Bangladesh arrests 9 in crackdown on militant groups

Bangladesh has arrested four members of an outlawed militant group, including the chief of its women`s wing, as well as five suspects in a southern city, police said on Sunday, as authorities stiffen a crackdown on militants.

Israel must ready for ``prolonged`` Gaza campaign

Israel`s top political and defence leadership Monday night defied international calls for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, determining to continue the massive offensive there until risk posed by Gaza militant groups is "neutralised".

Mortar attacks kill 15 across Syria

At least 15 people were killed Sunday in different parts of Syria in multiple mortar attacks by armed militant groups, local media reported.

`Growing coordination among militant groups threat to India`

Increased use of the Internet, change of tactics like attacking crowded places, recruitment of educated youths, and coordinated activities by several terror groups in the Indian sub-continent pose serious challenge to the country`s security.

Anti-India militant groups vow to revenge Afzal`s execution

In a show of strength in the Pakistani capital, several banned anti-India militant groups, including the Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed vowed to take "revenge" for the execution of Afzal Guru.

80 killed in clashes between rival militant groups in Pak

Ten rebels died in fighting today between the Taliban and a pro-government militant group in Khyber tribal region of northwest Pakistan, taking the death toll in four days of clashes to more than 80.

Shinde invites militant groups for talks

Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Monday appealed to all militant groups to come forward for peace talks with the government to solve their problems saying violence has no place in democracy.

Reaching out to militant groups main priority: Gogoi

Set to retain power for the
third consecutive term, Assam CM Tarun Gogoi on Friday said bringing all insurgents groups, including the ULFA, to
the negotiating table would be his main priority to ensure
lasting peace in the state.

Militant groups warn public against taking part in civic polls

Stung by massive participation in
the 2008 Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, militant
outfits like Laskar-e-Toiba (LeT) and Hizbul Mujahideen have
warned the people against taking part in the upcoming
Panchayat polls.

16 militant groups barred from collecting animal hides in Pak

Militant groups set up camps across the country to collect hides, which are later sold to raise funds.

Musharraf`s U-turn, says Pak did not create militant groups

Pakistan`s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has said that all terror
outfits in his country came into existence on their own.

Pak will take action against banned militant groups: Malik

Pakistani authorities will take
effective action to eliminate banned militant groups operating
in Punjab province though no military operation is planned
against them, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Wednesday.

Militant groups still operating openly in Pakistan: Report

Banned groups such as LeT, JeM have formed organisations with new names that operate freely in Pak.

Karachi becoming hotbed of militant groups: Police

Hundreds of miles away from Waziristan region where Pak Army is locked in a decisive fight with Taliban militants, this sprawling port city is fast turning into an urban battlefield.

More Guantanamo inmates tied to militant groups: Pentagon

An increasing number of detainees transferred from the US prison in Guantanamo have forged links to militant groups, the Pentagon has said.

Militant groups planning to coordinate in B’desh

Two major right-wing militant outfits are chalking out plans to work in coordination amid an intensified campaign against them by the new govt.