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1. 2014-09-16 New York man charged with trying to support IS New York
2. 2014-09-06 State Department releases graphic anti-ISIS video Washington
3. 2014-07-06 US airport checks target electronics USA
4. 2014-05-28 US gives $5bn to global terror fight Washington
F. 2013-08-11 Suspected US drone strike kills 2 alleged militants in Yemen Lahj, Yemen
2013-08-08 Slew of drone strikes in Yemen kill dozens Mareb, Yemen
7. 2013-08-04 Intercepted al Qaeda message led to embassy closings Washington
I. 2013-05-17 U.S. options to 'capture or kill' Benghazi suspects Washington
9. 2012-11-04 FBI to question Benghazi attack suspect FBI

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2014
War & Army
2014 2014
War & Army
US gives $5bn to global terror fight
US gives $5bn to global terror fight
US gives $5bn to global terror fight
Air Force
2014 2014
Air Force
Human Rights
2014 2014
Human Rights
2013
Slew of drone strikes in Yemen kill dozens
Politics
2013 2013
Politics
Crime
2013 2013
Crime
Terror
2013 2013
Terror
Air Force
2013 2013
Air Force
Human Rights
2013 2013
Human Rights
2012
US drone kills al-Qaeda chief
Politics
2012 2012
Politics
Terror suspects extradited to US
Terror suspects extradited to US
US drone kills al-Qaeda chief
Air Force
2012 2012
Air Force
Human Rights
2012 2012
Human Rights
2011
Key Pakistani militant 'killed by US drone'
Suspected drone strike kills up to 30
Politics
2011 2011
Politics
Crime
2011 2011
Crime
Terror
2011 2011
Terror
Air Force
2011 2011
Air Force
Human Rights
2011 2011
Human Rights
2010
War & Army
2010 2010
War & Army
Tougher US air screening rules
Crime
2010 2010
Crime
Terror
2010 2010
Terror
Air Force
2010 2010
Air Force
Human Rights
2010 2010
Human Rights
2009
Al-Qaeda Somalia suspect 'killed'
Taliban head Mehsud 'may be dead'
US drops 'enemy combatant' term
Obama orders review of flight screenings
CIA report alleges prisoner abuse
Obama stopped to detainee photo releases
Obama orders review of flight screenings
Al-Qaeda Somalia suspect 'killed'
US drops 'enemy combatant' term
Obama orders review of flight screenings
Al-Qaeda Somalia suspect 'killed'
CIA report alleges prisoner abuse
Air Force
2009 2009
Air Force
CIA report alleges prisoner abuse
Obama stopped to detainee photo releases
US releases Bush-era interrogation memos
2008
CIA kills top al Qaeda terrorist
UK: CIA rendition flights used British soil
Crime
2008 2008
Crime
Terror
2008 2008
Terror
CIA kills top al Qaeda terrorist
UK: CIA rendition flights used British soil
2007
U.S. targets al Qaeda suspects
Congress passes anti-terror bill
CIA jails in Europe 'confirmed'
Crime
2007 2007
Crime
Congress passes anti-terror bill
U.S. targets al Qaeda suspects
CIA jails in Europe 'confirmed'
2006
Airstrike targeted al-Zawahiri
Senators defy Bush on tribunals
Bush admits to CIA secret prisons
U.N. report: Close Guantanamo
Crime
2006 2006
Crime
Airstrike targeted al-Zawahiri
Airstrike targeted al-Zawahiri
Bush admits to CIA secret prisons
U.N. report: Close Guantanamo
2005
War & Army
2005 2005
War & Army
Senate backs detainee rights
FBI records detail Koran claims
Crime
2005 2005
Crime
Terror
2005 2005
Terror
Air Force
2005 2005
Air Force
Senate backs detainee rights
2003
War & Army
2003 2003
War & Army
Politics
2003 2003
Politics
Guantanamo translator held
Top al Qaeda operative caught
Asia's most wanted Hambali arrested
Top al Qaeda operative caught
Air Force
2003 2003
Air Force
Human Rights
2003 2003
Human Rights
2002
Saddam: U.S. attack 'doomed'
Fierce battle for al-Qaeda stronghold
Politics
2002 2002
Politics
9/11 planner arrested
Afghan captives start detention
9/11 planner arrested
Air Force
2002 2002
Air Force
Human Rights
2002 2002
Human Rights
2001
Last al-Qaeda stronghold falls
Kandahar fell
US kills Bin Laden deputy
Alliance moves in abandoned Kabul
Opposition claims Mazar-e-Sharif
US elite troops helicopter crashes
US jets bombard Taleban front line
US begins military strike
US begins ground deployment
Bush says US is at war
4 journalists killed
Aid workers freed
New Bin Laden TV broadcast
4 journalists killed
Taleban opponent executed
New Bin Laden TV broadcast
US kills Bin Laden deputy
US elite troops helicopter crashes
U.S. carpet-bombs Taliban
US jets bombard Taleban front line
US begins military strike
Aid workers freed

