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Algeria busts Daesh cell led by veteran militant: security source.

Algerian police have broken up a Daesh cell led by a former al-Qaeda commander convicted in France more than a decade ago for planning an attempted bombing in Strasbourg, a security source said on Wednesday

- The Daily Star - LB

Suspected Qaeda gunmen kill 3 Yemeni soldiers: army.

Three Yemeni soldiers have died in an attack by suspected Al-Qaeda gunmen on a local security chief in the southeastern Hadramawt province, the army said Wednesday

- The Daily Star - LB

Suspected Al-Qaeda gunmen kill 3 Yemeni soldiers: Army.

Three Yemeni soldiers have died in an attack by suspected Al-Qaeda gunmen on a local security chief in the southeastern Hadramawt province, the army said on Wednesday.

- Zee News - IN

Security Source: Algeria Busts Islamic State Cell Led by Veteran Militant.

Algerian police have broken up an Islamic State militant cell led by a former al-Qaida commander convicted in France more than a decade ago for planning an attempted bombing in Strasbourg, a security source said on Wednesday. Mohamed Yacine Aknouche, 43, was once a Europe-based affiliate of Algeria's Islamic Armed Group , ...

- Voice of America - US

No Trump, Lebanon is Definitely Not at War With Hezbollah.

In his latest embarrassing public blunder, President Donald Trump says Lebanon is 'on the front lines' fighting Shiite group Hezbolllah, despite them being a very legitimate part of the Lebanese government - oops! Carelessly lumping the name Hezbollah along with the likes of al-Qaeda and IS in a list of terorr groups ...

- Albawaba - UK

Al-Qaida in Syria snuffs out competition in war-torn country's northwest.

Syrian rebels and activists are warning that an al-Qaida-linked jihadi group is on the verge of snuffing out what remains of the country's uprising in ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Anti-Qatar Bloc Adds Names, Entities To 'Terrorism' List.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The four Arab countries isolating Qatar over its alleged support for extremists has added 18 more people and organizations to a designated terrorist list. The countries said Tuesday the designated individuals and groups have direct or indirect ties to Qatar, and include people who have ...

- TPM News - US

Al-Qaeda in Syria snuffs out competition in northwest.

Syrian rebels and activists are warning that an Al-Qaeda-linked militant group is on the verge of snuffing out what remains of the country's uprising in northwestern Syria, after the militants seized control of the opposition-held regional capital, Idlib, last weekend.

- The Daily Star - LB

Al-Qaeda in Syria expected to snuff out competition.

Syrian rebels warning that an al-Qaeda-linked jihadi group is on the verge of snuffing out what remains of the uprising in northwestern Syria

- IOL - ZA

Al-Qaida in Syria snuffs out competition in northwest.

Syrian rebels and activists are warning that an al-Qaida-linked jihadi group is on the verge of snuffing out what remains of the country's uprising in northwestern Syria, after the extremists seized control of the opposition-held regional capital, Idlib, last weekend.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Al-Qaida in Syria snuffs out competition in northwest.

- Townhall.com - US

Comedy Central Show: Be a Cop to 'Shoot a N****'

The two major plot points in the July 23 episode of Comedy Central’s Legends of Chamberlain Heights, titled “Confederate Flags of Our Fathers,” disrespects police as murdering pot smokers and compares the Confederacy to Al-Qaeda. All in just under a half hour! We begin with Trel watching the news about an ...

- NewsBusters - US

Al-Qaida in Syria close to snuffing out competition in north

- Townhall.com - US

Why Washington Can't Quit Qatar

Giorgio Cafiero, Daniel Wagner Security, Middle East America's mixed messages on the Qatar crisis have illustrated the complex nature of the allegations against the gas-rich Arabian emirate. Journalists in Middle Eastern media outlets have been engaged in harsh mudslinging ever since Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, ...

- The National Interest - US

Yemen's President Sacks Governor Accused of Ties to al-Qaida

Yemen's president has sacked a governor who was sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury Department for his ties with al-Qaida. The presidential decree by Abed Rabbou Mansour Hadi was issued on Sunday. Hadi removed the governor of the central province of al-Bayda, Nayef al-Qaysi, and named Salah al-Rassass as his replacement. Bayda ...

- Voice of America - US

Jihadist group cements control of Syria's Idlib province: Rebels

Syrian jihadists linked to a former al Qaeda affiliate consolidated their grip over large parts of the northwestern province of Idlib on Sunday after their main rival evacuated a major border crossing with Turkey, rebels and residents said.

- BDNews24 - BD

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham take control of Syria's Idlib

Group formerly linked to al-Qaeda affiliate consolidates grip on Idlib as main rival rebels Ahrar al-Sham withdraw.

