The state’s police said the alert has been sounded over possibility of terror strikes by Pakistan’s ISI and terror outfit Al-Qaeda.
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.
The Taliban had provided al-Qaeda with sanctuary while it ruled Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
Al-Qaeda and its affiliates are now believed to be active in Syria, Afghanistan, Yemen, Libya and other countries in the Middle East.
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.
Usama Mahmoud said “the jihadi movement” should be strengthened in the region. Muslims in the whole region should stand behind the Kashmiri people.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the Mahaparinirvana Temple, on the occasion of the Abhidhamma Day in Kushinagar.PTI Photo
External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar meets Israeli President Isaac Herzog, in Jerusalem.PTI Photo
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...PTI Photo
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi being presented a Sinhala version of Bhagwad Gita by Cabinet Minister of Sri Lanka, Namal Rajapakshe, in Kushinagar.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Sri Lankan delegation on the occasion of the Abhidhamma Day in Kushinagar.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
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With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
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