Islamic State or Al Qaeda? Somalia's Al Shabaab Mulls FutureBloodthirsty but embattled terror group considers change of allegiance from AQ, as senior commanders push for ISIS allegiance.
Syria: Al Qaeda, Allies, Take Key Regime StrongholdJihadists seize Jisr al-Shughur, last major city under regime control in Idlib; now closer than ever to regime heartland Latakia.
Report: Italian Police Foil Al Qaeda Attack on VaticanArrests of 18 suspects prevented suicide bombing at the heart of Catholicism, police reveal.
Eliminated: Adam Gadahn - US Rocker Turned Al Qaeda MouthpieceBorn Adam Pearlman to a Jewish family which converted to Christianity, one-time death metal lover appeared in videos with Ayman al-Zawahiri.
US Mistakenly Killed Jewish-American Al Qaeda HostageDr. Warren Weinstein and Giovanni Lo Porto were killed in a U.S. operation in January. Obama takes responsibility.
Israel 'Threatened Al Qaeda Rebels to Protect Syrian Druze'The rise of Islamist rebel factions has made Israeli support for Syrian rebels more difficult than in the past.
Rebels in Southern Syria Split with Al Qaeda after TensionsSouthern Front announces it is severing ties with Nusra Front after dispute over border crossing; 'We don't want to be a base for jihad.'
US Drone Kills Al-Qaeda in Yemen's Terror MuftiAQAP says one of its top leaders, who returned from Gitmo to terror, was killed in a US strike despite American evacuation from Yemen.
Palestinian Camp in Lebanon a Breeding Ground for JihadistsLebanon's Ain al-Helweh camp causing growing concern, as even official Palestinian 'security forces' fear to enter.
Al Qaeda, Allies Advance on Key Syrian Military BaseIslamist rebels including Nusra Front launch attack on Mastuma base in Idlib one week after capturing provincial capital.
Al-Qaeda Conquers Syrian Provincial Capital of IdlibSyrian affiliate Nusra Front paves way for 'emirate' to rival ISIS's Raqa 'caliphate' headquarters; only second capital to fall.
Al-Nusra Front Reaffirms Allegiance to Al-QaedaAl-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate denies it planned to break away from the global extremist network.
40 Killed as Kurds Battle ISIS for Key Syrian TownKurdish fighters repel Islamic State offensive in Hasakeh, as Al Qaeda's Nusra Front battles regime in Aleppo.
Syria: Collapse of Moderate Rebel Group Deals Blow to US HopesHarakat Hazm - first Syrian rebel group to receive US TOW anti-tank missiles - disbands after defeat to Al Qaeda. Weapons seized.
Osama Bin Laden Aide Found Guilty in 1998 Embassy BombingsAl Qaeda mastermind Khalid Al Fawwaz found guilty of 1998 bombings which killed 224 people in Africa.
Shaked Crowdsources Suggestions for Peri's ISIS NegotiationsAfter Yesh Atid MK Yaakov Peri suggests negotiating with Islamic State, Jewish Home's Ayelet Shaked offers him a 'helping hand'.
Al Qaeda, Houthi Rebels Battle over Army Bases in YemenBattles rage over military and political power in Yemen; two bases captured near Sanaa and Shawba.
New Al Qaeda Video Shows Steady Advance along Israeli BorderSyrian Nusra Front rebel group releases slick new video, in attempt to take back the initiative from rival ISIS in the propaganda war.
Wary of Intel Leaks, Jihadists Scaling Back Social Media UseISIS, Nusra Front recruits concerned intelligence agencies gleaning crucial data from Facebook to use against them, pinpoint locations.
Report: US Considered Swapping Al Qaeda TerroristSwap deal of citizens for terrorists had been on the table, ex-diplomat confirms. Are prisoner swaps now a matter of policy?
Assad: Al-Qaeda Has an Air Force - the Israeli Air ForceSyrian President accuses the IDF of conspiring with the Al-Qaeda terrorist group.
US: 19-Year-Old Woman Jailed for Planning to Join ISISTeenager Shannon Conley attempted to travel to Syria despite FBI warning her not to go; joined US Army Explorers to learn tactics.
Paris Attacks Challenge 'Lone Wolf' Terrorist TheoryAll terror attacks and attempted attacks in Europe committed by individuals with links to larger jihadi groups, say experts.
Syrian Army Cargo Plane CrashesAl-Qaeda claims to have shot down a Syrian army cargo plane, but state media say it was a crash caused by bad weather.
Hate Preacher Abu Hamza Sentenced to Life in PrisonA judge in the United States sentences Abu Hamza to life behind bars for 11 terrorism and kidnapping convictions.
Police: Charlie Hebdo, Police Shooting ConnectedShooting attacks in Paris within 48-hour period connected, police say - and terrorists may have coordinated the last attack from afar.
Paris Massacre Terrorists Were 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.
MI5 Busted Three UK Terror Attacks in the Past MonthBritish intelligence say Charlie Hebdo attack is a sobering reminder that Islamism is being left unchecked in Syria and elsewhere.
