Mar 8, 2013 — Sulaiman Abu Ghaith appeared in a Manhattan federal court. Prosecutors said the trial make take about three weeks. A trial date has not yet been set.
Mar 2, 2013 — Mokhtar Belmokhtar is believed to have been behind the attack on an Algerian gas plant in January. The Chadian military said Saturday its forces had killed the senior commander for al-Qaida's wing in North Africa in an attack on a rebel base in Mali.
Feb 22, 2013 — Among them, specific tips on how to scramble signals and more obvious tips on hiding beneath trees. The document was left behind as al-Qaida fighters streamed out of Timbuktu.
Jan 27, 2013 — The French-led intervention against Islamist rebels is gaining strength. African military chiefs say a minimum of 5,000 regional troops are needed to join the intervention against the rebels.
Jan 16, 2013 — The State Department said Americans are reported to be among the hostages taken by militants at an Algerian gas plant. The total number of hostages is unclear, as are the number of Americans. The attack is seen as retaliation against France's intervention against Islamists in neighboring Mali.
Jan 13, 2013 — "Stopping the terrorists, that's done," Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said in an interview Sunday. He also said the three-day-old intervention in Mali was getting support from the U.S. and other countries.
Dec 10, 2012 — The decision to add Jabhat al-Nusra to the list of foreign terrorist organizations is meant to marginalize extremists who are among the groups working to oust President Bashar Assad. A State Department spokeswoman said the group was an al-Qaida front.
Nov 20, 2012 — The four suspects were interested in training in Taliban camps in Afghanistan; three of the suspects were arrested in California, a fourth is being held in Afghanistan.
Jun 5, 2012 — Officials from Pakistan and the U.S. told news outlets earlier that Abu Yahya al-Libi was among those meant to be killed. Now it's being reported he was among the fatalities.
May 24, 2012 — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says the efforts are frustrating terrorists.