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United States

Statement: US issues sanctions against 3 al-Qaida members in Iran over alleged financial, logistical support of terror group - @Joyce_Karam

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Yemen crisis

Double suicide attack kills 5 in former al-Qaida Yemen stronghold: army - AFP

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Bastille Day attack in Nice, France

Editor's note: There have been several attacks France since early 2015, including a shooting at the Charlie Hebdo office and the November attacks in Paris, both of which Islamist extremists claimed responsibility for, the New York Times reports. No one has claimed responsibility for the truck attack in Nice, and the unidentified driver was shot dead by authorities. - Stephanie

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Yemen crisis

US military weighing more robust presence in Yemen to counter Al Qaida, head of Central Command says - Reuters

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Yemen crisis

Drone hits Al Qaeda suspects in Yemeni province while exiled president on visit - Reuters

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Osama bin Laden

Osama bin Laden's son threatens revenge against the US for assassinating his father, according to an audio message posted online, SITE Intelligence Group says - Reuters

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Pakistan

US delegation led by Sen. John McCain pays rare visit to Al-Qaida stronghold in Pakistan - AP

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Dhaka restaurant attack, July 1, 2016

Editor's note: Bangladesh army officials have spoken at a press conference at 1:45pm local time and confirmed that 26 have been killed in the Dhaka restaurant attack, 6 of them were the attackers. Officials say most victims were killed with sharp weapons. Despite Isil and al-Qaeda both claiming the attack as their own, there has been no confirmation of this. - Grace

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Islamic militant attacks in Bangladesh

Editor's note: The hostage situation in Dhaka comes as Banglaesh has seen an upsurge in militant violence, AP reports. Religious minorities have been targeted in recent months, and Islamic State and al-Qaida affiliates have claimed responsibility for many of the attacks. - Stephanie

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Boston Marathon bombing, April 15, 2013

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has threatens 'harsh consequences' if the death sentence is implemented on Boston Marathon bomber - SITE

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India

Al-Qaida branch in Indian subcontinent now on US terror list, US State Department says - AP

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Spain

Spain's National Court drops terrorism probe against puppeteers, citing lack of evidence - AP

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Yemen crisis

Officials: Death toll in suicide bombings in former al-Qaida bastion in Yemen grows to 35- AFP

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Yemen crisis

3 bombings hit former al-Qaida bastion in Yemen, security official says - AFP

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Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

Karachi, Pakistan, police claim to have arrested 3 al-Qaida terrorists and recovered explosives - @Roohan2Ahmed

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Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar dies

Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri pledges allegiance to new Taliban leader Haibatullah Akhundzada - Reuters

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Yemen crisis

US military discloses series of air strikes in Yemen over past several months, says al-Qaida operatives killed - Reuters

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Mali unrest

Al Qaeda claims attack that killed 4 people in Mali's north, intelligence group SITE says - AFP

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Uganda

Ugandan mastermind behind 2010 bombing that killed 76 people in Kinshasa is found guilty: court - AFP

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Melbourne man facing terrorism charge after being found with copies of an Al Qaeda magazine acquitted by a jury - ABC News Melbourne

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