Iraq PM says Kurdish Arbil becoming a base for ``Islamic State`` militants

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said on Wednesday the Kurdish-controlled city of Arbil was becoming an operations base for the Islamic State militant group that seized swathes of northern and western Iraq last month.

Govt to declare Assam militant group KPLT as banned outfit

The Centre is all set to declare a tribal militant group in Assam, Karbi Peoples` Liberation Tigers (KPLT), as a banned organisation following spurt in violence perpetrated by it.

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?

Egypt militant group says founder killed in bomb accident

Egypt`s deadliest militant group said one of its founders, who led a deadly 2011 attack in Israel, has been accidentally killed by a bomb.

Egypt militant group says founder killed in bomb accident

Egypt`s deadliest militant group said one of its founders, who led a deadly 2011 attack in Israel, has been accidentally killed by a bomb.

Meghalaya CM denies link with any militant group

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Tuesday denied having links with any militant group in the Garo Hills region of the state even as Opposition parties demanded a CBI inquiry into the matter.

Pak poll: Militant group sets strict conditions for candidates

A pro-government militant group in Pakistan`s restive tribal belt bordering Afghanistan has set "stringent conditions" for candidates contesting the May 11 polls to ensure "trouble-free balloting".

Nigerian militant group claims kidnap of Frenchman

A new radical Islamist group, Ansaru has claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of a Frenchman in northern Nigeria.

2-kg bomb found from bus in Alipurduar

A two-kg bomb, fitted with a timer device, was found from a bus at Alipurduar in Jalpaiguri district, officials said.

Militant group kills its former commander in northwest Pak

The banned Lashkar-e-Islam killed one of its former commanders after holding him in custody for almost 18 months.

3 boys kidnapped for recruitment in militant group

Three teen-aged boys were reportedly recruited in the ranks of a militant outfit in Manipur and their mothers appealed to the outfit to release them safely.

No group claims responsibility for Mizoram abducti

The six people were abducted by 20 to 25 people wearing black suits and armed with Kalshnikov rifles after forcibly taking Rs two lakh in cash.

Nigerian militant group says not behind Abuja bomb

Nigerian President has said the perpetrators have not yet been identified.

Militant group: 7 Nigerians abducted in rig attack

The main militant group in Nigeria`s
oil-rich southern delta says it kidnapped seven local workers
from an offshore oil rig operated by Exxon Mobil Corp.

Somali militant group bans 3 aid agencies

A Somali militant group with links to al Qaeda has banned three Christian aid agencies from its territory.

Vengeful new militant group emerges in Pakistan

Pakistani authorities now believe a dangerous new militant group has carried out several major bombings in the capital previously blamed on the Taliban.

Another Hindu militant group on rise in Nepal?

Nepal Hindu Janata Party seeks to restore Hinduism as Nepal`s state religion.

`Bangladeshi militant group operates in 3 Indian districts`

A top commander of Bangladesh`s
outlawed radical outfit JMB is reported
to be in India where the group claimed it has established
operational cells in three border districts of West Bengal.

Pakistani militant group easily evades ban

Long-haired jihadis toting weapons patrolled a mosque last week as the cleric who heads the militant network blamed for 26/11 preached inside.

Nigeria`s main militant group declares indefinite ceasefire

Nigeria`s main militant group on Sunday declared an indefinite cease-fire to encourage dialogue with the government, a spokesman of the group said.