The Punjabi Taliban executed a pro-jihadist former ISI officer. The Taliban released a tape of Hakeemullah Mehsud. Security forces killed 21 Taliban fighters in Arakzai and another in Darra Adam Khel, and detained two Saudis in Khyber. The Taliban bombed a girls’ school in Bajaur
Hakeemullah Mehsud, left. AFP photo. According to AKI and The Express Tribune, Hakeemullah Mehsud, who has died more times the past year than the most daring of cats, has released a videotape. First from AKI: In the video released to Adnkronos International (AKI), Hakeemullah calls for Muslim militants to renew their struggle but it has […]
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