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Al Qaeda suspect breaches Olympic area ban five times


July 8th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) A 24-year-old Somali-origin man, a "potential suicide bomber" and suspected member of the Al Qaeda, defied a court order to travel near the Olympic Park ... Read more...

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Dutch police arrest terrorism suspect in Amsterdam


March 17th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands (BNO NEWS) -- Police in the Dutch capital of Amsterdam have arrested a man on suspicion of being involved in terrorism, prosecutors said on Friday. The arrest was made ... Read more...

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New York jihadist faces life term


July 8th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 8 (IANS) A US-born jihadi, who wanted to attack US soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq, was convicted here Wednesday.Betim Kaziu, a 23-year-old Brooklyn man, was convicted by ... 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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Cake recipe on terror magazine


June 3rd, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) British intelligence agencies hacked an Al Qaeda online magazine and uploaded a cake-making recipe, replacing its original content which enabled browsers to learn how to prepare ... Read more...

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Egyptian Saif al-Adel chosen as Al Qaeda acting chief


May 18th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Egyptian Saif al-Adel has been chosen "caretaker" head of the Al Qaeda after Osama bin Laden was gunned down by US commandos deep inside Pakistan, a ... Read more...

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Taliban commander ends truce with Pakistan Army after Osama killing


May 5th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Wana (Pakistan), May 5 (IANS/AKI) A group loyal to a Taliban commander in Pakistan's South Waziristan has launched an attack on an army camp in the northwestern Pakistani tribal ... Read more...

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Time to declare Pakistan a terrorist state: Rushdie


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) It was time to declare Pakistan a terrorist state and "expel it from the comity of nations", renowned author Salman Rushdie has said following the ... Read more...

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Senior al-Qaeda member put ‘jihad over sex’ by taking “impotence” injections


April 27th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): One of al-Qaeda's most senior members held at Guantánamo, who used to directly report to Osama bin Laden, took injections "to promote impotence" to avoid being "distracted" by ... Read more...

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Islamist militants using mobiles as propaganda tool: Study


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): Islamic militants have developed sophisticated ways to distribute packages of information through the use of smartphones, a study has revealed.They contained copies of videos, songs, speeches and ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi BA worker jailed for 30 years for conspiring with Al Qaeda to blow up flight


March 19th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): A convicted British Airways computer expert from Bangladesh has been jailed for 30 years for plotting to launch a 9/11-style terror attack from Britain after conspiring with radical ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi BA computer engineer convicted on terror charges


March 1st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 29 (ANI): Woolwich Crown Court has convicted Rajib Karim, an Asian-origin British Airways computer engineer who had plotted to blow up a plane, of four terror charges, including sharing information ... Read more...

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US releases jihadist who trained 7/7 bombers after serving less than five of seventy year sentence


February 14th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 14 (ANI): Mohammed Junaid Babar, an American jihadist who had taught the process of making explosives to the 2005 London suicide bombers in his training camp, has reportedly ... 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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Stockholm bomber sent ‘love message’ to two daughters before blowing himself up


December 13th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Stockholm, Dec 13 (ANI): Taymour al-Abdaly, the Iraqi suicide bomber who blew himself up on a Stockholm street full of holiday shoppers, had reportedly sent an email before his attack telling his ... Read more...

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Ex-Jihadist’s warning prompted Germany to issue anti-terror alert: NYT


November 29th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin (Germany), Nov.29 (ANI): Germany's decision to declare a terrorism alert and dispatch heavily armed police around the nation was set off by phone calls from a man who said he wanted ... Read more...

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Ten suspected terrorists arrested in Belgium, Netherlands, and Germany


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by BNO News
ANTWERP, BELGIUM (BNO NEWS) -- Ten terror suspects were arrested in Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands during separate operations, which revealed they were planning a terror attack in Belgium, officials said Tuesday.A ... Read more...

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Mumbai-style attackers may target German Parliament


November 21st, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Nov 21 (ANI): Terrorists could attack the Reichstag, Germany's security chiefs have warned.The New York Post quoted police sources, as saying that al Qaeda and associated terror groups could launch ... Read more...

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Report: Al-Qaeda terrorists planning to attack the German parliament


November 21st, 2010 - 1:36 am ICT by BNO News
BERLIN (BNO NEWS) -- Al-Qaeda and several associated groups had planned to attack the German parliament in a Mumbai-style terror attack next year, according to a local media report on Saturday.According to ... Read more...