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New York man charged with trying to support IS  A court has formally charged Mufid A Elfgeeh, 30, with planning to assist the Islamic State militant group and attempting to murder US soldiers State Department releases graphic anti-ISIS video  The brutal mock ISIS recruitment video starts with a simple phrase: Run. Do not walk to ISIS land. Then a body is thrown off a cliff US airport checks target electronics  American officials have ordered some overseas airports with direct flights to the US to intensify screening of electronic devices US gives $5bn to global terror fight  US President Barack Obama has announced a $5bn 'terrorism partnership fund' to help other countries tackle extremists Slew of drone strikes in Yemen kill dozens Map of Mareb Yemen  Drone strikes against militants are intensifying as the U.S. Embassy there and in other Middle Eastern and African countries remain closed Terror suspects extradited to US Map of Suffolk United Kingdom  Five terror suspects, including the radical cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri, have flown out of the UK on a jet bound for the United States US drone kills al-Qaeda chief  A US drone strike on Monday in Pakistan targeted al-Qaeda's second-in-command Abu Yahya al-Libi, US officials say Key Pakistani militant 'killed by US drone'  Officials confirmed reports from locals that Ilyas Kashmiri had died, have been one of nine people killed in the attack Obama calls for migrant overhaul  US President has called for broad reform of the US immigration system, while highlighting steps he has taken to strengthen border security Suspected drone strike kills up to 30  Pakistan's army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has condemned the latest raid by US unmanned drones as 'intolerable and unjustified' Obama targets intelligence lapses  US President has ordered a strengthening of the US terrorist watch lists, saying the US system failed over the attempted Detroit plane attack U.S. lowers threshold for watch lists  The U.S. government has lowered the threshold for information important enough to put suspicious individuals on a watch list or no-fly list Tougher US air screening rules  The authorities are introducing tougher screening rules for passengers arriving by air from nations deemed to have links with terrorism   Obama orders review of flight screenings  President has ordered a review of security screening processes after botched terror attack on a U.S. airliner Terror probe suspect admits ties  24-year-old Najibullah Zazi who is a suspect in an alleged terrorist plot in the United States has admitted to having ties to al Qaeda Al-Qaeda Somalia suspect 'killed'  US forces have 'likely killed' Saleh Ali Saleh Nabhan, a top al-Qaeda suspect, during a US military raid CIA report alleges prisoner abuse  Interrogators threatened an al Qaeda prisoner with a gun and an electric drill to try to scare him into giving up information Taliban head Mehsud 'may be dead'  US and Pakistani officials are checking reports that the leader of the Taliban in Pakistan, Baitullah Mehsud, has been killed Obama stopped to detainee photo releases  President told government lawyers to object to a court-ordered release of additional images showing alleged abuse of detainees Obama reaffirms support for CIA  US President has told the CIA it remains key to protecting the country, days after releasing memos on its harsh interrogation techniques US releases Bush-era interrogation memos  Interrogation tactics such as waterboarding, sleep deprivation did not violate laws against torture when there was no intent to cause severe pain US drops 'enemy combatant' term  The US is abandoning its use of the term 'enemy combatants' to describe terror suspects - ending a key policy of the Bush administration CIA admits waterboarding inmates  The CIA has for the first time publicly admitted using the controversial method on terror suspects Water-boarding 'would be torture'  US national intelligence chief Mike McConnell has said that interrogation technique 'would be torture' if he was subjected to it CIA man defends 'water-boarding'  Retired agent John Kiriakou has said a al-Qaeda suspect was interrogated using a simulated drowning technique but that he believes it was justified Inquiry into destroyed CIA tapes  The justice department and the CIA are launching a joint inquiry into the destruction of 2 videotapes of interrogations of al-Qaeda suspects CIA jails in Europe 'confirmed'  Dick Marty, a Council of Europe investigator, says he has evidence to prove the CIA ran secret jails in Poland and Romania U.S. targets al Qaeda suspects   The AC-130 has attacked suspected al Qaeda targets in southern Somalia


