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Taliban's Somnath taunt at India as Anas Haqqani visits Mahmud Ghaznavi's shrine

Taliban leader Anas Haqqani visited Mahmud Ghaznavi's shrine (Agencies)
Taliban leader Anas Haqqani visited Mahmud Ghaznavi's shrine (Agencies)
Published on Oct 06, 2021 08:07 PM IST
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Taliban leader Anas Haqqani praises Mahmud Ghaznavi who attacked Somnath temple

Anas Haqqani is part of jihad group Haqqani network and two of its members, Sirajuddin Haqqani, deputy leader of Taliban, and Khalil Haqqani, the Taliban emissary, carry USD 15 million in reward on their head.
Anas Haqqani is at the center of negotiations among the various factions of Taliban.(AP File Photo)
Anas Haqqani is at the center of negotiations among the various factions of Taliban.(AP File Photo)
Published on Oct 06, 2021 12:25 PM IST
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Khalil-ur-Rahman Haqqani punched Taliban's Mullah Baradar before palace shootout

  • Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban’s most public face who led peace talks with the US, was physically attacked by a leader of the US terrorist-designated Haqqani Network in early September.
At one point during the meeting, Khalil ul Rahman Haqqani rose from his chair and began punching Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar.(AFP)
At one point during the meeting, Khalil ul Rahman Haqqani rose from his chair and began punching Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar.(AFP)
Published on Sep 17, 2021 07:05 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Taliban name caretaker cabinet under Akhund

New Delhi: The Taliban on Tuesday announced an interim setup to govern Afghanistan that will be led by a founding member, Mohammad Hassan Akhund, and has several leaders of the dreaded Haqqani Network in key positions
Mohammad Hassan Akhund was named leader of the Taliban caretaker setup.(AFP)
Mohammad Hassan Akhund was named leader of the Taliban caretaker setup.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 08, 2021 03:04 AM IST
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By Rezaul H Laskar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Taliban announce New govt: Hasan Akhund PM, Sirajuddin Haqqani home minister

Taliban announced leaders of interim government of Afghanistan (Agencies)
Taliban announced leaders of interim government of Afghanistan (Agencies)
Published on Sep 07, 2021 10:32 PM IST
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Mohammad Hasan to lead Taliban's interim govt, Abdul Ghani Baradar to be deputy

  • The government formation was twice postponed as the Taliban were reportedly struggling to shape an inclusive administration acceptable to the international community.
Mullah Baradar, Head of the Taliban's Political Office, meets with members of the Red Cross in Kabul, Afghanistan.(via Reuters)
Mullah Baradar, Head of the Taliban's Political Office, meets with members of the Red Cross in Kabul, Afghanistan.(via Reuters)
Published on Sep 07, 2021 08:19 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kunal Gaurav

Mullah Baradar, Haqqani fought over disagreement on Panjshir situation: Report

The incident took place over an alleged disagreement among the Taliban leaders on how to resolve the Panjshir situation.
Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban's deputy leader and negotiator(REUTERS)
Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban's deputy leader and negotiator(REUTERS)
Published on Sep 05, 2021 10:12 PM IST
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Haqqani and Baradar fight it out for power in Kabul 

Backed by Pakistan, the Haqqani Network have no interest in sharing power in Kabul and are looking at pure ultra-conservative Sunni Pashtun government. This view flies against the commitment given by Mullah Baradar for a transitional inclusive government to the international community in Doha.
The Haqqanis are in favour of a pure Taliban government based on medieval theocracy. (File Photo)
The Haqqanis are in favour of a pure Taliban government based on medieval theocracy. (File Photo)
Published on Sep 05, 2021 09:21 AM IST
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By Shishir Gupta, New Delhi

Yaqoob and Haqqani factions fight over Taliban government

With Haqqani Network controlling Kabul and Mullah Yaqoob holding the Kandahar, there is concern that the Taliban government may have a pro-Afghan faction of Kandaharis and pro-Pak faction of Haqqanis.
Amid hectic negotiations in Kandahar and Kabul, the Taliban should make the first announcement towards government formation this evening or latest by tomorrow. (File Photo)
Amid hectic negotiations in Kandahar and Kabul, the Taliban should make the first announcement towards government formation this evening or latest by tomorrow. (File Photo)
Updated on Sep 01, 2021 11:19 AM IST
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By Shishir Gupta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Haqqani network is the sword arm of Taliban with Pakistan the common parent

