Tag Archives: WorldPoli

#WorldPoli: Al-Qaida Chief Appears in 9/11 Video amid Rumors He Is Dead – #WorldPolitics

BEIRUT, LEBANON – Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri appeared in a new video marking the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, attacks, months after rumors spread that he was dead. The SITE Intelligence Group that monitors jihadist websites said the video was released Saturday. In it, al-Zawahri said that “Jerusalem Will …

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#WorldPoli: Abimael Guzmán, Head of Shining Path Insurgency, Dies in Peru – #WorldPolitics

LIMA, PERU – Abimael Guzmán, the leader of the brutal Shining Path insurgency in Peru who was captured in 1992, died on Saturday in a military hospital after an illness, the Peruvian government said. Guzmán, 86, died after suffering from an infection, Justice Minister Aníbal Torres said. Guzmán, a former …

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#WorldPoli: Would-be Foreign Fighters Dreaming of Afghanistan – #WorldPolitics

WASHINGTON – Twenty years after the al-Qaida terror group based in Afghanistan launched the Sept. 11 terror attacks against the United States, there are indications a new generation of terrorists is looking to call the country home. Seemingly encouraged by the Taliban takeover following the departure of U.S. and NATO …

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#WorldPoli: Nigerian Army Says High-profile Boko Haram Member Arrested – #WorldPolitics

LAGOS, NIGERIA – The Nigerian army said Thursday that its troops had arrested a high-profile member of the Boko Haram extremist group in northern Borno State, where the rebels’ 12-year insurgency is concentrated. Army spokesman Onyema Nwachukwu said Yawi Modu was detained along the Damboa-Wajiroko road, a notorious route where both …

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#WorldPoli: Timeline of Events on 9/11 – #WorldPolitics

Here is a timeline detailing the events that occurred on September 11, 2001, when members of the militant Islamist terrorist group al-Qaida launched coordinated attacks against the United States. . Source link

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#WorldPoli: Sweden Arrests Two Women Linked to IS – #WorldPolitics

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – Swedish police said Monday they had arrested two women linked to Islamic State after they flew back from Syria, as media reported that one was being investigated for war crimes. Stockholm police spokesman Ola Osterling said the prosecutor leading the investigation into the two women had ordered …

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#WorldPoli: Algeria Arrests Suspected Members of MAK Separatist Group After Attacks – #WorldPolitics

ALGIERS, ALGERIA – Algeria has arrested 27 suspected members of a separatist group that the government has declared a terrorist organization, after an attack in two northern towns, police said Monday. They said the 27 were suspected of belonging to MAK, a group that seeks independence for the Berber-speaking Kabylie …

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#WorldPoli: Suicide Blast Kills 4 Pakistan Troops, Injures 18 – #WorldPolitics

ISLAMABAD – A suicide bombing in Pakistan’s southwestern Baluchistan province Sunday killed at least four soldiers and wounded 18 others. Police said the bomber on a motorbike targeted a gathering of members of the paramilitary Frontier Corps at a security post in the provincial capital, Quetta. Senior provincial police officer …

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#WorldPoli: France’s Biggest Trial to Open Over November 2015 Attacks – #WorldPolitics

PARIS – The biggest trial in France’s modern legal history begins on Wednesday over the November 2015 attacks on Paris that saw 130 people slaughtered at bars, restaurants and the Bataclan concert hall. The suicide bombing and gun assault by three teams of jihadists, later claimed by the Islamic State …

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#WorldPoli: New Zealand Tried to Deport Attack Suspect for Years After he Arrived as Refugee – #WorldPolitics

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND – New Zealand had tried for years to deport the knife-wielding militant accused of wounding seven people at a mall in Auckland last week, the government said after it released more details on the suspect following the lifting of a court suppression order. Court documents made public …

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