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Taliban claims captured Haqqani leaders visited ex-Gitmo detainees in Qatar 20.10.2014 Bill Roggio
The Taliban claims that two recently captured Haqqani operatives had recently met with members of the "Taliban Five" in Qatar. The Taliban Five is a group of senior Taliban leaders who were exchanged for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl earlier this year.
Senior al Qaeda leader reported killed in US airstrike in eastern Afghanistan 19.10.2014 Bill Roggio
Abu Bara al Kuwaiti is a member of al Qaeda's General Command and was mentored by Atiyah Allah. The US killed Abu Bara in Nangarhar province, yet another indicator that al Qaeda is not confined to Kunar and Nuristan.
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Malala Yousafzai's Nobel Peace Prize is celebrated in the West and widely criticised or ignored in Pakistan - People - News - The Independent 18.10.2014 Delicious popular 18.10.2014 Delicious popular
Discord dissolves Pakistani Taliban coalition 18.10.2014 Bill Roggio
The spokesman for the Pakistani Taliban announced that he and five other leaders had defected to the Islamic State this week. The bulk of the organization had already broken off earlier this year.
Pakistan Ulema Council flays IS jihadists 18.10.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
ISLAMABAD - A leading group of clerics on Friday condemned the Islamic State organisation, amid concerns the hardline jihadists could gain a foothold in the militant-plagued nuclear state. The Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) said the IS group, which has declared a “caliphate” in areas it controls in Iraq and Syria, was violating Islamic teachings. The jihadist movement, also known as ... 18.10.2014 Delicious popular
A line without ceasefires 18.10.2014 Hindu: Opinion
The Modi government’s ability to deal with Pakistan and China will be no different from what previous governments have done. The military balance with Pakistan does not permit action that amounts to a deterrent and a befitting response to ceasefire violations since India has not developed the wherewithal and political will for it
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7 Worst-Case Scenarios in the Battle With ISIS 18.10.2014 Mother Jones
This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. You know the joke? You describe something obviously heading for disaster—a friend crossing Death Valley with next to no gas in his car—and then add, "What could possibly go wrong?" Such is the Middle East today. The US is again at war there, bombing freely across Iraq and Syria, advising here, droning there, coalition-building in the region to loop in a little more firepower from a collection of recalcitrant allies, and searching desperately for some non-American boots to put on the ground. Here, then, are seven worst-case scenarios in a part of the world where the worst case has regularly been the best that's on offer. After all, with all that military power being brought to bear on the planet's most volatile region, what could possibly go wrong? 1. The Kurds The lands the Kurds generally consider their own have long been divided among Turkey, Iraq, Syria, and Iran. None of those countries wish to give up any territory to an independence-minded ...
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Senate lauds Malala for making Pakistan proud 17.10.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Islamabad- Senate on Friday unanimously passed a resolution paying tribute to Pakistan’s youngest education campaigner, MalalaYousafzai, for winning Nobel Peace Prize. The resolution was tabled by ANP’s Haji Adeel, congratulating Malala on behalf of all political parties in the upper house. The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded jointly Friday to the 17-year-old girl and India's Kailash ...
Son of Jalaluddin Haqqani arrested in Afghanistan 17.10.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
KABUL- Afghan forces have arrested the son of the feared Haqqani network's founder along with a militant commander in charge of suicide attacks, a blow to the Taliban-linked Islamist group, Afghanistan's intelligence service said Thursday. The Haqqani network, which mainly operates out of Pakistan's border areas, has been blamed for some of the deadliest and most sophisticated attacks on NATO ...
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Only 4% of drone victims in Pakistan identified as al Qaeda members 17.10.2014 Delicious popular
The Newsblog » Is Malala a Conspiracy? 17.10.2014 Delicious popular
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Airstrikes kill 21 militants in Tirah Valley 17.10.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
KHYBER AGENCY - Pakistan Air Force fighter jets Thursday pounded suspected hideouts of militants in Akakhel area of tehsil Bara, the remote area of Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency, killing at least 21 terrorists, the army said. As per an ISPR statement issued to media persons, the airstrikes were launched in the early morning that inflicted heavy human loss on militants, besides demolishing five of ...
Kabul captures two Haqqani commanders 17.10.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
KABUL - Afghan security forces said Thursday they have captured two senior leaders of the feared Haqqani network, a hardline group behind sophisticated attacks on Afghan and NATO forces. Anas Haqqani, the son of the network’s founder Jalaluddin Haqqani, was arrested late Tuesday along with Hafiz Rashid, another commander, by the National Directorate of Security (NDS), the Afghan ...
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Will ISIS replace TTP in Pakistan 17.10.2014 Hindustan Times: World
With mass appeal the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ISIS is giving tough competition to the TTP On Tuesday six of top TTP commanders including its spokesman declared allegiance to the ...
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Militants killed in airstrikes in Pakistan 16.10.2014 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, Oct 16 : At least five suspected militants were killed and 10 others injured Thursday as security forces carried out airstrikes in Pakistan, media reported.
Pakistani military jets strike 5 militant hideouts in northwest, killing 21 insurgents 16.10.2014 Star Tribune: World
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Airstrikes kill 21 suspected militants in Tirah Valley 16.10.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
PESHAWAR- At least twenty one militants killed and five hideouts were destroyed today as security forces carried out air strikes in parts of Tirah valley of Khyber Agency, an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said today. ISPR said that Pakistan Air Force (PAF) jets destroyed five militant hideouts in Tirah Valley of Khyber tribal region. The jets targeted militants hideouts in ...
Pakistan air strikes kill 21 militants Officials 16.10.2014 Hindustan Times: World
Pakistans military on Thursday said it had killed 21 militants in air strikes in a restive tribal district near the Afghan border a region where it has been battling Islamist groups for more than a ...
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