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Al-Qaida vows to avenge militants facing Saudi execution Al-Qaidas Yemen branch, considered by Washington to be the most dangerous offshoot of the group, said in a statement circulated online Tuesday that it plans to avenge the execution of any of its members by Saudi Arabia.
Washington Post | 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Syria's al-Qaida branch releases captive Lebanese soldiers BEIRUT (AP) Syria's al-Qaida branch on Tuesday released a group of Lebanese troops held captive for over a year as part of a Qatar-brokered swap in which Lebanon freed at least 11 prisoners, including a former wife of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al
Yahoo! News | 1 hour, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Syrias al-Qaida Branch Releases Captive Lebanese Soldiers The release was part of a swap that included Lebanon setting free a number of prisoners | 6 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Al-Qaida in Syria releases 16 Lebanese prisoners in swap deal Soldiers and police officers held captive since August 2014 released as part of agreement brokered by QatarSyrias al-Qaida branch has released a group of Lebanese soldiers and police officers held captive since August 2014 as part of a swap deal brokered
The Guardian | 6 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Nusra Front Returns Lebanese Soldiers in Swap Al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front fighters released a group of 16 Lebanese soldiers Tuesday as part of an exchange brokered by Qatar. Militants from Nusra and the Islamic State group captured about 25 soldiers during an August 2014 attack on Arsal, a town in no
Voice of America | 8 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Syrias al-Qaida branch frees Lebanese soldiers held captive since 2014 as part of swap deal Syrias al-Qaida branch frees Lebanese soldiers held captive since 2014 as part of swap deal.
Washington Post | 9 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Death Threats Don't get a South Saint Paul Man to Front of Immigration Line A Twin Cities man has a unique perspective on the ISIS and al-Qaida terror groups. Akef Dulkumoni is living in South Saint Paul waiting and hoping for asylum in the United States. He worked in a prison in Jordan guarding terrorists, including Abu Musab al | Nov 26, 2015 12:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Minneapolis, Minnesota
The struggle for Mali | Jack Watling and Paul Raymond Last weeks deadly attack on a Bamako hotel was only the latest example of the governments weakness, which has fostered a dangerous climate of sectarianismWhen fighters linked to al-Qaida swept into Timbuktu on 1 April 2012, Dr Ibrahim Maiga found himself
The Guardian | Nov 25, 2015 06:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Al-Shabab Official Threatens Pro-Islamic State Fighters For months, a struggle has brewed within Somali militant group al-Shabab over whether to shift loyalties from longtime ally al-Qaida to Islamic State. The dispute intensified this week, after Shabab fighters ambushed and shot dead one of the group's veter
Voice of America | Nov 24, 2015 5:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Pakistani man Abid Naseer gets 40 years in al-Qaida plot to bomb NYC subway A federal jury in Brooklyn convicted Abid Naseer in March following a trial that featured spies in disguise, evidence from the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound and the defendant's questioning of an admitted co-conspirator. | Nov 24, 2015 4:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New York, New York