New York Times reporter Charlie Savage is revealing the machinations in a new book
The Booker Prize winner's oft-rejected, ultra-violent debut novel powerfully blurs good and evil, writes Arifa Akbar
Anthony is well-versed in nightmare scenarios. Mark Piesing finds out how worried we should be
The al-Qaeda leader was killed in a US raid on Abbottabad in 2011
The Sikh coalition argued that the costume was offensive to those who lost loved ones in the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Centre
The program can use almost any identifying information to track the online behaviour of a target
The 336-page report, based on testimony from more than 200 witnesses, official documents and site visits, alleges:
Osama Bin Laden was able to hide undetected in Pakistan for years because of a “collective failure” of the country’s “military authorities, the intelligence authorities, the police and the civilian administration,” according to a damning report kept secret by the Pakistani government.
Fear of Islamic extremism is a rare bridging link between the US and Russia
Soldiers facing the threat of suicide bombers in Damascus tell The Independent's Middle East correspondent of their fears for the future of Syria
First one Navy SEAL writes about the deadly raid, then another contradicts him. Rupert Cornwell reports on the many versions of the terrorist’s death
Giovanni di Stefano claimed he had links with Bin Laden, Mugabe and Saddam
Alarming as the hostage crisis in Algeria is, memories of Iraq teach us that this is no reason to make an already volatile area more unstable
The Guantanamo Bay trials are in such disarray that nobody may ever be convicted of the 9/11 attacks in New York and Washington, it emerged today.
An al-Qa'ida suspect accused of masterminding a plot to detonate bombs in Manchester and New York has been extradited to the US.
Members of government involved in intelligence have baulked at suggestions in the film that torture was used to obtain information in the hunt for al-Qa'ida leader Osama bin Laden