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France's defense minister says the French military and allied forces in Mali have killed the longtime leader of al-Qaida's North African arm, in what would be a major victory for France after years of battling jihadists in the Sahel.
By Baba Ahmed, Associated Press
Government forces also captured a key village held by al-Qaida insurgents in the last rebel stronghold in the war-torn country.
By Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
Syrian government forces pushed deeper in their offensive on the last remaining rebel stronghold in the country’s northwest on Sunday, getting very close to a Turkish observation post in the area, opposition activists said.
The White House says Hamza bin Laden, the son of the late al-Qaida leader who had become an increasingly prominent figure in the terrorist organization, has been killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
Government troops moved into northern and western neighborhoods of Khan Sheikhoun, marking a significant gain for President Bashar Assad's forces as they try to chip away at territory controlled by the opposition in Idlib.
By Abdi Guled, Associated Press
A pair of explosions rocked Somalia’s capital and left 11 people dead, the country’s police chief said Saturday, as the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility.
By PBS NewsHour, Frank Carlson
A new drama takes viewers back to the events that led to the 9/11 attacks. Hulu’s "The Looming Tower," based on Lawrence Wright’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, retells the true story of the hunt for Osama bin Laden in the years…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
It's all part of a plan the United States hopes will change the course of a war now entering its 17th year.
By James L. Gelvin, The Conversation
Sayfullo Saipov, the suspect in the Manhattan bike path attack, wasn't a devout Muslim. He cursed and came late to prayers. A terrorism expert explains why such a man may want to be a martyr.
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