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15 killed in ongoing Islamist attack on Kenya hotel complex

Jan 16, 2019 - 9:06 AM

(UPDATED) 'We still believe there are two or 3 attackers in specific locations,' the first police officer says. 'The situation is far from over.'

DEADLY ATTACK. A man walks past bullet marks on a glass outside the DusitD2 hotel complex in Nairobi's Westlands suburb on January 15, 2019, in Kenya, after a blast followed by a gun battle rocked the upmarket hotel and office complex. Photo by Simon Maina/AFP

ISIS-aligned groups warn of more attacks after Melbourne rampage

Nov 15, 2018 - 2:52 PM

'Australia, don't think you are away from our attacks,' reads one poster, which shows a photo of a vehicle the Melbourne attacker set alight during his November 9 attack

RAMPAGE. A burnt vehicle is pictured at the crime scene following a stabbing incident in Melbourne on November 9, 2018. Photo by William West/AFP

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Feb 14, 2017 - 9:36 PM

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German hostage abducted in Philippines appears in video

Jan 12, 2017 - 7:00 PM

The Abu Sayyaf releases a video of Jurgen Kantner on Wednesday January 11 along with photos that had a date stamp of December 26 last year SITE Intelligence Group reports

ABDUCTED. German nationals Jurgen Kantner and his wife Sabine Merz (R) pose for a photograph on May 05, 2009 in Berbera. File photo by Mustafa Abdi/AFP

Al-Qaeda chief denounces Islamic State 'liars'

Jan 06, 2017 - 8:44 AM

In an audio message Ayman al Zawahiri complains that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi had alleged that Al Qaeda opposes sectarian attacks on Shiites and was prepared to work with Christian leaders

AL-QAEDA CHIEF. Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri denounces what he said was a dishonest propaganda campaign by rival jihadist group the Islamic State against his organization. File photo by AFP

American-Canadian couple, children appear in Taliban hostage video

Dec 20, 2016 - 5:25 PM

Canadian Joshua Boyle and his American wife Caitlan Coleman had two sons after being kidnapped in Afghanistan in 2012 during a backpacking trip

KIDNAPPED. In a video shared by the SITE Intelligence group, Canadian Joshua Boyle and his American wife Caitlan Coleman are shown with their two sons. Photo from the SITE Intelligence group

Philippines says Miss Universe ISIS threat is 'serious'

Aug 09, 2016 - 7:53 PM

A pro ISIS social media channel shows a video on how to create a bomb for Miss Universe referring to the beauty pageant to be held in Manila in January 2017

ISIS THREAT? File photo shows Steve Harvey asking Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach her Top 5 Final Question during the 2015 Miss Universe pageant. Photo courtesy of HO/The Miss Universe Organization

Qaeda chief backs new Taliban head as 'emir of believers'

Jun 11, 2016 - 10:02 PM

Al Qaeda chief Ayman al Zawahiri pledges allegiance to Afghan Taliban leader Haibatullah Akhundzada who was named as the Afghan Taliban s new leader last month

This still image from video obtained on October 26, 2012 courtesy of the Site Intelligence Group shows Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri speaking in a video. AFP PHOTO / Site Intelligence Group

Libya attack 'revenge' for Qaeda death: AQAP

Sep 15, 2012 - 9:26 PM

UPDATED Al Qaeda says the deadly attack on the US consulate in Benghazi was in revenge for the killing of the network s number two Sheikh Abu Yahya al Libi according to a US based monitoring group