Stories tagged: terrorists
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018
Turkey’s president on Saturday criticized anti-war students at a top university, calling them “terrorists” and promising to oust them from their studies.
Thu., Oct. 5, 2017
WASHINGTON – Myanmar’s military crackdown that has caused a half-million Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh could destabilize the region and invite international terrorists, the State Department said Thursday. But …
UPDATED: Sat., July 29, 2017
Police disrupted a terrorist plot to bring down an airplane and arrested four men on Saturday in raids on homes in several Sydney suburbs, the prime minister said on Sunday.
Fri., July 21, 2017
An al-Qaida suspect linked to a plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist has been brought to Philadelphia from Spain to face terrorism charges in federal court, despite President Donald Trump’s …
Sun., June 11, 2017
The London Bridge attackers wore fake suicide belts to create “maximum fear” as they carried out their rampage, police said Sunday.
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017
Four days after a suicide bombing plunged Britain into mourning, political campaigning for a general election in two weeks resumed Friday with the main opposition leader linking acts of terrorism …
Fri., April 28, 2017
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a bombing that targeted a police station in Baghdad’s center Friday night, and Iraqi officials said the blast killed four people and wounded …
Tue., April 11, 2017
A group of military lawyers who work at the Guantanamo Bay prison are expected to file a lawsuit Tuesday against the Department of Defense, saying they have been forced to …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 26, 2017
The Pentagon wants to expand the military’s ability to battle al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia, potentially putting U.S. forces closer to the fight against a stubborn extremist group that has plotted …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017
With little more than two weeks left in the Obama administration, and Congress on notice of a series of looming detainee transfers, President-elect Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday for a cessation …
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016
With the clock ticking toward a possible halt in detainee transfers, the Pentagon disclosed Tuesday that the Obama administration parole panel has cleared another Yemeni “forever prisoner” – raising to …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016
Authorities have identified a Belgian named Oussama Atar as the possible organizer of deadly Islamic State attacks on Paris and Brussels over the past year.
Sun., Sept. 11, 2016
With solemn ceremonies and prayers, moments of silence and the ringing of bells, the nation Sunday marked the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks that killed 2,977 people …
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016
The flow of foreign fighters to the ranks of the Islamic State – once a mighty current of thousands of radicalized men and women converging on Syrian and Iraqi battlefields …
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016
Marge Mathers, 75, is a 9/11 widow from New Jersey who “fled to Texas” in 2002 after her husband was killed in the World Trade Center.
Sun., July 17, 2016
Who should lead this war in the American theater is the question before us this convention month.
Fri., July 15, 2016
Newly declassified pages from a congressional report into 9/11 released Friday have reignited speculation that some of the hijackers had links to Saudis, including government officials – allegations that were …
Fri., July 8, 2016
The U.S. Central Command says the military has conducted two counterterrorism airstrikes targeting al-Qaida’s branch in southern Yemen this month, killing four al-Qaida operatives.
Mon., July 4, 2016
Some of the hostages rescued from the weekend attack on an upscale restaurant in Bangladesh’s capital were questioned Monday by investigators searching for clues about the possible masterminds behind the …
Sat., July 2, 2016
Fifty-two people are still being treated in the hospital four days after suicide bombing attacks at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport killed at least 44 others, the city’s governor said Saturday.
Fri., May 27, 2016
Donald Trump is “a small man” for accepting $150,000 from a federal fund for small businesses hurt by the Sept. 11 attacks and should return the money or donate it …
Thu., May 5, 2016
The chair of the U.N. committee monitoring sanctions against extremists says the Islamic State group is looking to increase revenue from taxation, smuggling antiquities “and potentially kidnap for ransom” following …
Fri., April 29, 2016
A senior Pentagon official criticized the House Republican-led investigation into the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, saying the panel has made a “crescendo” of costly, duplicative and unnecessary requests, including …
Mon., April 25, 2016
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed that the decapitated head of a Caucasian male recovered Monday night in the southern Philippines belong to one two Canadians taken hostage by Abu …
Wed., April 20, 2016
Gunmen on motorcycles shot and killed seven Pakistani police officers involved in a polio vaccination campaign in two separate attacks Wednesday in the port city of Karachi, police said.
Wed., April 13, 2016
Secretary of State John Kerry has a message to the world: The U.S. opposes torture.
Sat., April 2, 2016
A partial, symbolic airline service will begin Sunday at Brussels Airport after a 12-day shutdown of passenger service caused by a deadly bombing attack, the airport’s chief executive said Saturday.
Sat., April 2, 2016
World leaders declared progress Friday in safeguarding nuclear materials sought by terrorists and wayward nations, even as President Barack Obama acknowledged the task was far from finished.
Wed., March 23, 2016
Al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden had to rely on video and audio messages recorded in remote hideouts and delivered to international television networks by supporters to claim responsibility for the …
Wed., March 23, 2016
Americans have been killed by prisoners released from the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a senior Obama administration official told lawmakers Wednesday, triggering sharp criticism from Republicans opposed to …