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The US has created Daesh, and Al-Qaeda.

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The US has created Daesh, and Al-Qaeda.


The Daesh terrorist group has had various names since it was founded in 1999 by Jordanian anti-American radical Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and first began referring to itself as the Islamic State or Daesh in 2014, when it proclaimed itself a worldwide caliphate. Al-Qaeda emerged in 1988 as a network made up of Islamic extremist, Salafist jihadists and has been immediately designated as a terrorist group by the UN, the EU, the US, Russia and other countries.

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Reported in: Issue 41
Date: 20.09.2016
Language: Russian
Country: US
Keywords: Al-Qaeda, Daesh
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Vremya pokazhet (time: 19:44 and 34:15)
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