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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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The region was once a stronghold of alQaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), an affiliate of the global terrorist organization.
The resolution goes on to reaffirm that payment of ransoms to individuals, groups, undertakings or entities on the AlQaida Sanctions List, regardless of how or by whom the ransom is paid is considered a violation of international legal obligations.
Just two months ago 34 people died and dozens more were injured when alQaida terrorists were behind four explosions at an expatriates' residential complex in Riyadh.
The current strengthening of security is precautionary and is related to action being taken in other countries and the possibility that the end of the religious festival of Eid may erroneously be used by alQaida and associated networks to mount attacks.
LONDON -- Prosecutors have presented declassified alQaida documents obtained after the raid on Osama bin Laden's Pakistan compound at the trial of a man accused of a British terror plot.
The group known variously as Isil, Isis or Islamic State, now considered to be in "competition" for influence with alQaida, he says, is spreading its depredations from its bases in Iraq and Syria to the rest of the Middle East.
Homeland and alQaida core is still a significant group that has capabilities.
Any individual or entity that provides financial or material support to the group, including the provision of arms or recruits, is eligible to be added to the AlQaida Sanctions List and subject to sanctions measures.
The assessment covers potential attacks by alQaida or linked extremist groups.
We must stay and give the people of Iraq a chance of democracy; to do otherwise would be an act of cowardice by giving in to the terror of AlQaida and Zarqawi.
It was the first major strike by militants inside Saudi Arabia since May and seemed a clear sign that the Saudi government's crackdown on alQaida linked extremists has not yet entirely succeeded.
One said he believed the suspects were ``members of alQaida cells'' because of similarities between weapons they used and how they ``immediately shoot at the police when cornered''.
The court heard how the Jamaican father-of-three had been the imam at Brixton mosque, which was later used as a power base by alQaida shoebomber Richard Reid.
But they will have only a few short hours together before David spends what should have been his honeymoon on a troop carrier bound for Afghanistan where his regiment will join the British army fighting alQaida and Taliban forces.
He (Bin Laden) even contemplated, in those writings, changing the name of alQaida to try to more closely identify it with Islam," White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said, referring to the treasure trove of information recovered from the Abbottabad hide out of the alQaida leader.