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Indian Subcontinent's AQIS Added to US Terror List

The United States designated al-Qaida in the Indian Subcontinent, or AQIS, as a "foreign terrorist organization" on Thursday and called its leader, Asim Umar, a "specially designated global terrorist." The U.S. State Department took the action after the group claimed responsibility for several deadly attacks, including a 2014 incident in which the militants attempted to hijack a docked Pakistani naval frigate in Karachi.The raid left one Pakistani officer and three of...

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