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Bin Laden's son steps into father's shoes as al-Qaeda attempts a comeback.

The terrorist group's heir apparent has called for Manchester-style attacks.

- Washington Post - US

Al-Qaida tries comeback with bin Laden son as mouthpiece.

Son seeks to recruit ISIS followers.

- Times-Picayune - US

Egypt hits Libyan terror camps again after attack kills Christians.

Egypt launched a fresh wave of air strikes against Libyan terrorist bases on Saturday in response to the killing of 29 Coptic Christians south of Cairo, with a warning of further retaliation possible.The airstrikes follow six bombing raids in Libya that hit the north-eastern coastal town of Derna on Friday, with Cairo ...

- Sify - IN

Libyan Islamist group calls it a day.

The al-Qaeda linked Libyan Islamist group which was behind the 2012 Benghazi attack that killed the US ambassador Christopher Stevens, has dissolved.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Police Helicopter Deployed, Karaoke Machine Confiscated After Song Mocking Bin Laden Played at Party.

A British police officer was moved to activate her panic button after taking offence at a parody song making fun of former Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden being played at a garden party, bringing in serious re-enforcements to a small English village. The officer pressed the panic button on her body-mounted camera after ...

- Breitbart - US

Are we experiencing a 'new jihad'? There's no easy answer.

Thomson ReutersIn a BBC interview just after the recent Manchester suicide bombing, French scholar Gilles Kepel offered a three-stage chronology of the development "jihadi" activism. The first stage he identified emerged in 1979, around the time of the Iranian revolution, and failed to mobilise the pious masses. It was ...

- Business Insider - US

What science can reveal about the psychological profiles of terrorists.

Osama bin Laden and his advisor Ayman al Zawahiri. Hamid Mir/wikipedia, CC BY-SAWhat went though the mind of the suicide bomber Salman Abedi just before he blew himself up in Manchester this week, killing 22 people? We often dismiss terrorists as non-humans, monsters, at first. But when we learn that they were seemingly ...

- The Conversation - UK

Are we really seeing the rise of a 'new jihad'? It's just not that simple.

In a BBC interview just after the recent Manchester suicide bombing, French scholar Gilles Kepel offered a three-stage chronology of the development jihadi' activism. The first stage he identified emerged in 1979, around the time of the Iranian revolution, and failed to mobilise the pious masses. It was followed, he says, ...

- The Conversation - UK

Saudis hope to halt extremism with 'terrorist rehab'.

Saudis seek to modify the thoughts and behaviors of former members of terrorist organizations like al-Qaeda and the Islamic State via rehabilitation programs, but some worry it isn't working.

- Al-Monitor - EG

The Islamization of Kashmir's separatist movement.

Reports about a separatist leader joining al Qaeda have raised fears the Kashmiri movement is being "hijacked" by Islamists. Expert Agnieszka Kuszewska tells DW that Indian policies are partly to blame for this trend.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Pakistanis take to terror, espionage and drug trafficking activities worldwide.

, May 26 : There has been a spurt in cases where Pakistanis have been found to be involved in terror-related activities including, being implicated in drug trafficking and espionage cases across the globe. The country's embassies have been grappling with increasing number of such cases as per well placed sources.In one ...

- Sify - IN

Navy SEAL who claims he killed bin Laden calls reporter who was 'body slammed' by GOP candidate a 'snowflake'

Bobby Caina Calvan/APRobert O'Neill, the former Navy SEAL who claimed to have fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden, called the reporter who was "body-slammed" by a Republican House candidate in Montana a "snowflake." Speaking during an appearance on Fox News' "The Specialists," O'Neill, who is from Montana, also said ...

- Business Insider - US

News24.com | Father of Manchester bomb suspect 'was in militant group'

The father of suspected Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi was once part of a Libyan militant group with alleged ties to Al-Qaeda, a Libyan security source has said.

- News24.com - ZA

US Forces Killed Five Civilians in Yemen Raid, According to Rights Group

Five civilians were killed in a US military raid in Yemen, a rights group has claimed, disputing the official report that seven al-Qaeda fighters died in Tuesday's counter-terrorism operation'. © 2000 - 2017 Al Bawaba

- Albawaba - UK

Two senators are urging Congress to vote for an official authorization to fight against ISIS

Thomson Reuters Two US senators announced Thursday that they will introduce a new bill to authorize military force to fight ISIS on Friday. Republican Senator Jeff Flake and Democrat Senator Tim Kaine will introduce an authorization for the use of military force against ISIS, al-Qaeda and the Taliban. The proposed AUMF ...

