Illyas Kashmiri

  • 'Kashmiri tasked Headley to synchronise attacks' 25-12-2011 02:50 PM

    New Delhi: American-born terrorist David Headley's return after the Mumbai terror strikes of 2008 was to give final touches to synchronised terror strikes on Jewish houses located in five cities, including the national capital on instructions of al-Qaeda operative Illyas Kashmiri. Piecing together the 293-day trail of Headley, the NIA,...
  • Al Qaeda planning to target India: Govt 10-08-2011 07:34 PM

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday said it had intelligence inputs that al Qaeda and its commander Ilyas Kashmiri were planning to target the country. "There are some intelligence inputs, though not specific, regarding plan to target India by al Qaeda and Ilyas Kashmiri," Minister of State for Home Affairs Jitendra...
  • 10 militants killed in US drone attack in Pak 15-06-2011 07:37 PM

    Islamabad: US drones targeted two compounds in the restive South Waziristan tribal region in Pakistan on Wednesday, killing at least 10 suspected militants. The drones fired four missiles at the compounds in Karikot and Doogh areas near Wana, the main town in South Waziristan Agency, TV news channels quoted officials...
  • 26/11: Rana's acquittal will remain a mystery 11-06-2011 03:39 AM

    Chicago: It will remain a mystery for ever as to why the 12-member jury of a Chicago court acquitted Tahawwur Husain Rana from his involvement in the Mumbai terrorist attack that killed more than 160 people, as charged by federal prosecutors in one of the three counts. As the 12-member...
  • US court defers verdict on 26/11 accused Rana 09-06-2011 07:05 AM

    Chicago: The verdict on 26/11 accused Tahawwur Hussain Rana has been deferred as the Jury of a Chicago court continues deliberations on his fate. The 12-member Jury held deliberations through Wednesday and will continue to do so on Thursday. There are three charges levelled against Rana - helping the 26/11...
  • ISI aided Kashmiri killing: ex-Pak official 06-06-2011 03:46 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan apparently aided the killing of the dreaded al Qaeda linked terrorist Illyas Kashmiri, who had come to figure as the most wanted terrorist for the security establishment. "I think certainly, ISI has played a role in the particular US drone attack (that killed Kashmiri and nine others in...
  • HuJi confirms Kashmiri killed in a drone attack 04-06-2011 05:20 PM

    Islamabad: Banned terror group Harkat-ul Jehad-al Islami on Saturday confirmed the death of its commander Illyas Kashmiri in a US drone strike, Pakistani TV channels reported. HuJI spokesperson Abu Hanzala issued a statement in which it said it would take revenge from the US for Kashmiri's death, Dawn news and...
  • Qaeda's Illyas Kashmiri killed in US drone strike 04-06-2011 01:21 PM

    New Delhi: Harkat-ul Jihad al-Islami (HuJI) chief Illyas Kashmiri, a key suspect in the November 2008 Mumbai carnage, was killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan's South Waziristan. According to a BBC Urdu report, Kashmiri was killed along with nine other terrorists in the latest drone strikes in South...
  • ISI scripted 26/11: Shahzad's book tells all 02-06-2011 08:53 AM

    New Delhi: According to murdered Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad's book, Al Qaeda linked Illyas Kashmiri used an old ISI plan to script the devastating Mumbai terror attacks. In his book, 'Inside Al-Qaeda and the Taliban - beyond bin Laden and 9/11, the 41-year-old reporter has written that Pakistan's intelligence agency...
  • Capture Kashmiri, Omar by July: US warns Pak 02-06-2011 08:09 AM

    New Delhi: The US getting tough on Pakistan. It has given the country a deadline till July to capture five most wanted al Qaeda and Taliban terrorists. Pakistani security forces have been asked to capture al-Zawahiri, Mullah Omar, Illyas Kashmiri, Sirajuddin Haqqani and Atia Abdur Rehman either in a unilateral...
  • I made a 'fool' of Rana: David Headley 01-06-2011 06:52 AM

    Chicago: Pakistani-American LeT operative David Coleman Headley on Tuesday said that he made a "fool" of Tahawwur Husssain Rana by involving him in the 26/11 Mumbai attack conspiracy. "I made a fool of him (Rana). Poor fellow was stuck in this for no fault of his. I made a fool...
  • Al Qaeda had plan to kill Lockheed CEO: Headley 31-05-2011 09:51 PM

    Chicago: The Mumbai attack trial in a US court resumed on Tuesday with co-accused David Headley testifying that al Qaeda leader Illyas Kashmiri had a plan to kill CEO of Lockheed Martin in frustration over drone attacks along the Af-Pak border. Headley, a Pakistani-American, said this while being cross-examined by...
  • US gives list of five terrorists to Pak: Report 28-05-2011 11:44 AM

    Islamabad: The US has drawn up a list of five terrorists, including Illyas Kashmiri who has been linked to the Mumbai attacks, it expects Pakistan to provide intelligence about immediately and possibly target in joint operations, according to a media report on Saturday. The list was discussed during three meetings...
  • 'C'hagen terror plan was to behead hostages' 27-05-2011 07:24 PM

    Chicago: Working on a plot more sinister than Mumbai attack, David Headley and his Pakistani handlers, Illyas Kashmiri in particular, were to behead the heads of the hostages and throw the heads out of the window for their planned terrorist strike in Copenhagen. Luckily for the world, Headley, a 26/11...
  • Illyas Kashmiri may succeed Osama: US officials 11-05-2011 12:18 PM

    Washington: Former Pakistani commando Illyas Kashmiri, cited as one of the masterminds of a plot for a series of "Mumbai-style" attacks in European cities in 2010, could replace Osama bin Laden as the new terrorist head of Al Qaeda, according to US officials. The bearded Kashmiri, who is also named...
  • US announces $ 5 mn for info on Illyas Kashmiri 07-04-2011 11:06 AM

    Washington: United States has announced an reward of $ 5 million to anyone who provides information and helps in the arrest of Mohammad Illyas Kashmiri, a key suspect in the Mumbai terrorist attack. The State department said Kashmiri is the commander of the terrorist organization Harakat-ul-Jihad al-Islami (HUJI), which supports...
  • US puts HuJI on terror list, slaps sanctions 07-08-2010 07:42 AM

    Washington: The US on Friday declared Pakistan-based HuJI as a foreign terrorist organisation and slapped sanctions on its commander Mohammad Illyas Kashmiri, believed to have been in close contact with Lashkar-e-Taiba operative David Headley, for their terrorist activities in India and Pakistan. HUJI and Kashmiri have been involved in a...
  • No progress as Pak snubs India's 26/11 proof 27-04-2010 09:30 PM

    Thimphu: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will reach Thimphu early on Wednesday, setting the stage for India and Pakistan to hijack yet another SAARC summit. Singh could meet his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani in Bhutan's capital Thimphu on Wednesday and Thursday, but no major breakthrough is expected, given Islamabad's...