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#Al Qaeda

# al-qaeda - Tuesday 2 August, 2022

Joe Biden confirms death of Al-Qaeda leader al-Zawahri in US drone strike
# 9/11
# 9/11

Joe Biden confirms death of Al-Qaeda leader al-Zawahri in US drone strike

Aug 2nd 2022, 7:22 AM 28,817 Views 21 Comments

The US president said that US intelligence officials tracked al-Zawahri to a home in downtown Kabul where he was hiding out with his family.

# al-qaeda - Saturday 23 October, 2021

Senior al-Qaeda leader killed in US drone strike in Syria, Pentagon says
# Al Qaeda
# Al Qaeda

Senior al-Qaeda leader killed in US drone strike in Syria, Pentagon says

Oct 23rd 2021, 8:10 AM 18,390 Views 13 Comments

There were no known casualties from the strike.

# al-qaeda - Sunday 12 September, 2021

Al-Qaeda leader features in new video amid rumours he is dead

Al-Qaeda leader features in new video amid rumours he is dead

Sep 12th 2021, 1:30 PM 31,454 Views 8 Comments

Ayman al-Zawahri appeared in a new video marking the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, months after rumours spread that he was dead.

Newly released FBI memo hints at Saudi involvement with 9/11 hijackers
# Al Qaeda
# Al Qaeda

Newly released FBI memo hints at Saudi involvement with 9/11 hijackers

Sep 12th 2021, 11:18 AM 26,585 Views 24 Comments

Three successive US administrations have refused to declassify and release documents related to the case.

# al-qaeda - Saturday 5 June, 2021

At least 114 killed in Burkina Faso in deadliest jihadist attacks since 2015
# Burkina Faso
# Burkina Faso

At least 114 killed in Burkina Faso in deadliest jihadist attacks since 2015

Jun 5th 2021, 4:17 PM 15,540 Views 6 Comments

The country’s president described the massacre as “barbaric” and three days of national mourning have been declared.

# al-qaeda - Friday 5 June, 2020

Al-Qaeda's chief in north Africa killed, says French defence minister
# Mali
# Mali

Al-Qaeda's chief in north Africa killed, says French defence minister

Jun 5th 2020, 10:09 PM 24,553 Views 43 Comments

Abdelmalek Droukdel was the leader of al-Qaeda in north Africa.

# al-qaeda - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Fatal attack at Florida military base in 2019 now linked to Al-Qaeda after FBI break into shooter's iPhone
# Mohammed Alshamrani
# Mohammed Alshamrani

Fatal attack at Florida military base in 2019 now linked to Al-Qaeda after FBI break into shooter's iPhone

May 19th 2020, 9:26 AM 22,454 Views 19 Comments

Mohammed Alshamranih killed three Americans in the shooting.

# al-qaeda - Thursday 19 September, 2019

'It’s not a disgraced name' - Sheffield United owner defends dealings with Osama bin Laden's family
# Nothing To See Here
From The42
# Nothing To See Here

'It’s not a disgraced name' - Sheffield United owner defends dealings with Osama bin Laden's family

Sep 19th 2019, 4:56 PM 6,930 Views 6 Comments

Prince Abdullah says he will continue to do business with relatives of the former Al-Qaeda leader.

# al-qaeda - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Son of Osama Bin Laden and heir to Al-Qaeda has been killed, US media report
# Hamza Bin Laden
# Hamza Bin Laden

Son of Osama Bin Laden and heir to Al-Qaeda has been killed, US media report

Jul 31st 2019, 10:43 PM 42,353 Views 44 Comments

President Donald Trump was questioned in the Oval office by reporters but refused to confirm or deny the reports.

# al-qaeda - Friday 1 March, 2019

US offers $1 million reward for information about Osama Bin Laden's son
# Hamza Bin Laden
# Hamza Bin Laden

US offers $1 million reward for information about Osama Bin Laden's son

Mar 1st 2019, 7:49 AM 22,704 Views 39 Comments

Hamza bin Laden is seen as a growing force in global extremism.

