On May 7, Ayman al-Zawahiri, the head of al-Qaeda, released an audio recording in which he announced that he had given his permission for the al-Qaeda affiliated Syrian jihadist group, al-Nusra Front, to create "a new emirate" in Syria.
Morocco has earned a particular expression of gratitude lately because of what its government has accomplished just this year alone in our joint battle against radical Islam.
At least 28 people from 18 different countries, including an American missionary, were killed in the attack.
The continued French intervention in Mali has helped stem terror's spread across West Africa.
For Al-Qaeda affiliates around the world, holding westerners hostage and threatening to kill them if their governments don't pay for their release is big business. In fact, kidnapping is a massive windfall for terrorist organizations in general.
While Tunisia has been spared the large-scale human rights abuses and chaotic turmoil of the other post-Arab Spring states, a growing al Qaeda presence threatens to destabilize the country and undermine the democratic aspirations that fueled the Jasmine Revolution.
As Morocco's strategic partner, the U.S. must ensure that its dollars, military support, and political support generate momentum for human rights. Moroccan authorities shouldn't be allowed to presume that their relationship with the U.S. is a blank check.
So far, Mali presents several hopeful differences: The French intervention in the country was roundly welcomed by the vast
But after the committee provided testimony and evidence to the officials, Abu Zeid's reaction was swift: He relieved Moussa
Don't sum up extremism to just poverty, lack of education or unemployment: Certainly these are drivers toward extremism, but in my view, not the entire picture. Terrorism is more complex than this.
Taking a break from the drills, Coach Adjanga said that the period under Islamist occupation had been miserable for him, especially
Al Qaeda groups follow a hardline ideology that rejects all non-Sunnis as infidels and regularly incites antagonism towards
Bilateral relations between China and Nigeria will likely take one of two paths in the long term: either China will remain the overwhelmingly dominant actor or Nigeria will become a regional superpower, evening out the playing field.
The AQIM statement sent to ANI said Abou Zeid had been killed in fighting with French-led forces in February in the Adrar
MADRID, April 23 (Reuters) - Spanish police arrested two men suspected of being linked to militant Islamist network al Qaeda
Having survived the harsh conditions of the desert and peacefully and coexisting alongside the local populations for centuries, the current political instability and its consequences is yet another stress to this elephant population, already at the limit of its endurance.
From where did al Qaeda's oppressive, expansionist and misogynistic ideology arise to terrorize us, now even invading peacefully Muslim Mali. How can Islam spawn two such different sorts of believer?
AQIM, which stands for Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, has earned tens of millions of dollars in ransom payments for Western