In May 2011, bin Laden had seemingly low hopes a full-fledged uprising would take place in Syria but he was confident it’d get there gradually down the line, especially when other uprisings would succeed. “The flood is coming”

Map. History of Al Qaeda conflict

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Bin Laden also studied this U.S. document on his own computer3 month ago
Bin Laden also studied this U.S. document on his own computer
“Q: If an Islamic State is established, would the Mujahideen be part of it? OBL: “We can’t be part of a State unless it has the power to stand up to Israel or eradicate it.”
In May 2011, bin Laden had seemingly low hopes a full-fledged uprising would take place in Syria but he was confident it’d get there gradually down the line, especially when other uprisings would succeed. “The flood is coming”
In his notebook, bin Laden answers a question about who would list as a religious influence: “I was committed with the Muslim Brotherhood. Their resources were limited. I read Sira (prophet’s biography). Meeting once a week, a set of pages. Religious influence wasn’t much.”
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The CIA now has the massive trove of hundreds of thousands of bin Laden files available on its web site
CIA releases massive trove of bin Laden files, including first adult images of his son Hamza, AQ's next leader3 month ago
CIA releases massive trove of bin Laden files, including first adult images of his son Hamza, AQ's next leader
Niger defense minister asks U.S. to deploy armed drones against militants
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Gunfire heard in Eritrea's capital as protests break out, U.S. embassy says
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Hearing reports of an explosion in Bosaso
Abu Mansuur was former Al Shabab deputy leader and spokesman before he surrendered himself to the federal government of Somalia months ago
Former Al Shabab spy boss Sakariye Ismail is shortlisted to be next NISA chief following the sacking of Abdullahi Sanbaloolshe
Somalia sacks police, intelligence chiefs following a second deadly terrorist attack in Mogadishu in two weeks
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Somalia police end night-long siege of hotel, 23 dead
Somalia sacks Intel Chief Abdullahi Mohamed Sanbalolshe and Cmdr of the Police Abdihakim Saaid after dead Shabab attack: Minister
Second blast goes off in Nasahablod hotel in Mogadishu
Another massive explosion heard in Mogadishu. Somalia
Due to VBIED attack huge blast heard and smoke seen billowing in Mogadishu Somali
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Egyptian security sources: clashes between security forces and armed elements on the road to the oases, killing a number of terrorists
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9 Al-Shabab militants, 6 regional forces died in clashes bwn the 2 in Bar Sanguni, 50km N of Kismayo on Wed; it followed attack by Jubbaland
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African anti-jihad force makes first steps in troubled Sahel
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[email protected]: US military aircraft conducted two airstrikes targeting ISIS in Yemen Wednesday, killing 9 militants in al-Bayda Governorate
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Explosion hits in Mogadishu’s Karan. At least 1 person sought to be a bomber died
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Amisom spokesman tells @voasomali that one AU soldier was killed in today's blast in Somalian Lafoole town, two civilians were also killed
Mali: Reports on clashes between Barkhane and jihadists in Amalawlaw, 60km from Tin-Hama near the Niger border4 month ago
Mali: Reports on clashes between Barkhane and jihadists in Amalawlaw, 60km from Tin-Hama near the Niger border
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1 AU soldier, 2 civilians, 4 militants killed after IED explosion, ambush by Al-Shabab near Mogadishu: military spokesman
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At least 10 people die as landmine blast hits African Union peacekeeping mission convoy in Somali capital
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Four Amisom soldiers, two civilians, a teacher and a guard were confirmed killed on clash in Somalia – report
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A senior govt official says only two civilians including a school teacher have been killed during the clashes in Somalia
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Heavy gun battle between Amisom forces and Al Shabab militants reported in Arbiska village after roadside blast hit an AU convoy-official