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Senior Al Qaeda commander killed in Yemen


September 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The second-in-command of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has been killed by government troops in Yemen, SABA news agency reported citing military officials.Saudi ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda says Tunisia’s constitution violates Quran


June 12th, 2012 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, June 12 (IANS/AKI) Tunisia's ruling Islamist party has "violated" the Quran by accepting a constitution that is not based solely on Islamic law, Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri has ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda No. 2 leader is dead: White House (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) In another "serious blow" to Al Qaeda, a US drone strike in Pakistan killed its No. 2 leader Abu Yahya al-Libi, who helped steer the terrorist ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda No 2 dead: US


June 6th, 2012 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) Al Qaeda number two Abu Yahya al-Libi is dead, the White House said Tuesday.The US intelligence community believe it is a "serious blow" to the Al ... 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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Clinton chose wrong place for Zawahiri claim: Pakistani daily


May 9th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Criticising Hillary Clinton's statement that Al Qaeda's new chief Ayman al-Zawahiri is in Pakistan, a leading daily here said the US secretary of state should not ... Read more...

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US wants Hafiz Saeed brought to justice


May 8th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) The United States has reiterated that it wants Hafiz Saeed, the suspected mastermind of November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, to be brought to justice whether he's ... 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 had planned major attacks in Pakistan: CIA


April 27th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Al Qaeda had planned to carry out major attacks in Pakistan, show documents that US Marine commandos took away from the residence of Osama bin Laden, ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda forms 200-strong force: Report


December 30th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Dec 30 (IANS/AKI) Al Qaeda has sent experienced militants to Libya in an effort to form an armed group amid the fighting that toppled Muammar Gaddafi, CNN reported, citing ... 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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Al-Qaeda holding US aid worker hostage in Pakistan


December 2nd, 2011 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) A US aid worker has been held hostage by Al-Qaeda, the extremist group's leader Ayman al-Zawahiri said Thursday in a statement seen by US website monitors.He ... Read more...

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Zardari’s secret memo promised to punish Mumbai attackers


November 18th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's alleged secret memo to a top US military leader promised a new Pakistani national security leadership that would work with ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda operations chief killed in Pakistan


September 16th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) In what the US officials called a "blow" to the core of Al Qaeda, Abu Hafs al-Shari, identified as the terrorist network's chief of operations ... 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 posts video on 9/11 anniversary


September 13th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Al Qaeda, on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, has posted a new video on internet where its new chief Ayman al Zawahiri claims the ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda chief wants ‘9/11′ of his own


September 10th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Ayman al-Zawahiri, the successor to Al Qaeda's founder Osama bin Laden, on the 10th anniversary of the deadly 9/11 strike has ordered an attack to "cement ... Read more...

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US intercepts 9/11 threat from Al Qaeda operative


September 10th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Amid reports that American spy networks have intercepted communications from an Al Qaeda operative in Pakistan indicating plans for a terrorist strike in New York ... Read more...

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Iran, Saudi Arabia helped carry out 9/11 attacks: Book


August 20th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Iran and Saudi Arabia helped Al Qaeda carry out the 9/11 attacks, a book claims."The Eleventh Day", authored by Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan, produces a ... Read more...

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US within reach of defeating Al Qaeda: Panetta


July 9th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 9 (IANS) The US is "within reach" of strategically defeating the Al Qaeda and is targeting its key leaders who are reponsible for the terrorist network's survival, US ... Read more...

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‘European fighters joining Afghan Taliban’


June 19th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) European fighters are joining the Taliban in Afghanistan to avenge the death of former Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, a media report said Sunday.According ... Read more...

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Who runs Al Qaeda barely matters: US (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) It hardly matters who runs Al Qaeda, the US said, after Ayman al-Zawahiri took charge of the terrorist group following the killing of Osama bin Laden.US ... Read more...

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Who runs Al Qaeda ‘barely matters’: US


June 17th, 2011 - 6:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) The United States has termed the reports of new Al Qaeda chief taking over the reins following Osama bin-Laden's death as insignificant.Reacting to the appointment of ... Read more...

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Al-Zawahiri, who calls Pakistan a US colony, to head Al Qaeda (Roundup)


June 16th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Egyptian surgeon Ayman al-Zawahiri, who only this month called Pakistan a US colony, is the new chief of Al Qaeda following the killing of the group's ... Read more...

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Al-Zawahiri appointed new Al Qaeda leader (Second Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Al Qaeda has appointed Ayman al-Zawahiri as its new chief following the death of its founder Osama Bin Laden, BBC reported.Bin Laden was killed by US ... Read more...

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Al-Zawahiri appointed new Al Qaeda leader (Lead, Changing dateline)


June 16th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Al Qaeda has appointed Ayman al-Zawahiri as its new chief following the death of Osama Bin Laden, BBC reported.Bin Laden was killed by US special forces ... Read more...

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Zawahiri praises Osama on new video (Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Al Qaeda's second-in-command, Ayman al-Zawahiri, has appeared in a new video praising the slain Osama bin Laden. US intelligence analysts saw it as evidence that the ... Read more...

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Zawahiri praises Osama on new video


June 9th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Al-Qaeda's second-in-command Ayman al-Zawahiri has appeared in a new video praising Osama bin Laden, but was seen by US intelligence analysts as evidence that the terrorist ... Read more...

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US gives Pakistan ‘most-wanted’ list


May 28th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 28 (IANS) The US has given Pakistan a list of terrorists - including Al Qaeda deputy Ayman al Zawahiri and HuJI chief Ilyas Kashmiri - saying it wants ... Read more...

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Egyptian Saif al-Adel chosen as Al Qaeda acting chief


May 18th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Egyptian Saif al-Adel has been chosen "caretaker" head of the Al Qaeda after Osama bin Laden was gunned down by US commandos deep inside Pakistan, a ... Read more...

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Osama was communicating with other terrorists: US


May 12th, 2011 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) A handwritten journal taken from Osama bin Laden's hideout in Pakistan show that the slain Al Qaeda leader was communicating with other members of the terrorist ... Read more...

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US, Pakistan struck deal on Osama raid in 2001


May 10th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan had given the US permission to carry out unilateral assault inside its territory if Osama bin Laden's hideout was found, a media report said ... Read more...

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