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    AQAP confirms death of leader, appoints successor

    Agence-France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 11:48pm on February 24, 2020

    Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula on Sunday confirmed the death of its leader Qassim al-Rimi and appointed a successor, weeks after the US said it...

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    Four killed in car bombing near Somalia parliament

    Agence France-Presse . Mogadishu | Updated at 04:09pm on January 08, 2020

    At least four people were killed, including a senior government official, when a car bomb exploded close to a checkpoint near Somalia’s parliament in the...

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    At least 14 killed in Burkina Faso bomb blast

    Agence France-Presse . Ouagadougou | Updated at 04:26pm on January 05, 2020

    At least 14 civilians, mostly schoolchildren, died on Saturday when a roadside bomb blew up their bus in northwestern Burkina Faso, a security source told...

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    London Bridge attacker was of Pakistan origin

    Reuters. London | Updated at 10:51pm on November 30, 2019

    Nine years before Usman Khan killed two people in a stabbing spree on London Bridge, he was overheard by British security services discussing how to...

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    Changing warfare by the weak

    Paul Rogers | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2019

    OVER 13 years ago, at 2:25pm on Friday, February 24, 2006, a three-vehicle al-Qaeda attack group approached the Hamra gate to the Abqaiq oil processing...

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    US to unmask Saudi tied to 9/11 attackers

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    The US Justice Department said Thursday that it would unmask the long-protected name of a Saudi official who allegedly had ties to the al-Qaeda perpetrators...

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    New York remembers 9/11 attacks, 18 years on

    Agence France-Presse . New York, United States | Updated at 09:17pm on September 11, 2019

    New York honoured Wednesday the almost 3,000 people killed on September 11, 2001 in a solemn ceremony at Ground Zero where hijacked al-Qaeda planes brought...

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    Growing phenomenon of demonising Muslims

    Partha S Ghosh | Updated at 12:00am on August 10, 2019

    EVER since the al-Qaeda terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, Muslims all over the world are ‘under...

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    Qaeda attack kills 19 soldiers in Yemen

    Agence France-Presse . Aden, Yemen | Updated at 05:03pm on August 02, 2019

    Al-Qaeda gunmen killed 19 soldiers in an attack on an army base in southern Yemen Friday, security officials said, a day after deadly assaults by...

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    Mogadishu bombing kills six, wounds mayor

    Agence France-Presse . Mogadishu | Updated at 03:14pm on July 25, 2019

    Six people were killed and the mayor of Mogadishu was wounded in a bombing at the mayoral offices...

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