al-Qaida

Syria’s cease-fire strengthens al-Qaida branch

BEIRUT — Al-Qaida's branch in Syria has recruited thousands of fighters, including…

 

Syrian cease-fire strained by new clashes ahead of talks

BEIRUT — Government forces and rebels clashed Sunday across northern and western…

 

California man sentenced for lying about ISIS

SAN DIEGO — A Syrian-American man living in San Diego has been…

 

Pentagon: US drone strike hits training camp in Somalia

WASHINGTON — A U.S. airstrike using multiple drones and manned aircraft struck…

Osama bin Laden worried wife had tracking device in filling

WASHINGTON — Hiding in Pakistan, an increasingly paranoid Osama bin Laden suspected…

US, Russia agree on Syria cease-fire plan; questions remain

DAMASCUS, Syria — The United States and Russia have agreed on a…

Burkina Faso begins 3 days of mourning after al-Qaida attack

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — Burkina Faso began three days of national mourning…

Survivors recall narrow escape from Burkina Faso attack

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — As al-Qaida fighters attacked the cafe where he…

Fewer than 100 Guantanamo prisoners left as 10 leave to Oman

MIAMI — Ten prisoners from Yemen who were held at Guantanamo Bay,…

American, Italian hostages killed in US drone strike

An American and an Italian held hostage by al-Qaida, as well as…

CIA chief challenges Senate torture report

CIA Director John Brennan, responding to the Senate torture report, acknowledged Thursday…

US prepares for security risks from torture report

American embassies, military units and other U.S. interests are bracing for possible…

Iraq strategy: Obama, Congress leaders meeting

President Barack Obama has shifted his focus away from airstrikes in Iraq…

Obama: US will send fresh help to beleaguered Iraq

President Barack Obama promised Thursday to send more military aid to Iraq…

Al-Qaida of Yemen using cartoons to recruit children

At the rate al-Qaida of Yemen is going, it wouldn’t be surprising…

Veggie terror: Al-Qaida salad threats scoffed at in SF

San Franciscans continued to dish leafy greens onto their plates Tuesday amid…