09/02/14 12:45 PM
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A top Saudi security official said Tuesday that police had arrested 88 men suspected of being part of an al-Qaida cell that was plotting attacks inside and outside of the kingdom. Interior Ministry spokesman Mansour al-Turki did not give any details about the alleged...
08/31/14 08:45 AM
BEIRUT (AP) — An al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebel group has released five members of the Lebanese security forces captured earlier this month in a cross-border raid, Lebanon's military said Sunday. The men were taken hostage when militants from Syria took over the Lebanese border town of Arsal for...
08/28/14 03:20 PM
CAIRO (AP) — An al-Qaida-inspired militant group in Egypt has posted an online video showing the beheading of four men in the Sinai Peninsula accused of spying for Israel, whose bodies were found earlier this month. The Ansar Beit al-Maqdis group, whose name means Champions of Jerusalem in...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/25/14 07:49 AM
Obama's inclusiveness message has become a refrain in recent weeks, but experts and former Iraqi leaders say it's past time to talk specifics and clearly lay out the goals.
08/24/14 10:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — An American journalist kidnapped and held hostage for nearly two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria was released Sunday, less than a week after the horrific execution of American journalist James Foley by Islamic militants. The freed American is 45-year-old Peter Theo...
08/15/14 07:45 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Responding to the growing terrorist threat in Iraq and Syria, the U.N. Security Council imposed sanctions Friday on six men for recruiting or financing foreign fighters and threatened additional sanctions against those supporting terrorist groups. The U.N.'s most powerful...
08/15/14 08:30 AM
CAIRO (AP) — Al-Qaida urged the family of an American aid worker it abducted in Pakistan three years ago to demand that the U.S. government negotiate a prisoner exchange for his release. Warren Weinstein was abducted in August 2011, four days before his seven-year stint as a business...
By Austin Bay | 08/14/14 10:52 AM
The astonishing success of Islamic State's military and media offensive is also the key to its downfall.
08/09/14 02:15 PM
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A U.S. drone strike on a house in central Yemen killed three suspected al-Qaida militants, Yemeni security officials said. The officials said the aircraft struck the house in the Obeida Valley in Marib province, where al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula has a strong presence....
08/08/14 06:15 PM
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Al-Qaida militants killed 15 soldiers in southern Yemen after seizing them from a public bus on Friday, military officials and witnesses said, in apparent retaliation to an army offensive against the group. The officials said the soldiers had been heading to Sanaa, the...
08/06/14 02:15 PM
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Defense Ministry says that the army has repulsed an assault by al-Qaida militants near a southern city, killing 18 of them and losing two soldiers. The statement said the militants attacked an army battalion as it was making its way to the Sayoun, in the southern...
By Justin Green | 08/06/14 12:21 PM
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By Blake Seitz | 07/31/14 02:40 PM
Since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the U.S. and its allies have made great strides to stem the flow of money to terrorist organizations. And their enemies have responded by diversifying their portfolios.
By Paul Bedard | 07/25/14 04:16 PM
In a stunning reversal, the administration has told some 10 former intelligence officers that they can't review a 6,000-page Senate report on controversial post-9/11 interrogationÂ tactics is released.
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