By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Despite two explosions and dozens of other security threats, U.S. officials in Washington turned down repeated pleas from American diplomats in Libya to increase security at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi where the U.S. ambassador was killed,
By AMY FORLITIAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A man who worked as a janitor at a Minneapolis mosque directed young Somali expatriates back to their war-torn homeland to fight as part of a pipeline that funneled men and money from Minnesota to a terror group, a federal prosecutor said
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A jury of 10 women and six men has been chosen to hear the case of a Minnesota man accused of helping to send U.S. men to fight for a terror group in Somalia.
Mahamud (mah-hah-MOOD') Said (sy-EED') Omar faces five terror-related counts at his federal trial in Minneapolis
By LARA JAKESAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - A series of coordinated bombings shattered Shiite neighborhoods and struck at Iraqi security forces Sunday, killing at least 26 in attacks that one official described as a rallying call by al-Qaida just days after dozens of militants escaped from
By ELAINE GANLEYAssociated Press
AUVERS-SUR-OISE, France (AP) - The leader of an Iranian militant group that was taken off the U.S. terror list on Friday says the move will change her group's "balance of power" with the world - predicting a higher profile in politics, fundraising and
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Russian foreign minister lashed out Friday at countries that are backing opposition groups fighting the dictatorship of Syria's Bashar Assad, saying that was "pushing Syria even deeper into internecine strife."
Sergei Lavrov, the top Russian diplomat, told the U.N.
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The Obama administration granted a victory Friday to a militant Iranian organization formerly allied with Saddam Hussein, taking the group off the U.S. terrorism list despite vehemently rejecting its claim that it is a pro-democracy opposition
By KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian rebels struck deep in the fortress-like inner sanctum of President Bashar Assad's rule Wednesday in Damascus, detonating two car bombs that engulfed the army headquarters in flames.
The suicide bombings and subsequent gun battles in the
By AHMED AL-HAJAssociated Press
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemen's president said Tuesday he would talk to his country's branch of the al-Qaida militant network if it were to give up its weapons, abandon its extremist ideas and stop sheltering foreign fighters.
The televised statement by