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Terrorism

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  • Rebels launch new offensive in northwestern Syria

    Several hard-line Syrian rebel groups pushed a new offensive against government forces in northwestern Syria on Thursday, less than a month after seizing control of the provincial capital there. The conservative Islamic factions, including the al-Qaida-...
  • Proposed ban on ivory sale links old pianos, terrorism

    A debate in Vermont over a proposed ban on the sale of ivory and rhinoceros horns in the small New England state is bringing home much wider issues of international terrorism and animal extinction. The latest concern among supporters of the proposed...
  • Al-Qaida hostage from Md. killed in U.S. drone strike in Pakistan

    Al-Qaida hostage from Md. killed in U.S. drone strike in Pakistan
    — When the U.S. military targeted a suspected al-Qaida compound on the lawless border between Pakistan and Afghanistan in January, President Barack Obama said Thursday, intelligence officials didn't know the group was holding an aid worker from...
  • Obama takes 'full responsibility' for drone strikes that killed hostages

    Obama takes 'full responsibility' for drone strikes that killed hostages
    Blaming the "fog of war," President Barack Obama revealed Thursday that U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan inadvertently killed an American and an Italian, two hostages held by al-Qaida, as well as two other Americans who had leadership roles with the...
  • Syrian American arrested in San Diego on terrorism charge

    Syrian American arrested in San Diego on terrorism charge
    A 24-year-old Syrian American was arrested in San Diego on suspicion of lying to federal officials about his links to the Islamic State terrorist group in Syria. Mohamad Saeed Kodaimati traveled to Turkey from San Diego in late 2012 and was in Turkey...
  • Hostage deaths show risks of US intelligence gaps on al-Qaida

    WASHINGTON The deaths of two hostages in a U.S. attack on an al-Qaida hideout in Pakistan underscore how the lack of accurate, on-the-ground intelligence can have tragic consequences in counterterrorism operations. "The value and efficacy of drone...
  • Adam Gadahn: Al Qaeda terrorist, California native and grandson of a Jew

    Adam Gadahn: Al Qaeda terrorist, California native and grandson of a Jew
    Adam Gadahn was theĀ grandson of a Jewish doctor. He was raised on a ranch in Riverside County and later lived inĀ Orange County, where he found his way to the Islamic Center of Orange County. There, he became increasingly radical in his beliefs,...
  • College of DuPage group remembers slain Kenyan students through art

    College of DuPage group remembers slain Kenyan students through art
    One by one, College of DuPage students, staff and faculty members got down on the floor, a piece of paper with a number written on it affixed to their chests. Professor Jennifer Hereth counted: "No. 23. No. 24. No. 25." Hereth continued to No. 147,...
  • Republicans won't challenge Cuba's removal from terrorism list

    MIAMI Republicans say they will not mount a challenge to President Barack Obama's plan to remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism. U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., met with congressional colleagues last week to map strategy to...
  • Man seeks to erase terrorism conviction, blames attorney

    A California man's long battle to overturn his high-profile terrorism conviction faced a key courtroom test Wednesday. Lawyers for Hamid Hayat argued that their client's trial attorney was incompetent, failing to uncover evidence they say proves his...
  • Minnesota mother shocked that 2 sons face terror charges

    Adnan Abdihamid Farah's parents took his passport away last year when it came in the mail, and his mother would later tell authorities she feared her son would "disappear." She also stopped the 19-year-old from traveling with his brother, Mohamed...