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Synonyms for al-Qaida

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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Todays action sanctions senior al-Qaida operatives responsible for moving money and weapons across the Middle East, said Adam J.
The statement called Al-Nasr "a long-time jihadist experienced in funneling money and fighters for al-Qaida.
The deceased al-Qaida leader also had directed operations against coalition, Afghan and Pakistani forces and maintained a close association with al-Qaida's top leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, Cook added.
In the tribal belt, a Pakistani military drive that started last summer has forced al-Qaida commanders into ever more remote areas like the Shawal Valley, where two of them were killed alongside Warren Weinstein, an American hostage and Italian hostage Lo Porto, on Jan.
drone strikes followed by Yemeni ground troops helped Yemen destroy a key al-Qaida base in the remote mountains of the impoverished, unstable nation.
Coming from one of the most dreaded terror outfits in the world, nobody dare take the threat lightly, but al-Qaida may not find it easy to set up base in India, say intelligence agencies.
For these reasons, the Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee will continue to maintain a global approach to the threat," he vowed.
He was dumbfounded when instead, the al-Qaida commander gently opened the grocery's glass door and asked for a pot of mustard.
Il a indique que le son comite avait tenu, en avril dernier, une reunion speciale pour discuter des menaces posees par Al-Qaida au Maghreb islamique (Aqmi) et le Mouvement pour l'unicite et le jihad en Afrique de l'Ouest (Mujao).
11(Xinhua-ANI): Up to five al-Qaida militants were killed Saturday evening when U.
TWO US drone strikes have killed a total of nine suspected al-Qaida militants, the sixth and seventh such attacks in less than two weeks as the Arab nation is on high alert against terrorism.
Two separate US drones strikes killed nine people in Yemen as Washington is stepping up its efforts to target al-Qaida suspects in the country following security threats.
He said the Yemeni government also turned down proposals from clerics and tribal leaders to grant amnesty to al-Qaida detainees in Yemeni prisons if the militant group renounces violence and hands over weapons.
He was among the few trusted Al-Qaida leaders who received advance notification that terrorists would strike the US on September 11, 2001.
The coordinated attacks in 13 cities sent a chilling warning that al-Qaida is slowly resurging in the security vacuum created by a weak government in Baghdad and the departure of the U.