AlQaeda

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Feb 2nd, 2014
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By Said Temsamani Today King Mohammed VI received, at the Royal Palace in Marrakech, Bilal AG Cherif, Secretary General of the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA), accompanied by the movement’s spokesperson, Moussa AG Attaher. The Royal audience aims to give a new impetus to the ong...
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In Nigeria
Nov 14th, 2013
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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Terrorist Designations of Boko Haram and Ansaru The Department of State has announced the designation of Boko Haram and Ansaru as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTO) under Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, a...
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Aug 16th, 2013
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As the US extends its global terrorism alert to include embassies and consulates in the Middle East and Africa, this would seem an appropriate moment to examine of the state of al-Qaeda and its affiliate Al-Shabaab in Somalia. A thoughtful piece by Fareed Zakaria explains that al-Qaeda is becoming a ...
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Aug 14th, 2013
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By Dawit Giorgis, The National Interest The Obama administration’s foreign policy is often criticized as “leading from behind.” The term appears to have been taken from former South African president Nelson Mandela’s autobiography, in which he recommended: “It is better to lead from behind and to put...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 5th, 2013
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By Hassan M. Abukar The week of June 19th was a bloody milestone for the course of jihad in Somalia as the leaders of Al-Shabaab clashed in Barawe, a coastal city in the south. That conflict led to the killing of some of the top echelon of the terror group and the escape of others. […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 21st, 2013
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While the White House was busy drafting proposals to ban assault rifles, the last of the regulations imposed on Saudi travel to the United States after September 11 were being taken apart. While some government officials were busy planning how to disarm Americans, other officials were negotiating the...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Dec 19th, 2012
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Syrian dictator Bashar Assad has privately pledged to “fight to his last bullet” in his ancestral hometown of Qardaha, vowing, “If I go, none of Syria remains.” The daily pools of blood spilled by his madmen cause hearts to be warmed by signs of Assad’s impending fall, but one Syrian Christian opposi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Dec 3rd, 2012
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By: Ivan Eland For weeks and months, the foreign policy debate in the United States has focused on the non-issue of whether the Obama administration played politics with the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Although the more important issue should be how to improve the security of...
By IndepthAfrica
In Angola
Oct 29th, 2012
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Kenyan police officers continued their anti-terrorism operations on Sunday when they killed or arrested suspected members of a Somalia-based Islamist group, one of whom lived in the same western Kenya location as some family members of President Barack Obama who are alleged Muslim Wahhabists, accordi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 22nd, 2012
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By: Jim Kouri With Friday’s release of State Department documents regarding diplomats at the Benghazi, Libya, consulate telling officials in Washington, D.C., about the dangers of a growing Islamist population in that city and the need for more security personnel, the Chairman of the House Oversight ...