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15 years after 9/11: the US remembers

New York, Washington and Pennsylvania have fallen silent to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the US.

New York, Washington and Pennsylvania have fallen silent to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the US.

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Al Qaeda 15 years after 9/11

Fifteen years on from the 9/11 attacks and more than five years after the death of Osama bin Laden what has happened to Al Qaeda?

Fifteen years on from the 9/11 attacks and more than five years after the death of Osama bin Laden what has happened to Al Qaeda?

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Journalists freed in Syria return home to Spain

Three Spanish freelance journalists who were kidnapped in Syria last July have returned home on Sunday after being released. On Saturday it was

Three Spanish freelance journalists who were kidnapped in Syria last July have returned home on Sunday after being released. On Saturday it was

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Sixteen people die in attack on Ivory Coast beach resort

Al Qaeda gunmen attack Grand Bassam resort 16 people are killed including four Europeans All six gunmen are killed by Ivorian Special Forces

Al Qaeda gunmen attack Grand Bassam resort 16 people are killed including four Europeans All six gunmen are killed by Ivorian Special Forces

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Burkina Faso siege: witnesses describe moment gunmen entered

Witnesses to the Ouagadougou attack say suspected Islamist militants shot indiscriminately at them and did not speak French – the national language

Witnesses to the Ouagadougou attack say suspected Islamist militants shot indiscriminately at them and did not speak French – the national language

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What the ceasefire means for Homs

Buses carrying insurgents leave the Syrian city of Homs Part of rare local ceasefire deal Priority given to women, children, seriously wounded

Buses carrying insurgents leave the Syrian city of Homs Part of rare local ceasefire deal Priority given to women, children, seriously wounded

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Prisoner swap frees Lebanese soldiers and ISIL leader's ex-wife

16 Lebanese soldiers and policemen held captive by Al Qaeda’s Syrian wing, the Nusra Front, have been released. The group was kidnapped during an

16 Lebanese soldiers and policemen held captive by Al Qaeda’s Syrian wing, the Nusra Front, have been released. The group was kidnapped during an

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Mali: a state of emergency and national mourning

Mali has been placed under a ten-day state of emergency after hundreds were taken hostage at a luxury hotel in its capital city. At least 20 people

Mali has been placed under a ten-day state of emergency after hundreds were taken hostage at a luxury hotel in its capital city. At least 20 people

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Bush vs Hollande: can you tell their speeches apart?

They are two speeches made in the wake of two terrorist atrocities. But while the circumstances may have been similar, the two presidents who made

They are two speeches made in the wake of two terrorist atrocities. But while the circumstances may have been similar, the two presidents who made

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Afghan Hazara mourn, demand government guarantee security

The streets of Kabul rang with cries of ‘Down with terror!’, as thousands of Afghan minority Hazara- filled the streets, angrily demanding the

The streets of Kabul rang with cries of ‘Down with terror!’, as thousands of Afghan minority Hazara- filled the streets, angrily demanding the

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Al Qaeda and Islamic State - a possible reconcilation?

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri has dismissed the self-titled group Islamic State as illegitimate, but says his followers would join them in

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri has dismissed the self-titled group Islamic State as illegitimate, but says his followers would join them in

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Al-Qaeda leader pledges allegiance to new Taliban chief

Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri has pledged allegiance to the new head of the Taliban. The announcement came in an audio message, which could not be

Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri has pledged allegiance to the new head of the Taliban. The announcement came in an audio message, which could not be

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Mali hostages Gustafsson and McGowan seen in new jihadist video

Two men captured by Islamist militants in Mali – said to be the last Westerners held hostage in the country – have been seen in a rare video posted

Two men captured by Islamist militants in Mali – said to be the last Westerners held hostage in the country – have been seen in a rare video posted

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Al-Qaeda's leader in the Arabian Peninsular is killed in Yemen

Al-Qaeda has confirmed that a suspected US air strike in Yemen has killed the leader of its organisation in the Arabian Peninsular, (AQAP), Nasser

Al-Qaeda has confirmed that a suspected US air strike in Yemen has killed the leader of its organisation in the Arabian Peninsular, (AQAP), Nasser

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Libyans claim Mokhtar Belmokhtar killed in US airstrike

One of the most feared Islamic militant leaders, Mokhtar Belmokhtar, has reportedly been killed by a US airstrike in Libya, according to the local

One of the most feared Islamic militant leaders, Mokhtar Belmokhtar, has reportedly been killed by a US airstrike in Libya, according to the local

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Al Qaeda militant is 'killed in US air strike' inside Libya

The al Qaeda militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar and seven others have been reported killed in a US air strike inside Libya. Belmokhtar’ is thought to have

The al Qaeda militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar and seven others have been reported killed in a US air strike inside Libya. Belmokhtar’ is thought to have

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Syrian rebels seize last city in Idlib province, eye Damascus

Nusra Front, the Syrian affiliate of al Qaeda, said on Thursday it had taken over Ariha, the last city in the northwestern province of Idlib that was

Nusra Front, the Syrian affiliate of al Qaeda, said on Thursday it had taken over Ariha, the last city in the northwestern province of Idlib that was

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Senior al-Qaeda militant reportedly killed in Yemen

A US air strike is said to have killed a senior militant of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. The SITE Intelligence group quotes Al Qaeda as saying

A US air strike is said to have killed a senior militant of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. The SITE Intelligence group quotes Al Qaeda as saying

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German police prevent terror attack, according to media reports

German police have prevented an imminent terror attack after raiding the home of a suspected extremist, according to media reports. They detained a

German police have prevented an imminent terror attack after raiding the home of a suspected extremist, according to media reports. They detained a

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Yemen: Suspected al-Qaeda militants liberate inmates of Mukalla prison

Some 150 inmates were freed when suspected al-Qaeda militants stormed a prison in the Yemeni port town of Mukalla. One of the escapees was provincial

Some 150 inmates were freed when suspected al-Qaeda militants stormed a prison in the Yemeni port town of Mukalla. One of the escapees was provincial

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Syria: Idlib 'captured' by Islamist rebels in blow to Assad regime

Islamist groups in Syria including al Qaeda’s Nusra Front have reportedly seized the city of Idlib, dealing a huge blow to the Assad regime. Social

Islamist groups in Syria including al Qaeda’s Nusra Front have reportedly seized the city of Idlib, dealing a huge blow to the Assad regime. Social

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Bin Laden aide guilty of conspiracy in embassy bombings

A former senior aide of Osama bin Laden has been found guilty of plotting the US embassy bombings by al-Qaeda that killed 224 people in 1998. Khalid

A former senior aide of Osama bin Laden has been found guilty of plotting the US embassy bombings by al-Qaeda that killed 224 people in 1998. Khalid

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US charges six Bosnian natives with aiding terrorist organisations

Six people in the United States have been charged with aiding terrorist organisations. The are Bosnian natives living in Missouri, Illinois and New

Six people in the United States have been charged with aiding terrorist organisations. The are Bosnian natives living in Missouri, Illinois and New