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Americans Slip From Minnesota to Somali Terror Group, FBI Says

Americans Slip From Minnesota to Somali Terror Group, FBI Says

File photo. SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Young American men continue to slip through a terrorist recruiting pipeline from the homeland to join the ranks of jihadists half a world away in East Africa, with two going as recently as three …

Americans Slip From Minnesota to Somali Terror Group, FBI Says

Americans Slip From Minnesota to Somali Terror Group, FBI Says

File photo. SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Young American men continue to slip through a terrorist recruiting pipeline from the homeland to join the ranks of jihadists half a world away in East Africa, with two going as recently as three …

Hillary Clinton Urging Algeria to Back Military Intervention in Mali

Hillary Clinton Urging Algeria to Back Military Intervention in Mali

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(NAIROBI, Kenya) — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Algeria Monday, pressing officials in the North African country to do more to fight terrorism and support military intervention in neighboring Mali.Islamist extremis…

Egypt’s Coptic Christians to Vote for New Pope

Egypt’s Coptic Christians to Vote for New Pope

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Egypt’s Coptic Christians on Monday will vote for a new Pope to succeed Pope Shenouda III, who passed away in March. It’s a critical time for the ancient Christian community, which is nervous about t…

Father of Consulate Victim Feels ‘Abandoned’ by Obama Administration

Father of Consulate Victim Feels ‘Abandoned’ by Obama Administration

STR/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The father of former Navy SEAL Tyrone Woods, who was killed during the attack last month on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, feels “abandoned” by the White House because he has received no answers as to why there…

Panetta Explains Military Response on Day of Benghazi Attack

Panetta Explains Military Response on Day of Benghazi Attack

TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta spoke Thursday about the “Monday morning quarterbacking” going on about the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi and why the U.S. military didn’t act sooner….

Israel Mum on Mystery Explosion in Sudan

Israel Mum on Mystery Explosion in Sudan

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(JERUSALEM) — Israeli officials on Thursday would not confirm nor deny that the Israeli military carried out an attack Tuesday night on a weapons factory just south of the Sudanese capital Khartoum.The African nation directly acc…

Dutch Warship Destroys Pirate ‘Mother Ship’

Dutch Warship Destroys Pirate ‘Mother Ship’

NATO(NEW YORK) — Somali pirates may not be as active as they once were in the waters off of east Africa, but they still pose a significant danger to anyone who crosses their path. As a group of alleged pirates learned Wednesday, however, AK-47s are no…

Dutch Warship Destroys Pirate ‘Mother Ship’

Dutch Warship Destroys Pirate ‘Mother Ship’

NATO(NEW YORK) — Somali pirates may not be as active as they once were in the waters off of east Africa, but they still pose a significant danger to anyone who crosses their path. As a group of alleged pirates learned Wednesday, however, AK-47s are no…

Dutch Warship Destroys Pirate ‘Mother Ship’

Dutch Warship Destroys Pirate ‘Mother Ship’

NATO(NEW YORK) — Somali pirates may not be as active as they once were in the waters off of east Africa, but they still pose a significant danger to anyone who crosses their path. As a group of alleged pirates learned Wednesday, however, AK-47s are no…

Email Alerts Describe Benghazi Consulate Assault Unfolding

Email Alerts Describe Benghazi Consulate Assault Unfolding

John Foxx/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A series of email alerts sent as Obama administration officials monitored the attack on the U.S consulate in Benghazi last month are the latest to shine light on the chaotic events that culminated in the death of U.S…

Email Alerts Describe Benghazi Consulate Assault Unfolding

Email Alerts Describe Benghazi Consulate Assault Unfolding

John Foxx/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A series of email alerts sent as Obama administration officials monitored the attack on the U.S consulate in Benghazi last month are the latest to shine light on the chaotic events that culminated in the death of U.S…

Email Alerts Describe Benghazi Consulate Assault Unfolding

Email Alerts Describe Benghazi Consulate Assault Unfolding

John Foxx/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A series of email alerts sent as Obama administration officials monitored the attack on the U.S consulate in Benghazi last month are the latest to shine light on the chaotic events that culminated in the death of U.S…

Email Alerts Describe Benghazi Consulate Assault Unfolding

Email Alerts Describe Benghazi Consulate Assault Unfolding

John Foxx/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A series of email alerts sent as Obama administration officials monitored the attack on the U.S consulate in Benghazi last month are the latest to shine light on the chaotic events that culminated in the death of U.S…

Documents Back Up Claims of Requests for Greater Security in Benghazi

Documents Back Up Claims of Requests for Greater Security in Benghazi

STR/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) — Republicans on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform have released new documents backing up claims by security personnel previously stationed in Libya that there was a shortage of security personnel i…

Libyan Investigators Identify Commander of US Consulate Attack

Libyan Investigators Identify Commander of US Consulate Attack

STR/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Although Libyan-based Ansar al-Sharia contends it was not behind the siege at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi last month that left Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans dead, Libyan authorities are po…

Libyan Investigators Identify Commander of US Consulate Attack

Libyan Investigators Identify Commander of US Consulate Attack

STR/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Although Libyan-based Ansar al-Sharia contends it was not behind the siege at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi last month that left Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans dead, Libyan authorities are po…

Hillary Clinton Takes Responsibility for Consulate Security Lapses

Hillary Clinton Takes Responsibility for Consulate Security Lapses

Alex Wong/Getty Images(LIMA, Peru) — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accepted blame for the security lapses before the attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens.”I take res…

Tourists in South Africa Survived Capsized Boat in Air Pockets

Tourists in South Africa Survived Capsized Boat in Air Pockets

Nardus Engelbrecht/Gallo Images/Getty Images(CAPE TOWN, South Africa) — A popular tourist excursion near Cape Town, South Africa, turned into a horrifying experience for dozens of people this weekend when their boat capsized in chilly, shark-infested …

Crown Jewels Stolen from Ghana’s Royal Family

Crown Jewels Stolen from Ghana’s Royal Family

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(OSLO, Norway) — Precious ancestral crown jewels were stolen from Ghana’s king while he was on a business trip to Norway and Oslo and police are trying to track down the thieves who were caught on video cameras.The gold jew…

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