Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden's chief strategist, is poised to take command of a group that has been in decline for years.
05/09/2011 04:39 pm
At the Nalut Central Hospital, some 50 foreign doctors and nurses continue to treat the Libya rebels – and injured pro-Qaddafi forces – despite no pay and nearby rocket fire.
05/05/2011 01:11 pm
A threat remains from the Al Qaeda core as well as the splinter groups it inspired. But bin Laden's global terrorist franchise and its grand vision of challenging 'imperialist' America is waning.
05/03/2011 04:35 pm
A lentil salad with the bright flavors of spicy peppers and lime.
05/02/2011 11:12 am
Thursday's bombing in a popular Morocco tourist spot killed at least 16, and could give Moroccan leaders reason to halt reform efforts instigated by prodemocracy protests.
04/29/2011 09:06 am
Morocco explosion: The blast in the iconic Djemma el-Fna square was Morocco's deadliest attack in eight years.
04/28/2011 03:38 pm
Rio de Janeiro has complained for years that Google Maps overstates the size of the city's favelas or shantytowns. It's one of many diplomatic disputes worldwide over Google's online maps.
04/27/2011 04:28 pm
Silver prices have been surging recently. But even as silver prices climb, another white rock, phosphate, is becoming increasingly precious.
04/25/2011 03:07 pm
Some Kashmiri artists are recording a new version of the Led Zeppelin song that they hope will inspire a generation of youth raised in a conflict zone.
04/14/2011 10:41 am
Syria admitted for the first time that it is using force to put down protests after nine soldiers were killed in an ambush in the port city of Banias.
04/11/2011 09:54 am