Steve Bannon surrenders to authorities and is expected to face New York State charges related to the border wall fundraising effort

CNN — Steve Bannon turned himself in to authorities on Thursday morning and is expected to face New York State Fees linked to an effort to raise money to finance the construction of a wall along the southern border of the United States. Former Donald Trump aide is expected to plead not guilty on Thursday … Read more

Police file terrorism charges against Pakistani Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police have filed terrorism charges against former Prime Minister Imran Khan, authorities said Monday, heightening political tensions in the country as ousted prime minister holds mass rallies to return to office. The charges follow a speech Khan gave in Islamabad on Saturday in which he pledged to prosecute police officers and … Read more

Imran Khan: Former Pakistani Prime Minister Investigated by Police Under Anti-Terror Law

Islamabad CNN — Pakistani Authorities are investigating whether former prime minister Imran Khan violated anti-terror laws and banned him from speaking live on television, in moves likely to stoke tensions between Khan, who maintains popular support for mass, and the coalition government. According to police documents seen by CNN, police opened an investigation after Khan … Read more

Somalia hotel siege ends after 30 hours with 21 dead and 117 injured

Somali authorities on Sunday ended an attack by Islamic extremists that left 21 dead and more than 110 injured when gunmen stormed a hotel in the capital. It took more than 30 hours for Somali forces to contain fighters who stormed Mogadishu’s Hayat hotel on Friday night in an assault that began with loud explosions. … Read more

Kabul mosque bombing kills at least 10, including a prominent cleric

Kabul, Afghanistan — A bomb attack in a mosque in the Afghan The capital of Kabul during Wednesday evening prayers killed at least 10 people, including a prominent cleric, and injured at least 27, an eyewitness and police said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, the latest to hit the country … Read more

FBI investigating ‘unprecedented’ number of threats against office following Mar-a-Lago raid

CNN — The FBI is investigating an ‘unprecedented’ number of threats to office personnel and property in the wake of search for former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, including some against officers listed in court records as being involved in the recent search, a law enforcement source told CNN. On Friday, the names of the … Read more

A look at the missile that killed al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri

WASHINGTON (AP) — For a year, U.S. officials have said eliminating a terrorist threat in Afghanistan without U.S. troops on the ground would be difficult but not impossible. Last weekend, the United States did just that – killing al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri with a CIA drone strike. Other high-profile airstrikes in the past have inadvertently … Read more

Al-Qaeda leader Al-Zawahiri died after drone attack on his home in Kabul

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed at the home of a Taliban lackey wanted by the FBI who has already received a column from the New York Times. The jihadist, one of the planners of the September 11 attacks, was shot down by a CIA-issued drone on Sunday morning in a house in Kabul belonging … Read more

AP sources: US operation killed al-Qaeda leader al-Zawahri

WASHINGTON (AP) — A CIA drone strike killed al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri in Afghanistan, according to five people familiar with the matter. Current and former officials began hearing Sunday afternoon that al-Zawahri had been killed in a drone strike, but the administration delayed releasing the information until his death could be confirmed, according to one … Read more