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31st May 2013

Pakistani Taliban confirms leader’s death in U.S. drone strike

ISLAMABAD, (Xinhua): Pakistani Taliban confirmed that their deputy chief Waliur Rehman was killed in a U.S. drone strike on Wednesday and also withdrew their peace dialogue offer to the new government, local media reported Thursday. Taliban spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan told … Continued

30th May 2013

UK: Police charge suspect in killing of British soldier

British police have charged one of the two main suspects in last week’s killing of a British soldier in London. The charges came hours after police said the victim’s autopsy confirmed he died of stabbing wounds. Michael Adebowale, 22, was … Continued

27th May 2013

Kenya: Suspected terrorist was freed after UK request

  Michael Adebolajo By Willis Oketch and David Ochami Mombasa, (Standard): One of the two men held for butchering a soldier on a London street last week was freed from Kenyan custody at the request of UK officials, it emerged … Continued

27th May 2013

Pakistan: Terror plot foiled, recover 80kg explosives in Karachi

  KARACHI: Law enforcing agencies (LEAs) Monday foiled terror plot by recovering 80 kilos of explosives and arrested three accused on the spot in a raid at a house located in PECHS Society here, Geo News reported.   Police said … Continued

India: Maoist ambush on Cong convoy kills 27; state party chief, son found dead
26th May 2013

India: Maoist ambush on Cong convoy kills 27; state party chief, son found dead

[Grieving relatives of an injured at a hospital in Raipur after the Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh on Saturday. PTI Photo]   By Ejaz Kaiser   Riapur,(Hindustan Times): The toll in the deadly attack by suspected Maoists on a convoy of … Continued

26th May 2013

UK: British spy agencies in the spotlight over soldier’s murder

LONDON, (Dawn): Britain’s intelligence services were under pressure Saturday to explain their knowledge of two Islamists suspected of hacking a soldier to death in London, amid claims they had tried to recruit one of them. Michael Adebolajo, 28, and Michael … Continued

25th May 2013

Pakistan: Suicide attack on Afghan head kills three

By Riaz Ahmad PESHAWAR, (Express Tribune): Three people were killed on Friday in a suicide attack on a vehicle carrying the head of the Afghan Tanzeem Ahle Hadith, Haji Hayatullah, in Peshawar’s Faqeerabad neighbourhood. Hayatullah himself survived the attack but his … Continued

UK: Police make new arrests in London soldier’s murder
24th May 2013

UK: Police make new arrests in London soldier’s murder

  [Drummer Lee Rigby of 2nd Battalion the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers has been named as the soldier who was brutally murdered in Woolwich, London]   British police have made two further arrests following the murder of a soldier in … Continued

23rd May 2013

US: US admits it killed four of its own citizens in drone strikes

The Obama administration has acknowledged that it has killed four of its own citizens in drone strikes since 2009. The targeted killing of a US citizen in 2011 caused major controversy in the US. In a letter to Senate Judiciary … Continued

UK: Two men killed a soldier with knives in broad daylight in London
23rd May 2013

UK: Two men killed a soldier with knives in broad daylight in London

[Photo: Two alleged attackers of a soldier in Woolwich carrying knives. ITV Exclusive]   Two attackers armed with knives have killed a man, reportedly a soldier, near an army barracks in London. UK officials are reportedly treating the incident as … Continued

20th May 2013

Russia: Banning “Wahhabism”

By Vestnik Kavkaza Vestnik Kavkaza: Recent events which are connected with recruiting Russian citizens for fighting in Syria or events in Surgut’s suburbs where the local police stopped two car trains with “Wahhabits” made experts talk about possible interethnic conflicts … Continued

20th May 2013

Germany: Police warn against high-tech attacks

The Federal Criminal Police Office is warning of a new type of Islamist terrorist threat from the air that could attack both passenger and cargo planes as well as airport facilities, the Welt am Sonntag newspaper reported. Radical groups could … Continued

18th May 2013

Nigeria: Military blocks link roads in northern Nigeria to fish out terrorists

MAIDUGURI, (Xinhua): Residents on Friday said the special military force deployed to the restive Nigeria northeast states of Yobe and Borno cordoned off border roads linking the two states and Adamawa to prevent the Boko Haram militants from fleeing to … Continued

17th May 2013

Germany: German panel on neo-Nazi NSU terror concludes with harsh criticism of police

A panel investigating right-wing terrorism has concluded that police failed in their duties and require reform. The panel reached its conclusion after a year long review of the National Socialist Underground case. Sebastian Edathy, a Social Democrat (SPD) and the … Continued

15th May 2013

India: Govt to seek faster trial of Muslims held on terror charges

NEW DELHI, (Times of India): In what seems like a move to cater to sectional sentiments, home minister  Sushilkumar Shinde on Wednesday said the Centre will ask states to set up fast-track courts to take up cases of Muslim youth … Continued

15th May 2013

Germany: Prosecutors cite “execution-style” murders at Munich terror trial

Prosecutors at the Munich trial of five suspects accused over a neo-Nazi group’s murder spree have cited “execution-style shootings.” Defense lawyers sought more delay, including motions to shift to a larger courtroom. Prosecutors at the Munich trial of five suspected … Continued

13th May 2013

Sweden: Woman’s flat in ruins after mystery bomb blast

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8th May 2013

Al-Qa’ida urges attacks on French interests

One of the leaders of north African branch of Al-Qaeda issued a call on Tuesday for Muslims around the world to launch attacks against French interests in retaliation for France’s military intervention in Mali. A leader of Al-Qaeda in North … Continued

2nd May 2013

US: Three suspects charged for obstructing justice in Boston bombing case

Three additional suspects have been taken into custody in the investigation of the Boston Marathon bombings and have been charged with obstructing justice. The April 15 attack killed three and injured more than 200. According to documents filed in a … Continued

30th Apr 2013

China: 11 more suspects captured after Xinjiang deadly attack

KASHGAR, Xinjiang, (Xinhua): Eleven runaway suspected terrorists linked to a deadly attack on April 23 in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have been captured, local police sources said on Monday.   Police said that as of Sunday, they had … Continued

Sectarianism in the Middle East and its rise in the UK, Standpoint, Sahar TV. Interview done on 29 May 2013 and transmitted on 12 June 2013


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