Category: Terrorism

PKK, PJAK and MEK join forces

Kurdish separatists in the PKK and the PJAK, who are fighting Turkey and Iran respectively, are in the throes of being joined by members of the People’s Mujahedin, (the Mujahedin-e-Khalq, or MEK).

Bringing Shari’a Rule to Yemen and Saudi Arabia: Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula’s Post-Revolution Strategies

Jamestown.org: Since it began last February, the youth-led peaceful revolutionary movement in Yemen demanding an end to President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s regime has provided a political alternative to the Yemeni people which has marginalized the rhetoric of al-Qaeda in the…

Iran Warns US Over Assassination Plot Allegations

Iran’s supreme leader has warned that any “inappropriate” action by the United States in connection with Iran’s alleged plot to kill the Saudi Arabian ambassador in the U.S. will bring a “decisive response.”

‘Multiple’ sources strengthen case against Iran

Washington (CNN) — “Multiple” sources have corroborated the report about an alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States, a scheme the administration is alleging is tied to Iran’s military, a U.S. official told CNN Thursday.

Intelligence wars: ISI vs CIA

During a one-on-one meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Ashfaq Parvez Kayani during a meeting of NATO military chiefs in Seville on September 16, Mike Mullen, Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff accused the Inter-Services-Intelligence (ISI) of helping Jalaluddin…

United States/Terrorism: FBI arrests suspect over Pentagon bomb plot

International media reported that a US citizen was arrested on Wednesday in Framingham, Massachusetts, with the charge of plotting attacks on the Pentagon and on the US Capitol. Investigation revealed that 26-year-old Rezwan Ferdaus, the graduate of Northeastern University in physics, was planning to use a remote-controlled model airplane…

Questions Raised About Haqqani Network Ties with Pakistan

The villain responsible for the raft of violence against US targets in Kabul has been identified – and the finger points directly to a shadowy insurgent group and, by extension, to Pakistan’s intelligence agency.

United Kingdom/Terrorism: 6 men due in British court over alleged suicide bomb plot

Quoting police sources, The Associated Press reported that six radical Islamists accused of planning attacks in the United Kingdom were charged with terrorism offences.  Four of them, identified as Irfan Nasser, Irfan Khalid, Ashik Ali, and Rahin Ahmed, will compare before the court of West London Magistrates’ Court later today.  Irfan…

Sweden arrests 4 suspected of terrorist plot

Swedish security police spokesman Stefan Johansson reported that four people were arrested in Goteborg on Sunday on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack. Police of Goteborg  revealed that an arts center was evacuated on Saturday night due to a terrorist threat. It…