Tag: al qaeda

Turkey Detains 120 Al-Qaeda Suspects in Raids

In a major anti-terror operation Turkish police raided several areas across the country and nabbed at least 120 suspected Al-Qaeda terrorists, including senior members of the terrorist group, the state-run Anatolian news agency reported on Friday.

Why Pakistan will not mount new attacks on militants

BBC: With its announcement that it will launch no new offensives against the Taliban in 2010, Pakistan’s army appears to have opened a new innings in its favourite game with the West, says the BBC’s Syed Shoaib Hasan in Islamabad.

India: Al-Qaeda ‘may provoke conflict with Pakistan’

New Delhi, 20 Jan. (AKI) – Pakistan and India need to work together to combat the threat from Al-Qaeda in the South Asia region, US defence secretary Robert Gates said on Wednesday. Speaking on a visit to India, Gates drew…

Al Qaeda’s Leadership in Yemen

Intelligence Online: Formed less than a year ago in Yemen (IOL 588), Al Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula (AQAP) was able to provide the spark that led Nidal Hassan to go on the rampage in Texas in November and then Nigeria’s Umar…

Al Qaeda linked to rogue air network: U.S. official

TIMBUKTU, Mali (Reuters) – In early 2008, an official at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security sent a report to his superiors detailing what he called “the most significant development in the criminal exploitation of aircraft since 9/11.”

Yemen security chief gives tribes’ Qaeda warning

SANAA(AFP) — Yemen’s chief of central security warned the country’s tribes on Sunday that if they harbour suspected members of Al-Qaeda they could face dire consequences. General Yahya Saleh, nephew of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, said “we broadly tell citizens…