An Islamic fundamentalist group, responsible for the 9/11 attacks, formerly led by Osama bin Laden.

People and security personnel look on at the area of a blast in Homs, Syria December 5, 2017
Report: Bus bomb kills eight in Syria's Homs city

A string of bombings have struck cities under government control in Syria this year, including the capital Damascus.

Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says

Islamic State split from al Qaida in 2014, and the two groups have since waged an acrimonious battle for recruits.

The World Trade Center burns after being hit by a plane in New York on September 11, 2001
Alleged 9/11 mastermind blames US, Israel in letter to Obama

Guantanamo Bay prisoner Khalid Sheik Mohammed charged that the series of deadly 2001 al-Qaida attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people were conducted in retribution for US foreign policy.

Arrivée de migrants en Europe
Génération 11/09

La crise identitaire que traverse l’Europe est-elle également une conséquence des attentats du 11 septembre 2001 ?

The World Trade Center burns after being hit by a plane in New York on September 11, 2001
The gamble of 9/11 – Who won and who lost?

Attrition is a double-edged sword; Al-Qaida power was finally eroded to such a degree as to make the organization ineffective.

Ayman al-Zawahri
Al-Qaida leader pledges allegiance to new Taliban leader

"As leader of the al-Qaida organization for jihad, I extend my pledge of allegiance once again, the approach of Osama to invite the Muslim nation to support the Islamic Emirate," al-Zawahri pledged.

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ISIS may target West as pressure mounts, expert tells ‘Post’

Terrorist group upped attacks in Iraq and Syria – IHS Jane’s researchers.

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz
Saudi rulers under fire after arrest of well-known Islamic preacher

Local activists and al-Qaida elements lash out at the Saudi government for arresting a well-known scholar who protested the decision to strip religious police of its authorities.

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Watch: ISIS claims partial control of Palestinian camp in Damascus

ISIS-affiliated media claim to show takeover of parts of the Yarmouk Palestinian camp which has mostly been under the control of al Nusra Front for a year.

Jabhat Al-Nusra militants
Syrian opposition slams Nusra Front for attacking secular revolution flag

Al-Qaida's branch in Syria storms demonstration in support of Syrian revolution in the northern province of Idlib.

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