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Synonyms for al-Qa'ida

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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In fact, the al-Qa'ida statement's clear acknowledgement of two distinct factions of fighters--the soldiers of al-Qa'ida in the Levant (junud qa'edat al-jihadfi'l Sham) and the sincere mujahid brothers (al-mujahideen al-sadiqin)--was the group's first public admission that al-Qa'ida and HTS had become two separate entities.
Among the al-Qa'ida letters and communications on the computer, bin Laden's files also revealed his apparent interest in crocheting and viral YouTube videos 6 and included more than 100 clips of Tom and Jerry.
It was then he decided to begin a personal and relentless quest to become part of the US response against al-Qa'ida.
In return, Iranian regime provided the Iran-based al-Qa'ida network freedom of operation and uninhibited ability to travel for extremists and their families.
CNG leader Commander Nazir died in early-January 2013, but the group has since chosen a new leader, and in a statement vowed to continue the group's activities, including supporting al-Qa'ida and conducting attacks in Afghanistan.
Instead, we differentiate between opposition members who attack civilians, violate basic human rights, or promote sectarianism, and those who have chosen the destructive path of al-Qa'ida, whose ideology promises more violence, disunity among the Syrian people, and a total disrespect for human life.
The fifth person named was Rahim, said to be a financial facilitator for al-Qa'ida and the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU), a designated terrorist organisation, prior to his arrest in May 2010 by Pakistani authorities.
The editors conclude with remarks intended to reinforce the ongoing value of just war criteria, even in a conflict with groups like al-Qa'ida, whose strategy raises the specter of total war.
He leaves behind a country in disarray, with a figurehead vice president officially in charge while powerful tribes and Saleh's sons and nephews vie for power and Al-Qa'ida lurks in the background.
This one is by Abd al-Aziz al-Muqrin, who was a lifelong terrorist and briefly head of Al-Qa'ida of the Arabian Peninsula (QAP), the branch organization for Al-Qa'ida in Saudi Arabia, until Saudi security forces killed him in June 2004.
The US is most worried about an al-Qa'ida offshoot that has grown in Yemen's mountain areas in recent years, using the haven as a base to plot attacks beyond the country's borders, including the failed attempt to blow up a US-bound airliner in December 2009.
Over plot of Al-Qa'ida in the Peninsula that targeted the Saudi prince Mohammad bin Nayef, President Saleh said the Kingdom has published complete details about perpetrators.
The Australian government has warned travelers to Germany to take special care because of an al-Qa'ida threat of a terrorist attack aimed at influencing tomorrow's national election.
On January 17, 2008, suspected al-Qa'ida operatives ambushed a tourist convoy in the eastern Hadramout Governorate, killing two Belgians.
In his statement on Monday, the congressman echoed the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Michael Hayden, who on Thursday voiced concern about alleged and potential ties between al-Qa'ida terrorist organization and Somali Islamist insurgents, foremost the al-Shabaab militias, which the United States designates a terrorist organization.