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Yemen's al-Qaida Vows Support for Islamic State Against 'Crusade'

Al-Qaida's wing in Yemen expressed support on Friday for Islamic State against what it described as a “crusade alliance,” referring to U.S.-led air strikes on the insurgents in Iraq and Syria, and called for attacks to damage the United States. U.S. and Arab forces have bombed Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq since the militants declared a caliphate in the territory under their control. Islamic State is an offshoot of al-Qaida but now challenges that group for influence...

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