Suspected Al Qaeda Mastermind Dies Days before New York TrialAbu Anas al-Liby was suspected of masterminding the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
Report: Gulf States Fear Iranian Takeover of YemenPro-Iranian militias in Yemen appear to be tightening their grip on the country - even taking over its national bank.
Al-Qaeda 'Pot' Calls Taliban 'Kettle' Black Over MassacreAl-Qaeda killed thousands in its attack on the World Trade Center, but their 'hearts bled' over last week's Pakistan massacre.
Al Qaeda Takes Major Syrian Military BaseNusra Front cements control of Idlib countryside, highlighting dominance of jihadis in Syrian civil war.
Senate Report Claims 'Coffin' Torture IneffectiveSenate report details brutal torture of Al-Qaeda terrorists by CIA at secret sites, angers CIA by claiming no important intel was gained.
Watch: Rival Syrian Rebels Clash over War BootyFree Syrian Army fighters livid after Al Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front steals their spoils of war.
Al-Qaeda Hostages Killed in Yemen During Failed Rescue AttemptJournalist Luke Somers and teacher Pierre Korkie killed by Al-Qaeda terrorists in Yemen during a failed rescue bid.
Al-Qaeda Global Operations Chief Killed in PakistanAdnan el Shukrijumah eliminated in raid near Afghan border; had planned bombings in New York and London.
Al Qaeda in Yemen Threatens to Execute American HostageLuke 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.
Britain on High Alert for Al Qaeda Christmas BombingsBritish authorities expecting bombs on planes leaving from the UK to the EU over Christmas, 'insider' tells British news site.
Al-Qaeda Releases Video of French and Dutch HostagesAl-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb releases a video showing two hostages begging for their lives.
Israel Shouldn't Ignore the 'Shia Al Qaeda' on its DoorstepWhile world attention focuses on ISIS in Syria and Iraq, Middle East expert warns of looming threat from Iranian-backed Shia militias.
Turkish Hair Removal Ad Features 9/11 MastermindTurkish cosmetics company says it featured the mastermind of 9/11 in a hair removal ad “for his hair, not terrorism”.
Egyptian Court Sentences 7 Sinai Jihadis to DeathMembers of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis found guilty of deadly attacks against Egyptian military targets
College Student Sentenced in Christmas Bomb PlotOregon man had plotted to detonate truck bomb at 2010 Christmas gathering in FBI setup; sentenced to 30 years in prison.
Mavi Marmara 'Peace Activist' Killed in US AirstrikeTurkish IHH activist who took part in infamous Gaza flotilla killed in Syria airstrike; reports say he was fighting with Al Qaeda.
Al Qaeda Urges Jihadists to 'Rescue Jihad' from ISISToo extreme? Al Qaeda leadership denounced ISIS, claims its Caliphate is based on 'oppression' and 'deviation.'
U.S. Airstrikes Kill Head of Al-Qaeda Splinter Group in SyriaHead of the Al-Qaeda splinter group Khorasan killed by an airstrike in Syria, according to an official in Washington.
Confusion as France Arrests, Then 'Loses' Key Terror SuspectBrother-in-law of Mohammed Merah, who commmitted the 2012 Toulouse Massacre, disappeared en-route from Turkey to France.
Analysts Say Al Qaeda Still a Bigger Threat Than 'Islamic State'Although ISIS jihadis returning from Syria pose a definite threat, experts warn Al Qaeda still far more deadly on a global scale.
Al-Qaeda Promises 'Dark Days' for U.S. Coalition Against ISAl-Qaeda’s branches in Yemen and North Africa call for jihadists to unite against the common threat from a U.S.-led coalition.
Al Qaeda Flags Continue to Fly Near Temple MountBlack flags of jihad still flying atop the Kotel Hakatan - and neither the police nor the city are doing anything about it.
Israelis Warned of Heightened Terror Threat AbroadWestern Europe highlighted as region of concern, along with Africa, amid warnings of jihadi fighters returning from abroad.
'My Father Killed Rabbi Meir Kahane - But I Chose Peace'El Sayid Nossair shot Rabbi Meir Kahane and masterminded the 1993 World Trade Center attack - but his son chose a different path.
Netanyahu: Israel 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.'
Watch: Al Qaeda Captures Syrian Town on Border with IsraelVideo shows Al Qaeda's Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, capturing the town of Naba Al-Sakhr, as fierce fighting continues.
Listen: New Ari Lesser Song Compares Hamas to Al Qaeda, TalibanAmerican-Jewish rapper's new single questions western support for fundamentalist Islamic terror group.
Al-Qaeda Declares New Branch in IndiaAl-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri announces the formation of an Indian branch of his group which will "raise the flag of jihad".
UN Confirms 43 Peacekeepers Captured by Syrian Rebels on Golan43 peacekeepers from Fiji captured on Syrian side of Golan, where rebels fly black Al Qaeda flag.