Islamic terrorism

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

A photo of a police leaflet of Ruzanna Ibragimova stating that she is at large in the city of Sochi. (AP Photo/Natalya Vasilyeva)

Sochi forces hunt for 3 potential suicide bombers

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Russian security officials are hunting down three potential female suicide bombers, one of whom is believed to be in Sochi, where the Winter Olympics will begin next month. Police leaflets seen […]

01/21/2014

Extremists kill 12 in Nigerian Christian villages

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected Islamic extremists targeted two Christian villages in mainly Muslim northeast Nigeria and killed at least 12 civilians including guests at a wedding reception, witnesses said Monday. The soldiers fighting to […]

12/30/2013

Israel's flag

Israelis near Egypt advised to stay indoors

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli security officials have advised residents living near the Egyptian border to stay indoors because of fighting in the neighboring country. Egyptian security forces have been clashing with Islamic militants in the […]

07/14/2013

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NY marks 20th anniversary of World Trade bombing

NEW YORK (AP) — A moment of silence has been observed to honor the six people who died 20 years ago in the first terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.

02/26/2013

Amenas natural gas field, Algeria

Panetta: US-British working to free hostages

LONDON (AP) — The U.S. is working with the British and Algerian governments to assess the situation at a natural gas complex in the Sahara where Islamic militants are holding hostages from at least 10 countries.

01/18/2013

Militants attack peacekeeper base in Egypt's Sinai

CAIRO (AP) – A senior official with the international peacekeeping force in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula says suspected Islamic militants stormed their base near the Gaza-Israel border, wounding four officers. The official says militants armed with […]

09/14/2012