Pentagon Officials Believe US Airstrike Killed Al-Qaida LeaderPentagon officials say they believe they hit their target — the one-eyed, al-Qaida-linked commander who led a deadly attack on an Algerian gas facility in 2013. But uncertainty still surrounds the U.S. airstrike in eastern Libya, and whether Mokhtar Belmokhtar was actually among the militants said to have been killed in the bombing.
John Kerry Becomes First Secretary Of State To Visit SomaliaKerry's visit was designed to show support for the fragile Somali government in its fight against al-Qaida allied militants.
The Stories of 4 People Killed By U.S. DronesA look at the lives of four men — two Western hostages and two American terror suspects — who were killed by CIA drone strikes in Pakistan.
Reputed Al-Qaida Operative To Represent Himself In US Terrorism Trial
Al-Qaida In Yemen Claims To Have Directed Paris AttacksTerror group claims it was behind the attack at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris "as revenge for the honor" of Islam's Prophet Muhammad.
Study: Jihadist Violence Killed More Than 5,000 People Worldwide Last MonthJihadist violence killed more than 5,000 people worldwide last month, a study by the BBC found.
Navy SEAL Whose Shots Killed Bin Laden Goes PublicThe retired Navy SEAL who says he shot al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in the forehead publicly identified himself Thursday amid a debate among special operations brethren about whether they should break silence about their secret missions.
US Official: Top Bomb-Maker, French Militant Hit In Syrian AirstrikesA senior U.S. official says American airstrikes overnight in Syria targeted a cell of al-Qaida militants, hitting and possibly killing a top bomb-maker in the group.
UN: Growing Number Of Foreigners In Terror Groups, Social Media AidingA 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.
US: ISIS Earns $1M Per Day In Black Market Oil SalesIslamic State militants are amassing wealth at an unprecedented pace, earning about $1 million a day from black market oil sales alone, a Treasury Department official said Thursday.
French Tourist Beheaded By ISIS Copycat Group In AlgeriaMountaineer Herve Gourdel was kidnapped Sunday while hiking in Algeria. A splinter group from al-Qaida posted a video saying his death was revenge for French participation in airstrikes against the Islamic State.
Obama Calls For Dismantling IS 'Network Of Death'President Barack Obama declared that the world is at a "crossroads between war and peace" Wednesday vowing to lead a coalition to dismantle the Islamic State militant group's "network of death."