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Topic - al Qaeda
The trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and al-Qaida spokesman after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks resumes Monday with the airing of testimony from a London resident who says he participated in a 2001 shoe-bomb plot.
International intelligence agencies joined the investigation Sunday into the two passengers who boarded the missing Boeing 777 jetliner with stolen passports, as Malaysian authorities revealed that radar images showed the plane may have turned back before vanishing.
Afghanistan's influential Vice President Mohammad Qasim Fahim, a leading commander in the alliance that fought the Taliban who was later accused with other warlords of targeting civilian areas during the country's civil war, died Sunday. He was 57.
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As Vietnam authorities reported Sunday they may have found a door belonging to the Malaysian Airlines jet that disappeared over the weekend, U.S. lawmakers Sunday openly considered the possibility that terrorism is to blame.
Suspected al-Qaida militants fired rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machineguns at a military base in southern Yemen on Saturday, killing two soldiers guarding its gate, a senior military official said.
Saudi Arabia identified the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group along with al-Qaida and others Friday, warning those who join them or support them they could face five to 30 years in prison.
Al Qaeda operatives in Yemen killed an accused American spy Thursday in the city of Al Shajar and then hung him from a soccer goalpost for everyone to see.
Sen. Marco Rubio made a strong pitch for an engaged America around the world in a foreign policy-heavy speech Thursday at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), saying that the United States must be be a world leader — and not a dictator.
Al-Qaida militants in Yemen killed one of their own men Thursday, hanging his body from a street light after accusing him of spying for the United States, officials said.
The State Department has a verified account dedicated to needling jihadists or, in its words, speaking "truths about terrorism."
Through his attorney and on his own, Basit Sheikh told a federal judge the following things Thursday: He wants to represent himself on charges he tried to join an al-Qaida-linked militant group. He wants his family to hire another attorney. And he will leave the country voluntarily if the government drops the charges.
An American who trained at an al-Qaida camp in Afghanistan in the spring of 2001 before losing his nerve testified Thursday how he encountered Osama bin Laden and the terror group's spokesman at a safe house - and that bin Laden hinted that a suicide attack on U.S. soil was in the works.
Our country is currently in a struggle between the need to protect our citizens from terrorism and the need to protect the civil liberties of our citizens.
What happens when the U.S. government participates in toppling foreign governments in the name of spreading democracy?