On Nov. 13, 2014, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, ISIS’s new self-proclaimed caliph, announced its expansion beyond Syria and Iraq, where it had become the dominant jihadi group, to include new affiliates in Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Egypt, Libya, and Algeria.
For the last few years U.S. helicopters have been spotted rescuing ISIS and Al-Qaeda terrorists in Syria, according to claims made by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA).
Eventually, al-Qaeda Central’s relevance will decline to the point where it will only serve in an advisory capacity to largely independent and locally focused affiliates. While Mendelsohn’s talk emphasized al-Qaeda and ISIS, he made a point of addressing the rise of the larger jihadi movement.
The Strategy of al Qaeda and ISIS. A closer look at the extremists’ military-political plan shows that they have a sophisticated and staged strategy based on Mao and Muhammad, supporting once again the contention that this is an insurgent problem rather than a terrorist one.
Feb 07, 2018 · UNITED NATIONS — Al Qaeda’s global network remains “remarkably resilient” and poses a greater threat than the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in …
Al Qaeda has focused on spectacular attacks to provoke world attention. It has justified killing civilians as retribution for attacks by Western forces. Like ISIS, al Qaeda has had little tolerance for Shiites and other minorities outside its narrow worldview.
In Yemen, al-Qaeda and ISIS had what amounted to a tacit non-aggression pact. They called each other names, they excommunicated one another, but they didn’t fight. That is no longer the case.
Watch video · The return of Al-Qaeda Even if the ISIS threat ultimately recedes, al-Qaeda is very capable of filling that void in terms of a major terrorist threat, warned Richards at the University of …
Russia is an ‘indisputably’ bigger threat to the UK than ISIS or al-Qaeda, warns Britain’s new Army chief. General Mark Carleton-Smith said Britain must not be ‘complacent’ about Russia
Nov 17, 2015 · The ISIS proclamation was premature and the conditions were not propitious, Al Qaeda’s leaders stated. Al Qaeda military operations focus on the “vexation and exhaustion” of America and its
Al Qaeda and ISIS, two of the scariest terrorist organizations in the world today, are possibly going to war with each other. During the recent anniversary of the tragic 9/11 attack, al Qaeda declared their strong opposition against fellow terrorist group Islamic State, accusing its leader of sedition.
In Syria, the original al Qaeda loyalists who composed the Nusra Front split from al Qaeda central in 2016 over the question of whether the struggle should focus on the “near” enemy or the
Al-Baghdadi progressed from the Muslim Brotherhood’s Salafism to the violent Salafism of al-Qaeda, ultimately breaking from al-Qaeda to establish ISIS. While in graduate school at Iraq’s Saddam University for Islamic Studies, al-Baghdadi joined the Brotherhood at the behest of his paternal uncle, Ismail al …
Watch video · Facebook announced it removed a total of 12.4 million pieces of content endorsing or promoting groups like ISIS and al-Qaeda during second and third quarters of 2018.
Watch video · The leaders of Isis and al-Qaeda are understood to be in talks about a possible alliance between the two groups, the Iraqi vice president has claimed. “The discussion has started now,” Ayad
Sep 14, 2015 · Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri extends an olive branch to ISIS, even while describing ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s “caliphate” as illegitimate.
ISIS’ main advantage over al-Qaeda is in Afghanistan, where the organization hopes to re-establish its caliphate (after failing to do in the Philippines). Al-Qaeda has a significant advantage over ISIS …
AL QAEDA-AFFILIATED TERROR GROUP LAUNCHES WAR ON PLASTIC BAGS. But by the end of last year, ISIS was in tatters as U.S.-led coalition troops liberated Iraqi and Syrian cities under ISIS …
Al-Qaeda has insisted it has no links with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), which has been locked in deadly clashes with rebels in Syria. An online statement purportedly from the
Al Qaeda and ISIS increasingly are competing for recruits, funding and leadership of the global Islamist revolution. Al Qaeda today is a far different organization than it was during Usama bin
The sparring between al-Qaeda and ISIS over tactics is just one front in a much larger struggle within the jihadi universe in which the two networks compete for funding, prestige and recruits.
Al-Qaeda and Taliban are distinct terrorist groups of extremist Muslims who misinterpret the tenets of Islam to further a violent agenda. While there may be some overlap in these groups, they are both different. Al-Qaeda (also spelled Al-Qaida) is an Isla
Al-Qaeda’s Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for an attack on a military base in southern Somalia in which 27 soldiers lost their lives (Arabic-language link). “First we attacked the base with a booby-trapped vehicle and then we charged…We took control of the base.
For one, whereas ISIS “fully embraced sectarianism” and resorted to extreme violence against Shias, al-Qaeda has mostly denounced it in practice, Clarke argues, if not in rhetoric.
