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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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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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French aid worker released in Yemen


July 15th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 15 (IANS) A French aid worker who was kidnapped by suspected Al Qaeda gunmen three months ago in Yemen has been released, Xinhua reported.Benjamin Malbrancke, a Red Cross ... Read more...

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Drones kill 10 Al Qaeda militants in Yemen


June 13th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 13 (IANS) At least 10 members of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) were killed in Yemen after US drones hit their bastions in southeastern Shabwa province ... Read more...

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Nine militants killed in Yemen


June 11th, 2012 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
Aden, June 11 (IANS) At least nine militants were killed after Yemeni army clashed with Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) terrorists Sunday in Abyan province.The clashes occurred between the ... Read more...

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Spanish embassy policeman found dead in Yemen


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 22 (IANS) A Spanish policeman working at the embassy in Yemen capital Sana'a, who went missing last week on his way to the airport, was found dead Tuesday, ... Read more...

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21 militants killed in US drone strikes in Yemen


May 13th, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Aden, May 13 (IANS) At least 21 suspected Al Qaeda militants were killed when US drones fired missiles at two convoys and a hideout in Yemen, Xinhua reported.One drone fired ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda claim to have killed 30 soldiers in Yemen


March 31st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Aden, March 31 (IANS) Terror outfit Al Qaeda Saturday claimed to have killed at least 30 Yemeni soldiers and seized a military site after a deadly gunbattle with government troops, ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda abducts Yemeni intelligence officer


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), March 22 (IANS) A group of suspected Al Qaeda militants has kidnapped a Yemeni intelligence officer, Xinhua reported.Four gunmen abducted Major Faraj Bin Qahatan while he was on ... Read more...

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20 killed as suicide bomber hits Yemen’s presidential palace


February 26th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Aden, Feb 25 (IANS) A suicide bomber blew up a car outside the presidential palace in Yemen's Hadramout province Saturday, killing at least 20 Republican Guards and injuring dozens of ... Read more...

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Russian terror crimes down by 50 percent


February 15th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The number of terrorism-related crimes in Russia went down by half in 2011 from the previous year's figures, a top official said Wednesday.The number of ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s dynamic instability: Road to real democracy? (Comment)


January 29th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pakistan is again going through a crisis. But this time for optimists like me the instability is dynamic. It is dynamic because this kind of struggle between a civilian government ... Read more...

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17 killed in two Iraq attacks


December 1st, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 1 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and more than 35 others injured Thursday in a deadly car bombing and shooting in Iraq, police said.A car bomb ... Read more...

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One killed in sticky bomb attack in Iraq


November 21st, 2011 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 21 (IANS) A civilian was killed when a sticky bomb attached to his car blew up in eastern Iraq, officials said.The incident took place in Diyala province's Himreen, ... Read more...

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2 killed, 16 injured in attacks in Iraq


November 13th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 13 (IANS) Two people were killed and 16 others, including 13 Iranian Shiite pilgrims, were injured Sunday in separate gunfire and bomb attacks in central Iraq, police said. ... Read more...

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Biden’s brother hospitalized after anthrax mail scare


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 3 (IANS) Francis Biden, the younger brother of US Vice President Joe Biden, was hospitalised after he opened a package from India containing a white powder that was ... Read more...

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13 Al Qaeda militants killed in Yemen


July 4th, 2011 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 4 (IANS) At least 13 Al Qaeda militants and 10 soldiers were killed when the militants launched an attack at military troops in Yemen Sunday, army officers said.The ... Read more...

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US drone-making company under terror threat


July 2nd, 2011 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 2 (IANS) Al Qaeda militants could target senior executives of a US company that builds unmanned surveillance aircraft, a media report said.The terror group threatened to attack ... Read more...

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11 die in Yemeni army, Al Qaeda clashes


June 27th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 27 (IANS) At least 11 people, inluding six Al Qaeda militants, were killed and 35 injured in clashes between the army forces and Al Qaeda militants in Yemen's ... Read more...

