Category: Algeria

Algerian linked to Osama wins legal battle to stay in UK

A wheelchair-bound Algerian terror suspect linked to Osama Bin Laden has won his 21-year legal battle to live in the UK in the latest blow to the Government’s efforts to expel foreign jihadists. telegraph.co.uk The unnamed man will also be able to study algebra at the Open University, the judge ruled. The case deals a […]

Al-Qaeda leader Mokhtar Belmokhtarhad killed again

Libya’s recognized government said on Sunday veteran Algerian militant Mokhtar Belmokhtarhad had been killed in a U.S. air strike inside Libya as part of counter-terrorism cooperation. Earlier, the U.S. Department of Defense said the U.S. military conducted a counterterrorism strike against an Al Qaida-associated target in Libya on Saturday night, but were assessing results before […]

UK debate on participation in ISIL strikes; George Galloway

British MP George Galloway has been met with praise and criticism for his speech given in Parliament, where he set out his case against military intervention in Iraq. Galloway told MPs that their strategy to beat the jihadist militia Islamic State (also known as ISIS, or ISIL) was wrong-headed and that action in Iraq would […]

France urges new Libya intervention, calls it a ‘terrorist hub’

Rebel fighters jump away from shrapnel during heavy shelling by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi near Bin Jawad, March 6, 2011 The world must act in Libya as it is quickly turning into a major “terrorist hub” on Europe’s doorstep, French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian warned. France played a key role in […]

Britain ‘should plan for sending troops to Libya’

Britain should draw up plans to send troops into Libya if the country descends into deeper chaos, the Government was urged yesterday. “Boots on the ground” could be the only way to protect UK interests, a top diplomat said. Fierce fighting between rival militias in Libya has forced Britain to temporarily close its embassy in […]

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