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#al-Qaida

# al-qaida - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Australian police charge man over alleged New Year's Eve terror attack

Ali Ali had downloaded instructions from an al-Qaida website on how to launch a terrorist attack.

# al-qaida - Sunday 18 December, 2016

A suicide bombing in Yemen has killed at least 30 soldiers

The camp where the explosion took place also a suicide bombing on 10 December which killed at least 45 people.

# al-qaida - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

The US State Department has issued a terror travel alert for Europe

It warned American citizens of credible information showing planned attacks by Isis and Al-Qa’ida this Christmas.

# al-qaida - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Canadian Islamic converts were 'inspired' by Boston bombings in terror plot

The couple targeted a packed Canada Day celebration with their pressure-cooker bombs.

# al-qaida - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

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MI5 spies dressed in disguise testify in British shopping centre bomb plot trial

One spy wore a John Lennon-style dark brown wig and thin-rimmed spectacles.

# al-qaida - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Al Qaida threatens to kill US hostage and mocks 'foolish' rescue attempt

“I’m certain that my life is in danger…If anything can be done, please let it be done.”

# al-qaida - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Column: Why 14 year old Twitter ‘terrorists’ have nothing to worry about

There is such a thing as being too sensitive and overreacting when people do stupid things on social media, writes Aaron McKenna.

# al-qaida - Friday 20 September, 2013

Military troops among 40 dead in Yemen attack

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula are targeting oil facilities, foreigners and security forces.

# al-qaida - Sunday 7 July, 2013

UK deports radical Muslim cleric back to Jordan to face terrorism charges

Jordan convicted Abu Qatada in absentia on terrorism charges and sentenced him to life in prison in 1999, but that has been lifted now that he faces a new trial.

# al-qaida - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

US can keep dead Osama bin Laden photos under wraps

A court ruled that pictures of a dead Bin Laden could reveal classified intelligence methods.

# al-qaida - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

On the 11th anniversary of 9/11, agreement finally reached on memorial museum

Politicians have been instructed not to take part in the commemoration at Ground Zero in New York City later today.

# al-qaida - Monday 7 May, 2012

Dozens of soldiers killed or kidnapped in al-Qaida attack

A Yemeni army base was attacked by militants early this morning.

# al-qaida - Friday 4 May, 2012

CERN scientist jailed over terrorist plot

Adlene Hicheur has been sentenced to five years by a French court.

# al-qaida - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Al-Qaeda planned message to convert Ireland to Islam

Al-Qaeda planned message to convert Ireland to Islam

A letter by Al-Qaeda’s American spokesman says Ireland was ripe for conversion because of its ‘sympathy’ for Palestine.

# al-qaida - Monday 16 April, 2012

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Experts: IRA dissidents could crash Olympics party

The Olympic torch will present the first, easiest target for breakaway Republican groups to make a name for themselves on a global stage.

Coordinated attacks hit Afghanistan

Kabul and three other cities were targeted in the attacks. They were blamed on the Pakistan-based Haqqani network, which has links to al-Qaida.

# al-qaida - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Underwear bomber sentenced to life in prison

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab pleaded guilty to attempting to blow up a US flight on Christmas Day 2009 using a bomb concealed in his underwear.

# al-qaida - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

4 men admit al-Qaida inspired plot to blow up London Stock Exchange

Prosecutors say the men had discussed a “Mumbai-style” atrocity and had planned to send mail bombs to various targets.

# al-qaida - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

US carries out airstrike on Yemen

Security officials say the four confirmed victims were suspected members of al-Qaeda.

# al-qaida - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

23 killed in Baghdad bomb attacks

Successive bomb attacks targeting police officers in Iraq raises more questions about vulnerability of the country’s security forces.

# al-qaida - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Gunmen shoot 13 Shiite Muslims in Pakistan

The men were ordered off a bus and then executed by suspected Sunni Muslim extremists yesterday.

# al-qaida - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Osama Bin Laden sends message from beyond the grave

Al-Qaeda has issued a video to mark the anniversary of 9/11 in which new leader Ayman al-Zawahri applauds the Arab Spring uprising. It also contains previously unreleased messages from Bin Laden.

# al-qaida - Monday 5 September, 2011

Pakistan and CIA arrest Al Qaeda members

One of the three men arrested is believed to have been ordered by Osama bin Laden to target US interests around the world.

# al-qaida - Friday 19 August, 2011

Europe is a 'focus of terrorist plots', says US report

Al-Qaeda affiliates are growing stronger – even launching an English-language magazine, the US State Department says.

# al-qaida - Saturday 11 June, 2011

Somali minister killed in suicide bomb attack by niece

The militant group linked to al-Qaeda, al Shabab, has claimed responsibility for the bomb attack which is believed to have been carried out by the interior minister’s teenage niece.

# al-qaida - Friday 3 June, 2011

Operation Cupcake: Britain's MI6 switches al-Qaeda bomb plans with recipes

Magazine’s instructions for how to create bombs using household items were swapped with some of the Best Cupcakes in America.

# al-qaida - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Is this the man who will succeed bin Laden?

Adnan Shukrijumah, 35, is thought to be al-Qaeda’s head of operations – and could be set to assume its top role.

# al-qaida - Monday 2 May, 2011

In numbers: Bin Laden, September 11, and the War on Terror

3,520 days between the September 11 attacks and bin Laden’s death – with up to a million civilian deaths in between.

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Osama bin Laden killed by US operation, Obama says

US president Barack Obama tells his country that the mastermind behind the September 11 attacks has been killed in Pakistan.

# al-qaida - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Nine dead after Afghan officer opens fire at Kabul airport

Nine American citizens have been killed after a veteran Afghan military pilot opened fire at Kabul airport today.

# al-qaida - Saturday 16 April, 2011

Militants kill 13 soldiers east of Algerian capital

An Islamist insurgency is blamed for the attack on an army post, which occurred as soldiers watched a presidential address.