| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:26 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- An Al Qaeda-linked militia in northern Mali has claimed responsibility for the killing of two French journalists in the northern town of Kidal.
The Radio France International journalists, Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon,...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 12:00 PM
What with taking off our shoes and belts at airports, discovering the feds are hoovering up all our phone records, and watching drone strikes and SEAL raids around the globe, it's sometimes easy to forget that America has escaped the horror of another...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:14 PM
WASHINGTON — The undercover FBI informant warned Pakistani immigrant Basit Javed Sheikh that it was not too late to back out. "You don't have to do it," he told Sheikh in a private Facebook message Oct. 17.
But Sheikh, 29, a permanent U.S....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:53 AM
BAGHDAD — A suicide attacker and twin bomb blast Thursday targeted Shiites marking a somber religious ritual in Iraq, killing at least 41 people and wounding more than 100, officials said.
The ritual, known as Ashoura, is observed every year...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:51 PM
WASHINGTON — The terrorist threat to Americans is greater overseas than at home and is significantly lower than before the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, continuing a years-long trend, U.S. officials told a Senate committee Thursday.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 11:35 AM
BEIRUT -- A major Syrian rebel group confirmed Monday the death of its military chief, signifying another blow to opposition forces reeling from government counter-attacks, internal divisions and Western alarm about the rapid growth of extremist...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:21 PM
A Garden Grove man was charged Friday with trying to support Al Qaeda and making false statements on his passport, according to the U.S. Attorney's office in Los Angeles.
Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen, also known as Hasan Abu Omar Ghannoum, was scheduled to...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:29 PM
A Little Saigon man accused of plotting to become a foot soldier for Al Qaeda appeared in federal court Friday and pleaded not guilty to federal terrorism charges.
Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen, who changed his name to Hasan Abu Omar Ghannoum after converting to...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 9:27 AM
The family of an Orange County man accused of aiding Al Qaeda expressed shock at the allegations.
The man was pulled off a Mexico-bound bus in Santa Ana and arrested Friday by federal officials who said he was aiding Al Qaeda and planned to become a...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — The Somali warlord who claims responsibility for last month's shopping mall attack in Kenya is a man so ruthless and ambitious that even hardened militants fear him.
According to some Islamist fighters in Somalia,...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 4:28 PM
An Orange County security guard accused of trying to make his way to Syria to aid a terrorist group was a religious man and not an Al Qaeda supporter, his brother said in an interview Monday.
"I believe this is a time that he was looking for God,"...