Al Qaeda http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19383/all en Al Qaeda offshoot gains ground in Niger, threatens uranium mines http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110308/al-qaeda-niger-uranium-mining <p> Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb thrives in the Sahara Desert across Northern Niger and targets Western companies mining Niger&#39;s uranium.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110308/al-qaeda-niger-uranium-mining" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Al Qaeda Niger Conflict Zones Tue, 22 Mar 2011 10:45:00 +0000 Ethan Wagner 5629343 at http://www.globalpost.com In Yemen's unrest, Al Qaeda attempts comeback http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/110329/yemen-al-qaeda-explosion-abyan-saleh-protests <p> SANAA &mdash; Giving up control of Abyan province, a center of Al Qaeda activity, Yemen&#39;s president might be out to prove that his ouster would lead to a resurgence of terrorism.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/110329/yemen-al-qaeda-explosion-abyan-saleh-protests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al Qaeda Ali Abdullah Saleh Arab Spring Yemen Conflict Zones Middle East Tue, 29 Mar 2011 17:12:00 +0000 Jeb Boone 5634026 at http://www.globalpost.com Good news: We're beating bin Laden http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/war/afghanistan-war/110329/al-qaeda-bergen <p> &ldquo;More people die in their own baths every year than have died at the hands of jihadist terrorists in the United States since 9/11.&rdquo;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/war/afghanistan-war/110329/al-qaeda-bergen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Afghanistan War Al Qaeda Arab Spring Egypt Home Conflict Zones Asia-Pacific Military War Middle East Pakistan Tue, 29 Mar 2011 20:43:00 +0000 David Case 5634087 at http://www.globalpost.com In 8 year fight against Al Qaeda, Saudi Arabia detains almost 12,000 people http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/saudi-arabia/110403/saudi-arabia-al-qaeda-terrorism-arrests <p> In an apparent reaction to protests by the families of detained suspects, Saudi Arabia has released once tightly guarded information about its crackdown on Al Qaeda militants.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/saudi-arabia/110403/saudi-arabia-al-qaeda-terrorism-arrests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al Qaeda Saudi Arabia Sun, 03 Apr 2011 17:40:00 +0000 Caryle Murphy 5635120 at http://www.globalpost.com Belarus: where bad news gets worse http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/opinion/110416/belarus-minsk-metro-bombing-lukashenko <p> Belarus is stuck somewhere in the 1960s; the thought of a serious terror attack has about as much relevance as a Martian invasion.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/opinion/110416/belarus-minsk-metro-bombing-lukashenko" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al Qaeda Belarus Europe Opinion Russia Sun, 17 Apr 2011 12:43:00 +0000 Jean MacKenzie 5638198 at http://www.globalpost.com As Yemen unites, will Al Qaeda fall? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/110419/yemen-protests-al-qaeda-saleh <p> SANAA &mdash; The conventional wisdom that Al Qaeda will rise from Yemen&#39;s ashes is being challenged by average Yemenis.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/110419/yemen-protests-al-qaeda-saleh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al Qaeda Ali Abdullah Saleh Arab Spring Yemen Conflict Zones Middle East Wed, 20 Apr 2011 09:58:28 +0000 Jeb Boone and Shatha Al-Harazi 5638730 at http://www.globalpost.com Bin Laden is down but extremism is not out http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/indonesia/110502/osama-bin-laden-al-qaeda <p> JAKARTA &mdash; Analysts say that the terror threat is changing in Indonesia, from large terror groups to smaller cells targeting locals rather than Westerners.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/indonesia/110502/osama-bin-laden-al-qaeda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al Qaeda Osama bin Laden Indonesia Mon, 02 May 2011 16:29:56 +0000 Sara Schonhardt 5641768 at http://www.globalpost.com Most Chinese unmoved by bin Laden's death http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/110502/china-osama-bin-laden <p> BEIJING &mdash; &ldquo;This seems doesn&rsquo;t have one mao [metaphorically a cent] of relation to us,&rdquo; one Chinese netizen posted online.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/110502/china-osama-bin-laden" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Al Qaeda Osama bin Laden China Pakistan Mon, 02 May 2011 16:53:40 +0000 Kathleen E. McLaughlin 5641780 at http://www.globalpost.com A walk through the war on terror http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5641806 Remember Freedom Fries? From the fall of the Twin Towers, through the Iraq War and the death of bin Laden, check out our gallery tracing the history of the war on terror. Afghanistan Al Qaeda Osama bin Laden Mon, 02 May 2011 20:32:00 +0000 News Desk 5641806 at http://www.globalpost.com Reactions from Kabul to bin Laden's death http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5641841 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Many in Kabul saw Osama bin Laden as their biggest enemy.