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Al Qaeda preparing to eclipse ISIS, attack US Sep 19, 6:32 am
Washington, Sep 19 (ANI): The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) may be hogging the headlines but the Syrian reincarnation of the old Al Qaeda is being considered a more serious threat to the United States, a report said.
London, Sep 16 (ANI): A local commander of Jabhat-al-Nusra, the al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria said during a visit to his Islamic State (IS) allies that their kidnapping and beheading actions were 'Unislamic'.
Al Qaeda dismisses US assessment of it being in decline Sep 15, 2:40 pm
Johannesburg, Sep 15 (ANI): A report said that militant group Al Qaeda has although dismissed a United States assessment that said that the group is in decline as a "lie" but an online message issued by the outfit made no mention of the Islamic State (IS) that is seen as Al Qaeda's rival for the leadership of global jihad.
Algerian Al Qaeda defectors join hands with ISIS Sep 15, 1:16 pm
Dubai, Sep 15 (ANI): A report has revealed that a new armed group that calls itself the 'Soldiers of the Caliphate in Algeria has defected from Al Qaeda's North African faction and has sworn its allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
New York, Sep 11 (ANI): Al Qaeda and Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the Middle East are ramping up efforts to launch a huge cyber attack on the United States.
Why jihad against India must continue Sep 8, 1:09 pm
New Delhi, Sept.8 (ANI): The statement by Al Qaeda leader Al Zawahiri about India, Myanmar (he called it Burma - something that the Americans do also) is too important to be ignored by the media. Yet the issue and its significance has probably been lost by the competitive sensationalism that has described the contents of the video tape. Whether or not an Al Qaeda cell exists in India can only be confirmed by the intelligence agencies; for the rest it is speculation. By calling it AQIS (Al Qaeda in South Asia) they have scored a psywar victory. It absolves Pakistan of the charge that there is an Al Qaeda in Pakistan. Or at least dilutes it. The next terror attack in India can then be attributed to AQIS and not to any Pakistani outfit, notably the LeT. Thereby, Pakistan, LeT or other surrogates will have been absolved by default.
Somali militant group al Shabaab names new leader after Godane killed in U.S. airstrike Sep 7, 1:18 pm
London, Sep 07 (ANI): Somalia's al Qaeda linked militant group al Shabaab has named Ahmad Umar as their new leader after former head Ahmed Abdi Godane was killed in a United States airstrike earlier this week.
London, Sep 06 (ANI): The Pentagon has confirmed that Ahmed Abdi Godane, leader of al Qaeda linked militant group al Shabaab has been killed in Somalia in a United States airstrike that was carried out on Monday this week.
Johannesburg, Sep 4 (ANI): Somalia's government has announced that it is offering amnesty to the al Qaeda linked militant group al Shabaab whose leader was targeted in a United States airstrike on Monday.
Al-Qaeda's motive behind releasing video aimed at showing that it is still effective : Security Expert Sep 4, 12:29 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 4 (ANI): Security Expert Alok Bansal said today that the recently released video by Al-Qaeda's Ayman al-Zawahiri announcing the creation of a new branch of the organization in South Asia is just a way to show that Al Qaeda is still effective.He said this is to counter the many Islamic fundamentalist groups in recent times who have shifted their allegiance to the Iraq and Syria-based Islamic State.
Al Qaeda becoming envious of IS hogging limelight: Expert Sep 1, 12:43 pm
London, Sep 01 (ANI): The Al Qaeda group that carried out the dastardly 9/11 attacks, is increasingly becoming jealous about the success of the terrorist outfit Islamic State (IS), according to an expert.
ISIS' 'brutality, radicalism, rigour' make it appealing for youngsters: German Security Chief Sep 1, 12:21 pm
London, Sep 01 (ANI): The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has reportedly said that the militant group, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), has been attracting more youths in comparison to other terror outfits because of its "brutality, radicalism and rigour."
India, U.S. more popular than extremists in Pakistan: Survey Aug 30, 6:48 pm
Karachi, Aug. 30 (ANI): India and the United States have notched up favourable ratings viz a viz Al Qaeda or the Taliban in a recent poll survey conducted in Pakistan.
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): Syria's civil war has sparked off a series of internal wars between the various stakeholders for the very essence of the global jihad movement, a report said.
Al Qaeda magazine threatens to bomb Vegas casinos, military colleges in upcoming terror attacks Aug 28, 12:25 pm
New York, Aug 28 (ANI): An Al-Qaeda magazine published in English language features an article that proposes casinos in Las Vegas, military colleges and oil tankers as potential terror targets in the Unites States while hinting that an attack is impending.
US announces new bounties for info on top Haqqani leaders Aug 22, 11:45 am
Islamabad. Aug 22 (ANI): The US is offering fresh rewards worth 5 million dollars each for tip-off on the location of four top members of the Pakistan-based Haqqani network and has doubled the bounty for information on the group's leader to 10 million dollars.
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): The United States intelligence agencies raised an alarm as they revealed that several fighters from Al Qaeda affiliates are now defecting to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) as the group expands its influence in the two states.
Washington, Aug 9 (ANI): Analysts are concerned that US President Barack Obama's authorization of air strikes in Iraq may not be sufficient to control the incessant al Qaeda-inspired militancy in the volatile country.
Thousands of Americans on U.S. terror watch list Aug 6, 2:39 pm
New York, Aug 6 (ANI): According to a newly revealed U.S. document, 20,800 United States citizens and permanent residents are a part of a federal government database of people suspected to have terrorist links.
Top militant arrested at Afghan border, say Pakistani officials Jul 25, 4:26 pm
Karachi, July 25 (ANI): Pakistani Security officials said on Thursday that they had arrested a senior most militant near Afghan border who was earlier confused with the man who had tried to kill former President Parvez Musharraf.
ISIS is 'worse than Al Qaeda': US officials Jul 24, 1:07 pm
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Top U.S officials have reportedly dubbed the militant group, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Al Qaeda in its doctrine and ambition and one that has grown into a threat that is worse than Al Qaeda.
US fears more 9/11 style Qaeda attacks if militants not eliminated on Pak-Afghan border Jul 19, 2:57 pm
Karachi, July 19 (ANI): Al Qaeda could launch 9/11 like terror attacks again if Pakistan and Afghanistan fail to curb extremist activities on the Pak-Afghan border, says a U.S. general.
London, July 11 (ANI): A Pakistani army commander in the mountainous region of North Waziristan has reportedly admitted that senior Taliban leadership in the area had fled the site even before an offensive was launched against them.
France's Eiffel Tower on Al Qaeda's hit list Jul 11, 12:30 pm
Wellington, July 11 (ANI): The French police has reportedly discovered Al Qaeda's plan to strike the Eiffel Tower and Louvre museum in France.
Muslim nations in the Middle East fear extremism Jul 3, 2:49 pm
Dhaka, July 3 (ANI): According to a Pew Research Centre survey, the majority of Middle Eastern countries with a large Muslim population fear Islamic extremism and maintain negative views of extremist organizations like Hezbollah, Hamas, Al-Qaeda and the Taliban.
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