Articles about al Qaeda
11 Jul 2021
2 Al Qaeda terrorists nabbed from Lucknow by UP ATS
The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Sunday arrested two Al Qaeda terrorists near state capital Lucknow.
26 Feb 2021
Chargesheet filed against 11 terrorists for planning attacks in India
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed a chargesheet against 11 al-Qaeda terrorists for allegedly planning to carry out attacks in India on the instructions of their Pakistan and Bangladesh-based handlers.
04 Jan 2021
Attacks on two Niger villages kill at least 100
Islamic extremists attacked two villages in Niger near its border with Mali, killing at least 100 people.
14 Nov 2020
Al-Qaeda's No. 2 killed in Iran 3 months ago: Report
The second-highest leader of the al-Qaeda, who was accused of masterminding the 1998 attacks on United States embassies in Africa, has reportedly been killed.
04 Mar 2020
Trump speaks to top Taliban leader, calls it "good talk"
Days after the United States signed an accord with the Taliban, aimed at bringing peace in ravaged Afghanistan, President Donald Trump spoke with one founder of the terrorist organization.
09 Oct 2019
Top al Qaeda leader, born in Uttar Pradesh, killed
A top leader of al Qaeda was killed by the joint forces of the United States and Afghanistan on September 23, reports claimed.
27 Sep 2019
How this Indian engineer was saved from Kulbhushan Jadhav-like fate
With an intention to embarrass India on the global stage, Pakistan is desperate to link the former with terrorism.
01 Aug 2019
Osama bin Laden's son Hamza is dead, say US officials
Deceased terrorist Osama bin Laden's son Hamza, seen widely as the heir of al Qaeda, is dead, US media said on Wednesday.
10 Jul 2019
In video, al Qaeda chief threatens Indian Army, mentions Kashmir
Ayman al-Zawahiri, who heads the terrorist outfit al Qaeda, in a recently-released video message asked "Mujahideen in Kashmir" to inflict "unrelenting blows" on Indian Army and the government.
26 Dec 2018
Pakistan claims it foiled al-Qaeda attack at Christmas ceremony
Pakistani authorities today claimed to have foiled a terrorist attack at a Christmas ceremony in Punjab province, and arrested four al-Qaeda terrorists.
22 Dec 2018
Kashmir: Close aide of Zakir Musa among six terrorists killed
On Saturday, six terrorists, including a close aide of Zakir Musa, Jammu and Kashmir's most-wanted terrorist, were killed in an encounter with Indian security forces.
07 Dec 2018
United Nations launches framework to strengthen fight against terrorism
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres launched a framework to combat the scourge of international terrorism and coordinate efforts across the peace and security, humanitarian, and sustainable development sectors.
20 Nov 2018
Address problem of militant safe havens: White House to Pakistan
The US has made it clear to Pakistani leaders that it expects them to constructively address the problem of militant safe havens in the country, the White House said after President Donald Trump and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan faced off over the issue that has impacted bilateral ties.
19 Nov 2018
Trump's anti-Pakistan comments, lesson for leaders appeasing US: Pak Minister
Pakistan's Human Rights Minister, Shireen Mazari, today said that US President Donald Trump's tirade against Islamabad should be a lesson to those Pakistani leaders who appeased America after 9/11.
20 Sep 2018
59% of terrorist attacks in 2017 happened in 5 countries
Almost 59% of all terrorist attacks in 2017 took place in five Asian countries, including India and Pakistan, according to US report.
26 Aug 2018
Local youths joining militant groups in Kashmir highest since 2010
Dangerous trends have started surfacing on the militancy front in J&K with nearly 130 youths joining various terror outfits this year, the highest since 2010, and a majority of them affiliating themselves with groups ideologically aligned with the al-Qaeda.
14 Aug 2018
Al-Qaeda 'ideologically inclined' to carry out attacks in India: UN
Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), the terror group's newest affiliate, is "ideologically inclined" to carry out attacks inside India but its capability is believed to be low and is relatively isolated owing to increased security measures in India, a UN report said.
28 Apr 2018
India, China to undertake a joint economic project in Afghanistan
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping's two-day informal summit in the city of Wuhan has been historic for more reasons than one.
25 Feb 2018
#SyriaWar: UNSC unanimously votes for 30-day ceasefire in war-torn country
The United Nations Security Council unanimously voted in favor of a resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in war-torn Syria without delay.
13 Feb 2018
Trump's new budget proposes $336mn-aid for Pakistan, but with conditions
US President Donald Trump is walking the talk about his warnings to Pakistan.
