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    Al Qaeda Arrests In Pakistan Karachi

  • Saudi-led military coalition arrests prominent Al Qaeda leaders, members in Yemen

    The Saudi-led military coalition on Sunday claimed to have arrested prominent leaders and members of Al Qaeda during raids in support of anti-terrorism forces in Yemen, Saudi Press Agency reported...

    The arrests were made during the coalition's air operation in the city of Mukalla conducted to support a primitive operation of the Yemeni army against Al Qaeda, the agency reported...

  • Al Qaeda’s Karachi chief, accomplice shot dead

    KARACHI: The head of Al-Qaeda’s Karachi network and his accomplice were shot dead in a densely-populated Gulshan-i-Iqbal neighbourhood in the early hours of Tuesday in a shootout with personnel of law enforcement and intelligence agencies that also claimed the life of an intelligence officer, officials said...

    The authorities claimed that the killing of the two operatives of the globally-declared terrorist outfit as a major success,...

  • LeJ, Al Qaeda militants planning terror attack arrested in Karachi: CTD

    KARACHI: Police’s Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Thursday claimed to have arrested 11 suspected militants, belonging to banned Al-Qaeda in the sub-continent (AQIS) and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ), after an encounter in Karachi...

    “The arrested suspects were planning an attack similar to the one on Karachi airport in Jun 2014, on a vital government building on Shahrah-i-Faisal,” claimed CTD official Ali Raza during a press...

  • Nine Al Qaeda, LJ militants held in North Karachi

    KARACHI: The Counter-Terrorism Department on Friday claimed to have apprehended nine militants linked with the banned Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LJ) who were involved in targeted killings of eight workers of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, including a party lawmaker, and other killings and bomb blasts, according to officials...

    The Karachi AQIS chief was among the militants arrested...

  • Al Qaeda Pakistan chief killed in Lahore raid: Punjab home minister

    LAHORE: The head of Al Qaeda in Pakistan was among the four militants killed in Monday's police raid in Sheikhupura district's Kala Shah Kaku area, a provincial official said on Wednesday...

    Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada named the Al Qaeda leader only as “Abdali” in a news conference and said he and three other operatives were planning an attack on government figures...

  • Relations with Pakistan bigger challenge than Al-Qaeda, Taliban: Afghan President

    KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday said state to state relations with Pakistan are a bigger challenge for Afghanistan than the existence of terror groups such as Al-Qaeda and Taliban...

    In an interview with Geo News, the Afghan President alleged that Pakistan provides sanctuaries to terrorists and trains them, making relations with Pakistan, the bigger challenge for his country...

  • Al Qaeda Pakistan head killed in Kala Shah Kaku raid: minister

    LAHORE: Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada claimed on Wednesday head of Al Qaeda in Pakistan was among the four militants killed in Monday’s Kala Shah Kaku raid...

    He said a successful operation of law enforcement agencies had foiled their plan of targeting IB headquarters in Punjab and also led to the killing of Abdali of Muridke, Al-Qaeda’s Pakistan and Punjab head...

  • US citizen who 'trained with Al Qaeda in Pakistan' charged in Afghan US base bomb attack

    NEW YORK: A United States (US) citizen already accused of going to Pakistan to train with Al Qaeda was charged Wednesday with helping build explosives for a 2009 suicide attack on an American military base in Afghanistan...

    News accounts from the same 2009 date cited in court papers described a dual-car bomb attack at Forward Operating Base Chapman in Khost city, near the border with Pakistan, which killed one Afghan and wounded...

  • Military aid to Pakistan will help defeat IS, Al Qaeda: US

    WASHINGTON: The Trump administration has asked Congress to approve $336 million of civil and military aid to Pakistan for the next fiscal year, arguing that the proposed military assistance will help defeat Al Qaeda and the militant Islamic State (IS) group...

    25 million for Pakistan from this fund...

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