War On Terror

April 7, 2013

Al-Qaeda's leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri.
13:03 GMT

Ayman al-Zawahiri urges north African Muslims to join together in one state, while warning France about its intervention in Mali.

March 12, 2013

Abu Qatada on his release from prison in the UK last year.
07:27 GMT

After a decade of appeals, the UK government is still not willing to give up and launches another attempt at deporting the radical cleric.

March 8, 2013

US Senator Kelly Ayotte points to a photo of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith (L) during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI)
12:12 GMT

The son-in-law of the late Osama Bin Laden, who was acting as spokesman for the terrorist organization now faces charges in the U.S.

March 7, 2013

US soldiers guard the notorious Abu Ghraib prison as detainees are released (Getty Images)
12:14 GMT

United Nations special rapporteur responds to a report linking the Pentagon with Iraqi torture centres by calling on the US to release its classified documents relating to rendition.

February 21, 2013

Lebanon's Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah speaking during a televised address from an undisclosed location on February 16.
07:56 GMT

The man accused of plotting to attack Israeli tourists in Cyprus says he is a member of the Lebanese militant group.

February 16, 2013

Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prince Turki Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al-Kabeer opened on Saturday the counter-terrorism conference in Riyadh. (Al Arabiya)
09:15 GMT

The Kingdom begins a global meeting including members of the UN, discussing how to combat terrorism across the world.

February 15, 2013

The debate heats up senate-side over Chuck Hagel
02:00 GMT

Plans afoot for the Republicans to delay Senator Chuck Hagel's nomination as the US secretary of defense have come to light. In return for unblocking their filibuster on the vote, Republicans want information about Libya's embassy attacks.

February 8, 2013

Mohamed al-Arifi defends Osama bin Laden on air.
08:16 GMT

Saudi religious scholar, Mohamed al-Arifi, says al-Qaeda is the victim of bad press in an interview with Al Jazeera.

February 6, 2013

A remote base in Saudi Arabia is being used by the C.I.A. to conduct its drone assassination campaign in Yemen.
08:11 GMT

A remote base in Saudi Arabia is being used by the C.I.A. to conduct its drone assassination campaign in Yemen.

February 5, 2013

The U.S. CIA drone campaign began in 2002, but since President Barack Obama came to office in 2008 there has been a marked upsurge in the use of drones in Yemen, Pakistan and Somalia.
07:26 GMT

The document, obtained by NBC News, shows how senior U.S. officials can act with impunity, outside of normal legal procedures.

February 3, 2013

Yemeni soldiers inspect the site were a suicide car bomb killed 11 soldiers in the city of Saba in central Yemen. (AFP PHOTO/STR)
06:25 GMT

The country's embattled military have pushed al Qaeda militants out of town in the South after three days of clashes.

January 28, 2013

A screenshot taken from a video uploaded on YouTube on May 11, 2012, shows Saudi national Saeed al-Shehri, the co-founder and second-in-command of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. (AFP PHOTO / YOUTUBE)
12:35 GMT

After three foreign hostages are taken by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the country's government move in to try to free them.

January 21, 2013

The drone strike followed the deaths of 13 suspected members of the same group.
13:48 GMT

A U.S. drone strike on a car in Maarib, east of Yemen's capital Sanaa, on Monday killed two suspected al-Qaeda militants.

January 16, 2013

Screen shot posted on jihadist forums by a group calling itself "al-Sahara Media Foundation" reportedly shows al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) fighters preparing for war in northern Mali. (AFP PHOTO / SITE Monitoring Service)
12:45 GMT

Staff at the British Petroleum site in the town of Amenas, near the Libyan border, have reportedly been kidnapped,

Malian people look at a French armoured vehicle as French soldiers leave Bamako and start their deployment to the north of Mali as part of the "Serval" operations on Tuesday. (AFP PHOTO/ ERIC FEFERBERG)
10:35 GMT

Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says everyone needs to get involved in the battle in Mali as part of a global war on terrorism.