ARTICLES RELATING TO AL QAEDA

ISIS accepts Boko Haram pledge of allegiance

2015-03-13 06:27

Islamic State militants have accepted a pledge of allegiance by the Nigerian-grown Boko Haram extremist group, a spokesperson for the Islamic State movement said.

Paris attack suspect left last week

2015-01-11 09:04

A woman hunted by French police as a suspect in the attacks on a satirical paper and Jewish supermarket in Paris left France several day before the killings.

Militants attack bus on Kenyan coast

2014-12-21 10:35

Islamist gunmen have opened fire on a passenger bus along the Kenyan coast but fled without injuring anyone, witnesses and officials say.

US drone strike accused of killing 10 in Pakistan

2014-06-12 09:26

Pakistani intelligence officials say a suspected US missile strike has killed at least 10 people in a northwestern tribal district near the Afghan border.

Yemen Drone kills 9 suspected al-Qaeda fighters

2014-04-19 22:35

A US drone strike in southern Yemen has killed nine suspected al-Qaeda militants and three civilians, authorities say.

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The wife of a man being held by Al Qaeda in Yemen pleaded for his release as the kidnapper's deadline for his ransom approached.

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Yolande Korkie, a former hostage and wife of Pierre Korkie, hed a press conference in Johannesburg to appeal for the release of her husband, still held in Yemen. See pictures.

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Pentagon accused of data breach in case

2013-04-11 13:01

The lawyer for a man accused in an attack on a US warship has said that a Pentagon computer server failure resulted in the loss of documents used by military tribunal defense lawyers.

Denel courting Gulf states

2013-02-18 19:35

It is the best time for unmanned aerial vehicle sales as countries in the Arabian Gulf are showing strong interest in Denel, a top official says.

Libya faces 'impossible' task

2012-12-18 22:03

Libya's decision to shut its desert frontiers is a tall order for its fledgling army, which is ill-equipped to seal largely uninhabited Saharan wastes, Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has said.

 

Planned terror attack in SA foiled - spy cables

2015-02-26 17:44

Leaked State Security Agency information has revealed that a planned terrorist attack in South Africa in 2010 was foiled by SA authorities.

France wants action on Libya

2015-01-03 11:17

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says world powers must tackle instability in Libya but he stopped short of openly backing the military intervention.

How the US has justified overseas military action

2014-09-23 15:40

A look at the domestic legal justifications the US has used for military action around the world.

Somali lawmaker killed in car bomb explosion

2014-04-21 13:00

A Somali police official says a legislator in the country's parliament has been killed in a car bomb explosion in the Somali capital.

4 French journalists held hostage in Syria freed

2014-04-19 17:01

Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, officials say.

Worst moment of my life - freed SA hostage

2014-01-16 18:55

Yolande Korkie's release by al-Qaeda, who kidnapped her and husband Pierre in Yemen, was one of the worst moments of her life, she says.

Australia to pull out of Afghanistan

2013-10-29 09:20

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has declared Australia's longest war at an end during a surprise visit to Afghanistan, with more than 1 000 troops to return home before Christmas.

Mali defends record against abuse claims

2013-03-13 08:05

Mali's interim president has defended the country's rights record against accusations by the UN that the military was guilty of atrocities against ethnic groups in the war-torn north.

Somali insurgents return to Twitter

2013-02-04 16:12

Somalia's al-Qaeda linked Shabaab insurgents have returned to Twitter with a new account, less than 2 weeks since they were suspended after posting grisly photographs.

Al-Qaeda number two death 'a big blow'

2012-06-06 12:10

The US says the killing of Al-Qaeda number two Abu Yahya al-Libi is the most weighty blow to the terror group since the killing of Osama bin Laden.

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