Al Qaida
World  /  Published 12.10.21

Islamic State leader held: Iraq

Iraq said on Monday it has detained a top leader of the Islamic State group and a longtime al Qaida operative in a cross-border operation. Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi tweeted the news, id...
By AP/PTI in Baghdad

World  /  Published 15.09.21

Al Qaida can rebuild: US

Al Qaida could rebuild inside Afghanistan within one to two years, top intelligence officials said on Tuesday, noting that some members of the terror group have already returned to the country. Earli...
By Julian E. Barnes in New York

World  /  Published 01.09.21

Al Qaeda: Call to liberate Kashmir

The Narendra Modi government has noted with concern the statement issued by Taliban affiliate Al Qaeda on Tuesday praising the Sunni Pashtun US-designated terrorist group for humiliating and defeating...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 01.09.21

Six Bangla militants get death for murder

Six members of an Islamist militant group were sentenced to death on Tuesday by a court in Bangladesh for the brutal killing of two gay rights campaigners five years ago.  Xulhaz Mannan, 35, the...
By Reuters in Dhaka

World  /  Published 19.08.21

Biden: Greater threats looming

President Joe Biden says even with the Taliban in power in Afghanistan, he sees a greater threat from outposts of al-Qaida and its affiliated groups in other countries, and that it was no longer ratio...
By AP in Washington


Opinion  /  Published 19.08.21

Taliban’s triumph has implications for India

Since last Monday, the international media and countless social media handles have been juxtaposing the dramatic images of Afghans trying to clamber on to a military aircraft of the United States of A...
By Swapan Dasgupta

India  /  Published 11.07.21

Terrorists held in Calcutta, Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Sunday said they had busted an Al Qaeda unit in Lucknow, which was reportedly planning suicide attacks in crowded areas of the city and other places in the state. Two...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta, Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 26.04.21

Some old lies

“If they go, we’ll all have to go. That’s the reality of it,” said a British source about President Joe Biden’s announcement that the last American troops will be out of ...
By Gwynne Dyer

World  /  Published 14.04.21

US Afghan pullout by September

President Joe Biden has decided to withdraw the remaining US troops from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021, 20 years to the day after Al Qaida’s attacks triggered America’s longest war, US...
By Reuters in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 23.03.21

Malevolent forces set in motion years ago

Time is a slippery customer. You turn away for a minute and whole swathes of years get consumed. Turning back, you find you are simultaneously not that far away from when you last looked and, yet, in ...
By Ruchir Joshi


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