Source: Agence France-Presse Country: Syrian Arab Republic 03/12/2014 11:01 GMT To further complicate matters, the West has become increasingly wary of the opposition after the emergence of Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist fighters in its ranks. Infighting and factionalism within ... FULL ARTICLE AT Relief Web
A Briton convicted of plotting an al-Qaeda plane bombing gave a New York court chilling new details yesterday about a separate 2001 plan for a Malaysian pilot to blast his way into a jet's cockpit. Saajid Badat (pic), who ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Malaysian Insider
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Al-Qaeda, alternatively spelled al-Qaida and sometimes al-Qa'ida, (Arabic: القاعدة; al-qāʿidah; translation: The Base) is an international Sunni Islamist extremist movement founded sometime between August 1988 and late 1989/early 1990.
Al-Qaeda has attacked civilian and military targets in various countries, the most notable being the September 11 attacks in 2001. These actions were followed by... Full
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