Serge Lazarevic arrived in France early Wednesday at the Villacoublay airport outside Paris.
Omar Farooq is the 1st Pakistani to be appointed to a senior-level position in al Qaeda, said a military official.
Shukrijuma was among those indicted in the US over a plot to bomb NY’s subway system under orders from Qaeda.
The man identified himself as Luke Somers and said he had been kidnapped well over a year ago.
The jets targeted the Madakhel area of North Waziristan, where security forces have been battling Qaeda.
In the video, the hostage said he was looking for help and that his life was in danger.
This was revealed at a two-day meeting of DGPs in Guwahati organised by the Intelligence Bureau.
US-led air strikes continued to target Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq in recent days.
Two Syrian opposition figures say the Islamic State group and al-Qaeda’s branch met last week and agreed to stop fighting each other and work together against their opponents. The deal could be a heavy blow to Washington’s strategy against the Islamic State group, relying on arming moderate rebel factions to push back extremists in Syria. […]
Officials had uncovered plots that included kidnapping of foreigners and turning India into a “Syria and Iraq”.
The agenda assumes significance following reports that some Indian Muslims may have joined ISIS to fight in Iraq and Syria.
The terrorist group, whose ranks included 26/11 reconnaissance agent David Headley is thought to have had contact with elements of the Indian Mujahideen.
The operation was ordered by President Barack Obama after the CIA traced Bin Laden’s courier to the high-walled compound.
The Islamic State group has seized about a third of Iraq and Syrian territory and is terrorising civilians.
Moutasim’s father Abdul Aleem Islahi recently wrote an article on a website “Muslims should welcome ISIS’ announcement of Caliphate”.