al qaeda

Tech news

Neo-Nazis Are Glorifying Osama Bin Laden

A new wave of neo-Nazi propaganda glorifies and pulls from ISIS and al Qaeda, illustrating how the terror groups have some shared priorities.
Ben Makuch
Mack Lamoureux
3 days ago
terrorism

ISIS Is Using Internet Propaganda to Maintain a 'Virtual Caliphate,' UN Report Says

The report, which argues the internet still gives the terror group global reach, urges nations to spy on the dark web.
Ben Makuch
8.6.19
Hamza bin Laden

The U.S. Put a $1M Bounty on Osama bin Laden’s Son in February. He Was Already Dead.

Details about where, how, and when Hamza bin Laden died are still murky.
David Gilbert
8.1.19
VICE News

The U.S. just put a $1 million bounty on Osama bin Laden’s son

Hamza bin Laden, who is in his 30s, is suspected of having taken up the family business.
Tim Hume
3.1.19
Afghanistan

Trump says Taliban peace talks are "proceeding well." Experts say latest deal is a surrender.

“All that Washington cares about at this point is getting out, without having to admit defeat.”
Tim Hume
1.30.19
US military

Exclusive: The U.S. has more military operations in Africa than the Middle East

“We are extremely lucky that there have not been more situations like Niger.”
Nick Turse
12.12.18
the CIA

Torture at CIA black site run by Gina Haspel detailed in newly released documents

The heavily redacted cables detail brutal treatment of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, the suspected mastermind of an attack on the USS Cole that killed 17 sailors.
Rex Santus
8.10.18
terrorism

Aspiring Cleveland bomber planned to drive remote-controlled cars full of explosives into a Fourth of July parade

The suspect pledged allegiance to al-Qaeda and wrote on Facebook: “If you fear death. Then don't say you love Islam.”
Tess Owen
7.2.18
Yemen

The U.S. is deeper into Yemen’s civil war than it wants to admit

The New York Times reported Thursday that a team of about a dozen Green Beret commandos have been deployed on Saudi Arabia’s border with Yemen since December.
Tim Hume
5.3.18
terrorism

Convicted terrorist watched "Arrested Development" and grew vegetables at Guantanamo Bay

Testifying has its perks.
Alexa Liautaud
2.13.18
encryption

This Custom-Made Jihadi Encryption App Hides Messages in Images

A new program dubbed Muslim Crypt tries to keep extremist communications secure.
Joseph Cox
1.26.18
Syria

Tillerson wants U.S. troops in Syria until terrorism is gone, so forever

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson outlined Washington’s latest Syria strategy Wednesday, vowing to keep an open-ended American military presence beyond its goal of defeating the Islamic State.
Alexa Liautaud
1.17.18
0133