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'Radicalised' Indian youth joining Jihad movement in Syria, Iraq: report

Jul 09, 2014

'Radicalised' Indian youth joining Jihad movement in Syria, Iraq: report

Intelligence Agencies in India are monitoring 18 Indian youth currently based in Iraq and Syria over their suspected involvement in the sectarian violence in those countries. #World #India #Terrorism #Jammu and Kashmir #Syria #Al-Qaeda #Jihad #Iraq #Yasin Bhatkal
Kenya: Day after militant attacks, thousands gather for anti-govt rally

Jul 07, 2014

Kenya: Day after militant attacks, thousands gather for anti-govt rally

Police say they have deployed 15,000 officers to ensure the rally passes off peacefully, with the country already on high alert fearing attacks by Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab gunmen, who have vowed revenge for Kenya's military presence in Somalia. #Terrorism #Al-Qaeda #NewsTracker #Somalia #Kenya #Al Shebab #Mombasa Republican Council
US tightens airport security amid increased threats from al-Qaeda

Jul 04, 2014

US tightens airport security amid increased threats from al-Qaeda

US security officials said they fear bombmakers from the Yemen-based al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) have figured out how to turn the phones into explosive devices that can avoid detection. #World #Terrorism #Syria #Al-Qaeda #Middle East #NewsTracker #Bomb threat #Al Nusra #US. Airport security
Why US efforts to end Boko Haram's financing have failed

Jul 01, 2014

Why US efforts to end Boko Haram's financing have failed

The lack of international financial ties to Boko Haram limit measures the US can use to undermine it, like financial sanctions. #World #Terrorism #US #ConnectTheDots #Nigeria #Boko Haram #Missing schoolgirls #Al Qaeda in the Islamic Magreb #financial sanctions #Funding militancy
Territory captured in Iraq, Syria is the new 'caliphate', declares ISIL

Jun 30, 2014

Territory captured in Iraq, Syria is the new 'caliphate', declares ISIL

ISIL spokesman declared the group's chief, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, as the leader of the new Islamic state and called on Muslims everywhere to swear loyalty to him. #Barack Obama #Terrorism #Syria #Al-Qaeda #Jay Carney #NewsTracker #USA #Iraq #Jihadists #kurdish #Mosul #Militancy in Iraq #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #US withdrawal from Iraq

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Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Dec 03, 2012

Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Without going into the compelling but competing narratives of why and how Israel landed in what seems a perpetually hostile dynamic, it is easy to see that it is surrounded by hostile neighbors and there is no strategic depth of geography. #HowThisWorks #Syria #Al-Qaeda #Israel #Golan Heights

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Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Jul 09, 2014

French jihadist was targetting Eiffel Tower, Louvre: report

The 29-year-old French citizen of Algerian descent, only identified as Ali M., exchanged detailed plans for attacks with a 'senior member' of al-Qaeda for a year before his messages were intercepted by France’s intelligence services in 2013, France24... #Al-Qaeda #Louvre #Eiffel Tower
Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Jul 08, 2014

Shabab militants storm Somalia presidential compound; president unhurt

Al Qaeda-linked militants attacked the Somali presidential compound in Mogadishu on Tuesday, forcing their way inside, but President Hassan Sheik Mohamud was not there at the time... #Al-Qaeda #Somalia
Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Jul 08, 2014

Abandoned Al Qaeda notebook features blueprint for creating Islamic state

At first glance, the neat handwriting in blue ink could be from a school notebook. Prise apart the pages - stuck together by sand and water - and it becomes clear that the book belonged to a militant from al Qaeda. Discarded in shrubbery in the mount... #Al-Qaeda #Yemen
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