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Al-Qaeda chief threatens thousands of 9|11 attacks

Al-Qaeda chief threatens thousands of 9|11 attacks

Addressing the United States in a video message posted Thursday on YouTube, Zawahiri blamed 9/11 on “your crimes against us”. Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri threatened the US that the September 11, 2001 attacks will be repeated “thousands of times”, in a video marking the 15th anniversary of the deadly assault. He said that if these […]

September 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
42 dead in Yemen suicide attacks claimed by IS

42 dead in Yemen suicide attacks claimed by IS

Jun 27, – The capital of Hadramawt province, Mukalla had been under the control of Al-Qaeda for one year until pro-government troops backed by a Saudi-led coalition recaptured the city in April. A wave of suicide bombings targeting Yemeni troops killed at least 42 people Monday in the southeastern city of Mukalla, officials said, in […]

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Kerry: terrorists can run, but can’t hide

Kerry: terrorists can run, but can’t hide

Oct 06, – In raids in Somalia and in Libya’s capital, U.S. special forces on Saturday struck against Islamic extremists who have carried out terrorist attacks in East Africa. They captured a Libyan al-Qaida leader allegedly involved in the bombings of U.S. embassies 15 years ago. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that […]

October 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
US forces nab al-Qaida leader in Tripoli

US forces nab al-Qaida leader in Tripoli

Oct 06, – The Pentagon identified the al-Qaida leader as Nazih Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai, known by his alias Anas al-Libi. His capture would represent a significant blow to what remains of the core al-Qaida organization once led by Osama bin Laden. U.S. special forces on Saturday carried out a raid in the Libyan capital to capture […]

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Hagel orders 2 reviews in response to shooting

Hagel orders 2 reviews in response to shooting

Sep 18, – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered two sweeping reviews of military security and employee screening programs, acknowledging Wednesday that “a lot of red flags” may have been missed in the background of the Washington Navy Yard shooter. Two days after former Navy reservist Aaron Alexis gunned down 12 people in a shooting rampage […]

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