The Haqqani network is a jihad group incorporated in Pakistan with two of its members, Sirajuddin Haqqani, deputy leader of Taliban, and Khalil Haqqani, the Taliban emissary, carry USD 15 million in reward on their head.
Khalil Haqqani, brother of Jalaluddin Haqqani and uncle of Sirajuddin Haqqani, controls the HKI airport and enforces Taliban diktat through whip in Kabul.
Khalil Haqqani, brother of Jalaluddin Haqqani and uncle of Sirajuddin Haqqani, controls the HKI airport and enforces Taliban diktat through whip in Kabul.
Published on Aug 28, 2021 12:22 PM IST
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By Shishir Gupta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Who is Khalil Haqqani, the self-proclaimed head of Kabul security?

A Haqqani leader who is believed to be close to al-Qaeda, Islamic State-Khorasan province, once a CIA partner and close to Pakistan intelligence, is in charge of Kabul's security now.
Khalil Haqqani was a CIA partner when the CIA was providing weapons to Afghan rebels in the 1980s to fight the Soviet terrorist.
Khalil Haqqani was a CIA partner when the CIA was providing weapons to Afghan rebels in the 1980s to fight the Soviet terrorist.
Published on Aug 27, 2021 04:46 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh

What is the role of Haqqani network in new Taliban regime?

  • The Haqqanis have been blamed for some of the deadliest attacks in recent years, claiming the lives of civilians, government officials and foreign forces.
A Taliban delegation led by the head of the negotiating team Anas Haqqani (R) meeting with former Afghan government officials in Afghanistan.(AFP)
A Taliban delegation led by the head of the negotiating team Anas Haqqani (R) meeting with former Afghan government officials in Afghanistan.(AFP)
Published on Aug 21, 2021 05:43 PM IST
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Haqqani network cadres control Kabul, Mullah Yaqoob in Kandahar

The Taliban cadres visited closed Indian consulates in Kandahar and Herat, searched for papers and left with parked vehicles.
Taliban showcasing seized weapons from fleeing Afghan and allied forces.
Taliban showcasing seized weapons from fleeing Afghan and allied forces.
Published on Aug 19, 2021 10:04 AM IST
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By Shishir Gupta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Afghan forces capture ‘mastermind’ of 2 Kabul attacks

Mohammad Adel planned an attack on his alma mater Kabul University on November 2 and a bombing at another education centre in October, officials said.
At least 22 people were killed and another 27 wounded when three gunmen rampaged through Kabul University, spraying classrooms with bullets for several hours.(Reuters)
At least 22 people were killed and another 27 wounded when three gunmen rampaged through Kabul University, spraying classrooms with bullets for several hours.(Reuters)
Updated on Nov 15, 2020 08:22 AM IST
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Kabul | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Prashasti Singh

Request by Afghan Sikhs to settle in India rises after gurdwara attack in March

The MEA said targeted persecution of the minority community members by terrorists and their sponsors is a matter of serious concern,
Afghan Sikh men carry a coffin of one of the victims who was killed in an attack on a gurdwara in Kabul in March 26.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
Afghan Sikh men carry a coffin of one of the victims who was killed in an attack on a gurdwara in Kabul in March 26.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
Published on Sep 24, 2020 11:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh targeted in Kabul, Haqqani network is prime suspect

The attack on Saleh, a former Northern Alliance leader, comes on the death anniversary of fellow Tajik leader Ahmad Shah Massoud. Massoud was assassinated two days before the twin towers went down in the US.
File Photo of Amrullah Saleh.
File Photo of Amrullah Saleh.
Updated on Sep 09, 2020 11:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta

