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Jalalabad Bombing

Bomber Strikes Consulate In Afghanistan Amid Travel Warning

The Indian consulate in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, was struck by a suicide bomber overnight – amid warnings against American targets and travel warnings for American citizens.

08/03/2013

FILE - Passengers wait to clear security at an airport (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

U.S. Issues Global Travel Alert Over Al-Qaeda Threat

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.

08/02/2013

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L.I. Teen Pleads Guilty To Attempting To Offer Support To Al Qaeda Affiliate

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.

06/26/2013

MTA police officers keep watch during the morning commute in Grand Central Terminal on April 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Authorities: Canada Terror Plot Targeted Train To New York

Officials have said the transportation sector, including U.S. railways, remain attractive targets for al-Qaeda.

04/23/2013

Osama bin Laden

Bin Laden Construction Company Spared From 9/11 Lawsuits

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.

04/16/2013

FILE - These undated mug shots provided by the U.S. Marshals show Carlos Eduardo Almonte (L) and Mohamed Mahmood Alessa. (credit: U.S. Marshals)

Admitted Would-Be Terrorists Face Sentencing Hearing In Newark

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.

04/15/2013

This frame grab from the Saudi-owned television network MBC (Middle East Broadcasting Center) shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith , the alleged spokesman of Osama bin Laden's al-Qaeda network in an undated videotape broadcast by the Dubai-based MBC 17 April 2002. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Sequester Budget Cuts Could Delay Alleged Al Qaeda Spokesman’s Terror Trial

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.

04/08/2013

Courtroom/File (Photo: CBS 2)

Former S.I. Man Convicted Of Lying About Teaming Up With Terrorists

A terror suspect was convicted in Brooklyn Monday of lying to the FBI about plans to team up with the Taliban or al-Qaeda.

03/25/2013

The Seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - File / Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Alleged Al Qaeda Operative Charged With Conspiring To Kill U.S. Diplomats, Military Personnel

Ibrahim Suleiman Adnan Adam Harun, also known as “Spin Ghul,” was named in court papers made public on Wednesday in New York City.

03/20/2013

People look at the remains of a car bomb explosion near the fortified "Green Zone" in the Capital Baghdad, on March 19, 2013. (credit: SABAH ARAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Iraq War Veteran Reflects As 10th Anniversary Of Invasion Is Met With Bloodshed

Roland Tomforde was a Marine Captain driving into Iraq exactly ten years ago.

03/19/2013

This frame grab from the Saudi-owned television network MBC (Middle East Broadcasting Center) shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith , the alleged spokesman of Osama bin Laden's al-Qaeda network in an undated videotape broadcast by the Dubai-based MBC 17 April 2002. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Abu Ghaith, Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law, Pleads Not Guilty To Plotting Against Americans

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.

03/08/2013

Rescuers take on February 1, 2013 a victim of a blast outside the US Embassy in Ankara to a waiting ambulance. (credit: ADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Suicide Bombing At US Embassy In Turkey Kills 2

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.

02/01/2013

Al Qaeda Terror Suspect Abid Naseer (credita: CBS 2)

NYC Terror Suspect Abid Naseer Pleads Not Guilty

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.

01/07/2013

Al Qaeda Terror Suspect Abid Naseer (credita: CBS 2)

Extradited Al Qaeda Terror Suspect Arrives In New York Ahead Of Arraignment

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.

01/03/2013

Raees Alam Qazi, left, and brother Sheheryar Alam Qazi, both of Oakland Park, Fla., are seen in this combination of undated mug shots provided by the Broward County Sheriff's Office. (credit: Broward County Sheriff's Office via CBS News)

Prosecutors: Florida Man, Brother Charged In Plot To Bomb NYC Landmark

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.

12/18/2012

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