A U.S. drone mistakenly targeted a wedding convoy in Yemen’s al-Baitha province after intelligence reports identified the vehicles as carrying al Qaeda militants, two Yemeni national security officials told CNN on Thursday. The officials said that 14 people were killed and 22 others injured, nine in critical condition. The vehicles were traveling near the town [...]
Fifteen people in a wedding party in Yemen were accidentally killed in an airstrike (reportedly a drone) because they were mistaken for an al Qaeda convoy. No doubt somebody will get a stern talking to about this somewhere. The Hawaiian health official who validated President Barack Obama’s birth certificate has died in a plane crash. Show More Summary
Yemeni news media report ten people were killed and more than twelve people in a wedding party were wounded in a drone attack by the United States. The attack occurred near Radaa in the al-Bayda province of Yemen. It struck a car in a wedding convoy. Some of the killed were alleged to be members of al Qaeda.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday set a trial date for three militants, including an alleged senior al Qaeda figure, charged in the deadly 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
A U.S. drone in Yemen has mistakenly killed 15 civilians en route to a wedding. They were mistaken for an al Qaeda convoy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Fifteen people on their way to a wedding in Yemen were killed in an air strike after their party was mistaken for an al Qaeda convoy, local security officials said on Thursday. "An air strike missed its target and hit a wedding car convoy,...Show More Summary
A federal judge has ordered three alleged al Qaeda operatives accused of planning the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies to stand trial together in federal court in Manhattan in November 2014.
Mideast Media Sampler 12/12/2013 - The Al Qaeda Surge
Syria may be old news as any escalation has been put on hold at least until next summer, but the hilarity resulting from the bungled US foreign policy intervention in the country lingers. The latest chapter in John Kerry's book of "Diplomacy...Show More Summary
Syria’s Western-backed opposition said on Thursday it had invited Islamist fighters to secure its depots on the Turkish frontier after an attack by al Qaeda militants. The United States and Britain suspended non-lethal aid to northern Syria after reports that Islamic Front forces had taken buildings belonging to the coalition’s Syrian Military Council (SMC) in [...]
Fighters from al Qaeda fighters are bombing strategic targets in parts of western Iraq as they seek to wreak havoc on security and establish an Islamic emirate. The map below gives and indication of how successful they have been, and it is quite troubling given that sectarian killings are rising along with the groups influence. Show More Summary
NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly telling a small group of law enforcement and security experts that there's a ''significant possibity'' of another terrorist attack; that al Qaeda has regrouped since the end death of Osama bin Laden. New Yorkers...Show More Summary
Killer's child was 4-days old on day of attack - “Al Qaeda...I love them, they're my brothers”
(Reuters) - Two Britons facing trial in the United States are expected to plead guilty in court on Tuesday to charges of supporting militant groups, including al Qaeda, by operating websites promoting jihad.
Concerned by the attempts of Al Qaeda and its global affiliates to attract more Americans and other Westerners, the State Department is stepping up its online efforts to combat violent extremists' recruiting of English speakers. ForShow More Summary
CNN reported on Thursday that an American teacher in Benghazi, Libya, was shot and killed just days after a regional Al Qaeda group put out a call for attacks on Western targets. While no group has claimed responsibility for the killing and they caution that this could be a random event, CNN noted that this could be the work of a militant cell.
After being publicly sacked by al Qaeda leader Aymann al-Zawahiri and accidentally beheading a fighter from one of their main allies in Syria, it’s fair to say the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS)’s PR campaign has suffered in recent weeks. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States sees value in getting to know Islamist militias in Syria, in order to better understand their intentions in the civil war there and their possible links with al Qaeda, the top U.S. military officer said on Wedne...
A spectre is haunting Poland -- the spectre of George W. Bush. In the years following 9/11, as the White House accelerated efforts to strike back at al Qaeda, the CIA detained two high-ranking al Qaeda operatives, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri and Abu Zubaydah. Show More Summary
It's been more than 12 years since al Qaeda launched its devastating attack on the U.S., killing almost 3,000 people and changing the course of American history. And despite a host of ensuing counterterrorism efforts to debilitate al...Show More Summary