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  • Time to leave Iraq

    Time to leave Iraq
    President Barack Obama's announcement Friday that American troops will be out of Iraq by the end of the year was greeted with jeers in Congress and on the presidential campaign trail from Republicans who said the U.S. was ignominiously bowing to...
  • Al-Qaida after bin Laden

    Al-Qaida after bin Laden
    One year after Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. Navy SEALs at his safe house in Pakistan, a substantially weakened al-Qaida and its affiliates continue to pose a threat to the West. The Pakistan-based group's leadership has been decimated by drone...
  • U.S. moves prisoners from Afghanistan to Pakistan, Yemen

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has moved 11 new prisoners out of a military prison near the Afghan capital, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, as the Obama administration seeks to shut down a controversial detainee program in Afghanistan ahead of...
  • Kidnappers free American missing in Syria since 2012

    Kidnappers free American missing in Syria since 2012
    (Reuters) - Al Qaeda-linked militants in Syria on Sunday freed an American writer missing since 2012 following what officials said were efforts by the Gulf Arab state of Qatar to win his release. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said in a statement...
  • Islamic extremists seize Syrian military base, then behead captured government soldiers

    ISTANBUL Islamic extremists captured a major government military airport in Raqqa, eastern Syria, on Sunday, completing their takeover of the entire province and dealing a humiliating blow to President Bashar Assad. The victory is further evidence that...
  • Talks on new Yemeni government collapse over Shi'ite Houthi subsidy demands

    SANAA (Reuters) - Talks on forming a new Yemeni government collapsed on Sunday over demands by Shi'ite Muslim Houthis to restore fuel subsidies cut by President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, officials said, and further demonstrations in the capital Sanaa were...
  • Saudi court sentences one to death, 13 to jail, for attacks

    RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabian court on Monday sentenced one man to death and 13 others to prison terms of up to 30 years for their part in a series of militant attacks against government and foreign targets last decade, state media reported. The...
  • Drone kills three suspected al Qaeda militants in Yemen

    Drone kills three suspected al Qaeda militants in Yemen
    A drone attack killed three suspected al Qaeda militants on Saturday in Yemen's eastern Hadramout province, a local official told Reuters. "The three armed men were traveling in a vehicle along a desert stretch between Yemen and Saudi Arabia's border...
  • Two soldiers, four militants killed in eastern Yemen: official

    ADEN (Reuters) - Two Yemeni soldiers and four suspected militants were killed when soldiers raided a house used by insurgents in the restive eastern province of Hadramout, a local security official said on Sunday. Hadramout has seen an increased level of...
  • Yemen's AQAP calls on Islamists to target America after Iraq air strikes

    SANAA (Reuters) - Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, one of the group's deadliest franchises, called on Islamists to target the United States, after Washington launched air strikes in Iraq against Islamist militants who operate as the Islamic State. In a...
  • Plot to kill former Yemeni president with bomb in tunnel under compound foiled -aide

    SANAA (Reuters) - An aide to Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Thursday his security team had uncovered a plot to kill him with explosives planted in a tunnel running to a mosque inside his residential compound in Sanaa. Yemen's...
  • Army judge orders solo hearing for alleged 9/11 plotter at Guant�namo

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba The military judge in charge of the Sept. 11 terrorism trial has decided to start this week's pretrial hearings with just one of the alleged plotters, Ramzi bin al Shibh, at the war court on Monday. At issue: The Pentagon...