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Synonyms for al-Qaeda

a terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups

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Abu Dhabi, Dec 28 (ANI): Two Pakistan nationals accused of running a jihadi organisation, and aiding and abetting al Qa'eda have gone on trial in the United Arab Emirates.
The two brothers from Pakistan ran a jihadi organisation in the UAE and had direct communication with a senior member of al Qa'eda, the State Security Court was told.
The court was told that their organisation aimed to collect money for al Qa'eda and recruit people for jihadi operations, and that the brothers confessed to having links with the Islamist terrorist group, The National reports.
The prosecutors also claim to have found a message on AkW's computer in Urdu that he sent to Mustafa al Masri, an Egyptian alleged to have been the financial chief of al Qa'eda before he was killed in a US drone airstrike in Pakistan in May.
In addition to juggling an insurgency in the north and a separatist movement in the south, the Yemeni government is struggling to combat a resurgent wing of al Qa'eda as well as increasing economic hardship.
Also in Washington, State Department deputy spokesman Adam Ereli said, "Jordanians captured some individuals who they believe were affiliated with the Al Qa'eda network.
The two guys also remain important to secure the tenacity of the al Qa'eda.
And while no evidence exists to date of a link between Saddam Hussein and Al Qa'eda, under occupation Iraq has been infiltrated by thousands of Osama Bin Laden sympathizers and other fundamentalists who have declared war on America and its allies.
Independent reports suggest that resistance to coalition forces is being carried out by highly organized Muslim zealots who are slipping into Iraq and may have connections with Al Qa'eda.