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US Drone Kills Al-Qaeda in Yemen's Terror Mufti

AQAP says one of its top leaders, who returned from Gitmo to terror, was killed in a US strike despite American evacuation from Yemen.Ari Yashar, 4/14/2015, 6:45 PM

In Lebanon, Palestinian Camp a Jihadist Refuge

Lebanon's Ain al-Helweh camp causing growing concern, as even official Palestinian 'security forces' fear to enter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2015, 2:38 PM

Al Qaeda, Allies Advance on Key Syrian Army Base

Islamist rebels including Nusra Front launch attack on Mastuma base in Idlib one week after capturing provincial capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2015, 6:24 PM

Al-Qaeda Conquers Syrian Provincial Capital Idlib

Syrian affiliate Nusra Front paves way for 'emirate' to rival ISIS's Raqa 'caliphate' headquarters; only second capital to fall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2015, 8:06 PM

Al-Nusra Front Reaffirms Allegiance to Al-Qaeda

Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate denies it planned to break away from the global extremist network.Ben Ariel, 3/10/2015, 2:43 AM

40 Killed as Kurds Battle ISIS for Key Syrian Town

Kurdish fighters repel Islamic State offensive in Hasakeh, as Al Qaeda's Nusra Front battles regime in Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2015, 6:22 PM

Rebel Defeat Deals Blow to US Hopes Against ISIS

Harakat Hazm - first Syrian rebel group to receive US TOW anti-tank missiles - disbands after defeat to Al Qaeda. Weapons seized.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2015, 1:49 PM

Bin Laden Aide Found Guilty in Embassy Bombings

Al Qaeda mastermind Khalid Al Fawwaz found guilty of 1998 bombings which killed 224 people in Africa.Tova Dvorin, 2/27/2015, 8:01 AM

Shaked Seeks Ideas for Peri ISIS Negotiations

After Yesh Atid MK Yaakov Peri suggests negotiating with Islamic State, Jewish Home's Ayelet Shaked offers him a 'helping hand'.Moshe Cohen, 2/19/2015, 4:10 PM

Al Qaeda, Houthis Battle over Army Bases in Yemen

Battles rage over military and political power in Yemen; two bases captured near Sanaa and Shawba.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 2/14/2015, 8:42 PM

Al Qaeda Video Shows Advances along Israeli Border

Syrian Nusra Front rebel group releases slick new video, in attempt to take back the initiative from rival ISIS in the propaganda war.Ari Soffer, 2/12/2015, 12:52 PM

Cautious Jihadists Scaling Back Social Media Use

ISIS, Nusra Front recruits concerned intelligence agencies gleaning crucial data from Facebook to use against them, pinpoint locations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2015, 6:50 PM

Report: US Considered Swapping Al Qaeda Terrorist

Swap deal of citizens for terrorists had been on the table, ex-diplomat confirms. Are prisoner swaps now a matter of policy?Tova Dvorin, 1/26/2015, 5:38 PM

Assad: Al-Qaeda Has the Israeli Air Force

Syrian President accuses the IDF of conspiring with the Al-Qaeda terrorist group.Elad Benari, 1/26/2015, 1:13 AM

US: Teenage Girl Jailed for Planning to Join ISIS

Teenager Shannon Conley attempted to travel to Syria despite FBI warning her not to go; joined US Army Explorers to learn tactics.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2015, 6:10 PM

Paris Attacks Challenge 'Lone Wolf'Theory

All terror attacks and attempted attacks in Europe committed by individuals with links to larger jihadi groups, say experts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2015, 4:14 PM

Syrian Army Cargo Plane Crashes

Al-Qaeda claims to have shot down a Syrian army cargo plane, but state media say it was a crash caused by bad weather.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2015, 2:12 PM

Hate Preacher Abu Hamza Sentenced to Life

A judge in the United States sentences Abu Hamza to life behind bars for 11 terrorism and kidnapping convictions.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/9/2015, 10:01 PM

Police: Charlie Hebdo, Police Shooting Connected

Shooting attacks in Paris within 48-hour period connected, police say - and terrorists may have coordinated the last attack from afar.Tova Dvorin, 1/9/2015, 2:04 PM