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“Who’s Who” of Muslims linked to terrorists attending Capitol Hill prayers since 9/11


November 12th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): An Al Qaeda leader, the head of a designated terror organization and a confessed jihadist-in-training are among a "Who's Who" of controversial figures who have participated in weekly ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda’s Al Asiri said to be Yemen parcel bombmaker


October 31st, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 31 (ANI): Ibrahim Hassan Al Asiri, a Yemen-based al-Qaeda terrorist, is being touted as the man who prepared the two parcel bombs that were discovered onboard two US-bound jets in ... Read more...

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9/11 mosque site investor’s lawyer says Trump’s buy out offer is a ‘cheap’ stunt


September 10th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.10 (ANI): A lawyer representing one of the eight investors of the Park51 site where a propsed mosque and community center near Ground Zero is to come up, has described ... Read more...

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Indian filmmaker set to return home after pleading guilty


September 9th, 2010 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) An Mumbai-based documentary filmmaker is finally set to be released from a Texas jail after pleading "no contest" to charges of illegally carrying brass knuckles in ... Read more...

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At least 32 dead, including MPs, after hotel attack in Somalia


August 25th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by BNO News
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 32 people were killed on Tuesday when gunmen from an Islamic insurgent group raided a hotel in Somalia, the BBC reported.Two men disguised as government ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda’s first English website suffers technical glitches


July 2nd, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Al Qaeda's first English website suffered an inauspicious launch with glitches making only the first three of the 67 pages legible yesterday.According to the New York Post, ... Read more...

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Somalia-based American jihadist using Rap music to attract Western recruits


May 20th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 20 (ANI): Abu Mansoor al-Amriki, the American jihadist based in Somalia, has reportedly developed a new and unusual approach to attract Western Muslim recruits -- Hip-Hop.Over the past ... Read more...

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Meet the ‘rock’n'roll jihadist’!


May 16th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): He calls himself 'rock'n'roll jihadist' and he's out to make a change. Salman Ahmad, a Pakistani musician, is in Britain to tell students to choose guitar over gun.A ... Read more...

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‘Jihad’ dad wins right to stay on UK as kids are ’settled’


May 9th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 9 (ANI): With his children settled in Britain, an al Qaeda terror suspect has won the right to stay on in the country because of a case against him that ... Read more...

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Two Brooklyn professionals charged of being Jihadists for Al-Qaeda


May 1st, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 1 (ANI): A federal indictment has charged two Brooklyn men, Wesam (Khaled) El-Hanafi, 33, and Sabirhan (Tareq) Hasanoff, 34, with trying to modernize an Al Qaeda cell in Yemen. ... Read more...

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‘Osama a lost man, a fanatical father, chasing his fantasy of becoming latter-day prophet’


March 31st, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.31 (ANI): The world's most wanted man and Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's favourite son, Omar, has described his father as a 'lost' man and a 'fanatical father'.Omar, the fourth ... Read more...

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Cornered Qaeda shifting focus to small-scale attacks: US intelligence


February 8th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.8 (ANI): New assessments of al-Qaeda by the top U.S. counter-terrorism experts offer grounds for both optimism and concern a year after President Obama took office.The Washington Post quotes officials, ... Read more...

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5 top Al Qaeda members killed in Yemeni airstrike


January 16th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Sana'a (Yemen), Jan. 16 (ANI): At least five senior member of Al Qaeda's Arabian branch were killed in a Yemeni missile strike on Friday, officials have claimed.The missile strike, which also killed ... Read more...

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US expert predicts tumultuous time for ‘unstable’ Pak in 2010


January 14th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.14 (ANI): The year 2010 would bring with itself a number of new problems for Pakistan and the situation in the country is going to get worse, a top US ... Read more...

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Radio caller threatens Al Qaeda attacks on targets in Lebanon


December 30th, 2009 - 2:22 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Dec 30 (DPA) Two Lebanese radio stations Tuesday reportedly received calls from a person claiming to represent terrorist network Al Qaeda, threatening bomb attacks within that country. The calls to the stations ... Read more...

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India will seek Headley’s extradition: G K Pillai


December 10th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): Union Home Secretary G K Pillai today said India would seek the extradition of US terror suspect David Coleman Headley, who attended a hearing in a Chicago ... Read more...

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