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Who was Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian General US killed?

03 Jan 2020

Who was Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian General US killed?

Earlier on Friday, the United States confirmed to have killed Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani in an airstrike at Iraq's Baghdad Airport.

TikTok apologizes after blocking video showing China's treatment of Muslims

28 Nov 2019

TikTok apologizes after blocking video showing China's treatment of Muslims

Just a day after blocking a teen who highlighted the mistreatment of Muslims in China, TikTok has apologized for the 'mistake' and restored her account.

ISIS chief Baghdadi buried at sea, afforded religious rites

29 Oct 2019

ISIS chief Baghdadi buried at sea, afforded religious rites

ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was revealed to have died recently, has been buried at sea, US officials said on Monday.

Who is Baghdadi, the ISIS chief reportedly killed by US?

27 Oct 2019

Who is Baghdadi, the ISIS chief reportedly killed by US?

If reports are to be believed, ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has died.

Osama bin Laden's son killed in US counter-terrorism operation: Trump

14 Sep 2019

Osama bin Laden's son killed in US counter-terrorism operation: Trump

On Saturday, United States President Donald Trump said that Hamza bin Laden, the son of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, was killed in a US counter-terrorism operation. Reportedly, Hamza was expected to succeed his father as the leader of the al-Qaeda.

Osama bin Laden's son Hamza is dead, say US officials

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.

Pawan Khera likens Modi to Masood Azhar, Osama; sparks row

17 Mar 2019

Pawan Khera likens Modi to Masood Azhar, Osama; sparks row

A massive row erupted after Congress' spokesperson Pawan Khera equated Prime Minister Narendra Modi to terrorists during a program on a news channel on Saturday.

I'm ashamed: Congress leader quits after party demands airstrikes' proof

10 Mar 2019

I'm ashamed: Congress leader quits after party demands airstrikes' proof

In what could dampen the spirit of Bihar Congress before crucial Lok Sabha elections, senior leader and spokesman Vinod Sharma resigned on Saturday after being upset that the party demanded proofs of IAF strikes in Balakot, Pakistan.

Masood Azhar, afflicted with renal failure, being treated in Army-hospital?

02 Mar 2019

Masood Azhar, afflicted with renal failure, being treated in Army-hospital?

Masood Azhar, the founder of the dreaded terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), is suspected to be afflicted with renal failure and is under regular dialysis at an army hospital in Rawalpindi in Pakistan, officials in New Delhi said today.

Saudi Arabia strips Osama bin Laden's son Hamza of citizenship

02 Mar 2019

Saudi Arabia strips Osama bin Laden's son Hamza of citizenship

Saudi Arabia announced yesterday it has revoked the citizenship of Hamza bin Laden, the son of the late al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, who has become an increasingly prominent figure in the terror network.

US offers $1mn reward to find Osama bin Laden's son

01 Mar 2019

US offers $1mn reward to find Osama bin Laden's son

On Thursday, the United States announced a $1 million reward for information on Hamza bin Laden, the son of late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

If US can kill Osama, why can't India: Arun Jaitley

27 Feb 2019

If US can kill Osama, why can't India: Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday asked if the United States could kill Osama bin Laden by entering Abbottabad in Pakistan, why can't India.

Trump writes to Imran Khan, wants to talk about Taliban

04 Dec 2018

Trump writes to Imran Khan, wants to talk about Taliban

US President Donald Trump has written to Prime Minister Imran Khan, seeking Pakistan's help with stuttering Afghan peace talks and support in bringing the Taliban to the negotiating table to end the 17-year brutal war in its neighboring country, Pakistani officials said yesterday.

Trump's anti-Pakistan comments, lesson for leaders appeasing US: Pak Minister

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.

#SeriesInFocus: 'The Newsroom' is neither a drama nor an editorial

05 Nov 2018

#SeriesInFocus: 'The Newsroom' is neither a drama nor an editorial

In recent years, 'The Newsroom' has graduated to become one of the most talked about shows around the globe.

Pakistan poses greater threat to humanity than Syria, report finds

27 Oct 2018

Pakistan poses greater threat to humanity than Syria, report finds

A report titled 'Humanity at Risk - Global Terror Threat Indicant (GTTI)' has concluded that Pakistan poses three times the threat to humanity than Syria, as it continues to be a breeding ground for terrorist pads.

India will face another partition in 2047: BJP's Giriraj Singh

16 Sep 2018

India will face another partition in 2047: BJP's Giriraj Singh

Bharatiya Janata Party member and Union minister, Giriraj Singh once again does what he's good at- releasing controversial statements.

Afghan Taliban announces the death of Haqqani network leader

04 Sep 2018

Afghan Taliban announces the death of Haqqani network leader

The founder of the Haqqani network, one of Afghanistan's most effective and feared militant groups, has died after a long illness, their affiliates, the Afghan Taliban announced on Tuesday.

Al-Qaeda 'ideologically inclined' to carry out attacks in India: UN

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.

