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World Leaders at Asian Meetings Warn on Middle East Extremism

Taliban splinter group releases photos of suicide bomber who attacked Pakistani border crossing

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar announced that a fighter known as Hanifullah executed the deadly suicide attack on Nov. 2 at the Wagah border crossing.

Pakistan border attack shows Islamists′ strength

Spy agencies averted more deaths in Pakistan-India border bomb: sources

Suicide bomber strikes in Pakistan at border crossing with India

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a recently formed splinter group of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan, and Jundallah both claimed credit for the suicide attack in Wagah that killed more than 50 people.

US adds Harakat-ul-Mujahideen's emir to terrorism list

Fazle-ur-Rahman Khalil, Harakat-ul-Mujahideen's founder and leader, signed Osama bin Laden's infamous 1998 fatwa that declared war on the US and Israel. HUM was added to the list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations 18 years ago.

Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent claims attacks on Pakistani ships were more audacious than reported

Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), the newest branch of al Qaeda's international network, has released a nine-page statement giving its version of the attacks on two Pakistani frigates on Sept. 6. AQIS claims that all of the operatives, except one, were "serving officers in the Pakistani Navy."

Pakistani Islamists use floods to turn opinion against India

Al Qaeda's shadowy new 'emir' in South Asia handed tough job

After Syria and Iraq, Islamic State makes inroads in South Asia

Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent incorporates regional jihadist groups

Usama Mahmoud, AQIS's spokesman, openly stated that the group "was formed by the gathering of several jihadi groups that have a long history in jihad and fighting."

Indian states on alert after al Qaeda announces local wing

Al Qaeda opens branch in the 'Indian Subcontinent'

Ayman al Zawahiri announced the establishment of al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent. The group is led by a former Taliban leader known as Asim Umar.

Indian Muslim Said to Have Joined ISIS Is Reported Dead

US urges India to step up as regional power

Pakistani army begins ground offensive against Taliban

US adds 2 Lashkar-e-Taiba leaders, several aliases to terrorism list

The Pakistan-based terror group continues to use aliases in an attempt to hide its operations in South Asia. The US also said LeT conducted a suicide assault in Afghanistan as recently as May 2014.

Authorities have remanded into custody wanted terrorist Syed Kirmani, following his arrest on arrival in Hyderabad from an unidentified Gulf country on May 5; he is suspected of involvement in the 2003 'ISI conspiracy' violence. Kirmani and his associate, Maulana Abdul Qavi, who was arrested in March, are allegedly linked to the Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, and Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence.

Nine Muslims, including six women and children, were found shot dead in a suspected sectarian attack in Assam; 20 people have been arrested. The army repelled an infiltration attack along the Line of Control in Jammu & Kashmir. Security sources say Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate is trying to establish a base in Sri Lanka; a suspected ISI agent was arrested in Chennai earlier this week.

Two bombs detonated in two coaches of the Bangalore-Guwhati Express as it was stopped at the Central station in Chennai, killing a passenger and injuring 14 others. No group has claimed responsibility for the blasts, but security officials have been monitoring the Islamist terror group Indian Mujahideen more closely in recent weeks.