Al-Qaeda-friendly rebels ambush Russian ‘mercenaries’

Al-Qaeda-friendly rebels ambush Russian 'mercenaries'

MaliThe pro-al-Qaeda militant group GSIM announced that it ambushed a group of members of the Russian private security company Wagner, killing four gunmen. Al-Qaeda’s pro-al-Qaida group for Support of Muslims and Believers (GSIM), one of the main rebel organizations in …

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Taliban criticizes US for killing al-Qaeda leader

Taliban criticizes US for killing al-Qaida leader

The Taliban criticized the United States for “violating international principles” when it attacked a house in Afghanistan over the weekend, believed to be the residence of al-Qaeda leader al-Zawahiri. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid on August 1 confirmed the US carried …

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The house where the al-Qaeda leader was hiding before he was killed

The house where the leader of al-Qaida was hiding before being destroyed

Al-Qaeda leader al-Zawahiri’s home is located in a so-called “poppy palace” surrounded by drug lords’ homes. CNN used geolocation, authenticated three photos shared on social media, and used high-resolution satellite images to locate the house where al-Qaeda leader al-Zawahiri was …

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Killing al-Qaeda leader, US warns of risk of retaliation

Killing al-Qaeda leader, US warns of risk of retaliation

The United States warned citizens to be careful when traveling, due to the risk of retaliation by al-Qaeda elements after Washington killed the leader of this organization. In an August 2 warning update, the State Department said that “there is …

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The ‘brain’ of al-Qaeda was destroyed by the US

The 'brain' of al-Qaeda was destroyed by the US

Zawahiri, 71, was killed in a CIA drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan, over the weekend, according to unnamed US officials familiar with the matter. . US President Joe Biden on August 1 confirmed Zawahiri’s death, saying the attack took place …

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