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Yemen's al Qaeda wing seeks to set up 'emirate' in east

Source: Reuters

Yemen’s al Qaeda wing has ordered men and women in the east to obey its strict interpretation of Islamic law, saying it aimed to set up an emirate in the remote area, local media and a resident said. 519 more words

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Brigate Abdullah Azzam: biografia

Le Brigate Abdullah Azzam ( in arabo كتائب عبد الله عزام Kata’ib ‘Abdallah Azzam) conosciute anche come  Brigate Abdallah Azzam,  è un gruppo militante islamista sunnita affiliato ad  511 more words

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Suspect in Benghazi attack found dead

Faraj al-Shibli, who was suspected of involvement in the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, has been found dead, a Libyan source and locals in the town of Marj said. 196 more words

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Link-up between Yemen and Syria Islamists of 'extreme concern': US

Source: AFP

US Attorney General Eric Holder said on Sunday that intelligence suggesting Islamist bombmakers from Yemen have teamed up in Syria is “more frightening than anything” he had seen before. 352 more words

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Abandoned Al Qaeda notebook found in Yemen features blueprint for creating Islamic state

The notebook is one relic of what a local Yemeni governor called a leadership camp for Al Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula (AQAP). It features notes on weapons maintenance, topography, and elaborate diagrams for creating different ambushes. 2,108 more words

Terrorism

Gulf of Aden Security Review - July 7, 2014

Yemen: AQAP militants attack Saudi border post in Hadramawt; AQAP releases statement to Facebook; AQAP militants attack al Houthi checkpoint in al Jawf; suspected AQAP militants detonate SVEST and ambush military vehicle in Abyan; Yemeni military and Islah militias clash with… 1,369 more words

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