TERROR GROUP

  • IS shot teen recruit for allegedly spying on terror group for Israel March 11, 2015

    19-year-old resident of Jerusalem, Mohamed Musallam, was reportedly shot and killed by an ISIS child soldier in Syria for allegedly spying on the terror group for Israel. "ISIS lured Mohamed with money and cars. After he trained with ISIS, he discovered they had nothing," said the victim's father. ...
  • J&K CM Mufti Sayeed credits Pakistan, Hurriyat, terrorists for peaceful polls; BJP in a tight spot March 1, 2015

    Jammu: It is a statement that is surely going the hackles in the Bharatiya Janata Party, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday called for a dialogue with Pakistan while crediting the neighbouring, Hurriyat Conference and terror groups for providing a conducive environment for the five-phased Assembly...
  • India bans ISIS under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act February 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Dreaded terror group ISIS and all its affiliate organisations, responsible for series of savage attacks and killings in Iraq and Syria, have been banned in India under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. Recruitment of youths to the outfit from India and their radicalisation is a matter of serious concern...
  • US teen indicted for joining ISIS February 20, 2015

    Washington: A US teen has been indicted on charges of joining the ISIS, the terrorist organisation that has captured a large part of Syria and Iraq and has threatened regional peace. Hamza Ahmed, 19, is at least the fourth person from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis charged as a result of...
  • ISIS steps up recruitment drive, offers help for signing up on social media February 12, 2015

    Washington: Stepping up its recruitment drive, terror outfit Islamic State launched an online guide to show potential recruits how to sign up. ISIS has been successful in recruiting potential jihadis from all over the world, mostly through social media. The group has released a 50-page guide book for prospective ISIS...
  • UN estimates 14,000 Nigerians fleeing to Chad after Boko Haram violence January 29, 2015

    Libreville: More than 14,000 people fleeing Boko Haram violence in northeast Nigeria have streamed into Chad since the beginning of 2015, according to a United Nations report on Thursday. The report by the UN's Office for the Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) put the daily arrivals rate at 774 and said...
  • Japan PM slams 'despicable' Islamist execution threat January 28, 2015

    Tokyo: An angry Japanese prime minister on Wednesday slammed as "utterly despicable" an Islamist terrorists threat to kill both a Japanese hostage and a Jordanian pilot unless Amman releases a jihadi bomber. The clock was ticking towards the 24-hour deadline Islamic State group militants set in their latest chilling video, which...
  • Britain warns India of possible terror attack by ISIS January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Britain has warned India about possible attack by ISIS and said all efforts must be taken to check activities of the Middle-East terrorist group. British officials have conveyed this to their Indian counterparts at the Indo-UK Counter Terrorism Joint Working Group meeting held in London on January 15-16. Officials said...
  • Not issued any certificate on progress made by Pakistan against terror groups: US January 6, 2015

    Washington: The United States denied reports that Secretary of State John Kerry has issued any certificate to the Congress on the progress made by Pakistan in acting against terror groups. The US State Department has neither made any recent notification to the Congress under the Kerry-Lugar-Berman bill for release of...
  • Sister urges Indian-origin IS terrorist to return home December 3, 2014

    London: The sister of a suspected Islamic State terrorists of Indian-origin, who posted a picture of himself recently on Twitter holding his baby son in one hand and an AK-47 assault rifle in the other, has appealed to him to return home even if it means going to prison. Abu Rumaysah,...
  • Women detained by Lebanon not Baghdadi's wife but sister: Iraq December 3, 2014

    Baghdad: The Iraqi interior ministry said Wednesday that a woman recently detained in Lebanon is not the wife of the Islamic State (IS) group leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, but a sister of a convicted terrorist. "The woman who was arrested by the Lebanese authorities is Saja Abdul Hamid al-Dulaimi, the sister...
  • IB sounds alert, foreign nationals on ISIS target November 11, 2014

    Intelligence Bureau has issued alert on possible attacks on foreign nationals. The ISIS and terror groups of allied ideology behind these attacks. ...
  • Hyderabad Police keeps tab on people getting drawn towards ISIS via social media November 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: While India may not have joined the US-led coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) but security agencies were keeping a close track of Indians who may be getting drawn towards the group via social media. The situation was alarming as more educated young people seem...
  • US bombards ISIS targets in Syria in first airstrikes September 23, 2014

    US President Barack Obama on Tuesday vowed to continue the fight against Islamic State fighters following the first US-led airstrikes targeting the militant group in Syria, and pledged to build even more international support for the effort. "Once again, it must be clear to anyone who would plot against America and...
  • NIA seeks MHA approval to file case against ISIS, alQaeda September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday sought the permission of the Home Ministry to file a case against the alQaeda and Iraqi terror group ISIS under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act or UAPA. Sources say that the Ministry is likely to permit the FIR soon. CNNIBN had reported last...
  • Mumbai: One of four Kalyan boys suspected to have joined ISIS in Iraq reported to be dead August 27, 2014

