Nancy LeTourneau, Washington Monthly: President Obama does have a plan and it involves understanding ISIS. From the beginning, we knew that they had a very different approach than al Qaeda. Bin Laden viewed his terrorism as a prologue to a caliphate he did not expect to see in his lifetime. Show More Summary
By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Pakistani man was sentenced by a U.S. judge to 40 years in prison on Tuesday for plotting to bomb a shopping center in England, as part of an al Qaeda plan to carry out attacks in Europe and the United States. Show More Summary
An Al Qaeda operative convicted of plotting to blow up a shopping mall in England was sentenced Tuesday to 40 years in prison.
Mr. Naseer, a member of Al Qaeda, was arrested in 2009 after a scheme involving a car bombing at a shopping center in Manchester, England, and a coordinated attack on the New York subway system.
By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Pakistani man was sentenced to 40 years in prison on Tuesday for plotting to bomb a shopping center in England as part of an al Qaeda plan for attacks in Europe and the United States. Abid Naseer, 29, had faced up to life in prison following his conviction by a U.S. Show More Summary
Somalia’s Shebab fighters have warned they will “cut the throat” of members who shift allegiance from Al-Qaeda to Islamic State, amid reports some factions have already been punished for doing so. “If anyone says he belongs to another Islamic movement, kill him on the...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Pakistani man is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday after a U.S. jury convicted him of plotting to bomb a shopping center in England as part of an al Qaeda plan for attacks in Europe and the United States.
BERLIN -- The attacks on Paris and Beirut prove that Islamic terrorism hasn't been defeated -- the opposite is the case. Sept. 11 was the prelude, the beginning of the war. The jihadis of Al Qaeda, Boko Haram and the so-called Islamic State believe wrongly that they are in possession of a comprehensive truth. Show More Summary
The US State Department on Monday issued a worldwide travel alert because of "increased terrorist threats." The threats are linked to the terrorist groups ISIS (also known as the Islamic State), Al Qaeda, Boko Haram, and others. The travel alert expires on February 24, 2016. Show More Summary
In an attempt to bolster its ground operations in Yemen, the Saudi-led coalition has contracted 800 former Colombian soldiers as part of the fight for Aden against militant factions linked to Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and the Islamic State. It is unclear which state contracted the fighters, but...
The encroachment of Islam, and in particular Salafist Islam which encourages groups like the Muslim Brotherhood and Al Qaeda, on the West is a serious issue. This might not be
A breakaway separatist group with al Qaeda ties wanted to disrupt the peace process, a representative of northern separatist groups said
Just as President Obama claimed ISIS had been contained nine hours before the attacks on Paris, so too Secretary of State John Kerry said al...
A member of Al Qaeda said the attack on the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako was carried out by a jihadist group loyal to Mokhtar Belmokhtar, a Qaeda operative.
Rachel Maddow reports on a terror attack at a hotel in the capital of Mali and traces the recent history of terrorist activity in that part of Africa, with...
Al Mourabitoun and Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb have complicated histories but maintain ties to Al Qaeda and nomadic tribesmen.
Four years ago, U.S. Navy Seals killed Osama bin Laden; many Americans believed Al Qaeda had been broken and the terrorist threat eliminated. The November 13 Paris massacre demonstrated that terrorism has a new face: ISIL -- the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Show More Summary
Several people were killed when 10 Al Qaeda terrorists stormed the Radisson Blu Hotel in Mali’s capital. The gunmen, armed with grenades and AK-47s, burst into the hotel and were reportedly screaming “Allahu Akbar” as they fired on people and … More » The post Al Qaeda Gunmen Storm Mali Hotel Take 170 People Hostage appeared first on EveryJoe.
In what appears to be an effort to stay relevant as ISIS takes over international news headlines, an Al Qaeda affiliate has taken credit for the...
Ali Soufan says he wouldn't be surprised if al Qaeda is behind the Mali hotel attack, as an attempt to upstage ISIS