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The rebels and former al-Qaeda forces still on Syrian battlefield
Civilian areas of Idlib Province are being heavily bombed as President Assad makes his final push for total victory in the eight-year long civil war.
Italian and US hostage die in US strike on Al-Qaeda compound
President Obama apologises to the families of hostages Giovanni Lo Porto and Dr Warren Weinstein, saying he takes “full responsibility” for their deaths during a US counterterrorism operation.
Al-Qaeda loses second key member in as many days
Omar Farooq dies in a drone strike a day after another senior member of the Islamist terror network is shot dead by the Pakistani military.
Al-Qaeda leader who planned to bomb New York is shot dead
Adnan el Shukrijumah, who was wanted in the US for planning to blow up the New York subway system, is the most senior al-Qaeda operative to be killed by the Pakistani military.
Senior al-Qaeda leader calls for followers to support Isis
The leader of an al-Qaeda faction in Yemen has urged Muslims to back rival Islamist faction Isis – evidence of a deep split in the ranks of the extremists.
Al-Qaeda spiritual leader: Islamic State are ‘deviants’
Sheikh Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi, regarded as the most influential voice in Salafist Islam, forcefully rejects the Islamic State’s declaration of a new caliphate and brands them a “deviant group”.
Is Djibouti al-Qaeda’s new front?
On Saturday, suspected suicide bombers struck a restaurant popular with westerners in Djibouti. Three people died and more than a dozen were injured, including European nationals.
As al-Qaeda takes Fallujah, what next for Iraq?
Iraq is descending into yet another bloody conflict. Thousands have fled the city of Fallujah, which is now held by militants. So what next for this blood-stained state? Lindsey Hilsum explains.
Iraqi PM calls for tribes to expel al-Qaeda from Anbar
Iraq’s prime minister calls on tribal leaders in Anbar province to expel al-Qaeda linked fighters who have taken over key towns and cities in the region.
Iraq loses Fallujah to al-Qaeda
US Secretary of State John Kerry says America will help Iraq fight al-Qaeda-linked militants – but not with troops – after the government loses control of the key city of Fallujah.
Lee Rigby accused tells court ‘I love al-Qaeda’
Michael Adebolajo, one of the men accused of murdering soldier Lee Rigby tells a court he will “never regret” his actions and that al-Qaeda are his “brothers”.
Spy chiefs: al-Qaeda ‘lapping up’ Snowden leaks
Revelations about British and American surveillance operations have played into the hands of terrorists who are “rubbing their hands with glee”, the heads of Britain’s intelligence agencies tell MPs.
‘We will never forget’: al-Libi is a US message to al-Qaeda
As US Secretary of State John Kerry defends a raid in which Anas al-Libi was captured, Channel 4 News explores who the “senior” al-Qaeda operative is, and what significance his arrest carries.
US commandos capture suspected al-Qaeda leader
US forces launch raids in Libya and Somalia capturing a top al-Qaeda figure wanted for the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania, US officials confirm.
Assad aide: ‘al-Qaeda responsible for Syria’s war’
Assad aide Bouthaina Shaaban tells Channel 4 News the violence in Syria is being orchestrated by al-Qaeda, the same elements that were responsible for the London bombings and 9/11.