Paris Attack Suspect Met Prominent Al Qaeda Preacher in Yemen

A call for witnesses released by the Paris Prefecture de Police January 8, 2015 shows the photos of two brothers Cherif Kouachi (L) and Said Kouachi, who are considered armed and dangerous, and are actively being sought in the investigation of the shooting at the Paris offices of satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday

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.

9/11 Hearing on Skids Following Senate Report, FBI Spying Claims

Guantanamo Bay Naval Base / AP

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE—It is “highly unlikely” that the 9/11 military hearings scheduled to resume this week will do so amid new revelations in a report about treatment of detainees released by Senate Democrats last week and more recent accusations that the FBI enlisted a mole to spy on defense lawyers representing the accused terrorists, according to sources familiar with internal deliberations.

Islamic State, Assad Dancing Around Each Other on Battlefield

This undated image posted on Aug. 27, 2014 by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, a Syrian opposition group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows a fighter of the Islamic State group waving their flag from inside a captured government fighter jet

A new report released by Jane’s Terrorism and Insurgency Center shows that the majority of the Islamic State’s military activities in Syria have focused on non-governmental opposition groups, while only a small percentage have targeted the regime of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.