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Judge Revokes ‘Illegally Procured’ U.S. Citizenship of al-Qaeda Jihadist

A federal judge, at the request of President Donald Trump’s administration, has revoked the “illegally procured” U.S. citizenship of an Egyptian-born “confessed al-Qaeda operative” who was convicted and sentenced to 15 years in the late 1990s for terrorism-linked offenses in Egypt, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced.

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Al-Qaeda Capitalizing on Islamic State Losses in Syria

Syrian groups affiliated with al-Qaeda are capitalizing on the U.S.-led coalition as well as the Iran and Russian-backed Syrian regime’s nearly single-minded focus to annihilate the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) in the war-torn country.