Iraqis Fight Back In Tikrit
Iraqi helicopter gunships struck suspected insurgent positions in Tikrit on Sunday as part of a government offensive to retake the predominantly Sunni hometown of former dictator Saddam Hussein from Sunni militants led by the al-Qaida breakaway Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, residents and off…
Security Bolstered At US Embassy In Baghdad
Security at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad was bolstered and some staff members were being moved out of Iraq’s capital city as it was threatened by the advance of an al-Qaida inspired insurgency, a State Department spokeswoman said Sunday...
State Department Renews “Global Terror” Alert
The State Department is renewing its global terrorism alert for U.S. citizens following the attack by al-Qaida linked extremists on an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya.
In a new ``worldwide caution'' issued Wednesday, the department said it continued to be concerned about threats to …
US Issues Global Travel Alert Over al-Qaida Threat
The United States has issued a global travel alert because of an al-Qaida terrorist threat.
The State Department says the potential for terrorism is particularly strong in the Middle East and North Africa. It says an attack could occur or come from the Arabian Peninsula.