Al Qaeda

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin

France’s former president Nicolas Sarkozy, who leads the main right-wing opposition, will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow by the end of October, according to multiple sources.   The sources, who chose to remain anonymous, did not specify exactly when the visit would take place. The visit comes as France’s Socialist President Francois Hollande appeared to criticise Russia for its airstrikes in support of President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, while

Osama bin Laden was focused on striking US in his final days

Months before his killing in May 2011, al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was “utterly” focused on striking the US in its “heartland” and having a truce with Pakistan besides forging an alliance with the jihadist groups spawned by the Arab Spring, according to documents. Declassified by the US government a few months ago in a New York court case against a Pakistani named Abid Naseer, details of these emails obtained

Narendra Modi ’s words responsible for war against Muslims, claims al Qaeda

The Indian wing of terror outfit al-Qaeda has mentioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi in its latest video message. Asim Umar, the Indian-born head of Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) has said that there is a war going on against Muslims through World Bank and IMF policies, Charlie Hebdo’s writings, UN charter, sermons by Muftis and Narendra Modi’s words. The Indian intelligence agencies are analyzing the authenticity of the

Charlie Hebdo Editor, cartoonists among those killed in Paris attack

At least 12 people have been killed in a shooting at the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical newspaper firebombed in the past after publishing cartoons joking about Muslim leaders. French President François Hollande called the storming of the magazine office a terrorist attack. The police is on lookout for two armed gunmen which are still at large after carrying out the attack. Here are the live updates of the shooting incident

Al Qaeda-ISIS may launch joint terror attack on India: NSG chief

The Director General of National Security Guards (NSG) Jayant Choudhury, Thursday, warned of a joint plan by al Qaeda and ISIS to target Indian cities. Speaking to reporters after NSG’s 30th raising day celebrations, Choudhury said, “Now that they (al Qaeda) have declared an intention to attack India, they might combine with outfits like Lashkar-e-Toiba, ISIS and Indian Mujahideen.” “If they do have combined operations, we have to prepare for

Al-Qaeda wants to portray PM Modi as enemy of Islam

Al-Qaeda, which has announced the creation of a separate wing for India, wants to portray Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an enemy of Islam and as such India should take its threat “very seriously”, a well-known American counter-terror expert said on Friday even as the US tried to downplay the terrorist outfit’s capabilities.“This video, the first from (al-Qaeda leader Ayman Al-) Zawahiri this year, should be taken very seriously. Al-Qaeda

Islamic State message to America: We will drown all of you in blood

The Islamic State militant group that has seized large parts of Iraq and drawn the first American air strikes since the end of the occupation in 2011 has warned the United States it will attack Americans “in any place” if the raids hit its militants.The video, which shows a photograph of an American who was beheaded during the US occupation of Iraq and victims of snipers, featured a statement which

Gunmen hurl grenades at Kenya mall rescuers amid siege

Al Qaeda-linked Somali gunmen early Monday hurled grenades from inside Kenya Nairobi’s Westgate shopping mall at security forces trying to rescue the remaining hostages, an eyewitness. The witness said nobody was injured in the incident that took place when Kenyan security forces were preparing for the final assault against the militants who stormed the upscale market frequented by wealthy Kenyans and expatriates Saturday.