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Israel preparing to attack Iran: Report


August 17th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Israel is preparing for a ground attack on Iran before Christmas, after conducting commando dry runs in the Iraq desert, a media report said.Top military officials ... Read more...

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US agencies see no move by Iran for nuclear bomb


February 26th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) While the UN nuclear watchdog has reported that Iran has accelerated its uranium enrichment programme, the US intelligence analysts believe there is no hard evidence of ... 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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Without internet, phone, Osama depended on couriers: NYT


May 8th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) US officials believe that Osama bin Laden spent many hours on the computer in his Abbottabad house in Pakistan, relying on couriers to bring him ... Read more...

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Osama plotted attacks on key US cities, railways (Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Al Qaeda was planning attacks on key US cities and railways timed to significant dates, a treasure trove of material taken from Osama bin Laden's hideout ... Read more...

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Osama was planning attacks on US railways, big cities


May 6th, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) A treasure trove of materials taken from Osama bin Laden's hideout in Pakistan indicates that Al Qaeda was mulling attacks on key US cities and railways ... Read more...

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Bin Laden’s phone numbers to help US get biggest intelligence windfall?


May 5th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5(ANI): The US secret raid on Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's home in Pakistan's Abbottabad city has reportedly produced what could be the biggest intelligence windfall since the September 11, ... Read more...

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‘Toppling of Yemen regime will aid Al-Qaeda increase terror plotting against US’


April 5th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5(ANI): Counterterrorism operations in Yemen have come to a halt, allowing Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) to operate more freely inside the country and to increase plotting for possible ... Read more...

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Defector “Curve Ball” reveals how he fooled Western intelligence into attacking Saddam


March 14th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 14 (ANI): An Iraqi defector has indirectly revealed how he fooled western intelligence services into believing that Iraq had a secret program to brew mobile biological weapons, which convinced ... Read more...

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Nearly 1,700 special forces soldiers desert Mexican army


March 9th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 9 (IANS/EFE) Some 1,680 Mexican army special forces soldiers have deserted in the past decade, a media report said citing defense secretariat figures.The army does not know ... Read more...

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Mubarak leaves US confused: Media


February 11th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's refusal to quit has led to what many US media reports are portraying as a sense of confusion in Washington, leaving ... Read more...

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American Qaeda leader Al Awlaki urging followers to steal funds, property from West


January 18th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Followers of Anwar Al-Awlaki, a rising leader of the Yemeni branch of Al Qaeda, are being told to steal, embezzle and seize property, especially from Americans, in order ... Read more...

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Qaeda’s sarcastic new American mouthpiece


November 30th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.30 (ANI): U.S.-born radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki may rely on sermons to recruit jihadis, but his Yemen-based understudy, 24-year-old New York-raised Samir Khan, uses sarcasm and idiomatic English.As Khan himself ... Read more...

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Earlier flight might have been dry run for parcel bomb plotters


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.2 (ANI): American intelligence officials who tracked several shipments of compact discs and other household goods from Yemen to Chicago, now believe that the parcels containing explosive material might have been ... Read more...

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New software helps edit billions of pixels in seconds


October 31st, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) Computer scientists have developed a software that quickly edits "extreme resolution imagery," huge photographs containing billions to hundreds of billions of pixels or dot-like picture elements. Until ... Read more...

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Obama may offer stricter nuke deal to Iran, but it could be rejected: Officials


October 28th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 28 (ANI): The Obama administration and its European allies are preparing a new offer for negotiations with Iran on its nuclear program, senior administration officials say.The new offer would require ... Read more...

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US Air Force probe confirms drone crew error in February attack on Afghans


September 11th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.11 (ANI): An Air Force investigation has found that a predator drone pilot played down two warnings about the presence of children before military commanders ordered a helicopter attack that ... Read more...

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CIA sees more threat from Al Qaeda in Yemen than Pakistan


August 25th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) now sees one of Al Qaeda's off-shoots - rather than the core group now based in Pakistan - as the most ... Read more...

