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Salafi jihadist organization founded in 1988

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Al-Qaeda: Salafi jihadist organization founded in 1988
Al-Qaeda is a Sunni pan-Islamist militant organization led by Salafi jihadists who self-identify as a vanguard spearheading a global Islamist revolution to unite the Muslim world under a supra-national Islamic state known as the Caliphate. Its members are mostly composed of Arabs, but also include other peoples. Al-Qaeda has mounted attacks on civilian and military targets in various countries, including the 1998 United States embassy bombings, the 2001 September 11 attacks, and the 2002 Bali bombings; it has been designated as a terrorist group by the United Nations Security Council, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the European Union, and various countries around the world.

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Al-Qaeda affiliated militants release French journalist and a US aid worker in Mali | Oneindia News [Video]

Al-Qaeda affiliated militants release French journalist and a US aid worker in Mali | Oneindia News

A French journalist and an American aid worker who were kidnapped by armed groups in the Sahel region of Africa have finally been freed after years in captivity. Olivier Dubois, a reporter with..

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Iraq war, 20 years on: The rise and fall of armed groups such as Al Qaeda and Islamic State [Video]

Iraq war, 20 years on: The rise and fall of armed groups such as Al Qaeda and Islamic State

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Al Qaeda interview: Turf war between jihadist groups in the Sahel [Video]

Al Qaeda interview: Turf war between jihadist groups in the Sahel

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