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  • Leader of al-Queda in Morocco surrenders to authorities

    08/01/2007 7:19:38 AM PDT · by harwood · 8 replies · 745+ views
    .."surrendered after disagreements with other leaders in the organization."
  • Mastermind terrorist reportedly killed in Algeria

    08/02/2007 12:41:27 PM PDT · by RDTF · 11 replies · 553+ views
    CNN.Com ^ | August 2, 2007 | Reuters
    ALGIERS, Algeria (Reuters) -- Algerian security forces have killed the mastermind of suicide bombings including a triple attack in Algiers in April that claimed 33 lives, a government-run newspaper reported on Thursday. Rachid Sid Ali, a military adviser to the al Qaeda Organization in the Islamic Maghreb, was killed on July 30 in the troubled Kabylie region east of Algiers, El Moudjahid said. He was killed along with his aide Haroun El Achaachi "thanks to the help of the local population of Iboudranene" village near Kabylie's main town of Tizi Ouzou, the daily added, citing a security source. Attacks plotted...

    11/18/2005 12:13:48 PM PST · by aculeus · 15 replies · 2,298+ views
    adnkronosInternational ^ | November 18, 2005 | AKI
    Brescia and Naples, 18 Nov. (AKI) - The three Algerians detained on Tuesday in the Italian cities of Brescia and Naples were planning a massive terror attack - "on a ship as big as the Titanic, packed with explosives" - that aimed to kill "at least 10,000 people", as well as an attack on "Italian citizens and interests" in Tunisia, according phone conversations between the three men, which Italian anti-terror police say they intercepted after al-Qaeda's deadly 7 July attacks on London and on the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh. In their tapped phone conversations, Yamine Bouhrama, Mohamed...
  • 16 Killed in Algeria Rebel Attack

    10/23/2004 9:27:12 PM PDT · by TexKat · 9 replies · 328+ views
    Reuters ^ | 10/23/04 | Larbi Louafi
    MEDEA, Algeria (Reuters) - Suspected Algerian Islamic militants killed 16 people in the first attack on civilians since the start of the holy month of Ramadan, officials said on Saturday. The victims, mostly young people, were shot dead, burned or had their throats cut at a rebel roadblock early in the evening on Friday near the city of Medea, some 45 miles south of Algiers, a civil defense officer told Reuters. Local residents said those killed on a mountainous road were on their way to visit their farm lands. A security source said earlier reports of 13 others missing were...
  • Terrorist Bombings mar Algeria's independence festivities

    07/06/2002 2:56:56 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 3 replies · 257+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | July 6, 2002 | AOMAR OUALI, AP
    ALGIERS, Algeria -- A wave of explosions marred Algeria's independence day celebrations on Friday, with the most deadly blast ripping through a crowded open-air market outside the capital, killing at least 35 people and injuring dozens. The market blast in the town of Larba, nearly 15 miles southeast of the capital, was the worst attack in more than two years in this North African nation, which is battling a 10-year Muslim insurgency. No one immediately claimed responsibility. A second bomb at a cemetery honoring war veterans injured one person, while another injured four soldiers, reports said. Witnesses reported a fourth...