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Almost 500 reported killed in Syria – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAMMAN, Jordan – Clashes among different rebel factions in northern Syria have killed nearly 500 people and may determine the future of al-Qaeda-linked regiments fighting in the country. The al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq…












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Al-Qaida Takes Control of Iraqi City – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaReports Saturday say the Iraqi government has lost control of Fallujah to al-Qaida militants after days of fighting. A senior security official told the French news agency that Fallujah is under the control…







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Al-Qaeda launches attacks in western Iraq – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAl-Qaeda militants in key western Iraqi cities launched a series of brazen attacks against police stations and fought battles with government forces Thursday amid growing sectarian tensions between Sunnis and Shiites. Al-Qaeda militants, emboldened…



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A Deadly Mix in Benghazi – New York Times

New York TimesMonths of investigation by The New York Times, centered on extensive interviews with Libyans in Benghazi who had direct knowledge of the attack there and its context, turned up no evidence that Al…






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UPDATE 4-Christmas bombings kill 34 in Iraq – Reuters

Reuters… Print. * Car bomb kills 24 after Christmas mass. * Separate attacks on Shi’ites, police kill 10. * Al Qaeda-linked groups have targeted Christians (Adds quote and detail from policeman on duty in blast…



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Egypt names Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s military-backed interim government has declared the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group, a dramatic escalation that gives authorities more power in cracking down on them. Hossam Eissa, the Minister of Higher…


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Jihadist group claims Egypt police HQ suicide bombing – AFP

AFPCairo — An Al-Qaeda-inspired group based in Egypt’s Sinai Wednesday claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing of a police headquarters north of Cairo that killed 15 people, the deadliest such attack since president Mohamed…




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