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Latest Ayman Al-Zawahiri Items
Al Qaeda's new leader called on Libyan fighters who overthrew Moammar Gadhafi to set up an Islamic state and urged Algerians to revolt against their longtime president in a new Internet video posted on Wednesday.
Anwar al-Awlaki may be dead, but the war he helped al Qaeda wage for the hearts and minds of Muslims continues -- and on the battlefield of social media, the United States is fighting back with what critics say is a tiny and ineffectual army.
Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S.-born Islamic militant cleric who became a prominent figure in al Qaeda's most active branch, using his fluent English and Internet savvy to draw recruits to carry out attacks in the United States, was killed Friday in the mountains of Yemen, American and Yemeni officials said.
America's top two intelligence officials on Tuesday said al Qaeda is weaker and U.S. intelligence agencies smarter since the Sept. 11 attacks — but the terrorists are nowhere near to giving up.
FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III on Tuesday said the intelligence community continues to investigate a credible and specific threat it received last week, timed to coincide with the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11.
The U.S.-led war against al Qaeda is relentless and will not end, even if the United States or its allies kill the terrorist group's new leader, Ayman al-Zawahri, the Obama administration's top counterterrorism official said on Wednesday.
In the aftermath of the secret U.S. raid to kill Osama bin Laden, Pakistani officials want a detailed agreement spelling out U.S. rules of engagement inside Pakistan, officials in both countries say, but Washington's refusal to sign a binding document threatens to create another point of friction in the long-troubled relationship.
On a steady slide. On the ropes. Taking shots to the body and head. That's how White House counterterrorism chief John Brennan described al Qaeda on Wednesday as he offered the first on-record confirmation that al Qaeda's latest second-in-command was killed last week in Pakistan — roughly four months after Navy SEALs killed Osama bin Laden there.
Gunmen with explosives crossed into southern Israel from the Sinai Peninsula on Thursday and carried out an attack that left eight Israelis dead and prompted an airstrike on Gaza that Israel said killed six Palestinians linked to the attack.