    Mumbai: In a disturbing turn of events, one of the four boys suspected to have joined terror outfit ISIS in Iraq is reported to have died. Arif's family in Kalyan allegedly received a phone call informing them of his death. Arif and three others were suspected to have joined the terror...
  • Can Modi trust Nawaz Sharif to rein in terror groups? June 13, 2014

    Days after Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif wrote to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi expressing a desire to work with India, Modi too, has reciprocated the sentiment saying that he is looking forward to working with Pakistan. Sharif held a bilateral meeting with Modi on May 27 on the sidelines...
  • Disturbance by terror group likely during 2014 LS polls: PM November 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said disturbance by terror groups during 2014 Lok Sabha polls likely. Addressing an annual conference of state police chiefs, he said, "There is likelihood of disturbance by terror groups during upcoming Lok Sabha polls and Assembly polls." He also applauded the Intelligence Bureau...
  • Is BJP PM nominee Narendra Modi the prime target of terror groups? November 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The Patna blasts on October 27 took place just before BJP prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was to address a rally in the city. The question is whether Modi is the prime target of terror groups. Eighteen bombs were placed, seven people lost their lives...
  • 722 suspects rejoined terror groups after acquittal in Pakistan October 19, 2013

    Islamabad: A majority of the nearly 2,000 suspected terrorists freed by Pakistani courts since 2007 have either joined terror groups or are involved in antistate activities, a media report said on Saturday. Of the 1,964 suspected terrorists released by the courts, 722 have rejoined terrorist groups while 1,197 are actively involved...
  • LS passes bill extending definition of 'terrorist act' November 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Friday passed a bill that seeks to expand the definition of "terrorist act" to include offences that threaten the country's economic security amid protests from some members who termed the measures as "draconian". The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, which was passed by voice...
  • Terror groups investing in Indian stock markets: Shinde November 16, 2012

    Bangalore: Government has information that terror groups have been investing money in Indian stock markets, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said on Friday. Asked by reporters about "intelligence information" that Pakistanbased JamaatudDawa is investing money in Indian stock exchanges, the minister said he had spoken at the Interpol meeting in...
  • AlQaeda threatens attacks on US diplomats September 18, 2012

    Cairo: AlQaeda's branch in North Africa is calling for attacks on US diplomats and an escalation of protests against an antiIslam video that triggered a wave of demonstrations in Muslim countries. In a statement released on Tuesday, AlQaeda in the Land of the Islamic Maghreb praised the killing of Christopher Stevens,...
  • Pune blasts: Terror angle being probed, says Patil August 2, 2012

    Pune: Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil on Thursday said investigating agencies were probing all angles to determine whether any terror outfit was behind the low intensity serial bomb blasts that rocked the city on Wednesday night. "Whether it was a terrorist act or not will be determined only after proper investigations...
  • LeT now more dangerous than alQaeda: US expert July 10, 2012

    Washington: With alQaeda on the ropes, LashkareTaiba (LeT), with the help of its Pakistani backers, is now probably the most dangerous terror group in the world, according to a former CIA analyst. The November 2008 attack by ten LeT terrorists on multiple targets in Mumbai, India was the most significant and...
  • Haqqani leader killed in Afghanistan: NATO October 5, 2011

    Kabul: The USled coalition says a senior leader of the Haqqani militant network has been killed in an airstrike in eastern Afghanistan. The coalition on Wednesday identified the militant leader as Dilawar, who used only one name. NATO says he was killed on Tuesday in Musa Khel district of Khost...
  • Pak backs terror groups targeting India: Report September 16, 2011

    New York: In its quest to maintain an "asymmetric" influence in its neighbourhood, Pakistan cooperates with the US to attack terror groups it considers hostile to it while simultaneously supporting outfits like the LeT, which it perceives as "beneficial" to its objectives, a report by a US thinktank has said. The...
  • Come in the open and fight: Anna to terror groups September 7, 2011

    Ahmednagar: Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday challenged terror elements and groups to "come out in the open and fight" rather than target innocents in terror strikes. Speaking to mediapersons in his home village RaleganSiddhi village on Wednesday evening, Hazare said that terror groups should not hide and fight by targeting...
  • Have rightwing terror groups been exposed? June 20, 2011

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Have RightWing terror groups been exposed'. ...
  • Dismantle terror groups, UK tells Pakistan May 10, 2011

    London: Britain has asked Pakistan to "dismantle" all terror groups operating on it's soil and posing a threat to it as well as to the region and beyond. In a response to the Foreign Affairs Committee's March report on Afghanistan and Pakistan, Foreign Secretary William Hague noted that Pakistan has suffered...