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.

Myanmar

Rohingya group denies links with al-Qaeda, ISIL

Rakhine-based Rohingya fighters, who emerged in October last year, say they have no ties to any 'terrorist group'.

ARSA group denies links with al-Qaeda, ISIL and others

Arts & Culture

New York City marks 16 years since 9/11 attacks

Memorial services held across the US to remember the thousands dead in the worst ever attack on US soil.

Africa

South African held in Mali released by al-Qaeda

Stephen McGowan was the longest-held of a group of four foreigners taken hostage by armed group in Timbuktu in 2011.

South African held in Mali released by al-Qaeda

Al-Qaeda

US raid kills 'seven al-Qaeda fighters' in Yemen

Pentagon says US forces kill seven suspected members of AQAP in a ground raid on a compound in Marib governorate.

US raid kills 'seven al-Qaeda fighters' in Yemen

Al-Qaeda

US drone strike kills suspected fighters in Yemen

Missiles hit a car reportedly carrying five AQAP fighters and weapons to Marib province, local media reports say.

US drone strike kills five suspected al-Qaeda fighters