The leader of the Al-Qaeda terrorist organization, Ayman al-Zawahiri, was confirmed to have been killed in a drone strike carried out by the C.I.A. over the past weekend. President Joe Biden addressed the nation on Monday evening, confirming the strike and reaffirming the U.S.' goal of combatting terror.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has ravaged the Middle East region and is designated a terrorist group by several nations. With the Islamists placing large portions of Iraq and Syria under its control, it is now seen as a very valid threat. […]
A subset of al-Qaida is claiming responsibility for the nearly disastrous incident that occurred on Christmas when a Nigerian passenger attempted to detonate a bomb on a U.S. airplane. 23-year-old Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was arrested Friday after trying to set off explosives on a flight from Amsterdam to Detroit. The group released a statement on […]
Three people believed to be associates of al-Qaida have been taken into federal custody and accused of dropping off drugs in Africa to fund future terrorist attacks. The three men were arrested in Ghana and mark the first time the U.S. has been able to link drug trafficking in Africa to al-Qaida. According to the […]