Save the Children says the bombed maternity hospital it supports in the rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib served some 1,300 women and children a month. Save the Children hide caption

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Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden speaks to a selected group of reporters in the mountains of Helmand province in southern Afghanistan in 1998. It has been five years since he was killed in a U.S. raid in Pakistan. Rahimullah Yousafzai/AP hide caption

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Handout picture dated 1997 and released in 2012 by the UN shows ancient manuscripts displayed at the library in the city of Timbuktu. Al-Qaeda has destroyed ancient texts it considers idolatrous. Evan Schneider/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Timbuktu's 'Badass Librarians': Checking Out Books Under Al-Qaida's Nose

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Salimata Sylla, a mother of three, visits Grand Bassam with her family to show she's not afraid of terrorists. On March 13, al-Qaida gunmen killed some 19 people at the beachfront town. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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A Day At The Beach Is A Way Of Saying 'We're Not Afraid' Of Terrorists

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An Ivorian soldier stands guard on March 18, 2016 at the site of a jihadist shooting rampage at the beach resort of Grand Bassam. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ivory Coast Struggles To Keep Economy Afloat After Terror Attack

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A screenshot of Lucas Kinney, a 26-year-old Briton who recently began making videos for Jabhat al-Nusra, the al-Qaida affiliate in Syria. Kinney's father is a veteran Hollywood assistant director who helped make such films as Rambo and the Indiana Jones series. Via YouTube hide caption

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The New Propagandist For Al-Qaida In Syria And His Link To Hollywood

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A 1998 file photo of Ayman al-Zawahri speaking at a news conference in Khost, Afghanistan. The reclusive al-Qaida leader says he has pledged support to the new chief of the Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansoor. Mazhar Ali Khan/AP hide caption

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An undated file picture shows Osama bin Laden. A new Wikileaks release purports to reveal that one of his sons requested a death certificate for the al-Qaida leader, who was killed in a U.S. military raid in 2011. EPA/Landov hide caption

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An image of Mokhtar Belmokhtar from the U.S. State Department's wanted poster in the Rewards for Justice program. Belmokhtar was a leading figure in al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb. U.S. Department of State hide caption

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An Islamic State fighter holds holds a rifle and the group's flag shortly after capturing the northern Iraqi city of Mosul in June 2014. Dozens of Americans have been accused of planning or heading off to the Middle East to join the group. Their individual cases are on the chart below. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Who Are America's Suspected ISIS Followers?

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