- Business Insider - US

Bipartisan Senate pair introduce new military force authorization against terror groups

The new AUMF proposed by Sens. Tim Kaine, D-Virginia and Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, would authorize force against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria , al Qaeda and the Taliban

- CBS NEWS - US

Manchester attack suspect's father was once part of militant group: Security source

The father of suspected Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi was once part of a Libyan militant group with alleged ties to Al-Qaeda, a Libyan security source said on Thursday.

- Zee News - IN

Manchester attack: Salman Abedi's father had ties with militant group, says Libya's Deterrence Force

The father of suspected Manchester suicide bomber, Salman Abedi, was part of a Libyan militant group with ties to Al-Qaeda, a Libyan security source said. The post Manchester attack: Salman Abedi's father had ties with militant group, says Libya's Deterrence Force appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Father of Manchester bomb suspect 'was in militant group'

TRIPOLI, May 25 — The father of suspected Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi was once part of a Libyan militant group with alleged ties to al-Qaeda, a Libyan security source said today. Abedi's father Ramadan was a member of the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

The Forgotten Jihadists: the Resurgence of Al Qaeda?

Members 30 Jun 2017 - 13:00 to 14:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Adrian Levy, Co-Author, The Exile: The Flight of Osama bin LadenCathy Scott-Clark, Co-Author, The Exile: The Flight of Osama bin Laden Register Register Since the death of their founder, Osama Bin Laden in 2011, Al Qaeda ...

- Chatham House - UK

Police investigate suspected links between Paris, Brussels and Manchester terror attacks

Sources say police are probing whether Salman Abedi could have been supplied with a bomb made by notorious al-Qaida bomb-maker Abd al-Baset Azzouz

- National Post - CA

PML-N slams institutions for 'not acting against Imran'

ISLAMABAD: The ongoing war of words between the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf took another turn on Wednesday when ruling party lawmakers accused state institutions and courts of being soft' on Imran Khan.But the PTI, which has been battling foreign funding allegations in the Supreme Court, ...

- DAWN - PK

Investigators explore suspected bomber's links to larger European terror network, family ties to al-Qaida

British investigators are hunting for potential conspirators linked to the bombing that killed 22 people in a search that is exploring the possibility that the same cell linked to the Paris and Brussels terror attacks was also to blame for the Manchester Arena attack, two officials familiar with...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Britain prime target for jihadist groups for nearly 15 years: Expert

Britain has been a prime target for jihadist groups for nearly 15 years, beginning with Al-Qaeda and now the Islamic State group which claimed the Manchester bombing.

- Zee News - IN

Report: Manchester Bomber's Father Former al-Qaeda Affiliate Member, Claims Second Son Arrested in UK

- A former Libyan security official says the father of the alleged Manchester arena bomber was allegedly member of a former al-Qaeda-backed group in Libya.

- Breitbart - US

IS claims first suicide attack in Somalia

Mogadishu, Somalia, May 24 - The Islamic State group has claimed its first suicide attack in Somalia that left at least five people dead as it steps up activities in a region dominated by the Al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab. The group's self-styled news agency Amaq claimed the “martyrdom-seeking operation with an explosive ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

What the Manchester attack shows us about how the terrorism danger has evolved

The latest atrocity claimed by the Islamic State—the killing of at least 22 people, many of them children, at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester—illustrates how the terrorism threat has evolved. The United Kingdom, after all, is no stranger to terrorism. On July 7, 2005 al-Qaida attacked several transportation ...

- Brookings - US

Islamic State kills five in first suicide attack in Somalia

The Islamic State group has claimed its first suicide attack in Somalia that left five dead as it steps up activities in a region dominated by the Al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab.

- Zee News - IN

The Forgotten Jihadists: the Resurgence of Al Qaeda?

Members 30 Jun 2017 - 13:00 to 14:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Adrian Levy, Author, The Exile: The Flight of Osama bin LadenCathy Scott-Clark, Author, The Exile: The Flight of Osama bin Laden Register Register Since the death of their founder, Osama Bin Laden in 2011, Al Qaeda have ...

- Chatham House - UK

Al-Qaeda Calls Trump 'Hateful Crusader Master'

- TruthRevolt.org - US

Yemen officials confirm clashes between US troops, militants

SANAA, Yemen " Yemeni security officials and tribesmen say U.S. helicopters airlifted soldiers to the Arab country's central Marib province where they clashed with suspected al-Qaida militants.The accounts followed a statement...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

US Kills 7 Al-Qaida Militants in Yemen Raid

The U.S. military says it killed seven militants from al-Qaida's affiliate in Yemen during a counterterrorism raid. Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said that U.S. service members were wounded in the attack, but that no troops had to be medically evacuated. U.S. Central Command said during the raid Tuesday in Marib ...

