The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s effort to inspire troubled Americans to violence has become more of a terror threat to the U.S. than an external attack by al Qaeda, the FBI director said Wednesday.
The leader of al Qaeda’s branch in Syria says they have no plans to attack the West and denies that the so-called Khorasan group exists.
A Maryland man is one of three Americans who was killed recently in counterterrorism operations conducted by the U.S. government, the White House announced Thursday.
Attorneys for Saudi Arabia say a judge should reject claims by families of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks that new evidence – including an interview with the man who became known as the “20th hijacker” – shows agents of the kingdom “directly and knowingly” helped the hijackers.
A video purported to be by Somalia’s al Qaeda-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries.
When the CIA set out to design a program to elicit intelligence from captured terrorists, it turned to two former Air Force psychologists with no practical interrogation experience and no specialized knowledge of al Qaeda, according to a Senate investigation released this week.
Iran is using American-made F-4 Phantom jets purchased during the time of the Shah to bomb positions held by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in eastern Iraq, CBS News correspondent David Martin reports.
An Osama bin Laden prototype doll is being sold by auction, years after the CIA intended to distribute such dolls across Afghanistan in order to scare children into rejecting al-Qaeda as part of project “Devil Eyes.”
The former Navy SEAL who told The Washington Post he shot and killed Osama bin Laden spoke hours after revealing his identity.
A new United Nations report says the world is facing a challenge from foreigners traveling to fight in terror groups on an “unprecedented scale,” with about 15,000 in Syria and Iraq alone.