al-Qaeda

U.S. State Department: Al-Qaeda leaders reside in Iran

U.S. State Department: Al-Qaeda leaders reside in Iran

The State Department's counterterrorism coordinator John Godfrey said a number of Al-Qaeda leaders (the terrorist group banned in Russia) reside in Tehran. "We remain deeply concerned about the fact that al-Qaida …

US attacked Al-Qaeda in Syria

US attacked Al-Qaeda in Syria

The United States military conducted a drone strike in Syria targeting a senior al-Qaeda (organization prohibited in Russia) leader and planner, a CENTCOM spokesperson says, FOX News reports. "U.S. forces conducted a …

ISIS suspects apprehended in Istanbul

ISIS suspects apprehended in Istanbul

At least nine foreign nationals suspected of being members of the ISIS and Al-Qaeda terrorist groups (banned in Russia) were apprehended in Istanbul, Turkish security sources said Thursday. The counter-terrorism operation was …

Pentagon: Taliban remains terrorist organization

Pentagon: Taliban remains terrorist organization

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley told a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing about the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan and evacuation that the Taliban movement (outlawed in Russia) still have not …

New U.S. Ambassador to Russia names priority areas

New U.S. Ambassador to Russia names priority areas

Newly appointed U.S. ambassador to Russia John Sullivan said he will try to focus on areas where the two sides can cooperate. Sullivan said he has a range of priorities: Cooperating on an arms-control strategy that …

Up to 30,000 ISIS fighters still in Syria and Iraq

Up to 30,000 ISIS fighters still in Syria and Iraq

Despite military defeat in the region, the "Islamic State" militant group can still "mount attacks inside Syrian territory," according to a UN report. In Iraq, the group "remains active" hiding out in desert …

Will ISIS and Al-Qaeda unite?

Will ISIS and Al-Qaeda unite?

ISIS and Al-Qaeda terrorist groups can unite, director of the Executive Committee of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure, Yevgeny Sysoyev, warned during the anti-terrorist forum in …

US reveals ISIS plans

US reveals ISIS plans

ISIS will focus on regrouping in Iraq and Syria, as well as planning international attacks, US National Intelligence Director Dan Coats said in a statement for the record titled "Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence …