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# al-qaida - Saturday 12 March, 2022

Saudi Arabia says it executed 81 convicts in a single day
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia says it executed 81 convicts in a single day

Mar 12th 2022, 2:16 PM 48,496 Views 47 Comments

Officials said those executed included convicted members of al Qaida and the Islamic State group.

# al-qaida - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 28th 2017, 7:09 AM 10,109 Views 13 Comments

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
# Isis
# Isis

A suicide bombing in Yemen has killed at least 30 soldiers

Dec 18th 2016, 7:55 AM 5,516 Views 5 Comments

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
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

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

Nov 22nd 2016, 10:54 AM 29,242 Views 110 Comments

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
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

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

Jun 3rd 2015, 10:31 AM 12,744 Views 31 Comments

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

# al-qaida - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

MI5 spies dressed in disguise testify in British shopping centre bomb plot trial
# 007
# 007

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

Feb 24th 2015, 6:42 PM 14,940 Views 18 Comments

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
# Luke Somers
# Luke Somers

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

Dec 4th 2014, 11:04 PM 14,339 Views 35 Comments

“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
# American Airlines
# American Airlines

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

Apr 19th 2014, 8:00 AM 18 Views 36 Comments

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
# Bombings
# Bombings

Military troops among 40 dead in Yemen attack

Sep 20th 2013, 4:22 PM 3,774 Views 8 Comments

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
# Abu Qatad
# Abu Qatad

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

Jul 7th 2013, 12:11 PM 5,593 Views 43 Comments

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
# Osama Bin Laden
# Osama Bin Laden

US can keep dead Osama bin Laden photos under wraps

May 21st 2013, 6:15 PM 11,234 Views 94 Comments

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
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

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

Sep 11th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,833 Views 106 Comments

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
# Yemen
# Yemen

Dozens of soldiers killed or kidnapped in al-Qaida attack

May 7th 2012, 6:21 PM 3,310 Views 12 Comments

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

# al-qaida - Friday 4 May, 2012

CERN scientist jailed over terrorist plot
# France
# France

CERN scientist jailed over terrorist plot

May 4th 2012, 2:40 PM 3,949 Views 3 Comments

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

May 3rd 2012, 6:21 PM 21,532 Views 84 Comments

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

Experts: IRA dissidents could crash Olympics party
# London2012
From The42
# London2012

Experts: IRA dissidents could crash Olympics party

Apr 16th 2012, 6:30 PM 4,649 Views 41 Comments

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
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Coordinated attacks hit Afghanistan

Apr 16th 2012, 7:31 AM 1,081 Views 1 Comment

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
# Underwear Bomber
# Underwear Bomber

Underwear bomber sentenced to life in prison

Feb 16th 2012, 9:21 PM 3,608 Views 46 Comments

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
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

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

Feb 1st 2012, 10:56 AM 1,342 Views 7 Comments

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
# Yemen
# Yemen

US carries out airstrike on Yemen

Jan 31st 2012, 3:10 PM 1,606 Views 2 Comments

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
# Bombings
# Bombings

23 killed in Baghdad bomb attacks

Oct 12th 2011, 11:18 AM 92 Views 0 Comments

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
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Gunmen shoot 13 Shiite Muslims in Pakistan

Oct 4th 2011, 10:49 AM 125 Views 0 Comments

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
# Al Qaeda

Osama Bin Laden sends message from beyond the grave

Sep 14th 2011, 12:08 PM 1,188 Views 11 Comments

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
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan and CIA arrest Al Qaeda members

Sep 5th 2011, 3:07 PM 120 Views 0 Comments

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
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

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

Aug 19th 2011, 9:26 AM 331 Views 10 Comments

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
# Somalia
# Somalia

Somali minister killed in suicide bomb attack by niece

Jun 11th 2011, 3:28 PM 413 Views 3 Comments

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
# Operation Cupcake
# Operation Cupcake

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

Jun 3rd 2011, 5:26 PM 697 Views 7 Comments

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?
# Al Qaeda
# Al Qaeda

Is this the man who will succeed bin Laden?

May 3rd 2011, 10:33 AM 1,583 Views 0 Comments

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
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

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

May 2nd 2011, 1:51 PM 3,477 Views 0 Comments

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

Osama bin Laden killed by US operation, Obama says
# Osama Bin Laden
# Osama Bin Laden

Osama bin Laden killed by US operation, Obama says

May 2nd 2011, 6:26 AM 5,520 Views 0 Comments

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
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Nine dead after Afghan officer opens fire at Kabul airport

Apr 27th 2011, 8:42 PM 427 Views 0 Comments

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
Live Apr 16th 2011, 4:20 PM

Militants kill 13 soldiers east of Algerian capital