Republicans on Capitol Hill Knew of Foley's Behavior

REP. FOLEY INVESTIGATION

Republicans on Capitol Hill Knew of Foley's Behavior

As the FBI begins to investigate, and the Republican leaders on Capitol Hill squirm, ABC News has learned new details of former Congressman Mark Foley's X-rated Internet messages -- all sent while he posed as a crusader against Internet porn. (ABC News)

Foley Scandal Sends Tremors through Other House Races

As top Florida Republicans today prepare to choose a replacement for former Rep. Mark Foley (R-Fla.), who stepped down Friday after ABC News reported that he had sexually explicit Internet exchanges with a teenager, the shock waves from the growing scandal are beginning to be felt in other House races across the country. (ABC News)

Analysis: Congressman's Lewd Messages Could Shake-Up Midterm Elections

With just five weeks to go before a critical midterm election that will determine which party controls Congress and the fate of the last two years of the Bush presidency, the resignation of Republican Florida Congressman Mark Foley has the potential to shake up a volatile electorate and tilt the advantage to the Democrats. (ABC News)

AL QAEDA

The Laughing 9/11 Bombers

FILM of the ringleader of the September 11 hijackers reading his "martyrdom" will inside Afghanistan at Osama Bin Laden's headquarters has emerged five years after the Al-Qaeda outrage. (The Sunday Times)

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Al Qaeda Letter Gives Glimpse Into Leadership: Report

Information recovered from safe houses when al Qaeda's leader in Iraq was killed six months ago placed the group's leadership in the Waziristan region of Pakistan, The Washington Post reported on Monday. (Reuters)

In Video, Qaeda Deputy Condemns Bush and Pope

Ayman al-Zawahri, Al Qaeda's deputy leader, branded President Bush a "lying failure" and Pope Benedict XVI a "charlatan" in a video released Friday. (NY Times)

Algerian Group's Contact Person For Al Qaeda Killed

A prominent leader of the Algerian Salafist Group for Call has been killed in a shootout with another armed group north of Mali, sources confirmed to al Hayat newspaper. Mokhtar Belmokhtar, 34, is believed to have been the group's main contact with al Qaeda. He also the group's main source for weapons, which is why his death is considered a blow to the group. Belmokhtar is also known as the Prince of the Desert and Khaled Abu El Abbas and is wanted internationally. The Algerian group had recently announced that it joined al Qaeda and pledged allegiance to Osama bin Laden. (Al Hayat)

Analysis: Al Qaeda Increasingly Reliant on Media

On the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, Abu Omar received the call to jihad. Literally. (NY Times)

ITALY

Italian Police Say Smash Algerian Terror Cell

Italian police said on Monday they had smashed an Algerian Islamic fundamentalist cell that gave logistical support to suspected militants in Algeria. (Reuters)

YEMEN

Yemen Kills 2 Fugitive Members of Al Qaeda

Security forces in Yemen on Sunday killed two fugitive members of Al Qaeda who had escaped from a high security prison six months before, the Yemen official news agency, Saba, reported. (NY Times)

U.S.

Rice Disputes Report She Brushed Off CIA Chief

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Monday disputed a report that she brushed off the head of the CIA when he warned of a possible attack on the United States before September 11, 2001. (Reuters)

INDIA/PAKISTAN

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