| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Passengers flying to the U.S. from some airports in the Middle East and Europe will be put through tougher security screening in response to intelligence that a terrorist group in Yemen has developed a new method for smuggling a bomb onto a jetliner,...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 4:40 AM
SANAA/ADEN (Reuters) - Clashes in the north Yemen town of Omran continued on Sunday between the army and fighters from the Houthi movement after at least 104 people were killed on Saturday, while in the south six soldiers were shot dead by al Qaeda...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 3:11 PM
DUBAI (Reuters) - Two suspected al Qaeda militants blew themselves up on Saturday after being trapped inside a government building in southern Saudi Arabia, the Interior Ministry said, following an attack on a border post with Yemen that also killed...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:20 AM
WASHINGTON The conflict in Iraq presents the sharpest test yet of the foreign policy doctrine of President Barack Obama.
That philosophy, most recently outlined at a May speech at the U.S. Military Academy, resists pressures to intervene militarily at...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 9:35 AM
LONDRES (Reuters) - Gran Bretaña elevó la seguridad en sus aeropuertos ante la preocupación de las autoridades estadounidenses porque miembros de al Qaeda en Siria y Yemen estén desarrollando bombas que podrían ingresar a los aviones sin ser detectadas....
| Jun 25, 2014
The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant is scaring the hell out of everyone. It has infested Syria, overrun Iraq, alarmed Iran and convinced U.S. politicians it's the most dangerous terrorist organization ever.
But frightening everyone isn't a long-...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:35 PM
A military judge isn't backing down from his order to the U.S. government to provide defense lawyers with details of the accused USS Cole bomber's odyssey through the CIA's secret prisons, but he may let prosecutors shield identities of some agents,...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The United States is stepping into its third Iraq war in 24 years. But if President Obama has his way, this one will be fought under different rules.
In a speech at West Point last month, Obama outlined a new "light footprint" approach to fighting...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:23 PM
An extremist Islamist faction operating in war-torn Iraq and Syria has released a video calling upon Westerners to join its ranks, demonstrating the group's media savvy.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria appears to be trying to capitalize on its...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 10:08 PM
In Iraq, an al Qaeda splinter group is threatening Baghdad after seizing control of two cities. In Pakistan, the Taliban attacked a major airport twice in one week. And in Nigeria, the Islamist militant group Boko Haram was blamed for another mass...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 12:34 AM