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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Militant tweets suggest US air strikes killed leader of al-Qaida offshoot group, monitoring group says - @STForeignDesk

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front denounces US-led airstrikes in Syria, vows to retaliate against countries that took part in them - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

Attorney General Eric Holder: The al-Qaida-affiliated Khorasan Group was in the 'execution phase of a plot' - @NBCNews

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al-Qaida

#BreakingNews: Al-Qaeda militants killed in an air raid north of #Yemen: Al Arabiya sources - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Riverside, CA, US

2 convicted in California of conspiring to join al-Qaida, prosecutors say - @Reuters

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United Nations General Assembly 2014

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani: 'The strategic blunders of the West in the Middle East, central Asia...have turned these places into a haven for [terrorists]' - @pdanahar

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United Nations General Assembly 2014

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says all who played a role in supporting, founding terror groups that threaten the world 'must acknowledge their errors' - live video

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin, D-Mich., says al Qaida-linked group Khorasan is close to being capable of assembling an explosive device that could go undetected through airport security - @AP

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United Nations General Assembly 2014

President Obama at the UN: 'I have made it clear that America will not base our entire foreign policy on reacting to terrorism. Instead, we have waged a focused campaign against al-Qaida and its associated forces - taking out their leaders, denying them the safe-havens they rely on' - live video

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Editor's note: A US official, speaking on condition of anonymity, has told @Reuters that the US believes a US strike in Syria has killed Muhsin al Fadhli, the leader of a group of al-Qaida militants known as Khorasan. We will update when we have further confirmation. - Grace

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Syrian civil war

US security officials issue bulletin to law enforcement on latest threats from Syria-based al-Qaida operatives, Homeland Security says - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Editor's note: The White House this morning is confirming that airstrikes against the al-Qaida-affiliated Khorasan Group in Syria were carried out due to its plotting of an 'imminent' attack against the US. This information was also confirmed earlier today by the US Central Command. - Aaron

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US captures Osama bin Laden's spokesman

Osama bin Laden's son-in-law sentenced to life in prison for acting as al-Qaida's spokesman after the Sept. 11 terror attacks - @AP

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

At least 30 fighters from Al Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front killed in Syria airstrikes, monitoring group reports - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US: Action was taken to disrupt attack plotting against US, Western interests by al Qaeda franchise Khorasan - @cnnbrk

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US military says it took action to disrupt 'imminent attack' against the US and Western interests by Al Qaeda veterans - CENTCOM statement via @Reuters

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Caliphate Soldiers purportedly kidnap French man

Algerian security official says a Frenchman has been kidnapped by militants in an area where North Africa's al-Qaida branch has a hideout - @AP

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al-Qaida

Al-Qaida claims responsibility for hijacking a Pakistani naval ship and trying to use it to fire rockets at US vessels - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Al-Qaida branches in Yemen and North Africa call for jihadists in Iraq and Syria to unite against the common threat from a US-led coalition - @AFP

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Israel-Syria tensions

Diplomatic source: UN peacekeepers in the Golan Heights are being relocated from 4 positions and 1 camp on the Syrian side of the Syrian-Israeli border after recent clashes with al-Qaida-linked militants - @Reuters

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