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  • proper n. Alternative spelling of al-Qaeda.

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Examples

  • I think with a more traditional notion of insurgency that we have is the what they call al-Qaida in Iraq.

    A Foreign Correspondent Reflects On Iraq War

  • Since 2003, Al Hadlaq has been deeply involved in the Saudi government's moves to combat "deviant thinking," which is what it calls al-Qaida's ideology and the most aggressive expressions of Wahhabism.

    NPR Topics: News

  • It's a cowardly act to try to tie a very good honest citizen of Fort Bend County to what they called an al-Qaida sympathizer or supporter.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • Eric T. Olson described the killing of bin Laden by a special operations raid on May 2 as a near-killing blow for what he called "al-Qaida 1.0," as created by bin Laden and led from his hideout in Pakistan.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • But the four-star admiral warned of the fight to come against what he called al-Qaida 2.0, with new leaders like American-born radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen, who Olson said understands America better than Americans understand him.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • Eric T. Olson says he's worried about what he called al-Qaida 2.0, with new leaders like American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen, who Olson says understands America better than Americans understand him.

    The Seattle Times

  • The spokesman said the tape also looks like a bid to raise money in what he called al-Qaida's ongoing propaganda campaign.

    english.chosun.com : Total

  • Several hundred fighters who are known as al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP, are based in Yemen.

    NPR Topics: News

  • These homegrown terror groups worldwide are informally dubbed al-Qaida franchises - affiliates that do most of their own fundraising, recruiting and killing.

    The Seattle Times

  • The group, taking advantage of the power vacuum in the mountainous peninsula after the toppling of Hosni Mubarak's regime in February, launched a campaign under the name of al-Qaida in Sinai calling for the establishment of an Islamic emirate.

    The Seattle Times

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