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Haqqani's views vindicate stance of national institutions, says DG ISPR.

RAWALPINDI: Director General Inter Services Public Relations Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor has said that former Pakistan ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani's views published in US newspaper vindicate stance of Pakistan's state institutions. Earlier this month, Husain Haqqani admitted that with the authorisation of the then elected ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Link Bangladesh genocide with al-Qaida, ISIS massacres: Shahriar Kabir.

'Ekkatorer Ghatok Dalal Nirmul Committee' President Shahriar Kabir has said that the Pakistan-sponsored 1971 genocide should be linked to the al-Qaida, ISIS massacres to pave the path for global recognition of the Bangladesh Genocide.

- BDNews24 - BD

Drone strike kills 4 Qaeda suspects in Yemen.

A drone strike killed four suspected members of Al-Qaeda in south Yemen Wednesday, a security official said, as the United States intensifies air raids on extremists in the war-torn country

- The Daily Star - LB

Drone strike kills 4 al Qaeda suspects in Yemen.

Washington regards AQAP as the militant network's most dangerous arm The post Drone strike kills 4 al Qaeda suspects in Yemen appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

AQAP activity in northeast Yemen indicates increased terrorism and cargo risks on Saudi side of border.

EVENT Suspected Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula militants based in Yemen on 24 March 2017 raided a Yemeni Border Guard position in the al-Akhashim district, approximately 90 km north east of al-Wadiah border crossing, according to local media. The motivation for the raid appears to have

- Jane’s - US

WashTimes: Army Booting Sgt. For Disclosing Bin Laden Raid Info Obama Revealed Previously.

The Army is getting ready to throw out public affairs Staff Sgt. Ricardo Branch for disclosing in an unclassified government email the same information about the Osama bin Laden raid that former President Barack Obama had revealed in a speech three years earlier, The...

- Newsmax - US

China's special ops just reenacted the US raid on Bin Laden for some reason.

Henri KENHMANN via Youtube Footage recently emerged from a prime-time segment on Chinese state-run television showing Chinese special forces practicing a raid that bears an eerie resemblance to the US Navy SEALs' 2011 raid on Osama Bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The segment, first noticed by the New York ...

- Business Insider - US

Yemen says it captured senior Al-Qaeda leader.

Yemeni troops captured a senior leader of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula during an early morning raid on Tuesday in the southeastern Hadramawt region, a local security official said.

- The Daily Star - LB

Afghanistan asks Pakistan to stop supporting terrorists.

, Mar. 28 : Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri urged Pakistan to stop supporting terrorists and asked Islamabad to prevent terrorists coming into their territory.Speaking at a press conference, Waziri said four big terrorist groups which are active in Afghanistan are all located in Pakistan.He said that ...

- Sify - IN

On State TV, Chinese Forces Storm a Compound a Lot Like Bin Laden’s.

A news broadcast showed the police training at a replica of the house where Osama bin Laden was killed in 2011. It took an eagle-eyed viewer to point it out.

- International NY Times - US

The US considers ramping up military intervention in Yemen war.

March 28, 2017, 12:08 PM The Pentagon is said to be considering escalating its direct intervention in support of the Saudi campaign in the Yemen war against Iranian-backed Houthi rebels. Up until now, the US has used drones and commandos to fight Al Qaeda in Yemen as well as providing aerial refueling of the Saudi warplanes ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Pakistan, Haqqani network are not 'friends', says Aizaz Chaudhry

A day after a top US Central Command official acknowledged Pakistan's efforts against the deadly Haqqani network, Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry said the Haqqani network is not Pakistan's 'friend'.'Those playing with human lives, we are against such elements or activities,' he said, while talking to a ...

- DAWN - PK

'No evidence' London terrorist was affiliated with ISIS

British police say they found no evidence that Khalid Masood was connected to ISIS or Al-Qaeda.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

'No evidence' London attacker had ties to ISIS or al-Qaida, say police

Police say Khalid Masood clearly had "an interest in jihad,'' but have no evidence he discussed attack with others The post 'No evidence' London attacker had ties to ISIS or al-Qaida, say police appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

'No evidence' Westminster attacker associated with IS group

Police have found no evidence that the man who killed four people in London last week was associated with the Islamic State group or al-Qaida, a senior British counterterrorism officer said Monday. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu of the Metropolitan Police said Westminster attacker Khalid Masood clearly had an ...

- Ya Libnan - US

The Drone Center's Weekly Roundup: 3/27/17

March 20, 2017 - March 26, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News A U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan killed Qari Yasin, an al-Qaeda leader…

- Robohub - CH

'No evidence' London attacker associated with IS, police say

Police have found no evidence that the man who killed four people in London last week was associated with the Islamic State group or al-Qaida, a senior British counterterrorism officer said Monday.

