Al Qaida

Airstrike against ISIS target. (WBZ-TV)

Former Ambassador Says Airstrikes Not Enough To Defeat ISIS

Former U.S. Ambassador to NATO Nicholas Burns says the battle against ISIS is winnable but it’s going to be years in the making.

09/23/2014

Freed hostage Peter Theo Curtis is seen in a video believed to have been recorded late in his captivity.

Mass. Man Freed After Two Years Held Hostage In Syria

The Obama administration identifies the freed hostage as Peter Theo Curtis of Massachusetts.

08/24/2014

Tarek Mehanna. (Family photo courtesy: J.W. Carney)

Court Upholds Mass. Man’s Terrorism Conviction

Tarek Mehanna of Sudbury received a fair trial when he was convicted of four terror-related charges and three charges of lying to authorities, a three-judge panel of the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found.

11/13/2013

Tarek Mehanna

Jury Gets Case In Terror Trial Of Sudbury Man

A prosecutor has told a jury that a Massachusetts man on trial for terror-related charges “was motivated by and inspired by” the leaders of al-Qaida.

12/16/2011

Tarek Mehanna

Trooper Testifies About Jihadist Materials Found In Mehanna’s Home

A state trooper has testified about jihadist materials found in the bedroom of a Massachusetts man charged with conspiring to help al-Qaida.

10/28/2011

Rezwan Ferdaus

Understanding Homegrown Terrorism

An Ashland man accused of plotting a terror attack had real explosives, and said he was committed to killing Americans. But how did this happen and why?

09/29/2011

Tarek Mehanna

Judge Rejects Mass. Man’s Bid To Dismiss Terror Charges

A judge has rejected a bid to dismiss parts of charges accusing a Massachusetts man of providing support to al-Qaida.

08/03/2011

Tarek Mehanna

Accused Terrorist Back In Boston Court

A federal judge in Boston says he could take days or weeks to decide whether to allow bail for a Sudbury man accused of conspiring to support Al-Qaida.

02/23/2011

Tarek Mehanna (right) is seeking bail ahead of his upcoming terror trial.

Accused Mass. Terror Suspect Renews Bid For Bail

A Massachusetts man accused in a terror plot to kill Americans is asking a judge to release him on bail as he awaits trial.

02/21/2011

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