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Al Qaida

A terrorist organization founded in the late 1980s. It was established in Pakistan to fight against the Soviets in Afghanistan. Its ideology is based on a certain interpretation of the writings of Sayid Qutb, who argued that "true" Islam had been lost over the years and has to be recovered. It is best known for the 9/11 terrorist attacks, which, among other things, destroyed the World Trade Center in the United States and served as the impetus for subsequent American wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Since 2001, Al Qaida has become more decentralized, with various otherwise unrelated groups claiming the name as they conduct terrorist or other activities in different countries.
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Ideologically, the differences between al-Qaeda and ISIL are a matter of minor details that have emerged largely from methodological and administrative issues.
The Military, in cooperation with the Popular Committees-civilian militias established in 2011 to back the military in its campaigns against alleged Al-Qaeda militants-on April 29 launched an offensive against AQAP in Shabwa and Abyan, two AQAP strongholds.
Al-Qaeda's leadership crisis became serious when Dr Zawahiri decided to abandon Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, his commander in Iraq due to his unwanted operations in Syria where Abu Muhammad al-Jolani was based with the mandate of core leadership of Al-Qaeda.
Ghaith as been charged with conspiracy to kill Americans, conspiring to provide support to al-Qaeda, and providing support to al-Qaeda.
Al-Qaeda fears that the indiscriminate slaughter of fellow Muslims will alienate supporters.
I think that the Iranians, in cooperation with Assad's security agencies, have been secretly running Al-Qaeda.
Despite these successes, "the recent global terror alert illustrates that, 15 years after its first attacks on America, Al-Qaeda is thriving," former CIA analyst Bruce Riedel wrote in a recent opinion piece.
Firuzabadi said he doesn't understand why the Americans are aiding al-Qaeda when it should know a victorious al-Qaeda would be a threat to Jordan and Israel.
Much has been learned about al-Qaeda since that sad day in 2001, including information about the hierarchy of the group that masterminded the attacks.
Five Al-Qaeda members were killed in the raid" that targeted a house in the village of Al-Ain in Hadramawt province, the official said, requesting anonymity.
The assassination of Mulla Nazim al-Jibouri by al-Qaeda reflects al-Sahwa organization's plan to strike the Sahwas and to create a crisis between it and the Iraqi government," the Interior Ministry's 1st Undersecretary, Adnan al-Assadi told Aswat al-Iraq news agency, adding that "the Interior Ministry possesses information about the existence of massive pressure by the terrorist al-Qaeda organization to force al-Sahwa members to change their national position and force them back to join al-Qaeda or the so-called "Iraq's Islamic State.
Also, the speed with which al-Qaeda elected Ayman al-Zawahri as its new leader was designed to show the group was not badly shattered with the loss of its leader and that it was capable regrouping its ranks in the post-bin Laden era.