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Five Iraqi soldiers killed in separate attacks


September 5th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 4 (IANS) Two Iraqi army officers and three soldiers were killed and three other people wounded in separate attacks in northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, police said.... Read more...

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6 killed in Iraq violence


August 25th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 25 (IANS) A total of six people including a local official were killed and five others injured Saturday in separate gun and bomb attacks in Iraq, police said.... Read more...

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Kenya seals border with Somalia


February 12th, 2012 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 12 (IANS) Kenya has sealed its border with Somalia to prevent Somali militants from entering the country.Internal Security Minister George Saitoti Saturday called on the security agencies to ... Read more...

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US President Barack Obama read the psalm 46 at 9/11 anniversary


September 13th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pesident Barack Obama defiled the directive by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the 9/11 memorial when he read scriptures from the Bible. Ahead of the ... Read more...

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Dutch police arrest terrorism suspect who ‘planned terror attack’


July 29th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by BNO News
ALMERE, NETHERLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- Dutch police have arrested a 34-year-old man who allegedly planned to join al-Qaeda in order to carry out a terrorist attack in Iraq or the Palestinian territories, ... Read more...

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Mastermind of US embassy bombings killed in Somalia


June 12th, 2011 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 12 (IANS) The mastermind of the 1998 bombings of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania has been killed in Somalia, an official said here Saturday.Comoros-born Fazul Abdullah ... Read more...

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Mullah Omar dead? Taliban says no (Second Lead)


May 23rd, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul/Islamabad, May 23 (IANS) One-eyed Taliban leader Mullah Omar has been killed in Pakistan, an Afghan TV channel said Monday. The Taliban promptly denied this."Mullah Omar was killed on ... Read more...

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Osama met Al Qaeda, Taliban leaders at Abbottabad house


May 15th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Osama bin Laden was not dependant only on messengers to keep in touch with his terror network. Infact, he had met Al Qaeda and Taliban ... Read more...

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Inconceivable Osama did not have support system in Pakistan: US


May 3rd, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Asserting that it's "inconceivable" that Osama bin Laden did not have a support system in Pakistan, where he had been "hiding in plain sight" for ... Read more...

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Statement by former U.S. President Bush on Bin Laden’s death


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:50 am ICT by BNO News
DALLAS (BNO NEWS) -- Former U.S. President George W. Bush on early Monday morning released the following statement on the death of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden."Earlier this evening, President Obama called ... Read more...

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Osama Bin Laden still alive, in touch with al-Qaeda, claims al- Zawahiri


February 26th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Feb 26 (ANI): One of Osama Bin Laden's close associates has revealed that the 9/11 terror leader is still alive and in touch with his organisation.Ayman al-Zawahiri has claimed in ... Read more...

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12 killed in Iraq suicide attack


February 21st, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tikrit (Iraq), Feb 21 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 18 injured Monday in a suicide car bomb attack targeting security forces in Iraq, Xinhua reported. The attack occurred in ... Read more...

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‘Mysterious caller from Pakistan instructed 7/7 London suicide bomber on phone’


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3(ANI): The ringleader of the 7/7 suicide bombings on London's transport system received bomb-making instructions from a mysterious caller in Pakistan just days before the attacks, an inquest into the ... Read more...

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Afghan peace efforts: OIC likely to invite Taliban ‘as observers’ to March summit


January 20th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 20(ANI): In an effort to find a negotiated settlement to the Afghan imbroglio, the Taliban leadership is likely to be invited as observers to an Organisation of Islamic Conference ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda plotting poison attack in US


December 21st, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Terror outfit Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is planning to attack American food supplies with poisonous chemicals, officials said.A source "with knowledge of the situation" said ... Read more...

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US slaps sanctions on LeT, JeM


November 5th, 2010 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) On the eve of US President Barack Obama's visit to India, the US treasury has slapped sanctions on the financial and support networks of Pakistan-based ... Read more...

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Yemen arrests five Pakistanis for promoting Al Qaeda


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Oct 22 (IANS) Five Pakistanis were arrested in Yemen Thursday for disseminating Al Qaeda ideology and inciting people to kill non-Muslims, Xinhua reported.The accused, aged between 27 and 65, were ... Read more...

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Pak Danish embassy bombing case: Court acquits trio for “insufficient evidence”


September 26th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 26 (ANI): A Pakistani court has reportedly acquitted three men accused of involvement in the bombing of the Danish embassy in Islamabad because of "insufficient evidence".According to the BBC, the ... Read more...

