Category: Al-Qaeda

Hezbollah leader speaks on Beirut bomb, al-Qaeda, & Syria

The leader of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group, Hassan Nasrallah, says radical Sunni Muslim militants bombed a Beirut suburb, killing 22 people. Mr Nasrallah’s Shia group supports the government of President Assad in the civil war in neighbouring Syria. “I will go myself to Syria if it is necessary in the battle against the takfiris (Sunni […]

Cover story? 400 US surface-to-air missiles
were ‘STOLEN’ from Libya during the Benghazi attack

Four hundred American surface-to-air missiles were ‘taken from Libya’ during the terror attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, a former U.S. Attorney who represents whistleblowers claimed on Monday. He added that the U.S. intelligence community is terrified they might be used to shoot down airliners. Joe diGenova, whose wife Victoria Toensing – a former […]

U.S. eyeing Syria opposition alliances to al-Qaeda

The comments by General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the U.S. military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, came at the start of a trip to close U.S. allies Israel and Jordan likely to be dominated by discussions about Syria’s conflict and broader regional unrest. Syria’s Western-backed rebels have been clamouring for the United States to make good […]

Iraq: Car bombings hit Ramadan celebrations

A wave of car bombings targeting those celebrating the end of Ramadan has killed at least 69 people in Iraq. Nine separate explosions hit markets and busy shopping streets in the capital Baghdad. One of the bombings was near an outdoor market in the southeastern suburbs of the capital shortly before sunset, killing seven people […]

US arms al-Qaeda by supporting Syrian rebels – expert

The Syrian conflict continues to be a very worrisome one for the rest of the world and now the second in command of the CIA, Michael Morell, says the risk that chemical weapons and other advanced weapons possessed by the Syrian government could fall into the hands of terrorists, namely Al-Qaeda, posing the number one […]

US eyes Yemen al-Qaeda leader Nasser al-Wuhayshi

In what reads like a lesson plan for the less-experienced jihadist, Nasser al-Wahishi, who spent years as Osama bin Laden’s personal secretary, provides a step-by-step assessment of what worked and what didn’t in Yemen. Yet in the never-before-seen correspondence discovered by the Associated Press, the man at the center of the latest terror threat barely […]

U.S. drones kill more than 30 in Yemen

In fewer than two weeks, Hellfire missiles launched by U.S. drones have killed at least 31 people in Yemen. At least 14 of the victims were believed by President Obama — the launcher-in-chief — to be al-Qaeda militants. On the heels of reports of the foiling of a plot purportedly hatched by the Yemeni-based branch […]

U.N. chemical weapons inspectors
to begin 2-week probe in Syria next week

United Nations chemical weapons experts will arrive in the Syrian capital on Monday to begin a two-week investigation into alleged chemical strikes at three locations in the war-torn country, a long-awaited breakthrough that ends months of negotiations between the U.N. and Syria’s government. An alleged chemical attack in the village of Khan al-Assal, near the […]

US remains ‘uninterested’
as Kurds massacred by Syria’s militant opposition

Reports this week of the radical Islamist opposition in Syria massacring Kurds in the northern Syria is a disturbing development, but not nearly as disturbing as the strategic silence on the issue by the US and European government-media complex. According to reports from the village of Tal Abyad near the Turkish border on Monday, jihadist […]

We’re sending Syrians food
But it’s just an excuse to send them arms

In a gesture to mark the celebration of Eid al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan, President Obama has approved of an additional $125 million in humanitarian and food aid to be sent to Syria. Including the new aid package, the amount of money the United States has sent to Syria has now reached the $1 billion […]

Live Chat

Join the Live Chat