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With IS in Coalition Cross-Hairs, al-Qaida's Syria Affiliate Reemerges The almost singular focus by the United States and some of its coalition partners on defeating the group known as the Islamic State appears to be giving new life to the group's chief rival. U.S. intelligence officials say despite hitting a low point about
Voice of America | Aug 27, 2015 9:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Two Nato soldiers shot dead by men in Afghan army uniforms Attack at Helmand base highlights insider killings that have fuelled distrust between Afghan security forces and foreign military Related: Al-Qaida leader pledges allegiance to new Afghan Taliban chief Gunmen in Afghan military uniforms shot dead two Nato
The Guardian | Aug 26, 2015 06:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Turkey denies allegations it tipped off al Qaida abductors The Turkish government rejects accusations by Syrian rebels that its intelligence service tipped off the Nusra Front, which then abducted the commander and 20 members of a U.S.-trained group of…Click to Continue »
Centre Daily Times | Aug 25, 2015 10:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from State College, Pennsylvania
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British hostage freed from al-Qaida in Yemen reunited with family in UK Bob Semple, who was freed by UAE troops at the weekend, said he was delighted to be back home safely after spending 18 months in captivity A British oil worker held hostage by al-Qaida in Yemen for 18 months is back in the UK after being released at the w
The Guardian | Aug 25, 2015 1:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Syrian rebels: Turkey tipped al Qaida group to U.S.-trained fighters The kidnapping of a group of U.S.-trained moderate Syrians moments after they entered Syria last month to confront the Islamic State was orchestrated by Turkish intelligence, multiple rebel sources have…Click to Continue »
Centre Daily Times | Aug 24, 2015 7:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from State College, Pennsylvania
UAE army frees British hostage as al-Qaida expands in Yemen Al-Qaida expands in Yemen as UAE army frees British hostage DUBAI, United Arab Emirates The United Arab Emirates said Sunday that its military freed a British hostage who was kidnapped 18 months ago by al-Qaida in Yemen, which has expanded its reach amid
SavannahNow.com | Aug 24, 2015 04:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Savannah, Georgia
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Queensland teenager Oliver Bridgeman denies joining al-Qaida affiliate in Syria The UK-born 18-year-old says he is working for aid groups inside refugee camps in Syria and hopes to return to Australia when I feel like my jobs done hereQueensland teenager Oliver Bridgeman has denied any links to an al-Qaida affiliated militia in Syria
The Guardian | Aug 23, 2015 11:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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British man held hostage in Yemen by al-Qaida released after 18 months Robert Douglas Semple, a 64-year-old oil worker, rescued by troops from United Arab Emirates, breaking months of silence after family advised not to go publicA 64-year-old British oil worker, held hostage by al-Qaida in Yemen for 18 months, has been rescu
The Guardian | Aug 23, 2015 5:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UAE says army frees British hostage held in Yemen UAE says army frees British hostage held by al-Qaida in Yemen, takes him to Abu Dhabi
GoErie.com | Aug 23, 2015 2:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Erie, Pennsylvania
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British hostage freed in Yemen after 18 months of chaos and power struggles Douglas Semples rescue by UAE forces from al-Qaida captors follows air strikes by Saudi Arabia-led coalition against Houthi rebelsWhen the British engineer Douglas Robert Semple was taken hostage by al-Qaida in Yemens eastern province of Hadramawt 18 mont
The Guardian | Aug 23, 2015 1:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend