Daniel Pearl case: US 'deeply concerned' over Pakistan court's order to release accused

The US on Friday expressed “deep concern” over a Pakistani court’s order to release British-born al-Qaeda leader Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh and his three aides, who were convicted and sentenced in the abduction and murder case of American journalist Daniel Pearl. In a surprise move, a two-judge bench of the Sindh High Court on Thursday … Read more

Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri may have died in Afghanistan, says report

Ayman al-Zawahiri, the chief of terrorist organization Al-Qaeda, has died in Afghanistan, according to a report. However, Al-Qaeda is yet to confirm the purported death of al-Zawahiri. According to a report by Arab News, al-Zawahiri reportedly died of natural causes.  Arab News reported that Zawahiri died in Ghazni due to asthma. He had had last … Read more

Certain elements inside Pakistan's military had links to al Qaeda, reveals Barack Obama on Abbottabad raid that killed Osama bin Laden

Washington: Former United States President Barack Obama has said that he had ruled out involving Pakistan in the raid on Osama bin Laden’s hideout because it was an “open secret” that certain elements inside Pak’s military, and especially its intelligence services, maintained links to the Taliban and perhaps even al-Qaeda, sometimes using them as strategic … Read more

French forces kill al Qaeda-linked commander in Mali

Paris: French ground forces and military helicopters killed a jihadist commander linked with al Qaeda in Mali along with four others, the French military announced Friday. The operation Tuesday targeted Bah ag Moussa, a military chief for the RVIM Islamic extremist group, who had been on a U.N. Sanctions list and was believed responsible for … Read more