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California man arrested in plot to attack Los Angeles

A college student who allegedly discussed attacking the Los Angeles subway system has been arrested on suspicion with attempting to provide material assistance to a foreign terrorist organization — al-Qaida. Paul and Penny discussed this […]

03/18/2014

This image made from video provided by by Al-Jazeera shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and spokesman. (AP Photo/Al-Jazeera, File)

Bin Laden’s son-in-law goes on trial in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law was introduced to prospective jurors Monday at the start of his trial on charges that he conspired to kill Americans and support terrorists in his role as […]

03/03/2014

July 27, 2011 image from a web posting by al-Qaida's media arm, as-Sahab, provided by IntelCenter, shows al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri. (AP Photo/IntelCenter, File)

Israel foils al-Qaida plot on US Embassy

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Wednesday said it had foiled an “advanced” al-Qaida plan to carry out a suicide bombing on the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv and bomb other targets, in what analysts said […]

01/22/2014

This image made from video released anonymously to reporters in Pakistan, including the Associated Press on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, which is consistent with other AP reporting, of Warren Weinstein. (AP Photo via AP video)

American abducted in Pakistan calls for US help

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A 72-year-old American development worker who was kidnapped in Pakistan by al-Qaida more than two years ago appealed to President Obama in a video released Thursday to negotiate his release, saying he […]

12/26/2013

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Garden Grove man charged with attempting to aid Al-Qaida

SANTA ANA (CNS) – A Garden Grove man was arrested and charged today with attempting to provide support to the al-Qaida terrorist network. Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen, 24, was arrested around 7:30 a.m. at a […]

10/11/2013

A convoy of inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons prepares to cross into Syria at the Lebanese border crossing point of Masnaa, eastern Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

Weapons experts begin Syria mission amid clashes

BEIRUT (AP) — As deadly clashes raged on the edge of Damascus, international inspectors left their hotel on Wednesday to start work on the task of destroying Syria’s chemical arsenal under the tightest of deadlines […]

10/02/2013

Civilians inspect the aftermath of a car bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013.  (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

Iraq seeks help from US amid growing violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — A resurgence of violence and a renewed threat from al-Qaida have recently revived flagging U.S. interest in Iraq, officials said Friday as Baghdad asked for new help to fight extremists less than […]

08/16/2013

Yemeni soldiers inspect a car at a checkpoint on a street leading to the U.S. and British embassies in Sanaa, Yemen. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)

Terrorists turn to online chat rooms to evade US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Al-Qaida fighters have been using secretive chat rooms and encrypted Internet message boards for planning and coordinating attacks — including the threatened if vague plot that U.S. officials say closed 19 diplomatic […]

08/14/2013

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 Nov. 8, 2011 file photo, a Predator B unmanned aircraft taxis at the Naval Air Station in Corpus Christi, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

3 suspected US drones kill 12 militants in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Three U.S. drone strikes killed a total of 12 suspected al-Qaida militants Thursday, a Yemeni military official said, raising to eight the number of attacks in less than two weeks as […]

08/08/2013

A policeman stands guard at the entrance of Sanaa International Airport, Yemen, Aug. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

2 suspected US drones kill 9 militants in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Two U.S. drone strikes killed a total of nine suspected al-Qaida militants Thursday, a Yemeni military official said, the sixth and seventh such attacks in less than two weeks as the […]

08/08/2013

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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

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