Sep 10, 2015 · Just ahead of the fourteenth anniversary of al Qaeda’s 9/11 attacks on the U.S., the leader of the terrorist group took aim in an angry speech at a mortal enemy — but not American “crusaders” this time. Rather, the object of his tirade was the leader of ISIS …
The story of how al-Qaeda managed to succeed as ISIS collapsed in Syria offers insight into al-Qaeda’s strategy for resurgence more broadly. The root cause of ISIS’s battlefield defeat in
We don’t know if Wednesday’s massacre at satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo was directed by al Qaeda or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group, but both had put a bullseye on
7 days ago · BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:30 P.M.) – The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) carried out a powerful attack against a group of fighters from the Al-Qaeda of the Arabian Peninsula in the Al-Bayda Governorate of Yemen.
How Isis crippled al-Qaida The long read Islamic State How Isis crippled al-Qaida The inside story of the coup that has brought the world’s most feared terrorist network to the brink of collapse.
Al-Qaeda. Al-Qaeda was the terrorist group behind the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York. Osama bin Laden founded the militant Sunni Islamist global organisation in 1988.
Although Jabhat al-Nusra now is the sole al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria, ISIS is the group that is more aggressively pursuing the al-Qaeda agenda of establishing an Islamist caliphate by setting up
Last November, the Khorasan network of al Qaeda veterans in northern Syria—they were targeted in two waves of U.S. airstrikes last autumn—brokered a meeting between al Nusra leaders and ISIS
Apr 26, 2017 · The Islamic State group and al Qaeda, long rivals for supremacy in the jihadi struggle, are feeling more pressure to combine as the Islamic State loses its territorial base in Syria and Iraq and
Feb 22, 2018 · Islamic State Documentary: MI5 Whistleblower Annie Machon About Al-Qaeda And ISIS Subscribe to never miss a video: Watch all Islamic. Islamic …
A close reading of the jihadi group ISIS’s dogma reveals that its appeals to Muslims in the West are different from what many imagine. ISIS wants Muslims to travel to the caliphate and remain
Al-Qaeda’s war of words. To respond to the challenge of ISIS, al-Qaeda and its friends and allies have adopted a two-pronged communications strategy intended, firstly, to remind the world of the group’s ongoing relevance and position at the pinnacle of global jihad; and, secondly, to delegitimise ISIS (now commonly referred to as the ‘Islamic State’) as a jihadist entity.
The Islamic State (IS), also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS or ISIL) is a Salafi-Jihadist militant organization in Syria and Iraq whose goal is the establishment and expansion of a caliphate. The group has its origins in the early 2000s, when Abu Musab al-Zarqawi began training
In short, two rivals, al Qaeda and ISIS, have launched a dangerous new era of terrorist competition, which will only lead to further waves of deadly violence. CRUEL COMPETITION. Immediately after al Qaeda and ISIS broke up in 2013, the competition between them seemed like a positive development.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP as the Yemeni affiliate is known, was responsible for sending parcel bombs on flights into the United States in 2010 and a failed plot to bomb an airliner over Detroit on Christmas Day 2009, among other attacks against Western targets.
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ISIS and Al Qaeda have publicly called for supporters to use vehicles as weapons. The Institute for the Study of War noted in a 2014 report that ISIS spokesman Abu Mohammad al-Adnani instructed
Aug 28, 2014 · ISIS is more media sophisticated than al-Qaeda and excels in using social media as a tool of terrorism. The group’s twitter and YouTube postings in English show that the West is often their
While Al Qaeda operates through a geographically diffuse network of autonomous cells, ISIS is dedicated to bringing about God’s government on Earth under the guise of a Caliphate, or Holy Empire.
ISIS can no longer compete with al-Qaeda in terms of influence, reach, manpower, or cohesion. In only two domains is ISIS currently stronger than its rival: the power of its brand and its presumed
February, 2018 – Syrian state media reported the transportation of ISIS commanders and their family members to Sabah al-Khair by US helicopters. Sabah al-Khair is about 20km south of al-Hasakah, where all signs point to the US operating a terrorist training base there.
Oct 25, 2017 · Watch video · Tunisia alone has sent at least 6,500 volunteers who joined al-Qaeda and ISIS in Syria and Iraq, said Bakr. Many are now likely to join an expanding terrorist network in …
Sabah al-Khair is about 20km south of al-Hasakah, where all signs point to the US operating a terrorist training base there. December 29, 2017 – SANA reported that US helicopters evacuated ISIS commanders from the Deir ez-Zour province to the al …
Al Qaeda has also put out global calls to attack Westerners with cars. In the second issue of its English-language magazine Inspire, the terrorist group referred to pickup trucks as “the ultimate