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 Warplanes killed arge numbers of Islamic extremists in Hayi on a remote island believed to be an al Qaeda training camp


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2006 Sep.21   US deal struck on terror suspects  President W Bush has reached a deal with Republican senators on a bill setting rules for the interrogation 2006 Sep.14     Senators defy Bush on tribunals  A Senate committee is approving 15-9 legislation to set up trials for foreign terrorism suspects 2006 Sep.11   US waging 'ideological struggle'  Bush has said the fight against terror is a struggle for civilisation, marking 5 years since the 9/11 attacks 2006 Sep.6     Bush admits to CIA secret prisons  President said 14 key terrorist suspects have now been sent to Guantanamo Bay 2006 Feb.16   U.N. report: Close Guantanamo  UN: The U.S. government should release all suspected terrorists it's holding at Guantanamo or try them 2006 Jan.16   U.S. unsure of al-Zawahiri fate  Intelligence officials were trying to determine whether Zawahiri was at a dinner in a remote Pakistani village 2006 Jan.14   'Zawahiri' strike sparks protest  A missile strike in a village in Pakistan has prompted Islamabad to protest to its American allies 2006 Jan.13   Airstrike targeted al-Zawahiri
  A CIA strike on a building in village near the Afghan border may have killed Osama bin Laden's most-trusted aide

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2005 Dec.23   Mosques checked for radiation  The authorities have been secretly monitoring radiation levels at Muslim sites 2005 Dec.19   Bush: Secret wiretaps will continue  President intends to continue using wiretaps to monitor activities in the U.S. suspected of connected to al Qaeda 2005 Dec.17   Bush admits he authorised spying  President has admitted he authorised secret monitoring of communications within the US in the wake of 9/11 attacks 2005 Dec.8   US blocks ICRC access to suspects  The US has admitted that it has not given the Red Cross access to all detainees in its custody 2005 Nov.29   US probes secret CIA jail claim  Condoleezza Rice says it will investigate reports that the CIA is running secret jails in eastern Europe 2005 Oct.5   Senate backs detainee rights  Senators have voted overwhelmingly to outlaw cruel or degrading treatment of detainees held abroad 2005 May.25   Amnesty accuses US over 'torture'  Amnesty International: Governments around the world betrayed their commitment to human rights in 2004 2005 Apr.21   US 'to toughen airspace checks'  The US is planning to force foreign airlines crossing its territory to provide passenger lists 2005 Jan.24   U.S. mulls $50M bin Laden reward  As an effort to capture terrorist mastermind, the State Department is considering doubling the bounty on his head 2005 Jan.19   Tight security at inauguration  The traditional pomp, ceremony and celebration take place under unprecedented post-9/11 security

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2003 Aug.12   3 arrested in missile-smuggling case  The missile was smuggled from Russia by a British citizen of Indian descent. He was an independent arms dealer 2003 Mar.19   U.S. Troops Raid Villages  U.S. troops launched a terrorist-seeking raid. 'Valiant Strike' is taking place southeast of Kandahar 2003 Mar.6   Search for bin Laden tightens  Search has been narrowed to a few provinces in the northwest, and tribal and frontier provinces 2003 Mar.2   Sheikh Mohammed interrogated  The 37-year-old planner of 9/11 was arrested with 2 other people in a joint Pakistani-CIA operation near Islamabad 2003 Mar.1   US jubilant over al-Qaeda arrest  'That's fantastic!' was Bush's reaction on being told the news of Sheikh Mohammed's detention in Pakistan     Top al Qaeda operative caught  Khalid Shaikh Mohammed is believed to be the key planner of the 9/11 and several al Qaeda attacks in the last 10 years 2003 Jan.28   At least 18 rebels killed in firefight  U.S. and coalition were clearing terrain at the largest military action in the country since Operation Anaconda

