U.S. intelligence and defense officials are increasingly worried that the American-led fight against the Islamic State is benefitting al Qaeda, ISIS jihadist rival.
NIAMEY (Reuters) - An Australian woman has been freed after she and her husband were kidnapped by an al Qaeda-affiliated group on Jan. 15 in Burkina Faso, neighboring Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou said on Saturday.
BAMAKO (Reuters) - Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has claimed responsibility for Friday's deadly attack on a U.N. police base in the northern Malian city of Timbuktu, a statement monitored by the SITE Intelligence group showed on Saturday.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's branch in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) mourned the killing of a senior commander in southern Yemen, a statement distributed on social media showed, after he was reported dead in a suspected U.S. drone strike last week.
For our Super Bowl Sunday finger food guide, we asked a few of our chef friends to reinterpret game day party snacks from the 1960s through the 2000s. It's got all the classics: Buffalo wings, pizza bagels, rants about Al Qaeda, and more!
CAIRO (Reuters) - The militant group al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb claimed responsibility for the Jan. 15 kidnapping of two Australians in northern Burkina Faso, according to an audio statement on Friday.
“Air strikes by a Saudi Arabia-led coalition and attacks by fundamentalist groups linked to Al Qaeda and ISIS have caused widespread destruction to Yemen’s heritage, losses that have been under-reported compared with the destruction wreaked by extremists in Syria and northern Iraq. The latest casualty is the National Museum in the city of Taiz, which […]
Drone kills man accused of beheadings and leading major attacks for group thought to represent one of biggest threats to U.S.
ADEN (Reuters) - Two suspected U.S. drone strikes killed 12 Islamist militants overnight in southern Yemen, residents said on Thursday, including a top al Qaeda commander who may have been the new leader of Islamic State in Yemen. One...Show More Summary
A drone strike killed six suspected al Qaeda militants in an overnight attack in eastern Yemen, tribal sources said on Thursday. The apparent U.S. drone strike targeted a car traveling in al Rawda city in Shabwa province, a remote desert area where al Qaeda militants are believed to be operating. Show More Summary
CAIRO (Reuters) - A drone strike killed six suspected al Qaeda militants in an overnight attack in eastern Yemen, tribal sources said on Thursday.
Russia will not stop its air strikes on Syria until armed groups, such as al Qaeda's wing there, are defeated, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday. On Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said that RussiaShow More Summary
MUSCAT (Reuters) - Russia will not stop its air strikes on Syria until armed groups, such as al Qaeda's wing there, are defeated, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday.
DECIMATED AND ON THE RUN: al Qaeda seizes town in southern Yemen. Azzan is a major commercial hub of about 70,000 people in an arid and mountainous region and was controlled by al Qaeda for around a year until the group was ejected in 2012 by an alliance of tribesmen and armed residents loyal to […]
Boko Haram kidnaps hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls to be used as sex slaves. Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb guns down dozens of victims at the Splendid Hotel in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Still other terrorists attack the Radisson Blu in Mali, just one week after the Islamic State attacked Paris. Africa has been suffering from […]
ADEN (Reuters) - Dozens of al Qaeda militants reclaimed the town of Azzan in Yemen's Shabwa province on Monday, residents said, exploiting a security vacuum in the country's south as a civil war rages.
It’s confirmed that Obama will speak at an Islamic mosque that has ties to Al Qaeda. President Obama is set to speak next week at a mosque which was led
The Republican debaters spent a good deal of time Thursday night talking about ISIS—or rather spreading fear, uncertainty and doubt about the extremist organization of Muslim-murdering jihadists that even al Qaeda has accused of going too...Show More Summary
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The leader of al Qaeda's Syrian wing tried unsuccessfully at a recent meeting to convince rival Islamist factions to merge into one unit, several insurgency sources have told Reuters.
DAKAR (Reuters) - Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released a video of a Swiss nun who had been kidnapped in northern Mali nearly three weeks ago in the first claim of responsibility for the hostage-taking, according to SITE Intelligence Group.