Al Qaida


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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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The general said key Al Qaida leaders who fled Al Mukalla in 2016 were hiding in the valley, with heavy arms the militants looted from military bases in their former strongholds.
Earlier, the Yemeni security forces arrested Mohammad Abdu Saleh Al Hawdali in a raid implemented on December 30, on an Al Qaida hideout in Hodeida province west of the country.
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Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said the Afghan forces were making remarkably quick progress against al Qaida fighters in the valleys, and there were not a lot of ways out.
In 2004, Zarqawi and his terrorist group formally joined al Qaida, pledged allegiance to Osama bin Laden, and he promised to "follow his orders in jihad.
A local military officer knowledgeable about the operation told Gulf News that the Yemeni troops, known as the Hadhrami Elite Forces, had gained control of the entrance points to Al Mousaini valley, besieging Al Qaida militants who have long used the valley for regrouping and staging attacks against government forces in the province.
Meanwhile, the US military said it had caught a suspected Al Qaida militant believed to be behind the killing last week of a key Sunni Arab tribal leader in Anbar province.
Al Qaida is is likely to use its contacts and capabilities in Iraq to mount an attack on US soil, according to a new National Intelligence Estimate on threats to the America.
US FORCES have arrested a senior al Qaida terrorist and personal associate of the group's new leader, the top US military spokesman in Iraq said last night.
A national Guardsman is facing charges of attempting to give information to Osama bin Laden's al Qaida network.