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Gaddafi’s son Seif al-Islam held: Report

October 21st, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's second son Seif al-Islam was captured Friday in Libya's Zeltin city, 160 km east of the Libyan capital, Egypt's Middle ... Read more...

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Finally, a hunted Gaddafi bleeds to death

October 20th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) Muammar Gaddafi, who ruled Libya with an iron fist for over 40 years, was killed Thursday after being on the run for some two months when ... Read more...

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Osama did not escape to Pakistan, but headed north: GITMO documents

April 26th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 26 (ANI): A secret intelligence report compiled by officials at Guantánamo Bay has claimed that Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden did not escape to Pakistan, but headed up north ... Read more...

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Thailand denies using chemical weapons against Cambodia

April 24th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Phnom Penh, Apr 24 (ANI): Thailand has strongly rejected accusations that it used chemical weapons against Cambodian troops in a clash that killed 10 soldiers and forced thousands of civilians from their ... Read more...

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NATO aiding divided rebel force in Libya

April 20th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Benghazi (Libya), Apr 20(ANI): As the world community scrambles to provide humanitarian aid to Libya, it has been revealed that NATO is aiding a divided force that cannot agree on who its ... Read more...

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Aussie travel warning for Indonesia following arrest of Bali bombing suspect in Pak

April 1st, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 1(ANI): Australia's Foreign Affairs Department has said that the arrest of 2002 Bali bombing suspect, Umar Patek, may spark a violent response against Westerners by extremists in Indonesia.The department released ... Read more...

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Al-Qaida wing claims to form 12,000-strong army in southern Yemen

July 30th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): At least 12,000 Al Qaeda fighters are reportedly gearing up for combat in southern Yemen, reports from Yemen capital Sanaa have revealed.The Xinhua news agency quoted ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda forms army of 12,000 fighters in Yemen

July 30th, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 30 (IANS) The Yemen-based wing of militant outfit Al Qaeda has threatened to "cleanse the land" with a new army of 12,000 fighters. "We have a good news for the Islamic ... Read more...

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Three civilians among 17 killed in Afghan violence

June 19th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 19 (DPA) A roadside bomb killed two policemen and three civilians Saturday in southern Afghanistan, while soldiers killed 12 insurgents in the north, officials said. The bomb was remotely detonated ... Read more...

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Yemeni Al Qaeda commander killed in air strike (Lead)

January 16th, 2010 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Jan 15 (DPA) A top commander of Al Qaeda in Yemen was among six suspected members of the terrorist network who were killed in an air strike on two cars Friday, ... Read more...

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Afghan, Pakistani conflicts spilling into Central Asia: CSM report

July 31st, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Dushanbe (Tajikistan), July 31 (ANI): Conflicts in Afghanistan and Pakistan are spilling beyond their borders, according to a Christian Science Monitor report.According to the report, a spate of militant clashes in ... Read more...

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Qaeda field commander in Saudi custody still a threat from prison

February 19th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Feb.19 (ANI): The Saudi Arabian Government and the countrys investigators continue to see a jailed Muhammad al-Awfi, a one-time Guantanamo Bay detainee, as a major threat to world ... Read more...

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IM threatens to kill Advani during Shillong visit

September 25th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Shillong, Sept 25 (ANI): The Indian Mujahideen (IM) has reportedly threatened to kill Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani, during his September 29 visit to Shillong.On Wednesday night, an ... Read more...

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NWFP Governor warns suicide bombers shifting their base to Punjab

September 23rd, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Sept 23 (ANI): Militants in tribal areas in the NWFP have firmly set up their network in the Punjab province and young boys were being recruited from there, warned ... Read more...

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NATO-led forces retreat after deadly attack in Afghanistan

July 16th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Kabul, July 16 (DPA) The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan abandoned a remote outpost days after militants forced their way inside it and killed nine US soldiers, the military ... Read more...

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Death Row Bali bomber says Australia is the next target

November 23rd, 2007 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Nov.23 (ANI): A key accused in the 2002 bombings in Bali, Indonesia, has chillingly warned from his death row prison cell, that Australia is the next target of terrorists. "Will be down ... Read more...

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