A Pakistani terrorism suspect on trial in New York was among several young recruits under orders by al-Qaeda to infiltrate Western society and pull off the biggest operation since the September 11, 2001 attacks, a prosecutor said Tuesday in opening statements.
British journalist John Cantlie, being held hostage in Syria by the Islamic State (IS) terror group, has appeared in a new video in which he claims the US failed to rescue him and fellow hostages in July.
The Islamic State group poses a smaller global threat than Al-Qaeda despite its recent beheadings of three Westerners, although battle-hardened fighters returning home remain a concern, analysts said on Thursday.
In light of US President Barack Obama's pledge to 'destroy' Sunni extremist group, ISIS, the terror group on Tuesday released a Hollywood-styled trailer which appears to warn of attacks against American force.
A terror group active in West Africa has threatened to target the interests of "France and her allies" in retaliation for France`s military intervention in Mali last year, according to a Mauritanian website frequently used by local jihadists to communicate with the outside world.
Five years after the horrific Mumbai terror attacks, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) is stronger than ever and remains the "favoured instrument" of Pakistani military and the ISI against India, US experts have said.