al qaida

JetBlue Airways pilot suffers psychotic episode in prison


August 9th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Clayton Osbon, a JetBlue Airways pilot was taken to the court after he was accused of disrupting a flight from New York to Las Vegas which ... Read more...

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Obama concerned about Yemen


May 22nd, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has said he was concerned about the terrorism threat stemming from Yemen, after a deadly suicide bombing there killed at least ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda says it is holding US hostage (Second Lead, Changing dateline)


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) A US aid worker has been held hostage by Al-Qaeda, the terror group's chief Ayman al-Zawahiri stated Thursday in a video.Warren Weinstein was kidnapped from ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda says it is holding US hostage (Lead)


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) A US aid worker has been held hostage by Al-Qaeda, the extremist group's chief Ayman al-Zawahiri stated Thursday in a video.Warren Weinstein was ... Read more...

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US doubts Al Qaeda leader Zawahiri has fled Pakistan


September 15th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) US intelligence officials doubt reports that Al Qaida's new leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, has fled Pakistan and gone to either Yemen or Somalia."We have no information to ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda weakened, but likely to live on: UN official


September 9th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) A decade after it launched the 9/11 attacks in the US, terror outfit Al Qaeda may be weakened, but it is still very much a ... Read more...

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16 die in US drone strike in Pakistan


August 10th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Sixteen people were killed Wednesday in a US drone attack in Pakistan's northwest tribal area, media reports said.A US unmanned aircraft fired two missiles at ... Read more...

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Obama pays tribute to fallen seals


August 9th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama has paid tribute to the US Special Navy Seals who were killed in a recent Taliban attack in Afghanistan. The attack took place ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda threat to Kerala shrines, Jayalalithaa?


July 27th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guruvayoor (Kerala), July 27 (IANS) A letter posted from Chennai to this pilgrim town Wednesday warned of a bomb attack by the Al Qaida on two of Kerala's most ... Read more...

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Eight soldiers die in Yemen car bombing


July 24th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), July 24 (IANS) At least eight soldiers were killed and 20 injured when a booby-trapped car targeted a military patrol in Yemen's southern port city of Aden Sunday.A ... Read more...

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68 dead, 80 hurt in twin suicide blasts in Pakistan (Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) At least 68 people were killed and over 80 were injured Friday in twin suicide bombings at a paramilitary training centre in Pakistan's Charsadda city, ... Read more...

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ASEAN pledges to cooperate against terrorism


May 9th, 2011 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 9 (IANS) Member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have pledged to continue their cooperation in combating terrorism, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said.Yudhoyono told ... Read more...

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US seeking answers from Pakistan about Osama


May 6th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) US is talking with the Pakistanis to try to understand "what they knew and what they didn't know" with regard to Osama bin Laden hiding ... Read more...

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Fight against syndicate of terror has not ended: Clinton


May 5th, 2011 - 10:34 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has reiterated President Barack Obama's message to the world that the killing of Osama bin Laden does not mean that the ... Read more...

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Obama says he will not release Bin Laden photos


May 5th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday said he will not release photos taken of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden after his death.Obama made the remarks during an ... Read more...

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Taliban can’t defeat US but can choose to abandon al-Qaida: Clinton


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3(ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that Washington's message to the Taliban remains the same, but it may have even greater resonance in the wake of ... Read more...

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


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by BNO News
DALLAS (BNO NEWS) -- Former U.S. President Bil Clinton on early Monday morning released the following statement on the death of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden."This is a profoundly important moment not ... Read more...

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GITMO files says Casio wristwatch ‘the sign of al-Qaida’


April 26th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 26 (ANI): Guantánamo Bay interrogators regarded the Casio F-91W wristwatch as a sign of al-Qaida involvement.According to The Guardian, documents leaked by the whistle blowing web site WikiLeaks, reveal that ... Read more...

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NATO airstrike in northeast Afghanistan kills major al-Qaeda figure


April 26th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A major al-Qaeda figure was killed in an airstrike in northeastern Afghanistan earlier this month, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) confirmed on Tuesday.Al-Qaida senior leader Abu ... Read more...

