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Fight against Islamic State militants

Al-Qaeda leader Zawahiri calls on Iraq Sunnis to wage guerrilla war against Iraq army if Islamic State are defeated - Reuters

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Yemen crisis

Al-Qaeda suicide bomber in Abyan province kills 4 Yemen soldiers - AFP

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al-Qaida

Son of Osama bin Laden, Hamza bin Laden, releases message on al-Qaida media outlet calling for overthrow of Saudi government, elimination of US influence - Flashpoint

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Fight against Islamic State militants

President Obama says US prepared to work with Russia to strengthen efforts against Islamic State, al-Qaida in Syria, but 'time for Russia to show that it is serious'

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Yemen crisis

More: US Central Command says July 8 strike in Yemen killed 1 al Qaeda operative, July 6 strike killed 6 and injured 1 - Reuters

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Yemen crisis

US Central Command says US conducted 2 additional counterterrorism strikes in July against al Qaeda in the Arabian peninsula near central Yemen - Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Statement: Leadership of Syria's Al-Nusra Front release English-language explanation for split from al-Qaida, says goal it to dissolve 'unnecessary affiliations that may hinder a real merger or be used as a premise to weaken our revolution' - @ibrahimhamidi

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Al-Nusra chief in Syria Abu Mohammed al-Golani announces break with al-Qaida in video statement - AFP, Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Al-Nusra chief in Syria Abu Mohammed al-Golani announces break with al-Qaida in video statement - AFP, Reuters

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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, Bangladesh, 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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