Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young wants to know why Americans are still fighting in Afghanistan. He has co-sponsored a bill that would end funding for the war in a year, unless the president and Congress affirm the need for it.
U.S. Central Command says the soldiers were conducting a raid against a local al-Qaida affiliate in the region. A former Yemeni minister tells NPR his granddaughter was also killed in the raid.
CCTV footage seems to show airport workers handing off a suitcase to the bomber, who was the only casualty in the attack. He was sucked out of a hole in the side of the plane.
The gunmen attacked a hotel and a cafe in Ouagadougou, the capital of the West African nation. The foreign minister says people have died. Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb has claimed responsibility.
Lucas Kinney, a 26-year-old Brit, is making propaganda videos for an al-Qaida affiliate. He may have learned a thing or two from his father, a Hollywood assistant director who worked on Rambo.
Belmokhtar, a leader of al-Qaida’s arm in North Africa, masterminded the 2013 terrorist attack on an Algerian gas plant in which 38 foreign hostages were killed.
Counterterrorism officials in the U.S. and the United Kingdom have discussed an outright ban on hand-carried luggage aboard airplanes in the wake of reports of a possible attack.
An American development worker and Peace Corps veteran who was kidnapped more than two years ago from his home in Pakistan by men claiming to be affiliated with al-Qaida