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UN backs Afghan peace talks in resolution, Russia votes 'no'

December 11, 2020 1:21 pm

The vote in the 193-member world body was 130 in favor, Russia against, and China, Pakistan and Belarus abstaining. Fifty-nine countries did not vote.

Certain elements inside Pak military had links to al-Qaeda: Obama on raid that killed Osama

November 17, 2020 3:18 pm

Barack Obama said it was an open secret that certain elements inside Pakistan's military, and especially its intelligence services, maintained links to the Taliban and perhaps even al-Qaeda, sometimes using them as strategic assets to ensure that the Afghan government remained weak and unable to align itself with Pakistan's number one rival, India.

Wife of al-Qaeda suspect: 'My husband is being falsely implicated'

September 28, 2020 1:02 pm

The arrest, NIA said, was made in association with the Special Task Force of West Bengal. Ansari will be produced before a special court in Delhi, it said.

US uses secretive missiles to kill al-Qaida leaders in Syria

September 25, 2020 11:55 am

The strike illustrated the complexities of carrying out operations against terrorist groups in a part of the world where the United States and Russia have been warily pursuing their own objectives and occasionally coming into conflict.

NIA: Arrested ‘al-Qaeda men’ were in touch with people in Kashmir

September 24, 2020 10:46 am

According to sources, WhatsApp chats of the accused showed that they regularly interacted with a few men from Kashmir.

More persons involved in al-Qaeda conspiracy: NIA

September 21, 2020 2:31 am

The three persons arrested from Kerala's Ernakulam were produced before a magistrate court in the twon, which remanded them in the custody of NIA.

Explained: Why IS and al-Qaeda are battling for control in Africa’s Sahel

May 14, 2020 8:41 pm

The tussle between IS and al-Qaeda is not just a battle for influence, resources and recruits in the context of the Jihadist movement in various parts of the world. The two terrorist groups are ideologically different and they also have differing perceptions of whom they see as their “enemies” and their operational tactics.

Shahid Aziz: Al-Qaeda man and jihadist general who was part of Pak Army's 'Kargil clique'

February 19, 2020 7:20 am

The 'Arab News' report said that while rumours of Shahid Aziz's death have circulated since 2018, this is the first time that al-Qaeda has issued a confirmation.

Explained: Who was Qasim al-Rimi, the al-Qaeda leader in Yemen killed in US airstrike

February 08, 2020 12:21 pm

In a statement, the White House said: "At the direction of President Donald J Trump, the United States conducted a counterterrorism operation in Yemen that successfully eliminated Qasim al-Rimi."

AQIS chief killed in Afghanistan: Feels like we never knew him, says family

October 10, 2019 9:15 pm

Umar, known to Indian security agencies as Sanaul Haq, was killed in a joint strike by US and Afghan forces at a Taliban compound in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, Afghanistan’s National Directorate of Security (NDS) confirmed Tuesday.