Pakistan

Pakistan: 'Bin Laden doctor' moved to safe location

Former surgeon was given 33 years in jail in what US lawmakers say was punishment for helping CIA find Osama bin Laden.

Pakistan: 'Bin Laden doctor' moved to safe location

Pakistan

Bombs, blood and bravery: Defusing IEDs in Pakistan

Braving booby traps and attacks, what drives KPK's explosives experts to do one of the most dangerous jobs in Pakistan?

Saudi Arabia

Saudi crown prince: 'Iran is harbouring al-Qaeda' leaders

Mohammed bin Salman says Iran is hosting the son of Osama bin Laden.

Syria's War

Syria's war: Is Damascus really targeting al-Qaeda?

Despite Russia and the Syrian-regime saying they're fighting al-Qaeda in Syria, the group's presence has been shrinking.

Where is al-Qaeda in Syria?

Saddam Hussein

Saddam's eldest daughter Raghad on most wanted list

The names of 60 individuals including the daughter of late Saddam Hussein, Raghad, are on Iraq's most wanted list.

Saddam's eldest daughter Raghad on most wanted list

Mali

Malian soldiers killed in al-Qaeda attack on army base

At least 14 soldiers killed and 18 others wounded in an attack on a military camp in Timbuktu region's Soumpi.

Malian soldiers killed in al-Qaeda attack on army base

September 11

'We will fight': 9/11 families renew bid to sue Saudi

Victims' relatives try to prove Saudi involvement in first hearing after Congress removed aspects of sovereign immunity.

'We will fight': 9/11 families renew bid to sue Saudi

Yemen

After al-Qaeda: No signs of recovery in Yemen's Mukalla

Residents say nearly two years after it was "liberated", the Yemeni government has failed to help rebuild the city.

After al-Qaeda: No signs of recovery in Yemen's Mukalla

Osama bin Laden

CIA secret diary offers insight into bin Laden's mind

Secret journal shows mastermind of September 11, 2001, attacks on US as engaged commentator, not strategic thinker.

CIA secret diary offers insight into bin Laden's mind

War & Conflict

US releases trove of Osama bin Laden letters

More than 100 documents taken from late al-Qaeda chief shed new light on his mindset before he was killed by US troops.

Iran

Iran shrugs off claims of collusion with al-Qaeda

Foreign minister hints at ulterior motives behind latest CIA data dump purporting to show secret Iran-al-Qaeda dealings.

Javad Zarif shrugs off Iran-al Qaeda collusion claims

Osama bin Laden

CIA releases trove of Bin Laden files

The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has released 470,000 files that were captured during the raid that killed al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden in May 2011.

Osama bin Laden

CIA releases trove of documents from Bin Laden raid

Files reveal late al-Qaeda leader's theological interests and his thoughts on ISIL founder, Abu Musab al Zarqawi.

Qatar

GCC, US slap sanctions on Yemen 'terror' financiers

Feuding Gulf states agree to impose 'terrorist' financing sanctions on 11 people and two entities in war-torn Yemen.

GCC, US slap sanctions on Yemen 'terror' financiers

Middle East

'Deadly air strikes' target hospitals in Syria's Idlib

War monitor says Syrian and Russian jets struck four facilities, including maternity hospital, in retaliatory assault.