Days after Iraq’s second-largest city fell to Al-Qaeda-inspired fighters, some Iraqis are already returning to Mosul, lured back by insurgents offering cheap gas and food, restoring power and water and removing traffic barricades.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
A police official dispelled claims that there were looming terrorist threats on the Independence Day on Thursday following the arrest of top Abu Sayyaf Group leader and bomber on the eve of the June 12 celebration.
A drone strike Saturday killed 15 Al-Qaeda suspects and three civilians in Yemen’s central Baida province, a stronghold of the extremist group, a security official said.
A Spanish newspaper says that two Spanish journalists have been freed after six months captivity in Syria by a rogue Al-Qaeda group.
Osama Bin Laden claimed responsibility for masterminding 9/11 on the night of the attacks, his son-in-law said Wednesday as he unexpectedly testified at his federal trial in New York on terror charges.