- Al Jazeera - QA

'Like saying Al Qaeda wasn't behind 9/11': National security expert slams Trump denial of Russia hacking

One national security analyst, who is well acquainted with the recent hacking of the 2016 election at the hands of Russians, was shocked to hear President Donald Trump continues to ignore the intelligence. During an appearance on CNN with Jake Tapper, new communications director Anthony Scaramucci i...

- The Raw Story - US

Militants control Idlib after rebel pullout: Observatory

Syrian militants linked to a former Al-Qaeda affiliate consolidated their grip over large parts of the northwestern province of Idlib Sunday after their main rival evacuated a major border crossing with Turkey, rebels and residents said.

- The Daily Star - LB

Jihadist group consolidates control of Idlib province: rebels

AMMAN - Syrian jihadists linked to a former al Qaeda affiliate consolidated their grip over large parts of the northwestern province of Idlib on Sunday after their main rival evacuated a major border crossing with Turkey, rebels and residents said.

- Reuters - US

Extremists control Syria's Idlib after rebel pull-out: monitor

A former Al-Qaeda affiliate took control of the northern Syrian city of Idlib on Sunday two days after agreeing to end fighting with a rebel group, a monitor said

- The Daily Star - LB

Joint Syrian-Hizballah operation to clear Islamists from Syrian-Lebanese border

July 22, 2017, 1:06 PM For the first time in the Syrian civil war, Assad’s army, Hizballah and the Lebanese army have joined forces in a combined cross-border operation for cleansing the Syrian-Lebanese border regions of jihadist strongholds. It focuses on the town of Arsal north of the Lebanese Beqaa Valley and the ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Terrorism Suspect Extradited to US to Face Trial

An al-Qaida suspect, accused of supporting terrorists, made his initial appearance in a U.S. federal court in Philadelphia Friday, following his extradition from Spain. Ali Charaf Damache was indicted in 2011 in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on charges that he aided terrorism, including a plan to kill Swedish artist ...

- Voice of America - US

Al-Qaida suspect linked to cartoonist plot extradited to US

An al-Qaida suspect linked to a plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist has been brought to Philadelphia from Spain to face terrorism charges in federal court, despite President Donald Trump's … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Al Qaeda suspect makes first appearance in U.S. federal court

- Ali Charaf Damache, an al Qaeda suspect accused by the United States of conspiring to support terrorists, made an initial appearance in a federal court in Philadelphia on Friday following his extradition from Spain, the Justice Department said.

- Reuters - US

Al-Qaida suspect linked to cartoonist plot extradited to US

PHILADELPHIA — An al-Qaida suspect linked to a plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist has been brought to Philadelphia from Spain to face terrorism charges in federal court, despite President Donald Trump's promises to send terror suspects to the…

- Billings Gazette - US

Al-Qaida Suspect Appears In Federal Court In Pennsylvania

Ali Charaf Damache is the first terrorism-related suspect to be sent to the U.S. since President Trump took office.

- NPR - US

Al-Qaida suspect linked to cartoonist slay plot extradited to US

Al-Qaida terror suspect extradited to the US. The post Al-Qaida suspect linked to cartoonist slay plot extradited to US appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Al-Qaida suspect, linked to plot to kill Swedish cartoonist, extradited to U.S.

An al-Qaida suspect linked to a plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist has been brought to Philadelphia from Spain to face terrorism charges in federal court, despite President Donald Trump's promises to send terror suspects to the military prison at Guantanamo Bay. Ali Charaf Damache, 52, of Algeria,...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Trump administration to give suspected al Qaeda recruiter a civilian trial on U.S. soil

Accused al Qaeda recruiter Ali Charaf Damache is scheduled to face a civilian trial Friday in Philadelphia, breaking with President Trump's campaign promise to fill Guantánamo Bay with "bad dudes." Hardliners, including Attorney General Jeff Sessions, have traditionally criticized the prosecution of suspected terrorists on ...

- The Week - US

Al-Qaida suspect linked to cartoonist plot extradited to US

An al-Qaida suspect linked to a plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist has been brought to Philadelphia from Spain to face terrorism charges in federal court, despite President Donald Trump's promises to send terror suspects to the military prison at Guantanamo Bay.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Trump administration transfers al Qaeda suspect to the U.S. to face terrorism charges

The president and members of his administration have previously advocated using the prison at Guantanamo Bay to hold and prosecute terrorism suspects

- CBS NEWS - US

Al Qaeda suspect makes first appearance in U.S. federal court

Damache was indicted in 2011 in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on one count of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists and one count of attempted identity theft to facilitate an act of international terrorism.

