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Hezbollah denies having chemical weapons


September 5th, 2012 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lebanon's Shia group Hezbollah has no chemical weapons, but enough missiles to inflict a considerable damage on Israel in case of an assault, the group's ... Read more...

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Indian who dodged Philippine rebels to return by Tuesday


August 11th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Aug 11 (IANS) K.V. Biju, who managed to escape from the clutches of Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippines and who is now safe in Sulu in that country ... Read more...

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Indian kidnapped in Philippines escapes, to return home (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The government Friday said an Indian from Kerala, who was kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines in June 2011 and was ... Read more...

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Indian kidnapped in Philippines set free


August 10th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) An Indian from Kerala, who was kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines last year and was believed to have been killed, ... Read more...

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Kids rescued from Russian Muslim sect’s bunker


August 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Dozens of children have been rescued from an underground bunker of a Russian Islamist sect where they were living without daylight for a decade, Sky News ... Read more...

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Process on to deliver Zardari’s donation to Ajmer shrine


July 30th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) More than three months after Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari announced a donation of Rs.5 crore to the Ajmer dargah during his visit to the ... Read more...

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Politician shot dead in Nigeria


May 26th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, May 26 (IANS) A Nigerian politician was shot dead Saturday by gunmen suspected to be from the Islamist sect Boko Haram, the military said.Alhaji Ahmadu, chairman of the People's ... Read more...

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India boosts presence in West Africa with trade, cooperation


May 18th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, May 18 (IANS) India's footprint is growing in West Africa, especially in two main players in the region, Nigeria and Ghana, with increased trade across sectors and cooperation in ... Read more...

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Iran might go on a preemptive strike


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tehran, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Iran raised the tensions between the Islamic state and its foes further when the country revealed that a preemptive strike is possible. An Iranian army commander gave ... Read more...

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Saudi women with attractive eyes may be forced to cover them


November 19th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Saudi women with attractive eyes may be forced to cover them up under a new law in the country.The ultra-conservative Islamic state has said it has ... Read more...

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Egypt’s Islamists lead Tahrir Square protests


July 30th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of thousands of Islamists on Friday gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square to participate in the "Friday of Unity" protests, Ahram Online reported.Protesters chanted Islamic slogans such as ... Read more...

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Tajikistan to release BBC reporter


July 14th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A BBC reporter who was jailed in Tajikistan over alleged links to a banned Islamic group will be released Thursday, the country's prosecutor general said.Urunboi ... Read more...

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Osama was involved in Benazir’s assassination: Malik


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was involved in the assassination of Pakistan's former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said.Daily Times ... Read more...

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Stop obscenity on internet, Pakistani court told


June 14th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) A Pakistani man has urged the Lahore High Court to direct the government to check obscenity on the internet.Lahore resident Sohaib Ahmad filed a petition in ... Read more...

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Oz ex-jihad trainer fears further attacks if bin-Laden gets ‘martyr’ status


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, May 2 (ANI): Jack Thomas, an Australian man who had met Osama bin Laden at an al-Qaeda training camp before the 9/11 terror attacks, has welcomed his death, but expressed ... Read more...

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Banned Pakistan outfit hoodwinks police to hold rally


April 18th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) Hizbut Tahrir, a banned Islamist outfit, managed to hold a demonstration Sunday in Rawalpindi by hoodwinking the police, a media report said.The outfit had announced a ... Read more...

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Al-qaeda ‘thrives’ in countries having weak governance: FBI


April 16th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Militant group Al-qaeda thrives in the countries facing political unrest and weak governance, said the US's top counter-terror official.FBI Assistant Director Mark Giuliano made these comments few hours ... Read more...

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Kashmir Jamiat-e-Ahlihadith movement has grown - a profile


April 8th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 8 (IANS) Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah, who was killed just ahead of Friday prayers in Srinagar, took over as president of the Jamiat-e-Ahlihadith group in Kashmir in the ... Read more...

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Prominent Yemen cleric calls for president’s ouster, formation of Islamic state


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sana (Yemen), Mar. 2 (ANI): A prominent radical cleric has demanded the ouster of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh and called for the creation of an Islamic state.Sheikh Abdul Majid al-Zindani ... Read more...

