Al Qaeda is Tweeting

With so many diverse groups fighting side-by-side some days, against each other on other days, terrorist group al qaeda has decided to take to social media. With Iran’s president doing the same thing, this might be a trend.

An official al Qaeda website that is restricted to members of the terrorist group opened its first Twitter account this week in what U.S. officials say is an effort to resolve a major split over Syria’s Islamist rebels.

The Shamukh al-Islam website, used as an official clearing house for al Qaeda members to communicate and issue propaganda statements, started its first Twitter account on Tuesday.

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