Al-Qaida

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‘Why does the school hate me?’: how former MI6 spy’s Scottish dream turned sour
At security debriefings, Aimen Dean and his family fell in love with the Highlands. Three years later, they feel rejected

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

21, Aug, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Father who spied on al-Qaida accuses Edinburgh school of discrimination
Inquiry opens into St George’s after Aimen Dean claims it singled out his daughter over fears he was a security risk

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

21, Aug, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Bali bomb maker Umar Patek could be released early from Indonesian jail
Early release of ex-member of terror group linked to al-Qaida will cause distress for bereaved, says Australian PM

Josh Butler and Johanes Hutabarat in Jakarta

19, Aug, 2022 @7:02 AM

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Al-Qaida chief’s killing comes as group gains ground in African conflict zones
UN says terror organisation, whose affiliate recently attacked Mali’s most important military base, ‘is once again the leader of global jihad’

Jason Burke

05, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Hey, that’s my house: US aid worker realises Zawahiri villa is his old home
The Kabul property hit by a US drone was familiar. It turned out Dan Smock had something in common with al-Qaida’s leader

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kabul

04, Aug, 2022 @8:51 AM

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‘Tricky situation’: Taliban unsure how to respond to Zawahiri’s death
Senior commanders caught between hopes for international recognition and pressure from their own ranks

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kabul

03, Aug, 2022 @5:58 PM

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Nancy Pelosi tells President Tsai US will not abandon Taiwan – as it happened
House speaker meets Tsai Ing-wen in Taipei during visit described as ‘extremely egregious’ by China’s vice foreign minister

Virginia Harrison, Vivian Ho, Chris Stein, Martin Belam and Oliver Holmes

03, Aug, 2022 @6:12 AM

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Biden echoes Obama as White House releases photo of briefing on strike
Picture bore striking similarities to 1 May 2011 image, when US special forces killed Osama bin Laden

Martin Pengelly, Ed Pilkington and Gloria Oladipo in New York

02, Aug, 2022 @5:49 PM

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Zawahiri’s killing was a Biden play for popularity – but it may have unintended consequences | Hameed Hakimi
The death of the al-Qaida leader points to a potential shift, says Chatham House associate fellow Hameed Hakimi

Hameed Hakimi

02, Aug, 2022 @4:07 PM

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Ayman al-Zawahiri obituary
Founder of al-Qaida with Osama bin Laden who went on to succeed him as its leader

Lawrence Joffe

02, Aug, 2022 @3:40 PM

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Families of 9/11 victims hail killing of Ayman al-Zawahiri
Drone strike against al-Qaida leader praised across US political spectrum but 9/11 families press for Saudi accountability

Gloria Oladipo

02, Aug, 2022 @3:16 PM

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‘Let us deal with it’: inside the elite Kabul district where Zawahiri was hit
The Taliban are jumpy now in gaudy Sherpur, which has hosted warlords, US contractors – and the leader of al-Qaida

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kabul

02, Aug, 2022 @1:32 PM

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