The Indian consulate in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, was struck by a suicide bomber overnight – amid warnings against American targets and travel warnings for American citizens.
The State Department says the potential for terrorism is particularly strong in the Middle East and North Africa. It says an attack could occur or come from the Arabian Peninsula.
Federal authorities announced Wednesday a high school student from Long Island pleaded guilty to charges stemming from his plans to travel to Yemen to volunteer to fight for al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
Officials have said the transportation sector, including U.S. railways, remain attractive targets for al-Qaeda.
A New York appeals court has ruled that a construction company started by Osama bin Laden’s father cannot be held liable for the Sept. 11 attacks.
Mohamed Mahmood Alessa and Carlos Eduardo Almonte pleaded guilty in March 2011 for conspiring to join al-Shabab, a terror group affiliated with al Qaeda.
Sulaiman Abu Ghaith was brought to the United States last month. He’s charged with conspiring to kill Americans in his alleged role as al Qaeda’s top propagandist after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. He has pleaded not guilty.
A terror suspect was convicted in Brooklyn Monday of lying to the FBI about plans to team up with the Taliban or al-Qaeda.
Ibrahim Suleiman Adnan Adam Harun, also known as “Spin Ghul,” was named in court papers made public on Wednesday in New York City.
Roland Tomforde was a Marine Captain driving into Iraq exactly ten years ago.
Moving slowly in a blue prison jumpsuit and shackles, with his thinning hair and greying beard, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith looked markedly different Friday than he did in a video released the day after the 9/11 attacks.
The bomb appeared to have exploded inside the security checkpoint at the side entrance to the embassy, but did not damage the inside of the embassy itself.
Prosecutors said Naseer was an al-Qaeda operative who collected bomb-making materials and scouted potential targets as part of Najibullah Zazi’s plot to carry out coordinated suicide bombing attacks.
Abid Naseer, 26, arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport Thursday afternoon from England to stand trial in Brooklyn. He will be arraigned on Monday.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Karen Gilbert said at a bail hearing that Raees Alam Qazi, 20, researched bomb-making techniques on Internet sites affiliated with al Qaeda, including one using Christmas tree lights, and the FBI recorded phone calls and conversations linking Qazi to a purported “lone wolf” plot.