- 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
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- 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.
June 12, 2013 - Denver Post
- 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.
June 12, 2013 - The Bay Bulletin
- 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.
June 11, 2013 - Washington Post
- David Petraeus in RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
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...
- Gordon Brown in BBC News
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".