"Al Qaeda" News 

Afghanistan's Chief Executive says US has reassured on troop pullout

The United States sent troops to Afghanistan after the al Qaeda attacks on New York and Washington on Sept. 11, 2001.
Zee News - Published

Al Qaeda affiliate claims Mali attack that killed U.N. peacekeepers

A Mali-based al Qaeda affiliate has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed 10 Chadian peacekeepers in the north of the country, the SITE Intelligence Group said on Monday, citing the Israeli..
Reuters India - Published

Videos for "Al Qaeda"

Indonesia backtracks on unconditional release of terror-linked cleric [Video]Indonesia backtracks on unconditional release of terror-linked cleric  01:08

Indonesia's president says a radical Muslim cleric linked to the 2002 Bali bombings would only be released from jail if he pledged loyalty to the state and its ideology, after news he would be freed..

Reuters Studio - Published

Iraq instability threatens Mideast [Video]Iraq instability threatens Mideast  03:53

FT foreign editor Roula Khalaf analyses the threat to the Middle East from the northern Iraq offensive by al-Qaeda offshoot Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. She looks at how oil output might be..

Financial Times - Published

Al-Qaeda linked terrorists claim responsibility for Nairobi attack [Video]Al-Qaeda linked terrorists claim responsibility for Nairobi attack  01:39

► Read more at Witnesses say that four gunmen jumped from a car before shooting security guards and storming the hotel and office complex in Kenya’s capital. ►..

Financial Times - Published

Red Cross: All Missing Accounted For, 21 Dead [Video]Red Cross: All Missing Accounted For, 21 Dead  00:41

Red Cross has stated that Nineteen people still missing two days after a Somali militant attack on a Nairobi hotel and office complex are now accounted for. The death toll stands at 21. Reuters reports..

Wochit - Published

9/11 survivor among the 21 killed in Kenya [Video]9/11 survivor among the 21 killed in Kenya  02:06

An American 9/11 survivor, two "inseparable" Kenyan cousins, and a British citizen are among the 21 people killed in the Nairobi siege that ended after 20 hours. Michelle Hennessy reports.

Reuters Studio - Published

SF CEO Among 21 Dead In Kenya Terror Attack [Video]SF CEO Among 21 Dead In Kenya Terror Attack  02:36

Jason Spindler, the CEO of tech investment firm iDev in San Francisco, was killed in a terror attack in Nairobi, Kenya on Tuesday. He was a hero who tried to get others get out of the attack safely...

CBS 5 SF KPIX - Published

Death Toll in Kenya Hotel Attack Rises [Video]Death Toll in Kenya Hotel Attack Rises  00:50

At least 21 are dead after multiple bombings and gunfire in a hotel complex Tuesday.

Newsy Studio - Published

Hotel Siege In Kenya Over, At Least 21 Victims Dead [Video]Hotel Siege In Kenya Over, At Least 21 Victims Dead  00:35

According to Reuters, Kenyan security forces have killed all the Somali militants who stormed an upscale Nairobi hotel compound. At least 21 victims were killed in the hotel siege, and fifty people..

Wochit - Published

CCTV Footage Released Of Hotel Attackers In Nairobi, Kenya [Video]CCTV Footage Released Of Hotel Attackers In Nairobi, Kenya  01:02

CCTV footage has been released of the attackers at a hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. Several gunmen are seen entering the complex, where they killed at least fourteen people and injured many others. They are..

HuffPost UK STUDIO - Published

Deadly Attack on Luxury Hotel in Kenya [Video]Deadly Attack on Luxury Hotel in Kenya  00:44

At least 11 are dead after multiple bombings and gunfire in a hotel complex Tuesday.

Newsy Studio - Published

Explosion And Gunfire At Hotel In Nairobi, Kenya [Video]Explosion And Gunfire At Hotel In Nairobi, Kenya  01:29

A hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, has been attacked by the extremist group al-Shabab, killing at least two people and injuring many others. There was an explosion and heavy gunfire. Emergency services rushed..

HuffPost UK STUDIO - Published

US Military Kills Suspected USS Cole Bomber in Yemen [Video]US Military Kills Suspected USS Cole Bomber in Yemen  00:40

Jamal al-Badawi escaped from Yemeni prison twice — once in 2003 and again in 2006.

Newsy Studio - Published

Al-Qaeda forms south Asian wing [Video]Al-Qaeda forms south Asian wing  01:18

► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: Indian politicians express concern after al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri announced the formation of a branch of the..

Financial Times - Published

Tensions rise in north Africa [Video]Tensions rise in north Africa  04:44

The storming of a major gas plant in eastern Algeria by an Islamist group linked to al-Qaeda has raised tensions over terrorism in north Africa. FT commentators Gideon Rachman, William Wallis and James..

Financial Times - Published

Protests Held in Kafr Nabl Following the Deaths of Prominent Activists [Video]Protests Held in Kafr Nabl Following the Deaths of Prominent Activists  02:59

Residents of Kafr Nabl, Syria, protested on November 26, citing a lack of security and the killing of two prominent local media activists last week. Raed Fares and Hamod Jnaid were shot and killed in..