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Six killed in Yemen


June 24th, 2011 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 24 (IANS) At least five Al Qaeda militants and one Yemeni soldier were killed in fierce battles between extremists and security forces in Yemen Thursday, a military official ... Read more...

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Foreign correspondents condemn J. Dey’s murder


June 12th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Foreign Correspondents Club (FCC) of South Asia Sunday condemned the murder of J. Dey, a highly-respected investigative journalist and crime reporter, in Mumbai and ... Read more...

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15 killed in Yemen


June 9th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), June 9 (IANS) At least 12 Al Qaeda militants and three army soldiers were killed in fierce battles between security forces and extremists in Yemen Thursday, a military ... Read more...

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20 killed in Pakistan attack


June 9th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) At least 20 Islamists and security personnel were killed when rebels attacked a checkpost Thursday in Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.About 25 militants ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda kills six cops in Yemen


May 14th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 14 (IANS) At least six policemen were killed Saturday in an Al Qaeda attack in southern Yemen, Xinhua reported.The attack targeted a security checkpoint in Radaa town of ... Read more...

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Five soldiers killed in al-Qaeda ambush in western Yemen


May 13th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by BNO News
MARIB, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- At least five soldiers on Friday were killed in an ambush by al-Qaeda militants in Marib province, western Yemen, the Yemen Post reported.The suspected al-Qaeda militants attacked ... Read more...

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25 killed, 75 wounded in Iraq suicide car bombing


May 5th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 5 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed and 75 others injured Thursday in a suicide car bomb attack on the Iraqi police south of Baghdad, Xinhua ... Read more...

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After Osama, it should be Mullah Omar’s turn: Italy (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 2 (IANS) Hailing the killing of Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden as "a great victory" for the international community, Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini Monday said ... Read more...

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Turkey busts Al Qaeda cell, arrests 41


April 12th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, April 12 (IANS) Turkish security forces Tuesday busted an Al Qaeda cell in Istanbul and arrested 41 militants, including a rebel leader, Xinhua reported.Raids were conducted simultaneously in 50 ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels sell weapons to Al Qaeda: Report


April 3rd, 2011 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rebels who plundered Libyan army depots have sold weapons to Al Qaeda militants in the North African country, an Algerian daily said Saturday.The militant group ... Read more...

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‘Anti-Americanism’ poses bigger challenge for Pak Army than Taliban


March 17th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Nizh Narai (Pakistan), Mar 17(ANI): Fighting 'anti-Americanism' that prevails among Ahmedzai Wazir tribes in South Waziristan is more challenging for the Pakistan Army than taking on the Taliban in the region ... Read more...

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Four killed in al-Qaeda ambush in south Yemen


March 11th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, March 11 (IANS) At least four policemen were killed in an ambush set by al-Qaeda militants in Yemen's southeast province of Hadramout Friday, a provincial security official told Xinhua."A ... Read more...

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Yemen protesters clash with police


February 13th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by BNO News
SANAA (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of protesters demanding the ouster of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh clashed with police in Sanaa on Sunday, the third day of anti-government protests, the BBC reported.Violence ... Read more...

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27 killed as `schoolboy’ bomber attacks Pakistan Army centre (Third Lead)


February 10th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Feb 10 (IANS) At least 27 cadets were killed and 40 were injured Thursday in a suicide blast carried out by a teenager disguised as a schoolboy at a military ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda militants among fugitives who fled Egypt prisons


February 10th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 10 (IANS/AKI) Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman has said that Al Qaeda militants and operatives from other armed organisations were among the prisoners that managed to escape from the country's ... Read more...

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Four killed in Peshawar suicide blast (Lead)


January 31st, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Jan 31 (IANS) At least four people, including a senior police official, were killed while 15 people were injured Monday in a suicide blast in this capital city of northwestern ... Read more...

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