Terrorist attacks and resulting deaths increased sharply last year, according to statistics made public Thursday by the director of national intelligence.
A recent threat by the al Qaeda-affiliated Somali terrorist group al-Shabab to attack shopping malls in Europe and the Mall of America in Minnesota was not credible, according to an internal State Department security report.
A leading human rights organization is calling on President Barack Obama to start getting specific about the massive threat posed by “Islamist fundamentalism.”
As chaos in Yemen continued to escalate, Denis McDonough, the White House chief of staff, appeared on all five major talk shows on Sunday to defend the administration’s counterterrorism efforts in the region.
Are Islamic State terrorists jealous over the attention Al Qaeda has received after the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris?
SANAA (Reuters) – One of two brothers suspected of carrying out the deadly shooting at a French satirical weekly met leading al Qaeda preacher Anwar al Awlaki during a stay in Yemen in 2011, a senior Yemeni intelligence source told Reuters on Friday.