Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri on Thursday called on Iraq’s Sunnis to prepare for a “long guerrilla” war as Islamic State militants lost more land near their de facto capital Mosul.
Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R., N.H.) released an unclassified Pentagon report on Wednesday detailing the extremist backgrounds of more than 100 detainees held or recently released from Guantanamo Bay military prison.
Officials from the U.S. military’s Central Command distorted intelligence reports to make the American-led campaign against the Islamic State and al Qaeda appear more successful than it actually was, a House Republican task force found.
Europe is facing an increasing risk of “lone wolf” terrorist attacks that have become a “favored tactic” for jihadist groups like ISIS and al Qaeda, the continent’s policing agency warned in a report Wednesday.
The Obama administration announced Wednesday that it has sanctioned “three al Qaeda senior members located in Iran” for funneling money and moving terrorist operative across the Middle East, according to an announcement by the Treasury Department.
A militant with a $10 million U.S. bounty on his head, who is also one of the most wanted men in India, walks free in Pakistan, giving public speeches criticizing Washington and New Delhi.
The English language al-Qaeda magazine Inspire, which disseminates articles supporting jihad, released a special issue earlier this month praising the terrorist attack in Orlando and calling for more like it.
The Pentagon confirmed Friday that the U.S. has had troops on the ground in Yemen for roughly two weeks.