Tag Archives: Al-Qaeda

07Apr/17

Three killed as truck drives into crowd in Swedish capital – police

Three people are killed after a truck drives into a crowd on a shopping street in central Stockholm.

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03Nov/16

A timeline of President Barack Obama’s presidency

Barack Obama rose from humble roots to become America’s first black president, championing a new healthcare law and forging diplomatic breakthroughs with Iran and Cuba amid staunch Republican opposition.

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09Sep/16

The U.S. prepares to mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

The United States prepares to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

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14Mar/16
Grand Bassam resort where 16 people were killed

Tourists react to Ivory Coast beach attack

Tourists and workers in Grand Bassam in Ivory Coast speak of their sadness and the impact on the beach resort town the morning after a deadly attack killed 16.

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26Jan/16
President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana

Ghanaians decry transfer of ex-Guantanamo prisoners to their country

Public outcry in Ghana following decision to transfer two Yemeni detainees held for more than a decade at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to the country. Many say they view the men as a security threat to the West African nation, located in a region struggling to cope with the rise of several militant Islamist insurgencies.
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15Jan/16
the Splendid Hotel in Ouagadougou

Security forces battle Islamist gunmen holding hostages in hotel

Suspected Islamist fighters hold hostages at a hotel used by foreigners in Burkina Faso’s capital, in an attack claimed by Al Qaeda.

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03Jan/16

Shi’ites condemn Saudi execution of cleric

Shi’ites around the world are condemning the execution of Shi’ite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi Arabia. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading

03Jan/16
Protesters outside the Saudi embassy in London

Protesters in London demonstrate against Saudi executions

Protesters gathers outside Saudi embassy in London to condemn execution of leading Saudi cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, the most vocal critic of the ruling Al Saud among the Shi’ite minority. Continue reading

25Oct/15

Baghdad residents react to Tony Blair’s recent apology for the Iraq war

Iraqis respond to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s recent apology for his country’s involvement in the Iraq war. Blair acknowledged the 2003 toppling of Saddam Hussein’s regime played a part in the Islamic State’s rise.

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01Aug/15

Bin Laden relatives reportedly killed in private jet crash in Britain

British and Saudi media say that members of Osama Bin Laden’s family were on board private plane that crashed in Southern England on Friday.

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