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Algeria

US official: US intelligence helped French warplanes target Algerian militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar and believes he was killed - AFP

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Syrian Civil War

Pentagon: US air strike on Nov. 18 killed a 'senior al Qaeda leader' in Syria - Reuters

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War in Afghanistan (2015-present)

Senior al-Qaida leader Farouq al-Qahtani killed in Oct. 23 strike in Afghanistan, Pentagon spokesman says - Reuters

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Mali unrest

Head of al-Qaida-linked Ansar Dine in Mali announces unilateral ceasefire, religious leader says - Reuters

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War in Afghanistan (2015-present)

Afghan government confirms 2 top al-Qaida leaders, 1 other member of group died in US drone attack in Kunar province - AFP

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War in Afghanistan (2015-present)

US air strike targeted al Qaida leaders in Afghanistan; results being assessed - Reuters

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Syrian Civil War

Syrian ambassador in Geneva, Switzerland, says the 'human suffering in Aleppo is not an emergency;' says Western governments have armed al-Qaida-backed rebels - AP

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al-Qaida

US appeals court upholds conspiracy conviction against Ali al-Bahlul, Guantanamo detainee described as al-Qaida's public relations director - Reuters

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Somali Civil War

Guns imported by Somali government under special exemption from UN arms embargo are being resold on Mogadishu black market, 2 Western diplomats say - Reuters

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2016 US elections

Mike Pence, when asked about terrorism, gives President Obama credit for 'bringing Osama bin Laden to justice'; but says Islamic State is primary threat today and 'we are back at war'

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Yemen crisis

US military says it successfully struck an Al Qaida target in Yemen last week, killing 1 militant and wounding another - Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

US Defense Department says air strike in Syria on Monday targeted Al Qaeda's Nusra Front leader Sheikh Abu al Faraj al Masri, still assessing result - Reuters

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Syrian Civil War

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, formerly al-Qaida's Syrian branch, says Egyptian cleric Shekih Ahmad Salamah Mabrouk, aka Abu Faraj al-Masri, killed in US-led airstrike - SITE

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al-Qaida

'Prominent al-Qaida member' targeted in US operation in Syria, defense official says; still assessing results - Reuters

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Yemen crisis

More: US Central Command says 4 al-Qaida operatives killed in US military strikes in Yemen - Reuters

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Yemen crisis

US military says it successfully struck 2 al-Qaida targets in central Yemen in the past week - Reuters

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Explosions in NJ, NYC, September 2016

Correction: 'Rambling' note referencing American al-Qaida cleric Anwar al-Awlaki was found in notebook bomb suspect had at time of arrest, not at site of Chelsea explosions as per earlier police source - WNBC

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Syrian Civil War

US imposes sanctions on a Syrian-based radical group Jund al-Aqsa, once been part of the group formerly known as the Nusra Front - AP

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Al-Qaida hostages killed in US operation

US embassy confirms Obama administration to pay €1 million ($1.12 million) to family of Italian killed in 2015 drone strike that also killed American Warren Weinstein - Guardian

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Syrian Civil War

US Secretary of Kerry: US, Russia could approve strikes by Assad against al-Qaida-linked Nusra front as part of cease-fire - AP

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