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2002 Dec.17   Al-Qaeda 'still poses big threat'  The UN group monitoring the al-Qaeda network in its third report says it still poses a substantial threat 2002 Nov.13   U.S. looks for 'signals' in bin Laden tape  Intelligence analysts are looking for possible signals in the audiotaped warning, Ashcroft said at a news conference 2002 Nov.8   'Bin Laden alive,' says Interpol  Interpol Secretary General Ronald Noble has warned that al Qaeda is preparing simultaneous attacks in several countries 2002 Oct.4   Walker Lindh sentenced to 20 years  Lindh told U.S. District Judge that he 'made a mistake by joining the Taliban' 2002 Sep.14   Top al Qaeda operatives interrogated  Pakistani officials were questioning 2 al Qaeda operatives sought for their roles in the September 11   US charges five over al-Qaeda links  The men formed an al Qaeda cell and at least 2 of them received weapons training at an al Qaeda camp in Afghanistan 2002 Sep.13     9/11 planner arrested  Ramzi Binalshibh was one of the al Qaeda operatives most wanted by the U.S. government 2002 Sep.6   U.S. blames civilian deaths on ground fire  The investigation into airstrikes at wedding party blames anti-aircraft fire from the ground that provoked gunship to respond 2002 Aug.29   Mass graves raise questions  Ther are questions about what happened to prisoners after they were captured by Northern Alliance 2002 Aug.18   Tapes on bin Laden's network  A large archive of al Qaeda videotapes obtained in Afghanistan is revealing images of chemical gas experiments on dogs 2002 Aug.8   Saddam: U.S. attack 'doomed'  Iraqi President defiant speech to his nation didn't appear to faze the Bush administration 2002 Aug.2   Judge: terror suspects 'must be named'  A federal judge has ordered the Justice Department to disclose the names of suspects being held in connection with the 9/11 2002 Jul.1   Extra $10m to fight terror  The United States will provide emergency money, which will be used for military services and equipment 2002 Jun.14   Al-Qanoon claimed responsibility for bomb  Bush said that 'Radical killers' behind Karachi bomb at the U.S. Consulate 2002 May.30   Pakistan 'shifts men from al-Qaeda hunt'  There are conflicting reports about a redeployment of troops from the Afghan border in the west to its frontiers with India 2002 May.16   Body found may be Daniel Pearl's  Police said they believe a body recovered is that of slain Wall Street Journal reporter 2002 Mar.7   Fierce battle for al-Qaeda stronghold  The United States military is pouring fresh troops, attack helicopters into an area of eastern Afghanistan 2002 Mar.2   Caves hit with pressure bombs  The US forces have dropped 2 devastating high-pressure blast bombs on Taleban and al-Qaeda positions 2002 Feb.8   Taleban foreign minister surrenders  US forces are questioning Wakil Ahmad Mutawakil, the highest-ranking Taleban official so far to be taken into custody 2002 Feb.5   US softens line on 'evil axis'  Secretary of State Powell has said America is willing to talk to states which Bush described as an 'axis of evil   American Taleban indicted  John Walker Lindh has been formally indicted on 10 charges of conspiring to kill fellow Americans 2002 Jan.23   US halts transfers to Guantanamo camp  To allow detention facilities to be added and upgraded 2002 Jan.11   Tape shows attack plans  A chilling videotape shows targets of a planned attack by a broken terrorist cell   Afghan captives start detention
  The first group of 20 prisoners are now in a detention camp at a military base at Guantanamo
2002 Jan.8   3 Taleban ministers surrender  The notorious justice chief, former Defence Minister and Industry Ministerare among those to have handed themselves 2002 Jan.3   'Omar handover' is negotiating  Tribal leaders are reported to be negotiating the handover of the spiritual leader of the Taleban   Taleban prisoners released  260 prisoners freed from Kabul prison. Each given 500,000 afghanis ($20) by the Red Cross

