al-Qaeda

(redirected from Al Quaida)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
  • noun

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

References in periodicals archive ?
Whoever says that Al Quaida triumphed over the White House administration, or that the White House administration lost this war--this is not entirely accurate, for if we look carefully at the results, it is impossible to say that Al Quaida is the only cause of these amazing gains.
A SOLDIER from Eve-sham has spoken of his key role in a major offensive against the Taliban and Al Quaida in Afghanistan.
No way is a city such as Liverpool going to be bombed by al Quaida.
It's a pity Shelley-Anne wasn't one of them there Al Quaida folk," added Mr Shootspatrick.
On November 13, 2001, President Bush signed a military order authorizing the creation of military tribunals to try individual noncitizens of the United States who are suspected to be members of an organization known as al Quaida, or who have been engaged in international terrorism against the United States.
This week last year the bombing began against Al Quaida and the Taliban.
Since the situation in Afghanistan is now developing positively for the people seven weeks after the beginning of the US and British military attacks on Al Quaida and the Taliban, hope is growing that in Afghanistan and elsewhere attention can now focus more on political solutions.
Omar has been captured by the authorities in Pakistan and President Bush has personally asked for the Islamic fundamentalist, whomay have links to al Quaida, to be extradited to the United States.
Mohamed and al-Owhali both escaped a death sentence for their role in the attacks, although prosecutors had admitted they were footsoldiers in bin Laden's Al Quaida terror group.
An extra 1,500 police officers will be on the streets of London this weekend as senior Scotland Yard officers warned the city could be the next target for Osama bin Laden's Al Quaida terror network.
The money from the crop provides substantial support for the likes of Al Quaida.
The current demonisation of Islamic immigrant communities will be the best news Al Quaida could ask for.
But in spite of trying to use antiTaliban fighters in northern Afghanistan to find the leader of terrorist organisation Al Quaida, US intelligence still cannot pinpoint bin Laden's whereabouts today.