World News | Friday May 22, 2015
Islamist rebels on Friday overran a hospital in northwest Syria where at least 150 regime forces and dozens of civilians were trapped for nearly a month, a monitor said.
World News | Helene Cooper, The New York Times | Friday May 22, 2015
Osama bin Laden was considering leaving his hideaway in Abbottabad, Pakistan, just months before Navy SEALs stormed his compound and killed him, according to a trove of documents seized from the Qaida leader's compound during the raid and declassifie...
World News | Reuters | Thursday May 21, 2015
Islamic State fighters in Syria have entered the ancient ruins of Palmyra after taking complete control of the central city but there are no reports so far of any destruction of antiquities, a group monitoring the war said on Thursday.
World News | Agencies | Thursday May 21, 2015
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World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 21, 2015
Osama bin Laden's English language reading list included numerous books by conspiracy theorists and an inordinate number on France, suggesting he may have planned to strike the country's economy, US officials said Wednesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 12, 2015
The White House on Monday flatly rejected claims that Pakistan was told in advance about a 2011 special operations raid that killed Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 11, 2015
A former Pakistani intelligence officer disclosed the hideout of Osama bin Laden to CIA in exchange of $25 million bounty on the head of the Al Qaeda chief, who was living as prisoner under ISI protection in the garrison town of Abbottabad, according...
World News | Reuters | Saturday May 9, 2015
A Saudi-led coalition struck northern provinces of Yemen today in a third consecutive night of heavy air strikes, the Houthi rebels said, following their shelling this week of Saudi border areas.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday May 9, 2015
The US government has labelled Al Jazeera's bureau chief in Pakistan's capital as a member of Al Qaeda and put him on a watch list of suspected terrorists, an online magazine reported.
World News | Reuters | Friday May 8, 2015
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula said on Thursday a U.S. air strike had killed the senior figure who issued the group's claim of responsibility for the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris, according to a report.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday May 6, 2015
Hezbollah's leader said on Tuesday his Lebanon-based militant group will launch an attack inside Syria against al Qaeda-linked insurgents in the mountain region along the countries' border.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday May 5, 2015
The United States is not able to confirm a claim by al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) that the group killed a blogger who was also a US citizen in Bangladesh in February, a US official said on Monday.
World News | Ellen Barry, The New York Times | Monday May 4, 2015
The leader of al-Qaida's branch in the Indian subcontinent has published a video claiming responsibility for the killing of Avijit Roy, an atheist Bangladeshi-American blogger who was killed by a group of men with machetes on Feb. 26 as he was leavin...
World News | Reuters | Monday May 4, 2015
The leader of al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) claimed responsibility for the murder of a US citizen hacked to death in Bangladesh in February and the deaths of other "blasphemers" in the region, SITE Intelligence Group reported on Sunday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 3, 2015
Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) has claimed responsibility for the murder of an American atheist blogger in Bangladesh over two months ago, according to SITE Intelligence Group.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 26, 2015
If you want to shoot machine guns with the man who killed the world's most dreaded terrorist Osama bin Laden, then be prepared to shell out a whopping US $50,000.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 24, 2015
Italian police today arrested 10 people and were looking for eight others suspected of belonging to an armed group linked to Al Qaeda who had plotted attacks in Pakistan and Afghanistan and at least at one point the Vatican.
World News | Reuters | Friday April 24, 2015
Italian police said today they were carrying out a "vast anti-terrorism" operation against an organisation inspired by al Qaeda that wanted to support attacks against Pakistan's government and US forces in Afghanistan.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 23, 2015
The White House admitted Thursday that a January US operation against an Al Qaeda compound near the Afghan-Pakistan border killed one American and one Italian hostage, along with an American member of the jihadist group.
World News | Reuters | Thursday April 23, 2015
An American and an Italian who had been held hostage for several years by Al Qaeda in the border region of Pakistan and Afghanistan were inadvertently killed in a US counter-terrorism operation in January, US President Barack Obama today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 22, 2015
Seven suspected Al-Qaeda militants were killed in an apparent US drone strike on the Yemeni port city of Mukalla which the jihadists overran earlier this month, a local official said today.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday April 22, 2015
A drone strike killed five suspected al Qaeda militants as they sat down for a meal on the waterfront of the southern Yemeni city of Mukalla on Tuesday, residents said.
World News | Reuters | Monday April 20, 2015
Saudi Arabia has put security forces on alert for a possible militant attack on a shopping mall or energy installation, the Interior Ministry spokesman Mansour Turki said on Monday.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday April 15, 2015
Islamic State fighters have largely withdrawn from a Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus after expelling their main rival, several residents and a Palestinian official said today.