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Mali's vast, desolate north continues to be beset by violence, having fallen under the control of Tuareg-led rebels and jihadist groups linked to Al-Qaeda in 2012

Al Qaeda Deadly and Growing 15 Years After 9/11

Fifteen years after the United States declared war on al Qaeda (AQ) for launching the 9/11 attacks on the American homeland, the jihadist group remains active and growing in its various forms, capitalizing on the chaos in Yemen, Afghanistan, Syria, and some African countries.

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ISIS Claims Presence in Bangladesh, Murder of Japanese Tourist

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) claimed its militants murdered a Japanese tourist in northern Bangladesh over the weekend. The murder comes only five days after the radical Islamic group claimed responsibility for the murder of an Italian in Dhaka.