European judges have ruled that our northern neighbor- Romania and Lithuania have violated the rights of two suspected terrorists from "Al Qaeda" and helped the CIA to abuse them, reports the BBC (BBC).
The United States caught Abu Zubaydah and Abd al-Rahim al-Nashari after the New York attacks of September 11, 2001, and are now in jail at Guantanamo Bay.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One of the militants killed in a U.S. air strike in Libya over the weekend was a "high-ranking" official in al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), the Pentagon said on Wednesday.
The strike on Saturday, the first against al Qaeda militants in Libya, killed "two terrorists" as part of efforts to deny militants a safe haven in the country's vast desert.
More than 3,400 Afghan civilians were killed in violence last year, the United Nations said on Feb. 15, with militant bombings the main cause while air strikes by U.S. and government forces inflicted a rising toll.
Al-Qaeda’s global network remains “remarkably resilient,” posing more of a threat in some regions than Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), U.N. sanctions monitors said in a report seen by AFP on Feb. 7.