Al Qaeda releases video claiming jihadists now headed towards Kashmir: Report

In a chilling reminder to India`s new government under Narendra Modi of the perils that be, al Qaeda has reportedly released a video calling upon Muslims in Kashmir to follow example of Iraqis and Syrians and revolt against the authorities.

Algerian jihadist vows allegiance to Al-Qaeda chief

Algerian jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar, whose group occupied northern Mali in 2012, pledged allegiance to Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in a statement posted Wednesday on Islamist websites.

Qaeda chief urges kidnappings of Americans: SITE

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has called in an interview for militants to kidnap Westerners, especially Americans, to exchange them for jihadist captives.

Al Qaeda chief calls for unity as jihadist schism deepens

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has called for unity in a new interview amid widening divisions with a rival jihadist organisation rooted in the Syrian civil war.

Al Qaeda chief Zawahiri`s brother to stand trial in Egypt

Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri`s brother is to stand trial with 67 others for forming a "terrorist group" and plotting attacks after Islamist president Mohammed Morsi`s ouster, Egyptian state media reported on Sunday.

The brother of Qaeda chief Zawahiri to stand trial in Egypt

The brother of Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri will stand trial in Egypt along with 67 others on charges of forming a "terrorist group", state media reported on Sunday.

Syria Qaeda group gives ultimatum to jihadist rivals

Syria`s official al Qaeda affiliate on Tuesday gave rival jihadists a five-day ultimatum to submit to a joint Islamic court after a top operative was killed in a suicide bombing.

Bangladesh youth arrested for circulating al Qaeda message

Bangladesh`s elite anti-crime force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Tuesday morning arrested a youth for circulating an audio-clip of Al Qaeda chief Ayman Al-Zawahiri calling for an "intifada" (uprising) in the country.

Bangladesh looks into al Qaeda threat

Bangladesh said Sunday it will look into the recent "Al Qaeda threat" to wage an intifada in the country that sparked a war of words among political parties.

Two Spanish journalists held by al Qaeda-linked group in Syria

A radical group linked to al Qaeda kidnapped two Spanish journalists reporting in Syria in September and is holding them captive, El Mundo newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Al Qaeda chief blames Islamists for setbacks

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri on Friday said moderate Islamists in Egypt and Tunisia were in part responsible for their recent political setbacks, accusing them of having been too conciliatory.

Egypt: Brother of al Qaeda chief arrested

Egyptian authorities have arrested the brother of al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri, a security official said on Saturday.

Al Qaeda targeted in Yemen amid global security alert

At least 12 al Qaeda members were killed in drone attacks in one day in Yemen as the United States stepped up strikes against suspected militants behind a global security alert.

Al Qaeda chief`s attack order prompted closure of US missions

Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri`s intercepted conversations with his deputy in the Arabian Peninsula ordering him to carry out one of the most serious attacks since 9/11 prompted closure of several American diplomatic missions in the region, a media report said on Tuesday.

Al-Zawahiri`s brother orders followers to back Morsi

The brother of al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has issued an edict telling followers to support Egypt`s embattled Islamist President Mohamed Morsi.

Qaeda chief strikes down merger of Iraq, Syria wings

Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri has ruled that the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Nusra Front in Syria should operate as separate entities, according to a letter posted on Al-Jazeera television`s website.

Syria urges UN action against Qaeda rebels

Syria demanded that the UN slap sanctions on a jihadist rebel group after it pledged allegiance to Al-Qaeda, as the opposition accused regime forces of "savage" killings in the country`s south.

Syria regime `wilfully` killing civilians from air: HRW

Damascus regime has "wilfully" killed thousands of civilians in air strikes that amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday, as rebels lobbied the major powers for weapons.

Al Qaeda leader`s brother condemns Mali operation

The brother of al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri sanctioned violence against the West in retaliation for the French-led campaign against militants in Mali, saying the US and Europe are "making jihadists."

Zawahiri calls for `Muslim land` Kashmir`s liberation

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has urged Muslims to work together to liberate ``Muslim lands``, including Indian-administered Kashmir, from occupiers.