Egypt court postpones verdict on Qaeda chief's brother

An Egyptian court postponed its verdict expected today in the trial of al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri's brother and 66 others accused of forming a "terrorist group" to carry out attacks.

Turf war between IS, Taliban escalates in Afghanistan

 Islamic State militants have executed three fighters accused of defecting to the Taliban as a brutal turf war escalates between the rival organisations in Afghanistan.

Isolated al Qaeda chief losing recruits, funds to ISIS: Report
Isolated al Qaeda chief losing recruits, funds to ISIS: Report

Al Qaeda's reclusive chief Ayman al-Zawahiri is cut off from his top commanders and keeping the outfit afloat only through loyalty as the once world's most feared terror group is steadily losing recruits and funding sources to its splinter faction - the Islamic State.

Attempts by terror groups to carry out violence: Govt

Government on Tuesday said there are attempts by different terrorist and extremist groups to carry out violence in different parts of the country but it denied receiving any report on possible hijacking of aircraft.

Al Qaeda supporters in Yemen pledge allegiance to Islamic State: Group

 A group of Islamist fighters in Yemen renounced their loyalty to al Qaeda`s leader and pledged allegiance to the head of the Islamic State, according to a Twitter message retrieved by US-based monitoring group SITE.

Narendra Modi defends Indian Muslims, says their patriotism cannot be questioned

In his first ever interview since assuming office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has defended Indian Muslims and said their patriotism cannot be questioned.

Narendra Modi defends Indian Muslims, says their patriotism cannot be questioned-Part 2

In his first ever interview since assuming office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has defended Indian Muslims and said their patriotism cannot be questioned.

Narendra Modi defends Indian Muslims, says their patriotism cannot be questioned-Part 3

In his first ever interview since assuming office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has defended Indian Muslims and said their patriotism cannot be questioned.

Narendra Modi defends Indian Muslims, says their patriotism cannot be questioned-Part 4

In his first ever interview since assuming office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has defended Indian Muslims and said their patriotism cannot be questioned.

Al Qaeda's South Asian branch will target Pakistan too: Ex-MI6 director

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri's announcement of the creation of a South Asian branch of his outfit to "raise the flag of jihad" in the Indian subcontinent has already sent jitters across India and other South Asian countries.

Al Qaeda CD being examined for authenticity: Rajnath Singh
Al Qaeda CD being examined for authenticity: Rajnath Singh

Days after al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri announced the creation of a South Asian branch of his outfit to "raise the flag of jihad" in the Indian subcontinent, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the video is still being examined for authenticity.

No evidence of al Qaeda's presence in India: US expert

Amid a country-wide alert in India over an al-Qaeda threat, a top US counter-terrorism expert has said there is no evidence of the terror outfit's presence in the country.

Al Qaeda launches India wing: `Pakistan Army, ISI targeting India to hit Nawaz Sharif'
Al Qaeda launches India wing: `Pakistan Army, ISI targeting India to hit Nawaz Sharif'

Two days after al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri announced the creation of a South Asian branch of his outfit to "raise the flag of jihad" in the Indian subcontinent, a US intelligence analyst accused the Pakistani military of `stage-managing` the terror outfit's latest advance into India.

Renegade Pak Taliban supports al Qaeda's South Asia branch

The newly formed breakaway faction of Pakistani Taliban on Friday announced its support for al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS).

Pakistani Taliban faction welcomes new al Qaeda branch

A new breakaway faction of the Pakistani Taliban on Friday welcomed al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri`s announcement of the launch of a South Asian branch of the terror network.

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.

`Al Qaeda wants to portray PM Narendra Modi as enemy of Islam`
`Al Qaeda wants to portray PM Narendra Modi as enemy of Islam`

Al Qaeda, which has announced the creation of a separate wing for India, wants to portray Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an enemy of Islam and as such India should take its threat "very seriously", a well-known American counter-terror expert said on Friday even as the US tried to downplay the terrorist outfit's capabilities.

Al Qaeda opens new South Asia branch: Who is Asim Umar?

The head of the newly-created South Asia branch of al Qaeda, Asim Umar, is a Pakistani ideologue who has produced a number of online calls to jihad but has a relatively low profile.

Sri Lanka to review visa restrictions to deal Jihadist threat

Sri Lanka on Thursday said it was taking the al Qaeda threat "very seriously" and would review its visa restrictions to prevent jihadists from entering the country.

Govt will take appropriate steps to face al Qaeda threat: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday maintained that the NDA government will take all necessary steps to face the challenge thrown open by al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri`s declaration of a new terror outfit in South Asia.