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  • French security forces kill gunmen to end terror rampage; 20 dead in 3 days of violence

    With explosions and gunfire, security forces Friday ended three days of terror around Paris, killing the two al-Qaida-linked brothers who staged a murderous rampage at a satirical newspaper and an accomplice who seized hostages at a kosher supermarket...
  • Suspicions grow of Yemen link to Paris gunmen

    IRBIL, Iraq As French police and security forces scoured the country for the two brothers suspected of massacring 12 people at the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, intelligence officials in Europe and the United States were conducting a search of...
  • French police detain 9 in hunt for 2 brothers in Paris newspaper attack; widen terror alert

    Police SWAT teams backed by helicopters tracked two heavily armed brothers with al-Qaida sympathies suspected in the newsroom massacre of a satirical French weekly that spoofed Islam, homing in Thursday on a region north of Paris as the nation mourned the...
  • U.S. investigating depth of Al Qaeda group's ties to attack in France

    U.S. intelligence officials are looking closely at what role Al Qaeda's affiliate in Yemen may have played in the attack on a newspaper office in Paris this week that killed 12 after determining that one of the gunmen trained with the terrorist group....
  • N.Y. judge sentences Islamic cleric to life in prison on terror charges

    An Egyptian-born cleric was sentenced to life in prison on Friday on a variety of terrorism charges including taking part in the abduction of Western hostages in Yemen and working to set up a terrorist training camp in rural Oregon. Mustafa Kamel...
  • Closing Guantanamo

    President Barack Obama appears to be renewing an effort to fulfill his 2009 pledge to close the Guantanamo detention facility in Cuba and either repatriate the terrorist suspects held there to other countries that are willing to take them or bring them to...
  • French Security Forces Kill Gunmen, End Hostage Sieges

    PARIS — With explosions and gunfire, security forces Friday ended three days of terror around Paris, killing the two al-Qaida-linked brothers who staged a murderous rampage at a satirical newspaper and an accomplice who seized hostages at a kosher...
  • Al-Qaida member in Yemen says the group directed the Paris attack

    Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula directed the attack against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris "as revenge for the honor" of Islam's Prophet Muhammad, a member of the group told The Associated Press on Friday. At least one of the...
  • Al-Qaida in Yemen claims responsibility for bloody Paris terror attacks

    PARIS France's worst terrorist crisis in recent memory ended bloodily Friday, with the murders of another four innocent Parisians and the deaths in two separate police standoffs of the main suspects in the Charlie Hebdo slayings that left France...
  • Yemen's al-Qaida wins new support from Sunni tribesmen angered by expansion of Shiite rebels

    Al-Qaida's branch in Yemen is surging in strength, finding new support and recruits among the country's Sunni tribesmen, in a backlash to drone strikes and the rise to power of Shiite rebels who have taken over the capital and other parts of the country,...
  • Yemen car bomb attack kills more than 50 at police academy

    An explosives-laden vehicle driven by a suicide bomber blew up Wednesday at the gates of a police academy in the Yemeni capital, killing more than 50 people, injuring dozens of others and leaving a trail of mangled bodies and twisted wreckage, medical...