- Yahoo! News - US

Terror outfit Ansar-ul-Sharia behind recent attacks in Karachi: sources

KARACHI: A new terrorist group has been involved in recent wave of terror attacks in Karachi, security sources told Geo News Friday, which is inspired by Al Qaeda brand of terror activities.Ansar-ul-Sharia has been involved in five terrorism incidents in Karachi and Mastung, security sources said, and has so far been ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Truce ends militant-rebel clashes over Idlib

A former Al-Qaeda affiliate and a leading rebel group agreed Friday to end days of fighting over of one of the last major parts of Syria out of the regime's control.

- The Daily Star - LB

Islamists surround rivals at Syria-Turkey crossing, truce agreed

AMMAN/BEIRUT - Syrian jihadist fighters and rival Islamist insurgents agreed a ceasefire on Friday to end days of infighting, a statement said, after al Qaeda-linked militants surrounded the other rebels near a Syria-Turkey border crossing.

- Reuters - US

Extremists battle rebels for control of key Syria province

A former al-Qaeda affiliate was locked in fierce clashes Friday with a leading rebel group for control of one of the last major parts of Syria not held by the regime.

- The Daily Star - LB

Hezbollah, Syrian Army conduct operation to flush out terrorists from Lebanon-Syria border

, July 21 : The Lebanese armed group Hezbollah and the Syrian army launched a joint operation on Friday in which terrorists of the Jabhat Fatah al-Sham, the former Syrian branch of al-Qaeda known as al-Nusra Front, and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant were flushed out from the height of Tal Burkan on the ...

- Sify - IN

UN Slaps Sanctions on 8 Linked to Islamic State, Al-Qaida

The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to impose sanctions against eight individuals and businesses linked to the Islamic State extremist group and al-Qaida in a wide-ranging resolution aimed at stepping up international efforts "to counter terrorism and terrorist financing." The eight additions to the U.N. ...

- Voice of America - US

Al-Qaida-linked jihadis open fire on protesters in Idlib: monitor

Jihadis from a coalition led by al-Qaida's former Syria affiliate fired on protesters in northwestern Idlib province on Thursday, a day after killing a demonstrator ...

- The Japan Times - JP

UN Slaps Sanctions on 8 Linked to Islamic State, Al-Qaeda

The UN Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to impose sanctions against eight individuals and businesses linked to the Islamic State extremist group and al-Qaeda in a wide-ranging resolution aimed at stepping up international efforts "to counter terrorism and terrorist financing."The eight ad...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

Extremists open fire on protesters in Syria's Idlib: monitor

Extremists from a coalition led by Al-Qaeda's former Syria affiliate fired on protesters in northwestern Idlib province on Thursday, a day after killing a demonstrator in the area, a monitor said.

- The Daily Star - LB

UN slaps sanctions on 8 linked to Islamic State and al Qaeda

The UN Security Council has voted unanimously to impose sanctions against eight individuals and businesses linked to the Islamic State extremist group and al Qaeda.

- Zee News - IN

UN Slaps Sanctions On 8 Linked To Islamic State, Al-Qaida

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously to impose sanctions against eight individuals and businesses linked to the Islamic State extremist group and al-Qaida. The eight additions to the U.N. sanctions blacklist include IS leaders in Southeast Asia, IS-affiliated extremist groups in Syria, ...

- TPM News - US

Extremists open fire on protesters in Syria's Idlib: monitor

Beirut, July 20, 2017 - Extremists from a coalition led by Al-Qaeda's former Syria affiliate fired on protesters in northwestern Idlib province on Thursday, a day after killing a demonstrator in the area, a monitor said.

- The Daily Star - LB

Qatar helped Al Qaida target UAE troops in Yemen: diplomat

UAE has evidence that Doha supported other terror groups in Libya and Syria, envoy tells BBC

- GulfNews - AE

Army sergeant loses appeal in dispute over bin Laden raid info

A public-affairs sergeant must leave the U.S. Army by Aug. 1 after losing his appeal in a dispute over the disclosure of the name of a Navy SEAL unit assigned to kill Osama bin Laden, the Washington Times reported.

- FOX News - US

The Comeback Caliphate: How ISIS Could Regain Control of Iraq

Daniel R. DePetris Security, Middle East Abadi must make reforms capable of preventing Iraqi security forces from committing atrocious behavior. For a country that has been all too accustomed to terrible news over the last fourteen years, the liberation of Mosul was a big breath of fresh air for Iraqis of all ethnicities ...

- The National Interest - US

Pakistan Report: Militants Operating With Impunity in Sindh Province Prisons

Convicted militants and criminals imprisoned in Pakistan's Sindh province are reportedly running day-to-day affairs of the same prisons they are held captive in, according to a recent report by the province's Counter Terrorism Department . The CTD initiated its investigation into prisons following the escape of two ...

- Voice of America - US

At least 11 killed as rebels, al-Qaida fight for control of northwest Syria border town

Fierce clashes between Syrian rebels and al-Qaida-linked militants spread through northwest Syria on Wednesday as the two sides jostled for control over an important border ...

- The Japan Times - JP

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