The self-acclaimed 9/11 plotter says the group has inspired wars that have cost America billions.
Gift of the Givers says it has received feedback about kidnapped South African Pierre Korkie as al-Qaeda militants still want ransom money.
Gift of the Givers says there is no certainty about the health or whereabouts of kidnapped South African Pierre Korkie in Yemen.
Hooded soldiers carrying sniper rifles have unleashed a sweeping crackdown across Mogadishu in a hunt for militants and weapons.
Yolande Korkie, the wife of a South African man being held hostage by al-Qaeda in Yemen, has made a final video appeal for his release.
Gift of the Givers has admitted it has lost all means of communication with the al-Qaeda kidnappers of SA hostage Pierre Korkie.
The al-Qaeda militants who kidnapped Pierre Korkie in Yemen have made contact, wanting to know where the ransom money from the SA government is.
Al-Qaeda's North African branch has established a haven in western Libya after they were driven out of northern Mali a year ago.
Gift of the Givers Foundation says there has been no word from Pierre Korkie's kidnappers in Yemen, as the ransom deadline looms.
Yolande Korkie has appealed to al-Qaeda militants in Yemen who kidnapped her husband Pierre Korkie, to free him, saying the ransom was unaffordable.
Militants linked to al-Qaeda have freed a South African woman kidnapped in Yemen, but mediators are still struggling to have her husband released.
A Taliban suicide bomber has detonated an explosives-packed vehicle next to a Nato military convoy in Kabul, say officials.
Christmas for Iraq's remaining Christian community means celebrating behind blast walls and barbed wire.
Following the capture of Abu Anas al-Liby in Tripoli by armed US forces, the suspected senior al-Qaeda member has pleaded not guilty in a US court.
Libya's Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has blamed those responsible for his brief abduction on a "political party which wants to overthrow the government".
A group of former Libyan rebels says it has seized Prime Minister Ali Zeidan due to his government's role in the US capture of a top al-Qaeda suspect.
Barack Obama says that the US would focus its attack on al-Qaeda-linked groups in Africa but had no intention of going to war on the continent.
US interrogators have headed to the Mediterranean to question a suspected Libyan al-Qaeda member accused of the bombings of US embassies in Africa.
A failed raid in Somalia and anger at the capture of an al-Qaeda leader in Libya has focused on the US's problems in its fight against militants.
A suicide bomber killed 15 people at a school in Iraq on Sunday, while at least 60 were killed on Saturday in two suicide bombings.