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Net-savvy US man appears to be Al-Qaeda magazine editor: Experts


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20(ANI): U.S. intelligence analysts believe that a 24-year-old North Carolina man, who left for Yemen last October, may be the editor-in-chief of a newly launched Al-Qaeda online magazine.According to ... Read more...

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A very quiet Al Qaeda in Waziristan suggests terror attack in offing: Experts


May 14th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Experts monitoring audio and video messages released by the terror group, Al Qaeda and its number two leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, feel that it has suddenly "gone dark," and ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist’s team’s new ‘SCARE’ software to help locate hidden arms, IED’s


December 11th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.11 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Maryland have developed and successfully tested a new computer software and computational technique to analyse the patterns of improvised explosive device (IED) attacks in ... Read more...

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New technology can detect hidden explosives, weapons


December 11th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) A software designed by researchers can detect hidden weapon caches and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) used by terrorists in Iraq, Afghanistan or Kashmir. An IED is a homemade bomb ... Read more...

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Saudis will allow Israel to bomb Iran’s nuclear site


September 27th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 27 (ANI): Premier British intelligence agency, MI6 chief, has been told that Saudi Arabia will permit Israel to fly over the kingdom to bomb Iran's nuclear sites.The MI6 chief ... Read more...

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Bali bombings mastermind set to escape trial due to lack of evidence


August 29th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug. 29 (ANI): The suspected mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombings, which killed 202 people, may escape trial in the case with US officials saying that military prosecutors lack the evidence ... Read more...

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FBI looking for over 3000 additional staff


January 8th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.8 (ANI): The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking to fill thousands of posts as it embarks on the biggest recruitment drive in its 101-year history. According to the Scotsman, ... Read more...

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‘Time running out for Pakistan, Indian military action imminent’


December 23rd, 2008 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) "Time in running out" for Pakistan with the deadline of Dec 26 given by New Delhi to Islamabad for a crackdown on terror infrastructure approaching, said a ... Read more...

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Keeping pace with Chinas growing arsenal top priority for Obama: Washington Times


December 23rd, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Chinas Communist Party leadership has been accumulating weapons at a startling rate which would be one of the top priorities for the Obama Administration to establish policy ... Read more...

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Ex-Pentagon official says ISI, Pak Army may have trained Mumbai attackers


December 4th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.4 (ANI): A former Pentagon official in Washington, who spoke on condition of anonymity, has claimed that American intelligence analysts suspect that the terrorists who attacked Mumbai last week were ... Read more...

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Pak called a wild card in US intelligence report


November 22nd, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): The National Intelligence Council, an independent US Government body, has called Pakistan a wild card, whose northwestern territories will remain poorly governed, as cross-border activities continue to ... Read more...

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ONIC releases ‘Global Trends 2025: A Transformed World’ Thursday


November 21st, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
Projection by the federal government's top intelligence analysts titled 'Global Trends 2025: A Transformed World' which has been prepared and finally released by Office of the Director of National Intelligence, on Thursday ... Read more...

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India seeking polar role in new world order: US study


November 21st, 2008 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) Striving for a multi-polar international system, India will seek to emerge as one of the poles while serving as a political and cultural bridge between a rising China ... Read more...

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China, India set to be leading powers by 2025: US intelligence


November 21st, 2008 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) China and India are likely to emerge atop a multipolar international system as the US economic and political clout declines over the next two decades, according to US ... Read more...

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US Secret Service blames Palin for death threats against Obama


November 9th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
img src="/newsportal/images/Sarah Palin-83236.jpg" alt="Sarah Palin" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="2" width="180" height="246" align="right"Washington, Nov.9 (ANI): Agents of the United States Security Service have squarely blamed Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin for the death ... Read more...

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After Sept 3 raid, Pak retaliated and blocked supplies to US, NATO forces in Afghanistan


September 16th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Sept 16 (ANI): In a retaliatory action after the Sept 3 on-the-ground raid by US forces killing 20 people at a suspected militant target near Angor Adda , Pakistan ... Read more...

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