03/06/14 03:48 PM
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Al-Qaida militants in Yemen killed one of their own men Thursday, hanging his body from a street light after accusing him of spying for the United States, officials said. The officials say a militant firing squad killed the man and publicly displayed his body in the town...
03/05/14 04:45 AM
PARIS (AP) — A Paris court has sentenced a Frenchman to a year in prison for operating what prosecutors described as an al-Qaida propaganda website, the first conviction under a 2012 law outlawing "cyberjihad." The Paris prosecutor's office said Wednesday that Romain Letellier was convicted...
02/28/14 09:46 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Al-Qaida's Afghanistan leader is laying the groundwork to relaunch his war-shattered organization once the United States and international forces withdraw from the country, as they have warned they will do without a security agreement from the Afghan government, U.S....
02/26/14 07:31 PM
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian army troops on Wednesday killed 175 rebels, many of them al-Qaida-linked fighters, in an ambush described as one of the deadliest attacks by government forces against fighters near Damascus, according to state media. An opposition group said the dawn ambush —...
By Associated Press | 02/24/14 10:30 AM
A senior White House official says the U.S. remains focused on finding those responsible for the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya, that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans.
02/23/14 01:45 PM
BEIRUT (AP) — Two suicide bombers killed a senior al-Qaida operative on Sunday, blowing themselves up inside the militant leader's compound in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, rebels and activists said. The killing of Abu Khaled al-Suri, who rebels said was serving as al-Qaida chief Ayman...
02/23/14 07:00 AM
BEIRUT (AP) — An al-Qaida-linked group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing against Lebanese soldiers that killed at least three people, the latest attack linked to the war in neighboring Syria. The Nusra Front in Lebanon said in a statement on Twitter late Saturday that one of...
02/21/14 01:34 PM
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Abeer al-Hassani's ex-husband was famed for his beautiful voice. He used it, she says, singing poetic hymns to martyrdom and jihad to try to draw youth from their neighborhood of the Yemeni capital into joining al-Qaida. He sang at weddings of fellow members of the terror...
By Timothy P. Carney | 02/10/14 05:08 PM
If Congress doesn't ban Internet gambling, the terrorists win -- that's the message of the above ad by the Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling. Take one guess who's funding the Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling.
By Kimberly Dozier | 02/10/14 07:57 AM
An American citizen who is a member of al-Qaida is actively planning attacks against Americans overseas, U.S. officials say, and the Obama administration is wrestling with whether to kill him with a drone strike and how to do so legally under its new stricter targeting policy.
By Terence Jeffrey | 02/05/14 11:27 AM
Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes announced last June that President Obama had decided to aid the Supreme Military Council of the Syrian rebellion. "The president has made a decision about providing more support to the opposition," said Rhodes. "That will involve providing direct...
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