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The Raqqa Diaries by Samer review brutal and powerful Reports smuggled out of Isis-occupied Syria detail the horrors faced by a desperate populationIn March 2013, Free Syrian Army fighters, alongside the al-Qaida-linked militia Jabhat al-Nusra, liberated Raqqa, a city in Syrias east. Statues of Assad were at
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U.S. turns up the heat on Islamic State, al-Qaida Ed Blanche, The Arab WeeklyBEIRUT, Lebanon -- A sharp escalation in the United States' largely covert military campaign to cripple the Islamic State has taken a withering toll on the group.
United Press International | Feb 20, 2017 3:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Pro-government tribal leader among dead in US raid in Yemen CAIRO (AP) The main figure killed in last month's U.S. raid in Yemen targeting al-Qaida was a tribal leader who was allied to the country's U.S.- and Saudi-backed president and had been enlisted to fight Yemen's Shiite rebels, according¦
Rio Rancho Observer | Feb 16, 2017 06:16 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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As Islamic State loses territory, it seeks to survive online Al-Qaida’s main affiliate in Iraq avoided extinction at the hands of U.S. and Iraqi forces a decade ago by backing away from military engagements and moving the remnants of its network underground until its re-emergence as the Islamic State.That su
Cedar Rapids Gazette | Feb 14, 2017 02:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Memorial service held for Navy SEAL killed in Yemen raid NORFOLK, Va. (AP) A private memorial has been held for the Navy SEAL who was killed during a raid against al-Qaida in Yemen.
Yahoo! News | Feb 10, 2017 11:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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U.S. airstrike kills 10 al-Qaida operatives in Syria Ed AdamczykFeb. 9 (UPI) -- A veteran al-Qaida member with ties to Osama bin Laden died in a U.S. airstrike near Idlib, Syria, the Pentagon reported.
United Press International | Feb 9, 2017 12:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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U.S. Airstrikes Kill 11 Terrorists, Including Egyptian Islamic Jihad Founder Two United States airstrikes against al-Qaida near Idlib, Syria killed 11 terrorists in two days, according to the Pentagon. | Feb 8, 2017 10:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Dallas, Texas
Pentagon: Airstrikes in Syria killed 11 al-Qaida operatives WASHINGTON (AP) The Pentagon says two U.S. airstrikes in Syria killed 11 al-Qaida operatives, including one with ties to Osama bin Laden and other senior al-Qaida leaders.
Journal Review | Feb 8, 2017 10:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana
Raids in Germany, Britain in probe linked to Syria militants German prosecutors say that apartments and other properties in western Germany and Britain are being searched in an investigation of two people accused of supporting the Nusra Front, an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria.
KHNL News 8 | Feb 8, 2017 09:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Honolulu, Hawaii
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UN report: Military Pressure on IS has Group on 'Defensive' The United Nations says the so-called Islamic State terror group has not been able to withstand sustained military pressure in several conflict zones at once and is on the defensive. In its biannual report on the state of IS and al-Qaida, the U.N. says re
Voice of America | Feb 7, 2017 8:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend