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Syrian civil war

US State Department spokesman on why US government can't confirm reports US-trained commander abducted: 'Quite frankly, it's Syria. We don't have eyes on the ground' - @HannahAllam

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Yemen crisis

Drone strike kills 4 suspected al-Qaida militants in southern Yemen, local officials and residents say - @Reuters

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Afghanistan

US military: Al-Qaida member in charge of suicide bombings and operations involving explosives is killed by an airstrike - @nytimes

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Fight against Islamic State militants

White House press secretary declines to say whether President Obama agrees with FBI director that Islamic State is greater threat than al-Qaida - @anitakumar01

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Fight against Islamic State militants

FBI chief says Islamic State poses a bigger threat to US than al-Qaida - @NBCNews

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Syria

Editor's note: Muhsin al-Fadhli, who was killed in Syria on July 8, per the US military, was described as a key al-Qaida figure. Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said al-Fadhli was one of the few al-Qaida leaders who had advance knowledge of the September 2001 attacks. - Tom

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Syria

Longtime Al-Qaida operative Muhsin al-Fadhli killed in a strike in Syria on July 8, per US military - @Reuters

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Shooting in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Chattanooga shooting suspect downloaded audio recordings of al-Qaida recruiter Anwar al-Awlaki, law enforcement officials say - @NBCNews

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Somalia

Uganda is sending combat helicopters to Somalia battle against al-Qaida-linked al-Shabaab insurgency - @AP

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Tunisia resort attack, June 26, 2015

Tunisia's interior minister says government has killed an extremist leader and nearly wiped out his group - @AP

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Yemen crisis

Drone strike kills 10 Al Qaeda suspects in Yemen - @AFP

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al-Qaida

US-based site monitoring group: New leader of al-Qaida's Yemen branch calls for terrorist attack on America - @Reuters

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Idlib, Idlib, SY

Explosion at a mosque in Syria's Idlib province kills at least 10 members of the Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front, monitor group says - @Reuters

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Yemen crisis

US drone kills 4 Al Qaeda suspects in Yemen, official says - @AFP

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Afghanistan

Afghan forces raid a hospital run by aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres in north Afghanistan in search of a suspected Al Qaeda operative - @Reuters

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Bangladesh

Report: Chief of Al Qaeda in the Indian subcontinent one of those detained in Bangladesh militant arrests - @mysrgnews

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Bangladesh

Bangladesh arrests 12 suspected al Qaeda militants - @Reuters

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Yemen crisis

Around 1,200 prisoners, among them al-Qaida suspects, escape during clashes at Central Yemen prison, officials say - @Reuters

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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia confirms death penalties foor 2 suspected al-Qaida members in the shooting deaths of 4 French nationals in 2007 - @DailyStarLeb

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terrorism

Islamic State's 'unprecedented' spread and brutality put it ahead of al-Qaida as leader of global terrorist groups, according to US State Department's annual terrorism report - @cnnbrk

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