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14 killed in Somalia suicide bombing


September 21st, 2012 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Sep 21 (IANS) At least 14 people, including three journalists and a number of Somali government officials, were killed and many others injured in two suicide bombings at a ... Read more...

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US hands over key prison to Afghanistan


September 10th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 10 (IANS) US forces in Afghanistan Monday handed over full control of a key US-run prison - the Bagram Detention Centre - to the Afghan defence ministry, ... Read more...

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30 wounded in Iraq bombings


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 9 (IANS) At least 30 people were wounded in a series of bomb attacks in Iraq's Baquba city, Xinhua reported.The coordinated attacks took place Saturday. Two roadside bombs ... Read more...

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Navy Seals’ book gives a different version of Osama bin Laden’s death


September 4th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A former navy seal who wrote a book on how Osama Bin Laden was captured is now in trouble with the US government officials. The navy ... Read more...

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Five Somali kids killed in school bombing


August 28th, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Aug 28 (IANS/AKI) At least five children died and a dozen others were injured when a bomb exploded at a school in Somalia, an official said.The attack took place ... Read more...

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Pakistan summons US diplomat to protest drone strikes


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday summoned a senior American diplomat and conveyed its protest over the recent drone strikes in the country's North Waziristan tribal region, the Pakistani ... Read more...

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Norwegian killer mulls autobiography


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik is planning to write an autobiography, in which he would talk about at least two Norwegian organisations to which ... Read more...

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14 soldiers killed in Yemen car bombing


August 18th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Aug 18 (IANS) At least 14 soldiers were killed Saturday in car bombing attack on a military intelligence compound in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, Xinhua reported.More than ... Read more...

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Mullah Omar taunts US, Britain


August 18th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Taliban leader Mullah Omar, one of the world's most wanted terrorists, has spoken out against the US and Britain by saying the "invading enemy" will ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Put past behind and look forward: Kayani


August 14th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) No one is perfect and everyone makes mistakes, admitted Pakistan's powerful army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani. He stressed: "We will have to put the past ... Read more...

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Spain’s interior minister calls for reforms to combat jihadists


August 10th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) Spanish Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz feels that changes are needed in the country's laws to be able to deal with Islamist terrorism, given the difficulties ... Read more...

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11 caught trying to escape Iraq jail


August 7th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Eleven Al Qaeda prisoners was caught trying to tunnel out of Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison using a frying pan and a part of a ceiling fan, ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda may return after Afghan pullout, British PM warned


August 5th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Terror outfit Al Qaeda may return to Afghanistan and the country's future could be jeopardised if NATO-led foreign troops are withdrawn too quickly, military commanders ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda suicide bomber kills 20 in Yemen


August 5th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Aug 5 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and many injured when an Al Qaeda suicide bomber blew himself up at a gathering of pro-government tribesmen in Yemen's ... Read more...

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Two stoned to death for adultery in Mali


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) Islamists in control of the northern region of Mali said they forced a man and a woman into two holes and stoned them to death for ... Read more...

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Seven militants killed in Pakistan’s tribal area


August 1st, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) At least seven militants were killed in a clash with security forces in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of Orakzai, Dawn reported Wednesday.The clash took place ... Read more...

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Italian embassy staffer kidnapped in Yemen


July 30th, 2012 - 7:25 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 30 (IANS) A staff member at the Italian embassy in Yemen has been kidnapped by armed men from the capital city of Sana'a, Xinhua reported.The Italian was taken ... Read more...

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Pakistan spy chief to visit US


July 29th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) Pakistan's spy chief Lt. Gen. Muhammad Zahirul Islam will visit the US Aug 1-3.This will be the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) head's first official trip to Washington ... Read more...

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US condemns deadly attacks in Iraq


July 24th, 2012 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) The US has strongly condemned the spate of attacks across Iraq in the last two days, the deadliest in the country since the withdrawal of US ... Read more...

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15 die in Iraq


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 23 (IANS) Fifteen soldiers were among 17 people killed in Iraq Monday in attacks against security forces, police said.Militants attacked the soldiers' base near Dhuluiyah town in Salahudin ... Read more...

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Still not clear why, how Osama was in Abbottabad: Daily


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) The government's takeover of the plot where Al Qaeda chief was killed has led a leading Pakistani daily to point out that it was still not ... Read more...

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Meet the Amazons: an anti-terror women squad for Olympics


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) The Amazons, an elite special forces anti-terror team comprising 40 women, trained to infiltrate terrorist cells and kill, will be Britain's "secret weapon" during the Olympics ... Read more...

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US family finds crab with Osama’s face


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) An American family claims to have found a crab whose belly has a striking resemblance to Jesus Christ as well as slain Al Qaeda founder Osama ... Read more...

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Obama bans Somalia charcoal import


July 21st, 2012 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Friday ordered a ban on charcoal imports from Somalia.The president said the trade generates "significant revenue" for al-Shabaab, a Somalia-based cell ... Read more...

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Israel on alert for Syrian weapons


July 19th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israel is concerned that the Lebanese Hezbollah movement will try to get hold of Syrian army arsenal, including missiles and chemical weapons, Defence Minister Ehud ... Read more...

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89 Al-Shabaab terrorists held in Somalia


July 15th, 2012 - 7:24 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, July 15 (IANS) Somali security forces have arrested 89 people suspected to be having links with Al Qaeda-affiliated terror outfit Al-Shabaab, Xinhua reported.The men were arrested in the capital ... Read more...

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India offers food aid to Yemen


July 9th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) With a crippling food storage hitting the Arab world's poorest state, India Monday extended humanitarian assistance to Yemen."India and Yemen have traditionally enjoyed close relations. ... Read more...

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New video shows Al Qaeda training ninjas


July 8th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) A new video posted on extremist websites linked to Al Qaeda shows six masked assassins clad head to toe in black ninja-like outfits, and getting trained ... Read more...

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‘Al Qaeda infiltrating Syria via Iraq’


July 5th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 5 (IANS) Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari Thursday said Al Qaeda terrorists have infiltrated Syria via Iraq to carry out terror attacks, RIA Novosti reported."We have reliable data ... Read more...

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Pakistan, US trying to find solution to drone strikes


July 5th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday said talks are continuing with the US on drone attacks in the country's northwest tribal region in an effort to reach a mutually ... Read more...

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Turn around dysfunctional ties with US: Pakistani daily


July 5th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) Pakistan and the US should grasp the opportunity presented by the reopening of NATO supply routes to "turn a dysfunctional relationship into one that can ... Read more...

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Abducted Saudi diplomat in Yemen makes fresh appeal


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 2 (IANS) A Saudi diplomat, kidnapped by Yemen-based Al Qaeda wing three months ago, has made a fresh appeal to the Saudi king to ensure his release ... Read more...

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For Pakistanis, India bigger threat than Taliban, Al Qaeda: Survey


June 29th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Only one in five Pakistanis have a favourable view of India with almost six in ten considering it a bigger threat to their country than ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Five Al Qaeda terrorists escape from Yemen jail


June 27th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 27 (IANS) At least five terrorists of the Al Qaeda have escaped from a prison in Yemen, the country's official news agency Saba reported.The five members of the ... Read more...

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Pakistan puts curbs on foreigners (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Foreigners, including aid workers, visiting Pakistan's tribal areas bordering Afghanistan now have to take permission 12 days in advance.The guidelines were issued Sunday by the ... Read more...

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