U.S. Journalist, Home From Hostage Ordeal, Gives Thanks

U.S. Journalist, Home From Hostage Ordeal, Gives Thanks

Boston (AFP) - A U.S. journalist taken hostage by Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Syria thanked those who supported him during his two years in captivity Wednesday, saying he was "ju ...

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Proud Sunni Neighborhood Writhes Under Iraq’s Shiite Security Forces

Proud Sunni Neighborhood Writhes Under Iraq’s Shiite Security Forces

By Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times BAGHDAD -- He fought alongside U.S. troops battling Al Qaeda militants on the streets of Adhamiya, one of Baghdad's most treacherous dis ...

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Benghazi: What New Details Reveal About The ‘Scandal’ — And Its Promoters

Benghazi: What New Details Reveal About The ‘Scandal’ — And Its Promoters

In the years since the terrorist attack that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens, his aide Sean Smith and CIA officers Tyrone Smith and Glen Doherty in Benghazi on September 11, 2012, ...

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At Least 15 Dead As Islamists Strike Again On Kenyan Coast

At Least 15 Dead As Islamists Strike Again On Kenyan Coast

Mpeketoni (Kenya) (AFP) - At least 15 people have been killed in a new attack near Kenya's coast, officials said Tuesday, just 24 hours after Somalia's Shebab rebels massacred clo ...

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Police, Army Flee As al-Qaeda Group Seizes Iraq’s Second Largest City

Police, Army Flee As al-Qaeda Group Seizes Iraq’s Second Largest City

By Mitchell Prothero, McClatchy Foreign Staff ISTANBUL -- Iraqi police and army forces abandoned much of the northern city of Mosul Tuesday after fighters from the Islamic State o ...

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Al-Qaida Rebels Strike Syrian Town Seeking Access To Iraq, Oil

Al-Qaida Rebels Strike Syrian Town Seeking Access To Iraq, Oil

By Mitchell Prothero, McClatchy Foreign Staff BEIRUT — A rogue al-Qaida offshoot Thursday shocked its rivals in the Syrian rebellion with a surprise offensive in far southeastern ...

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More Than 150,000 Killed In Syria Conflict: NGO

More Than 150,000 Killed In Syria Conflict: NGO

Beirut (AFP) -- More than 150,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began in March 2011, a monitoring group said in a new toll released on Tuesday. The Syrian Ob ...

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Bin Laden Son-In-Law Found Guilty On U.S. Terror Charges

Bin Laden Son-In-Law Found Guilty On U.S. Terror Charges

New York (AFP) - A New York jury on Tuesday found Osama bin Laden's son-in-law guilty of conspiracy to kill Americans and supporting terrorists over his role as Al-Qaeda spokesman ...

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Presumed 9/11 Mastermind Rejects Claims About Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law

Presumed 9/11 Mastermind Rejects Claims About Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law

By Tina Susman, Los Angeles Times NEW YORK -- The self-proclaimed architect of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks says a former al-Qaeda spokesman on trial in New York may have been "an ...

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9/11, Al-Qaeda Invoked As Lawyers Begin Arguing Terror Trial

9/11, Al-Qaeda Invoked As Lawyers Begin Arguing Terror Trial

By Tina Susman, Los Angeles Times NEW YORK -- Prosecutors portrayed an alleged al-Qaeda spokesman as a member of Osama bin Laden's inner circle Wednesday as they began trying to c ...

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