al-Qa'ida


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Noun1.al-Qa'ida - 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
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Afghanistan, Islamic State of Afghanistan - a mountainous landlocked country in central Asia; bordered by Iran to the west and Russia to the north and Pakistan to the east and south; "Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan in 1979"
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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The other difference with al-Qa'ida was that ISIS was not afraid to use their media machine and to broadcast rapidly.
A statement by the US State Department read, "Hamza bin Laden is the son of deceased former al-Qa'ida leader Usama bin Laden and is emerging as a leader in the al-Qa'ida franchise."
These include Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) Sipah-i-Muhammad Pakistan (SMP) Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) Laskar-e-T ayyiba (LeT) Sipah-i -Sahaba Pakistan (SSP) Tehrik-e-Jaffria Pakistan (TJP) Tehrik-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat-e-Mohammad (TNSM) Tehreek-e-lslami Al-Qa'ida Millat-e-lslamia Pakistan and dozens of other groups.
Department of The Treasury in 2013 as Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13224 for providing financial support to al-Qa'ida, Asbat al-Ansar, al-Qa'ida in Iraq, and al-Shabaab.
The man, whose identity was not disclosed, was a member of Al-Qa'ida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) before joining Daesh-linked terror group Jound Al-Khilafa.
The (https://www.cia.gov/library/abbottabad-compound/index.html) CIA released files from Osama bin Laden's personal computer Wednesday in an effort to enhance "public understanding of al-Qa'ida." Those files, however, may also have exposed what bin Laden did in his spare time.
Synopsis: Kandahar is an ancient desert crossroads and, as of fall of 2001, ground zero for the Taliban and al-Qa'ida in southern Afghanistan.
The declaration reaffirms "the commitment of India and the United States to combat terrorism in all its forms, which constitutes a profound threat to global peace and security, and to uphold our common values of democracy, justice and the rule of law." It also reiterates "the threat posed by entities such as Al-Qa'ida and its affiliates, Lashkar-e-Tayibba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, D Company, and the Haqqani Network, and other regional groups that seek to undermine stability in South Asia," and calls for Pakistan "to bring to justice the perpetrators of the 2008 Mumbai attack." It also recognizes "the serious threat posed by ISIL/Da'esh to global security" and affirms efforts to degrade and defeat this threat in accordance with the provisions of UN Security Council resolutions.
Last month, the Department of State listed four high-ranking Haqqani members Aziz Haqqani, Khalil Haqqani, Yahya Haqqani, and Qari Abdul Rauf on the "Rewards for Justice" most-wanted list for their involvement in terrorist attacks in Afghanistan and ties to al-Qa'ida, he said.
Cohen underlined that a network of terrorist al-Qaeda groups, apparently working under a secret agreement with Iranian officials, had been operating what he called "a core pipeline that moves al-Qa'ida money and fighters through Iran" in order to support terrorist activities in South Asia and the Middle East, including Syria.
Since 2006, CNG has been run training camps, dispatched suicide bombers, provided safe haven for al-Qa'ida fighters, and conducted cross-border operations in Afghanistan against the United States and its allies.
The Assad regime's brutality has created an environment inside Syria that al-Qa'ida in Iraq (AQI) is working hard to exploit.