Federal agents have backed up al Qaeda captive Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's confession in the killing of journalist Daniel Pearl by using photographs of the veins in his hands, according to a new report released Thursday.
Jewish students and faculty at California universities fear for their safety on campus because of threats aimed at them over the Middle East conflict, the father of a slain Wall Street Journal reporter said Friday.
Fourteen suspected terrorists listed as "high-value detainees" at the U.S. detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been designated as enemy combatants, placing them in line to be charged and put on trial by the U.S. military, Pentagon officials said Thursday.
Daniel Pearl flew in to Islamabad, Pakistan, on September 12, 2001. As the South Asia bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal, he would spend the next four months reporting on Afghanistan and Operation Enduring Freedom.
For a festival celebrating its 60th year, the Cannes Film Festival proved mighty frisky. Sure, a handful of the 21 international titles in competition were dolorous arthouse tush-testers - but enough films pleased, entertained and touched a viewer that Cannes 2007 turned out to be memorable.
The trial of 11 Pakistani men accused of terrorist activities and conspiracy to carry out attacks in Barcelona was delayed for 24 hours Monday after two defense lawyers said they had not had proper access to their clients.
Terry Anderson was the chief Middle East correspondent for The Associated Press when he was taken hostage by Shiite militants in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1985. He was held captive for almost seven years, one of dozens of Western civilians held during Lebanon's civil war.
The wife of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, who was kidnapped and killed by Islamic militants in 2002, is seeking money from the September 11th victims' fund, even after the fund administrator rejected her claim.