Paris Terrorists on US 'No Fly' List 'For Years'

Kouachi brothers who murdered 12 at Charlie Hebdo headquarters were on US's most restrictive list; one was in 2005 extremism TV documentary.Ari Yashar, 1/9/2015, 10:37 AM

MI5: We Busted Three Attacks in the Past Month

British intelligence say Charlie Hebdo attack is a sobering reminder that Islamism is being left unchecked in Syria and elsewhere.Tova Dvorin, 1/9/2015, 9:09 AM

Al Qaeda Mastermind Dies Days before US Trial

Abu Anas al-Liby was suspected of masterminding the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.Ari Soffer, 1/3/2015, 6:41 PM

Report: Gulf States Fear Iranian Takeover of Yemen

Pro-Iranian militias in Yemen appear to be tightening their grip on the country - even taking over its national bank.Yaakov Levi, 1/1/2015, 11:55 AM

Al-Qaeda 'Pot' Calls Taliban 'Kettle' Black

Al-Qaeda killed thousands in its attack on the World Trade Center, but their 'hearts bled' over last week's Pakistan massacre.Yaakov Levi, 12/21/2014, 5:29 PM

Al Qaeda Takes Major Syrian Military Base

Nusra Front cements control of Idlib countryside, highlighting dominance of jihadis in Syrian civil war.Ari Soffer, 12/15/2014, 2:36 PM

Senate Report Claims 'Coffin' Torture Ineffective

Senate report details brutal torture of Al-Qaeda terrorists by CIA at secret sites, angers CIA by claiming no important intel was gained.Ari Yashar, 12/9/2014, 11:08 PM

Watch: Rival Syrian Rebels Clash over War Booty

Free Syrian Army fighters livid after Al Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front steals their spoils of war.Ari Soffer, 12/8/2014, 5:41 PM

Al-Qaeda Hostages Killed During Rescue Attempt

Journalist Luke Somers and teacher Pierre Korkie killed by Al-Qaeda terrorists in Yemen during a failed rescue bid.Ben Ariel, 12/7/2014, 4:50 AM

Al-Qaeda Global Ops Chief Killed in Pakistan

Adnan el Shukrijumah eliminated in raid near Afghan border; had planned bombings in New York and London.Ari Yashar, 12/6/2014, 6:56 PM

Al Qaeda in Yemen Threatens to Execute US Hostage

Luke Somers appears in new video by Al Qaeda in Arabian Peninsula; terrorists say he will be killed in 3 days if demands aren't met.Ari Soffer, 12/4/2014, 10:23 AM

UK on High Alert for Al Qaeda Christmas Bombings

British authorities expecting bombs on planes leaving from the UK to the EU over Christmas, 'insider' tells British news site.Tova Dvorin, 12/1/2014, 11:01 PM

Al-Qaeda Releases Video of Hostages

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb releases a video showing two hostages begging for their lives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2014, 4:12 AM

Israel Shouldn't Ignore the 'Shia Al Qaeda'

While world attention focuses on ISIS in Syria and Iraq, Middle East expert warns of looming threat from Iranian-backed Shia militias.Ari Soffer, 11/13/2014, 4:38 PM

Turkish Hair Removal Ad Features 9/11 Mastermind

Turkish cosmetics company says it featured the mastermind of 9/11 in a hair removal ad “for his hair, not terrorism”.Ben Ariel, 11/5/2014, 6:12 AM

Egyptian Court Sentences 7 Sinai Jihadis to Death

Members of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis found guilty of deadly attacks against Egyptian military targetsArutz Sheva, 10/21/2014, 8:47 PM

College Student Sentenced in Christmas Bomb Plot

Oregon man had plotted to detonate truck bomb at 2010 Christmas gathering in FBI setup; sentenced to 30 years in prison.Tova Dvorin, 10/3/2014, 1:59 PM

Mavi Marmara 'Activist' Killed in US Airstrike

Turkish IHH activist who took part in infamous Gaza flotilla killed in Syria airstrike; reports say he was fighting with Al Qaeda.Ari Soffer, 9/28/2014, 2:22 PM

Al Qaeda Urges Jihadists to 'Rescue Jihad' from IS

Too extreme? Al Qaeda leadership denounced ISIS, claims its Caliphate is based on 'oppression' and 'deviation.'Tova Dvorin, 9/27/2014, 10:07 PM

