by Our Foreign Desk
MILITANTS in eastern Libya linked to al-Qaida declared a holy war on a local Islamic State (Isis) affiliate yesterday after one of their senior leaders was shot dead by masked gunmen.
Gunmen opened fire on Nasr Akr, an al-Qaida-inspired militant...
Thursday 11th Jun 2015
posted by Morning Star in World
AL-QAIDA-LINKED rebels launched a new offensive against Syrian government forces in the north-western province of Idlib yesterday, less than a month after seizing control of the provincial capital.
The jihadist groups, including the Nusra Front, are co-ordinating a multipronged...
Friday 24th Apr 2015
HEAVY fighting raged around the city of Idlib in north-western Syria yesterday as al-Qaida-affiliated forces pressed their offensive against the government stronghold.
Various armed opposition groups have advanced through the outskirts of the provincial capital since launching their...
Friday 27th Mar 2015
SYRIAN rebels including al-Qaida affiliate the al-Nusra Front drove government forces from the town of Busra Sham yesterday.
The hilltop town near the Jordanian border is considered key to control of the region between Syria’s capital Damascus and the border with Jordan. It has a...
Thursday 26th Mar 2015
Two men accused of plotting to attack a New York to Toronto train were found guilty of several terror-related charges on Friday and could spend the rest of their lives in prison.
Investigators claimed the men received guidance from al-Qaida in what they called its first known attack...
Monday 23rd Mar 2015
Wednesday 11th Feb 2015
Jordan hangs prisoners in Isis backlash
Wednesday 4th Feb 2015
Thursday 22nd Jan 2015
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
Arabian Peninsula branch claims massacre responsibility
Wednesday 14th Jan 2015
posted by Ben Chacko in World
Thursday 11th Dec 2014