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Al Qaeda thug Shukrijumah continues to frustrate US authorities


July 8th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 8 (ANI): Thirty-four-year-old Adnan Shukrijumah, a slight and asthmatic former Brooklynite, continues to be a cause of frustration for American authorities, seven years after the Federal Bureau of Investigation ... Read more...

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Pak student arrested in Britain charged for planning attacks in US


July 8th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): A Pakistani student, who was arrested last year along with 12 others in raids across Manchester for plotting attacks on shopping centres, has been arrested on suspicion of ... Read more...

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UK Al Qaeda commander planned July 7-style attack on New York subway


April 26th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.26 (ANI): An Al Qaeda commander is said to have made an attempt to replicate a July 7, 2005 type attack on the New York subway system.According to The Telegraph, ... Read more...

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Osama’s death or capture just months away: Expert


September 20th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 20 (ANI): The cornered and weakened Osama bin Laden is just months away from being captured or killed, a terrorism expert has predicted.The Daily Star quoted Al-Qaida ... Read more...

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Rashid Rauf training terrorist recruits in Pak to carry out attacks in Britain


September 14th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14(ANI): Pakistani officials have warned that Rashid Rauf, alleged to have played a key role in the British airline bomb plot, has been involved in recruiting and grooming two dozen ... Read more...

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Jaish-e-Mohammad setting-up huge terror breeding ground in Pak Punjab


September 14th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep. 14 (ANI): A banned terrorist outfit that was involved in the attack on the Indian parliament and the beheading of American journalist Daniel Pearl, is setting up a huge ... Read more...

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Transatlantic airliners bombing plot mastermind roaming free on British streets


September 13th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep. 13 (ANI): An alleged co-plotter of transatlantic airliners bombing plot is roaming free on British streets.Security sources have expressed serious concern about the activities of the 28-year-old man who ... Read more...

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US undermined British investigation into al-Qaeda airline bomb plot


September 8th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep. 8 (ANI): British police were forced to cut short their investigation into the 2006 al-Qaeda airline bomb plot after the US pressurised Pakistan to arrest the suspected mastermind Rashid Rauf.According ... Read more...

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British airliners bombing plot: All roads lead to Pakistan


September 8th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.8 (ANI): British investigators have revealed that a son of a Birmingham based baker having contacts with the Al-Qaeda, played a key role in planning the conspiracy to blow up ... Read more...

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No LeT, JuD militant in Pakistan’s top 10 most wanted terrorists list


September 1st, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 1 (ANI): No militant belonging to Lashkar-e-Toiba or its charity organisation, Jammat-ud-Daawa, has been in included in the Pakistan's top 10 most wanted terrorists list.JuD chief Hafiz Saeed along ... Read more...

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Pakistan agencies reluctant to act against terrorists: US ex-official


March 10th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) Cooperation from Pakistan was sketchy in the aftermath of the Mumbai terror attacks, a senior ex-American official was quoted saying Tuesday by a British paper. "It appears there are ... Read more...

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Pak cooperation on counter-terrorism will be sketchy at best: US expert


March 10th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.10 (ANI): Divisions within the Pakistani intelligence and security forces over how to deal with the menace of terrorism, especially as it is well known that some of these groups ... Read more...

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US missile hits in western Pakistan show continued Bush policy (Repeating)


January 25th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) As US missiles continued to target suspected Al Qaeda fighters in Pakistan just east of the Afghan border, analysts saw it as signalling that one key element of ... Read more...

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US strikes in Pakistan show Bush anti-terror policy continues


January 25th, 2009 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) As drone-fired US missiles continued to target suspected Al Qaeda fighters in Pakistan just east of the Afghan border, analysts saw it as signalling that one key element ... Read more...

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UK troops in Afghanistan kill Brit Muslims fighting alongside Taliban


January 3rd, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): British commanders have claimed that troops fighting in Afghanistan have killed UK Muslims fighting alongside the Taliban.British military intelligence reports suggest that a small number of UK ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills six in northwest Pakistan


December 6th, 2008 - 3:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 6 (DPA) A suspected US pilotless aircraft Friday targeted a militant hideout in Pakistan's restive tribal region along the border with Afghanistan, killing six people, Pakistani intelligence official said.Two missiles ... Read more...

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Brit Muslims have become a mainstay of the global jihad


November 29th, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Amid claims made by India that four of the many terrorists who struck in Mumbai on Wednesday night, had links with Britain, either lived or trained in ... Read more...