Rumble - Published


Al Qaeda-linked group claims responsibility for attack on U.N. peacekeepers in Mali

An al Qaeda-linked Islamist group in Mali has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed ten U.N. peacekeepers from Chad on Sunday in the north of the country, the group said in statement posted..
Reuters India - Published

US airstrike kills 52 Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia

The Al-Qaeda allied terrorist group continues to hold parts of the country`s south and central regions after being chased out of Mogadishu years ago.
Zee News - Published

Kenyan authorities investigate local role in Nairobi attack

By Humphrey Malalo and Duncan Miriri NAIROBI (Reuters) - Investigators in Kenya are exploring the possibility that some of the militants who attacked a Nairobi hotel and office complex may not have..
Firstpost - Published

Eastern Libyan force says it killed senior al Qaeda operative

Eastern Libyan forces said on Friday they had killed a senior al Qaeda figure in southern Libya, during an operation to secure oil and gas assets and fight militants in the lawless south.
Reuters India - Published

Turkey deports Dutch journalist, alleges link to al Qaeda offshoot

Turkey on Thursday deported a 31-year-old journalist working for a leading Dutch financial daily newspaper, accusing her of links to the militant Nusra Front, an al Qaeda offshoot involved in..
Reuters India - Published

Al Qaeda-linked terrorist group advances in Syria

[USA], Jan 10 (ANI): An Al Qaeda-linked terrorist group Hay'at Tahir al-Sham (HTS) is advancing in the northern province of Idlib, taking control from Turkish-backed groups connected to the
Sify - Published

US airstrikes kill Qaeda plotter of 2000 USS Cole bombing in Yemen: Pentagon

American airstrikes in Yemen killed a top al-Qaeda leader responsible for the deadly USS Cole bombing in 2000 in which 17 US sailors had lost their lives, the Pentagon said. 17 American sailors were..
IndiaTimes - Published

Yemeni hip-hop dancers barred from dancing despite departure of al Qaeda

Five Yemeni hip-hop dancers thought their problems had ended when the Islamist militants who had banned them from performing were defeated in the port city of Mukalla nearly three years ago by forces..
Reuters India - Published

'ISIS' enters Kerala college campuses too

Al-Qaeda's flag too is raised, the visuals of which were put out by Janam TV.
DNA - Published

Video shows Musharraf seeking covert US support

The undated video clips, which have been posted by dissident Pakistani columnist Gul Bukhari, shows Pervez Musharraf seeking covert US support to regain power and telling American lawmakers that he was..
IndiaTimes - Published

Al-Qaeda getting ready to attack passenger planes: British Security Minister

[Russia], Dec 23 (ANI/Sputnik): British Security Minister Ben Wallace said that the al-Qaeda terror group is developing technologies to shoot down passenger planes.
Sify - Published

Zakir Musa's deputy, 5 other terrorists killed in Kashmir Valley

Gunfire erupts between Al Qaeda-affiliate men, cops at Wani's hometown
DNA - Published

At least 13 killed in Mogadishu car bomb claimed by al Shabaab

At least 13 people were killed and 17 wounded in a car bomb attack claimed by al Qaeda-linked group al Shabaab close to the president's residence in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said on..
Reuters India - Published

Car bomb claimed by al Shabaab kills at least five in Somali capital

Police said at least five people were killed and four wounded in a car bomb attack claimed by al Qaeda-linked group al Shabaab close to the president's residence in the Somali capital.
Reuters India - Published

Trump throws Kabul, New Delhi under the bus with Afghan withdrawal move

US withdrawal from Aghanistan will endanger Indian presence, investment, and stakes in the country, since it is expected to open the floodgates for the return of Taliban and other Pakistani terrorist..
IndiaTimes - Published

Don't want to be treated like hired guns: Imran Khan to US

Clarifying that Pakistan had no role in the September 2001 attack on New York's World Trade Centre, Khan said, "I have never understood these accusations. Pakistan had nothing to do with 9/11 (terror.. - Published

Punjab on high alert after dreaded terrorist Zakir Musa spotted in Bathinda

One of the most wanted terrorists, Musa is the chief of Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind – an Al-Qaeda cell in Jammu and Kashmir. 
Zee News - Published

Libyans protest against U.S. air strike in southern Libya

Dozens of Libyans protested on Tuesday against a U.S. air strike on suspected al Qaeda militants in the country's southwestern desert, saying civilians had been targeted, witnesses said.
Reuters India - Published

Donald Trump writes to Imran Khan, seeks Pakistan's help with Afghan peace talks; Islamabad welcomes decision

The development came weeks after Trump said Pakistan does not do "a damn thing" for the US, alleging that Islamabad had helped al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden hide near its garrison city of..
Firstpost - Published

Pakistani man sentenced to 7 yrs in jail in US for providing material support to Al-Qaeda affiliate

Basit Javed Sheikh, 39, of North Carolina was sentenced to 84 months imprisonment followed by a lifetime of supervised release.
DNA - Published

