US designates Egyptian militant leader as global terrorist

The United States on Monday blacklisted al Qaeda-linked Egyptian Islamist militant leader Muhammad Jamal as a global terrorist, accusing him of setting up training camps for suicide bombers in Egypt and Libya.

Ilyas Kashmiri is alive: Report

Mohammad Ilyas Kashmiri, the Al Qaeda commander who was believed to have been killed last month in a US drone attack in Pakistan, is alive, a media report said Saturday.