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Hamza bin Laden, awaited heir to Al-Qaeda?.

A photo montage published by Al-Qaeda to mark the 16th anniversary of 9/11 shows the face of Osama bin Laden in the flames of the Twin Towers.

- The Daily Star - LB

Al-Qaeda supporters publish 'dead or alive' wanted notice for President Trump.

Al-Qaeda has had a resurgence online in recent months, using the heir of the group's late leader Osama bin Laden—his son Hamza—as a propaganda pawn whose family lineage boosts its image. Now, Al-Qaeda's supporters are using another notable name to attract attention: President Donald Trum...

- The Raw Story - US

Militants assault government targets in western Syria, complicating cease-fire talks.

The offensive is led by an al-Qaeda-linked group and is the biggest in the area since March, activists said.

- Washington Post - US

Jihadist fighters assault government targets in western Syria, complicating cease-fire talks.

The offensive is led by an al-Qaeda-linked group and is the biggest in the area since March, activists said.

- Washington Post - US

Al-Qaida-led fighters on the offensive against Syrian troops.

A Syrian monitoring group says insurgents led by an al-Qaida-linked group have launched a wide offensive against pro-government troops south of their stronghold in the western province of Idlib.

- FOX News - US

Is Osama's son Hamza the heir to al-Qaida?.

In a report published by the Combating Terrorism Center , former FBI special agent and Al-Qaida specialist Ali Soufan wrote: "Now in his late 20s, Hamza is being prepared for a leadership role in the organisation his father founded.

- Times Of India - IN

Lashkar, Al-Qaeda have Rohingya links, say government sources.

Terror group Aqamul Mujahideen was an important factor in establishing connection between Lashkar and Rohingyas

- Zee News - IN

Hamza bin Laden: the heir to Al-Qaeda?.

Paris, France, Sep 19 - A photo montage published by Al-Qaeda to mark the 16th anniversary of 9/11 shows the face of Osama bin Laden in the flames of the Twin Towers. At his side is his son Hamza, the “crown prince of jihad”. The young man, now 28, has appeared since childhood in the

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Osama bin Laden's son Hamza likely heir to Al-Qaeda.

Hamza has appeared in propaganda network founded by his father.

- Daily Nation - KE

Hamza bin Laden: The heir to Al-Qaeda?.

A photo montage published by Al-Qaeda to mark the 16th anniversary of 9/11 shows the face of Osama bin Laden in the flames of the Twin Towers. At his side is his son Hamza, the "crown prince of jihad".The young man, now 28, has appeared since childhood in the propaganda network founded by his father. And now, some officials ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Qaida man on mission to recruit Rohingyas held.

He was allegedly setting up base in Delhi, Mizoram and Manipur to radicalise and recruit Rohingya refugees to wage war against India and fight the Myanmar army. He was described as a battle-hardened mujahideen who had fought for the Qaida's al-Nusra front in Syria.

- Times Of India - IN

Qaida man on mission to recruit Rohingyas held

In the biggest breakthrough made by Indian intelligence this year, the special cell of Delhi Police has arrested 28-year-old Samiun Rahman, a British national who police said was al Qaida’s key recruiter in India.

- Times Of India - IN

US forces increase Somalia airstrikes amid uncertainty over future

An intensifying U.S. airstrike campaign against Somalia is unlikely by itself to defeat a resilient band of al-Qaida-aligned militants, a fact that could tempt the U.S. to wade deeper into a country faced with the departure of an African force that has offered protection for a decade.

- Stars and Stripes - US

British national Al Qaeda terrorist arrested in Delhi

New Delhi, Sep 18 A British national Al Qaeda terrorist on a mission to radicalise Rohingya Muslims to fight in Myanmar has been arrested in the Indian capital, police said on Monday. Deputy Commissioner of Police P.S. Kushwah said Shami Rehman, 27, was arrested near Shakarpur bus stand in east Delhi on Sunday evening.

- Yahoo! News - US

From Canada to al-Qaeda: New York trial provides a window into Winnipeg's 'Lost Boys'

New York trial provides a window into Winnipeg's infamous 'Lost Boys,' who allegedly flew to Pakistan to become jihadis

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Yemen soldier kills Al-Qaeda detainees in revenge attack

A young soldier participating in operations against Al-Qaeda in Yemen has murdered three militant detainees who confessed to killing his colonel father, a security source said Sunday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Yemen soldier murders 3 Qaeda detainees in revenge attack

A young soldier participating in operations against al-Qaeda in Yemen has murdered three extremist detainees who confessed to killing his colonel father, a security source said Sunday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Former CIA director John Brennan describes the 'white-knuckled' moments before Osama bin Laden was killed

US Department of Defense John Brennan, the former director of the CIA, told Business Insider that participating in planning the raid that killed former Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was one of his proudest moments at the agency post-9/11. Brennan was then-President Barack Obama's assistant for counterterrorism at the time ...

