al Qaeda

Some unresolved issues

Not only the ruling coalition and its main Opposition (which is outside the Parliament) contradict each other as to who have been killing writers, bloggers and freethinkers in the country, but some...

October 2, 2015
October 2, 2015

Syria strikes 'will fuel extremism'

Members of the US-led coalition against Islamic State call on Russia to cease air strikes they say are hitting the Syrian opposition and civilians.

July 24, 2015
July 24, 2015

US airstrike kills senior Al-Qaeda commander

A United States air strike in Afghanistan killed a senior Al Qaeda commander in charge of suicide bombing and two other militants, the Pentagon says.

June 20, 2015
June 20, 2015

Bin Laden 'proof of death requested'

Son of Osama Bin Laden asks the US for a death certificate for his father, according to the whistle-blowing website, Wikileaks.

May 21, 2015
May 21, 2015

What’s on Laden’s bookshelf revealed

Laden was fixated on attacking US targets and pressured al Qaeda groups to heal local rivalries and focus on that cause,according to documents the US says were seized in his hideout in Pakistan.

May 17, 2015
May 17, 2015

German spy agency 'helped US find bin Laden': report

Germany's foreign intelligence agency helped the CIA track down Osama bin Laden in Pakistan where US special forces killed the al-Qaeda leader, according to a German news report.

May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015

Iran's foreign policy ploys

Iran has played the extremist card to the hilt and managed to run rings around the US that continues to suffer from a joint ISIS-Al Qaeda phobia...

May 3, 2015
May 3, 2015

UN assures India of Zaki-ur-Rehman release issue

A UNSC committee assures India that it will take up the issue of Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi at its next meeting.

April 24, 2015
April 24, 2015

Vatican link in 'al-Qaeda' arrests

Suspected extremists being investigated in Italy over links to al-Qaeda may have been planning an attack on the Vatican in 2010, prosecutors say.

April 17, 2015
April 17, 2015

Hundred years of death, destruction and destiny

THE centre of gravity shifts every few years. The shattered buildings look like real estate displays as if walls and roofs were

April 11, 2015
April 11, 2015

Gunmen kill 20 labourers in Pakistan

Gunmen have killed 20 construction workers in Pakistan's restive southwestern province of Baluchistan, shooting them at point blank range.