Airstrikes Kill Head of Al-Qaeda Splinter Group

Head of the Al-Qaeda splinter group Khorasan killed by an airstrike in Syria, according to an official in Washington.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/24/2014, 7:25 PM

Confusion as France 'Loses' Key Terror Suspect

Brother-in-law of Mohammed Merah, who commmitted the 2012 Toulouse Massacre, disappeared en-route from Turkey to France.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2014, 9:52 PM

Analysts: Al Qaeda Still a Bigger Threat Than ISIS

Although ISIS jihadis returning from Syria pose a definite threat, experts warn Al Qaeda still far more deadly on a global scale.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2014, 3:58 PM

Al-Qaeda Promises 'Dark Days' for IS Coalition

Al-Qaeda’s branches in Yemen and North Africa call for jihadists to unite against the common threat from a U.S.-led coalition.Ben Ariel, 9/17/2014, 4:16 AM

Terror Flags Fly from Hotel Hakatan, Resident

Black flags of jihad still flying atop the Kotel Hakatan - and neither the police nor the city are doing anything about it.Moshe Cohen, 9/15/2014, 4:45 PM

Israelis Warned of Heightened Terror Threat Abroad

Western Europe highlighted as region of concern, along with Africa, amid warnings of jihadi fighters returning from abroad.Ari Soffer, 9/15/2014, 1:29 PM

How the Son of an Al Qaeda Assassin 'Chose Peace'

El Sayid Nossair shot Rabbi Meir Kahane and masterminded the 1993 World Trade Center attack - but his son chose a different path.Ari Soffer, 9/14/2014, 11:24 AM

PM: We Mourned on 9/11; Palestinians Celebrated

'Israel fully supports Obama's call for a united action against ISIS,' says PM Netanyahu. 'Militant Islam will perish.'Gil Ronen, 9/11/2014, 6:48 PM

Al Qaeda Captures Syrian Town Along Israeli Border

Video shows Al Qaeda's Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, capturing the town of Naba Al-Sakhr, as fierce fighting continues.Ari Soffer, 9/9/2014, 9:56 PM

New Song Compares Hamas to Al Qaeda, Taliban

American-Jewish rapper's new single questions western support for fundamentalist Islamic terror group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2014, 7:45 AM

Al-Qaeda Declares New Branch in India

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri announces the formation of an Indian branch of his group which will "raise the flag of jihad".Ben Ariel, 9/4/2014, 2:16 AM

Syrian Rebels Capture UN Personnel

43 peacekeepers from Fiji captured on Syrian side of Golan, where rebels fly black Al Qaeda flag.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2014, 7:02 PM

London Mosque With Terror Past Locks Up Journalist

Al Jazeera journalist held against his will for 30 minutes after asking about Muslim Brotherhood at Al Qaeda cleric's former mosque.Ari Yashar, 8/25/2014, 5:04 PM

Intelligence: IS Planning Attack in US, Europe

Concerns grow over IS influence abroad, as intelligence officials claim terror group rivals Al Qaeda in the Middle East.Tova Dvorin, 8/17/2014, 8:48 AM

IS Actively Joining Gaza Terror War on Israel

Evidence shows extent of extremist Jihadist terrorists' involvement in attacks on Israel; groups claim rocket attacks, list 13 casualties.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 8/11/2014, 8:02 AM

Investigation into Bowe Bergdahl Abduction Begins

US Army investigates whether or not controversial US captive deserted to join the Taliban.Tova Dvorin, 8/7/2014, 1:17 PM

Syrian Man Arrested in Belgium Over Terror Links

Man found in possession of videos showing killings by jihadis, suspected of links to Al Qaeda.AFP, 8/3/2014, 12:00 AM

Anti-Israel Protesters Block London Traffic

Islamist protesters wave PLO, Al Qaeda flags as they leave motorists trapped in a major traffic route under the River Thames.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2014, 6:25 PM

Watch: Al Qaeda, Hezbollah Battle it out in Syria

Footage taken by Syrian rebels appears to show fierce clashes along Lebanese border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2014, 7:04 PM