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Taliban are feared of just one person in Pakistan, and he is none other than…

Advertisements Pakistan Army’s role against terrorism is being lauded at different platforms, and their efforts are something that have eradicated terrorism in Pakistan to  some extent, and are also confident to end the menace as early as possible. Advertisements The man steering Pakistan Army, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Raheel …

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Taliban to re-elect Mullah Mansoor as successor of Mullah Omar

ISLAMABAD: Afghan Taliban have formed a shura to elect their new leader after the controversy raised over the selection of Mullah Akhtar Mansoor as the new Taliban leader. Mansoor, the former aviation minister in the Taliban government, was elected as the new leader this week when the Taliban government officially …

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Afghan Shiites seek help from Taliban against Daesh

AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Shiites seeking protection from Afghan Taliban against Daesh (ISIS). Just before a day, Afghan Shiites of Hazara ethnic and Taliban insurgents met in eastern province of Ghazni where Afghan Shiites asked them to help against Daish. Abdul Khaliq, one of the elders and powerful leaders of the Taliban, agreed …

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Pakistani officials: Afghanistan Taliban wants peace talks

On Thursday, senior Pakistani army and diplomat told that Afghan Taliban wants peace talks and for this purpose they have signaled through Pakistani military. According to the sources, these peace talks would be held later in the day. Afghan Taliban told that their spokesperson would hold the first round of …

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Mini Martial Law for FATA after completion of Zarb-e-Azb

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry for States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) accepts that the operation Zarb-e-Azb that is currently in-process in North Waziristan and adjacent areas will be completed by the year end and after that a mini Martial Law will be endorsed for the financial and socio-economical welfare of the Federally …

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Afghanistan, the next abri for ISIS: ex-CIA officer

WASHINGTON: Afghanistan is at the point of again turning a favorable abri for the religious extremists and jihadist rebel group like Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) as the Western military alliance NATO withdraws troops and move to elsewhere, warned by a former CIA’s top counter-terrorism official and CIA …

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ATC charged Sufi Mohammad in insurrection case

PESHAWAR: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Central Jail of Peshawar charges good father of Sawat Taliban and founder and chief of banned organization, Tehreek Nifaz-i-Shariah Mohammadi (TNSM) Maulana Sufi Mohammad for insurrection over a speech delivered at Grassy Ground Swat in Feb 2009 when a deal had made by government …

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UN asked Pakistan to halt executions

UN chief Ban ki-moon is asking Pakistan to end capital punishment and restore a moratorium on the death penalty, the Pakistan government lifted ban on terror related cases following the Taliban school carnage in Peshawar. Ban phoned Prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday to express his condolences after the bloodshed …

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Two senior stalwarts of Haqani network arrested in Afghanistan

According to the official in Afghanistan, security forces have taken two prominent heads belonging to the extremist faction. The concerning group has been involved in attacking in Afghanistan and on NATO forces. The Afghan officials were of the view that majority of the Haqani network leadership is there in the …

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Taliban attack Afghan government HQ in east, 12 lost lives

An attack by Taliban on head quarter of Afghan government on Thursday claimed at least 12 while injuring 80 persons, government officials told media. The attackers first hit two truck loaded with bombs, followed by gunmen led attack in the provincial capital of Ghazi. Khan Pacha Shirzad, a police commander …

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A terrorist attack on Bajaur checkpost, claiming three army men and injuring two others

Terrorists attacked a security check post along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in Bajaur tribal agency on Saturday morning, killing three security officers including a captain. Sources told that militants from across the border in Kunar province of Afghanistan attacked the border security check-post in Mamond area. Three army personnel including a …

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Drone kills Afghan Taliban commander

Peshawar: A drone attack on Thursday morning killed Haji Gul who was considered to be the key commander of Haqqani network. Apart from him, the other eminent Afghan Taliban commanders who were killed due to this attack were identified as Mufti Sofian and Commander Abu Badar. According to the sources, …

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