The victims of the attack were identified as an activist who also worked for the U.S. Agency for International Development, and his friend, a theater actor.
Hard or soft, a target is a target, especially in D.C. Barriers such as fences and security personnel work, but today’s terrorists work differently.
ISIL, much like al-Qaida in Iraq in the mid-2000s, seems to have an endless stream of people willing to die for sectarian or ideological reasons.
In the past week al-Qaida and the Taliban have each released new audio and video messages. A key theme that’s emerged is unity. Patrick Skinner, a former CIA case officer who is now director of…
WASHINGTON — Al-Qaida’s heir apparent is dead. Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) announced Monday its co-founder and leader was killed in a U.S. missile strike. U.S. officials, without detailing how it happened, confirmed it. “The…
WASHINGTON — Al-Shabab posted a 76-minute video online urging Somalis living in the West to attack shopping malls. But the message may have been intended more for the Islamic State (ISIL). “There is so much…
WASHINGTON – Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula is warning Americans that they’ve been working long and hard on a new tool to attack the U.S. In the latest issue of the terror group’s Inspire electronic…
Al-Qaida\’s global operations manager Adnan el Shukrijumah was
killed in South Waziristan after a firefight with Pakistani military forces on
The U.S. took strikes Monday night against al-Qaida operatives in Syria, known as the Khorasan Group to disrupt a plot against the United States or Europe.
As the tragedy of 9/11 fades, a report warns the U.S. to not get too comfortable.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Five people, including two women in the U.S., were charged Wednesday with funneling money to the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia, prosecutors said. The two U.S. women — Muna Osman…
ISIL is the direct descendant of al-Qaida in Iraq, a brutal terror group known for
beheadings and killing women and children in the 2000s. It was so ruthless that al-Qaida repudiated the group.
An alarming new video showing what appears to be a large gathering of al-Qaida operatives has emerged in Western media.
Al-Qaida has been rebuilding itself, little by little, despite the withering drone attacks that have killed key figures including Osama bin Laden and Anwar al-Awlaki. But much of that rebuilding may be going on outside the view of the U.S. intelligence community.
A trial in the United Kingdom last week exposed
al-Qaida\’s new strategy for attacking the U.S.