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Mike Pompeo claims without evidence that Iran is al-Qaida's new 'home base'
Move seems designed to restrict Biden administration’s options as secretary of state confirms killing of al-Qaida leader in August

Julian Borger in Washington

12, Jan, 2021 @6:36 PM

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Harrowing ordeal of Guantánamo prisoner comes to the big screen
The Mauritanian tells the story of Mohamedou Ould Slahi, who was held in the notorious prison for 14 years without charge or trial

Dalya Alberge

03, Jan, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Imperial War Museum to mark 20th anniversary of 9/11
Museum plans series of events to mark anniversary of al-Qaida attacks on US that claimed almost 3,000 lives

Caroline Davies

27, Dec, 2020 @2:22 PM

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Israeli agents in Iran kill al-Qaida's top lieutenant – report
Intelligence officials say Abu Muhammad al-Masri was gunned down in Tehran more than three months ago

Staff and agencies

14, Nov, 2020 @3:04 AM

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Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri obituary
Ruthless Iraqi politician and military leader once seen as a possible successor to Saddam Hussein

Lawrence Joffe

29, Oct, 2020 @5:17 PM

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US removes Sudan from terrorism blacklist in return for $335m
Compensation payment pledged for alleged role in bombing of two US embassies

Jason Burke and Oliver Holmes

19, Oct, 2020 @7:37 PM

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US proposes removing Sudan from terrorism list for $330m compensation
The payment would go to victims of al-Qaida but has caused anger in the poverty-stricken country

Jason Burke and Zeinab Mohammed Salih

26, Aug, 2020 @4:45 AM

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At least 180 civilians killed in Burkina Faso town, says rights group
Human Rights Watch suggests involvement of security forces in deaths over recent months

Emmanuel Akinwotu

09, Jul, 2020 @12:15 PM

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Killing of Islamic State expert in Baghdad marks critical moment for Iraq
Hisham al-Hashimi backed action to tackle Iraq’s powerful militias, despite knowing risks

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

07, Jul, 2020 @5:13 PM

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Militant crackdown in Sahel leads to hundreds of civilian deaths – report
Amnesty records 200 state killings and forced disappearances in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger, state members of internationally-backed G5 group

Kaamil Ahmed

12, Jun, 2020 @1:27 PM

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The Caravan: Abdallah Azzam and the Rise of Global Jihad review – recent history at its finest
Thomas Hegghammer delivers a meticulously researched account of a charismatic Islamist

Ian Black

17, May, 2020 @8:00 AM

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‘A threat to health is being weaponised’: inside the fight against online hate crime
Coronavirus is the latest justification for extremism on the internet. Can two UK startups help solve the problem?

Simon Parkin

02, May, 2020 @10:00 AM

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