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Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent: everything you need to know

On September 3, 2014, Ayman al Zawahiri, the al Qaeda leader, announced the establishment of his group’s newest affiliate -al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS). 29 more words

New Taliban emir accepts al Qaeda’s oath of allegiance

Long War Journal, by Bill Roggio and Thomas Joscelyn, August 14, 2015:

The Taliban’s new leader, Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour, has accepted the oath of allegiance ( 578 more words

Counter Jihad Report

Al Qaeda Boss Zawahiri Pledges Allegiance to New Taliban Leader

In the wake of the death of Mullah Omar – former Taliban leader – and Jalaluddin Haqqani – founder of the Haqqani network – and the continuing strength of the ‘Islamic State’, the leader of al-Qaeda Central has declared his allegiance to the Taliban. 165 more words


Pakistan Taliban questions ISIS' style

A major division in the world of terror over ideology could well turn out to be a blessing in disguise for security agencies across the world. 86 more words

Vicky Nanjappa

874 killed in US hunt for 24 terrorists in Pakistan: report

According to data analysis by human rights group Reprieve, the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) killed a whopping 221 people, including 103 children, in Pakistan in the hunt for just four men (three of whom are still alive and a fourth of whom died from natural causes) on Obama’s secret Kill List – a covert US programme that selects individual targets for assassination and requires no public presentation of evidence or judicial oversight. 467 more words



Many radicalized Sunni Muslims in the Middle East, such as ISIS and al Qaeda, adhere to a doctrine that can be summed up as “the religion of Islam vs. 765 more words


Strikes in Syria Kill Khorasan Group Leader

Islamic State damage after air strikes, September 23, 2014.  (AP Photo/Edlib News Network ENN)

By Karen DeYoung, Greg Miller and Loveday Morris
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