“Trump’s tweets show that, increasingly, America’s purveyors of anti-Muslim bigotry no longer need terrorism as a rationalization. Islamophobia is finding new justifications, which don’t rely on ISIS or Al Qaeda detonating bombs in London or Chicago. And in that way, it’s embedding itself more deeply in America’s political terrain.”
The Pentagon confirmed Tuesday that U.S. and Afghan forces have killed several top al Qaeda and Taliban leaders during raids the last few days.
Among the dead is senior leader Omar Khetab, according to a statement by Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security
INTERNATIONAL - Facebook’s artificial intelligence is becoming increasingly adept at keeping terrorist content off the social network, the company has said. Today, 99 percent of Islamic State and Al Qaeda-related content Facebook removes...Show More Summary
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Two men suspected of having fought for an al Qaeda-linked group in Syria were among four Syrian migrants arrested in the Netherlands, Dutch authorities said on Friday.
If you’re on a plane, though, you need to turn off your wireless transmitting devices (use airplane mode) once the door closes, and not name your network "ISIS" or "al Qaeda". A Turkish Airlines flight from Nairobi to Istanbul todayShow More Summary
Facebook Inc. says it is making big strides in removing propaganda posts and accounts from Islamic State and al Qaeda.
Facebook says it's able to remove 99% of Islamic State and Al Qaeda terrorist content before it's flagged by users thanks to artificial intelligence.
The U.S. propaganda campaign against Iran has tried to tie it somehow to Al Qaeda, including exploitation of a newly released document, but a close reading shows a very different story, says Gareth Porter at The American Conservative. By Gareth…Read more ?
NEW YORK TIMES REPORTER: Obama Administration Misled on al Qaeda. “The overall narrative that I think was being pushed to the press, and if you look back at the editorials that were done when that trove came out, was an image of bin Laden isolated, he had lost control of this group,” Rukmini Callimachi said […]
The site has largely removed videos of Anwar al-Awlaki, Al Qaeda’s leading voice in English before his death by drone — and after, when he became a jihadist hero.
Special Report: Buried deep inside a new U.N. report is evidence that could exonerate the Syrian government in the April 4 sarin atrocity and make President Trump look like an Al Qaeda dupe, reports Robert Parry. By Robert Parry A…Read more ?
Clint Watts: A decade ago, al Qaeda in Iraq littered YouTube with violent videos. A few years later, Twitter became a playground for al Shabaab's violent tirades in Somalia and the devastating Westgate shopping mall attack in Kenya.Show More Summary
A journal made public by the CIA and apparently handwritten by one of Osama bin Laden's daughters offers a glimpse into how the late Al Qaeda leader viewed the world around him and reveals his deep interest in the 2011 Arab Spring revolutions that were unfolding in the months before a U.S. raid...
The CIA on Wednesday announced it released a massive tranche of files it said came from the Osama bin Laden raid in 2011. Among them: the deceased al Qaeda founder's personal journal. CIA Director Mike Pompeo said the release "provides...Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) The Obama administration suppressed the release of the trove of al Qaeda documents seized in the May 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden’s Abbotabad lair. It released a grand total of 571 documents and sat on the rest. Why so...Show More Summary
Terrorist leader Osama bin Laden was slain by United States Navy SEAL commandos on May 2, 2011, at the Al Qaeda chief’s secret compound in Abbotobad, Pakistan, ending a reign of bloodshed that included some of the deadliest and most brazen terror attacks in history. Show More Summary
On Wednesday, the CIA released a trove of documents recovered from the 2011 raid on Osama Bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, including the former Al Qaeda leader's personal journal. The CIA said it released the documents in...Show More Summary
Alongside files relating to his terrorist activities, former Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden had children's videos, movies, and viral videos on his computer at the time of his death. Bin laden lived with his family in the compound in...Show More Summary
Terrorist groups have long been calling for supporters to attack "infidels" with vehicles, and these types of attacks have become increasingly common in recent years. Eight people were killed and 11 were wounded Tuesday when Sayfullo...Show More Summary