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File photo provided by the US Army shows Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. (AP Photo)

US Senator: Taliban detainees have communicated with Haqqani

Taliban detainees who are being monitored in Qatar before their release in exchange of US Sergeant’s release have been reported to have Haqqani people for visitors.


Islamic militants celebrate Saudi king’s death online

Saudi King Abdullah, who died at the age of 90, began battling al-Qaida militants around a decade ago.


Rebels hold Yemen’s president ‘captive’ at his house

President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi “cannot leave his house” after Houthi rebels removed his guards.


Paris gunman told Yemeni he lived with ‘underwear bomber’

Yemeni journalist and researcher Mohammed al-Kibsi said he first met Said Kouachi in the capital, Sanaa.


France mobilizes to find ‘probable’ accomplice to attacks

In the video, Coulibaly pledges allegiance to the Islamic State group.

The two gunmen shoot a security officer in front 
of the magazine’s office. (Source: Reuters)

Charlie Hebdo: Kouachi brothers sought in French attack were on US no-fly list

The Kouachi brothers emerged as the subject of a huge manhunt after the precision attack Wednesday.


Mali: 4 prisoners exchanged for French hostage

Lazarevic’s liberation revived debate over whether to negotiate with hostage-takers.


Suspected US strikes hit Syrian al-Qaida-held town

On Tuesday that the strike hit the town of Harem in Syria’s Idlib province overnight.


16 names added to UN’s al-Qaida sanctions list

Tuesday’s additions include people affiliated with the extremist group ISIS.

In this still image from video published on the Internet on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, by a group calling itself Jund al-Khilafah, or Soldiers of the Caliphate, a captive Frenchman appeals to French President Francois Hollande to help free him. (Source: AP)

France won’t stop fight against Islamic State despite kidnapping: French PM

The 55-year-old man was abducted in Algeria on Monday by a splinter group from al-Qaida’s North African branch.


Syrian air raids kill 11 in extremist-held town

Two activist groups said Tuesday’s air raids struck the town of al-Bab in Aleppo province.


Militants attack Yemen-Saudi border post, five dead

Two soldiers and three of the gunmen were dead in the attack.


Al-Qaida splinter declares new Islamic caliphate

Muslim extremists have long dreamed of recreating the Islamic state, or caliphate, in various forms over the course of Islam’s 1,400-year history.


Al-Qaida militants kill senior Yemeni army officer

Two men on a motorcycle opened fire at Brigadier-General Abdullah al-Mehdar and fled, said the Defense Ministry.


Iraq PM under pressure from Shiite cleric, US

Al-Maliki’s Shiite-led government has long been accused of discriminating against Iraq’s Sunni and Kurdish populations.