Qaida, Al


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Qaida, Al:

see Al QaedaAl Qaeda
or Al Qaida
[Arab.,=the base], Sunni Islamic terrorist organization with the stated goals of uniting all Muslims and establishing a transnational, strict-fundamentalist Islamic state.
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Le tete-a-tete porterait egalement sur le [beaucoup moins que]recours[beaucoup plus grand que] aux armes chimiques par l'armee syrienne et l'opposition armee, voire les groupes jihadites, dont celui affilie a al Qaida, Al Nosra, vient d'etre accuse, [beaucoup moins que]preuves a l'appui[beaucoup plus grand que], par Damas.
I think it is a real concern because the most active and at this point perhaps the most aggressive branch of Al Qaida, Al Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, operates out of Yemen," Gates said.