In Jordan’s jails, ISIS and other Islamist groups have found a fertile ground for their ideology. BuzzFeed News’ Sheera Frenkel reports from Jordan with exclusive details of how the government hopes to change that.
The executions, which included the death of militant Sajida al-Rishawi, were carried out early Wednesday in retaliation for ISIS burning a Jordanian pilot to death in January.
The Attorney General said the U.S. has not confirmed that al-Qaeda’s affiliate in the Arabian Peninsula is connected to the gunmen in the attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.
Someone lit a fire at at the Hamburger Morgenpost Sunday. The paper has printed Charlie Hebdo cartoons, though it was not immediately clear if the incident was connected to the recent attacks in France.
UPDATE: The Facebook page was a hoax. A spokesman for Facebook said that the page, which appeared to belong to the eldest of two brothers suspected in the attack on Charlie Hebdo, was created by someone who intentionally altered timestamps.
Abu Anas al-Libi was due to stand trial over attacks on U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has no allegiance to ISIS, according to a video the group released on Friday.
This according to a new report, released Tuesday, based on the most comprehensive database of terrorist attacks.
BuzzFeed News speaks with Rob O’Neill, the former SEAL Team Six member who says he fired the fatal shots that took down Osama bin Laden.
Former Navy SEAL Rob O’Neill spoke to Fox News about the mission to kill Osama bin Laden.
“I can’t get into specifics, but there is no question that the Khorasan Group had moved into the execution phase of a plot,” the attorney general said.
After nearly a decade in and out of British jails and detention centers, Muslim cleric Abu Qatada has been acquitted of conspiring to commit terrorism.
Why is the man who masterminded al-Qaeda’s first attack against the U.S. now working as a security official in Yemen?
The U.S. and Yemen launch the biggest offensive against al-Qaeda in four years.
Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine tells BuzzFeed some lawmakers are meeting informally over altering the AUMF.
The chatter is on the margins, and could be more Russian propaganda point than reality — for now. “If one of the key players makes this decision then Russia could quickly be playing a very different game,” said one intelligence analyst.
Two Swedish freelance journalists and a Turkish photographer were released from Syria after a month and a half in captivity.
The airstrike intended for an al Qaeda convoy reportedly struck the wedding convoy instead.
In Syria, female fighters fill out the front lines for a Kurdish militia that is locked in a bitter battle with rebels linked to al-Qaeda. They say they’re sending a message: “When you fight against them, the first thing you think about is the freedom of women.”
“Oh Sheik Osama my father, my brother. My love for you is like no other.”
Shooters are briefly seen and shots ring out while shoppers try to hide in a supermarket.
J.M. Berger, an analyst and consultant on al-Qaeda and extremist groups as well as author of the book Jihad Joe: Americans Who Go to War in the Name of Islam, successfully launched an effort to troll jihadists who were using a hashtag to solicit media tips on Twitter.
He attempted to detonate a 1,000-pound bomb in October 2012.
Three U.S. officials say the intelligence came from a conference call, but some are skeptical of the report. Meanwhile, Yemen authorities foiled a plot to blow up oil pipelines, take over a major port, and kidnap or kill foreigners working there.
The State Department ordered the evacuation Tuesday of all non-emergency government workers from Yemen and urged U.S. citizens to leave the country over the potential of an al-Qaeda attack.
Communications between al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahri in Pakistan and his deputy in Yemen led the U.S. government to tighten security and shutdown diplomatic posts.
25 members of Iraqi security forces and ten militants were killed after allies of the jailed men launched military-style attacks on two jails, according to reports. Inmates only escaped from one jail.
“An angry Weiner head,” al-Qaeda called him.
Turns out, terrorists file expense reports and clash with their bosses too.
The White House press secretary said Susan Rice discussed the possibility that al-Qaeda might be involved in the Sept. 11 attack on the American Consulate in Benghazi. But outside of a brief mention on CBS’s Face the Nation, Rice mostly did not discuss the involvement of al-Qaeda or al-Qaeda affiliates.