Forces kill suspected al-Qaida leader in Yemen home

Sep 27, 2016

Forces kill suspected al-Qaida leader in Yemen home

Yemeni forces killed a suspected local al-Qaida chief on Monday in a clash at his house in the southern province of Abyan, security officials said. A Yemeni soldier also died and another was wounded when troops stormed the residence of an alleged insurgent identified ...

Sep 24, 2016

Lawmakers call for speedier release of 2011 bin Laden raid documents

The House intelligence committee on Friday pressed the Obama administration to speed up the release of documents and other materials seized during the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, in 2011. Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, a California Republican, said the 2014 ...

Investigators looking into whether NYC bomb suspect had help

Sep 22, 2016

Investigators looking into whether NYC bomb suspect had help

U.S. authorities investigated on Wednesday whether anyone helped an Afghan-born American citizen charged with carrying out bombings in New York and New Jersey, while the city’s top federal public defender asked for access to the man. Police in New York City also said they ...

Sep 20, 2016

Canada security agencies helped Syria in torture cases: documents

Canada’s spy agency and federal police quietly cooperated with Syrian military intelligence in the post-9/11 torture of three Canadians, documents revealed by public broadcaster CBC showed Monday. The three men were arrested by Syrian military intelligence during trips abroad from 2001 to 2004, suspected ...