A Taliban spokesperson confirmed the death this morning of Jalaluddin Haqqani, the founder of one of the Taliban’s most sophisticated networks in Afghanistan. The Haqqani network was once considered instrumental in assisting the U.S. in fighting against the Soviet Union in Afghanistan. In the current conflict, the network is also […]
The Trump administration has decided that it has legal justification to keep US forces in Syria and Iraq, as well as to continue the fight against terrorism around the world. Just like former President Barack Obama, President Donald Trump will use the old congressional AUMFs from 2001 and 2002 to […]
300 never-before-seen photos of the Bush administration.
It is uncertain as to whether or not the airstrike was successful.
One passenger had a shock when he searched for Wi-Fi network on his phone
al-Qa’ida convoy targeted.
The chairs of the congressional intelligence committees surprised CNN anchor Candy Crowley on Sunday by saying that the U.S. is “not safer” today from terror threats than it was in recent years. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, and Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.), chairman of the […]
Specifically in the Middle East and North Africa.
As well as "every oppressed Muslim everywhere."
Canadian police say it's linked to "al-Qaeda elements in Iran."
[credit provider=”CBS News” url=”http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505263_162-57573213/why-sulaiman-abu-ghaith-is-being-tried-in-new-york-not-guantanamo/”] Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, Suleiman Abu Ghaith, appeared before a US federal court in New York on Friday and pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiring to kill Americans.During a 15-minute arraignment hearing at the southern district court in lower Manhattan, close to where the September […]
[credit provider=”Flickr/Magharebia” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/magharebia/7051035591/”] By all accounts, France’s military intervention to prevent al-Qaeda seizing control of Mali has been a great success.Within a week of the deployment of around 2,500 combat troops, the French have now taken the historic Malian city of Timbuktu without a single shot being fired.
[credit provider=”Flickr/ شبكة برق | B.R.Q” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/brqnetwork/5510688612/”] Libyan Islamists provided logistical support to the militants who seized an Algeria gas plant before they were killed in a bloodbath which also left 37 foreigners dead, well-informed sources said.”Logistical support was provided from Libya,” a source close to extremist groups in Libya […]
[credit provider=”Samuel Bendet via US Army” url=”http://www.africom.mil/file.asp?HR=2&ID=20081126124125″] According to the commander of U.S. Africa Command, al Qaeda is operating terrorist training camps in Mali, a land-locked country in West Africa.In a recent speech to the Homeland Security Policy Institute at George Washington University, Gen. Carter F. Ham described the ascendant […]
Alexander Bortnikov, The Chief of the FSB — the Russian government’s security bureau and the modern-day counterpart to the KGB — says Al-Qaeda is responsible for wildfires that ravaged Europe recently, according to multiple Russian news outlets.