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Pakistani Taliban denies report of pledging allegiance to I.S.
Ya Libnan

Taliban adopts Islamic State terror tactics as U.S. troops exi...

The Islamic State army's unleashing of terror bombings and assassinations in Iraq last year is being played out by insurgents in Afghanistan who want to intimidate and destroy local forces as American troops exit. In late 2012 the Islamic State, ... Washington Times, 2 weeks ago
Pakistan Taliban back all militants MENAFN, 3 weeks ago
Pakistan Taliban deny ISIS allegiance Asian Age, 3 weeks ago
New Europe

Westerners pack up to withdraw, leaving behind an Afghanistan haunted by terrorism

Thirteen years on from the US-led military coalition's deposition of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan, and Afghans are still suffering at the hands of Taliban militants and will likely continue to suffer in the years ahead, Afghans from all walks ...
 Global Times2 weeks ago News Analysis: U.S.-led coalition pack up to leave, but terrorism likely to haunt Afghans  Xinhua News Agency2 weeks ago U.S.-led coalition pack up to leave, but terrorism likely to haunt...  New Europe2 weeks ago

8 Afghan C.I.A. paramilitaries killed by car bomb 'at remote compound believed to house suicide bombers' Eight Afghan paramilitary soldiers were killed during an assault on a Taliban hide-out in eastern Afghanistan, Afghan officials said Wednesday. It was the latest of several clashes to take a heavy toll on the security forces ...
 Sott.net1 week ago Three killed in Afghan suicide attack  Nigeria Punch2 weeks ago Three Afghan soldiers killed in Kabul  Qatar Peninsula4 weeks ago Three killed in suicide attack on Afghan army bus  The Sun Daily4 weeks ago


In the past week a new splinter faction of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) emerged. Claiming that the present leadership is pursuing personal and narrow objectives, the Jamat-ul-Ahrar is composed of key commanders with Maulana Qasim Khurasani as ...
 The Nation Pakistan1 month ago

Afghan rivals said close to ending feud on how to share power

Abdullah Abdullah, a former anti-Taliban fighter who later served as foreign minister, says the election was rigged against him. Photo: Reuters Kabul: Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates may reach a deal on how to share power late on ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago Tightrope walk  DAWN Group1 month ago Afghan rival candidates close to reaching deal on how to share power  Oman Tribune1 month ago Afghan rivals close to end feud over power share  New Age Bangladesh1 month ago

Afghanistan Finally Signs Elusive Security Pact With United States

The proverbial tickertape from new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's inauguration hadn't even been swept up before a long delayed bilateral security pact with the United States was signed on Tuesday. The agreement will allow for nearly 10,000 American ...
 The Atlantic Wire1 month ago
The Express Tribune

Reality check

It has to be conced­ed that there is a quicke­ning of the pulse of that most elusiv­e of giants …The Masses. The writer is editorial consultant at The Express Tribune, news junkie, bibliophile, cat lover and occasional cyclist Let's ...
 The Express Tribune1 month ago

The Pearl That Broke Its Shell

— In Afghanistan in 2007, where the Taliban rules and fathers curse the birth of daughters, Rahima's parents, lacking a son, adopt the Afghan tradition of bacha posh. They dress Rahima as a boy and allow her to attend school, run errands, and play ...
 Banner1 month ago

NATO and the Afghan-Pakistani Border

loading... Author: Lionel Beehner August 3, 2006 This publication is now archived. Heavier-than-expected resistance by insurgents in southern Afghanistan coincides with the U.S. military's handover of command of multinational forces in the ...
 Council On Foreign Relations19 hours ago
Abu Dhabi National

ISIL's rapid rise in Pakistan smacks of desperation

ISIL has arrived in Pakistan. During October, two militant factions based in the northwest tribal areas straddling Afghanistan announced they had pledged allegiance to the self-proclaimed caliph, Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi. Several other factions are ...
 Abu Dhabi National1 day ago
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