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Al-Qaeda releases video of American hostage

In a video released on Sunday by al-Qaeda, American hostage Warren Weinstein said he will be killed unless President Barack Obama agrees to the militant group's demands.

"My life is in your hands, Mr

'Qaeda' kills 20 Yemen troops after leader eliminated

Suspected al-Qaeda gunmen killed at least 20 soldiers in attacks on two army posts in southern Yemen on Monday, a day after a wanted top militant died in an air raid, a military official said.


Bin Laden had disdain for Al-Qaeda affiliates: Documents


Osama bin Laden showed disdain for Al-Qaeda affiliates, fretted about his organisation's image and was deeply worried about its security, according to documents seized from his hideout in Pakistan and

9/11 mastermind, co-plotters to be arraigned

The self-confessed mastermind of the 9/11 attacks and four co-accused will be formally arraigned on Saturday at Guantanamo Bay, a last step before a long-awaited trial after years of legal delays.


Al-Qaeda magazine back, calls for firebombs in US

Al-Qaeda's English-language magazine has reappeared months after its founders were killed in a US missile strike, with calls for firebomb campaigns in the United States and chemical weapons attacks.

Pakistan claims credit a year after Osama killing

The Pakistan government and its armed forces played a vital role in tracking down al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden through a mobile phone SIM, says Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar.

Ahmed Mukhtar said it

Al-Qaeda providing free electricity in Yemen

The Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has started offering free electricity and gas to villagers in Yemen's restive southern region, according to a Saudi daily.

The al-Sharq al-Awsat daily sai

One year on after Osama bin Laden's death but no changes in Pakistan


Nothing has changed for terror-hit Pakistan as the world marks the first anniversary of Al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden’s killing.

“Pakistan faces the same problems. Terrorists are hitting at will a

'Time of war' is done, now time for renewal: Obama


President Barack Obama said on Wednesday a 'time of war' was ending in a moment of American renewal, on a secret trip to Afghanistan a year after ordering the death of Osama bin Laden.

In a highly po

Eight killed in Kabul attack after Obama visit


Eight people were killed and 17 injured in suicide bombings and a gunbattle in the Afghan capital on Wednesday, hours after US President Barack Obama's Kabul visit that came exactly a year after al- Q

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