Desperate times, desperate measures: De-coding Al-Qaeda’s latest threat to Indian Army

img_0062New Delhi, July 11: The Al-Qaeda made an open threat to the Indian establishment through a video that was released by its media arm As Sahab.

In the video titled, ” Dont Forget Kashmir,” Ayman al-Zawahiri is heard threatening the Indian Army, apart from calling for strikes in the Valley.

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Zawahiri’s message on Kashmir is a desperate attempt to stay relevant after Musa’s death

Ayman al- Zawahiri

New Delhi, July 10: The media arm of the Al-Qaeda, As Sahab released a video message from Ayman al-Zawahiri tittled, “Dont forget Kashmir.”

Although he did not mention Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, the Kashmir wing of the Al-Qaeda, he ends the video with the image of the Ansar chief, Zakir Musa, who was gunned down in an encounter on May 23 2019.

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Killed in the nick of time: How gunning down Zakir Musa, destroyed an Al-Qaeda dream in India

New Delhi, May 24: The big news on May 23 was undoubtedly the victory of the BJP led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Even as Modi was addressing party workers at the BJP headquarters here, there was big news developing in Tral, Jammu and Kashmir.

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Al-Qaeda funding linked to UK tax fraud

Taliban enters IndiaLondon, Apr 01: A British Asian gang of fraudsters may have been involved in misusing billions of pounds of British tax-payers money to fund terrorist networks in Pakistan and Afghanistan, claims a UK media investigation based on police and intelligence files.

The gang, based in London, Buckinghamshire, Birmingham, north-west England and Scotland, is alleged to have sent 1 per cent of its gains from their elaborate tax fraud to al-Qaida in Pakistan and Afghanistan, where it funded madrasas, training camps and other terrorist activities, according to the leaked files seen by ‘The Sunday Times’.

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Sutli bombs: To stay off radar, terror has gone from conventional to unconventional

New Delhi, Dec 29: A decade ago, following every terror act, investigators would look into the signature of the attack. Terror groups had an unwritten handbook and going by the composition of the bomb and the manner in which it had been triggered would give a general idea as to which group was behind it.

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No Lashkar in Afghanistan, no Al-Qaeda in India: The result was Mumbai 26/11

headley_1903413cNew Delhi, Nov 28: A couple of years before the Mumbai 26/11 attack took place, Ilyas Kashmiri the head of the 313 Brigade of the Al-Qaeda was in talks with David Coleman Headley.

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Hurriyat fades in the Kashmir Valley as Al-Qaeda ideology gains steam

Srinagar, Aug 27: Fresh trends emerging from Jammu and Kashmir show that several local youth have been joining the newly formed Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, a group which subscribes to the ideology of the Al-Qaeda.

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Al-Qaeda has the intent to hit, but remains a non-starter in India

New Delhi, Aug 14: The Al-Qaeda in the Indian Sub-Continent has failed to gain much traction since it was set up in 2014. While it has an ideological intention to strike India, it does not have the required capability.

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New offshoots of Al-Qaeda, ISIS banned in India

The Centre has banned new offshoots of terror organisations al-Qaeda and ISIS under the stringent anti-terror law — Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, according to an official order.

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Rohingya terror suspect reveals al-Qaeda’s massive India plan

samiun-rahmanNew Delhi: The merger of Bengal and Bangladeshwith the help of the Rohingya Muslims is what the Al-Qaeda had in mind. The idea was to rake up the Rohingya issue in India and Bangladesh and mobilise a large number of people and spread havoc.

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