31 rebels killed in Syria blast

 An explosion at a rebels` meeting in Syria`s northwestern province of Idlib killed 31 of them, a monitor group reported on Saturday.

Libya magnet for jihadists from Tunisia and beyond

 Lawless Libya has become a magnet for radical militants who receive weapons training in jihadist camps before launching deadly attacks in other countries, like last week`s beach massacre in Tunisia.

Top Tunisian jihadist killed by US strike in Libya: Report

A top Tunisian jihadist and associate of late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed by a US airstrike in Libya last month, The New York Times reported.

Pakistan claims killing of key al Qaeda commander

 Pakistani officials Wednesday said they had killed a senior al Qaeda commander and three other militants in a raid earlier this week in eastern Punjab province.

Italy, Albania in anti-jihadist swoop

 Italian and Albanian police on Wednesday arrested 10 people they believe were on the verge of travelling to Syria to join the Islamic State group, judicial sources said.

Video shows Syria rebel group executing 18 Islamic State fighters
Video shows Syria rebel group executing 18 Islamic State fighters

 A Syrian rebel group operating around Damascus has executed 18 alleged members of the Islamic State group in a video mimicking the extremist organisation's own productions.

Prison break in Yemen as ground clashes intensified

 Over 1,000 prisoners, including Al Qaeda suspects, escaped during a jail break in Yemen as ground battles between Shia Houthis and pro-government fighters intensified.

'Hillary Clinton was advised to take action against Pak army leaders'
'Hillary Clinton was advised to take action against Pak army leaders'

 Hillary Clinton was advised to quietly take action against Pakistani military leaders who gave support to al-Qaeda and its affiliates, an email sent to her when she was Secretary of State shows.

Around 1,200 escape from Yemen prison, including al Qaeda suspects

The incident is the biggest in a series of prison breaks that have freed Yemeni militants in recent years and signals the further erosion of the state amid a raging civil war.
 

Norway seeks 8 years in jail for jihadist who fought in Syria

 Norwegian prosecutors are seeking an eight-year jail sentence for a jihadist who they say fought for the Islamic State group and an affiliate of al Qaeda in Syria, media reported Tuesday.

Terrorists killed in Pak raid belonged to al Qaeda

 Four terrorists, killed in a raid by Pakistani counter-terrorism commandos, were members of the al Qaeda and were looking to target a political personality and an office of an intelligence agency, officials said on Tuesday.

Islamic State seen as potent force a year after caliphate declaration: Pentagon
Islamic State seen as potent force a year after caliphate declaration: Pentagon

A year after Islamic State declared a caliphate on territory seized in Iraq and Syria, the al Qaeda splinter group faces military pressure from a U.S.-led coalition but remains a potent force holding key cities, the Pentagon said on Monday.

Gunmen attack village in southern Mali

Armed men attacked a village in the southern Mali region of Sikasso close to the border with Ivory Coast on Sunday, defence ministry spokesman Colonel Diaran Kone told Reuters.

Al Qaeda terrorist arrested during raid in Pakistan

 A top Al-Qaeda terrorist has been arrested by Pakistani security agencies during a raid on a house in a posh locality of this eastern city.

After ISIS, al Qaeda's 'Jihadi John' makes appearance in terror group's video
After ISIS, al Qaeda's 'Jihadi John' makes appearance in terror group's video

Al Qaeda has revealed its own 'Jihadi John' in its latest hostage video, suspected to be modelled after the dreaded ISIS executioner.

Shocking Islamic State video shows beheading of 12 men accused of fighting for al Qaeda, Jaish al-Islam
Shocking Islamic State video shows beheading of 12 men accused of fighting for al Qaeda, Jaish al-Islam

The Islamic State has released a gruesome video showing its militants beheading 12 men accused of fighting for rival terror groups like al Qaeda and Jaish al-Islam.

Somali militants attack African Union peacekeepers' base

Al Shabaab militants battled with African Union (AU) troops in Somalia on Friday after exploding a car bomb at a peacekeepers` base south of Mogadishu at dawn, military officials and a rebel spokesman said.

Qaeda confirms US drone strike killed American spokesman
Qaeda confirms US drone strike killed American spokesman

Al Qaeda has confirmed that a US drone strike earlier this year killed its English-language spokesman, a California native known as Azzam the American, SITE Intelligence Group reported today.

Victims confront Boston bomber at sentencing, call him 'despicable'
Victims confront Boston bomber at sentencing, call him 'despicable'

The mother of one of the three people killed in the Boston Marathon bombing, speaking at the Wednesday hearing where a US judge will formally sentence Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death, said the convicted bomber made "despicable" choices.

Syria’s Nusra Front underlines Qaeda link in audio message
Syria’s Nusra Front underlines Qaeda link in audio message

 The head of Syria`s Nusra Front militant group mourned the death of al Qaeda`s deputy leader in an audio message that underlined the organisations` close relationship and appeared to counter recent reports that it might split from the global network.