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Va. Woman Charged with Helping al-Qaida-Linked Group

Two women have been charged with funneling money to the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia.

07/23/2014

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Obama: U.S. Will Send Fresh Help To Beleaguered Iraq

Islamic militants have seized large parts of central Iraq, including its second-largest city Mosul.

06/12/2014

This image reviewed by the U.S. military shows the guard tower at the entrance to "Camp Five" and "Camp Six" detention facilities of the Joint Detention Group at the U.S. Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Jan. 19, 2012. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Blinded Soldier, Widow Sue Former Gitmo Prisoner

An American soldier blinded in Afghanistan and the widow of another soldier killed there have filed a $44.7 million wrongful death and injury lawsuit against a Canadian man who was held at Guantanamo Bay and pleaded guilty to committing war crimes when he was 15.

05/26/2014

Shiite Muslims display a model of an American drone in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on April 19, 2014. (MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Drone Strike In Yemen Kills 9 Al Qaida Members

Witness says an American UAV struck a white SUV carrying militants.

04/19/2014

File photo of American Airlines jets. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dutch Arrest Girl Whose Tweet Threatened Airline

Police in the Netherlands have arrested a 14-year-old girl on suspicion of threatening American Airlines in a tweet.

04/14/2014

This image reviewed by the U.S. military shows the guard tower at the entrance to "Camp Five" and "Camp Six" detention facilities of the Joint Detention Group at the U.S. Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Jan. 19, 2012. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Guantanamo Prisoner Goes Before Military Tribunal

A Guantanamo Bay prisoner is facing war crimes charges for allegedly helping plan the suicide bombing of an oil tanker off Yemen in 2002 that killed a crewman and wounded a dozen others.

02/20/2014

The federal immigration court system should be separated from the Justice Department and operated independently of federal law enforcement, the top two leaders of the immigration judges' union said Wednesday. credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Government Secrets At Heart Of Terrorism Trial

The government wants to keep some evidence secret from the public in the case of a North Carolina man charged with trying to join an al-Qaida-linked group.

01/17/2014

A rebel fighter in the northern Syrian city of Allepo. (MOHAMMED WESAM/AFP/Getty Images)

500 Reported Killed In Rebel Infighting In Syria

Rebel-on-rebel clashes have overshadowed the fight against president Bashar Assad.

01/11/2014

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Boehner: US Should Help Iraq in Anti-Terror Fight

House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that the United States should provide more equipment and other aid to the Iraqi government in its battle against al-Qaida militants, but he ruled out a reintroduction of U.S. troops for now.

01/09/2014

A bullet hole is seen on the window of a shop in the Anbar provincial capital Ramadi, as clashes rage between Iraqi security forces and militants in the province on January 5, 2013. Ramadi and the city of Fallujah, both west of Baghdad, have been held by militants for days, harkening back to the years after the 2003 US-led invasion when both cities were insurgent strongholds. Iraq is preparing a "major attack" to retake militant-held Fallujah, a senior official said on January 5, spelling a new assault for the city, west of Baghdad, where US forces repeatedly battled insurgents. (Photo by AZHAR SHALLAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Reversals In Hard-Won Iraqi City Vex Veterans

The image of two charred American bodies hanging from a bridge as a jubilant crowd pelted them with shoes seared the name Fallujah into the American psyche. The brutal house-to-house battle to tame the Iraqi insurgent stronghold cemented its place in U.S. military history.

01/08/2014

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