Posts tagged as: Al Qaeda

High profile al Qaeda leader arrested at Pak-Iran border: Officials

High profile al Qaeda leader arrested at Pak-Iran border: Officials Islamabad: (Wednesday, June 20, 2012) Pakistan intelligence agencies have captured a high profile al Qaeda leader, Naamen Meziche, while conducting an operation near the Pakistan Iran border, disclosed the intelligence officials. According to the reports, Meziche is said to have links with al Qaeda operatives […]

Curfew in Tunisia after a wave of violence

A curfew has been introduced in Tunis from 9:00 P.M to 5:00 A.M and seven other regions after a wave of violence that saw more than 100 people lose their lives This decision was made by Tunisian Prime Minister Hamad Jebali shortly after a sudden outbreak of violence during which the Salafists and youth clashed […]

Ayman Al-Zawahiri calls Tunisians to start defending Sharia

The 60-year-old Islamic theologian has asked Tunisians to defend the sanctity of their religion and to work towards the restoration of Sharia Ayman al-Zawahiri, who took over from Osama bin Laden as the head of Al Qaeda, has asked Tunisians to defend sharia (Islamic Law) despite the promises made by the moderate Islamist party in […]

Leon Panetta says that U.S will not be held hostage by Pakistan

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta vowed Sunday not to let the United States be “gouged” by Pakistan on the price it charges for overland deliveries of American military supplies to Afghanistan. Pakistan closed the land route to US supplies in November as punishment for a botched US air strike that mistakenly killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, […]

The US condemns terrorists’ attacks in Yemen

The US condemns terrirsts’ attacks in Yemen The United States condemns in the strongest terms today’s terrorist attack against Yemeni military forces. Today while extending its deepest condolences to the friends and families of the scores killed and wounded in the attack. The Department of the State of the United States said that this cowardly […]

Pakistan not invited to NATO summit in Chicago, leaders urge to open supply routes

Nato Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has urged Pakistan once again to reopen Nato ground supply routes to Afghanistan. However, Rasmussen also said on Friday that Pakistan had not been invited to the crucial 25th NATO summit to be held in Chicago. The May 20-21 two-day summit, with over 60 heads of state and governments […]

Khalid Sheikh Mohammad to face trial at Guantanamo Bay

The self-confessed mastermind of the 9/11 attacks and four co-accused were due to be arraigned Saturday at Guantanamo Bay, with all facing the death penalty if convicted. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his co-defendants will be formally charged in a military tribunal with planning and executing the September 11, 2001, attacks that killed 2,976 people in […]

Taliban announce new spring offensive against NATO and local forces in Afghanistan

The Taliban militia announced their “spring offensive” would begin across Afghanistan on Thursday. Code-named al Farouq, the primary targets of the offensive would be “foreign invaders, their advisors, their contractors, all those who help them militarily and in intelligence”, the militants said on their website. “Al Farouq spring offensive will be launched on May 3 […]

Missing American citizen in our custody: Ayman al-Zawahiri

Missing American citizen in our custody: Ayman al-Zawahiri Dubai: Al Qaeda’s new chief Ayman al Zawahiri has claimed that the American citizen who went missing in Lahore is in custody of his organization. In a ten-minute long speech uploaded on al-Qaeda’s website, Zawahiri said that unless their demands were met, Al Qaeda was not to […]

Pakistan likely to revise its list of banned terror groups

Pakistan likely to revise its list of banned terror groups The government of Pakistan on Monday invited the terror groups in the country, including Taliban, to take part in peace talks and offered that their names would be removed from the list of banned organisations, if they closed down their militant wings in the country. […]

Al-Qaeda operatives shoot 25 people in Iraq and then hoist their organization’s banner

A gang of gunmen wearing military-style uniforms and carrying forged arrest warrants killed 25 police Monday, then hoisted the battle flag of al Qaeda in a carefully planned early morning shooting spree in western Iraq, officials said. The killings in Haditha highlight al Qaeda’s success in regaining a foothold in an area it once dominated […]

Bin Laden’s death reduces resistance for US troops, says Western Security Official

Bin Laden’s death reduces resistance for US troops, says Western Security Official A Western security official has expressed that lack of funds and Osama bin Laden’s death has reduced resistance for US troops. He said that number of foreign fighters attracted to Pakistan-Afghanistan jihad has considerably reduced after the death of Bin Laden. On the […]


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