|16/06/2011 - On June 16, 2011, Al-Qaida's General Command announced “the undertaking of responsibility of Amir of the group by Shaykh Dr. Abu Muhammad Ayman al-Zawahiri.” |
Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden has been killed by American special forces in a compound he was hiding in one of Islamabad's outskirts. |
according to foreign intelligence sources ,Umar Patek,senior member of the al-Qaida-linked militant group Jemaah Islamiyah and one of the master minds behind the 2002 Bali attack , was arrested in Pakistan. |
In a first response to the dramatic events in Egypt Al-Qaida's deputy leader Ayman Al Zawahiri urges fellow Egyptians to establish Islamic rule after Mubarak|
Al Qaeda’s second in command, Ayman al-Zawahri, attacked secular rule in Egypt in an audio lecture released Friday February 18 2011 , but the message appeared to have been recorded before President Hosni Mubarak stepped down a week earlier.|
|10/02/2011 - 22 Australians missing in Yemen, believed to be training at Al-Qaeda camps.
They pose a possible threat to Australian airport security.|
|25/01/2011 - Terrorist attack takes place in Moscow's Domodedovo airport killing 35 people.|
According to Egyptian interior minister a group in Gaza, Army of islam, was behind suicide bombing that killed 21 Christians outside a church in Alexandria. This claim must be taken in consideration that blaming a non-Egyptian group in the attack is aimed to ease sectarian tension in Egypt and to put the blame on Al Qaeda and alike. |
Bekkay Harrach a german national Al Qaeda member ,probably of the organization's media committee, has been reported dead in waziristan.|
Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden said in an audio recording that the release of French hostages held in Niger depends on France's soldiers leaving Muslim lands|
the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement in Somalia announced a merger with its former rival Hizb-ul-Islam, led by Shaykh Hassan Dahir Aweys.|
according to a "well-placed" Taliban sourcesa group of Canadian militants is receiving jihadi training in al-Qaida camps in North Waziristan for terror attacks in Canada.
|16/01/2011 - New Statement from Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claiming responsibility for kidnapping two French citizens.|
A powerful bomb exploded in front of a crowded Coptic Christian church during new year celebrations kiiling over 20 worshippers. According to Egyptian officials the attack'that was conducted by a suicide bomber was facilitated by "external elements".|
A suicide attack in Stockholm sweden shopping district slightly wounded two by passer. the suicide bomber Taimour Abdulwahab Al-Abdaly a swidish citizen (from 1992) of iraqi origin was probably acting on his own initiation and capabilities|
Police have arrested 10 radical Islamists in Germany Belgium and the Netherland over a terrorist plot to attack Belgium.
Germany has raised the level of threat due to a plot of Islamic Jihad Union (IJU) to attack German facilities including Air ports by the end of the month.|
In a unique statement Israel has urged all its citizens to immediately depart the Sinai Peninsula in light of "Islam Army" (a radical Islamic terrorist group from Gaza affiliated with Al Qaeda) plot to abduct Israeli citizens on vacation.|
in a new audiotape message , Usama Bin Laden addressed the French people and threatening france of conducting terrorist attacks on its soil and against its facilities and citizens over seas, in response to the oppression france is imposing upon the Moslems in france.|
A senior al-Qaeda leader probably the legendary "Amir Al Fatah" has been killed in Pakistan.|
Intelligence agencies disrupt plans for multiple attacks on major cities across Europe- in Britain, France and Germany by al-Qaeda special operation unit which is responsible for external operations.|
|05/08/2010 - " Abdullah Azzam Brigades " Yusuf al-‘Ayiri Battalion "-Claims responsibility for a suicider attack on Japanese Tanker in the Hormooz straits on July 28th 2010. |
In a 47-minute audio message- eulogy for Al Qaeda senior leader Mustafa Abu Al-Yazid , Al Qaeda second in commend Ayman Al Zawahiri threaten to wage more attacks against American targets all over the world.|
At least 60 people died and dozens injured in a coordinated mutual attack executed in Uganda capital Kampala targeting mix audience of local and forigners football supporters watching world cup final . |
Seven Israeli Arabs from the Nazareth region have been arrested by Israeli authority for involvement in terror activity including murder of an Israeli cab driver in late 2009, on behalf of global jihad ideology. Three members of the squad were arrested by kenyan border control on their way to Somalia in order to attand military training camp of global Jihad elements their.|
|13/06/2010 - Yemeni security forces have arrested more than 30 foreign nationals on suspicion of having links with al-Qaeda linked AQAP (Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula) among them three Frenchmen, an American and a Briton.
