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Al Qaeda Attacks

Yemen: 55 Al Qaeda Militants Killed In Series Of Strikes

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 06.21.2014 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni forces, reportedly backed by U.S. drone strikes, hit al-Qaida militants for a second straight day Monday in what Yemen of...

Al Qaeda Issues Rare Apology

AP | MAAMOUN YOUSSEF | Posted 12.22.2013 | World

CAIRO (AP) — In a rare public apology, the military leader of al-Qaida's branch in Yemen has said that one of his fighters disobeyed orders and atta...

What Al Qaeda Looks Like 11 Years After 9/11

Posted 09.11.2012 | World

On the morning of September 11, 2001, 19 hijackers affiliated with the international terrorist network al Qaeda carried out a string of attacks that t...

U.S. Fears New Surge Of Al Qaeda Violence

nytimes.com | MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT and ERIC SCHMITT | Posted 01.06.2012 | World

BAGHDAD -- As the United States prepares to withdraw its troops from Iraq by year's end, senior American and Iraqi officials are expressing growing co...

Al Qaeda Chief Urges Attacks On 'Criminal' America

AP | By MAAMOUN YOUSSEF | Posted 10.15.2011 | World

CAIRO -- Al-Qaida's new leader called on his followers to continue to fight the United States despite the killing of Osama bin Laden, calling America ...

Al Qaeda Group Reportedly Takes Blame For Algeria Bombings

Reuters | Richard Meares | Posted 09.18.2011 | World

LONDON, July 19 (Reuters) - Al Qaeda in North Africa has claimed responsbility for suicide bombs in Algeria at the weekend that a security source ...

Al Qaeda Vows Revenge For Osama Bin Laden's Death

AP | By MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 07.06.2011 | World

CAIRO -- Al-Qaida vowed to keep fighting the United States and avenge the death of Osama bin Laden, which it acknowledged for the first time Friday in...

Afghanistan UN Security Lapse Is Inexcusable: Foreign Correspondent

True/Slant | Michael Hastings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I try to avoid posts like this, weighing in with a strongly held opinion about something I have no first hand information of. The initial reports are ...

More Al-Qaeda Plane Terror Plots 'Likely'

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Al-Qaeda is likely to try again to use aircraft to attack the West, Whitehall officials have told the BBC. Security correspondent Frank Gardner said t...