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London doctor leading terror group in Syria


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) A 28-year-old doctor from London, reportedly on two years' leave from his post, has been leading a terror group in Syria, according to The Sun.The doctor, ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda claim to have killed 30 soldiers in Yemen


March 31st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Aden, March 31 (IANS) Terror outfit Al Qaeda Saturday claimed to have killed at least 30 Yemeni soldiers and seized a military site after a deadly gunbattle with government troops, ... Read more...

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Deported hate preacher gives speeches on web


March 14th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) A Muslim hate preacher who was deported from Britain to Jamaica has been found to be broadcasting his extremist views live over the internet.Abdullah el-Faisal, 48, ... Read more...

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Mullah Omar urges Taliban not to hurt civilians


November 5th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 5 (IANS) The elusive Taliban supreme leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has urged his fighters not to hurt civilians while continuing the war against NATO-led forces in Afghanistan."Our ... Read more...

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Osama wanted to change Al Qaeda’s name


June 24th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden wanted to change the name of the organisation because the West was winning the public relations fight, a media report ... 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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Yemen-based Al Awlaki may succeed Osama


May 5th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) A Yemen-based Anwar al Awlaki is tipped to succeed Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden, who was killed earlier this week in Pakistan by US Navy ... Read more...

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Osama’s will forbade his children from jihad, wives from remarrying


May 4th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden forbade his children from joining Al-Qaeda and ordered his wives not to remarry, according to his will released in a Kuwaiti newspaper.He also ... Read more...

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‘Expanding’ LeT no longer solely focused on India, South Asia: US general


April 13th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13(ANI): A top US general has expressed concerns about the expanding reach of the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), warning that the militant group had expanded its tentacles outside South Asia.Admiral Robert ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda militants among fugitives who fled Egypt prisons


February 10th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 10 (IANS/AKI) Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman has said that Al Qaeda militants and operatives from other armed organisations were among the prisoners that managed to escape from the country's ... Read more...

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Steal from enemy to fund terror: Al Qaeda


January 20th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) A top Al Qaeda leader has urged extremists to steal from non-Muslims to fund their activities.A five-page article in online terror magazine Inspire, written by Anwar al-Awlaki, ... Read more...

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Anand Patwardhan Admits His Films On Social Issues Don’t Reach The Mass!


January 14th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Indian documentary filmmaker, Anand Patwardhan was present at the 6th edition of VIBGYOR International Short & Documentary Film Festival which was held at the Thrissur Press Club on Tuesday. During ... Read more...

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North Korea to conduct nuclear test in 2011?


December 25th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) North Korea could conduct another nuclear test next year in the aftermath of the fresh military drills carried out by the South, which has raised tension on the ... Read more...

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Filmmakers from Taliban-hit Pakistan dream of stamping out militancy


November 16th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 16 (ANI): Filmmakers from Pakistan's Taliban-hit northwest are dreaming of making movies that will stamp out militancy and restore their culture of a bygone era.Pashtun actors, who come from ... Read more...

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Gareth Hemingway’s Racist Clips On You Tube Results In Jailing


November 16th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 16 (Penmen at Work): A man has been found guilty of provoking the general public via uploading racist clips on the YouTube. The man has now been arrested and pleaded guilty ... Read more...

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Pakistani jailed in US for helping Taliban


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) A 33-year-old Pakistani who came to the US on a student visa was sentenced to 15 years of imprisonment after being convicted of possessing firearms and planning ... Read more...

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Would-be German jihadists found fighting jihad to be hell in Afghanistan


October 19th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin (Germany), Oct. 19 (ANI): German intelligence sources have revealed how some Islamist radicals discovered that the path of Holy War was more difficult than they had originally thought.The nine would-be terrorists ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban recruiting teenagers as suicide bombers


October 17th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 17 (ANI): The Taliban is recruiting young boys as suicide bombers in Pakistan.Hundreds of young boys from Kabal village in Swat and those surrounding it have disappeared, and pressed ... Read more...

