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Al Qaeda man takes hostages in France (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 20 (IANS) A man claiming to have links with Al Qaeda took four people hostage Wednesday in a bank in southern France's Toulouse town, while a French national ... Read more...

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French Al Qaeda leader held in Pakistan


June 20th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Naamen Maziche, a French national and a senior member of terror outfit Al Qaeda, has been arrested near Pakistan's border with Iran, Xinhua reported Wednesday.Pakistani military ... Read more...

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Yemen troops capture Al Qaeda stronghold


June 16th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 16 (IANS/AKI) The Yemeni military has recaptured the southern city of al-Shaqra, considered a stronghold of the Al Qaeda. This is the third city retaken from militants who ... Read more...

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Eight held in Turkey for Al Qaeda ties


June 16th, 2012 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, June 16 (IANS/AKI) Eight people have been arrested in Turkey for allegedly having links with Al Qaeda, receiving training in terrorist camps and recruiting militants.The suspects were arrested in ... 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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Haqqani to challenge probe panel report


June 12th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) Minutes after a probe panel said that Husain Haqqani had written a memo that President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup, Pakistan's former envoy to the ... Read more...

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Haqqani did write memo to US, says probe panel


June 12th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) A secret memo that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup after Osama's killing was "real" and was written by former envoy to the ... 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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Terror leader offers camels to capture Obama, chickens for Hillary


June 10th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A top leader for an Al Qaeda affiliate offered 10 camels as bounty to capture US President Barack Obama and 20 chickens for US Secretary ... Read more...

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Bilawal says he can defuse US-Pakistan tension


June 4th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that he can help defuse the tension between Pakistan and the US.Bilawal said he can bridge the ... Read more...

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20 Al Qaeda terrorists killed in Yemen


May 26th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 26 (IANS) At least 20 Al Qaeda terrorists were killed Saturday in an operation launched by the Yemeni army in southern Abyan province, the defence ministry said.Elements of ... Read more...

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Musharraf killed my mother: Bilawal Bhutto


May 25th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto was killed because the government of then president Parvez Musharraf did not provide her adequate security, her son Bilawal ... Read more...

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Abbottabad operation was unlawful, says Amnesty


May 24th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) The US special operation in Pakistan's Abbottabad town in May last year that killed Osama bin Laden in his hideout appears to have been "unlawful" in ... 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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British troops to stay in Afghanistan after 2014


May 20th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Troops of Britain's Special Air Service (SAS) will stay in Afghanistan beyond 2014 to conduct counter-terrorism operations against the remnants of Al Qaeda after British ... Read more...

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US prepared for Osama with model having minutest detail


May 17th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) No effort was spared by the US military before its Navy Seals raided Al-Qaeda's former chief Osama bin Laden in Pakistan last May, shows a ... Read more...

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Not enough evidence to arrest Hafiz Saeed, says Gilani (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) There is insufficient evidence to arrest Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, says Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani. He also believes that Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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Al-Zawahiri not in Pakistan: Gilani


May 13th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Ayman al-Zawahiri is not in Pakistan, said Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, challenging US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's remark that the Al Qaeda ... 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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Security concerns over Pakistan exaggerated: Gilani


May 12th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday asked British investors to focus on Pakistan and not to be overly concerned about the "exaggerated perception" about security ... Read more...

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Intending underpant bomber was British double agent


May 11th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) The man who aborted the plot of killing hundreds of passengers on a US-bound jet with an underpants bomb was a British double agent, The Sun ... Read more...

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Briton charged with planning Kenya bombings


May 10th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) A 29-year-old Muslim Briton has been accused of planning bomb attacks in Kenya on behalf of Al Qaeda-linked terror outfit al-Shabab.Jermaine Grant, a resident of London, ... Read more...

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Slain Pakistani reporter to be honoured in US


May 10th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS/AKI) Slain Pakistani reporter Syed Saleem Shahzad's name will be included in a two-storey glass memorial in US that will display the names of journalists who have ... Read more...

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US not to negotiate with Al-Qaeda over hostage


May 8th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) The White House has declined to negotiate with Al-Qaeda about an elderly US hostage, kidnapped from Pakistan and being held by the militant group since last ... Read more...

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Pakistan disputes Clinton on Al Qaeda chief


May 7th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Monday asked the US for information on Al Qaeda chief Ayman al Zawahiri's presence in Pakistan, after Secretary of State ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda chief al-Zawahiri is in Pakistan: Clinton


May 7th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Al Qaeda's new chief Ayman al-Zawahiri is in Pakistan, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said here Monday.Egyptian cleric al-Zawahri, took over the organisation after Osama ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda leaders killed in Yemen air strike


May 7th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 7 (IANS) Two wanted terrorists of the Yemen-based Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) have been killed in a US air strike in a mountainous region ... Read more...

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Osama dumped 320 km off Indian coast


May 4th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) A US treasure hunter claims to have found the exact spot where Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden's body was dumped -- about 320 km off ... Read more...

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15 die in Pakistan suicide bombing (Second Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) Fifteen people were killed and 40 wounded when a suicide bomber walked into a market and triggered a massive explosion in Pakistan's northwest, a media report ... Read more...

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Pakistan willing to discuss alternatives to drone strikes


May 4th, 2012 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) Pakistan has said it was willing to look at alternatives to the drone attacks by the US, which Islamabad termed "illegal" and "totally unacceptable"."We ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda’s online magazine unexpectedly returns


May 4th, 2012 - 4:18 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) on Thursday unexpectedly released two more editions of its English-language online magazine that serves as a guide to potential and future ... Read more...

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Secret Osama files reveal Al Qaeda membership


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) A list of Al Qaeda members first discovered in Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan has been published, disclosing the various fates of the group's followers, ... Read more...

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Pakistan daily fears UN sanctions over `strategic assets’


May 3rd, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) Any further attempt on Pakistan's part to preserve its "so-called strategic assets" would further isolate the country and might even invite UN sanctions, warned ... Read more...

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Pakistan claims credit a year after Osama killing


May 3rd, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) The Pakistan government and its armed forces played a vital role in tracking down Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden through a mobile phone SIM, says ... Read more...

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Six hurt in 15 blasts across Pakistan province


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) At least six people were injured in 15 blasts across Pakistan's Sindh province Wednesday, a media report said.Four blasts targeted the ATM machines of National Bank ... Read more...

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