A U.N. Security Council report has identified an Iran-based senior al-Qaeda fugitive from U.S. justice as the “de facto and uncontested” new leader of the terrorist group.
The U.S. State Department posted a “Worldwide Caution” warning to travelers on its website Tuesday following Sunday’s counterterrorism strike in Afghanistan that killed Osama bin Laden’s successor, Ayman al-Zawahri.
Jihadist militants believed to be members of Islamic State or al-Qaeda murdered over 100 people in northern Burkina Faso on Saturday, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. The United Nations and European Union have condemned the attack and have called for an investigation.
The Islamic terrorist group Al-Qaeda is now reportedly operating with “increased freedom of movement” inside of Taliban-ruled Afghanistan following Democrat President Joe Biden’s disastrous pullout from the country last summer, which resulted in the deaths of numerous U.S. Military personnel.
A Christian aid group has condemned U.S. President Joe Biden’s decision to seize $7 billion in Afghan funds, saying it could increase Islamic extremism.
The United States military on Friday revealed that it had killed a “senior al-Qaeda leader” in Syria using a targeted drone strike.
A suicide bomber from Al-Shabaab, a terror group affiliated with Al-Qaeda, killed at least 11 people in the Somalian capital city of Mogadishu on September 14, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. Posing a major threat to Christians in Somalia, Al-Shabaab is a jihadist terror group whose goal is to overthrow the internationally-supported government and impose its violent brand of extremist Islam on the whole of Somalia.
Victims’ relatives say a released declassified document is a significant step in their effort to connect the 9/11 attacks against the United States to Saudi Arabia.
America and much of the world remembered Saturday, the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people in the United States and prompted a global war on terrorism.
America’s top general said Sunday a future civil war in Afghanistan “is likely” as supporters of the previous Western-backed government fought against the nation’s Islamist Taliban rulers.
The US is intensifying counter-terrorism airstrikes against al-Qaeda affiliates who have increased their attacks in Somalia since the withdrawal of hundreds of American troops this year, Bloomberg News reports. The US Africa Command has confirmed that airstrikes were carried out on July 20 and 23 and on Aug. 1.
Islamic militants have created an online hit list that encourages Muslims to assassinate Christian leaders in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Worthy News established Friday.
Suspected jihadists massacred at least 160 civilians, including around 20 children, in a village in Burkina Faso’s volatile north, the deadliest attack since Islamist violence erupted in the West African country in 2015, local officials said Sunday.
Many Afghan military units surrender to the Islamist militant Taliban group as American troops withdraw, a report said Thursday.
As the shadow war between Iran and Israel appears to be escalating, recent attacks in the Islamic Republic foreshadow an underground network might be active inside Iran, the New York Times reported on Tuesday.
On April 14, 2021, the pro-Al-Qaeda Jaysh Al-Malahim Al-Electroni released the second issue of its magazine Wolves of Manhattan, which included several articles inciting its supporters who live in Western countries to exploit civil unrest to carry out lone wolf attacks.
U.S. President Joe Biden will announce that all American troops will leave war-torn Afghanistan by September 11, officials said.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday accused Iran of harboring al-Qaeda, saying the country has become a “home base” for the terror group.
Suspected Islamist militants have killed scores of people in simultaneous attacks on two villages in Niger, near the border with Mali, security officials said.
A CIA paramilitary officer was killed in operations involving the terror group al-Shabab in Somalia, according to intelligence sources.