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Asia

Russia says Al-Qaeda, Daesh may merge

There are signs of an “imminent merge” between Al-Qaeda and Daesh, the Director of Russia’s Federal Security Service, Alexander Bortnikov, warned yesterday. The success of the Syrian government forces backed by Russian warplanes and the US-led international coalition, has buried Daesh endeavours to establish a false Islamic state in the Middle East,” Bortnikov said at […]Read More

Asia

U.S airstrike kills Senior Al Qaeda leader

On Saturday the Pentagon confirmed the death of well-known Al Qaeda militant leader Qari Yasin. Yasin’s death was the result of a U.S. counter-terrorism airstrike this month on March 19 in Afghanistan. In 2008 Qari Yasin plotted and executed a bombing on the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad, killing at least 40 innocent civilians and wounding […]Read More

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Al-Qaida number two killed in coalition strike in Syria

PanARMENIAN.Net – Al-Qaida has confirmed that top leader Abu Khayr al-Masri, believed to be the organization’s number two, was killed in a drone strike by the U.S.-led coalition in Syria, AFP reports. The killing of Masri, described by analysts as “jihadi royalty,” could serve as a major security coup for U.S. President Donald Trump early […]Read More

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Top Al-Qaeda Leader Reported Killed By U.S. Air Strike In

A militant commander who was close to Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahri and helped lead its Al-Nusra Front offshoot in Syria was killed in a drone attack on October 3, the group said. The Pentagon confirmed on October 3 that it had targeted a “prominent Al-Qaeda leader in Syria” who headed the extremist group Jabhat Fateh […]Read More

Bangkok

Bangkok Anti-Govt Protesters Flying ‘Al Qaeda’ Banner

(22 October) A banner proclaiming allegiance to international terror network Al Qaeda has appeared in the anti-government protests encampment at Uruphong Intersection. The banner reads: “Underground Al Qaeda is here!”. It is hanging on the western side of the protest site, between two banners saying “Flowers for those who are brave and love justice” and […]Read More

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Thai government warns of possible terrorist attack in Chiang Mai

CHIANG MAI, 12 February 2013 (NNT) – Security has been tightened at the United States consulate in Chiang Mai city, following reports that Al-Qaeda and Salafist movements planned to launch an attack this month. Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung earlier confirmed that the government received information that Al-Qaeda and Salafist militants are planning a three-pronged […]Read More

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Libya rebel leader ‘tortured by CIA’ in Thailand

A trove of security documents discovered after the fall of Tripoli reveal details of the West’s efforts to turn Libya’s mercurial leader Moammar Gadhafi from foe to ally. They also provide an embarrassing example of the US administration’s collaboration with authoritarian regimes in the war on terror. The documents mention a half dozen names of […]Read More

Asia

Extradition of Bali Bomber Expected Soon

Indonesia’s foreign minister said Friday the extradition from Pakistan of Umar Patek, an alleged mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombings, will happen soon. Patek is a suspected member of the al-Qaida-linked Southeast Asian terror network Jemaah Islamiyah and was arrested in January in the Pakistani town where Osama bin Laden was hiding before he was […]Read More