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Guerra al terrore: ma è giusto pagare i riscatti?

A piece on kidnapping by terrorist groups for Italian magazine Panorama, a kind of more tabloidy version of the Economist. It basically makes the case for why paying is a bad idea, though I must say that I am maybe a bit more ambivalent on the topic than the article might suggest. 626 more words

Terrorism

Al Qaeda magazine hints of looming attack; urges bombing of Vegas, military targets

There could be some envy by AQAP that IS is now getting all the headlines

By Lisa Daftari:

A new English-language Al Qaeda magazine features a how-to article on making car bombs and suggests terror targets in the United States, including casinos in Las Vegas, oil tankers and military colleges, and implies that an attack is imminent.

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Counter Jihad Report

Don't Forget Yemen: AQAP Resurgence in Hadramawt

On 14 August, segments of AQAP officially validated its support for the Islamic State vis-à-vis its Al-Manbar website, noting: “We announce solidarity with our Muslim brothers in Iraq against the crusade. 653 more words

Yemen

Yemen: Two soldiers killed, eight others wounded in Hadramout

Source: Yemen Times

Two soldiers were killed and eight others wounded on Sunday in a bomb explosion targeted at a military patrol in Al-Yahira area, between Seyoun and Shibam districts in Hadramout. 95 more words

Conflict

Ansar al-Shariah & Daash

In a recent spool of declarations, AQAP cleric Ma’moun bin Abdul Hamid Hatem endorsed al Baghdadi and the Islamic State of Iraq and al Sham and celebrated their late June official declaration of an Islamic Caliphate in Iraq via… 735 more words

Yemen

Yemen: Clashes in Hadramout between military and AQAP suspects

Source: Yemen Times

Four alleged Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) members and a soldier were killed on Sunday in clashes between gunmen and the military in Al-Qatan city in Hadramout governorate, according to the Defense Ministry’s website. 239 more words

Conflict

Two soldiers, four militants killed in eastern Yemen

Source: Reuters

Two Yemeni soldiers and four suspected militants were killed when soldiers raided a house used by insurgents in the restive eastern province of Hadramout, a local security official said on Sunday. 268 more words

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