Free Press Journal
  • Thane youth who joined ISIS asked family to join ‘cushy’ life

    Mumbai: A 28-year-old Thane youth, who has allegedly joined ISIS along with his friend, had told his family members to join him, saying life with the terrorist organisation was ‘cushy’, a senior ATS official said on Friday.

  • Years ago, UK allowed Azhar to preach jihad

    London: Maulana Masood Azhar was allowed to preach extremist ideology at several British mosques during a month-long visit to UK in 1993 on the invitation of Islamist scholars when young Muslims were asked to seek weapons training at terrorist camps in Pakistan, it emerged on Tuesday.

  • Syria army edges forward in jihadist-held Palmyra

    Palmyra: Syrian troops backed by Russian ground and air forces today pushed deeper into the Islamic State group stronghold of Palmyra, as Washington considered boosting its anti-jihadist fight in neighbouring Iraq.

  • Paris Attack victims

    ‘ISIS deployed 60 jihadists in Europe to attack 5 cities’

    Washington: ISIS deployed 60 jihadists in Europe as part of a plot to carry out attacks on five cities including London, Paris and Berlin before the carnage it unleashed in the French capital, according to a media report.

  • Bhatkal allegedly called up his wife using a cell phone from inside the jail, telling her he’d get out soon with help from "friends from Damascus"

    Decoding the IS threat and its ideology

    Just as the world changed after 9/11, the world will no longer be the same after the Paris attacks. Change however doesn’t mean that the world will become safer. Quite to the contrary, the odds are in favour of more terrorism, more violence, more alienation and more instability.

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    Now, jihadi is a common enemy

    The two-day G-20 Summit held in Antalya, the picturesque resort town in Turkey on the Mediterranean, was overshadowed by the Paris attack. It was natural, therefore, for terror and its nearest proximate cause — the on-going war in Syria — to dominate the proceedings. In this becalming background, heads of State and government representing the most powerful nations did try to put aside their differences to try and devise a common strategy

  • Taliban vows to escalate attack on US troops in Afghanistan

    Karachi: Two days after US President Barack Obama announced to keep the American troops till 2017 in Afghanistan, the Taliban has urged its fighters to carry out intense attacks on American targets in the war-torn country.

  • Our relationship is of the highest order: Raghuram Rajan on Jaitley

    New Delhi:  Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s emphasis on India being an economy which is trying to get it right does not fit well with incidents like that of love jihad and killings.

  • Right-wing bars entry of Muslims at Garba fests

    Ahmedabad: A right-wing group on Sunday said that it had issued a “diktat” barring entry of Muslims at Garba events during the upcoming Navratri festival at Mandvi town in Gujarat’s Kutch district to prevent “love jihad” incidents.

  • ISIS

    Spain: Police arrest man suspected of promoting jihad

    Madrid: Spain’s Interior Ministry says police have arrested a man suspected of advocating terrorism and selling clothes carrying propaganda for the Islamic State armed group. A ministry statement today said the Spanish national ran a shop and an online outlet through which he sold clothes, including baby onesies, with jihadi group emblems, and T-shirts with images of Islamic State group attacks. It said he also sold T-shirts bearing an image of British hostage Alan Henning kneeling

  • ‘Osama was dedicated to family, was concerned about welfare’

    Washington :  Declassified documents here about Osama bin Laden reveal that he was a dedicated family man who constantly worried about his four wives, 20 children and other relatives and who sometimes issued detailed instructions about how they should conduct themselves, reports IANS.

  • Osama Bin Laden was grooming his son to take over

    Washington :  Fearful of his death in 2008, Osama bin Laden had big plans for his 22-year-old son Hamza whom he was grooming to take over his jihadist empire. In fact, Laden’s associates had even discussed arrangements for smuggling Hamza to Pakistan.

  • Pak Taliban releases video of missile used to shoot down chopper

    Islamabad : Pakistani Taliban released a video showing its militants with a surface-to-air missile which it claimed was used to bring down an army helicopter in the PoK that killed seven people including two ambassadors.

  • Now, IS turns the gun on ‘followers of Christ’!

    Tripoli :  In what looks like an Islam versus Christianity fight, the Islamic State jihadist group on Sunday released a video purportedly showing the executions of some 30 Ethiopian Christians captured in Libya.

  • Hafiz Saeed

    As Kashmir burns, Saeed cries ‘Jihad’

    Lahore :  Amid growing tension in Jammu and Kashmir, Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed has pledged full support to the Kashmiris in their struggle for freedom and said he backed ‘jihad’ in the troubled state in concert with Pakistani government and the army.