Tag: Al Qaeda

Why the Islamic State has no sympathy for Hamas

An Islamic State fighter gestures as he takes part in a military parade along the streets of Syria’s northern Raqqa province, June 30, 2014. Most of today’s Salafist jihadist movements have no interest in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, for the time being regarding it as irrelevant. Instead, their call […]

U.S. government knew about al-Qaeda ‘pep rally for jihad’ in Benghazi that included calls for the murder of American diplomats – just months before terror attack

A report prepared for the government in  August 2012 described a massive military presence of Ansar al-Sharia, the group  behind the Benghazi attack It warned ‘assassinations’ would follow,  and said the first attack on the  U.S. diplomatic station quickly followed the two-day  June rally in Benghazi U.S. State […]

Why did the CIA let a crazed al-Qaeda mob kill America’s ambassador? Moment by moment, the atrocity that’s sent the U.S. into a frenzy of suspicion and recrimination

The U.S. Consulate in Benghazi was  attacked on September 11, 2012 A group of armed jihadists attacked the  building and set it alight Four people died in the attack, including  Ambassador Christopher Stevens By  Tony Rennell PUBLISHED: 16:17 EST, 13  September 2013 |  UPDATED: 16:39 EST, 13 September […]

Foreign mercenaries in Syria intimidating Alawites, Kurds

Photo EPA/ITAR-TASS MOSCOW, August 22 (Itar-Tass) – Foreign mercenaries   fighting in Syria are trying to intimidate the Alawites and   Kurds, committing mass murders, Russian Foreign Ministry   spokesman Alexander Lukashevich stated on Thursday. He cited the situation in Aleppo’s Karm al-Jabal   district, which was seized a few days ago […]

Disturbing report alleges killings of 450 Kurds in Syria / Kurds have begun Mobilization

Published time: August 07, 2013 04:52                                                                              Unconfirmed reports have emerged detailing a new massacre in which 450 Kurds – including 120 children – were allegedly slaughtered by al-Qaeda-linked rebels fighting against the Syrian government. The report has sparked international concern. “The task of tackling the terrorist threat is […]

The Obama administration’s State Department had a direct hand in revising the official story on the 2012 Benghazi terror attack, new documents show

State  Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland objected to the CIA’s summary, which  concluded that terrorists killed four Americans Attack came  in the weeks before the 2012 election, as President Obama was campaigning on the  strength of having defeated al Qaeda White House  Press Secretary Jay Carney has denied that […]

Military planners prepare for war in Mali

    Tue, 6 Nov 2012 15:10 GMT      Source: reuters By Tiemoko Diallo BAMAKO, Nov 6 (Reuters) – Military experts from Africa, the United Nations and Europe have drawn up preliminary plans to recapture northern Mali from al Qaeda-linked rebels, African officials said on Tuesday. A source with knowledge […]

‘Troubling’ Surveillance Before Benghazi Attack “Assuming we don’t die tonight. We saw one of our ‘police’ that guard the compound taking pictures,” he wrote hours before the assault.

Sensitive documents found amid the wreckage of the U.S. consulate shine new light on the Sept. 11 assault that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. BY HARALD DOORNBOS, JENAN MOUSSA |NOVEMBER 1, 2012 BENGHAZI, Libya — More than six weeks after the shocking assault on the […]

White House told of militant claim two hours after Libya attack: emails “U.S. Diplomatic Mission in Benghazi Under Attack” and the notation “SBU”, meaning “Sensitive But Unclassified.”

9:11pm EDT By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Officials at the White House and State Department were advised two hours after attackers assaulted the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11 that an Islamic militant group had claimed credit for the attack, official emails show. The […]

Algeria caught in quandary over Mali crisis

Sun, 14 Oct 2012 16:15 GMT Source: reuters * UN calls for dialogue as well as military preparations * Algeria opposes foreign intervention in Mali and elsewhere * Advocates talks, but not with “terrorists, criminals” By Alistair Lyon ALGIERS, Oct 14 (Reuters) – North African heavyweight Algeria is […]