AL QEADA

  • Humanism is BJP's ideology, Harsh Vardhan reacts to Modi's statement September 19, 2014

    The patriotism of Indian Muslims cannot be questioned, asserted Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his first ever international interview since assuming office. ...
  • Veteran jihadist claims Algeria siege for al Qaeda January 21, 2013

    Algiers/In Amenas: A veteran Islamist fighter claimed responsibility on behalf of al Qaeda for the Algerian hostage crisis, a regional website reported on Sunday, tying the bloody desert siege to France's intervention across the Sahara in Mali. Algeria said it expected to raise its preliminary death tolls of 23 hostages and...
  • 'Pak army needs time, space for introspection' June 17, 2011

    Washington: Pakistan Army and its Chief General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani should be given some time and space for introspection in the aftermath of the US raid in Abbottabad that killed alQeada chief Osama bin Laden and the developments since then, top Pentagon official said on Thursday. "What he's (Kayani) going through...
  • alZawahri has succeeded bin Laden: al Qaeda June 16, 2011

    Cairo: al Qaeda has selected its longtime No 2 to succeed Osama bin Laden following last month's US commando raid that killed the terror leader, according to a statement posted on Thursday on a website affiliated with the network. Ayman alZawahri, who will turn 60 next week, is the son of...
  • Yemen: Saleh says Qaeda to take over if he goes May 21, 2011

    Sanaa: Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Saturday that al Qaeda could take over in many parts of the Arabian Peninsula country if he leaves office under a Gulfbrokered deal which he said he has accepted. Saleh has twice backed out of the Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC) transition deal, most...
  • No parallel between 9/11 and 26/11: US May 6, 2011

    Washington: US has refrained from drawing a parallel between 9/11 and the dastardly Mumbai attacks and appeared to be unwilling to support any similar hot pursuit Indian effort as done by the US Special Forces in Pakistan to kill al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden. "I don't want to speculate too...
  • Osama a mass killer of Muslims: Clinton May 5, 2011

    Washington: Slain alQaeda chief Osama bin Laden, who was shot dead in his hideout by Special US forces in Pakistan, was a mass killer of Muslims and not a martyr as a few people are trying to portray, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said. In her remarks to the National...
  • Forces recapture 71 from Kandahar jailbreak April 26, 2011

    Kandahar: The massive security breach that allowed the Taliban to spirit more than 480 Afghan inmates out southern Afghanistan's largest prison must have involved inside collaborators, the Justice Ministry said on Tuesday, as security forces worked to recapture the escaped convicts. Prison officials discovered early Monday morning that the inmates ...
  • Pak govt under pressure after Friday's bomb attack January 2, 2010

    Islamabad: Pakistan's government came under renewed pressure on Saturday to bring stability to the country after one of the bloodiest bombings in more than two years killed at least 89 people. The attack at volleyball game on Friday suggested alQaedalinked Taliban insurgents were focusing more on bombing large crowds of civilians...
  • Next Taliban attack out of Pak: US February 28, 2007

    Washington: The top US Intelligence official has said the next attack on America could come out of the alQaeda organised in Pakistan, saying President Pervez Musharraf needs to do more to come to terms with the terror outfits trying to "rebuild" in the country. The Director of National Intelligence, Admiral Mike...