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost contributors </div> </div> </div> <p>On the streets of Kabul many welcome the killing of Osama bin Laden and express the hope that it will improve Afghanistan's security and development.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="640" height="360" title="Osama bin Laden dead: Afghanistan reactions" alt="Osama bin Laden dead: Afghanistan reacts" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/4ab09474e68b2-original.jpg?1304362426" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2011:05:03 09:49</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("4ab09474e68b2", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Afghanistan Afghanistan War Al Qaeda On Location Osama bin Laden Tue, 03 May 2011 13:49:00 +0000 GlobalPost contributors 5641841 at http://www.globalpost.com Yemenis react to bin Laden's death http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5641914 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Video: Many hope the death of Al Qaeda's leader means US troops will leave Islamic lands.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sami al-Ansi </div> </div> </div> <p>Many rejoice in the death of Al Qaeda's leader, while others caution of a thousand "bin Ladens."</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="640" height="360" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/15e748dcc3203-original.jpg?1304371412" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2011:05:02 17:40</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("15e748dcc3203", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Al Qaeda Osama bin Laden War Middle East Video Mon, 02 May 2011 21:40:00 +0000 Sami al-Ansi 5641914 at http://www.globalpost.com Osama bin Laden: the world's most wanted man killed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/opinion/columnists/110502/osama-bin-laden-twin-towers-world-trade-center <p> BOSTON &mdash; Osama bin Laden, the son of a Saudi billionaire, became the most wanted man in the world before being killed by U.S. forces at the age of 53.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/opinion/columnists/110502/osama-bin-laden-twin-towers-world-trade-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Al Qaeda Columnists Osama bin Laden War Pakistan Mon, 02 May 2011 22:57:00 +0000 Charles M. Sennott 5641922 at http://www.globalpost.com In New York, a bittersweet revenge http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/opinion/columnists/110502/new-york-osama-bin-laden-twin-towers-september-11-attacks-world-trade-center <p> NEW YORK &mdash; In a city scarred by Osama bin Laden&#39;s life, his death brought the kind of joy rarely associated with a killing.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/opinion/columnists/110502/new-york-osama-bin-laden-twin-towers-september-11-attacks-world-trade-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al Qaeda Columnists Osama bin Laden War Mon, 02 May 2011 22:53:50 +0000 Michael Moran 5641927 at http://www.globalpost.com Abbottabad: reactions from where bin Laden was killed http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5641934 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Eyewitnesses heard blasts, but can't believe bin Laden was killed in their town.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Suzanna Koster </div> </div> </div> <p>ABBOTTABAD, Pakistan — Some locals say the fuss around bin Laden's death is nothing but U.S. propaganda.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="640" height="360" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/b01937d2a9eb5-original.jpg?1304376752" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2011:05:02 19:11</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("b01937d2a9eb5", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Al Qaeda Osama bin Laden War Pakistan Video Mon, 02 May 2011 23:11:00 +0000 Suzanna Koster 5641934 at http://www.globalpost.com Pakistan: Karachi reacts to bin Laden's death http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5642213 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Some in Pakistan's largest city hope their country's image will now improve.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Danyal Rizvi </div> </div> </div> <p>KARACHI — One local said he thinks militancy is far from dead. "There are a hundred Osamas in the making."</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="640" height="360" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/bb930bec6713d-original.jpg?1304460872" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2011:05:03 19:29</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("bb930bec6713d", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Al Qaeda Osama bin Laden Pakistan Video Tue, 03 May 2011 23:29:00 +0000 Danyal Rizvi 5642213 at http://www.globalpost.com