Al Qaeda Chief Zawahiri Blasts Rival Jihadi Group Islamic State as ‘Liars’

Al Qaeda Chief Zawahiri Blasts Rival Jihadi Group Islamic State as 'Liars'

New York : Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has denounced what he said was a dishonest propaganda campaign by rival jihadist group the Islamic State against his organisation. In an audio message released on Thursday, the 65-year-old Zawahiri complained that Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, the IS chief, had alleged that Al-Qaeda opposes sectarian attacks on Shiites and was prepared to work with

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Unholy nexus: IS sympathisers in India use al Qaeda software for secrecy

Unholy nexus: IS sympathisers in India use al Qaeda software for secrecy

New Delhi : A group of alleged Islamic State (IS) sympathisers, conspiring to target police stations in Hyderabad, used a host of encrypted applications, including one developed by al Qaeda’s propaganda arm, in order to keep their communication secure, the National Investigation Agency has said. Al-Fajr Media Centre distributes al Qaeda’s online propaganda material. Its technical branch al-Fajr Technical Committee

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Islamic State threatens to attack Damascus, impose Sharia law

Militants of the Islamic State are seen in a jihadi training camp north of Syria. File photo

Damascus : The Islamic State (ISIS) on Sunday threatened to invade Damascus, Syria’s capital city. ISIS said that their invasion was imminent and vowed to strike at Syrian security forces and the armed opposition. “Fighters of the Caliphate are preparing to enter the heart of al-Sham [Damascus],” the extremist group said in a statement. In the same statement, ISIS promised

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Pakistan military admits Islamic State presence in country for the first time

Pakistan military admits Islamic State presence in country for the first time

  Rawalpindi : Pakistan’s military on Thursday admitted for the first time that the Islamic State group had a presence in the country but said it had apprehended hundreds of its militants and prevented them from carrying out major attacks. The army’s spokesman Lieutenant General Asim Bajwa said forces had foiled planned attacks by IS on foreign embassies and Islamabad

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As Al Qaeda slips and ISIS gains, Pakistan will be the test-tube for the next jihad

Strangely, Pakistan is not into navel-gazing after the latest death. It is busy getting angry with America and its rascally ally in the region, India.

Strangely, Pakistan is not into navel-gazing after the latest death Islamabad : On May 21, an American drone killed the Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour after he had crossed into Pakistan’s Balochistan province from Iran. Washington said he was killed because he blocked peace in Afghanistan and got American soldiers killed. Pakistan didn’t know how to respond. The foreign

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CIA Director Warns Islamic State Attack on U.S. ‘Inevitable’

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Washington : In his 60 Minutes interview last Sunday, CIA Director John Brennan warned that Islamic State attacks (ISIS/ISIL) on U.S. soil are “inevitable.” He came close to blaming political correctness for interfering with efforts to detect and thwart terror plots. When interviewer Scott Pelley asked if Brennan expects an Islamic State attack in the United States, the CIA director

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UK cities under Islamic State (ISIS) threat for Boxing Day: Expert

UK cities under Islamic State (ISIS) threat for Boxing Day: Expert

London : A counterterrorism expert has warned that British cities could be a target of an Islamic State (ISIS) terror attack on Boxing Day, marked the day after Christmas, according to a leading specialist. Will Geddes, head of global security firm International Corporate Protection, believes Boxing Day on Saturday would provide the ideal situation for the terrorists, the ‘Daily Express’

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