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Al-Qaeda Leader Threatens U.S. Ahead of 9/11 Anniversary [VIDEO]

September 10th 2016

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri appears in a new video released ahead of the 15th anniversary of 9/11, calling the attacks “blessed” and promising more such attacks to come. “We mark in these days the passage of nearly 15 years since the blessed invasions in Washington, New York and Pennsylvania,” Zawahiri says, according to a...
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20+ Dead in Somali Restaurant Attack [VIDEO]

January 22nd 2016

At least 20 people are dead after al-Shabab militants stormed a beachfront restaurant Thursday evening in the Somali capital of Mogadishu. Security officials ended the siege on Friday after a long firefight, with special forces reportedly going room to room in pursuit of the gunmen who took refuge inside the restaurant after killing people....
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US State Dept Issues Worldwide Travel Warning [VIDEO]

November 24th 2015

The State Department issued a worldwide travel alert Monday warning U.S. citizens about the risk of potential terrorist attacks by ISIS and other militants. “Information suggests that ISIL (aka Daesh), al Qaeda, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions,” the statement reads. The alert is in effect...
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Syria Strike Kills Al Qaeda Leader [VIDEO]

October 19th 2015

The Pentagon said a U.S.-led coalition airstrike in northwest Syria killed the leader of al Qaeda offshoot the Khorasan Group, according to a statement Sunday. Sanafi al-Nasr, a Saudi citizen whose full name was Abdul Mohsen Abdallah, organized routes for new recruits traveling from Pakistan to Syria through Turkey and was one of al...
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Al Qaeda Yemen Leader Confirmed Dead [VIDEO]

June 16th 2015

A top Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader was killed by a U.S. drone in Yemen on Friday, a video statement from AQAP’s media wing confirmed Tuesday. Nasser al-Wahayshi, who was once Osama bin Laden’s personal secretary, was succeeded by military commander Qasm al-Rimi, according to AQAP operatives. U.S. government officials have yet...
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Al Qaeda: We Ordered Charlie Hebdo Attack [VIDEO]

January 10th 2015

Al Qaeda’s branch in Yemen said Friday it directed the attack on Charlie Hedbo that killed 12 on Wednesday. The Kouachi brothers, who were killed earlier on Friday by police, claimed during the office massacre to be part of the al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP. Yemeni officials said that one of...
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Colbert Report: The CIA Torture Report [VIDEO]

December 12th 2014

CIA Torture Report – The Senate releases a report filled with shocking revelations about the CIA’s brutal interrogation methods. Stephen leaving the Colbert Report. Now that’s going to be torture!
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Mika Brzezinski Asks Obama: Wasn’t Al-Qaeda Supposed to Be ‘Decimated’? [VIDEO]

June 23rd 2014

Watch Mika Brzezinski Talking to Obama: Wasn’t Al-Qaeda Supposed to Be ‘Decimated’? In an interview pre-taped Friday but aired on Morning Joe Monday morning, MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski pressed President Barack Obama on the deteriorating situation in Iraq, charging, “You said that the war was ended in Iraq. You said al-Qaeda was decimated. You...
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Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law found guilty in terror trial [VIDEO]

March 26th 2014

A son-in-law of Osama bin Laden was convicted Wednesday of conspiring to kill Americans by serving as an al Qaeda spokesman after Sept. 11. NBC News
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Al Qaeda Announces New English-Language Terror Magazine

March 10th 2014

Al Qaeda has used a slickly produced video with audio from Malcolm X to announce the upcoming launch of a new English-language on-line terror magazine called “Resurgence.” NBC News
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American asks Obama to negotiate with al Qaeda for his release

December 26th 2013

A U.S. contractor kidnapped more than two years ago by al Qaeda militants in Pakistan pleaded with President Barack Obama to negotiate his release, in a video message published Thursday. Warren Weinstein said he feels “totally abandoned and forgotten” by the Obama administration, in the video sent to the Washington Post.
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US commandos raid terrorist hideouts in Libya, Somalia, capture senior al Qaeda official

October 6th 2013

U.S. commandos launched daring twin raids in Libya and Somalia on Saturday, capturing a senior al Qaeda official who allegedly planned 1998 embassy attacks in Kenya and Tanzania, the Pentagon said. Anas al Libi, whose real name is Nazih Abdul-Hamed Nabih al-Ruqai’I, was seized in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, the Pentagon said. He has...
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Al-Qaeda-linked rebels are eating human hearts and dismembering people alive, Syria tells the UN

October 1st 2013
Al-Qaeda-linked rebels are eating human hearts and dismembering people alive, Syria tells the UN

Syria’s foreign minister claimed Monday that his government is fighting a war against al-Qaeda-linked militants who eat human hearts and dismember people while they are still alive, then send their limbs to family members. Walid al-Moallem, addressing world leaders at the UN General Assembly in New York, also charged that the U.S., Britain and...
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Interpol Issues ‘Red Notice’ For Britain’s Terror Widow

September 27th 2013

Interpol has issued a “Red Notice” for the British mother of three dubbed the “White Widow” at the request of authorities in Kenya. Samantha Lewthwaite, known as “Sherafiya,” is thought to be a key member of al-Shabaab, the Somalia-based militant group that has claimed responsibility for the deadly Nairobi mall siege. She is wanted...
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HIGH ALERT – Possible al Qaeda threat Closes Embassies Sunday: State Deptartment

August 1st 2013

The United States said it would close an unspecified number of embassies around the world on Sunday over security concerns. Possible al Qaeda threat closes all US embassies Sunday across Middle East State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf on Thursday called the step “precautionary” but declined to specify the threat or list which missions would...
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Car Bombs Hit Baghdad Shi’ite Districts, 17 Killed

May 27th 2013

A series of car bombs exploded in markets and shopping areas in mainly Shi’ite neighborhoods across Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 17 people, police and hospital officials said. Sunni Muslim Islamist insurgents and al-Qaeda’s Iraqi wing have increased attacks since the beginning of the year and often target Shi’ite districts to try to...
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Navy SEAL Who Killed Bin Laden Describes Moment He Killed The Al-Qaeda Leader — And His Life Now Without A Pension Or Health Care

February 11th 2013

A U.S. Navy SEAL who claims to have fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden has described for the first time the moment he shot the al-Qaeda leader twice in the head. However, the anonymous shooter also told how his wife and family now lived in constant fear of their lives, and had...
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