Mastermind Who Tried to Underwear-Smuggle Cash to ISIS Is Going to Jail

Jason Parham · 11/13/14 04:28PM

Your 20s are meant to be a time of self-reflection and discovery. Bad decisions are inevitable. Amal El-Wahabi knows all about bad decisions. In January, the 28-year-old tried to smuggle money to her husband—a member of ISIS—by concealing it in her friend's underwear. The plan, for obvious reasons, failed.

Iraqi Jihad Leader Is Getting Crap For Wearing a Fancy Wristwatch

Adam Weinstein · 07/07/14 10:55AM

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, shadowy leader of the jihadist group that's taken over much of Iraq and self-appointed leader of the world's Muslims, made an unprecedented public appearance at the beginning of last week—and was promptly criticized for being a sheikh with a chic fashion watch.

Rick Santorum Complains of Gay 'Jihad' Against Him

Jim Newell · 08/29/11 11:21AM

So a full eight years ago, then-Sen. Rick Santorum made an offensive slippery-slope argument with regards to legalizing gay marriage and how it would lead to constant bestiality everywhere. Some folks on the Internet responded by pulling a Google prank that forever links his name to frothy anal discharge. But this doesn't still bother Santorum, does it? Railing against it isn't, say, a part of his stump presence nowadays?

Bin Laden Was Plotting a 9/11/11 Attack When We Offed Him

John Cook · 07/15/11 10:57AM

The Wall Street Journal has new details on what intelligence, exactly, we got from the Abbottabad compound Osama bin Laden was living in when he was hunted down and killed by Navy SEALs. Top among the discoveries: Bin Laden wanted to mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11 with another 9/11.

Al Qaeda Magazine Publisher Faces Charges

Jeff Neumann · 08/18/10 04:26AM

A grand jury convened yesterday to see if 24-year-old North Carolina blogger Samir Khan could be charged with terrorism offenses after he created the English-language jihadi magazine Inspire, with stories like "Make a Bomb in the Kitchen of Your Mom."

Jihadi Networking Site 'Infiltrated,' Webmaster Flustered

Jeff Neumann · 06/11/10 04:32AM

Popular jihadi website al Samoud has been hacked—at least that's what the web forum's administrator, Abu al-Aina'a al-Khorasani, says. On al Fallujah message board he warns that his online journal has "been the subject of an ‘infiltration operation.'"

Terrorists Now Using Autotune to Attack America

Maureen O'Connor · 05/26/10 05:25PM

Al Qaeda's latest diabolical plot: It's staging an assault on America's eardrums and it's using autotune to do it. A pair of hip-hop jihadis—including Alabama-born convert Omar Hammami—released hot new English-language tracks on a terrorist website this week.