# al-qaeda - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Trump confirms that US military has killed architect of 2000 USS Cole bombing

Trump confirms that US military has killed architect of 2000 USS Cole bombing

Jan 6th 2019, 5:41 PM 17,137 Views 24 Comments

The military said Friday that Al-Qaeda operative Jamal al-Badawi was believed to have been killed in a precision strike in Yemen.

# al-qaeda - Thursday 29 March, 2018

US court rules families of 9/11 victims can sue Saudi Arabia
# Al Quaeda
# Al Quaeda

US court rules families of 9/11 victims can sue Saudi Arabia

Mar 29th 2018, 7:15 AM 18,025 Views 44 Comments

A US judge ruled that the plaintiffs had “narrowly articulate a reasonable basis” to proceed.

# al-qaeda - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Ten injured in Al-Qaeda bombing of St Petersburg supermarket
# Russia
# Russia

Ten injured in Al-Qaeda bombing of St Petersburg supermarket

Dec 27th 2017, 7:07 PM 14,374 Views 57 Comments

The blast was caused by a “homemade explosive device with the power equivalent to 200 grams of TNT”.

# al-qaeda - Monday 14 August, 2017

17 people dead after gunmen open fire on restaurant in Burkina Faso
# Istanbul
# Istanbul

17 people dead after gunmen open fire on restaurant in Burkina Faso

Aug 14th 2017, 7:09 AM 11,187 Views 14 Comments

The victims’ nationalities have yet to be confirmed.

# al-qaeda - Thursday 5 January, 2017

The US has just labelled Osama bin Laden's son as a terrorist
# Global Jihad
# Global Jihad

The US has just labelled Osama bin Laden's son as a terrorist

Jan 5th 2017, 4:28 PM 17,398 Views 38 Comments

Hamza bin Laden has issued audio messages to Al-Qaeda supporters.

# al-qaeda - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Donald Trump is not backing down over comments being used to recruit Islamic extremists
# Not Worried
# Not Worried

Donald Trump is not backing down over comments being used to recruit Islamic extremists

Jan 3rd 2016, 2:13 PM 10,747 Views 69 Comments

The Republican hopeful doesn’t think that the use of the footage is a good enough reason to dial back his rhetoric.

# al-qaeda - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Donald Trump's call for a ban on Muslims has just been used in a militant Islamist recruitment video
# Trouble Brewing
# Trouble Brewing

Donald Trump's call for a ban on Muslims has just been used in a militant Islamist recruitment video

Jan 2nd 2016, 11:43 AM 20,061 Views 98 Comments

Trump’s controversial call for Muslims to be banned from entering America has been cited in the new video by a Somali extremist group.

# al-qaeda - Friday 18 December, 2015

Enda is off to visit our troops in the Golan Heights
# Conflict Zone
# Conflict Zone

Enda is off to visit our troops in the Golan Heights

Dec 18th 2015, 6:00 AM 8,466 Views 78 Comments

The Taoiseach will be visiting the Irish men and women serving in the Golan Heights this Sunday.

# al-qaeda - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Here's where terrorist groups like Islamic State and Al Qaeda get their money
# Follow The Money
# Follow The Money

Here's where terrorist groups like Islamic State and Al Qaeda get their money

Dec 13th 2015, 7:00 PM 38,698 Views 79 Comments

Scamming banks, demanding ransoms and controlling oil are among the many ways these terrorists fund their activities.

# al-qaeda - Monday 7 December, 2015

The accused '9/11 Five' remain in Guantanamo and probably won't ever get a real trial
# Al Qaeda
# Al Qaeda

The accused '9/11 Five' remain in Guantanamo and probably won't ever get a real trial

Dec 7th 2015, 6:10 PM 19,966 Views 88 Comments

Attempts to put them on trial in New York for the terrorist attacks backfired.