al-qaeda al-qaeda

Definition(s):

  • (n) a terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups; has cells in more than 50 countries

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Manual suggests al-Qaeda has surface-to-air missile

    The photocopies of the manual lay in heaps on the floor, in stacks that scaled one wall, like Xeroxed, stapled handouts for a class. Except that the students in this case were al-Qaeda fighters in Mali.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. Report: U.S. hacks al-Qaeda magazine

    U.S. intelligence agents last month hacked al-Qaeda's online magazine, temporarily disrupting the latest issue, The Washington Post reports. The cover story was headlined "How Did it Come to This?" and featured a fighter with a rocket-propelled-grenade launcher and a Kalashnikov rifle, said Evan Kohlmann , of Flashpoint Partners , who tracks jihadist sites.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Bay Bulletin

  3. Report: Syrian rebels executed a 14-year-old boy for insulting Islam

    Al-Qaeda-allied groups are exerting ever crueler authority over areas under their control.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Washington Post

Quotes

  1. "We are engaged in a tough fight. After years of war, we have arrived at a critical moment," he said. "We must demonstrate to the Afghan people and to the world that Al-Qaeda and its network of extremist allies will not be allowed to once...
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: David Petraeus Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

  2. Mr Brown told Andrew Marr on BBC One's Sunday AM it was "clear that we are dealing, in general terms, with people who are associated with al-Qaeda".
    on Jun 30, 2007 By: Gordon Brown Source: BBC News

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