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Yemen crisis

US drone kills 4 Al Qaeda suspects in Yemen, official says - @AFP

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Afghanistan

Afghan forces raid a hospital run by aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres in north Afghanistan in search of a suspected Al Qaeda operative - @Reuters

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Bangladesh

Report: Chief of Al Qaeda in the Indian subcontinent one of those detained in Bangladesh militant arrests - @mysrgnews

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Bangladesh

Bangladesh arrests 12 suspected al Qaeda militants - @Reuters

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Yemen crisis

Around 1,200 prisoners, among them al-Qaida suspects, escape during clashes at Central Yemen prison, officials say - @Reuters

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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia confirms death penalties foor 2 suspected al-Qaida members in the shooting deaths of 4 French nationals in 2007 - @DailyStarLeb

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terrorism

Islamic State's 'unprecedented' spread and brutality put it ahead of al-Qaida as leader of global terrorist groups, according to US State Department's annual terrorism report - @cnnbrk

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Mokhtar Belmokhtar

Al-Qaida in North Africa denies US strike killed ex-chief Mokhtar Belmokhtar - @AFP

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Yemen crisis

Al Qaida militants in Yemen executed two Saudi men accused of spying for the United States - @Reuters

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Yemen crisis

White House releases statement confirming death of al-Qaida deputy Nasir al-Wuhayshi, says his killing 'removes from the battlefield an experienced terrorist leader and brings us closer to degrading and ultimately defeating these groups' - @Reuters

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Yemen crisis

White House expected to announce death of al-Qaida No. 2 Nasir al-Wuhayshi in Yemen airstrike shortly, officials say - @Reuters

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al-Qaida

In a video statement released by the media wing of Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, the group confirmed Nasir al-Wuhayshi's death and said his deputy, Qassim al-Rimi, has been named its new leader - @AP

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Yemen crisis

Al-Qaida confirms leader of powerful Yemen affiliate killed in US drone strike - @AP, @AFP

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Yemen crisis

Editor's note: U.S. intelligence officials are working to confirm the death of al Qaida's number two official, Nasir al-Wuhayshi, after a drone strike in Mukalla, Yemen. Social media and Yemeni press claim al-Wuhayshi was killed on Friday, but officials have told @NBCNews that this has not yet been confirmed. - Jillian

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Libya regional tensions

US launches airstrike on al-Qaida operative in Libya charged in leading attack on gas plant - @AP

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Libya regional tensions

US military conducts 'counterterrorism strike' against al-Qaida-associated militant in Libya, Defense Department says - @Reuters

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terrorism

Kenyan man pleads guilty in US terrorism support case; man supported al-Shabaab in Africa and extremist organizations operating in Syria, including al-Qaida, court documents show - @AP

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Syrian civil war

Leader of al-Qaida's Syria wing Nusra Front said his group was aiming to capture Damascus and the fall of Syrian President al-Assad would happen quickly - @Reuters

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Osama bin Laden killed

Photo: A few of the questions on an al-Qaida job application, found in documents obtained during 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden's compound - @bradheath

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Kenya

US State Department updates travel warning to Kenya; 'government continues to receive information about potential terrorist threats' - @StateDept

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