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Assam On High Alert Over 'Possible' ISI, Al-Qaeda Terror Strikes

Oct 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The state’s police said the alert has been sounded over possibility of terror strikes by Pakistan’s ISI and terror outfit Al-Qaeda.

Al-Qaida Chief Appears In 9/11 Video Amid Rumors He Is Dead

Sep 12, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The SITE Intelligence Group that monitors jihadist websites said the video was released Saturday. In it, al-Zawahri said that “Jerusalem Will Never be Judaized,” and praised al-Qaida attacks including one that targeted Russian troops in Syria in January.


US Pentagon Fears Comeback Of Al-Qaeda In Afghanistan

The Taliban had provided al-Qaeda with sanctuary while it ruled Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001.

US Withdraws Last Soldier From Afghanistan: Glimpses Through The History Of 20-Years American War

Aug 31, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

America's longest war of the decade in Afghanistan is estimated to have spent an amount of $2 trillion and taken lives of around 25,000 U.S. troops and 240,000 Afghans, approximately.


Taliban Victory: A Likely Boost For Islamist Extremists In The Middle East

The Taliban's victory in Afghanistan could raise the morale of various Islamist extremist groups. Analysts believe that this will lead to new alliances and an increased danger of terrorist attacks.

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24 July, 2021

ISIL-K Leaders Likely To Pair With Taliban And Other Militants Who Reject US-Taliban Peace Deal: UN Report

Outlook Web Desk

'Its leaders also hope to attract intransigent Taliban and other militants who reject the Agreement for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan between the United States of America and the Taliban and to recruit fighters from the Syrian Arab Republic, Iraq and other conflict zones,' the report said.


03 July, 2021

US Military To Vacate Afghan Base By Late August

Associated Press (AP)

Earlier, President Joe Biden instructed the Pentagon to complete the military withdrawal by September 11, but now the Pentagon says it can finish the drawdown a little earlier.


01 August, 2019

Osama Bin Laden's Son Is Dead: US Media Reports

Outlook Web Bureau

The 15th of Osama bin Laden's 20 children and a son of his third wife, Hamza, thought to be about 30 years old, was "emerging as a leader in the Al-Qaeda franchise.


10 July, 2019

In Video Message, Al-Qaeda Chief Threatens India Over Kashmir, Calls Pakistan Govt 'Toadies of America'

Outlook Web Bureau

In the video released by Al Qaeda's media arm As Sahab, Zawahiri asks the mujahideen to "single-mindedly focus on inflicting unrelenting blows on the Indian Army and government, so as to bleed the Indian economy and make India suffer sustained losses in manpower and equipment".


01 March, 2019

US Offers USD 1 Million Reward For Information On Osama bin Laden's Son Hamza

Outlook Web Bureau

The United States on Thursday offered a USD 1 million reward for information on a son of late Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, seeing him as an emerging face of extremism.


23 February, 2019

Top Al-Qaeda Commander Killed In Sahel, Says France

Outlook Web Bureau

French armed forces have killed a top jihadist leader in an air and ground ambush in Mali, the government said on Friday, ending a years-long hunt for a man accused of masterminding the kidnapping of Westerners in the Sahel region.


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23 December, 2018

Terror Group Al-Qaeda Planning To Blow Up Airports, Airliners: UK Minister

Outlook Web Bureau

Al-Qaeda and its affiliates are now believed to be active in Syria, Afghanistan, Yemen, Libya and other countries in the Middle East.


29 September, 2018

China Defends Move To Block India's Bids At UN To List Azhar Masood As Global Terrorist

Outlook Web Bureau

Azhar is accused of several deadly terrorist attacks in India, including one on the Uri military base in Kashmir in 2016 in which 17 security personnel were killed.


27 December, 2017

Attacks In Kolkata, Bangalore, Delhi Key To Victory In Kashmir, Says Al Qaeda Commander In New Video

Outlook Web Bureau

Usama Mahmoud said “the jihadi movement” should be strengthened in the region. Muslims in the whole region should stand behind the Kashmiri people.


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the Mahaparinirvana Temple, on the occasion of the Abhidhamma Day in Kushinagar.

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External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar meets Israeli President Isaac Herzog, in Jerusalem.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi plants a sapling on the occasion of the Abhidhamma Day, at Mahaparinirvana Temple in Kushinagar. Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Anandiben Patel and the Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath are also...

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Prime Minister, Narendra Modi being presented a Sinhala version of Bhagwad Gita by Cabinet Minister of Sri Lanka, Namal Rajapakshe, in Kushinagar.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Sri Lankan delegation on the occasion of the Abhidhamma Day in Kushinagar.

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The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

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Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

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