Lawyer for doctor who helped CIA find Bin Laden gets killed

2015-03-18 10:45

A lawyer who was defending a Pakistani doctor who helped CIA agents hunt Osama bin Laden has been killed, local media report, quoting the police.

Islamist threat 'evolving, more dangerous'

2015-01-19 14:55

European security officials are scrambling to meet a changing and more complex threat from jihadists – made clear in the deadly Paris attacks.

German court jails 4 over al-Qaeda bomb plot

2014-11-13 15:24

A German court has jailed four men for up to nine years for plotting to detonate home-made bombs in a crowd on the orders of jihadist militant network al-Qaeda.


In today's news headlines: Ses'khona People's Rights Movement leader Andile Lili is still in a critical state, the WHO believes closer to ten thousand people have died of Ebola and a former US Navy Seal has identified himself has bin Laden’s killer. Watch.

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13 years after attacks, US still embroiled in terrorism fight

2014-09-12 10:23

A moment of silence across the US has marked the commemoration ceremonies for the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001 that killed nearly 3 000 people.

Air strikes targets al-Shabaab leader

2014-09-02 11:30

US military forces have launched air strikes against the leader of Somalia's al-Shabaab, the government says, claiming 'casualties' but with no details if the main target was killed.

Syrian al-Qaeda reach foothills of Israeli-held Golan

2014-05-22 10:26

Atop the hill of Tel Ahmar just a few kilometres from Israeli forces on the Golan Heights, Syrian Islamist fighters hoist the al-Qaeda flag and praise their mentor Osama bin Laden.

CIA will not stage fake vaccine programmes

2014-05-20 11:35

The White House has promised the US will not use vaccination programmes as cover for spy operations after the move was attempted during the hunt for Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.

Militants attack army HQ in south Yemen

2014-04-02 13:05

A suicide bomber has tried to storm the main gate of the Yemeni army's southern command headquarters in the port city of Aden, a security source says.

Bin Laden son-in-law tells of 9/11 cave chat

2014-03-20 12:50

Osama Bin Laden claimed responsibility for masterminding 9/11 on the night of the attacks, his son-in law says, as he unexpectedly testified at his federal trial in New York on terror charges.


ISIS demands failed female suicide bomber for hostages

2015-01-28 13:24

The ISIS is demanding the release of Sajida al-Rishawi, a jailed woman who attempted to carry out a suicide bombing in Jordan in 2005, in exchange for hostages.

Bin Laden 'shooter' probed by US Navy

2014-12-24 09:33

The former US Navy Seal who claims to be the soldier who fired the shots that killed Osama Bin Laden is being investigated for possibly leaking classified information, the US military has confirmed.

Taking credit for killing bin Laden sparks debate

2014-11-07 14:58

Some special operations service members and veterans are unhappy that one of their own has taken credit publicly for killing Osama bin Laden.

I shot Osama bin Laden – former US Navy Seal

2014-11-07 06:03

A former US Navy Seal who took part in the 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden's compound has broken cover, claiming to be the man who fired the fatal shot which killed the al-Qaeda leader.

Navy Seal shirt from bin Laden raid goes on show

2014-09-08 12:15

A shirt worn by a member of the Navy Seal team during the clandestine raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan in 2011 has gone on show in New York.

Yemeni troops kill 7 suspected al-Qaeda rebels

2014-08-07 12:40

Yemeni security forces have killed seven suspected al-Qaeda militants when they tried to attack an army facility in the volatile eastern region of Wadi Hadramout.

CIA will not use vaccination programs for spying

2014-05-20 15:35

After polio outbreaks, CIA promised never again to use vaccination programs as cover to for spy spying operations.

UK preacher Abu Hamza guilty on terror charges

2014-05-20 09:25

A New York jury convicted UK hate preacher Abu Hamza on 11 kidnapping and terrorism charges, opening the way for a judge to impose what will almost certainly be a life sentence.

No proof torture helped find bin Laden - report

2014-03-31 09:29

A hotly disputed US Senate torture report concludes that water boarding and other harsh interrogation methods has provided no key evidence in the hunt for Osama bin Laden.

Judge bars 9/11 mastermind's testimony in NYC

2014-03-19 09:40

The self-described architect of the 9/11 terror attacks will not be allowed to testify in the terrorism trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, a federal judge in New York says.

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