1. Ties to Kabul Bombing Put ISIS Leader in Somalia in U.S. Cross Hairs Washington, February 4

    Bilal al-Sudani’s financing of the ISIS branch in Afghanistan that killed 13 U.S. troops in 2021 elevated him on U.S. kill-or-capture lists.

  2. Corporate Lawyer’s Unlikely Mission: Defend and ‘Humanize’ a Hated Terrorist Foreign, February 3

    Stanislas Eskenazi volunteered with Brussels’ legal aid service, typically helping petty criminals. But now he is representing Belgium’s most-wanted man.

  3. Cleric Is Convicted in New York of Supporting ISIS While in Jamaica Metro, January 26

    Abdullah el-Faisal, a Jamaican who was an outspoken supporter of the Islamic State, was the first person to face trial under New York State terror laws passed after Sept. 11.

  4. Man Convicted in Terror Attack That Killed 8 on a Manhattan Bike Path Metro, January 26

    Sayfullo Saipov could face the death penalty in the federal case. He said he was inspired to carry out the attack by Islamic State videos.

  5. Senior ISIS Leader in Somalia Killed in U.S. Special Operations Raid Washington, January 26

    Officials said the man helped facilitate a network of ISIS affiliates around the world.

  6. Jurors in Bike Path Terror Case Ask What Would Happen if They Acquitted Metro, January 26

    The panel weighing the fate of Sayfullo Saipov, who could face the death penalty, has sent a stream of questions to the federal judge overseeing the case.

  7. Bike-Path Terror Trial Is Wrapping Up in Federal Court Metro, January 24

    In closing arguments, the two sides dueled over why Sayfullo Saipov, an Uzbek immigrant, drove a truck onto a Manhattan bike path and killed 8 in 2017.

  8. Armed Insurgents Kidnap 50 Women in Burkina Faso Foreign, January 16

    The women were abducted while searching for food in a region that has been under a blockade by extremist groups for nearly a year.

  9. Sri Lanka’s Former President Ordered to Pay Victims of 2019 Bombings Foreign, January 12

    A Supreme Court ruling denounced former President Maithripala Sirisena and some of his top officials for what it called “reckless failure” to prevent the attacks, which killed more than 200 people.

  10. Terror Trial Opens With Chilling Descriptions of Deadly Bike-Path Scene Metro, January 10

    Sayfullo Saipov may face the death penalty for a fatal truck rampage that his lawyer did not dispute. His federal court case may last for months.

  11. The Elusive Dream of Owning a Home in New York City Metro, November 29

    For many middle- and working-class New Yorkers, it’s an even more distant possibility than it used to be.