Pakistan sanctions Taliban to avoid global finance blacklist

Many Taliban leaders, including those heading the much-feared Haqqani network, have lived in Pakistan since the 1980s.
Supporters of Pakistani religious group rally to celebrate the signing agreement between United States and Taliban, in Quetta, Pakistan.(AP file photo)
Supporters of Pakistani religious group rally to celebrate the signing agreement between United States and Taliban, in Quetta, Pakistan.(AP file photo)
Published on Aug 22, 2020 11:17 PM IST
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Islamabad | By Associated Press

Backed by ISI, Haqqani Network is making a game-changing move in Afghanistan

According to officials, the ISKP can front attacks for the Haqqani Network and Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT). ISKP leader Aslam Farooqi, a Pakistani national with links to LeT and Pakistan’s Tehrik-e-Taliban was arrested by Afghanistan’s National Directorate of Security along with 19 other terrorist cadres on April 5.
Sirajuddin Haqqani-led Haqqani network (right) is trying to raise its participation in the Islamic State of Khorasan Province after the arrest of its chief Aslam Farooqui (left) (Agencies)
Sirajuddin Haqqani-led Haqqani network (right) is trying to raise its participation in the Islamic State of Khorasan Province after the arrest of its chief Aslam Farooqui (left) (Agencies)
Updated on Aug 14, 2020 07:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta

Taliban’s Sirajuddin Haqqani admitted to Pak military hospital for Covid-19: Intel

Taliban leader Fazal Mazloom’s absence from the Doha meetings this month could be linked to his Covid-19 positive status, a security official said.
Some familiar faces such as Fazal Mazloom who travel to Doha with Taliban’s Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar skipped the meeting this month, reportedly due to Covid-19(Reuters)
Some familiar faces such as Fazal Mazloom who travel to Doha with Taliban’s Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar skipped the meeting this month, reportedly due to Covid-19(Reuters)
Updated on May 22, 2020 08:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta

New Pentagon report says Pakistan continues to harbour Taliban, Haqqani Network

The report is the first one to be issued since the US and the Taliban signed an agreement on February 29 to facilitate the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan.
The report comes at a time when the US special envoy for Afghanistan reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad, has called on India to hold direct talks with the Taliban.(AP)
The report comes at a time when the US special envoy for Afghanistan reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad, has called on India to hold direct talks with the Taliban.(AP)
Updated on May 21, 2020 02:57 PM IST
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Washington, United States | By Rezaul H Laskar

Taliban-linked Haqqani network, not just ISKP, plotted Kabul gurdwara strike: NDS

Five terrorists were killed and eight arrested when commando teams attached with Afghanistan’s lead intelligence agency raided two hideouts of the group in and around Kabul, the NDS said.
Afghan officials have accused the Haqqani network, a US-designated terror group, of carrying out major attacks claimed by or blamed on IS-K. The March 25 attack on the gurdwara was one such case.(Reuters file photo)
Afghan officials have accused the Haqqani network, a US-designated terror group, of carrying out major attacks claimed by or blamed on IS-K. The March 25 attack on the gurdwara was one such case.(Reuters file photo)
Updated on May 07, 2020 10:20 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta

In Kabul gurdwara attack, India was real target; Islamic State just a front: Intel

Pakistan’s intelligence had driven the terror attack at the Sikh shrine in Kabul, code-named Blackstar, and used the Haqqani network led by Taliban’s deputy commander Sirajuddin Haqqani and elements of LeT.
The Islamic State had taken responsibility for the attack on the Sikh religious complex in Kabul, Afghanistan. Officials say the IS was a front in the social media space(REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail)
The Islamic State had taken responsibility for the attack on the Sikh religious complex in Kabul, Afghanistan. Officials say the IS was a front in the social media space(REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail)
Updated on Mar 26, 2020 07:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta

Al-Qaeda remains ‘resilient’, works closely with LeT, says UN report

Al-Qaeda “continues to cooperate closely with Lashkar-e-Toiba and the Haqqani Network”, the UN report said underscoring the threat these Pakistan-based terrorist groups still pose for south Asia and the world.
Ayman al-Zawahiri’s Al-Qaeda continues to work closely with the Lashkar-e-Toiba in Afghanistan according to a UN report.(AFP FILE PHOTO)
Ayman al-Zawahiri’s Al-Qaeda continues to work closely with the Lashkar-e-Toiba in Afghanistan according to a UN report.(AFP FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 30, 2019 08:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Washington | By HT Correspondent

