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28 dead in Yemen fighting with Qaeda

Yemeni forces pressed an offensive against Al-Qaeda loyalists in Abyan province in the south on Wednesday, leaving six soldiers and 22 militants dead, military and other officials said. Troops backed by local

Algeria begins trying top Qaeda boss

An Algerian court Sunday began trying Mokhtar Belmokhtar, a top leader in Al-Qaeda’s north African branch, in absentia for the deaths of two Algerian soldiers. Belmokhtar and nine co-defendants, of whom four

Bin Laden death hits al Qaeda hard

The death of Osama bin Laden last year severely damaged Al-Qaeda’s finances and left the shadowy network struggling to survive in the mountains of Pakistan and Afghanistan, analysts say. Deprived of its