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Briton killed in US drone attack in Pak dreamed of bringing holy war to UK


October 8th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): Abdul Jabbar, a Briton killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan was reportedly a resident of Birmingham, who boasted he would bring holy war to Britain. ... Read more...

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Jailed terrorist rants on extremist website


August 26th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) A convicted British Muslim terrorist is urging fanatics to train with guns for a holy war in a rant on an internet site, which also features sermons by ... Read more...

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Three bombings kill 36 in Pakistan (Third Lead)


August 24th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 23 (DPA) Three bombings killed at least 36 people, including a former member of the national parliament, Monday in Pakistan's tribal region and adjoining north-western frontier province of Khyber ... Read more...

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Chicago man held on terror charges


August 5th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Aug 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An American citizen has been charged by federal agents for aiding and abetting Al Qaeda and a second terror group al Shabaab.He was alleged to have supplied ... Read more...

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Two killed in Israeli strike against Gaza


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:16 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, July 22 (IANS) Two Palestinians, including an Islamic Jihad (holy war) movement militant, were killed and seven wounded in Israeli strike against north Gaza Wednesday, the Israeli army said. The army fired ... Read more...

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Al- Qaeda preacher targeting young British Muslims for jihad: MI5


June 12th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): State Security Service MI5 has warned that the Al-Qaeda is targeting young muslim British youths through its provocative preaching.It claims that Anwar al-Awlaki, a radical al-Qaeda preacher based ... Read more...

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Many western youth wanting to join ‘jihad’ after failed Times Square bombing: Taliban


May 10th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 10 (ANI): The bungled Times Square bombing plot has actually helped the Taliban gain wide scale publicity which has resulted in more and more youngsters like Faisal Shahzad ... Read more...

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‘Banned’ JeM organising rallies, holding sermons in Karachi mosque: Report


May 10th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, May 10 (ANI): Despite being banned the Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM), the terror group with which Faisal Shahzad, the confessed Times Square bomber is said to have close links, is operating freely ... Read more...

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Times Square bomb suspect might have received Jihadi education online


May 6th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 6 (ANI): Thirty-year-old Pakistani-American Faisal Shahzad may have received Jihadi liternature and knowledge via the Internet for years before moving ahead with his plan to plant a car bomb ... Read more...

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Virgin boss Richard Branson tells Ferrari: You’re just sad!


February 28th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 28 (ANI): Blasting Ferrari's statement that F1 would have been better off if Toyota and BMW had not quit, Virgin racing boss Richard Branson has told the Italian F1 giants: ... Read more...

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Gaddafi declares ‘holy war’ against Switzerland


February 26th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Benghazi (Libya), Feb 26 (IANS/AKI) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has declared a jihad against Switzerland in a worsening diplomatic row between the two countries. Gaddafi criticised a recent Swiss vote against the ... Read more...

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Terror-accused Brit Muslims claim they made Jihad video for ‘bit of fun’


February 24th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 24 (ANI): Three British Muslims men have been alleged to be "intoxicated by the evil of terrorism" after a home video showing them allegedly "preparing for holy war" surfaced.One ... Read more...

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German dentist refuses to treat boy named Jihad


February 5th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Donaueschingen (Germany), Feb 5 (DPA) A German dentist refused to treat a 16-year-old boy this week because his first name means Jihad, the youth's father said Friday. The family in Donaueschingen may ask ... Read more...

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Some young Brit children being indoctrinated to hate non-Muslims


February 1st, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Britain's Counter Terrorist Unit has evidence of some young children in the country of being indoctrinated to hate non-Muslims and champion a holy war."No child is ever too ... Read more...

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North Korea restarts firing artillery shells in Yellow Sea


January 28th, 2010 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, Jan 28 (DPA) North Korea Thursday fired artillery shells near the disputed maritime border with South Korea for a second day, media reports said. The North began firing towards the South Korean ... Read more...

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