- Business Insider - US

Ex-Nusra vows to fight on in Syria, denounces de-escalation deal

BEIRUT - The former al Qaeda branch in Syria has pledged to keep fighting government forces and their Russian and Iranian allies, and denounced ceasefire talks in Kazakhstan.

- Reuters - US

Hizbul blames Zakir Musa for militant killings

A rift between Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, Lashkar-e-Toiba militant outfits and Zakir Musa, head of the Al Qaeda cell in Kashmir - Ansar Ghazwatul Hind, is out in the open with the former blaming the later for providing information to security forces about the movement of ultras.A video in which five masked men claiming to be ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Alleged al-Qaida commander needs more spine surgery; next Guantánamo hearing in doubt

A high-value detainee at Guantánamo needs a second spinal cord surgery, this one on his neck, a medical procedure that his lawyers say will likely mean cancellation of next month's … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Omar Khadr gains greater Internet access, but visits with sister restricted

Khadr was seeking unsupervised visits with his sister, Zaynab Khadr, who has in the past expressed support for the al-Qaeda terrorist group

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Trump Beware: Pakistan's Luck Playing China Card is Turning

At the lowest ebb of the last annus horribilis for U.S.-Pakistan ties in 2011, soon after the special forces raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan brandished the China card: if relations with Washington were going into a tailspin, Islamabad would turn to Beijing instead. They were rebuffed. China ...

- GMF - DE

Burkinabé jihadists' condemnation of Ouagadougou assault indicates rivalry with Al-Qaeda, raising attack risks in north and capital

Event Burkina Faso's local jihadist group, Ansaroul Islam, on 13 September condemned last month's attack in the capital, Ouagadougou, which it blamed on the Al-Qaeda-linked coalition Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin . Nineteen people were killed and 21 injured when gunmen fired randomly

- Jane’s - US

'Let us know when you kill Bin Laden': Ex-Obama aide torches Trump boasts about fighting terrorists

President Donald Trump on Friday bragged about the work he and his administration have done in fighting terrorism , and he cast aspersions on the work of his predecessor. “We have made more progress in the last nine months against ISIS than the Obama Administration has made in 8 years,&#...

- The Raw Story - US

Rohingya militants deny links to Al Qaeda, Islamic State

THE ROHINGYA militant group fighting the Tatmadaw military of Burma in the country's northern Rakhine State has rejected accusations that it is linked to international jihadist organisations. The post Rohingya militants deny links to Al Qaeda, Islamic State appeared first on Asian Correspondent.

- Asian Correspondent - HK

Three suspected al Qaeda militants killed in Yemen drone strike

ADEN, Yemen - Three suspected al Qaeda militants were killed in a drone strike in southern Yemen late on Thursday, a local security official and residents said.

- Reuters - US

3 suspected al-Qaeda militants killed in Yemen drone strike

Three suspected al Qaeda militants were killed in a drone strike in southern Yemen late on Thursday, a local security official and residents said.

- The Daily Star - LB

Splitting Civil Society from the Jihadists in Idlib

In recent months, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham , the al-Qaeda-linked successor group to Jabhat al-Nusra and Jabhat Fatah al-Sham, has established a stronghold in Syria's Idlib province. In order for outside parties to prevent further jihadist control over the province, especially in its northwest section, they will have to split ...

- The Washington Institute - US

Hamza Bin Laden, Osama's Son, Set to Unify World Terrorism

Hamza bin Laden, Osama bin Laden's son, now in his late 20s, appears set to unify world terrorism, according to reports.

- Newsmax - US

This new unmanned Rolls Royce ship could be a game-changer for navies around the world

Rolls Royce Unmanned air vehicles, better known as drones, have been operating for a long time. And those drones have been used in some high-ranking terrorist kills, like the one that took out Anwar al-Awlaki of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula or Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud. Other unmanned vehicles are on ...

- Business Insider - US

Saudi pilot dies during operation against al-Qaeda in Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition at war in Yemen says a Saudi pilot has died due to a technical failure in the region of Abyan during an operation there against al-Qaeda

- The Daily Star - LB

Saudi pilot killed in Yemen operation against Al-Qaeda

The Saudi-led coalition intervened in Yemen in 2015, when Hadi fled into exile as the rebels threatened to overrun his last stronghold.

