Islamist militants seized four Indonesian crew of a tugboat in the southern Philippines on Friday night, the third attack on slow moving vessels in about a month, a military spokesman said on Saturday, as troops battled Muslim rebels on a nearby
Saudi Arabia has put security forces on alert for a possible militant attack on a shopping mall or energy installation, Interior Ministry spokesman Mansour Turki said on Monday.
"There was information about a possible act tar
The US has delivered dozens of Hellfire air-to-ground missiles to Iraq in recent weeks and plans shipments of Scan Eagle drones next year amid a surge in violence, US officials said.
on Thursday, a day after at least 34 peop
Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri urged small-scale attacks inside the United States to "bleed America economically", adding he hoped eventually to see a more significant strike, according to the SITE monitoring service.
One of al Qaeda's most militant affiliates has called on Egyptians to take up arms against their army, saying a bloody crackdown on Islamist protesters showed peaceful methods were futile, according to an Internet statement posted on Saturda
Saudi Arabian fighter jets have not attacked al Qaeda targets in Yemen, Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal said on Saturday, denying a newspaper report that some strikes attributed to US drones were made instead by the kingdom's air forc
Hundreds of Somali government troops and allied militia fighters deployed throughout the centre of the former Al Shabaab rebel stronghold of Kismayu on Monday, sending panicked locals scrambling for cover.
Deprived of Osama bin Laden's fundraising starpower, Al Qaeda's commanders face the prospect of a cash crunch that would complicate the task of evading capture by their US pursuers.
The likely successor to Osama bin Laden is Ayman al-Zawah
Al Qaeda militants now in detention planned to kill Saudi government and security officials and media workers by sending poisoned gifts to their offices, according to a Saudi Interior Ministry official.
The group planned to rob banks and c
The United Arab Emirates aviation authority is investigating a claim by Al Qaeda that it was behind the September crash of a UPS plane in Dubai, but has found no link so far, an official said on Saturday.
'So far we have no evidence th