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“Jihadist nuclear-armed Pak worst nightmare for India, US, world”: Riedel


February 17th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17(ANI): A jihadist takeover in Pakistan- which is a "real possibility today"- would have devastating consequences not only for the country but the entire world, and particularly for India, ... Read more...

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Malaysian Youth wings condemn state govt’s proposed Valentine’s Day crackdown


February 11th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 11 (ANI): Malaysian youth wings of MCA, Gerakan and DAP have reportedly condemned PAS youth's proposed crackdown on Valentine's Day, saying moral policing is an indication that the Pakatan ... Read more...

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US corrects intelligence chief for claiming Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood is secular


February 11th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.11 (ANI): The Obama administration has corrected its own intelligence chief after he claimed that Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood is "largely secular."Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told the US Congress ... Read more...

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British Airways employee conspired with al-Awlaki to blow up US bound flight


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): An Islamic extremist, who landed a job as a British Airways computer expert, conspired with American-born radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki to blow up a plane bound for the ... Read more...

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Afghan peace dialogue talk “propaganda of occupation forces”: Taliban commander


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan 22(ANI): In the presence of foreign troops in Afghanistan, 'dialogue for peace' with the Taliban is baseless and nothing more than propaganda, Taliban commander Maulavi Abdul Kabir has said."As ... Read more...

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Nearly 60% Afghans want foreign troops out of country: Poll


December 7th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 7 (ANI): Nearly 60 percent of Afghans want foreign troops to leave their country now or start leaving by next summer, the date originally promised by US President Barack ... Read more...

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Iran’s nuke technology ‘not as advanced as some believe, says WikiLeaks


November 29th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Nov.29 (ANI): Diplomatic cables leaked by the whistle-blowing website, Wikileaks have revealed that Iran's nuclear technology is not as advanced as is being made out by the United States and its ... Read more...

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Islamists trying to build parallel society in Canada: Report


November 16th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 16 (IANS) Islamists are secretly working to build a "parallel society" in Canada, warns an intelligence report.The declassified Intelligence Assessment report carried by the country's ... Read more...

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Saudi clerics endorse ban on female cashiers


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Riyadh Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the powerful Islamic board of clerics have ruled that a fatwa, which bans women from being cashiers is right and as a result they endorse ... Read more...

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Sikhs in Pakistan pick up pieces of their shattered lives


November 1st, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) A group of Sikh families, who fled from Pakistan's Orakzai tribal agency after Taliban rebels unleashed a reign of terror, have now returned home. Said a beaming ... Read more...

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Saudi Prince Saud Bin Abdulaziz convicted of murdering his servant


October 19th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A grandson of the King of Saudi Arabia, Saud Bin Abdulaziz Bin Nasir al Saud has been convicted of murdering his 32-year-old servant, Bandar Abdullah Abdulaziz at ... Read more...

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`Secularism’ to be restored in Bangladesh constitution


October 19th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 19 (IANS) Bangladesh will shortly restore the word 'secularism' in its constitution. However, it will remain an Islamic state, allowing functioning of religion-based parties, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ... Read more...

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Islamic students at top UK university ‘ preaching hard-line extremism’


October 18th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): Radical Islamic extremism is being openly practised by Muslim students at a leading university campus, according to a report by a UK counter-extremism think tank Quilliam.According to ... Read more...

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‘Brainless’ Nawaz will ruin Pak if re-elected as PM: Musharraf


October 3rd, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): In his first public meeting in Birmingham after announcing the creation of his All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) party, former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf called former ... Read more...

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Former Pakistani President Musharraf launches new party


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:34 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) – Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf on Friday announced his return to politics by launching a new party in London in an attempt to return to power.Musharraf also apologized ... Read more...

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“Iranian blogfather” sentenced to over 19 yrs imprisonment, claims human rights activist


September 29th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Sept 29 (ANI): An Iranian court has sentenced "Iranian blogfather," Hossein Derakhshan, to more than 19 years of imprisonment for "co-operating with hostile countries and insulting religious figures," according to a ... Read more...

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