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Al-Qaeda

The al-Qaeda Organization in the Islamic Maghreb, previously known as the Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat (Arabic: الجماعة السلفية للدعوة والقتال‎ (al-jamaa`atu l-salafiyyatu li l-da`wati wa l-qitaal); French: Groupe Salafiste pour la Prédication et le CombatGSPC; also known as Group for Call and Combat) is anIslamist militia which aims to overthrow the Algerian government and institute an Islamic state. To that end, it is currently engaged in an insurgent campaign. Read More

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Apr 23, 2013 - Politico

West faces ‘decades’ of conflict in N Africa

Jan 21, 2013 - Financial Times

US action over Syria rebels backfires

Dec 12, 2012 - Financial Times

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Articles About Al-Qaeda

Islamist Fighters At An Eastern al-Ghouta Camp
ISIS Drug Transit From Afghanistan To Europe Confirmed By Russia: Money Goes Into Terror Funding And In New Recruitments

By IBTimes AU

There seems to be an umblical chord between terror and drug trade. (4:05 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ, M&A, EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, SOMALIA

An Islamic State In Iraq And The Levant (ISIL) Member Waves An ISIL Flag In Raqqa
ISIS Uses Hungarian Porn Stills For Propaganda, US State Department Alleges

By IBTimes AU

US State Department slammed ISIS for its propaganda poster with pictures taken from a Hungarian porn film (Nov 24)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK

Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop walks with her Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop Calls Younger Terrorists as ‘Masters of Social Media’

By IBTimes AU

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said that terrorists were more dangerous when young. (Nov 20)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IRAQ, PAKISTAN, UNITED NATIONS, RUSSIA, NEW YORK

Relatives gather beside the bodies of victims who were killed in yesterday's suicide bomb attack on the Wagah border, before funeral prayers in Lahore November 3, 2014.
Report Shows Why Global Terrorist Attack Killings Increased By 61% Last Year

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

The Institute for Economics and Peace has discovered that Boko Haram and Islamic State have caused most of the deaths last year. (Nov 19)

MORE TOPICS: AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ, ISRAEL, PAKISTAN, MEXICO, NIGERIA

Fighters from Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) hold their weapons as they stand on confiscated cigarettes before setting them on fire in the city of Raqqa April 2, 2014.
Australia Warned To Cancel Passports of Australian ISIS Fighters in a Time of 'War'

By IBTimes AU

A former Al Qaeda trusted aide who became a CIA informant has warned the Australian government to prevent the return of Australian fighters supporting ISIS. (Nov 18)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, STORM, SOMALIA, CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

An Islamic State In Iraq And The Levant (ISIL) Member Waves An ISIL Flag In Raqqa
ISIS Leader Al-Baghdadi 'Still Alive' in Audio Message Urging Supporters to Wage Holy War; ISIS to 'Reach Rome'

By IBTimes AU

Islamic State of Iraq and Syria leader Al-Baghdadi is apparently alive and well in an audio message urging followers to strike everywhere. (Nov 14)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, EGYPT, LIBYA

'STOP ISIS Terror' Sign
ISIS Is World Richest Terrorist Group In History: Forbes Reports

By IBTimes AU

Forbes Israel lists ten richest terrorist groups worldwide. (Nov 13)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, PAKISTAN

A Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules Crew Load Supplies Of Biscuits, Water And Humanitarian Supplies For An Airdrop To Isolated Iraqi Civilians On Mount Sinjar In Northern Iraq At Al Minhad Air Base In The United Arab Emirates
Australia to Consider Deployment of More Troops to Iraq; ISIS and Al Qaeda 'Merger' Reported

By IBTimes AU

Australia may be sending more troops to Iraq to train Iraqi forces to fight ISIS militants. News of an alliance between ISIS and Al Qaeda begins to surface. (Nov 12)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, AUSTRALIA, TONY ABBOTT

Members loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) wave ISIL flags as they drive around Raqqa June 29, 2014.
George Bush Regrets Giving ISIS 'Al Qaeda Plus' Chance to Rise in Iraq; Australian ISIS Fighter Killed

By IBTimes AU

Former U.S. resident George Bush regrets only one thing about the Iraq war: paving the way for ISIS. Meanwhile, an Australian fighter was reportedly killed as the battle continues. (Nov 10)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, IRAQ, GEORGE W. BUSH, AUSTRALIA, FBI

Turkish Kurds watch the Syrian town of Kobani from near the Mursitpinar border crossing
Some Iraqi Kurds In Kobani Fighting For ISIS: Reality Blasts The Myth That All Kurds Are Anti ISIS

By IBTimes AU

It can be a tactical ploy by ISIS to show that it stands for pan Islamic unity. (Nov 06)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