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Latest al Qaeda Items
Sentencing is underway for two al Qaeda-inspired extremists convicted of murdering an off-duty British soldier who was stabbed to death in a frenzied attack on a London street.
National Security Adviser Susan Rice appeared on NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday and said that when she had appeared on several news outlets back in September 2012 to state that the attack on an American diplomatic installation in Benghazi was a "spontaneous reaction" to an American-made film.
The FBI placed a human source in direct contact with Osama bin Laden in 1993 and ascertained that the al Qaeda leader was looking to finance terrorist attacks in the United States.
Iran has reportedly agreed to sell $195 million worth of arms and ammunition to Iraq -- a pact that the U.S. State Department is investigating with alarm, and that security experts say would break U.N. embargo rules.
Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, issued a quick clarification Monday amid a social media furor over her tweet that seemingly suggested Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl's al Qaeda beheading was partly his fault.
Abeer al-Hassani's ex-husband was famed for his beautiful voice. He used it, she says, singing poetic hymns to martyrdom and jihad to try to draw youth from their neighborhood of the Yemeni capital into joining al-Qaida. He sang at weddings of fellow members of the terror group, and held discussions with young men at local mosques.
Nine al-Shabab militants wearing military fatigues and carrying guns and grenades died after attacking the presidential palace with two car bombs on Friday, in an assault the president called a "media spectacular" by a "dying animal."
A new assessment of Afghanistan's future says the country could revert to a terrorist haven unless U.S. and international partners underwrite a larger - and more expensive - Afghan security force than is currently planned beyond 2014.
A Guantanamo Bay prisoner pleaded guilty Thursday to war crimes charges for helping plan the suicide bombing of an oil tanker off Yemen in 2002 that killed a crewman and wounded a dozen others.