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  • How France missed a homegrown terrorism plot

     How France missed a homegrown terrorism plot
    On the streets of Gennevilliers, a working-class suburb north of Paris, residents said there was little indication that a militant bent on warfare on French soil was living in their midst. "He came once a week to pray and minded his own business," Ali...
  • College considered booting al-Qaida blogger, FBI records show

    WASHINGTON A batch of newly released FBI records shows that agents weighed turning a former North Carolina al-Qaida propagandist, Samir Khan, into an informant while the community college he attended considered expelling him over possible security threats...
  • France sees 19,000 cyberattacks since terror rampage

    Hackers have targeted about 19,000 French websites since a rampage by Islamic extremists left 20 dead last week, a top French cyberdefense official said Thursday as the president tried to calm the nation's inflamed religious tensions. France is on...
  • 5 Yemeni detainees released from Guantanamo Bay despite GOP resistance

    5 Yemeni detainees released from Guantanamo Bay despite GOP resistance
    Five detainees were released from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, this week, as the Obama administration continued transferring captives to other countries despite Republican resistance. The five men were reportedly Yemeni but were not released...
  • Paris gunman's safe house could hold clues to 4th attacker amid fear of new strike

    Amedy Coulibaly, the gunman who killed four hostages at a Paris kosher supermarket, rented a small suburban house the week before and filled it with an impressive arsenal of late-model weapons, police said Wednesday. A published report said a search of...
  • Yemen's al-Qaida claims responsibility for assault on Paris magazine, warns of more attacks

    Yemen's al-Qaida branch on Wednesday confirmed it carried out last week's deadly assault on a French satirical newspaper to avenge cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad, as it called for unity among jihadi ranks and vowed more attacks on the West. In...
  • New issue of Charlie Hebdo sells out quickly a week after killings at satirical newspaper

    Parisians lined up Wednesday to empty the newsstands of the first issue of Charlie Hebdo, a week after Islamic extremists attacked the satirical newspaper's office, and French justice officials began cracking down by arresting dozens of people who...
  • 5 Guantanamo prisoners released

    5 Guantanamo prisoners released
    Five men from Yemen were freed from the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after more than a dozen years of captivity and sent to Estonia and Oman for resettlement, U.S. officials said Wednesday, the latest in a wave of releases that have alarmed...
  • 5 Guantanamo Yemeni detainees go to Oman, Estonia

    The United States released five more Yemeni detainees from the prison camps in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Wednesday to far-flung locations four to the Arabian Sea nation of Oman, and a fifth to Estonia in Northern Europe in continuing transfers that have...
  • Yemen branch of Al Qaeda says it planned Paris attack

    Al Qaeda's affiliate in Yemen on Wednesday claimed responsibility for planning and financing last week’s massacre at a satirical magazine in Paris. The assertion came as U.S. intelligence agencies' ability to track the group has been hobbled by...
  • New al-Qaida claim in Paris attack offers no hard evidence of link

    IRBIL, Iraq The top spokesman for the Yemen branch of al-Qaida publicly took credit Wednesday for the bloody attack on a French satirical newspaper, confirming a statement that had been emailed to reporters last week. But the 11-minute video provided...