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US to launch drone strikes in Niger against IS, Al-Qaeda: Report

Nigerien and US officials told the newspaper that Central Intelligence Agency operatives have been flying surveillance drones from a small airport in the town of Dirkou.

published on : 10th September 2018

Locals joining militancy in Kashmir highest since 2010; Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind​ gaining ground: Data

The group claims support of Al-Qaeda and is headed by Zaqir Rashid Bhat alias Zaqir Musa, who hails from a village in the Tral area of Pulwama district.

published on : 26th August 2018

US officials confident Al-Qaeda's Christmas Day jet-bombing mastermind killed

Al-Asiri is believed to have masterminded the attempted Christmas Day, 2009, bombing of a US-bound passenger jet.

published on : 21st August 2018

Police arrests Al-Qaida linked AGH militant in Jammu, foils bid to disturb ID celebrations in Delhi

An attempt of Zakir Musa-led Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, a unit of al-Qaeda, to disturb Independence Day celebrations in Delhi and Jammu was foiled with the arrest of a Kashmiri militant.

published on : 6th August 2018

At least five killed in Southern Philippines blast

President Rodrigo Duterte recently signed a law to create greater Muslim autonomy in the south which is hoped to end the conflict.

published on : 31st July 2018

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Chouhan attacks Congress leader Digvijay Singh again over 'Osamaji' remark

Chouhan had last week, in an apparent reference to Singh's calling Osama bin Laden as "Osama-ji" years ago asked if adding the honorific `Ji' for a terrorist was not an anti-national act.

published on : 26th July 2018

Evacuations begin from besieged pro-regime Syria towns

Starting on Wednesday morning, a series of barricades on the road leading into the towns were removed to let dozens of buses in.

published on : 19th July 2018

Saudi Arabia says two militants, two others killed at checkpoint 

The Interior Ministry said in a statement that the shooting happened on Sunday afternoon in al-Qassim.

published on : 9th July 2018

Al-Qaeda warns Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over 'sin'

Prince Mohammed has spearheaded a string of policy changes in ultraconservative Saudi Arabia, including reinstating cinemas and allowing women to drive. 

published on : 1st June 2018

Senate panel approves CIA nominee Haspel despite torture background

The Intelligence Committee voted 10-5 to forward her nomination to the entire Senate, virtually assuring that she will earn final approval to lead the US spy agency replacing Mike Pompeo.

published on : 17th May 2018

Islamic State claims assassination of Iraq election candidate

In a statement on the messaging app Telegram, the jihadist group said Juburi was killed because he was "an atheist".

published on : 7th May 2018

Facebook took action on 1.9 million IS or al-Qaeda-linked content in first three months of 2018

Facebook today said new detection tools wielded by its counterterrorism team are quickly detecting and removing extremist propaganda for the Islamic State group and al-Qaeda.

published on : 24th April 2018

Al-Qaeda-linked jihadist group claims attack on UN camp at Timbuktu

The main jihadist alliance in Africa's Sahel region with links to Al-Qaeda on Friday claimed an attack last weekend on the UN camp of international troops in northern Mali's historic city of Timbuktu.

published on : 21st April 2018

Minister's ouster unlikely to slow Sudan's push to get off US 'terror' list

Omar al-Bashir's dismissal of Sudan's foreign minister, Khartoum's top negotiator with Washington, is unlikely to affect efforts to have Khartoum removed from a US "terrorism" blacklist, experts say.

published on : 20th April 2018

Three accused of raising money for al-Qaeda set to change pleas 

Federal authorities charged the men in 2015, along with a fourth who pleaded guilty last year.

published on : 12th April 2018
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