Al-Qaeda Terrorist Groups Have Reaped Over $100 Million From Kidnapping Ransoms

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South African Yolande Korkie, a former hostage and wife of Pierre Korkie, pauses during a press conference in Johannesburg on January 16, 2014 to appeal for the release of her husband, still held in Yemen and whose deadline for ransom has been set for today. Kidnappers from Al-Qaeda in Yemen released Korkie, who was taken hostage in May along with her husband, on January 10 but her husband remains in captivity. AFP PHOTO/MARCO LONGARI (Photo credit should read MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images)
South African Yolande Korkie, a former hostage and wife of Pierre Korkie, pauses during a press conference in Johannesburg on January 16, 2014 to appeal for the release of her husband, still held in Yemen and whose deadline for ransom has been set for today. Kidnappers from Al-Qaeda in Yemen released Korkie, who was taken hostage in May along with her husband, on January 10 but her husband remains in captivity. AFP PHOTO/MARCO LONGARI (Photo credit should read MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images)

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Nasser Al-Wahishi

Al Qaeda In The Arabian Peninsula (AQAP)

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