Al-Qaeda

This image from the FBI website shows Anas al-Libi. (AP Photo/FBI)

US interrogators sent to question al-Qaida suspect

WASHINGTON (AP) — A team of military, intelligence and Justice Department interrogators has been sent to the USS San Antonio in international waters to question terror suspect Abu Anas al-Libi, who was captured in Libya […]

10/07/2013

This image from the FBI website shows Anas al-Libi. (AP Photo/FBI)

Target of SEAL raid planned attacks in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The man U.S. Navy SEALs tried to take down in Somalia over the weekend was a Kenyan who had plotted to attack his country’s parliament building and the United Nations headquarters […]

10/07/2013

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AP sources: Navy SEALs raid Somali town

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official tells The Associated Press that Navy SEALs have raided a Somali coastal town looking for an al-Qaida suspect in connection with the Nairobi shopping mall attack, but did not get […]

10/05/2013

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Judges weigh whether to toss terror conviction

WASHINGTON (AP) – A rare full appeals court Monday wrestled with whether it should overturn the conviction of an alleged al-Qaida propagandist, who argues the acts he was convicted for were not considered crimes at […]

09/30/2013

A Bahraini police officer sits in a police car at a new checkpoint near the U.S. Embassy in Manama, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

US to reopen 18 diplomatic missions after threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eighteen of the 19 U.S. embassies and consulates that were closed in the Middle East and Africa because of a terrorist threat will reopen on Sunday, the State Department says. The U.S. […]

08/09/2013

This image provided by IntelCenter on Dec. 30, 2009, shows a frame made from video released Jan. 23, 2009 by al-Malahim Media Foundation, the media arm of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, with a man identified as Nasser al-Wahishi. (AP Photo/IntelCenter)

Yemen terror boss left blueprint for waging jihad

TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — A year before he was caught on an intercept discussing the terror plot that prompted this week’s sweeping closure of United States embassies abroad, al-Qaida’s top operative in Yemen laid out […]

08/09/2013

In this Sept. 11, 1970 file photo, Jack Nicholson, right, and co-star Karen Black appear together at New York's Philharmonic Hall to attend the premiere of their new film "Five Easy Pieces." (AP Photo, File)

10 Things to Know for Friday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. DRONE WAR ESCALATES IN YEMEN Three U.S. drones kill 12 suspected al-Qaida militants, military officials in the […]

08/09/2013

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Yemen’s government says it uncovers al-Qaida plots

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Military and intelligence officials in Yemen said Wednesday they uncovered an al-Qaida plot to fire missiles at foreign embassies in the capital and to attack naval forces guarding international shipping in […]

08/07/2013

Travelers make their way to the departure lounge at Sanaa International Airport, Yemen, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

Yemen’s government says it foiled al-Qaida plots

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Authorities foiled plots by al-Qaida to take over key cities in southern Yemen and attack strategic ports and gas facilities, a government spokesman said Wednesday amid a heightened alert that has […]

08/07/2013

Travelers make their way to the departure lounge at Sanaa International Airport, Yemen, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

Westerners evacuated amid terror fears in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A suspected U.S. drone killed four alleged al-Qaida members Tuesday in Yemen, as the U.S. and British embassies evacuated staff amid reports of a threatened attack by the terrorist group. As […]

08/06/2013

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