The death of an American Green Beret on Monday raised the tally of U.S. forces killed in action in Afghanistan to 20 this year, the highest since combat operations officially ended in 2014.
Hamza bin Laden was killed in the Afghanistan/Pakistan region, according to a statment by the president on Saturday. He said his death "undermines important operational activities" of al-Qaida.
The attorney for one of the 9/11 defendants argues the Guantanamo military commission can't try his client, because the U.S. wasn't at war with al-Qaida at the time of the attacks.
Ivory Coast's business community is shaken after a deadly al-Qaida attack on a beach resort. The West African nation's economy had been on the rebound after a civil war.
Thousands have left their homes en route to Iraq and Syria, which the U.N. report calls an "international finishing school" for extremists.