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  • Foreign fighters answer calls to join Syrian conflict

    Foreign fighters answer calls to join Syrian conflict
    It was the summer of 2012 and the young Jordanian was working long hours as a teacher at a vocational high school. He had just bought an apartment and a car. He was interested in getting married. But just a few months later, he was making a long and...
  • Lebanon blasts reflect spillover of Iran-Saudi proxy war in Syria

    Lebanon blasts reflect spillover of Iran-Saudi proxy war in Syria
    TEHRAN -- Two deadly bombings in Beirut over the last week and the arrest of a fugitive Saudi militant in the Nov. 19 attack on Iran's embassy in the Lebanese capital reflect the escalating spillover of a proxy war in Syria. Iranian Shiite Muslims and...
  • Rebels battle Al Qaeda-linked fellow rebels in northern Syria

    Rebels battle Al Qaeda-linked fellow rebels in northern Syria
    AMMAN, Jordan -- Clashes erupted Friday between groups nominally united in their opposition to the Syrian government, with rebel fighters in the north attacking an Al Qaeda-linked group that has increasingly fought against them. The combat comes as...
  • Syria fighting between rebels and Al Qaeda-linked group spreads

    AMMAN, Jordan – Clashes spread Saturday between groups nominally united against the Syrian government as mainstream rebels attempted to expel an Al Qaeda-linked group from opposition areas. Rebels and fighters with the Al Qaeda-linked Islamic...
  • Senior Al Qaeda leader dies in custody in Lebanon

    Senior Al Qaeda leader dies in custody in Lebanon
    AMMAN, Jordan -- A senior Al Qaeda leader died in Lebanese custody Saturday, days after he was captured by the army. Majid Majid, the head of the Al Qaeda-aligned Abudullah Azzam Brigades, a Sunni militia with factions in Lebanon and on the Arabian...
  • Al Qaeda-linked group routed in Syrian rebel infighting

    Al Qaeda-linked group routed in Syrian rebel infighting
    AMMAN, Jordan -- Infighting among Islamist anti-government groups operating in northern Syria continued for a third day, as rebel factions engage in a large-scale rout against an extremist Al Qaeda affiliated group. Jaysh Al-Mujahideen (the army of...
  • Kerry vows to help Iraq fight militants, says U.S. won't send troops

    Kerry vows to help Iraq fight militants, says U.S. won't send troops
    WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John F. Kerry pledged Sunday to "do everything that is possible" to help Iraqi government forces in an escalating battle against Al Qaeda-linked insurgents in the western province of Anbar, but he said the Obama...
  • First shipment of chemical weapons material leaves Syria

    First shipment of chemical weapons material leaves Syria
    BEIRUT — The initial consignment of Syria's most toxic chemical weapons material was shipped out of the country Tuesday, international officials said, advancing a cleanup effort widely seen as a success in the midst of a long civil war that has cost...
  • Syrian rebels seize Aleppo headquarters of Al Qaeda-linked group

    Syrian rebels seize Aleppo headquarters of Al Qaeda-linked group
    BEIRUT -- Rebels in Syria seized the headquarters of an Al Qaeda-affiliated group in the city of Aleppo on Wednesday, one day after attempts were made to broker a cease-fire among opposition groups in the northern part of the country. Activists reported...
  • Little Saigon resident pleads guilty to terrorism

     Little Saigon resident pleads guilty to terrorism
    A resident of Little Saigon who planned to become an Al Qaeda operative and lead a December attack on coalition forces will probably serve 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to terrorism charges. Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen, the son of Vietnamese...
  • Boehner: More gear to fight Al Qaeda in Iraq, but no troops

    Boehner: More gear to fight Al Qaeda in Iraq, but no troops
    WASHINGTON — House Speaker John A. Boehner said Thursday that President Obama should take a more active role in helping the Iraqi government overcome an Al Qaeda-aligned insurgency in the embattled city of Fallouja, but stopped short of calling...