Fire broke out in Kabul's Inter-Continental Hotel on Tuesday during the attack.
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June 30, 2011 The airstrike that killed him came on the same day the Obama administration unveiled its new "National Strategy for Counterterrorism," which focuses on targeted drone strikes and special operations raids rather than conventional wars.
April 25, 2011 There's a lot to read this morning about the suspected terrorists who have been held at the U.S. detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as well as just where many of al-Qaida's top leaders were on Sept. 11, 2001.
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April 8, 2011 "Suspected terrorists are still being held under hazy circumstances with uncertain rights in secret, military-run jails across Afghanistan," the wire service reports. It's been told this by "U.S. military and other government officials."
March 11, 2011 A federal judge will allow a former inmate in a restrictive prison unit designed for terrorists and other prisoners to travel to Saudi Arabia for up to a month to visit his "ailing and infirm mother," according to a court order released Friday.
An undated file photo provided by U.S. Marshals shows Carlos Eduardo Almonte, left, and Mohamed Mahmood Alessa, right, who were arrested at New York's Kennedy Airport on June 5, 2010.
March 3, 2011 Two young New Jersey men have pleaded guilty to felony conspiracy charges, stemming from their attempt to join a terrorist group in Somalia last year. Mohamed Alessa and Carlos Eduardo Almonte were intercepted at New York's Kennedy International Airport last June.
February 28, 2011 A London jury has convicted a former airline worker linked to U.S.-born radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki of plotting to blow up an airliner. Rajib Karim, 31, who worked as a computer specialist for British Airways, was arrested earlier this month.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testified before the House Committee on Homeland Security today (Feb. 9, 2011).
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February 9, 2011 "We are now operating under the assumption, based on the latest intelligence and recent arrests, that individuals prepared to carry out terrorist attacks and acts of violence might be in the United States," the Homeland Security secretary says.
December 29, 2010 Four people have been arrested in Denmark and a fifth in Sweden for allegedly plotting to bomb the newspaper that printed cartoon images of the Prophet Muhammad.
Rev. Frederico Lombardi shows copies of 'Light of the World: The Pope, the Church and the Signs of the Times' by German journalist Peter Seewald, based on 20 hours of interviews with Pope Benedict XVI.
November 23, 2010 Belgian police question suspects; Pope Benedict says more about condom use; Cambodia crowd stampede kills hundreds; William and Kate set wedding date
November 10, 2010 If the device headed for an Oct. 29 flight had been activated, the blast "could have occurred over the eastern seaboard of the U.S.," London police say.
November 1, 2010 News that a plot to send bombs to the United States was foiled by an informant -- and not by inspections -- should not be taken as a sign that the security system didn't work, says Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.
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October 29, 2010 A U.S. official says that two military fighter jets are escorting an airliner from the Canadian border to New York, according to the AP. The plane, reportedly United Arab Emirates flight 201 from Dubai, is bound for New York City's JFK Airport.
September 24, 2010 The United Kingdom has raised it's terror threat level from Irish nationalists. The head of MI-5 warns that they could strike the British mainland for the first time since 2001.
September 10, 2010 Al-Qaida may have been weakened, but there's a growing danger from so-called homegrown terrorists who may be more difficult to spot, according to analysis from a bipartisan think-tank. Read the report.
August 30, 2010 The Dutch arrested on terror suspicions two men who flew to Amsterdam from Chicago. One man had suspicious items in his luggage, like a Pepto Bismol bottle with a cell phone taped to it.
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