Followers of al Qaeda and “multiple bad guys” are among the group of 17 detainees that the Obama administration plans to transfer from the Guantanamo Bay military prison as early as this week, according to an individual who has viewed the list of prisoners.
A U.S. taxpayer-funded aid organization has awarded $100,000 to an Islamic charity that has been banned in some countries for providing assistance to Hamas and other terrorism-linked organizations, according to grant information.
Al Qaeda or the Islamic State could launch a mass-casualty attack on U.S. soil if the Obama administration does not alter its current strategy to defeat the terrorist groups, according to a new report that lays out recommendations for a revised U.S. counterterrorism policy.
Al Qaeda terrorists reportedly declared war on the Islamic State Monday following a “dispute” between the groups over a prisoner exchange with the Lebanese army.
U.S. special forces were assisting in a hostage recovery operation at a Mali hotel Friday after multiple gunmen held 170 people inside the Radisson Blu in Bamako.