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Afghan officials say raid killed top Al-Qaida commander Asim Omar

Omar was the head of Al-Qaida operations in South Asia. Among those killed was Raihan, Omar's courier to Ayman Al-Zawahiri, the leader of the Al-Qaida network, the statement added.

Syrian forces recapture ancient city of Palmyra from IS

The city known to Syrians as the 'Bride of the Desert'' is famous for its 2,000-year-old ruins that once drew tens of thousands of visitors each year before IS destroyed many of the monuments.


UP man held in Dec for ‘links’ to al-Qaeda had got police clean chit in court in 2009

When contacted, DCP (Special Cell) Pramod Kushwaha, who is supervising the investigation related to Masood, said: “I will not comment on the matter as the case is still under investigation.”

‘Police have identified more AQIS modules’

In 2001, these Pakistani nationals were killed in an encounter, following which Rehman went underground.

Swiss authorities open proceedings against two Syrians

The attorney general said in a statement the two people, who were not further identified, were arrested Friday in the Geneva area.

Islamic State group bigger threat than al-Qaida: FBI Chief

James Comey's remarks signal a deepening concern about the impact of the Islamic State's effort to inspire terrorist violence.


United Nations: Internet companies should respond to extremist exploitation

A UN panel is calling for Internet and social media companies to respond to the exploitation of their services by al-Qaida and other extremist groups who use the web to recruit fighters and spout “increasingly horrific propaganda.” The panel recommended in a report circulated Wednesday that these companies brief the Security Council committee monitoring sanctions […]

Al-Qaida captures major airport, oil terminal in south Yemen

Al-Qaida fighters clashed Thursday with members of one of Yemen's largest infantry brigades outside Mukalla.

Shiite rebels call for Yemen offensive; US troops evacuate

The turmoil comes as Yemen battles al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, the target of the drone program.

UN adopts resolution to crack down on terrorist financing

The UNSC has adopted a resolution aimed at cracking down on the financing of terrorist groups.

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Iraq faces humanitarian crisis after militants' surge

Thousands have been displaced and are forced to dwell in refugee camps after the militants took over three major towns of Iraq. The country is staring at the worst ever humanitarian crisis.

Militants shock the world as they seize Iraq's Mosul

Al-Qaida-inspired militants seized Iraq’s second city of Mosul, the surrounding Nineveh province and parts of Kirkuk on Tuesday (June 10).