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Al-Qaeda plotting to bomb US plane

Al-Qaeda is reportedly plotting a terrorist attack on a US airliner, Britain’s Sunday Times newspaper reported, citing intelligence sources. The broadsheet said Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) had recruited a Norwegian Muslim convert and given him terrorist training in … Continue reading

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Man allegedly involved in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole was “taken out” by a U.S. Airstrike yesterday

SANAA, Yemen – U.S. airstrikes targeting leaders from Yemen’s active al-Qaida branch killed four suspected militants, including a man suspected of involvement in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole, officials said Tuesday. Yemeni security and military officials said missiles … Continue reading

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Al Qaida to begin using cartoons for recruitment purposes

An al-Qaida affiliate says it plans to roll out what some have called a Disney-like animated cartoon aimed at recruiting children to the terror network. Scenes from the proposed short film show young boys dressed in battle fatigues and participating … Continue reading

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