Nigerian troops rescued nearly 300 girls and women during an offensive Tuesday against Boko Haram militants in the northeastern Sambisa Forest.  (AFP PHOTO/STEPHANE YAS )

Official: Boko Haram Using Civilians As Human Shields

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram is using an unknown number of civilians as human shields as its fighters flee an offensive by multinational forces, a top Nigerian official said Wednesday. Mike Omeri, the director […]


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US, Canadian Med Students Traveled to Syria Territory Controlled By Islamic State, Lawmaker Says

A Turkish opposition lawmaker said Monday that an American and a Canadian are among a group of doctors and medical students believed to have traveled from Turkey into territory in Syria controlled by the Islamic State group.


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Iraq Says Islamic State Militants ‘Bulldozed’ Ancient Site

Islamic State militants “bulldozed” the renowned archaeological site of the ancient city of Nimrud in northern Iraq on Thursday using heavy military vehicles, the government said.


A policeman secures the area in front of the White House after blasts rocked the finish line of the Boston marathon.  (credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Boston Marathon Blasts Put World’s Cities On Alert

The deadly explosions at the Boston Marathon reverberated on both sides of the Atlantic as cities from Los Angeles to London saw a surge in security.


Yemeni al-Qaeda leader Fahd al-Quso stands behind the bars at a court in Sanaa during the trial for six militants charged over the USS Cole bombing in Yemen's Aden port. (credit: KHALED FAZAA/AFP/GettyImages)

Al-Qaeda Setback: Terror Group Fails In Bomb Plots Past 3 Years

Over the past three years, al-Qaeda bomb makers in Yemen have developed three fiendishly clever devices in hopes of attacking airplanes in the skies above the United States.


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FBI Search Of Arlington Home Connected To Thwarted Terror Plot

An Arlington County Police and FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force investigation being conducted at home in Douglas Park, Va. is related to the thwarted terror attempt at the U.S. Capitol on Friday.