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al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula

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al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula

Terrorist organization described by the National Counterterrorism Center as "a Sunni extremist group based in Yemen that has orchestrated numerous high-profile terrorist attacks."

Also known as:
Ansar al-Shari’a

The group is believed to have been behind the so-called shoe bomber's attempt to blow up a jet as it flew into Detroit in December 2009. It claimed responsibility for the January 2015 attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris.

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U.S. Senate
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