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  • Saudi Arabia announces arrest of 110 Al Qaeda suspects

    Saudi Arabia said Wednesday that it had arrested 110 Al Qaeda suspects, about half of them foreigners. The Kingdom said the detained men were plotting suicide attacks on the country's oil installations.

  • In Pictures Somali pirates

    British Royal Marines and sailors from the Royal Navy Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose intercept a pirate gang in the Somali basin on Oct. 14, 2010. Cyber attacks, terrorism, inter-state conflict and natural hazards are the top threats to British security, officials said, a day before a major military review due to include deep spending cuts.

  • CIA director says Al Qaeda on the run as a leader killed in US drone strike

    Terrorism & Security CIA director says Al Qaeda on the run as a leader killed in US drone strike

    As CIA Director Leon Panetta said recent attacks have crippled Al Qaeda and its leadership, officials announced that a drone attack killed an Al Qaeda member involved in the December attack on a CIA base in Afghanistan.

  • Al Qaeda websites present growing threat, FBI's Mueller warns

    Al Qaeda websites present growing threat, FBI's Mueller warns

    Al Qaeda, once limited to areas surrounding Afghanistan, may be using the Internet to recruit and radicalize, FBI Director Robert Mueller testified Wednesday before a House Appropriations subcommittee.

  • Hillary Clinton at UN: 'Women's progress is human progress'

    Hillary Clinton at UN: 'Women's progress is human progress'

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivered those words at the UN Friday as she marked the 15th anniversary of her speech at the World Conference on Women in Beijing.

  • Internet aids terrorist recruiting, radicalization, Pentagon says

    Internet aids terrorist recruiting, radicalization, Pentagon says

    Militant and terrorist groups are using the Internet to streamline their terrorist recruiting, radicalization, and training. The man who allegedly attempted to blow up an American airliner on Christmas Day was contacted, recruited, and trained in just six weeks, officials say.

  • Gallery American Jihadis

    AMINE EL KHALIFI. An artist's courtroom sketch shows Amine El Khalifi, an illegal immigrant from Morocco, as he is brought before a judge in the federal courthouse in Alexandria, Va., on Feb. 17, 2012. El Khalifi, who lives in Alexandria, was arrested near the US Capitol wearing a vest he believed was full of Al Qaeda-supplied explosives and is charged in an attempted suicide bombing of Congress, the Justice Department said. He had been given the gun and the explosives in the suicide vest by the FBI in a sting operation. The explosives and gun had been rendered inoperable and posed no danger to the public.

  • Gallery Top 10 longest-serving leaders

    HUN SEN: 25 years, 2 months. Cambodia’s prime minister was thrust into power in January 1985, making the 33-year-old the youngest prime minister in the world. The former Khmer Rouge cadre’s journey from communist leader to elected head of government spans 25 years of civil war and a massive UN-administered transition to democracy. His government is one of the world's most corrupt and is widely accused of pillaging the country's natural resources.

  • Opinion What happens after Guantánamo?

    President Obama must ensure that US detention is a tactical necessity, not a strategic liability.

  • After Taliban Baradar arrest, does Bin Laden matter?

    After Taliban Baradar arrest, does Bin Laden matter?

    Pakistan announced the arrest of the most senior Afghanistan Taliban commander since 2001, Taliban number 2 Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar. With growing intelligence cooperation between the US and Pakistan, could Osama bin Laden be next?