# al-qaeda - Saturday 1 February, 2014
The terrorist group is gaining influence as the country sees increasing sectarian violence and spillover turmoil from the Syrian war.
# al-qaeda - Sunday 5 January, 2014
Iraq lost control of Fallujah to Al-Qaeda-linked fighters, a city where US forces repeatedly battled insurgents.
# al-qaeda - Saturday 4 January, 2014
Fighting erupted in the Ramadi area on Monday, when security forces broke up an anti-government protest camp.
# al-qaeda - Tuesday 10 December, 2013
The violence comes with Malians due to vote on Sunday in a second round of parliamentary polls.
# al-qaeda - Monday 9 December, 2013
Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale are accused of murdering 25-year-old soldier Lee Rigby with knives and a machete.
# al-qaeda - Saturday 7 December, 2013
Forging closer ties with NATO could enable Ireland to combat global terrorism writes Colm Ó Broin.
# al-qaeda - Thursday 5 December, 2013
A suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden car into the country’s defence ministry.
# al-qaeda - Saturday 23 November, 2013
Shakeel Afridi was recruited by the CIA to run a fake vaccination programme in Abbottabad in hopes of obtaining DNA samples to identify the Al Qaeda chief.
# al-qaeda - Tuesday 19 November, 2013
The attack killed 22 people and left more than a hundred wounded.
# al-qaeda - Tuesday 22 October, 2013
Amnesty International says that the US has failed to live up to its promise of openness with Pakistani villagers leaving in constant fear.
# al-qaeda - Sunday 6 October, 2013
US forces captured a suspect in the 1988 US embassy bombings during a raid in Libya. Another raid, targeting a militant in Somalia, was aborted after a gun battle.
A Libyan militant suspected in the 1998 US embassy bombings was captured by US forces. A leader of the Shabab group was targeted in southern Somalia in a second raid.
# al-qaeda - Sunday 29 September, 2013
The bomb caused carnage in the busy market in city of Peshawar, a gateway to tribal regions which are a stronghold of militants linked to the Taliban and Al-Qaeda.
# al-qaeda - Wednesday 25 September, 2013
The search is under way for bodies under the rubble of Nairobi’s Westgate Mall, after a four day siege by Islamist gunmen that left 67 dead.
# al-qaeda - Tuesday 24 September, 2013
The ex-agent, Donald Sachtleben, “willfully disclosed … national defence information to a person not authorised to receive it” the Justice Department said last night.
# al-qaeda - Thursday 19 September, 2013
The Syrian President made his remarks in an interview with Fox News, telling the network that Syria is not gripped by a civil war.
# al-qaeda - Sunday 15 September, 2013
Car bombs in cities across Iraq killed at least 48 people today, officials have said.
# al-qaeda - Friday 23 August, 2013
Nidal Hasan had openly declared he carried out the killings, fuelling suspicions he is actively seeking the death penalty.
# al-qaeda - Friday 9 August, 2013
All non-emergency staff have been ordered out of the US embassy in Lahore because of the threat.
# al-qaeda - Wednesday 7 August, 2013
Lieutenant Colonel Kris Poppe urged a military judge to either prevent Major Nidal Hasan from representing himself at the high-profile trial or allow the court-appointed lawyers tasked with assisting him to be removed from the case.
# al-qaeda - Tuesday 6 August, 2013
The US said the threat level in Yemen is extremely high due to the potential for both terrorist attacks and civil unrest.
# al-qaeda - Sunday 4 August, 2013
National Security Advisor Susan Rice chaired the meeting as US embassies across the Islamic world close today due to terror concerns.
# al-qaeda - Friday 2 August, 2013
Earlier the State Department announced it would be closing an unspecified number of embassies around the world this Sunday as a precautionary step.
# al-qaeda - Tuesday 30 July, 2013
The prison was attacked with mortars and grenades in an overnight attack by Taliban fighters.
# al-qaeda - Sunday 28 July, 2013
Earlier this week the EU decided to add Hezbollah’s ‘military wing’ to its list of terror organisations.
# al-qaeda - Saturday 27 July, 2013
Two bombers walked into crowded market as shoppers bought food to break their fasts at sunset for Ramadan.
# al-qaeda - Wednesday 24 July, 2013
Another 1,395 people were also wounded through to yesterday, according to AFP figures based on reports from security and medical sources as violence spirals in the country.
# al-qaeda - Tuesday 23 July, 2013
Over 40 people were killed in assaults on the jails that freed militants including top leaders.
# al-qaeda - Monday 15 July, 2013
“We found a body 10 days ago in northern Mali… we will determine the cause of death and nothing will go unpunished,” French president Francois Hollande said.
# al-qaeda - Friday 28 June, 2013
15 people were killed today in attacks against police and anti-Al-Qaeda militiamen bringing the death toll in the country to 1,500 in the last three months.
# al-qaeda - Sunday 23 June, 2013
The attackers struck at the foot of one of the world’s highest mountains, killing Chinese and Ukrainian climbers.
# al-qaeda - Wednesday 29 May, 2013
Waliur Rehman the number two in the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan faction died along with at least five others.
# al-qaeda - Friday 17 May, 2013
The US President and Turkish Prime Minister met in Washington to discuss Syria’s ongoing, bloody conflict.
# al-qaeda - Tuesday 14 May, 2013
The US Justice Department obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors working for the Associated Press, the news agency has confirmed.
# al-qaeda - Wednesday 24 April, 2013
Counter-terrorism experts have warned that attempting to thwart attacks by radicals working in isolation is a practically impossible task.
# al-qaeda - Monday 22 April, 2013
It is understood that the arrests came after a a year-long investigation and involved a terrorist attack against a VIA passenger train that runs between Toronto and New York.
# al-qaeda - Saturday 6 April, 2013
The bomber detonated his explosives as a Sunni candidate for the provincial council was hosting lunch for supporters in a large hospitality tent pitched next to his house.
# al-qaeda - Thursday 7 March, 2013
Sulaiman Abu Ghaith is expected to be in US federal court in New York tomorrow in an initial hearing to face terror charges.
# al-qaeda - Sunday 3 March, 2013
The army said he was killed during an operation that also “neutralised” at least 15 Islamist rebels.
# al-qaeda - Friday 1 March, 2013
The Al-Qaeda leader was suspected of being behind a series of brutal kidnappings in several countries, including those of a British national and a French aid worker.