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US Congress demands Dr Shakil Afridi's release Feb 26, 4:57 pm
Karachi, Feb 26 (ANI): As the U.S. Congress debated giving Pakistan aid worth 500 million dollars, lawmakers have demanded the release of Dr Shakil Afridi, the man who helped America find Osama bin Laden.
Qatar says US-led coalition 'not doing enough' to counter IS Feb 26, 3:27 pm
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Qatar, a key Arab partner in the U.S.-led coalition to take on the Islamic State (IS), believes that the coalition is "not doing enough" to fight the terror outfit, Qatari officials said.
London, Feb 26 (ANI): Letters between Osama Bin Laden and his al Qaeda commanders that were a part of a "treasure trove" of material seized during the US special forces raid on Bin Laden's Abbottabad compound in May 2011 have been revealed for the first time that show updates on plots against the West and its allies.
US security chief warns shoppers after Al Shabab issues terror threats against western shopping malls Feb 23, 12:18 pm
London, Feb 23 (ANI): United States Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has asked people to be more "vigilant" while shopping in the wake of terror threats to Western shopping malls, a report said.
London, Feb 19 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama has reportedly said that the U.S. is not at war with Islam but with those "who have perverted Islam."
Former ISI chief claims Pak revealed Osama's 'whereabouts' to US ahead of his killing Feb 11, 1:12 pm
Karachi, Feb 11 (ANI): Former Director General of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lieutenant General (retired) Asad Durrani has gone on record to say that Pakistan had "most likely" revealed Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden's whereabouts to the United States prior to his killing in Abbottabad in May 2011.
Washington, Feb 09 (ANI): A retired Marine Corps general leading the U.S.-led coalition's fight against the Islamic State (IS) has said that the terror group "is at an entirely different level than Al Qaeda was."
White House may reveal secret sections of 9/11 report hinting at Saudi funding to al Qaeda Feb 7, 1:17 pm
London, Feb 07 (ANI): The White House is considering revealing the secret sections of an official report into the 9/11 terrorist attack that refer to possible Saudi Arabian support to al Qaeda following the statement of a former operative of the militant group that said that major Saudi figures funded the group.
London, Feb 05 (ANI): Al-Qaeda plotter Zacarias Moussaoui has said that "extremely famous" officials of the Saudi royal family helped fund the 9/11 attacks.
Johannesburg, Jan 28 (ANI): The leader of the Somalia-based Islamist militant group, Al Shabaab, who carries a three million dollar bounty on his head, has reportedly quit the terror outfit and renounced violence perpetrated by the Al Qaeda-linked organization.
IS urges supporters to launch 'lone wolf' attacks in UK Jan 25, 10:35 am
London, Jan 25 (ANI): The Islamic State (IS) has reportedly urged its followers and sympathisers to conduct "lone wolf" attacks in the United Kingdom and has also posted tips online to launch Paris-style rampage in London.
Confusion prevails over status of JuD, Haqqani network as Pak FO avoids confirming ban Jan 23, 10:33 am
Karachi, Jan 23 (ANI): Avoiding questions seeking a confirmation of the reported ban on Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) and the Haqqani network, the Pakistan Foreign Office (FO) has said that Pakistan, as a member of the United Nations, was required to act against those included in the sanctions list.
Top US general says IS recruiting jihadists in Afghanistan, Pak Jan 19, 1:57 pm
Karachi, Jan 19 (ANI): The commander of U.S. troops in Afghanistan has warned that the Islamic State (IS) is recruiting members in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Al Qaeda leader claims Charlie Hebdo massacre took years in making Jan 16, 12:36 pm
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): A leader of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has said in a video that the Paris attack that killed 12 people at Charlie Hebdo's headquarters took years in the making.
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): One of the Charlie Hebdo gunmen was reportedly given 20,000 dollars for terrorist operations by an al Qaeda affiliate three years back.
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): New York City Police Department and other law enforcement agencies have reportedly gone on high alert after someone re-released a video posted by the Islamic State (IS) in September that urges followers to "rise up and kill intelligence officers, police officers, soldiers, and civilians."
Pak to act against only those banned militant groups that have waged war against state Jan 12, 10:54 am
Karachi, Jan 12 (ANI): Only a handful of the 72 organisations that have been declared "proscribed" are likely to face any clampdown from the Pakistani government as it has decided to target only those groups that have taken up arms against the state, sources in the interior ministry said.
U.S. Attorney General says no 'credible information' on who is behind Paris shootings Jan 12, 9:53 am
Karachi, Jan 12 (ANI): United States Attorney General Eric Holder has said that there is no "credible information" so far to determine that al Qaeda was responsible for last week's attacks on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo that killed 17 people.
Special Forces join police to launch UK's biggest security operation to prevent Paris-style attack Jan 11, 12:34 pm
London, Jan 11 (ANI): In the wake of the terror attack on French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, elite Special Forces have joined counter-terror police and 1,900 Army personnel to launch the United Kingdom's biggest security operation since the 2012 London Olympics, a report said.
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has released a video threatening the West that they would launch more attacks if they do not stop their "aggression against the Muslims" after 17 people were killed as a result of the attacks on Charlie Hebdo's headquarters and subsequent sieges at the kosher bakery and a print works.
Ex- informant says sleeper cells positioned in West to launch fresh attacks post Paris massacre Jan 10, 2:45 pm
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): A former Danish motorcycle gangster who helped the U.S. catch Al Qaeda's top leader Anwar Al-Awlaki by becoming a double agent has said that the Charlie Hebdo massacre shows that various terrorist sleeper cells are positioned around West to launch fresh attacks.
London, Jan 10 (ANI): Radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri has been handed a life sentence by a US court for terrorism-related charges.
Yemeni Al Qaeda claims responsibility for Charlie Hebdo massacre Jan 10, 11:47 am
Wellington, Jan 10 (ANI): Al Qaeda's branch in Yemen has claimed responsibility for the deadly attack on the Paris satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, hours after the two suspects were killed by French anti-terror squads.
MI5 boss warns al Qaeda in Syria planning Mumbai style "mass casualty attacks against West" Jan 9, 2:36 pm
Sydney, Jan 09 (ANI): MI5 boss Andrew Parker has warned that a group of core al Qaeda terrorists in Syria is plotting Mumbai style "mass casualty attacks against the West".
Charlie Hebdo shooting: French officials claim one suspect received training from al Qaeda Jan 9, 11:05 am
Washington, Jan 09 (ANI): French officials have told the U.S. authorities that one of the suspects in the Charlie Hebdo shooting had visited Yemen in 2012 to receive training from al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).
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