Terrorism
Associated Press (file)

U.S. forces kill al-Qaeda leader

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 2/07/20, 11:19 am

Qassem al-Rimi, who claimed responsibility for a shooting at a Florida military base, is dead. President Donald Trump on Thursday confirmed a U.S. counterterrorism operation in Yemen killed the founder of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).

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Associated Press/Photo by Alberto Pezzali

Known extremist stabs two in London

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 2/03/20, 11:44 am

A 20-year-old terror convict identified as Sudesh Amman put on a fake bomb and attacked two people on a busy London street on Sunday before officers shot him dead. The two stabbing victims and a third person injured by flying glass are all in stable condition. Amman recently got out of prison for publishing terror videos online and gathering information on bomb-making and knife attacks.

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Associated Press/Photo by Cliff Owen (file)

Al-Qaeda claims Pensacola attack

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 2/03/20, 11:39 am

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video taking responsibility for the December attack at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida. Saudi 2nd Lt. Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani killed three people when he opened fire inside a classroom at the base on Dec. 6. The Yemen branch of al-Qaeda has long been considered the most dangerous of the terrorist organization.

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