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This file image posted on the Twitter page of Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front on Friday, which is consistent with AP reporting, a fighter from Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front takes his position as he fights against the Syrian government forces in Idlib province, north Syria. (Al-Nusra Front Twitter page via AP, File)

Syria’s cease-fire strengthens al-Qaida branch

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

 

Ruins are seen at al-Qaryatain city in the central city of Homs, Syria on Monday.  (AP Photo)

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…

In his last will and testament, Osama bin Laden claimed he had about $29 million in personal wealth, the bulk of which he wanted to be used "on jihad, for the sake of Allah." (AP Photo)

Osama bin Laden worried wife had tracking device in filling

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

In his last will and testament, Osama bin Laden claimed he had about $29 million in personal wealth, the bulk of which he wanted to be used "on jihad, for the sake of Allah." (AP Photo)
Syrian President Bashar Assad, left, gestures while being interviewed in Damascus, Syria, by a journalist with Spanish El Pais newspaper published Sunday.  (Syrian Presidency/El Pais video via AP)

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

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

Syrian President Bashar Assad, left, gestures while being interviewed in Damascus, Syria, by a journalist with Spanish El Pais newspaper published Sunday.  (Syrian Presidency/El Pais video via AP)
A victim of Saturday's gun attack at the Splendid Hotel receives treatment at a hospital in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Sunday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

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

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

A victim of Saturday's gun attack at the Splendid Hotel receives treatment at a hospital in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Sunday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
Forensic workers in protective clothing and Burkina Faso soldiers examine the Splendid Hotel in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Sunday. The overnight seizure of a luxury hotel in Burkina Faso's capital by al-Qaida-linked extremists ended Saturday when Burkina Faso and French security forces killed four jihadist attackers and freed more than 126 people, the West African nation's president said. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

Survivors recall narrow escape from Burkina Faso attack

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

Forensic workers in protective clothing and Burkina Faso soldiers examine the Splendid Hotel in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Sunday. The overnight seizure of a luxury hotel in Burkina Faso's capital by al-Qaida-linked extremists ended Saturday when Burkina Faso and French security forces killed four jihadist attackers and freed more than 126 people, the West African nation's president said. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
Ten prisoners from Yemen who were held at Guantanamo Bay, have been released and sent to the Middle Eastern nation of Oman for resettlement, U.S. Secretary of State Ash Carter said Thursday.  (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

Fewer than 100 Guantanamo prisoners left as 10 leave to Oman

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

Ten prisoners from Yemen who were held at Guantanamo Bay, have been released and sent to the Middle Eastern nation of Oman for resettlement, U.S. Secretary of State Ash Carter said Thursday.  (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
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American, Italian hostages killed in US drone strike

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

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AP Photo/Pablo Martinez MonsivaisCIA Director John Brennan listens during a news conference at CIA headquarters in Langley

CIA chief challenges Senate torture report

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

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez MonsivaisCIA Director John Brennan listens during a news conference at CIA headquarters in Langley
AP Photo/Jacquelyn MartinWhite House press secretary Josh Earnest speaks during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington

US prepares for security risks from torture report

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

AP Photo/Jacquelyn MartinWhite House press secretary Josh Earnest speaks during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez MonsivaisPresident Barack Obama meets with

Iraq strategy: Obama, Congress leaders meeting

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

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez MonsivaisPresident Barack Obama meets with
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez MonsivaisPresident Barack Obama answers questions on violence in Iraq during his meeting with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott

Obama: US will send fresh help to beleaguered Iraq

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

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez MonsivaisPresident Barack Obama answers questions on violence in Iraq during his meeting with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott

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…