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Al-Qaeda entered the fray in Syria sometime between July and August 2011, with the aim of founding and engaging in jihadist action there. Abu...
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
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Prior to the events in Syria, Hezbollah and al-Qaeda fighters had never met face to face. They clashed for the first time in the Syrian arena. For...
Monday, May 19, 2014
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Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri called on the leader of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, to stop fighting in Syria...
Saturday, May 3, 2014
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The global jihad movement has split in two. Members of al-Qaeda will now have to choose between two different emirs. The so-called "Khorasan pledge"...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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The Lebanese town of al-Tufail in the Bekaa Valley is under occupation. Abandoned by the Lebanese state for many years, it became a safe haven for...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
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Nothing disturbs the euphoria felt by Tripolitans these days except their belief that the current ceasefire will not be permanent, and that it was...
Monday, April 7, 2014
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Sami al-Atrash, one of the most dangerous wanted fugitives, has died during a Lebanese army raid in Ersal. His death has caused little uproar...
Friday, March 28, 2014
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The truce in Tripoli is already on thin ice. Despite the lull in the fighting in the northern city, the commanders of the armed groups in the city’s...
Monday, March 24, 2014
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Speaking to Al-Akhbar, a commander in al-Nusra Front denied the appointment of "Emirs" from the front or from ISIS to manage the conflict in Lebanon...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
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Military Judge Riad Abu Ghida recommended on Friday the death penalty for Salafist cleric Ahmad al-Assir, former singer Fadel Shaker, and 55 others...
Saturday, March 1, 2014
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