NIGHTWATCH Extract: Iraq Takes Down Al Qaeda Global Web Site

08 Wild Cards, IO Multinational

Iraq: For the record. The Iraqi Defense Ministry disabled al Qaida’s “biggest electronic website,” a spokesman for the ministry said on 9 December. The Iraqi army discovered the location of Al-Furqan website and seized its devices and equipment, the spokesman said. He said Arabs operated the website, which Iraq considers al Qaida’s ministry of information for the world.