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Raufs family believes he didnt die in US attack


November 25th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 25 (ANI): Rashid Rauf, the British terror suspect who Pakistan intelligence sleuths claimed died in an air raid in Pakistans tribal areas last week, was not killed in the ... Read more...

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Rauf linked to al-Qaeda’’s number two Ayman al-Zawahiri


November 24th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.24 (ANI): Rashid Rauf, the British al-Qaeda suspect reportedly killed by a US missile strike in a Pakistani tribal area on Saturday, was linked to the group''s second-in-command, Ayman al-Zawahiri. The ... Read more...

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Rauf killing proves US has a sharp intelligence in Pak


November 24th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 24 (ANI): Fridays killing of a key Taliban leader Rashid Rauf in a drone attack proves that US has a sharper intelligence in Pakistans borderlands, though political analysts and ... Read more...

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British Al Qaeda member killed in Pakistan (Lead, Changing Dateline)


November 22nd, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Al-Qaeda member Rashid Rauf, who was a British national of Pakistani origin, was among the five people killed in US drone attack early Saturday morning, said an official ... Read more...

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Fugitive British terrorist killed in Pakistan: report


November 22nd, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) A suspected British terrorist of Pakistani origin has been killed in a missile strike in the North Waziristan area, the BBC said Saturday quoting unconfirmed Pakistani media reports.Birmingham-born ... Read more...

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US missile strike inside Pak kills British terror mastermind Rashid Rauf


November 22nd, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): US missiles strikes in North Waziristan have reportedly killed al-Qaedas operatives Rashid Rauf and Abu Al-Asr Al Misri on Saturday.A US spy plane fired two missiles early ... Read more...

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Terror threat in UK ”approaching critical” status


October 3rd, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.3 (ANI): British security officials have warned that the terrorist threat in Britain is approaching critical status. The threat level is at the "severe end of severe" according to sources, who ... Read more...

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UK blames Pak, US for failure to help Brit prosecutors in nailing liquid bombers


September 10th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 10 (ANI): The British law-enforcing agencies have squarely blamed the US and Pakistan for not cooperating with their (British) prosecutors to prove beyond doubt that the liquid bombers were ... Read more...

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Peace deal responsible for resurgence of terrorist attacks: State Department


May 1st, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 1 (ANI): The US State Departments annual review of terrorism around the world said that the major reason for a resurgence of terrorist attacks is the peace deal signed ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda operative who planned UK bombings dead at Pak-Afghan border: US


April 10th, 2008 - 9:59 am ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): US counter-terrorism officials have claimed that al-Qaeda operative Abu Obaidah al-Masri who is said to be the key man behind the 2005 subway and bus bombings in ... Read more...

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Raufs escape, a case of criminal collusion, not negligence


December 20th, 2007 - 2:17 pm ICT by admin
Rawalpindi, Dec 20 (ANI): An inquiry into the disappearance of the UK terror suspect, Rashid Rauf, has disputed claims of Islamabad police that Rauf escaped while he was being taken to the ... Read more...

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Rashid Rauf may have crossed over to Afghanistan


December 19th, 2007 - 2:49 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 19 (ANI): Intelligence agencies have reportedly expressed strong fears that terror suspect Rashid Rauf may have crossed into Afghanistan to seek protection from his former comrades in the Taliban in ... Read more...

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Terror suspect Rashid Rauf was whisked away by his uncle


December 18th, 2007 - 1:06 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 18 (ANI): UK terror suspect Rashid Rauf escaped from custody in Islamabad after police let his uncle drive him back to jail following a court appearance, a security official has ... Read more...

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Raufs escape major blow to Paks war on terror credibility


December 17th, 2007 - 12:42 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Dec 17 (ANI): The escape of UK terror suspect Rashid Rauf is seen as a major blow to Pakistan's proclaimed effectiveness as an ally in the global war in terrorism.According ... Read more...

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UK seeks explanation, Pak sets up special team to probe Raufs escape


December 17th, 2007 - 12:24 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 17 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has set up a special team of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and the Intelligence Bureau (IB) officials to probe into the escape of terror ... Read more...

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UK terror suspect escapes from Pak police custody


December 16th, 2007 - 2:19 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 16 (ANI): Rashid Rauf, a British suspect in an alleged plot to blow up trans-Atlantic jetliners in August 2006, has escaped from the Pakistan Police custody.Rauf, a dual citizen ... Read more...

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