Isis and al qaeda numbers
The rift between the Islamic State and alQaeda has, if anything, grown in the past few months; the December issue of Dabiq featured a long account of an alQaeda defector who described his oldIn the years between 2000 and 2013 AlQaeda was responsible for 1, 089 attacks, behind only the Taliban in number of terrorist attacks worldwide, by organization, for that period. isis and al qaeda numbers
Only this time, the men in the vehicles were members of alQaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and the checkpoint was manned by ISIS. That battle and a second, longer one that followed a day later marked the first time in more than four years that the two groups in Yemen have come into direct conflict with one another.