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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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To claim today that ISIL and al-Qaeda have resolved their problems is to exaggerate.
The war against Al-Qaeda in Shabwa and Abyan left 500 Al-Qaeda affiliates killed, 10 wounded and 39 others arrested.
This analysis was based on the argument that Zawahiri lacks charisma and he is a new commander of Al-Qaeda who is on run due to the counter terrorism efforts of international community led by USA.
He is the highest-ranking al-Qaeda figure to face trial on US soil since the attacks.
Now that Al-Qaeda has declared ISIS a renegade, however, its leaders cannot allow ISIS to succeed in creating a rival center of power.
Al-Qaeda Chief Ayman al-Zawahiri had already ordered the group in May 2013 to disband and return to Iraq, and announced that another group, the Al-Nusra Front, was Al-Qaeda's official branch in war-torn Syria, AFP reported.
He added: "who tolerates and deals with al-Qaeda is a criminal, and does not deserve to live in this country and enjoy its air and home .
If we understand the modus operandi of the old services office, which was to recruit young men to fight against the Soviets, it will be easier for us to understand Al-Qaeda in its fight against the other camp.
Obama's administration has scored a string of victories over Al-Qaeda, locating and killing Osama bin Laden in Pakistan in 2011 and sharply increasing the use of drones in targeted strikes against the network's leaders.
Firuzabadi also characterized all the rebels in Syria as al-Qaeda operatives.
On the morning of September 11, 2001, 19 terrorists from the Islamist militant group al-Qaeda hijacked four passenger jets.
Yemen: Strike by an unmanned drone killed five suspected members of Al-Qaeda in eastern Yemen on Wednesday, a security official said.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Iraq's Interior Ministry has announced on Thursday that the killing of the expert in al-Qaeda affairs, Mulla Nazim al-Jibouri reflects al-Qaeda's plans to strike the Sahwa (Awakening) elements and to create a crisis between them and the government, pointing out for the existence of information about massive pressure by al-Qaeda to force al-Sahwa members, who left al-Qaeda to return to the organization.
This question has bugged the international community in general and the United States in particular, since the leader of al-Qaeda organization was killed by a U.
Tehran is loosening restrictions on the movements of al-Qaeda leaders in Iran, the pan-Arab daily ASHARQ AL AWSAT reported on Monday.