al-qaida al-qaida

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. Al-Qaida's Iraq head defies boss over Syria fight

    BAGHDAD (AP) — The leader of al-Qaida's Iraq arm defiantly rejected an order from the terror network's central command to stop claiming control over the organization's Syria affiliate, according to a message purportedly from him that was posted online Saturday.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Al-Qaida's Iraq head defies boss over Syria fight - NBC40.net

    BAGHDAD (AP) - The leader of al-Qaida's Iraq arm defiantly rejected an order from the terror network's central command to stop claiming control over the organization's Syria affiliate, according to a message purportedly from him that was posted online Saturday.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: NBC40 South Jersey

  3. Al-Qaida's Iraq head refuses to scrap Syria merger

    BAGHDAD (AP) — The leader of al-Qaida's Iraq arm defiantly rejected an order from the terror network's global command to scrap a merger with the organization's Syria affiliate, according to a message purporting to be from him that was posted online Saturday.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "After years of war, we have arrived at a critical moment," Petraeus said. "We must demonstrate to the Afghan people - and to the world - that al-Qaida and its network of extremist allies will not be allowed to once again establish...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: David Petraeus Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. It is "clear that we are dealing, in general terms, with people who are associated with al-Qaida," Prime Minister added. "Everything is being done in our power ...... to protect people's lives."
    on Jul 1, 2007 By: Gordon Brown Source: Toronto Daily News

  3. In his opening remarks at the opening of the summit, Obama said "the risk of nuclear attack has gone up," noting that "terrorist networks such as al-Qaida have tried to acquire the material for a nuclear weapon, and if they ever succeeded,...
    on Apr 14, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Manila Bulletin

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