- Voice of America - US

US officials: Navy SEALs kill 7 militants in Yemen raid

US Navy SEALs killed seven militants associated with the terrorist group al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula after carrying out a raid on a compound in Yemen, US Central Command said Tuesday.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Portrait of Myanmar's 'Buddhist Bin Laden' chills Cannes

CANNES, May 24 — Barbet Schroeder spent months with Ugandan dictator Idi Amin at the height of his power, when corpses would wash up every morning on the shores of Lake Victoria and Kampala was rife with rumours that he was eating his opponents....

- The Malay Mail - MY

UK bomber trained abroad, had al Qaeda links: Official

The British man believed to have killed 22 people in a suicide-bomb attack here, had ties to al Qaeda and had received terror training abroad, a US intelligence official said.

- Zee News - IN

Clashes between US troops, al-Qaida militants in Yemen

U.S. helicopters airlifted soldiers to a central Yemeni province where they targeted an al-Qaida compound, clashing with suspected militants and killing at least seven of them early on Tuesday, according to the American military, Yemeni security officials and tribal leaders.

- Stars and Stripes - US

At least seven al-Qaeda militants killed during U.S. raid in Yemen: Pentagon

Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said multiple U.S. troops were injured, but not serious enough to require medical evacuation

- The Globe and Mail - CA

U.S. raid in Yemen kills at least seven al-Qaida militants: Pentagon

At least seven militants were killed during a raid by U.S. Special Forces troops against an al Qaeda compound in Yemen on Tuesday morning, the Pentagon said, the deepest the United States has penetrated Yemen to target the group. Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis told reporters in Washington that multiple U.S. troops were ...

- The Japan Times - JP

'The face of hate': Manchester Arena attack suspect Salman Abedi's home raided, disturbing book found

British intelligence services are probing the Manchester Arena suicide bombing suspect's links to terror groups such as al-Qaeda and Isis as a Manchester imam says he showed "the face of hate", The Telegraph reports.

- Stuff - NZ

Navy SEALs Kill 7 Militants in Yemen Raid but Suffer Injuries

Pentagon officials said the raid, deeper in Yemeni territory than American service members had been before, was intended to seize information from a Qaeda compound.

- New York Times - US

US Forces Kill 7 Al-Qaeda Militants in Yemen Raid, Incur Injuries

Multiple U.S. troops were injured in a Tuesday raid against a compound associated with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in Yemen in which at least seven militants were killed, the Pentagon said. The raid took place in Marib province in the early hours of Tuesday local time...

- Newsmax - US

Seven 'Al-Qaeda militants' killed in U.S. raid in Yemen

Seven militants were killed and multiple American troops were wounded during an intelligence-gathering raid by U.S. Special Forces troops against an Al-Qaeda compound in Yemen Tuesday morning, U.S. officials said.

- The Daily Star - LB

U.S. Forces Attack Al Qaeda in Yemen

U.S. Special Operations forces soldiers, backed by an American gunship, killed at least seven al Qaeda fighters in a central Yemeni province, as the Trump administration escalated military pressure on the militant group.

- Wall Street Journal - US

U.S. troops wounded fighting al Qaeda in Yemen

Officials say latest raid in war-torn nation was after intelligence, not a "High Value Target"

- CBS NEWS - US

U.S.-led raid kills seven suspected al-Qaida fighters in Yemen

U.S. military forces killed seven suspected al-Qaida insurgents in a raid Tuesday in Yemen, U.S. Central Command announced.

- UPI - US

U.S. troops drop into Yemen to battle al Qaeda

Officials say latest raid in war-torn nation was after intelligence, not a "High Value Target"

- CBS NEWS - US

U.S. Forces Attack Al Qaeda in Yemen

U.S. soldiers and aircraft killed seven al Qaeda fighters in Yemen in a rare ground-and-air operation, as the Trump administration stepped up military pressure on the militant group.

- Wall Street Journal - US

U.S. Forces Attack Al Qaeda in Yemen

Seven militants are killed in air-and-ground operation, the Pentagon says.

- Wall Street Journal - US

US Forces Kill 7 Al-Qaeda Militants in Yemen Raid

US forces have carried out a ground raid on an Al-Qaeda compound in Yemen, killing seven militants, the Pentagon said late Monday. The raid took place in Marib province in the early hours of Tuesday local time and was conducted with the support of Yemeni authorities....

- Newsmax - US

US forces kill seven Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen raid: Pentagon

US forces kill seven Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen raid: Pentagon...

- MENAFN - JO

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