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Official: FBI finds link between Pensacola gunman, al-Qaida

The FBI has found a link between the gunman in a deadly attack at a military base last December and an al-Qaida operative. That's according to a U.S. official who spoke to The Associated Press on Monday.

White House says bin Laden son killed in US operation

The White House announced Saturday that Hamza bin Laden , the son of the late al-Qaida leader who had become an increasingly prominent figure in the terrorist organization, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region.

US conducts 6 airstrikes against Somalia extremists, 62 dead

Six U.S. airstrikes that killed more than 60 people in a coastal Somali town were pre-emptive strikes to prevent a major extremist attack, according to a Somali intelligence officer.
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump take part in a moment of silence at the White House on Sept. 11, 2017, to mark the 16th anniversary of terror attacks on the US. (Photo: The White House)video

President Trump on 9/11: ‘America cannot be intimidated’

Leading his first commemoration of the solemn 9/11 anniversary, President Donald Trump said Monday that "the living, breathing soul of America wept with grief" for each of the nearly 3,000 lives that were lost on that day 16 years ago.

Prominent Al-Qaida figure killed in US drone strike in Syria

Syrian monitors and a relative of a senior Egyptian al-Qaida figure fighting in Syria say he was killed in a U.S. drone strike there this week.

Burkina Faso hotel attacked by al-Qaida catches fire

Witnesses say the upscale hotel in Burkina Faso's capital that has been attacked by al-Qaida militants has now caught fire. The

Judge orders mentally ill man medicated in terrorism case

A federal judge says a North Carolina man accused of trying to join al-Qaida-linked fighters in Syria should be forcibly injected with anti-psychotic medication to see if that will make him competent to face trial.

Judge to weigh gov’t secrets in NC terror case

A North Carolina man charged with seeking to join an al-Qaida-linked militant group in the civil war in Syria must stay in custody ahead of his trial, and now a federal judge is deciding how to protect government secrets.

Al-Qaida releases video of American hostage

An American hostage abducted in Pakistan by al-Qaida last August says he'll be killed unless President Barack Obama agrees to his captors' demands.

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