US issues world-wide travel alert for its citizens

The US has issued a world-wide travel alert for its citizens ahead of the Christmas and New Year holidays in the wake of lone-wolf attack in Sydney.

Iraqi PM declares highest alert against terrorist groups

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki called on the parliament to approve state of emergency, as insurgent groups took full control of Iraq`s second largest city of Mosul, while he declared the highest alert in the country Tuesday.

Pak supports terrorist groups, says former US official

Pakistan supports groups that carry out terrorists activities, a former US counter-terrorism official has said, citing the close linkage it has with outfits like LeT that carried out the Mumbai terror attacks.

Social media a key element for terror groups: Study

Al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups have expanded their online presence with increased use of social media, creating new challenges for thwarting attacks, said a study released Wednesday.

US steps up assistance to Iraq to combat terrorist groups

The US has stepped up assistance to Iraq to combat al-Qaeda-linked global terrorist groups who have seized the oil-rich country`s two major cities in the western province of Al-Anbar, the White House has said.

Boko Haram designated as terrorist groups

The State Department has designated two Nigerian militant groups Boko Haram and Ansaru as foreign terrorist organisations to help US and other law enforcement agencies investigate and prosecute suspects associated with the two extremist networks.

‘US angry at ISI support to Haqqani network’

A top Republican Senator has charged its
intelligence agency with continuing to support the Haqqani
network and other terrorist groups.

China to release list of terrorist groups

China on Saturday passed a resolution that defines terrorist groups for the first time and will soon release its first formal list of terrorists and groups, a legal expert said.

Terrorist groups trying to destabilise Pakistan: Gates

US defence secretary does not think Afghan war is destabilising to Pakistan.

NATO chief warns against premature Afghan withdrawal

If Western forces leave
Afghan prematurely, the country would become a safe haven for terrorist groups.

Sopore gaining notoriety as safe haven of terrorist groups

Sopore known is fast gaining notoriety for becoming a safe haven of terrorists, especially of Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen and
Lashker-e-Taiba, as it has seen a sudden spurt in violence during the last six weeks.

Will not tolerate "terrorist" groups: Yemen

The Yemeni government said on Saturday it would not tolerate any "terrorist" activities on its territories after Somali insurgents said they were ready to send reinforcements to al Qaeda in Yemen.

Pak identified as a base for terrorist groups: Report

Pak is still identified as a base for terrorist groups "operating in Kashmir, India and Afghanistan", a latest Congressional report has said.