- Newsday - US

'No evidence' Westminster attacker associated with IS group

Police have found no evidence that the man who killed four people in London last week was associated with the Islamic State group or al-Qaida, a senior British counterterrorism officer said Monday.

- France24 - FR

Pentagon: Al-Qaeda leader linked to deadly bombings killed in Afghanistan

A U.S. counterterrorism drone strike in Afghanistan has killed a senior al-Qaeda leader linked to the 2008 bombing of a Marriott Hotel in Pakistan that left more than 50 people dead, including two Americans, the Pentagon has confirmed.         

- USA TODAY - US

U.S. Boosts Military Backing for Saudi-Led Coalition in Yemen

The Trump administration has significantly increased military support for Sunni Arab states fighting al Qaeda and Iranian-backed militias in Yemen, said U.S. and Arab officials, drawing the U.S. deeper into the two-year civil war there.

- Wall Street Journal - US

No proof of Daesh links in London attack

British police said Monday they had found no evidence that Khalid Masood, who killed four people in an attack on Britain's Parliament last week, had any association with Daesh or Al-Qaeda, but he was clearly interested in jihad.

- The Daily Star - LB

London attacker interested in jihad but no evidence of IS link: police

British police said on Monday they had found no evidence that Khalid Masood, who killed four people in an attack on Britain's parliament last week, had any association with the militant Islamic State group or Al Qaeda, but he was clearly interested in jihad.Masood drove a car through a crowd of pedestrians on Westminster ...

- DAWN - PK

London attacker interested in jihad but no evidence of ISIS link: Police

British police said on Monday they had found no evidence that Khalid Masood, who killed four people in an attack on Britain`s parliament last week, had any association with Islamic State or al Qaeda, but he was clearly interested in jihad.

- Zee News - IN

News24.com | London attacker not linked to ISIS or al-Qaeda

A senior British counter-terrorism officer says police have found "no evidence" Westminster attacker Khalid Masood was associated with the Islamic State group or al-Qaeda.

- News24.com - ZA

Police: 'No Evidence' London Attacker Associated With ISIS

Police have found no evidence that the man who killed four people in London last week was associated with the Islamic State group or al-Qaida, a senior British counterterrorism officer said Monday....

- Newsmax - US

High-profile Al-Qaeda leader killed in US airstrike

A high-profile leader of the Al-Qaeda militant Islamist group was killed in a US airstrike carried out on 19 March in Afghanistan's southeastern Paktika Province bordering Pakistan, the US Department of Defense said in a 25 March press statement. Described by the Pentagon as a "senior

- Jane’s - US

Police: 'No Evidence' London Attacker Was Associated With Islamic State

LONDON — Police have found no evidence that the man who killed four people in London last week was associated with the Islamic State group or al-Qaida, a senior British counterterrorism officer said Monday.

- TPM News - US

Police: 'No evidence' of UK attacker link to IS, al Qaeda

Authorities have said they don't believe the man who killed four people outside Parliament had any links to jihadist groups. Khalid Masood's mother has released a statement denouncing her son's "horrendous" act.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

London attacker interested in jihad but no evidence of IS link: police

LONDON - British police said on Monday they had found no evidence that Khalid Masood, who killed four people in an attack on parliament last week, had any association with Islamic State or al Qaeda, but he was clearly interested in jihad.

- Reuters - US

Police: 'No evidence' Westminster attack suspect linked to terrorists

The Metropolitan Police Service said it has found "no evidence" the suspect in the attack in Westminster was linked to the Islamic State or al-Qaida.

- UPI - US

Police say 'no evidence' British attacker had ties to Islamic State group, al-Qaida

Police have found no evidence that the man who killed four people in London last week was associated with the Islamic State group or al-Qaida, a senior British counterterrorism officer said Monday. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu of the Metropolitan Police said Westminster attacker Khalid...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

No Evidence Linking London Attacker to Islamic State or al Qaeda, Police Say

Police said there was no evidence to suggest the attacker who killed four in London last week had links to Islamic State or al Qaeda, but said he had a clear interest in Islamist extremism.

- Wall Street Journal - US

US: Al-Qaeda leader killed in airstrike in Afghanistan

A US airstrike killed Qari Yasin, a prominent leader aligned with al-Qaeda, last week in Afghanistan, the US Department of Defense confirmed Saturday night. Copyright © UPI, 2017. All Rights Reserved.

