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an intensely anti-western terrorist network that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist group; has cells in more than 50 countries
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- Al Qaeda hijacks spirit of Syria revolt three years on
By Samia Nakhoul KILLIS, ON THE TURKISH-SYRIAN BORDER (Reuters) - Syrian refugees in this border outpost were delighted to hear their home town of Azaz had been liberated - not from Bashar al-Assad's troops but from al Qaeda fighters who subjected them to a regime that included torture and public beheadings. For Syrians who three years ago rose up against 43 y Read more on this news related to 'Qaeda'
- Drone strike kills 4 'Qaeda' in Yemen: tribal source
A US drone strike in northeast Yemen has killed four suspected Al-Qaeda members, a tribal source said on Tuesday. Two missiles struck two vehicles late Monday in the Wadi Abida area, east of Sanaa, killing the occupants "who were all Al-Qaeda members," the source said. Obad Mubarak al-Shabwani and Jaafar al-Shabwani, "both local chiefs of Al-Qaeda,& Read more on this news related to 'Qaeda'
- Suspected al Qaeda militant killed in drone strike in central Yemen: tribesmen
A suspected al Qaeda militant was killed in a drone strike late on Monday in Yemen's central Maarib province, an oil-producing area where al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula operates, local tribesmen said. The U.S.-allied country, which shares a long border with Saudi Arabia, has been hit by lawlessness and violence since 2011 when mass protests forced veteran s Read more on this news related to 'Qaeda'