18 April 2021
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Gen McKenzie of @CENTCOM adds, "there's an alQaida element out in NW Syria in the pocket around Idlib that also maintains an aspirational desire to generate external attacks" & violent extremist pockets in the Arabian peninsula who want to inspire action against US & allies
An attack targeting a military convoy of African peacekeepers in the Somali capital, Mogadishu
Al-Qaeda accounts now starting to confirm death of al-Masri, referring to him as a "martyr". Al-Masri was killed in August in the heart of Iran in Tehran by suspected Israeli operatives from Mossad's Kidon unit
The death toll from the suicide bombing of a restaurant in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, has risen to 6
At least five people were killed, several others injured following a suicide bombing explosion in Mogadishu - police tell VOA
Casualties reported after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a restaurant near the police training academy in Mogadishu's Hamar Jajab district
People were killed and wounded in a suicide bombing that targeted a popular restaurant in Mogadishu
Suspected AlShabaab bomber blew himself up at gathering of police officers at General Kahiye academy in Mogadishu's Hamar-Jajab distirct. Casualties reported - Witnesses
Scores of casualties reported as ambulance and police rush to the scene of the suicide bomber where a lone suicide bomber blew himself up in a popular restaurant in Hamar Jajab neighbourhood Mogadishu
Police in Mogadishu has reported an explosion at a restaurant near the police academy, casualties not yet known
Huge blast has occurred a short while ago near Somalia,s Police Academy in Hamarjajajb neighborhood in Mogadishu
4 American officials confirm the assassination of al-Qaeda leader in Iran
AlShabaab rejects its members arrested in Ethiopia while planing attacks. It's baseless claim by Abiy's government to divert world attention from the crisis in Ethiopia. We're not part of the ethnic conflict there, The group's military spox says5 month ago
AlShabaab rejects its members arrested in Ethiopia while planing attacks. "It's baseless claim by Abiy's government to divert world attention from the crisis in Ethiopia. We're not part of the ethnic conflict there", The group's military spox says
Iran's denies Al Qaeda leader was killed in Iran
In first message to troops, acting @DeptofDefense Sec. Christopher Miller promises "we remain committed to finishing the war that AlQaida brought to our shores in 2001" "This war isn't over" per Miller
5 month ago
New York Times reports Israeli agents shot Al Qaeda's No. 2 leader on the streets of Tehran at the behest of the U.S., officials said. The killing was kept secret until now
5 month ago
Usama Mahmood not only became ameer of AQIS but might also be dead. Secondly, AQIS for the first time has executed a senior member for violating leadership commands and disclosing group secrets
French forces have killed Bah ag Moussa, the operational leader of Al-Qaeda affiliate Jama'a Nusrat ul-Islam wa al-Muslimin (JNIM), during an operation Tuesday in Mali that involved French helicopters and ground troops, according to France's Armed Forces minister5 month ago
French forces have killed Bah ag Moussa, the operational leader of Al-Qaeda affiliate Jama'a Nusrat ul-Islam wa al-Muslimin (JNIM), during an operation Tuesday in Mali that involved French helicopters and ground troops, according to France's Armed Forces minister
A Somali minister survived an assassination attempt and 3 of his bodyguards were killed in Kismayo
5 month ago
Afghan intelligence agency says it killed another al-Qaeda leader "given a safe haven" by Taliban
5 month ago
Al Shabab has claimed it fighters killed a US soldier and four Somali forces in a raid took place last night in Gandarshe,outside Mogadishu. No comment from @USAfricaCommand and Somali government so far
Footage demonstrates HTS militants storm an Ahrar al Sham HQ located in Ehsem town of Idlib province
Protesters in the opposition held city of Idlib took to the streets today in support of Abdullakh Anzorov, the attacker who beheaded French teacher Samuel Paty on October 17th. Pics @AFP
5 month ago
US says airstrike killed 7 leaders of al-Qaida in Syria
"A Taliban commander, Emran Hanzalah, & few other fighters were killed," Vahidullah Jumah Zada, a spokesperson for the governor of Ghazni province, told @VOADariAfghan
Prominent businessman shot dead in Kismayo, reports say. Abdullahi Abdisalam Ahmed from the Amal money transfer services waa shot and killed by a gunman who escaped the scene according to reports
5 month ago
An al-Qaeda mastermind Mohsen Almisri was arrested by Afghan forces in Andar district in Ghazni province, NDS says, adding that Almisri was operating as the group's key member for the Indian Sub-continent
Mali: Screenshots from vidéo showing the arrival of JNIM prisoners convoy released in exchange for the 3 foreign hostages and Malian political leader on October 8th5 month ago
Mali: Screenshots from vidéo showing the arrival of JNIM prisoners convoy released in exchange for the 3 foreign hostages and Malian political leader on October 8th
5 month ago
Jakarah strike: Death toll in the bombing is reportedly as high as 15. Killing over half the attendees
5 month ago
HTS meeting was reportedly bombed at Jakara in Idlib. According to local telegram channels at least two are dead from the airstrike.
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