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2001 Dec.26   New Bin Laden TV broadcast  Osama has accused the West of loathing Islam in a message broadcast by Jazeera 2001 Dec.19   13 Killed in Al Qaeda Prisoner Revolt  Fighters loyal to bin Laden rose up against their Pakistani guards, seized weapons and escaped 2001 Dec.17   Taliban may have arranged escapes  Oopposition forces may have agreed to let Taliban leaders go free in exchange for surrendering territory   Humiliation for al-Qaeda fighters  Anti-Taleban fighters have publicly paraded captured al-Qaeda members. There are still resistance from some pockets   Prisoners: bin Laden in Afghanistan  A group of 5 non-Afghan fighters believe terrorist mastermind is still in the Tora Bora 2001 Dec.16     Last al-Qaeda stronghold falls  Tribal fighters have taken the al-Qaeda positions in the caves of Tora Bora. Whereabouts of Bin Laden unknown 2001 Dec.15   Chemical war camp found  Material from a chemical, biological and nuclear weapons center is being examined 2001 Dec.12   Freedom in exchange for bin Laden  Eastern Alliance offered a new deal: Surrender Osama and his inner circle and go free. Airstrikes resumed against al Qaeda 2001 Dec.11   al Qaeda surrender deadline passes  There is no immediate word of any members of al Qaeda giving up to anti-Taliban forces   Gains against al Qaeda in mountains  Eastern Alliance had taken over a main base on Tora Bora and had given al Qaeda fighters a short time to surrender 2001 Dec.10   Key tunnel taken at caves  Anti-Taleban fighters have seized a key supply tunnel and strategic heights in the Tora Bora 2001 Dec.8   Afghans urged to hunt down fugitives  New leader Hamid Karzai has called to help hunt down Osama Bin Laden and Mullah Omar 2001 Dec.7   Confusion over Omar fate  Some reports say Mullah was being held in Kandahar, other that he has been seen with family on the Pakistan border 2001 Dec.6   Kandahar fell
  The Taliban lost last major stronghold. Opposition forces entered the city. There are reports of looting
2001 Dec.4   Anti-Talibans rush to Tora Bora  Several thousand mujahedeen fighters were being rushed to mountains where Osama bin Laden might be hiding   Anti-Taliban fighters battle al Qaeda  Brief gun battle fought in the hills on the approach to the mountains around Tora Bora nearJalalabad 2001 Nov.28   Mixed signals on force plan  Northern Alliance's foreign minister would consider the presence of a multinational peacekeeping force 2001 Nov.19   4 journalists killed Map of Jalalabad Afghanistan  Gunmen stopped an unguarded convoy on the way from Jalalabad to Kabul. 4 bodies had been found 2001 Nov.18   Taliban offer to surrender Konduz  The Taliban commander of northern zone and the Konduz governor are willing to surrender to the United Nations 2001 Nov.16   US kills Bin Laden deputy  Air strikes near Kabul had killed Mohammed Atef, a key planner behind the 11 September attacks 2001 Nov.15   US raids kill terror group leaders  Warplanes have killed several leaders of al-Qaeda network and the Taleban regime 2001 Nov.14   Aid workers freed  8 Western workers airlifted out of the country by a US military helicopter   Jalalabad seized  Taliban still control some Kandahar neighborhoods 2001 Nov.12   Alliance moves in abandoned Kabul
  Taliban have withdrawn most of their troops from the capital moving along a road to the south
2001 Nov.9   Opposition claims Mazar-e-Sharif
  
2001 Nov.8   Navy to join coalition  Warships will depart for the Indian Ocean to gather intelligence to the U.S.-led war on terrorism 2001 Nov.2   US elite troops helicopter crashes  Helicopter was forced down by bad weather and a team of US special forces had to be rescued 2001 Oct.31   U.S. carpet-bombs Taliban  Navy jets and heavy bombers pounded battle lines between Taliban and Northern Alliance 2001 Oct.27   US jets bombard Taleban front line  Most sustained bombing raids so far on positions north of Kabul 2001 Oct.26   Taleban opponent executed  Taleban say they have executed opposition commander Abdul Haq, one of the guerrilla commanders 2001 Oct.19   100 US Rangers clash with Taleban  Elite US ground forces fighting in southern Afghanistan. Helicopter gunships also involved 2001 Oct.9   US claims air supremacy  The United States now are able to carry out operations around the clock. 85% of targets had been damaged or destroyed 2001 Oct.7     US begins military strike
  Loud explosions and anti-aircraft fire in Kabul, Kandahar and Jalalabad
 Cruise missiles, bombers and submarines had been used in the attack on broad range of targets. Osama Bin Laden was seen on video making a defiant statement
2001 Oct.5   US begins ground deployment  The elite 10th Mountain Division, 1,000 US troops are on their way to Uzbekistan. Rumsfeld met Karimov 2001 Sep.30   Bin Laden 'hidden by Taleban'  Taleban ambassador in Pakistan said Osama is under the control of the regime in Afghanistan and is being kept in hiding 2001 Sep.28   Special forces deploy  US and UK commandos have been operating within Afghanistan performing scouting and reconnaissance missions 2001 Sep.25   US warns of long campaign  Defence Secretary Rumsfeld has said there will be no single co-ordinated assault at the start of fight against terrorism 2001 Sep.24   Putin pledges support for US  Russian President says country will support operations in Afghanistan and widen the cooperation with the alliance 2001 Sep.15     Bush says US is at war  President views Osama Bin Laden as the main enemy 2001 Sep.12   NATO reviews retaliatory action  Draft document look to invoke NATO's self-defence charter and give military or logistical support to the U.S.