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Pakistani scientist Aafia Siddiqui sentenced to 86 years in prison


September 24th, 2010 - 3:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pakistani scientist Aafia Siddiqui has been sentenced to 86 years behind bars by a federal judge on Thursday. When she learned about her conviction then she was heartbroken ... Read more...

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Somali Islamists storm broadcaster


September 20th, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Mogadishu, Sep 20 (DPA) Fighters with Somalia's Islamist al-Shabaab miliita stormed the headquarters of radio and TV broadcaster in the capital Mogadishu over the weekend, reported the online portal maareg.com Sunday. The rebels, ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda claims Baghdad blast


August 21st, 2010 - 5:54 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 21 (IANS/AKI) The Al Qaeda terror network has claimed responsibility for a suicide blast at an army recruitment centre in Baghdad that killed at least 59 people and wounded over ... Read more...

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Top Al Qaeda commander surrenders in Yemeni


August 20th, 2010 - 5:50 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Aug 20 (IANS) Al Qaeda commander Hizam Mujally accused of plotting a bomb attack on a French oil tanker in 2002 has surrendered to Yemeni authorities, Xinhua reported Thursday. The attack took ... Read more...

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Plan to ‘buy off’ Taliban at core of international conference


July 19th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 19 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai is set to present a plan aimed at persuading up to 36,000 insurgent fighters to lay down their arms by 2015 at the ... Read more...

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Revamped US strategy may see special operations troops step up action in Afghanistan


June 29th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): With the appointment of Central Command chief General David Petraeus as the commander of the Afghan war, US special operations troops stationed in that country are likely ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs to do more in war against terror: Holbrooke


June 20th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Pakistan needs to do much more in the war against terrorism in a planned manner, US special envoy Richard Holbrooke has said. "In regard to the war itself, ... Read more...

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Pak needs to do much more in ‘war on terror’: Holbrooke


June 20th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 20 (ANI): President Obama's Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke has said that while Islamabad has made progress in the ongoing 'war on terror', it needs to ... Read more...

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Iran hangs brother of insurgent Jundallah group leader arrested in Pak


May 25th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, May 25(ANI): Abdolhamid Rigi, brother of an Iranian militant group leader, has been executed in Zahedan, Iran, for conspiring against the government.Abdolhamid's brother, Abdulmalik Rigi, is the leader of Jundollah ... Read more...

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34 killed in Somali mosque blasts


May 2nd, 2010 - 5:52 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, May 2 (IANS) At least 34 people were killed and 70 wounded when two powerful blasts ripped through a packed mosque in the Somali capital Saturday, Xinhua reported. Dozens of bodies lay ... Read more...

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Gunmen kill 25 in Iraqi village


April 3rd, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 3 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed in Iraq when gunmen stormed houses in a village near the capital, an interior ministry source said Saturday. The attack occurred late Friday ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda core leadership living in Pakistan: US report


February 9th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) Al Qaeda has evolved into a "diffused global network" with its core leadership living in northwest Pakistan, where it continues to train operatives, recruit, and ... Read more...

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Afghan president to meet Saudi king over peace talk with Taliban


February 2nd, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 2 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai left for Saudi Arabia Tuesday to discuss his new reintegration plan aimed at luring Taliban away from violence. The president is scheduled to visit ... Read more...

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Somali insurgents back Al Qaeda, clashes claim 16 lives


February 1st, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Mogadishu, Feb 1 (DPA) Somali Islamist insurgent group Al Shabaab and a smaller militia vowed Monday to take part in an international Al Qaeda-led Jihad as clashes rocked Somalia's capital Mogadishu. At a ... Read more...

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North Africa poses greatest terrorist threat: Italian minister


January 20th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 20 (IANS/AKI) Al Qaeda linked terrorist groups based in North Africa pose the greatest threat to Italy and are infiltrating people smuggling gangs in the Mediterranean, according to the country's ... Read more...

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‘CIA ignored counterintelligence threat posed by Al-Qaeda’


January 10th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10(ANI): The bombing of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) base in Khost, Afghanistan is being regarded as the costliest mistake in the agency's history, and critics have said that the ... Read more...

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US, Yemen reviewing targets to retaliate against plane bombing attempt


December 30th, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) The US and Yemen are now looking at fresh targets in Yemen for a potential strike in retaliation to the botched Christmas Day attack on an airliner ... Read more...

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