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Muslim woman sentenced in Russia over extremist article


September 13th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Muslim woman journalist in Russia was given a suspended jail term by a Moscow court Thursday for distributing material that prosecutors said contained "calls ... Read more...

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Hyderabad student’s family says he is innocent


September 1st, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) The family of a city student who was arrested by the Bangalore police Friday in an alleged terror plot has claimed that he is innocent.Kausar Begum, ... Read more...

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11 terror suspects held, ‘catastrophe’ averted: Karnataka Police (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) Eleven people with links to terror outfits Lashkar-e-Taiba and HUJI, and planning to assassinate leading Karnataka politicians, some journalists and Hindu leaders have been arrested in ... Read more...

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Jehadi takeover can prompt Indo-US attack on Pakistan: book


August 8th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) A jehadi takeover of Pakistan with its nuclear arsenal can spark an Indo-American military assault on that country, which could lead to Pakistan's reabsorption into ... Read more...

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Syria to use chemical weapons against foreign attack


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria may use chemical weapons only in the case of external aggression, Syrian foreign ministry spokesman Jihad Makdissi said Monday.The official said in Damascus that ... Read more...

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26/11 plotter Jundal abandoned family for terrorism


July 8th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Driven by his commitment to jihad, 26/11 plotter Abu Jundal Hamza abandoned not only his family in India but also his Pakistani wife and ... Read more...

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No hostility for Turkey: Syria (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 24 (IANS) A day after shooting down a Turkish military plane which penetrated Syrian territorial waters, Syrian government has said it holds no hostility towards Turkey despite its ... Read more...

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800 men carried out Syria’s Houla massacre


May 31st, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 31 (IANS) The head of an inquiry committee into a massacre in Syria's Houla village has said preliminary investigations indicate that about 800 heavily armed men carried ... Read more...

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UNSC calls emergency meet on Syria massacre


May 28th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN Security Council has called an emergency meeting to discuss the massacre in Syria's Houla town that left over 100 people dead, many ... Read more...

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Egypt presidential hopeful wants Sharia law-based constitution


May 14th, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's constitution should be based on the Quran and the Islamic Sharia law, presidential candidate from the Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Morsi said."The Quran is our ... Read more...

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Pakistanis plotted to bomb British army base using toy car


May 1st, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Four Pakistani-Britons have been charged with taking inspiration from Al Qaeda magazine Inspire, and plotting to use a toy car to attack a base of the ... Read more...

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US expert advocates destruction of Lashkar-e-Taiba


March 15th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) Describing Pakistan based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) as the most dangerous terrorist group operating in South Asia after Al Qaeda, a US expert has advocated its destruction ... 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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Pakistan lacks strategy to tackle radical Islamists: daily


March 12th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 12 (IANS) Pakistan has no coherent strategy to deal with sectarian and radical Islamist groups that practise and preach violent jihad, said a leading daily that warned about ... Read more...

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Afghan president to hold talks with Taliban


January 30th, 2012 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Afghan President Hamid Karzai has plans to hold a meet with the Taliban in Saudi Arabia to restart peace talks, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Plot to abduct Sachin: Eight-year jail terms for six


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Six Harkat-ul Jihad-al-Islami terrorists who plotted to abduct cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Saurav Ganguly in 2002 were Monday sentenced to eight-year jail terms by ... Read more...

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Don’t want to dignify Hafiz’s irresponsible remarks: India


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) India Monday said it does not want to dignify "irresponsible" remarks made by Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Muhammed Saeed against Pakistan granting Most Favoured Nation (MFN) ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda leaders leaving Pakistan, moving to Africa: Report


December 26th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) The Al Qaeda leadership, which has been weakened in Pakistan following the killing of many of its senior members -- including Osama bin Laden -- ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift may sue over topless pics


October 31st, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Country singer Taylor Swift has threatened to take legal action against a website for publishing false topless picture of her. The singer’s lawyers have subsequently notified ... Read more...

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UK charges man for possessing al-Qaeda magazine


October 19th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- A British man who was arrested earlier this year was charged on Wednesday for possessing al-Qaeda's English-language online magazine, Scotland Yard said.The 21-year-old man, who has been identified ... Read more...

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No suspects yet in Mumbai, Delhi blasts: Chidambaram


September 30th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Three weeks after a bomb blast outside the Delhi High Court left 15 people dead and over 80 injured, there were no suspects or ... Read more...

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India welcomes US designating Indian Mujahideen terror outfit


September 16th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India Friday welcomed the US move to designate the Indian Mujahideen as a foreign terror outfit, saying it underscored the destructive agenda of the organisation ... Read more...

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Pakistan has suffered a lot after 9/11: Daily


September 11th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Pakistan has suffered greatly after 9/11 as the war on terror has cost the country over 35,000 citizens, said a leading daily Sunday.An editorial in the ... Read more...

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Delhi blast: Two detained in Uttar Pradesh


September 9th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 9 (IANS) Two people were detained in Uttar Pradesh Friday in connection with the Delhi High Court blast two days ago which claimed 13 lives, police said here."One ... Read more...

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Rick Santorum alleges that gay community has launched a jihad against him


August 30th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum has announced that the gay community has launched a jihad against him. Rick has voiced his opposition to the gay community in ... Read more...

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Militants escape from Libyan jails


August 26th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of convicted militants have escaped Libyan jails after rebels seized power in most of the country, Algeria-based El Khabar paper reported Friday.A security ... Read more...

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Germans held in Britain with bomb-making manual


July 28th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Two German Muslims have been arrested in Britain with bomb-making instructions, gun manuals and jihad magazines, a media report said.The Westminster magistrate's court heard that 23-year-old ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda commander Ilyas Kashmiri is alive: Dawn


July 16th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) Mohammad Ilyas Kashmiri, the Al Qaeda commander who was believed to have been killed last month in a US drone attack in Pakistan, is alive, a ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda plotting internet jihad


July 13th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Al Qaeda is plotting a jihad on the internet against Britain and the West, and has launched teams to target key computer systems, officials said.Terrorists ... Read more...

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Don’t give data on us to India, Pakistan warned


July 10th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) A terrorist group linked with Al Qaeda has warned Pakistan not to share information about it with India, a media report said.Harakat-ul-Jihad al-Islami (HuJI) warned the ... Read more...

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Will split in Taliban ranks bring peace, asks Pakistani daily


June 29th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Though the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has split with one of its commanders forming a splinter group, it remains to be seen whether this will bring ... Read more...

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US declines to confirm Ilyas Kashmiri’s killing


June 7th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) Despite Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani's reported assertion that Washington has confirmed the death of Ilyas Kashmiri, the United States has declined to do so.... Read more...

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India may get access to Headley again


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) The United States may provide access to Pakistani American David Headley after the ongoing trial of his long time friend, Pakistan-born Canadian Tahawwur Rana, for helping ... Read more...

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Lockheed boss targeted by Ilyas Kashmiri: Headley (Lead)


June 1st, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 31 (IANS) Ilyas Kashmiri, commander of the Pakistani-based terrorist organisation Harakat-ul-Jihad al-Islami (HUJI) had once targeted the CEO of Lockheed Martin Corp in apparent retaliation for drone attacks ... Read more...

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Pakistan asks India to rectify ‘Most Wanted’ list


May 30th, 2011 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) Pakistan has returned to India its list of "Most Wanted" terrorists and asked New Delhi to recheck it, saying some of those named were in India, ... Read more...

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