Hamza bin Laden marries 9/11 hijacker's daughter: Family

06 Aug 2018

Hamza bin Laden marries 9/11 hijacker's daughter: Family

Hamza bin Laden, son of top terrorist Osama bin Laden, has married the daughter of Mohammed Atta, one of the main hijackers in the 9/11 attack, his family has said.

Former ISI chief summoned by Pakistan army over 'Spy Chronicles'

27 May 2018

Former ISI chief summoned by Pakistan army over 'Spy Chronicles'

The Pakistan Army has taken serious reservations over the book 'Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace', written by former ISI chief Lieutenant General (Retd.) Asad Durrani and his Indian counterpart AS Dulat (former RAW-chief).

Hafiz Saeed, Dawood Ibrahim feature in UNSC's terrorist list

04 Apr 2018

Hafiz Saeed, Dawood Ibrahim feature in UNSC's terrorist list

A total of 139 entities from Pakistan have been named in The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) consolidated list of terrorists- individuals and organizations.

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

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.

Reports: Osama bin Laden's grandson killed in airstrike

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.

In a blow to civil society, Pakistan bans 27 NGOs

23 Dec 2017

In a blow to civil society, Pakistan bans 27 NGOs

In a setback to its already vulnerable civil society, the Pakistan government has ordered for 29 international non-governmental organizations to shut operations and leave the country in 90 days. The government, however, failed to give any logical reason for their action.

Former US President Barack Obama in India, praises Modi

01 Dec 2017

Former US President Barack Obama in India, praises Modi

Former US President Barack Obama addressed a town hall meeting in Delhi today. He interacted with 300 young leaders from across the country.

CIA declassifies files seized during Osama bin Laden assassination

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.

India calls Pakistan "Terroristan" following PM Abbasi's speech at UN

22 Sep 2017

India calls Pakistan "Terroristan" following PM Abbasi's speech at UN

India made a scathing rebuttal against Pakistani PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's belligerent speech at the UN General Assembly (UNGA).

US could have captured Osama as early as 2002

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.

Reports: ISIS declares war on Taliban in Afghanistan

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."

Bill in US congress seeks to revoke Pakistan's ally status

23 Jun 2017

Bill in US congress seeks to revoke Pakistan's ally status

Two senior US lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan bill seeking to revoke Pakistan's status as a major non-NATO ally (MNNA) in the House of Representatives.

Was 2001 Parliament attack planned to help Laden escape?

31 May 2017

Was 2001 Parliament attack planned to help Laden escape?

A new book claims that the 2001 Indian Parliament attack was orchestrated by Pakistani ISI-sponsored terror outfits to trigger an Indo-Pak military standoff.

LeT men have entered India, '26/11 type' attack being planned

27 May 2017

LeT men have entered India, '26/11 type' attack being planned

Security has been stepped up in Delhi-NCR and across India after intelligence reports that about 20 Lashkar-E-Taiba men have infiltrated into the country with the help of Pakistan's ISI.

Lashkar may strike India soon, cities on high alert

26 May 2017

Lashkar may strike India soon, cities on high alert

Intelligence inputs have warned anti-terror agencies in major cities against a possible Lashkar strike, as about 20-21 Lashkar-e-Taiba militants have reportedly entered India with the intention of carrying out an attack.

Hamza bin Laden vows to carry on Osama's mission

13 May 2017

Hamza bin Laden vows to carry on Osama's mission

Letters written six years ago by then 22-year-old Hamza to his father Osama bin Laden show the young man is "bent on avenging" his father.

Imran Khan to sue Sharif for taking money from Osama

10 May 2017

Imran Khan to sue Sharif for taking money from Osama

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf chief Imran Khan has moved the Supreme Court seeking filing of charges against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for receiving funds from Osama Bin laden in the 1980s.

Former soldier who claims to have killed Laden recounts mission

01 May 2017

Former soldier who claims to have killed Laden recounts mission

Robert O'Neill, former US Navy Seal who reportedly killed Osama bin Laden, has described the moment when he shot him dead in his new book, 'The Operator'.

al-Qaeda chief Zawahir being sheltered by Pakistan

22 Apr 2017

al-Qaeda chief Zawahir being sheltered by Pakistan

A media report revealed that Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence agency has been hiding al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in the port city of Karachi.

9/11 Lawsuits: Saudi banks, Bin Laden affiliated companies sued

15 Apr 2017

9/11 Lawsuits: Saudi banks, Bin Laden affiliated companies sued

A group of over two dozen US insurers affiliated with the insurance holding firm Travelers Cos has sued ten defendants including Saudi banks and companies connected to Osama bin Laden over the 9/11 terror attacks.

Osama's head had to be pieced together: Ex-Navy SEAL

10 Apr 2017

Osama's head had to be pieced together: Ex-Navy SEAL

Accounts from the ex-Navy SEAL who claims to have shot Osama, revealed, the Taliban leader's head, shattered by bullets had to be pieced back together for identification.