Al Qaeda dismissed as "lies" a US assessment that it is in decline, but a defiant online message issued by the network on Sunday made no mention of the ultra-hardline Islamic State group widely seen as its rival for the leadership of global jihad.
Al Qaeda`s launch of a new branch in its heartland of South Asia masks the "desperation" of the world`s former terror bogeyman as it finds itself eclipsed by the savagery and slickness of the Islamic State, analysts say.
Two days after the reported creation of a new al Qaeda wing in the Indian subcontinent, Indian Air Force chief Air Marshal Arup Raha on Friday acknowledged threat from al Qaeda-like agencies but said the nation is prepared for it.
New York prosecutors are saying a life prison sentence is the only answer for the son-in-law of Osama bin Laden after he was convicted for his role as al-Qaida's spokesman after the September 11 attacks.
A letter found at slain al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden’s hideout in Pakistan warned of the rise of a new Islamic extremist group capable of extreme brutality that could damage al Qaeda’s reputation, media reported Monday.
Just days after a Sikh man was hit and dragged by a truck, another Sikh man and his mother were attacked here by a group of teenagers who called them `Osama Bin Laden` in an apparent hate crime, sparking fresh outrage among the community members.
Republicans on the US Senate Intelligence Committee will soon release a report asserting the CIA`s use of harsh interrogation techniques helped bring down Osama bin Laden and disrupt terrorist plots, the panel`s top Republican said.
Former US President Bill Clinton asked advisers for more information on Osama bin Laden in 1998 after flagging a newspaper story, according to records from the Clinton White House that were released today.
The principal of a government polytechnic in Kerala and four students were among seven people booked by police on Tuesday over putting a photograph of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their campus magazine under a list of "negative faces" that also included Adolf Hitler and Osama bin Laden.
The Kerala police have registered a case against the editorial team of a college magazine which placed Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a list of the world`s most cruel people, a police official said Tuesday.
The kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls last month has sparked global outrage, launched an international manhunt and instantly turned an obscure West African militant group into a household name in the United States. And it has raised a central question: Does the rapidly growing number of al Qaeda splinter groups pose as much of a threat as al Qaeda itself?