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Al Shabab leader renounces violence, quits Al Qaeda-linked terror outfit   Jan 28, 11:09 am
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.
Charlie Hebdo gunmen received 20K dollars from Al Qaeda affiliate   Jan 15, 4:46 pm
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.
NYPD, other law enforcement agencies on high alert after IS repeats threat  Jan 12, 1:52 pm
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.
Al Qaeda threatens to launch more attacks after 17 people die in Paris shootings  Jan 11, 11:26 am
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.
Brit-hate cleric Abu Hamza handed life sentence for terrorism by US court  Jan 10, 1:09 pm
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).
Rushdie calls Charlie Hebdo attack 'deadly mutation in the heart of Islam'  Jan 8, 5:05 pm
London, Jan 08 (ANI): Condemning the terror attack at the Paris office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, British Indian author Salman Rushdie has said that the attack was a sign of the "deadly mutation in the heart of Islam."
Al Qaeda's online magazine gives crash lessons on bomb-making  Dec 29, 3:12 pm
New York, Dec 29 (ANI): The Al Qaeda group released a new edition of its online magazine giving crash lessons on how to get through airport security and bomb passenger planes using homemade explosives.
Al Shabaab attacked African military base to avenge leader Godane's death   Dec 27, 11:08 am
Washington, Dec 27 (ANI): Somalia's al Qaeda linked militant group al Shabaab has said that they attacked the African Union military base on Thursday as revenge for the United States airstrike that killed their leader Ahmed Godane in September.
CIA used ineffective 'rapport building' tactic to extract intelligence from Al Qaeda suspects  Dec 22, 4:46 pm
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): Senate Democrats have said in their CIA torture report that the agency used a tactic called "rapport building" to extract valuable intelligence from Al Qaeda suspects in the aftermath of 9/11 that was "not effective".
Al Qaeda condemns TTP for Peshawar school massacre, calls it 'deeply saddening'  Dec 21, 12:29 pm
Islamabad/New Delhi (ANI): A new statement has been released by Al Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) condemning the Peshawar school massacre by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) saying that it was "deeply saddening".
U.S. issues rare global travel alert to citizens about terror attack threat  Dec 20, 1:31 pm
Wellington, Dec 20 (ANI): The United States has issued a global travel alert to U.S. citizens about the threat of a terrorist attack advising them to be extra cautious regarding their personal security over the holiday period, citing Sydney's "lone-wolf attack".
Wikileaks releases CIA report on high value target assassination programs  Dec 19, 4:54 pm
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): Wikileaks has reportedly released a 5-year old CIA document that analyses both positive and negative effects of high value targeting of terrorist leaders.
CIA tortured terror suspects under 'intense pressure' to link Iraq to Al Qaeda post 9/11 attack  Dec 15, 5:26 pm
London, Dec 15 (ANI): A report has said that the Central Investigative Agency (CIA) tortured Al Qaeda suspects because it was under "intense pressure" to extract evidence that's proved Saddam Hussein was linked to 9/11 attack in order to justify United States' invasion of Iraq in 2003.
Ex Egyptian minister says Muslim Brotherhood 'godfather' of IS, Al Qaeda  Dec 15, 12:58 pm
Dubai, Dec 15 (ANI): A former Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs who served under ousted President Hosni Mubarak has reportedly said that the Muslim Brotherhood is the "godfather" of several Islamist terror groups operating in the Middle East like, Islamic State (IS), Al Nusra and Al Qaeda.