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US Increases Reward for Information on Qaeda Leaders

US Increases Reward for Information on Qaeda Leaders

The US Department of State has said that it increased reward offers for information leading to the location, arrest, or conviction of al-Qaeda key leaders Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah and Sayf al-Adl to $10 million. This represents a doubling of the previous reward offers of $5 million each announced

South Sudan President Grants Amnesty to Machar, Rebels

South Sudan President Grants Amnesty to Machar, Rebels

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir granted on Thursday general amnesty to rebels, including SPLM-IO leader Riek Machar, reported state radio. "President Salva Kiir issued a presidential decree... pardoning Dr. Riek Machar and other groups that took up arms against the government since 2013.

Colombia Recognizes Palestine as Sovereign State, New Government to Review Decision

Colombia recognized Palestine as a sovereign state in the last days of former President Juan Manuel Santos’ administration, according to a letter from the foreign ministry made public on Wednesday. "I would like to inform you that in the name of the government of Colombia, President Juan Manuel S

Bin Laden’s Mother Speaks for 1st time: My Son was Brainwashed

Bin Laden’s Mother Speaks for 1st time: My Son was Brainwashed

Alia Ghanem, the mother of Osama bin Laden, discussed for the first time dramatic details about the recruitment of her son and his relationship with the Muslim Brotherhood through Abdullah Azzam, the well-known Muslim Brotherhood leader who was later exiled from Saudi Arabia and became Osama’s spiri

Man Arrested in Amsterdam over Money Transfer to ISIS Suspects in Syria

Man Arrested in Amsterdam over Money Transfer to ISIS Suspects in Syria

German prosecutors said a man suspected of sending money to finance ISIS terrorist group has been arrested at Amsterdam airport. The 29-year-old Russian national, identified only as Yusup B.

Tunisia: No Intention to Deport Bin Laden's Bodyguard to Germany

Tunisia: No Intention to Deport Bin Laden's Bodyguard to Germany

Sofian Sliti, spokesman of Tunisia's anti-terrorist judiciary body, has said that the authorities do not intend to deport a suspected militant who once served as Osama bin Laden's bodyguard back to Germany. Sliti said Thursday that the judge released Sami Aidoudi on July 27 after 15 days of preve

Royal Navy Rescued Manchester Bomber from Libya in 2014

Royal Navy Rescued Manchester Bomber from Libya in 2014

The suicide bomber of a pop concert in Manchester was rescued by the Royal Navy from the civil war in Libya three years before he killed 22 people in the British city, the Press Association reported. Salman Abedi was 19 when he boarded the HMS Enterprise in Tripoli in August 2014 with his younger

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