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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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NATO Special Operations Component Command-Afghanistan identified Rehan as 'a Tehrik-i Taliban deputy commander and Al-Qaeda facilitator' and said he was killed in a US airstrike in the district of Bermal in Paktika on Feb 22.
For more sophisticated training, Al-Qaeda members traveled to Lebanon.
3 ( ANI ): Pakistan's commercial hub Karachi has been serving as an attractive base for global jihadi groups such as al-Qaeda and its affiliates since the 9/11 attacks in the United States.
According to al-Youm al-Sabe' news website, the two extremist groups have launched a growingly harsh verbal attacks against each other and the al-Qaeda and ISIL leaders are exchanging dirty words now.
The commander of the arrested militant, earlier, got fight training in Al-Qaeda camp in Afghanistan and later participated in fight in Syria," he said.
Iran has held or hosted a number of high-ranking Al-Qaeda members and lower-level militants since the September 11, 2001, attacks on New York and Washington.
Barak Mendelsohn has written a comprehensive and well-considered study of why al-Qaeda chose to associate itself with a number of largely autonomous, often uncontrollable, and geographically distant terrorist organizations under a "branching out" strategy widely known as "franchising.
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.
Summary: Faced with open defiance from the leader of Al-Qaeda's affiliate in Syria and Iraq, Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri publicly expelled the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), suspending its franchise and stripping it of its status as part of the Al-Qaeda global enterprise.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The head of the Iraqi Awakening Conference, Ahmed Abu Risha confirmed that who tolerate with al-Qaeda is a criminal against Iraq and the Iraqis.
Addressing an audience of US Marines at a base in California on Wednesday, Obama stated that "the core of Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan is on the way to defeat.
A fragmented and weakened Al Qaeda has not been extinguished," it said, adding: "the reality of Al Qaeda's diminished capabilities and limited appeal does not mean that the threat of Al-Qaeda attacks has passed.
Yemen: Strike by an unmanned drone killed five suspected members of Al-Qaeda in eastern Yemen on Wednesday, a security official said.