Pakistan-trained terror group is top threat to China

ETIM, along with Lashkar-eTaiba and the Haqqani Network, was recently named by the US department of defense among the three terror groups posing the greatest threat to foreign troops in Afghanistan.
People familiar with developments said the Chinese had been telling Pakistan to tackle the problem of terrorism emanating from Pakistani soil.(Representative Image/Getty Images)
People familiar with developments said the Chinese had been telling Pakistan to tackle the problem of terrorism emanating from Pakistani soil.(Representative Image/Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 18, 2019 10:37 AM IST
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New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar

Trump administration reviewing its assistance to Pakistan: Top US official

In September, the Trump administration cancelled USD 300 million in military aid to Islamabad for not doing enough against terror groups like the Haqqani Network and Taliban active on its soil.
Trump also criticised Pakistan in a Twitter post back in November, saying Islamabad was not doing enough to stop terrorism(Reuters File)
Trump also criticised Pakistan in a Twitter post back in November, saying Islamabad was not doing enough to stop terrorism(Reuters File)
Updated on Apr 12, 2019 10:57 AM IST
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Washington | By Press Trust of India

OPINION | Time to hold ISI accountable

The ISI’s role in spawning terrorism has been a matter of public record for long, affirmed and acknowledged even by Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf among them. India, the United States and other countries have known it for longer.
Jaish-e-Mohammad has claimed responsibility for the Pulwama attack. The JeM is suspected to be backed by the ISI.(PTI/File Photo)
Jaish-e-Mohammad has claimed responsibility for the Pulwama attack. The JeM is suspected to be backed by the ISI.(PTI/File Photo)
Published on Mar 17, 2019 10:16 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj

Pakistan-based terror outfits JeM, LeT pose threat in subcontinent: US

The US State Department report said that Pakistan did not take sufficient action against other externally focused groups such as Lashkar e-Tayyiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in 2017, which continued to operate, train, organise, and fundraise in the country.
Pakistani soldiers stand guard outside central jail where an anti-terrorist court gave a verdict against suspects accused in a blasphemy lynching case in Haripur district on February 7.(AFP File Photo)
Pakistani soldiers stand guard outside central jail where an anti-terrorist court gave a verdict against suspects accused in a blasphemy lynching case in Haripur district on February 7.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Sep 20, 2018 07:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj

US expert urges more pressure, punitive action against Pakistan to resolve Afghanistan issue

A report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) further suggests stripping Pakistan of its status as a non-NATO ally of the US, which comes with significant military benefits, and even declaring it a terrorist state, an old demand.
(In this photograph taken January 23, 2010, Taliban fighters pose during a patrol in Ghazni province of Afghanistan.(AFP File Photo)
(In this photograph taken January 23, 2010, Taliban fighters pose during a patrol in Ghazni province of Afghanistan.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Sep 14, 2018 07:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj, Washington

Afghan Taliban announces death of Haqqani network leader

Jalaluddin Haqqani founded the militant network in the 1970s.
In this photograph taken on October 19, 2001, founder of the Haqqani network Maulvi Jalaluddin Haqqani, gestures as he speaks with a group of media representatives in Pakistan's city of Islamabad.(AFP)
In this photograph taken on October 19, 2001, founder of the Haqqani network Maulvi Jalaluddin Haqqani, gestures as he speaks with a group of media representatives in Pakistan's city of Islamabad.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 04, 2018 11:56 PM IST
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Kabul | By Agence France-Presse

US likely to slash Pakistan’s defence aid from $700 million to $150 million

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2019, as the defence spending bill is known, is still to be cleared by President Donald Trump and does not link future payments of security-related aid to Pakistan to the country’s counter-terrorism efforts.
File photo of US and Pakistan national flags at the State Department in Washington.(REUTERS)
File photo of US and Pakistan national flags at the State Department in Washington.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 29, 2018 07:58 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
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