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AQIM built shelters to protect from air raids in Sahara

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Media reported on Thursday that terrorists linked to Al-Qaeda in Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) are building fortified bunkers in the Sahara desert of Algeria and Mali to protect themselves against any possible aerial attacks.

Al Qaeda urges Saudi Arabian citizens to abduct royals and Christians

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Al-Shihri, deputy leader of Yemen-based Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) called on his supporters in Saudi Arabia to kidnap Christians and Saudi princes to press the release of Heila Al Qsayer, a female Al-Qaeda operative, arrested by Saudi forces, Al-Arabiya news channel reported on…

Mozambique police deny report of Al-Qaeda camps

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On Tuesday, Mozambique police dismissed a South African newspaper report which reported that the country was home to Al-Qaeda training camps that could launch an attack on the World Cup.

AQAP announced leader’s death

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Yemen-based Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) announced that Nayif al-Qahtani, a senior member of their group who masterminded the failed Christmas Day airline attack, was killed in a joint military operation launched by US-Yemeni troops.

Three killed in Yemen clashes, straining truce

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Reuters: Yemen’s central government agreed a truce in February to halt the northern war, which has raged on and off since 2004. But sporadic violence has swelled in recent weeks, often involving tribesmen who had fought alongside the state during…