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Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020

Haqqani network

May 22, 2020 20:51
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. read more
May 21, 2020 14:41
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. read more
May 07, 2020 10:15
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. read more
Mar 26, 2020 16:48
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. read more
Jul 30, 2019 20:15
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. read more
Jun 18, 2019 08:24
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. read more
Apr 12, 2019 09:33
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. read more
Mar 17, 2019 10:16
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. read more
Sep 20, 2018 07:14
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... read more
Sep 14, 2018 07:35
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 dem... read more
Sep 04, 2018 09:21
Jalaluddin Haqqani founded the militant network in the 1970s. read more
Jul 29, 2018 07:31
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 effo... read more
Jun 28, 2018 08:48
The plan submitted by Pakistan to the FATF on Wednesday involves choking financing to militant groups such as Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jamaat-ud-Dawah, Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation, Jaish-e-Mohammed, Islamic State, al-Qaeda, Haqqani Network and the Taliban. read more
May 14, 2018 17:13
The bottomline is that all Pakistani political parties, including the PML-N, and the military, are complicit in the failure to counter terrorist groups. The PML-N even more so, because some of the strongest anti-India groups function from its stronghold... read more
Apr 24, 2018 22:47
Sushma Swaraj and Nirmala Sitharaman, addressing separate meetings of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), asked the member states to strongly support the Afghanistan govt’s efforts for inclusive peace and reconciliation process. read more