Terrorist Organizations: News

06 May 2023

S Jaishankar

Jaishankar calls Pakistan foreign minister 'terrorism spokesperson,' Bilawal responds 

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Pakistani counterpart Bilawal Bhutto Zardari exchanged some bitter barbs over terrorism, overshadowing the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Foreign Ministers' Summit that concluded in Goa.

17 Jan 2023


UNSC: Abdul Makki designated 'global terrorist' months after China's blockade

The United Nations Security Council's (UNSC) Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da'esh) and Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee designated Pakistan-based Abdul Rehman Makki (74) as a global terrorist late on Monday.

28 Dec 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 4 terrorists killed in encounter in Jammu's Sidhra region

At least four terrorists were killed in an encounter with security personnel in the Sidhra area of Jammu and Kashmir's Jammu district on Wednesday morning.

16 Dec 2022

S Jaishankar

Try to be good neighbor: Jaishankar tells Pakistan at UNSC

Chiding Pakistan at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday termed it an epicenter of terrorism that needs to clean up its act and be a good neighbor.

Ex-serviceman goes missing, family receives 'Sar tan se judaa' text

An ex-armyman Rajender Prashad from Delhi reportedly went missing on Monday, his family claimed, suggesting that he might have been kidnapped.

20 Aug 2022

Terror Attack

Somalia: Terrorists attack Mogadishu's Hayat Hotel, leave 10 civilians dead

At least ten people died after terrorists struck a hotel in the capital of Somalia late Friday night.

21 Mar 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Who is Assbah, KAS officer married to terrorist Bitta Karate?

After the release of the film The Kashmir Files, terrorist Farooq Ahmed Dar—also known as Bitta Karate—is back in the news.

08 Mar 2022

Masood Azhar

IC-814 hijacker Zahoor Ibrahim shot dead in Pakistan's Karachi: Report

Zahoor Ibrahim, one of the terrorists who hijacked the Indian Airlines plane IC-814 in 1999, was reportedly killed in Pakistan on March 1.

28 Sep 2021


Pakistan home to 12 foreign terrorist organizations: CRS report

Pakistan is home to at least 12 groups designated as foreign terrorist organizations (FTO), including five of them being India-centric like Lashkar-e-Taiba (LET) and Jaish-e-Mohammed, according to a Congressional report on terrorism.

26 Feb 2021

al Qaeda

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.

02 Jan 2021


26/11 Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi arrested in Pakistan

The 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operations commander, Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, has been arrested in Pakistan on Saturday.

26 Apr 2019

Sri Lanka

Joining foreign terror outfit not against Sri Lankan law: PM

PM Ranil Wickremesinghe said the government knew that Sri Lankan nationals who joined the Islamic State had returned, but they could not be arrested as joining a foreign terrorist organization is not against the law in the island nation.

No evidence of Pakistan dismantling terror infrastructure, says ex-envoy Haqqani

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's recent statement promising an end of support to terror groups does not reflect a change of policy and is motivated by the fear of getting blacklisted by the global terror-financing watchdog FATF, the country's former envoy to the US, Husain Haqqani, has said.

30 Mar 2019


India, US seek 'meaningful action' from Pakistan on terror

India and the United States yesterday underlined the need for Pakistan to take meaningful, irreversible and verifiable action against terrorists and terror groups operating from its soil.

08 Mar 2019

Pakistan News

US urges Pakistan to take 'sustained, irreversible' actions against terrorists

The US has asked Pakistan to take "sustained and irreversible" actions against terrorist groups operating from its territory, according to a top State Department official.

27 Dec 2018

Donald Trump

'No plans at all' to remove US-troops from Iraq: Trump

US President Donald Trump, who's visiting Iraq, says he has "no plans at all" to remove US troops from the country.

25 Dec 2018


Death toll in Kabul attack rises to 43: Health Ministry

An hour-long gun and suicide attack on a Kabul government compound killed at least 43 people, the health ministry said today, making it one of the deadliest assaults on the Afghanistan capital this year.

18 Dec 2018

Terror Attack

Pakistan minister vows to protect UN designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed

In an incident that is bound to cause a furore, a Pakistan minister was seen pledging government support to 26/11 mastermind and UN designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed.

09 Oct 2018


Pak-based terror outfit JeM chief ailing, bed-ridden for months

It seems like Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) is all set for a change of leadership.

18 Jul 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 100 terrorists, 43 security personnel killed in 6 months

A total of 100 militants and 43 security personnel were killed in Jammu and Kashmir in the first six months of this year, Union Minister Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said today.

13 Feb 2018

Pakistan News

Amid global pressure, Pakistan designates Hafiz Saeed a terrorist

A week after Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed dared the government to arrest him, Pakistan has declared him a terrorist.

24 Jan 2018


Indian-origin ISIS terrorist designated 'global terrorist' by US

Indian-origin Islamic State terrorist Siddhartha Dhar aka Abu Rumaysah has been designated a global terrorist by the US, along with Belgian-Moroccan citizen Abdelatif Gaini.

