Al-Qaeda News

Hamza bin Laden was very threatening to US: President Donald Trump

The US media on Wednesday, quoting unnamed officials, reported that Hamza bin Laden was killed during the first two years of the Trump administration. There has been no official confirmation of it from the United States.

Somalia security forces end militant attack on hotel that killed 13 

Members of the al-Qaeda linked group stormed the hotel after targeting it with a car bomb on Friday while local elders and lawmakers were meeting to discuss approaching regional elections.


Al-Qaeda calls for ‘unrelenting blows’ on Army, targets Pakistan

In a video, ‘Don’t forget Kashmir’, posted on ‘As-Sahab’ channel, an in-house production of al Qaeda, Zawahiri has also called for greater coordination between militant groups in Kashmir and global terror outfits.

Four militants linked to al-Qaeda affiliate killed in J&K gunfight

According to the Jammu and Kashmir Police, the encounter broke out at the Panzar area of Shopian in the morning after security forces launched a cordon and search operation following reports that militants were present in the area.

Al-Qaida’s local outfit inclined to attack India but capacity seen as low: UN report

The report states, “AQIS is relatively isolated owing to increased security measures within the wider region, but the group continues to seek security gaps for opportunistic attacks.”

Delhi attack plan: Militant held in Jammu was to hand over grenades, says police

Identified as Irfan Hussain Wani, the militant was arrested from Gandhi Nagar on Sunday. Eight live grenades and nearly Rs 60,000 were seized from him.


Govt bans new offshoots of al-Qaeda, ISIS under anti-terror law

The outfit, which has now been banned, considers India and Indian interests as its targets and is engaged in activities of radicalising and recruiting Indian youth for terror activities, the home ministry order said.

War on Indian cities key to victory in Kashmir: Al-Qaeda

The organisation’s subcontinent second-in-command Usama Mehmood says in the video. “If it is attacked in Kolkata, Bangalore and New Delhi, it will come to its senses and release its grip on Kashmir.”

Above 800 al-Qaeda fighters killed in Yemen anti-jihad offensive: Arab coalition

"The operation resulted... in the death of more than 800 Al-Qaeda members and some of their leaders, while some others fled," coalition commanders said.

US court convicts al-Qaeda member of terror attack in Afghan

According to court papers, prior to travelling overseas to join al-Qaeda, Farekh was a student at the University of Manitoba in Canada.