Ethnic Uighur jihadists from the restive Xinjiang province are suspected of carrying out a vehicle attack in front of Beijing’s iconic Tiananmen gate on Monday, according to Chinese authorities.
A sport-utility vehicle drove into a crowd of tourists in front of the entrance to China’s imperial Forbidden City located a short distance from the current Chinese leadership compound known as Zhongnanhai.
A U.S. drone strike in Somalia killed two terrorists of the al Qaeda-affiliated group al Shabaab, including a leader of the group, a U.S. official said.
The drone attack took place Monday near the southern town of Jilib when an armed unmanned aerial vehicle equipped with missiles fired on a vehicle in the town, said the official who is knowledgeable of the raid but who spoke on condition of anonymity.
The National Security Administration recorded information about more than 124 billion phone calls during a 30-day period earlier this year, including around 3 billion calls from U.S. sources, according to a tally from top-secret documents released by multiple news outlets.
The National Security Agency recorded information about more than 124 billion phone calls during a 30-day period earlier this year, including around 3 billion calls from U.S. sources, according to a tally from top-secret documents released by multiple news outlets.
U.S. officials on Friday arrested a 25-year-old man from suburban New York and charged him in a five-count indictment with attempting to travel to Yemen to join Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
The Transportation Security Administration, traditionally known for its airport screenings, has been expanding its surveillance reach to major events and other transportation sites as part of a broader strategy to deter terrorist acts.
Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) released a statement Tuesday voicing outrage that captured al Qaeda leader Abu Anas al-Libi will be receiving a trial in federal court in New York.
British law enforcement agencies broke up a terror plot similar to that of the Kenya Westgate mall, CBS News reported Monday.
Terror group al Qaeda has come roaring back in Iraq since U.S. troops withdrew from the country in late 2011.