Al Qaeda preparing to eclipse ISIS, attack US

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) may be hogging the headlines but the Syrian reincarnation of the old al Qaeda is being considered a more serious threat to the United States, a report said.

Pak tribunal seeks record of Dr Afridi who tipped CIA on Osama

A tribunal in Pakistan's tribal area today directed authorities to produce records of the case of Dr Shakil Afridi who tipped the CIA to trace Osama bin Laden in the country in 2011.

Al Qaeda denies decline, acknowledges 'mistakes' by its branches

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.

DNA: Obama unveils strategy against ISIS on eve of 9/11

US President Barack Obama unveiled his administration’s strategy for military action against the Islamic State (ISIS) on the eve of the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

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US remembers 9/11, Obama says never `give in to fear`

Americans on Thursday marked the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, with somber ceremonies of remembrance in New York and Washington.

Al Qaeda in South Asia rebrands to stay relevant

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.

Navy SEAL shirt from bin Laden raid goes on show in NY

 A shirt worn by a member of the Navy SEAL team during the clandestine raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan in 2011 went on show in New York on Sunday.

Shirt of US Navy SEAL who killed Osama goes on display

New York: The shirt worn by the US Navy SEAL who killed dreaded al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in a daring raid in Pakistan was today put on public display at the 9/11 Memorial Museum here.

India prepared to tackle threat from al Qaeda-like agencies: IAF chief Arup Raha
India prepared to tackle threat from al Qaeda-like agencies: IAF chief Arup Raha

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.

Shirt of US Navy SEAL who killed Osama to go on display

The shirt worn by the US Navy SEAL who killed dreaded al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in a raid in Pakistan will be put on public display at the 9/11 Memorial Museum here from Sunday.

Osama bin Laden's son-in-law must get life in prison: US

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.

Letter found in Osama’s hideout warns of ISIS brutality

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.

Another Sikh, his mother attacked in New York

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.

CIA interrogation tactics helped get Osama bin Laden: US senator

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.

Clinton papers: Bin Laden, Haiti and Supreme Court

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.

`CIA plotted to make demon Osama toy to counter influence`

The US` top spy agency CIA toyed with idea of popularising an Osama bin Laden doll with an evil-looking face to turn Afghan children away from the then al-Qaeda chief.

Modi`s pictures in "negative faces" list, 4 students among 7 booked

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.

College magazine puts PM Modi in list of most cruel people, case filed

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.

Boko Haram shows changing al Qaeda threat

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?

Pak treatment of Dr Afridi unjust and unwarranted: US

Regretting his arrest and severity of sentence, the US has said the treatment meted out to Shakil Afridi, the Pakistani doctor who assisted CIA in tracing Osama bin Laden, is "unjust and unwarranted".