Saudi-led alliance concerned by US legislation on September 11 suits

A Saudi-led Gulf alliance on Monday said it was “extremely worried” about the US Congress’ passage of legislation allowing families of those killed in the September 11 suicide hijackings to sue...

Yemeni officials say southern town recaptured from al-Qaeda

Forces loyal to Yemen's internationally recognized government have recaptured a southern provincial capital from al-Qaeda militants, military officials said Sunday.

Syria's al-Nusra Front splits from al-Qaeda terrorist network

Al-Nusra Front, al-Qaeda's branch in Syria, will split from the terrorist network and change its name to Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (Front for the Conquest of Levant), its leader said in a video on...

Al-Qaeda claims responsibility for attacks on UN in Mali

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) Wednesday claimed responsibility for killing four United Nations staff members and injuring dozens during attacks on two UN sites in Mali.

Report: Al-Qaeda received 11 million dollars for Spanish reporters

More than 11 million dollars were paid to obtain the recent release of three Spanish journalists held by al-Qaeda in Syria, a report by a Turkish pro-government newspaper said on Monday.

Raids kill at least 16 from al-Qaeda linked al-Nusra Front in Idlib

At least 16 fighters, including a high-ranking official from the the al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front were killed Thursday in air raids on Syria's north-western Idlib province, a monitoring group...

Al-Qaeda Syria branch seizes key village from regime forces: monitor

Islamist rebels led by al-Qaeda's Syria branch, al-Nusra Front, seized a key village loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and kidnapped dozens of people, a monitoring group reported Thursday...

Murder of Bangladesh gay rights activists claimed by al-Qaeda branch

A Bangladeshi extremist group affiliated with al-Qaeda on Tuesday claimed this week's killing of two gay rights activists.

Hadi loyalists take control of key Yemen city after al-Qaeda withdraw

Local forces loyal to Yemeni President Abd Rabu Mansour Hadi Monday took control of government buildings in the south-eastern provincial capital of Mukalla after al-Qaeda forces withdrew overnight...

Suspected al-Qaeda insurgents kill 19 Yemeni soldiers

Insurgents linked to al-Qaeda on Saturday shot dead 19 government soldiers in an attack in southern Yemen, local residents said.

Protests simmer in north-western Syria despite al-Nusra crackdown

Activists in north-western Syria criticized Monday a worsening crackdown by al-Qaeda’s al-Nusra Front, following clashes in recent days which gave the extremists a stronger foothold in Idlib, the...

Senior al-Qaeda leader killed in Yemen airstrike, officials say

A senior leader of al-Qaeda was killed Thursday in a US drone strike in southern Yemen, security officials said. 

Australian charged with possession of al-Qaeda terror manual

An Australian man arrested in an anti-terrorism sting allegedly possessed bomb-making instructions and an al-Qaeda document detailing how to carry out a terrorist attack, police said Tuesday.

Al-Qaeda chief calls for attacks on Saudi Arabia after executions

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri on Thursday called on followers to attack Saudi Arabia and its allies in retaliation for the country's execution of 43 members of the terrorist network.