22 Jan 2018


All about Indian Mujahideen co-founder, Quershi's life

Earlier today, Delhi police had arrested Abdul Subhan Qureshi, the co-founder of the Indian Mujahideen.

22 Jan 2018


Indian Mujahideen co-founder Abdul Qureshi, India's 'bin Laden,' nabbed

Abdul Subhan Qureshi, co-founder of the Indian Mujahideen (IM) and one of India's most wanted terrorists, was arrested by Delhi Police after a brief exchange of gunfire.

FBI releases age-progressed photos of Neerja Bhanot's 1986 flight hijackers

The FBI has released age-progressed photos of the four attackers involved in the 1986 hijack of Pan Am Flight 73 that killed 20, including Indian flight attendant Neerja Bhanot.

08 Jan 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Award-winning AMU PhD scholar joins Hizbul Mujahideen

Mannan Bashir Wani, an award-winning PhD scholar at the Aligarh Muslim University, has reportedly joined Hizbul Mujahideen terror outfit; he went missing last week.

16 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

Pakistani-American woman arrested for using bitcoin to fund ISIS

27-year-old Zoobia Shahnaz of New York has been arrested for allegedly laundering bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to transfer the money to aid ISIS.

10 Dec 2017


Iraq declares war with ISIS is concluded

After re-taking the very last ISIS strongholds from fighters recently, Iraq has announced that the war against the group is concluded.

29 Nov 2017


Provide evidence against Saeed, his son-in-law tells India

Khalid Waleed, the son-in-law of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has told India to provide evidence against Saeed rather than crying on America's shoulders.

20 Nov 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Centre has taken note of ISIS claiming a Kashmir shooting

Union Minister Jitendra Singh has said that the Centre has taken note of the reports about global terror outfit ISIS claiming an attack in the Kashmir Valley.

12 Nov 2017


Is a foreign spy-agency trying to kill Hafiz Saeed?

In a new development, Pakistani authorities have beefed up security for detained Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed.

02 Nov 2017

Pakistan News

Reports: US shares list of Pakistan-based terror groups with Islamabad

The US has shared a list of 20 terrorist groups with Islamabad which it believes are operating from Pakistan and targeting India and Afghanistan, Pakistani news network Dawn has reported.

16 Oct 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Two LeT, one Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist arrested in J&K

Security forces have arrested two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and one Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist over the past three days in J&K's Kulgam district.

10 Oct 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Did a spurned lover lead to top terrorist Khalid's death?

According to reports, the tip-off that led to top JeM terrorist Abu Khalid's killing came from a spurned lover, a local Kashmiri woman.

09 Oct 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Major victory for Indian forces: Top terrorist Abu Khalid killed

Jaish-e-Mohammed Operational Head Abu Khalid has been killed by security forces in an encounter in Baramulla's Ladoora, Jammu and Kashmir.

17 Sep 2017


India won't stop till Masood Azhar is brought to justice

A top Indian diplomat has said that India will not stop till Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed leader Masood Azhar is brought to justice.

05 Sep 2017


China dodges question on JeM chief Azhar despite BRICS declaration

On Monday, a BRICS joint declaration condemned Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) among other Pakistan-based terrorist groups.

23 Aug 2017


India welcomes Trump's criticism of Pakistan's support for terror groups

India has welcomed US President Donald Trump's newly announced Afghanistan strategy and his condemnation of Pakistan for allegedly backing of terror groups.

17 Aug 2017


US names Hizbul Mujahideen a foreign terrorist organization

In what came as an Independence Day gift of sorts to India, US has designated Hizbul Mujahideen as a 'foreign terrorist organization'.

25 Jul 2017


JeM chief spews venom against Modi, tries inciting Indian Muslims

Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed's (JeM) chief Maulana Masood Azhar has attempted to incite Indian Muslims in a column published in the outfit's journal Al-Qalam.

10 Jul 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Lashkar-e-Taiba module busted by J&K Police, UP resident arrested

The Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) police busted a major Lashkar-e-Taiba module and apprehended a Muzaffarnagar resident named Sandeep Sharma alias Adil and another terrorist named Muneeb Shah of Kulgam.

26 Jun 2017


Reports: ISIS declares war on Taliban in Afghanistan

An ISIS commander in Afghanistan has reportedly declared war on Taliban, calling the latter "hypocrites and stooges of the unbelievers."

19 Jun 2017


Facebook bug reveals moderators' identities to suspected terror groups

Facebook acknowledged that a security bug last year resulted in the company inadvertently leaking the personal details of its content moderators to suspected terror groups using the social network.

16 Jun 2017


US designates Karnataka-born ISIS leader a global terrorist

30-year-old Karnataka-born Mohammed Shafi Armar, ISIS's chief recruiter in the Indian subcontinent, has been named a 'Specially Designated Global Terrorist' by the US.

14 Jun 2017


ISIS leader Baghdadi's journey from being a 'caliph' to fugitive

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is on the brink of losing Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria, the two strongholds of his 'caliphate.'

30 May 2017

Pakistan News

Reports show terror outfits flourishing on Pakistan social media

Reports indicated that at least 41 out of the 64 terror outfits banned by the Pakistani government are extremely active on social media.