Terror attacks

FBI releases newly declassified record on 9/11 terror attacks

The document released Saturday, on the 20th anniversary of the attacks, is the first investigative record to be disclosed since President Joe Biden ordered a declassification review of materials.

published on : 12th September 2021

'I did it. I blame myself': Ex-ticket agent who checked in two 9/11 hijackers on flight

A report by ABC News said that Vaughn Allex, an American Airlines ticket agent at Dulles International Airport on September 11, 2001, 'will never forget the faces of two of the 9/11 hijackers.'

published on : 12th September 2021

EXCERPT: An Afghan reporter recalls 9/11's aftermath in his country

Amir Shah was The Associated Press' eyes and ears in Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks, when all foreigners were ordered to leave.

published on : 12th September 2021

For World Trade Center cook Sekou Siby, surviving 9/11 led to activism

A cook and dishwasher at the World Trade Center's Windows on the World restaurant, Siby had swapped shifts that day with a co-worker who ended up dying in the terrorist attacks.

published on : 12th September 2021

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed: The defiant 'mass murderer' of 9/11

Mohammed, who boasted to interrogators of designing and managing the 9/11 plot  sits in a cell in a high-security camp on the US naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. 

published on : 10th September 2021

Easter Sunday terror attacks: Lanka's failure to act on Indian intel highlighted in Parliament

Nine suicide bombers, belonging to local Islamist extremist group National Thawheed Jamaat linked to ISIS, carried out a series of blasts that tore through three Catholic churches in 2019. 

published on : 19th July 2021

26/11 terror attack: US court to hold in-person extradition hearing of Tahawwur Rana on Thursday

A team of officials from India is believed to have arrived in the US for the proceedings that will take place in a federal court in Los Angeles.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Eight arrested in connection with Sri Lanka blasts: Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

The government is yet to ascertain whether the attackers had any 'overseas links'.

published on : 21st April 2019

Sri Lanka attacks: Air India waives cancellation charges for Colombo flight tickets

The airline has also requested passengers to report well in advance to clear security at Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo.

published on : 21st April 2019

Kabul: 16 security personnel killed in separate Taliban attack

16 security officers were killed in two separate incidents of terror attacks in Afghanistan's western Badghis province.

published on : 24th April 2018

Hafiz Saeed, other JuD leaders still freely using group's offices despite ban in Pakistan

The government last month had taken over the Jamaat-ud-Dawa's famous Muridke Markaz and Lahore's headquarters of Masjid Al Qadsia in Chauburji.

published on : 6th March 2018

US suspending security aid to Pakistan has nothing to with inaction against Hafiz Saeed's release: Official

Responding to a question, US official Heather Nauert disputed the general impression coming out of Pakistan that it will not rearrest Hafiz Saeed as being demanded by the US.

published on : 5th January 2018

Here is a timeline of the deadly terror attacks Russia witnessed in 2017

Russia has suffered several terrorist assaults this year, including a deadly attack on the Saint Petersburg metro in April that left 15 dead and dozens wounded. 

published on : 28th December 2017

Here is a timeline of Islamic-State claimed terror attacks in Kabul so far

IS, or Daesh as it is locally known, has carried out several spectacular attacks in the east of the country since it was first designated a terrorist group in the region in 2015.

published on : 28th December 2017

Nine years on, survivors of Mumbai 26/11 attack await closure

As many as 10 Pakistani terrorists, belonging to the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) group, had unleashed carnage across Mumbai, on November 26, 2008.

published on : 26th November 2017
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