Abdulrab Rasul Sayyaf, 68, a former anti-Soviet mojahedin, leads the Dawat party and is an MP for Kabul.
Four men and three women have been arrested in France suspected of helping aspiring jihadis, some of them teenagers, to go to fight against Bashar al-Assad in Syria.
An Al Qaida-linked website has called for the assassination of President François Hollande and French soldiers because of France's military interventions in Mali and the Central African ...
A man who published Al-Qaida propaganda translated into French on the web has been sentenced to a year in prison. A Paris court found.
Negotiators attempting to secure the release of the South African hostage Pierre Korkie, who is being held in Yemen by Al Qaeda, say they have no proof that he is either alive or dead.
Syrian rebels overran the Aleppo headquarters of the jihadist fighter group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant on Wednesday. This, as clashes between opposition forces raged into a sixth ...
French troops are locked in a major offensive against Al Qaida in northern Mali, military sources have told RFI.
RFI's Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon were murdered because their kidnappers' vehicle broke down.
At least 35 people have been detained in the inquiry into the murder of RFI's Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon in Kidal, according to sources in Mali.
French hostages and the question of ransom payments are this morning's main topics.