An official communiqué from Al-Qaida's central command (Majlis Al Shura) announced the "martyrdom" of Egyptian Shaykh Mustafa Abu al-Yazid (a.k.a. "Shaykh Saeed"), Al Qaeda no.3 in the organization chain of command and head of its administrative and finance committee .|
The US Department of Homeland Security says "the number and pace of attempted attacks against the United States over the past nine months have surpassed the number of attempts during any other previous one-year period."|
Al Qaeda's regional wing in Yemen/Peninsula (AQIY/AQAP) has threatened the United States with more attacks should any harm come to a U.S.-born radical cleric Anwar Al-Awlaki, wanted dead or alive by Washington ,for his alleged role in the Texas base shootout (November 2009) and the foiled attampt to bomb a Detroit-bound plane(December 2009).|
The Islamic State Of Iraq (ISI) said its governing council had selected Abu Baker Al-Baghdadi Al-Husseini Al-Qurashi as its new head (caliph) , and Abu Abdullah Al-Hassani Al-Qurashi as his deputy and war minister The two leaders replaced Omar Al Baghdadi, the former purported ISI head, and Al Qaeda In Iraq (AQI) leader, Abu Ayub Al-Masri.|
Nayif Mohammed Saeed al-Qahtani, described as the link man between the Saudi and Yemeni branches of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), was killed in a shoot-out last month with Saudi security forces,
Early and yet to be verified indications about the capture of Taliban leader Mulla Mohamad Omar by Pakistani forces.|
Two top US officials Attorney General Holder and President Barack Obama’s chief counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan, claimed firmly that Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) was behind the NY TIME SQUARE plot of Faizal Shahzad. |
Faisal Shahzad a Pakistani-American man arrested in the failed Times Square car bombing (May 1) has admitted his role in the attempted attack and said he received explosives training in Pakistan's FATA and the major port city of Karachi.|
The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced the indictment of two U.S. citizens of Pakistani origin for allegedly conspiring to provide material support, including computer and electronical advice and assistance, to al Qaeda.|
Early indications of a prisoner exchange pact between Iran and Al Qaeda that include among others the release of Saif Al Adil the former Military chief of Al Qaeda from iranian custody. |
Morocco has dismantled an international terrorist cell linked to al-Qaeda which was preparing to commit killings and acts of sabotage against the security forces and foreign interests in the country.|
|19/04/2010 - Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said that the two leading Al-Qaeda figures in the country Abu Ayub Al Masri and Abu Omar Al Baghdadi had been killed north of the capital Baghdad|
|05/04/2010 - A terrorist attack near the U.S. Consulate in Peshawar, Pakistan, killed two consulate security guards and at least four others. Taliban Pakistan claimed responsibility for the attack.|
|04/04/2010 - Three blasts set off by suicide bombers in cars went off in quick succession in Baghdad on Sunday morning, killing at least 30 people and wounding 200. The blasts went off within five minutes of one another, all near embassy buildings in the capital.
One blast was close to the Egyptian Embassy, the other near a complex that holds a number of embassies, including those of Syria and Germany and the third car bomb exploded near the Iranian Embassy in the central part of the city.
|31/03/2010 - Twelve people -- nine of them police officers -- were killed Wednesday when two bombs ,at least one of which was carried out by a suicide bomber,
exploded in Russia's southern republic of Dagestan.|
|29/03/2010 - 38 people were killed by twin explosions at the height of the rush hour in two major subwaay stations in Moscow. Chechen separatists has claimed responsibility for the attack, carried out by female suicide bombers.|
A new audio tape from Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden hints at retaliation if alleged 9/11 mastermind Khaled Sheikh Mohammed is executed. |
|07/03/2010 - according to unverified report Pakistani intelligence agents have arrested Adam Gadahn, the American-born spokesman for al-Qaida, in an operation in the southern city of Karachi.
|17/02/2010 - The 313 brigade, an operational arm of Al-Qaeda, has threatened to wreak havoc across India in a message, which was sent shortly after last Saturday’s bomb blast at Pune’s German Bakery, which killed 10 persons including some foreign nationals.|
|14/02/2010 - 9 people were killed, at least four of them are tourist, in a bomb explosion in a bakery store in the Indian city of Pune. The Bakery is located in the hurt of a highly visited district including tourist attraction such as yhe Osho Ashram and the Jewish Chabad house, that was visited and reconnaissance by Al Qaeda operative David Headly During his trips of casing targets for the Mumbai attack (Nov. 2008) on Behalf of Lashkar -e-Toyba
Mokhmad Mohamad Shabban, a wanted Egyptian al Qaeda operative who helped establish the terror group in the Caucasus, was killed by Russian security forces during a clash in Dagestan.
|24/01/2010 - Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden claimed responsibility for the Christmas Day airline bombing attempt in Detroit, in a audio message released Sunday, and vowed further attacks on the U.S.|
|23/01/2010 - American law enforcement officials have been told to be on the lookout for female suicide bombers who may attempt to enter the United States.One official said at least two of them are believed to be connected to Al Qaeda in Yemen, and may have a non-Arab appearance and be traveling on Western passports.
Indian airports and carriers are on high alert after Western intelligence reports warned security officials of a possible attempt to target an Indian airliner.|
The United Kingdom terror threat level has being raised from "substantial" to "severe", which means "Terror attack is highly likely". |
|08/01/2010 - Al Qaeda organization has claimed responsibility for the December 30th suicide bombing attack by Jordanian physician Humam Khalil Abu-Mulal al-Balawi that killed seven CIA employees and a Jordanian intelligence officer in Afghanistan. |