Ayman al-Zawahiri

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Egypt considers outlawing Muslim Brotherhood

CAIRO (AP) – Egyptian authorities are considering disbanding the Muslim Brotherhood group, a government spokesman said Saturday, once again outlawing a group that held the pinnacle of government power just more than a month earlier. […]

08/17/2013

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

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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

In this Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013 photo, a Yemeni soldier stops a car at a checkpoint in a street leading to the U.S. embassy in Sanaa, Yemen. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

US military evacuates embassy personnel from Yemen

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military evacuated non-essential U.S. government personnel from Yemen on Tuesday due to the high risk of attack by al-Qaida that has triggered temporary shutdowns of 19 American diplomatic posts across […]

08/06/2013

The U.S. Embassy  on the outskirts of Nairobi. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)

Al-Qaida chief’s message spurred embassy closures

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two officials say a secret message that was intercepted between al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahri and his deputy in Yemen led to the shutdown of U.S. embassies. A U.S. intelligence official and a […]

08/05/2013

Barack Obama, over Detainee behind fence at Camp 4, Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base, Cuba. (AP Photo)

Al-Qaida: We will try to free Guantanamo inmates

BAGHDAD (AP) — Al-Qaida’s leader said in remarks posted Wednesday that a prisoners’ hunger strike in Guantanamo Bay has revealed the “odious” face of America and claims that the terror network will spare no effort […]

07/31/2013

Al-Qaida leader confirms June death of No. 2

CAIRO (AP) – The leader of al-Qaida has confirmed the death of the group’s second-in-command in a U.S. drone strike in June. In a video posted late Monday on militant websites, al-Qaida chief Ayman Al-Zawahri […]

09/11/2012

Wife of man held in Pakistan urges release

(AP) – The wife of a Maryland man abducted in Pakistan is pleading for his safe return on the one-year anniversary of his kidnapping, saying her husband is in poor health and is missed by […]

08/13/2012

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