updated Tue. October 31, 2023
March 17, 2018
We chose the sites — al-Qa'qa, a military complex 30 miles from Baghdad and the Amariyah Sera vaccine plant at Abu Ghraib — and were taken there by the Iraqi authorities within two hours of the dossier being produced. We were allowed to go anywhere we wanted at the sites and to take soil samples.
March 16, 2018
We chose the sites – al-Qa'qa, a military complex 30 miles from Baghdad and the Amariyah Sera vaccine plant at Abu Ghraib – and were taken there by the Iraqi authorities within two hours of the dossier being produced. We were allowed to go anywhere we wanted at the sites and to take soil samples.
Green Left Weekly
February 22, 2018
Whereas the al-Qa'qa Brigade was formed with only one purpose, to fight the Assad Regime, groups brandishing the same flag expelled them from their homelands. They retreated to Afrin, with a deep-seated discontent with what they felt was a revolution betrayed. They felt that Turkey and the Gulf StatesÃâÃÂ ...
February 22, 2018
On 9 January 2018, Palestinians fatally shot Israeli Rabbi Raziel Shevach in a drive-by shooting near his home in the settlement outpost of Havat Gilad in the West Bank. The shooters fled the scene. In the month that followed, Israeli security forces mounted a search for the suspects, including AhmadÃâÃÂ ...
Asharq Al-awsat English
October 12, 2017
In its statement, ISIS said that the executor was called Abu al-Qaqaa al-Ansari. According to security sources, Wednesday evening “a guard at the main gate of a cement factory in the center of the center of Sinai was killed after a vehicle driven by a suicide bomber tried to storm the factory.” Ahmed Ban, aÃâÃÂ ...
August 14, 2017
British security services said Abedi was an associate of Raphael Hostey, also known as Abu al-Qaqaa al-Britani, who recruited British nationals for ISIS and sponsored their entry into Syria. Hostey was killed in Syria by a U.S.-led coalition drone strike in 2015. Abedi met with an ISIS unit in Libya known asÃâÃÂ ...
March 18, 2016
After 9/11, Abu al Qaqaa and his movement in Aleppo, known as Ghurabaa al Sham, held a large festival celebrating the 9/11 attacks and showing footage of his followers receiving military training. Part of that festival was aired on Syrian state TV, and the festival itself gained a lot of regional attention.
September 30, 2007
Sheikh Mahmoud Abu al-Qaqaa was shot several times by a gunman as he left the Imam Mosque after Friday prayers. The gunman tried to flee the scene of the shooting, but was chased by a crowd and later arrested, the aides said. Correspondents say Abu al-Qaqaa was a charismatic Sunni cleric withÃâÃÂ ...
October 27, 2004
Melissa Fleming, spokeswoman for the International Atomic Energy Agency, said the interim Iraqi government reported to the agency several days ago in a letter that the explosives were missing from the Al Qaqaa complex south of Baghdad. The explosives -- considered powerful enough to demolishÃâÃÂ ...