American officials are no longer so dismissive of reports about al-Qaeda’s growing presence
Ansar Al Islam says two men it claims to have murdered were 'pioneers of practicing and promoting homosexuality'
Mr Jalal believes he has been targeted with five drone strikes in Waziristan since 2010
The men are expected to take part in a rehabilitation program for former jihadis
Exclusive: Terror group’s acquisition of sophisticated weaponry raises the stakes in the country’s bitter civil war, and causes consternation in Washington
His wife fears he could be susceptible to blackmail
Demonstrations have been returning to the streets amid a lull in fighting but the al-Qaeda linked group is cracking down
The camouflage fatigues were smuggled in aid containers marked as 'second hand clothes'
The Big Question: Is the Russian bombing helping or making things far worse for Syria?
Jalal Baleedi and his aides were reportedly travelling in a car targeted by a missile
An al-Qaeda propaganda magazine claims the former leader said the pilot should have crashed into buildings rather than the sea
'Jabhat al-Nusra poses one of the most significant long-term threats of any Salafi-jihadi group'
The couple were taken from their home in Djibo by an armed group overnight
Soldiers had been searching the Yibi Hotel and surrounding areas for more militants
At least 23 people were killed in the attack, which started on Friday night
Peter Nesser gives a detailed analysis of the threat we face, while German-Egyptian political scientist Hamed Abdel-Samad traces Islam's fascist tendencies back to its founder