World News | Reuters | Wednesday October 7, 2015
The Taliban's brief capture of the city centre in Kunduz last weekend highlights a broader risk for billions of dollars in the United States reconstruction investments throughout Afghanistan, the United States official overseeing the projects said.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday September 29, 2015
Nearly 30,000 foreigners, including more than 250 Americans, have joined Islamic State and other militant groups to fight in Syria and Iraq, double the number a year ago, a congressional study released today showed.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday September 26, 2015
The Pentagon on Friday said a group of US-trained Syrian rebels had handed over ammunition and equipment to Al-Qaeda's affiliate in the country, the Al-Nusra Front, purportedly in exchange for safe passage.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 23, 2015
Recognising the threat posed by outfits like the al-Qaeda and Lashkar-e-Taiba, India and the US on Tuesday agreed to deepen cooperation in fighting terrorism and asked Pakistan to bring to justice the 2008 Mumbai attack conspirators.
World News | Rukmini Callimachi and Eric Schmitt, The New York Times | Friday September 18, 2015
The government of Iran released five senior al-Qaida members this year, including the man who stepped in to serve as the terror group's interim leader immediately after Osama bin Laden's death, and who is the subject of a $5 million bounty, according to a U.S. official who had been briefed on the matter.
World News | Reuters | Thursday September 17, 2015
Pakistani police have arrested a businessman who donated funds to the Taliban and al Qaeda, police told Reuters on Wednesday, in a rare case targeting those who financially contribute to militancy.
World News | Reuters | Thursday September 10, 2015
Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri dismissed Islamic State and its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as illegitimate but said his followers would join them in fighting the Western-led coalition in Iraq and Syria if possible.
World News | Reuters | Saturday September 5, 2015
Islamist militants al Shabaab seized control of two towns over two days in southwestern Somalia, a spokesman for the group and local officials said today, less than a week after its fighters attacked an African Union base in the same area.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 2, 2015
Former US military commander David Petraeus said Wednesday fighters from Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate could be used to take on the Islamic State group as he warned that his nation's hesitation to enforce "red lines" in Syria had damaged US credibility.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 20, 2015
Pakistani authorities are investigating officials at the national identity database for allegedly issuing ID cards to terrorists, including some linked to Al-Qaeda, in return for bribes as small as $100.
India News | Reported by Neeta Sharma, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Friday August 14, 2015
As India gets ready to celebrate Independence Day tomorrow, the Al Qaeda is keen to strike naval bases in Mumbai and Kochi, the Home Ministry has warned.
World News | Reuters | Saturday August 8, 2015
Israel carried out an air strike on a Hamas training camp in the Gaza Strip on Friday in response to a rocket fired at Israel from Gaza, officials said.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday August 4, 2015
A member of a new Syrian force trained by the US military was believed to have been killed in clashes last week with al Qaeda's Syria wing, in what would be the fledgling force's first battlefield casualty, US officials said in an interview on Monday.
World News | Reuters | Saturday August 1, 2015
A private jet crashed in southern England on Friday, killing four people on board, a spokesman for Britain's Hampshire police service said, and Saudi and British media said the passengers were relatives of deceased al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden.
World News | Reuters | Saturday August 1, 2015
Al Qaeda's Syria wing said on Friday it had detained members of a Syrian rebel group who had just returned from U.S. training, in a direct challenge to Washington's plan to train and equip insurgents to combat the hard-line Islamic State group.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 31, 2015
Al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate Al-Nusra Front launched an offensive Friday on the headquarters of a new US-formed rebel group in the country's north, leaving at least 11 dead, a monitor said.
Opinion | Rudra Chaudhuri | Friday July 31, 2015
That an IS recruitment document underlines war with India as its chief aim is more than significant. This was the key fear for intelligence officials tracking Al Qaeda.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 29, 2015
Malik Ishaq, the chief of banned sectarian outfit Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LeJ), his two sons and 11 top members of the group linked to Al Qaeda were killed in an "encounter" in Pakistan's Punjab province, police said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 22, 2015
The alleged leader of Al Qaeda's Khorasan Group was killed in an air strike by the US-led coalition in northern Syria, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
World News | Reuters | Monday July 13, 2015
A suicide car bomb killed 25 people and wounded 10 in southeastern Afghanistan close to a US base on Sunday, police said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 12, 2015
A senior leader of an Al Qaeda-linked jihadist group that has been blamed for a spate of violence in Tunisia was among five militants killed by security forces in a recent raid, an official said Saturday.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday July 8, 2015
France's army confirmed on Tuesday that its special forces had killed a prominent commander with al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), the group's north African branch, during a weekend operation in the northern Mali region of Kidal.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 4, 2015
Abu Iyadh, the founder of Tunisia's main jihadist group Ansar al-Sharia reported Friday to have been killed in a US air strike in Libya, is a veteran of Al Qaeda in Afghanistan.
World News | Reuters | Friday July 3, 2015
A car bomb exploded near a mosque in the downtown area of the Yemeni capital on Thursday, wounding two people, police said.