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US pressing Pakistan to take increased action against LeT, other terror groups


April 16th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16(ANI): Pakistan is still being used as a base for terrorist organisations operating in the Af-Pak region, and the United States continues to press the Asian nation for increased ... Read more...

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One killed, several injured in clashes with army in Yemen


April 2nd, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, April 1 (IANS) At least one person was killed and several others were injured in clashes between the army and residents in Yemen's southern province of Abyan ... Read more...

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Militants kill 8 and kidnap several others in northwest Pakistan


March 25th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Pakistani militants attacked a convoy carrying Shia Muslims, killing eight and kidnapping several others in the northwestern part of the country, local media reported Friday.The incident occurred ... Read more...

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US walking away from Pakistan to have “quite dire consequences”: Clinton


March 11th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11(ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has warned America against walking away from Pakistan, reminding that the consequences of abandoning the country had always been disastrous.After talking about Afghanistan, ... Read more...

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Freed 7/7 bombers’ helper supported killings of Americans


March 10th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.10 (ANI): Pakistani origin American terrorist Mohammed Junaid Babar expressed his support for violence against the United States in "occupied" Muslim countries at the time of his early release in ... Read more...

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Zardari, Gilani strongly condemn Shahbaz Bhatti’s assassination


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 2(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani have strongly condemned the assassination of the Federal Minister for Minorities Affairs, Shahbaz Bhatti.Bhatti was shot ... Read more...

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“All my people love me, will die to protect me,” says Gaddafi


March 1st, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Feb 29 (ANI): Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has laughed off international pressure to step down, saying the western leaders have "no morals," and insisted that the citizens of his ... Read more...

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At least five killed in U.S. drone attack in North Waziristan


February 25th, 2011 - 3:24 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- At least five militants were killed on Thursday in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan, officials say.Local administration officials said the foreigners were ... Read more...

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Yemen starts trial for 10 al-Qaida militants


February 7th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by BNO News
SANAA (BNO NEWS) -- A Yemeni security court on Sunday started the trial of ten al-Qaida militants, including a Syrian national, accused of plotting attacks on domestic military forces and foreign companies, ... Read more...

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Dozens arrested in Yemen anti-government protests


January 27th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Jan 27 (IANS) Dozens of people protesting against the government were arrested as the military attempted to disperse hundreds of demonstrators in a province in Yemen, a councillor said here Thursday.Five ... Read more...

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US concerned about emerging al-Qaida threat in Arabian Peninsula: Crowley


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22(ANI): The United States has expressed its concern about the threat posed by terrorist organisation al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula."We are very concerned about emerging threats, particularly the threat posed ... Read more...

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Stockholm suicide bomber could have had helping hands: Swedish investigators


December 17th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Stockholm, Dec 17 (ANI): Swedish officials have claimed that Taimour Abdulwahab al-Abdaly, the suicide bomber who blew himself up on a Stockholm street full of holiday shoppers, was likely to have been ... Read more...

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UN criticism unlikely to stop CIA drone strikes in Pak


December 10th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Despite new criticism from a UN human rights expert against CIA drone attacks, the United States government's covert program using unmanned aerial vehicles to strike at terrorists inside ... Read more...

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Terror from Pakistan not acceptable: Sarkozy (Lead)


December 7th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Tuesday said it was unacceptable that terrorist attacks originate in Pakistan and the 26/11 strike in Mumbai proved terrorism is "nothing but criminal ... Read more...

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Terrorists can’t be allowed to threaten India: Sarkozy


December 7th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Tuesday said terror groups from the neighbourhood cannot be allowed to threaten India and it was unacceptable that Taliban and Al Qaida should ... Read more...

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Wikileaks disclose Yemeni President Saleh offered US ‘open door’ to attack al-Qaida


December 4th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Secret cables released by the whistleblower website 'WikiLeaks' have revealed that the President of Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh, had secretly offered US forces unrestricted access to his ... Read more...

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