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Al Qaeda-inspired Dawood Suleiman wanted to wage jihad against country: NIA

Al Qaeda-inspired Dawood Suleiman wanted to wage jihad against country: NIA

23-year-old Suleiman had done B Tech in an engineering college in Erode and had allegedly confessed to planting a bomb in the Mysuru court.

'Kingpin of Al Qaeda-inspired module wanted to wage jihad'

'Kingpin of Al Qaeda-inspired module wanted to wage jihad'

Dawood Suleiman, the key leader of Al Qaeda-inspired "Base Movement" module who was arrested in connection with his alleged role over a series of blasts in court complexes in South India, wanted to wage jihad against the country, an NIA special public prosecutor said today.

Al Qaeda terrorists planning to target PM Modi, wanted in string of bomb attacks held in Tamil Nadu

Al Qaeda terrorists planning to target PM Modi, wanted in string of bomb attacks held in Tamil Nadu

All the accused were arrested from Tamil Nadu's Madurai city, and are now being shifted to Mysore in Karnataka for further investigation, ANI reported.

Four charged with plotting to assassinate late Saudi king Abdullah

Four charged with plotting to assassinate late Saudi king Abdullah

Saudi Arabia overcame an al Qaeda insurgency almost a decade ago but has suffered several deadly attacks on mosques and security forces claimed by Islamic State.

US issues travel alert for Europe after France thwarts ISIS-linked plot

US issues travel alert for Europe after France thwarts ISIS-linked plot

The suspects arrested are of French, Moroccan and Afghan origin and are between 29 and 37 years old.

Regime bombardment kills 25 civilians in east Aleppo: Monitor

Syrian air strikes and shelling killed 25 civilians in eastern districts of Aleppo on Thursday, a monitor said, on the third day of a wide-ranging regime assault on rebel-held areas.

Air strike targeting militants kills seven in southern Libya: Official

An air strike targeting Islamist militants has killed at least seven people near the southwestern Libyan city of Sabha, a local official and media reports said on Tuesday.

'ISIS, al Qaeda hail Trump win, say dark times ahead for US'

'ISIS, al Qaeda hail Trump win, say dark times ahead for US'

A number of prominent ideologues linked to jihadist outfits in the Middle East took to social media to cheer the prospect of a Trump presidency.

Al-Qaeda releases video of Malians shot for 'collaboration'

An Al-Qaeda-linked group has released a video showing the purported execution of two Malians accused of collaborating with French counter-terrorism forces in Mali.

FBI warns of possible terror attack on US Election Day eve

FBI warns of possible terror attack on US Election Day eve

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has warned of a possible al Qaeda terror threat against the US on the eve of Election Day on November 8.

US strike killed Afghanistan Al-Qaeda leader Farouq al-Qahtani

The US military confirmed Friday it had killed Farouq al-Qahtani, Al-Qaeda`s emir for northeastern Afghanistan, during an air strike last month, in a major blow to the group as it seeks to re-establish safe havens in the country.

US authorities warn of al Qaeda threat to election

US authorities warn of al Qaeda threat to election

A US government source in Washington said some federal agencies sent bulletins to local and state officials flagging the information but that the threat was relatively low level.

Impossible to refuse jihadist help in Aleppo: Syria opposition

People stuck in war-ravaged Aleppo do not have the luxury of refusing help from jihadists, a high-level member of Syria`s main opposition said, lashing out at international "inaction" in breaking the siege.

US strikes target two top al Qaeda leaders in Afghanistan

The US Department of Defence said that it conducted military strikes against two senior Al Qaeda leaders in Afghanistan, the results of which are still being assessed.

US says two top al Qaeda leaders in Afghanistan targeted in strikes

The US military is still assessing the results of the strikes against the two leaders who were targeted at command-and-control locations in remote areas of Kunar province.

Islamic State-aligned group takes Somali town, say officials

The group, which refers to itself simply as Islamic State, is a rival to the larger al Shabaab force, which is linked to Islamic State`s rival al Qaeda and once controlled much of Somalia.

Pakistani group worked with IS on police attack: Spokesman

Pakistani authorities said the attack on the Balochistan Police College, the deadliest assault on a security installation in the country`s history, was carried out by the Al-Alami faction of the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) group, an anti-Shiite outfit that has turned its guns on the government in recent years.

Syria monitor says air strikes kill 22 in school in rebel-held Idlib

Syria monitor says air strikes kill 22 in school in rebel-held Idlib

The high death toll from strikes by the Syrian military and Russian air force in rebel-held areas has prompted criticism from Western countries and international human rights groups.

12 killed in Shabaab bomb attack in Kenya

A bomb blast at a guesthouse in northeast Kenya killed at least 12 people on Tuesday, in an attack claimed by Shabaab militants which last hit the area earlier this month.

Syria regime advances in Aleppo, MSF decries `bloodbath`

Syrian regime forces advanced in the battleground city of Aleppo on Friday, backed by a Russian air campaign that a monitor said has killed more than 3,800 civilians in the past year.