02 Jan 2018
Reports: Osama bin Laden's grandson killed in airstrike
According to some reports, al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's 12-year old grandson Osama bin Hamza bin Laden was reportedly killed in an airstrike near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border around June-July 2017.
22 Dec 2017
US, India accuse Pakistan of giving safe havens to terrorists
India has told the UN Security Council (UNSC) that support for terror groups, including the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) "from outside Afghanistan" must stop.
13 Dec 2017
Dawood Ibrahim breaking up with trusted aide Chhota Shakeel?
Rumors are that all is not well between wanted gangster Dawood Ibrahim and his most trusted aide Chhota Shakeel.
29 Nov 2017
How AI is helping Facebook tackle terrorist threats online
Facebook has revealed how it has moved from human intervention to AI to detect terrorism-related posts.
28 Nov 2017
26/11-mastermind Hafiz Saeed approaches UN to drop his terrorist tag
Hafiz Saeed, founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba and the mastermind who orchestrated the 26/11 attacks on Mumbai has filed a petition with the UN to drop his terrorist tag.
18 Nov 2017
Srinagar: Top al-Qaeda-linked terrorist killed; curfew-like situation in place
Mugees Ahmad Mir, a top commander of Zakir Musa-led Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, an al-Qaeda offshoot, was killed by security forces at Zakura in the outskirts of Jammu & Kashmir's Srinagar on 17 November.
17 Nov 2017
Report: Al-Qaeda propaganda in Tamil, Hindi, Bengali emerges
In a first, the Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) has started distributing its propaganda material online in Tamil, Bengali, and Hindi.
10 Nov 2017
Syria defeats ISIS but the threat is far from over
Syria declared victory over ISIS recently after it captured Deir al-Zour, the last town under the group's control.
02 Nov 2017
CIA declassifies files seized during Osama bin Laden assassination
Almost seven years after Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed by US forces, the mystery surrounding him and the organization continues to fascinate many.
15 Oct 2017
Somalia twin bomb blasts: Death toll rises to 189
The death toll from the powerful twin bomb blasts that struck Somalia's capital Mogadishu has climbed to 189 with over 200 injured; the numbers are expected to rise.
24 Sep 2017
Zakir Musa: Won't rest till India is "liberated"
The Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, a Kashmir-based al Qaeda affiliate led by former Hizbul Mujahideen leader Zakir Musa, has issued a statement that they will not rest until "occupied Hindustan" is "liberated."
11 Sep 2017
Fresh evidence indicates alleged Saudi Arabia connection in 9/11 attack
Evidence that was submitted in the 9/11 lawsuit reportedly reveals that the Saudi Arabian embassy in Washington may have funded a "dry run" for the 9/11 attacks.
01 Sep 2017
Kashmiri terrorist Zakir Musa will "liberate" India from "cow-worshipping" Modi
One day before Bakra Eid, al-Qaeda's Kashmir head Zakir Musa has released a 20-minute audio message on YouTube channel Ansar Ghazwa.
27 Aug 2017
Musa's al-Qaeda linked terror group calls for pan-India jihad
India has been grappling with handling violence fuelled Pakistan-based terror groups.
12 Aug 2017
J&K: Stone pelters helped al-Qaeda Chief Zakir Musa escape
After security forces cornered al-Qaeda India Chief Zakir Musa and his aide in a house at Noorpora in Tral, massive clashes erupted there.
11 Aug 2017
J&K: Al-Qaeda India chief Zakir Musa cornered in Tral
On 11th Aug, al-Qaeda's Kashmir head Zakir Musa was reportedly trapped by security forces in south Kashmir's Tral area in Pulwama sector.
05 Aug 2017
Dujana encounter signals al-Qaeda's growing presence in Kashmir
Terrorist outfits such as Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) to Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) and Hizbul Mujahideen are the most dominant groups in the Kashmir Valley.
17 Jul 2017
US could have captured Osama as early as 2002
Investigative journalists Adrian Levy and Cathy Scott-Clark's new book 'The Exile' has revealed some shocking details on the 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda.
08 Jul 2017
G20 summit: What did PM Modi say?
Addressing world leaders at the G20 summit, PM Modi indirectly referenced Pakistan, while speaking of countries using terror to further their political objectives and urged G20 leaders to take 'deterrent' action against such countries.
05 Jul 2017
Amid diplomatic crisis, Qatar increases LNG production capacity by 30%
Even as Doha said it is trying to reach an agreement in the ongoing diplomatic crisis, it announced a steep increase in LNG production capacity, hinting it isn't ruling out a prolonged dispute.