| Dec 1, 2013
| 2:45 AM
* Abdel Maged fled Egypt after army toppled Mursi in July
* Says country at "precipice", protests will "break coup"
By Tom Perry
CAIRO, Dec 1 (Reuters) - A leader of a hardline Egyptian
Islamist group that fought the state in the 1990s warned that...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Two recent newspaper editorials illustrate the double-mindedness some feel about President Obama's decision to provide small arms and ammunition to Syrian rebels.
The Washington Post headlined an editorial: "No time for half-measures: Syria's rebels need...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Far from being on the brink of collapse, al-Qaida's core leadership remains a potent threat — and one that experts say has encouraged the terror network's spread into more countries today than it was operating in...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:27 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — A senior al-Qaida leader and member of Osama bin Laden's inner circle was due in court to face a charge he plotted against Americans in his role as the terror network's top propagandist who lauded the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 3:57 AM
3 GOP primaries Tuesday, but Romney and Obama act as though the fall campaign is all but set
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Republican front-runner Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are trading jabs even before Republicans vote in their latest...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:47 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A year after the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden, al-Qaida is hobbled and hunted, too busy surviving for the moment to carry out another Sept. 11-style attack on U.S. soil.
But the terrorist network dreams still of payback,...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:48 AM
WASHINGTON (AP)— A U.S. official says a drone strike in Pakistan’s northwest tribal region has killedal-Qaida’s second-in-command.
The death of Abu Yahya al-Libi is a significant blow to the terror network, which has lost a string of...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 4:19 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Authorities are on high alert in Southern California after a series of terror scares struck Los Angeles International Airport during the weekend of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks.
| Jul 8, 2011
| 12:00 PM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — On a cold March morning last year, an Iranian diplomat was flown home nearly 15 months after being kidnapped by gunmen in an ambush on the Pakistani side of the Khyber Pass.
Iran hailed the release as a victory...