More al Qaeda Articles

  • UN approves measure to combat al-Qaida fighters

    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...

  • Al-Qaida urges abducted man's family to press US

    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...

  • Islamic State's murderous excess is the road to its demise

    The astonishing success of Islamic State's military and media offensive is also the key to its downfall.

  • Yemen: Airstrike kills 3 al-Qaida suspects

    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....

  • Al-Qaida militants kill 15 Yemeni soldiers

    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...

  • Yemen army says 18 al-Qaida militants killed

    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...

  • Watching Justin Amash's amazingly uncivil victory speech might make you care about politics again

    Watch a congressman say harsh things on video.

  • As banks crack down, terrorists update their fundraising tactics

    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.

  • Suspected al-Qaida attack kills 2 troops in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A car bomb targeting army posts in southern Yemen killed two soldiers Sunday, officials said, an attack authorities blamed on the country's local al-Qaida branch. Military officials said forces also foiled two other attacks by suspected al-Qaida militants, killing at least...

  • Ex-CIA officers barred from reviewing report hitting them with harsh interrogation tactics

    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 interrogation tactics is released.



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  • No Reply from America?

    On Tuesday, August 19, an American citizen, James Foley, was savagely killed. The group of jihadists known as ISIL had previously killed and brutalized tens of thousands of non-Americans. But they...

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  • Bartleby, the President

    President Obama insists Republican opposition to his policies has forced him to boycott Congress and resort to governing by executive order. This is only partially true. Yes, Republicans strongly...

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