Al Qaeda praises Orlando gunman; asks jihadists to target white Americans instead of gays

Al Qaeda praises Orlando gunman; asks jihadists to target white Americans instead of gays

Al-Qaeda has praised Orlando gunman Omar Mateen but criticised him for targeting gays, saying lone wolf jihadists should attack white Americans and avoid minorities so that no one mistakes their terror assaults for hate crimes.

Lebanese Army retaliates by raiding Syrian refugee camps

Lebanese Army retaliates by raiding Syrian refugee camps

5 people were killed and 28 wounded on Monday in two waves of suicide bomb attacks

19 dead in bomb attacks on ex-Qaeda bastion in Yemen

The US Navy has several ships nearby, including an amphibious assault vessel, the USS Boxer, and two destroyers.

How al Qaeda radicalises youth and trains them, reveals arrested militant leader

AQIS was established by al Qaeda in 2014 to spread its wings in South Asia. 

Death toll in Islamist attack in Somalia rises to 15: Police

Death toll in Islamist attack in Somalia rises to 15: Police

The Shabaab group claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement distributed through online social networks.

Rights experts slam mass arrests as Bangladesh hunts killers

Sheikh Hasina accuses the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party and its Islamist party ally, Jamaat-e-Islami, of orchestrating the killings to destabilise the country.

70 fighters dead in clashes around Syria's Aleppo

At least 70 fighters have been killed in less than 24 hours of fierce clashes between pro-regime forces, jihadists and rebels in Syria's Aleppo province, a monitor said on Wednesday.

11,307 held in Bangladeshi crackdown on Islamists

The killing caused a furore among Bangladesh`s political establishment.
 

Bangladesh clerics issue fatwa on Islamist killings

The Islamic State and a South Asian branch of al Qaeda have claimed responsibilities for many of the murders in Bangladesh.

Raids on Syria market kill 21, hundreds flee IS bastion

Raids on Syria market kill 21, hundreds flee IS bastion

Peace talks towards ending Syria's five-year war have stalled, with no immediate end in sight to a conflict that has killed 280,000 people.

Brutal killings by Islamists: 'Facebook, Microsoft, Google agree to work with Bangladesh govt'

Brutal killings by Islamists: 'Facebook, Microsoft, Google agree to work with Bangladesh govt'

Bangladesh has been witnessing a string of brutal attacks by Islamists. 

Babri demolition, Godhra riots led youths to al Qaeda: Delhi Police

Babri demolition, Godhra riots led youths to al Qaeda: Delhi Police

Indians joining al Qaeda were moved by the 1992 Babri mosque demolition and 2002 Godhra riots and were committed to establish base of terror outfit al Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) here, Delhi Police has told a court here.

Anti-terrorist drive: Bangladesh arrests over 3,000; PM Hasina vows no mercy to those behind killings

Anti-terrorist drive: Bangladesh arrests over 3,000; PM Hasina vows no mercy to those behind killings

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday vowed to hunt down those behind the recent targeted killings of bloggers and minorities as police detained over 3,000 people, including 37 suspected Islamists, on the first day of a nationwide anti-terrorist drive.

Al Qaeda chief vows allegiance to new Taliban leader: SITE

The pledge came in a 14-minute audio message posted online, the US-based SITE Intelligence Group said.

Delhi Police files chargesheet against suspected al Qaeda members

Delhi Police files chargesheet against suspected al Qaeda members

Delhi Police on Friday filed a chargesheet against suspected al Qaeda members, including Maulana Anzar Shah, on charges of motivating people to join the terror outfit in India.

Militants raid Ethiopian base in latest Somalia attack

 Shabaab fighters attacked an Ethiopian army base in central Somalia early Thursday in the latest raid targeting foreign soldiers deployed as part of an African Union force in the country, rebels and local residents said. 

Islamic State militants recruited more militants in Asean than al Qaeda

The minister said militants who had returned to southeast Asia maintain an ideological link with the IS in the Middle East on "jihad".

Al Shabaab car bomber strikes hotel in Somali capital, at least 15 dead

Al Shabaab car bomber strikes hotel in Somali capital, at least 15 dead

Al Qaeda-affiliated al Shabaab militants quickly claimed responsibility for the attack on the Hotel Ambassador.

Death toll from Russian air strikes in Idlib climbs to 23 - monitor

At least 23 people were killed in Russian air strikes overnight in the Syrian rebel-held city of Idlib, the heaviest bombardment there since a cessation of hostilities was agreed in February, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Islamic State has Euro 2016 in its sights, German spy chief says

Islamic State has Euro 2016 in its sights, German spy chief says

France, where militants last year killed 130 people in coordinated assaults on cafes, bars, a football stadium and a music hall across Paris, will host Euro 2016, which starts on June 10 and runs for a month at 10 stadiums across the country.