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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Bin Laden Son-In-Law Terror Trial Opens In New York

Bin Laden Son-In-Law Terror Trial Opens In New York

New York (AFP) - The terror trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and former Al-Qaeda spokesman opened in New York on Monday amid razor-tight security at the Manhattan court house ...

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Reports: U.S. Weighs Drone Strike Against American

Reports: U.S. Weighs Drone Strike Against American

Washington (AFP) - The U.S. government is debating whether to kill an American citizen abroad who is allegedly part of the Al-Qaeda network and plotting attacks against the United ...

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Kerry Tells Senators That Obama Syria Policy Is Collapsing

Kerry Tells Senators That Obama Syria Policy Is Collapsing

Feb. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Two prominent Republican senators say that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told them -- along with 13 other members of a bipartisan congressional delegati ...

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U.S. To Sell 24 Apache Helicopters To Iraq

U.S. To Sell 24 Apache Helicopters To Iraq

Washington (AFP) - The Pentagon informed Congress on Monday it plans to sell 24 Apache attack helicopters to Iraq in a deal worth $4.8 billion, officials said, as Baghdad battles ...

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Gates: Obama Didn’t Believe His Own War Strategy

Gates: Obama Didn’t Believe His Own War Strategy

Washington (AFP) – Former defense secretary Robert Gates has delivered a scathing critique of President Barack Obama’s handling of the war in Afghanistan in a revealing new memoir ...

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