Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

Topic: al-Qaeda

Al-Zawahiri dispatch from heaven: I am reunited with Osama. This is the new Muslim Brotherhood

Before you read any theory about how I, as the CEO of terror group al-Qaeda, was killed by Joe Biden, let me walk you through my own story of love, lust and betrayal.

US interests in Af-Pak now just ‘transactional’. People can fight their own battles

US drone attack that killed al-Qaeda chief al-Zawahiri shows America can still challenge the Taliban and remain a player in the Af-Pak security discourse.

Taliban won’t give up al-Qaeda, not after US killing al-Zawahiri. Kabul’s a safe haven

Pragmatists in Taliban have been willing to sacrifice global jihadism for international recognition and state-building aid. But it's not that simple.

‘Least affected by killing innocents’, new al-Qaeda emir al-Adel has shown great talent for terror

Egyptian-born jihadist Saif al-Adel, it was revealed earlier this year, had already been designated to succeed al-Zawahiri, who was killed Sunday by US forces.

Killed in US drone attack in Kabul, al Qaeda chief Zawahiri repeatedly waded into India issues

From ordering ‘blows on the Indian Army’ to holding forth on the college hijab row, Ayman al-Zawahiri was never short of gratuitous advice for the country.

‘No matter where you hide’: US kills al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in drone strike

Taking to Twitter, Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid confirmed the airstrike carried out on a residential house in the Sherpur area of Kabul on 31 July.

Our take on Nupur Sharma, Hyderabad gang rape, al-Qaeda — in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

Joining al-Qaeda? What a family friend said when I joined Al Jazeera

In 'Editor Missing', journalist Ruben Banerjee talks about his experience of working in Al Jazeera right when Bin Laden was at his peak.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.


Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.