#War on Terror
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The US State Department said information suggests attacks are planned in multiple regions.
A report published this week revealed a nine-fold increase in the number of deaths from terrorism in the since the beginning of the 21st century.
Read the extraordinary open letter to Barack Obama, written by four US Air Force whistleblowers.
The militant group has made a number of gains in recent months.
Usaama Rahim’s brother says he was shot in the back.
One lawyer called the move “Petty and nasty.”
The United States is up for its four-year review.
Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi was killed last month.
“On behalf of the United States government, I offer our deepest apologies to the families.”
Guantánamo Bay has just marked its thirteen anniversary; its legacy is as shameful as it is horrifying.
Moaz al-Kasasba was captured last week after his plane was reportedly shot down in Syria.
Note: Some readers may be upset by the graphic descriptions used in the report.
Uruguay has agreed to take six former prisoners.
WARNING: This article contains a graphic image of those killed in the blast.
There is no evidence however to suggest that an attack is imminent.
Robert Richards, who was 28, was found dead by his wife at their home in Florida.
The US says there are concerns terror groups have developed new non-traceable explosives.
Barack and Michelle Obama visited the $700 million museum today ahead of next week’s opening.
Officials have confirmed that at least three civilians have been killed in the strikes.
The Department of Homeland Security has urged airlines to pay extra attention to flights from overseas into the US.
The video, sent to officials in the US, is the first proof in more than three years that Bowe Berghdal is still alive.
The three men were sent to Slovakia as a ban remains in place on transferring any inmates to the US for any reason.
Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale are accused of murdering 25-year-old soldier Lee Rigby with knives and a machete.
South Africa’s apartheid regime designated the African National Congress as a terrorist organisation as it fought against racial segregation.
A two-year study found doctors designed and participated in torture and inhumane treatment of prisoners at CIA and Pentagon-run prisons.
Amnesty International says that the US has failed to live up to its promise of openness with Pakistani villagers leaving in constant fear.
Almost two-thirds of the prisoners at Guantanamo are on a hunger strike, which entered its fourth month earlier this week.
Anti-war group Shannonwatch said Ireland’s record in UN peacekeeping has been “tarnished” by complicity in the CIA rendition programme.
The French president told troops in Afghanistan that the French exit from Afghanistan is imminent.
The notorious detention centre has now been open for ten years and, with indefinite military detention now enshrined in US law, hope is fading that it will be closed down as pledged.
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Some $800million is being withheld as tensions between the ‘war on terror’ allies continue to ratchet up.
Ahead of an official announcement, the US defence secretary says Afghanistan is too unstable to lose a major presence.
The North American print media pulled no punches in its coverage of the reports of terrorist’s death.
See the satellite images of Bin Landen’s hideaway…
The military group that took out terrorist this morning in Pakistan operates outside military protocol and their identities kept top secret.
3,520 days between the September 11 attacks and bin Laden’s death – with up to a million civilian deaths in between.