- Zee News - IN

ARSA group denies links with al-Qaeda, ISIL and others

Rakhine-based Rohingya fighters, who emerged in October last year, say they have no ties to any 'terrorist group'.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Inaction over ethnic cleansing in Myanmar will only fuel Islamist extremism

If Western governments don't speak up for the Rohingya, extremist recruiters will.  The silence of Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi over the Rohingya emergency has been deafening. The Nobel Peace Prize winner has been rightly challenged, repeatedly, over her failure to address what the United Nations has said ...

- New Statesman - UK

ARSA group denies links with al-Qaeda, ISIL and others

Rakhine-based Rohingya group, which emerged in October last year, says it has no ties to any 'terrorist group'.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Rohingya militants say they have 'no links' with global terror

Rohingya militants, whose raids in western Myanmar provoked an army crackdown that spurred a humanitarian crisis, denied any links to global terror groups on Thursday, days after Al-Qaeda urged Muslims to rally to their cause.

- The Daily Star - LB

Al Qaeda ousted from Yemen president`s home district

Yemeni forces backed by the United Arab Emirates have driven al Qaeda militants from a southern district that is the birthplace of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, security sources said on Thursday.

- Zee News - IN

Rohingya crisis: Al Qaeda calls for Muslims to 'punish' Burma

INTERNATIONAL jihadist organisation al Qaeda has called for Muslims to support the persecuted Muslim Rohingya minority of Burma . The post Rohingya crisis: Al Qaeda calls for Muslims to 'punish' Burma appeared first on Asian Correspondent.

- Asian Correspondent - HK

Al-Qaeda ousted from Yemen president's home district

Yemeni forces backed by the United Arab Emirates have driven al-Qaeda militants from a southern district that is the birthplace of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, security sources said Thursday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Al Qaeda issues global call to arm Rohingya with weapons

Al Qaeda urges Muslims around the world to send aid, weapons and military support to Rohingya in Myanmar, threatening that the Government "shall be made to taste what our brothers have tasted".

- ABC News - AU

Al Qaeda warns Myanmar of 'punishment' over Rohingya

Al Qaeda militants have called for support for Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, who are facing a security crackdown that has sent about 400,000 of them fleeing to Bangladesh, warning that Myanmar would face "punishment" for its "crimes".

- GMA News - PH

Senate Rejects Bipartisan Push To Lapse War Authorizations Passed After 9/11

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Wednesday rejected a bipartisan push for a new war authorization against the Islamic State and other terrorist groups, electing to let the White House rely on a 16-year-old law passed after the Sept. 11 attacks as the legal basis to send U.S. troops into combat. Senators voted 61-36 scuttle ...

- TPM News - US

Myanmar Crisis Spurs U.N. Session, al Qaeda Threat

A push by the military that rules Myanmar alongside Aung San Suu Kyi to clear Rohingya villages and drive the Muslim ethnic group into Bangladesh is drawing the attention of two international organizations: the United Nations Security Council and al Qaeda.

- Wall Street Journal - US

How Isis and Al-Qaeda could hijack the Rohingya Muslim crisis in Myanmar

Burmese government accused of widespread abuses against Muslim minority forced to flee to Bangladesh.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Al Qaeda warns Myanmar of 'punishment' over Rohingya

Al Qaeda militants have called for support for Myanmar`s Rohingya Muslims, who are facing a security crackdown that has sent about 400,000 of them fleeing to Bangladesh, warning that Myanmar would face "punishment" for its "crimes".

- Zee News - IN

Al Qaeda warns Myanmar of 'punishment' over Rohingyas

Al Qaeda militants have called for support for Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, who are facing a security crackdown that has sent about 400,000 of them fleeing to Bangladesh, warning that Myanmar would face "punishment" for its "crimes".

- BDNews24 - BD

Al Qaeda Warns Myanmar of 'Punishment' Over Rohingya

Al Qaeda militants have called for support for Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, who are facing a security crackdown that has sent about 400,000 of them fleeing to Bangladesh, warning that Myanmar would face "punishment" for its "crimes". The exodus of Muslim refugees from Buddhist-majority Myanmar was sparked by a fierce ...

- Voice of America - US

Al-Qaeda warns of 'punishment' over treatment of Rohingya Muslims

Al-Qaeda militants have called for support for Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims warning that Myanmar would face "punishment" for its "crimes".

- IOL - ZA

Al Qaeda warns Myanmar of 'punishment' over Rohingya

'The savage treatment meted out to our Muslim brothers shall not pass without punishment,' says terror group.

- Malaysiakini - MY

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