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Pentagon: ISIS is a bigger threat than al-Qaeda

to the US than al-Qa’ida and must be defeated, the Pentagon has said. The Islamic State (Isis) presents a greater threat to the US than al-Qa’ida and must be defeated, ... al-Qa’ida and must be defeated, the Pentagon has said.The American Defence Secretary, Chuck Hagel, sounded ...

22/08/2014 - 09:15 - comment 0

Who is ISIS? Inside the terrifying group taking over Iraq

and the Levant (Isis) has taken over from the al-Qa’ida organisation founded by Osama bin Laden as the most ... East. He began to appear from the shadows in the summer of 2010 when he became leader of al-Qa’ida ... the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis) has taken over from the al-Qa’ida organisation founded ...

17/06/2014 - 13:39 - comment 0

The shadowy figure who leads ISIS: Who is Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi?

of al-Qa’ida in Iraq (AQI) after its former leaders were killed in an attack by US and Iraqi troops. AQI ... to Syria to set up Jabhat al-Nusra as al-Qa’ida’s affiliate in Syria. He split from it last year, ...

11/06/2014 - 08:28 - comment 0

Who is 'Lady al-Qaida'? And why is the IS pushing for her release?

for a Pakistani woman who has been dubbed Lady al-Qa’ida and who was once described as the world’s most wanted ... Ammar al-Baluchi, the nephew of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the man accused of plotting the al-Qa’ida ... and released without charge.) It is believed she was mentioned as a possible al-Qa’ida operative by Khalid ...

Editor's Choice - 30/08/2014 - 08:06 - comment 0

Life under Baghdadi: What its like to live under ISIS rule

renewing its offensive. In everything al-Baghdadi has said and done since he became leader of al-Qa’ida ... its greater regional ambitions, al-Qa’ida in Iraq changed its name in 2013 to Isis and stepped up its ...

08/07/2014 - 09:44 - comment 0

Can Saudi Arabia revive the waning Syrian opposition?

the al-Qa’ida-affiliate Jabhat al-Nusra.   The government is targeting almost all types of political activity ... John Kerry privately expressed anger at Prince Bandar’s support for al-Qa’ida-type groups in Syria. ... of increasing aid to Syrian rebel groups hostile both to President Assad and to al-Qa’ida, but these movements, ...

18/04/2014 - 07:00 - comment 0

Been there, done that, bought the ISIS t-shirt? You can now buy jihadist cuddly toys and other merchandise online!

production.” The t-shirts, stamped with the al-Qa’ida splinter group’s name and bordered by automatic ...

Editor's Choice - 25/06/2014 - 10:34 - comment 0

James Foley was 'waterboarded' by IS during captivity

Force. Mr Francois said Mr Foley was subjected to mock executions — something suspected al-Qa’ida ...

Editor's Choice - 29/08/2014 - 15:16 - comment 0

Why the Syrian city of Homs won't see peace anytime soon

arrived, to be replaced by the jihadis and the al-Qa’ida men and the Nusra fighters, who struggled ...

08/06/2014 - 10:28 - comment 0

40,000 Iraqis trapped on isolated mountaintop as ISIS threaten death

They are considered by the al-Qa’ida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis) to be devil worshippers ...

07/08/2014 - 07:14 - comment 0