Al Qaeda

As former Spokane NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal remains at the center of controversy, many people are speaking out in her defense. Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recently penned an op-ed piece about Dolezal’s situation, titled “Let Rachel Dolezal Be as Black as She Wants to Be,” in which he said we should not condemn her for identifying as Black, […]

Rankling White House officials, investigative journalist Seymour M. Hersh released a controversial story Sunday claiming that the Obama administration collaborated with Pakistani officials to kill Osama bin Laden four years ago. In a piece at the London Review of Books, Hersh claims President Barack Obama and his administration lied about circumstances surrounding the 2011 killing of […]

Al-Shabab terrorists reportedly killed at least 147 people Thursday at a university in Kenya in what is being called the worst attack on Kenyan soil since the U.S. embassy was bombed in 1998, Reuters reports. The siege, which began about 5 a.m., ended nearly 15 hours after the Al-Qaeda-linked gunmen shot their way into the […]

Updated: March 8, 2015 @ 9pm ET: Over 50 persons were killed in Nigeria on Saturday in at least three separate blasts, not long after Nigerian terror group Boko Haram pledged its allegiance to the Islamic State. The blasts occurred in Maiduguri, the capital of the tumultuous Borno state, an area that Boko Haram is pratically […]

SOKOLO, Mali (AP) — The first time the members of al-Qaida emerged from the forest, they politely said hello. Then the men carrying automatic weapons asked the frightened villagers if they could please take water from the well. See Also: Afghanistan: We Need More Aid Before leaving, they rolled down the windows of their pickup […]

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Heavy fighting erupted Thursday in Somalia’s capital as African Union peacekeepers launched an offensive aimed at protecting famine relief efforts from attacks by al-Qaida-linked militants, officials said. At least six people died and 39 people were wounded, including 19 AU peacekeepers. A medical official at Mogadishu airport said the AU peacekeepers were […]

Computer hackers have shut down the internet network Al-Qaeda was using to communicate its messages to the world, according to a terrorism expert. Hackers recently carried out a similar counter-terrorism effort by replacing bomb making tutorials with cupcake recipes. “Al-Qaida’s online communications have been temporarily crippled, and it does not have a single trusted distribution […]

A man was arrested this morning after authorities found a suspicious looking package inside his car near the Pentagon.

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan – A top al-Qaida commander and possible replacement for Osama bin Laden was killed in an American drone-fired missile strike close to the Afghan border, a fax from the militant group he heads and a Pakistani intelligence official said Saturday. Ilyas Kashmiri’s apparent death is another blow to al-Qaida just over […]

Aftab Ali Khan, a Pakistani man arrested after been linked to the failed Times Square bombing was deported by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s and Removal Operations. He arrived in Pakistan Sunday.

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s prime minister said Monday that Osama bin Laden’s death in an American raid was “indeed justice done” and insisted the relationship with the U.S. was still strong. But he warned Washington that future unilateral strikes could be met with “full force.” Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani also expressed confidence in Pakistan’s military […]

According to information seized during the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan, Al-Qaeda considered attacking U.S. trains on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. NBC.com reports: The information about a possible train plot is the first intelligence revealed from the trove of material found in the attack on bin Laden’s compound. Officials […]