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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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Bayumi is a veteran al-Qaida member who has been located in Iran since 2014 and a member of al-Qaida since at least 2006.
counterterrorism operation killed three Americans and an Italian in January -- the two hostages, and two senior al-Qaida leaders -- offered a rare glimpse into the decade-old shadow war in Pakistan's tribal borderlands, as well as a hint of how difficult it remains to get information about al-Qaida activities there.
As al-Qaida gains ground locally in Yemen, that strengthens its ability to carry out attacks abroad against the United States, its main priority.
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The accounting system on display in the documents found by The Associated Press is a mirror image of what researchers have discovered in other parts of the world where al-Qaida operates, including Afghanistan, Somalia and Iraq.
Washington intensified its drone strikes on al-Qaida network in Yemen after it closed its diplomatic mission in San last Sunday.
Mareb was a previous stronghold for al-Qaida, and a number of members of the group still live in the province," a security source told the CNN.
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Officer Ghazi Saeed Abdullah of the Political Security Agency was gunned down in al-Bayda's town of Radda late on Thursday by two al-Qaida terrorists who managed to flee on a motorbike," the ministry said in a statement on its website.
Al-Libi's death is a major blow to core al-Qaida, removing the number two leader for the second time in less than a year, and further damaging the group's morale and cohesion and bringing it close to its ultimate demise than ever before," Carney said.
Sweden, June 6 -- Deputy al-Qaida leader Abu Yahya al-Libi was killed in a weekend drone strike in Pakistan, according to U.
Plus de 100 soldats ont ete tues au Yemen dans une attaque attribuee a Al-Qaida, l'une des plus meurtrieres contre l'armee dans un pays qui vient a peine de connaEtre une transition politique avec le depart de l'ex-president Ali Abdallah Saleh.