Syrian rebels warily accept foreign fighters’ help

The presence of foreign Islamic militants battling Syria’s regime is raising concerns over the possible injection of al-Qaida’s influence into the country’s civil war. Syria’s rebels share some of those misgivings.

Deadliest Day in 2 Years in Iraq, 106 people killed

Bombings and shootings ripped across Iraq on Monday, killing at least 106 people in the deadliest day in more than two years. The coordinated attacks in 15 cities sent a chilling warning that al-Qaida is slowly resurging in the security vacuum created by a weak government in Baghdad

Suicide vehicle bomb hits Syria military compound

A suicide vehicle bomb tore through the parking lot of a military compound in an eastern Syrian city on Saturday, killing nine people in the latest in a series of blasts in recent months targeting security installations, the country’s state media reported.

Security source denies existence of Al Qaeda cells in Lebanon

A well informed security reference in Lebanon denied the existence of “Al Qaeda”elements in Lebanon and infiltration of terrorists from Lebanon to Syria . He told Al Sharq Awsat newspaper : “There are no Al Qaeda cells in Lebanon and no terrorists infiltrated from Lebanon to Syria.”