U.S. strike kills 11 suspected Qaeda militants in Libya: Africom

The U.S. military said on Friday it killed 11 suspected al Qaeda militants in an air strike in Libya's southwestern desert.
Reuters India - Published

US Attacks Yemen: Six suspected al Qaeda terrorists killed in drone strike

Six suspected al Qaeda militants were killed in a drone strike in central Yemen on Sunday, local security officials and residents said.
DNA - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

Drone strike kills five suspected Qaeda members in Yemen

A drone strike probably carried by the United States killed five suspected Al-Qaeda jihadists, including a local commander, in central Yemen's Bayda province Sunday, an official said.The US military is..
IndiaTimes - Published

Afghan Attack on Clerics: Authorities try to identify group behind suicide bomb attack at religious scholars

Afghan authorities were struggling on Wednesday to identify the group behind a suicide bomb attack that killed at least 55 people at a gathering of religious scholars in Kabul after the Taliban denied..
DNA - Published

Pakistan summons US envoy to protest Trump's allegations

Pakistan on Tuesday summoned the American Charge d'Affaires in Islamabad to protest against US President Donald Trump's remarks that Islamabad had helped slain Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden to hide..
Sify - Published

US paid Pak billions, they never said Osama was living there: Trump

Trump had defended his administration's decision to stop hundreds of millions of dollars in military aid to Pakistan for not doing enough to curb terrorism and criticised Islamabad for offering a..
Sify - Published

US suspended security assistance as Pak failed to act on terror safe havens: White House

The US has made it clear to Pakistani leaders that it expects them to constructively address the problem of militant safe havens in the country, the White House said after President Donald Trump..
DNA - Published

Pakistan PM rejects Trump's allegations

Pakistan's Prime Minister on Monday rejected the US President's allegations that Islamabad failed to cooperate with the US and had helped the former Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden hide in the country..
Sify - Published

Conflict-torn Somalia offers young fighters a platform as it organises first boxing competition in over three decades

Somalia collapsed into civil war in 1991 and since then has endured successive rounds of conflict involving clan-based militias, foreign armies and, latterly, Al-Qaeda affiliated jihadists
Firstpost - Published

Syrian army, allies intensify attacks in demilitarised zone to undermine Russian-Turkish deal: Rebels

Syrian rebels said on Saturday the Syrian army and their allies were intensifying attacks on a demilitarised zone in the northwest in an attempt to undermine a Russian-Turkish deal that has averted a..
DNA - Published

Jamal Khashoggi: US imposes sanctions for journalist's killing, Saudis seek death penalty for 5 suspects

The United States imposed economic sanctions on 17 Saudi officials on Thursday for their role in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor sought the death..
DNA - Published

Punjab police launch hunt for Al-Qaeda commander Zakir Moosa

Zakir Moosa, as the chief of Qaeda's Kashmir unit, heads the terrorist outfit Ansar Gazwat ul Hind and is responsible for sending recruits to J&K.
Zee News - Published

Japanese journalist heads home after 40 months held hostage by militants in Syria

Jumpei Yasuda, a 44-year-old freelance journalist who was reported to have been captured by an Al-Qaeda affiliate after entering Syria from Turkey in 2015, was released a day earlier after three years..
DNA - Published

US increases bounty amount for top Al-Qaeda kingpins - Published Also reported by •Sify

Suicide bombers kill at least three in southern Somali city

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - At least three people were killed when two suspected suicide bombers struck separately in the southern Somali city of Baidoa on Saturday, police said. Al Qaeda-affiliated al..
Firstpost - Published

Somalia: At least 16 dead, 14 injured in restaurant suicide bombings

At least 16 people were killed in Somalia on Saturday in suicide bombings that targeted a restaurant and coffee shop, police said. Suicide bombers walked into the two locations in the southwestern..
DNA - Published

U.S. counterterrorism strategy puts new focus on Iran and proxies

By Roberta Rampton and Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is giving greater priority to Iran and radical groups it backs in a new U.S. counterterrorism strategy document..
Firstpost - Published

MNS' ideology like Al-Qaeda, ISIS: Tanushree Dutta - Published Also reported by •Sify

Syrian rebels see jihadists leaving Idlib demilitarized zone

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian mainstream rebel groups said on Thursday they have growing confidence that their jihadist rivals will comply with a requirement to leave a demilitarized..
Firstpost - Published

Islamist militants adapted after losses: U.S. State Dept.

The State Department warned on Wednesday that Islamic State, al Qaeda and its affiliates have adapted by dispersing and becoming less vulnerable to military action after the United States and its..
Reuters India - Published

US made strides against extremist groups but they adapted: State Dept

The United States and its partners made "major strides" against extremists in 2017, but Islamic State, al Qaeda and their affiliates have adapted by dispersing and making themselves less susceptible to..
DNA - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

Russia and Turkey agree to create buffer zone in Syria's Idlib by 15 October

Idlib is held by an array of rebels. The most powerful is Tahrir al-Sham, an amalgamation of Islamist groups dominated by the former Nusra Front - an al Qaeda affiliate until 2016.
Firstpost - Published

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