- Albawaba - UK

Police admit they don't know why Khalid Masood committed his terror attack in London

Police want to hear from anyone in contact with Westminster Bridge attacker Khalid Masood inthe months prior to the attack. They don't know why he committed the killings. No evidence that Masood was radicalised in prison. No evidence that he was linked to Islamic State, although he was "clearly" interested in Jihad. "No ...

- Business Insider - US

London attacker interested in 'jihad' but no evidence of ISIS link: police

British police said on Monday they had found no evidence that Khalid Masood, who killed four people in an attack on Britain's parliament last week, had any association with ISIS or Al Qaeda, but he was clearly interested in "jihad"

- The Daily Star - LB

London attacker not linked to ISIS or Al Qaeda, official says

A senior British counterterrorism officer says police have found "no evidence" Westminster attacker Khalid Masood was associated with the Islamic State group or Al Qaeda.

- FOX News - US

Authorities say there is 'no evidence' London attacker had ties to ISIS or al Qaeda

Investigators have found "no evidence" that the man who killed four people in London last week had ties to the Islamic State or al Qaeda, The Associated Press reported Monday. The attacker, a 52-year-old English native born Adrian Russell Ajao but known as Khalid Masood, was fatally shot by police at the scene of the crime ...

- The Week - US

Suspected al-Qaeda bomber kills 5 soldiers in Yemen's south

Yemeni security officials say a suicide bomber likely from al-Qaeda has attacked a government building in the southern Lahj province, killing five soldiers and wounding ten, including civilians

- The Daily Star - LB

London attacker interested in jihad but no evidence of IS link - police | Reuters

LONDON British police said on Monday they had found no evidence that Khalid Masood, who killed four people in an attack on Britain's parliament last week, had any association with Islamic State or Al Qaeda, but he was clearly interested in jihad.Masood drove a car through a crowd of pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, ...

- Firstpost - IN

London attacker interested in jihad but no evidence of IS link: police

LONDON - British police said on Monday they had found no evidence that Khalid Masood, who killed four people in an attack on Britain's parliament last week, had any association with Islamic State or Al Qaeda, but he was clearly interested in jihad.

- Reuters - US

British counterterrorism officer: 'No evidence" London attacker Khalid Masood was associated with ISIS or Al-Qaeda

Toby Melville / Reuters LONDON — A senior British counterterrorism officer says police have found "no evidence" Westminster attacker Khalid Masood was associated with the Islamic State group or al-Qaida. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu says Masood clearly had "an interest in jihad," but police have no evidence he ...

- Business Insider - US

Students told to write 9/11 'historical account' from Al-Qaeda's point of view

Students in an Iowa State University international studies class were instructed to write an “historical account” of the 9/11 terrorist attacks from Al-Qaeda's point of view.…

- TheBlaze.com - US

Suspected al-Qaida bomber kills 5 soldiers in Yemen's south

Yemeni security officials say a suicide bomber likely from al-Qaida has attacked a government building in the southern Lahj province, killing five soldiers and wounding ten, including civilians.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Al Qaeda wants to create local leadership in South Asia: US official

The top al Qaeda leadership has started nurturing terror units in South Asia, including in India, to give a local face to their outfit, according to a senior US defence official.

- Zee News - IN

James Mattis Wants to Increase America's Role in Yemen

Oh goody: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has asked the White House to lift Obama-era restrictions on U.S. military support for Persian Gulf states engaged in a protracted civil war against Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen, according to senior Trump administration officials. ....Approval of the request would mark a ...

- Mother Jones - US

Pentagon: An al-Qaida leader killed in Afghanistan airstrike

WASHINGTON — A U.S. counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team, the Pentagon said Saturday.

- Yahoo! News - US

Pakistani al-Qaeda Leader Killed In U.S. Strike In Afghanistan

The Pentagon said that Qari Yasin was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan. Yasin is linked to the 2008 bombing of a hotel in Islamabad and the 2009 attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team.

- NPR - US

Pentagon: Al-Qaida leader killed in airstrike in Afghanistan

A U.S. airstrike killed Qari Yasin, a prominent terrorist leader aligned with al-Qaida, last week in Afghanistan, the U.S. Department of Defense confirmed.

- UPI - US

Al Qaida boss behind deadly attacks killed in Afghan strike, according to Pentagon

A US counter-terrorism air strike in Afghanistan killed an al Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team, the Pentagon has said.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Top al-Qaeda leader killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan

A top al-Qaeda commander linked to the bombing of a luxury hotel and attack on Sri Lankan cricket team in Pakistan has been killed in a US drone strike in Afghanistan, the Pentagon has said.

- Zee News - IN

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