For decades the country has permitted a number of jihadist groups to openly operate under its aegis. A map highlights the more prominent groups openly operating inside Pakistan.
Senior al Qaeda, Taliban, and allied jihadist leaders killed in US airstrikes in Pakistan, 2004 – 2017 Created by Bill Roggio Since 2004, the US has been conducting a covert program to target and kill al Qaeda and Taliban commanders based in Pakistan’s lawless northwest. The program has targeted top al Qaeda leaders, al Qaeda’s […]
Usama Mahmoud, AQIS’s spokesman, openly stated that the group “was formed by the gathering of several jihadi groups that have a long history in jihad and fighting.”
Maulana Umar Qasmi was a member of Jaish-e-Mohammed before becoming the emir of the Ahrar-ul-Hind, the Taliban splinter group that refuses to negotiate with the government.
A government audit found that over $280,000 raised for needy Canadians by the Mississauga-based Islamic Society of North America was sent instead to the Pakistan-based Relief Organization for Kashmiri Muslims, whose directors are linked to Jamaat-e-Islami’s militant activities in Kashmir and to the Hizbul Mujahideen, a terrorist group. The audit also found a number of […]
Qazi Hussain Ahmed, the former emir of the Jamaat-e-Islami, was unhurt in the suicide attack, which took place in the tribal agency of Mohmand.
Talha Saeed is wanted by the Indian government for running terror camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. He also instructed a Lashkar-e-Taiba operative to upload terrorist propaganda.
While the Obama administration has hailed the reopening of NATO’s supply lines into Afghanistan as a major success, the prevailing dynamic of the deal is Pakistan’s continuing duality in supporting the US’s enemies while taking its money to fight them.
India troops claimed to have killed five Lashkar-e-Taiba fighters during a clash in the city of Sheikhpora. An Indian Army major and a soldier were also killed in the clash. The Hizbul Mujahideen denied the report and claimed the fighters were their own.
Syed Salahuddin, the chairman of the United Jihad Council and the leader of Hizbul Mujahideen, said jihad was needed to break Kashmir off from India. “The only way to liberate Kashmir is jihad,” he said at a rally that was also attended by leaders of Jamaat-ud-Dawa and other terror groups.
An Indian army captain and four Hizbul Mujahideen fighters were killed in a two-day-long gunbattle int he town of Dadsara Tral. Kashmiri terrorist groups are thriving with the support of Pakistan, according to a report by the BBC.
Indian security forces killed seven terrorists during multiple clashes in Kashmir and two more in Jammu. A Hizbul Mujahideen commander was reported killed during the fighting in Jammu. Four more insurgents and two soldiers were killed during fighting on Aug. 3.
Yusuf Muzammil, the senior operations commander for Lashkar-e-Taiba and one of the prime plotters in last year’s assault on Mumbai, is directing sophisticated cross-border strikes into India-held Kashmir despite Pakistan’s claim that he is in custody.
Hizbul Mujahideen chief in Kashmir held
The Movement for the Taliban in Pakistan, Baitullah Mehsud’s group, ordered the Mardan car bombing “in revenge.” Former Guantanamo Bay inmate Israrul Haq was rearrested while traveling to Mardan. Banned terror groups such as Jaish-e-Mohammad, Harkatul Mujahideen, and Hizbul Mujahideen are reforming in Karachi. Sufi Mohammed’s name has been removed from a murder case.
Top commanders of Hizbul Mujahideen killed in Indian-administered Kashmir
Seven soldiers and two civilians were killed in a bombing at an Indian army base in Baramula; two soldiers and four terrorists were killed in other ambushes. Lashkar-e-Taiba was involved in an attack on an Indian army battalion headquarters near Srinagar. Two Lashkar-e-Taiba suicide bombers were killed by Indian troops. Police captured a senior Hizbul […]
Two Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen fighters arrested in Kashmir
Hizbul Mujahideen “commander” killed in encounter in Kashmir
Top Commander of Hizbul Mujahideen killed in Indian-administered Kashmir
Captured Taliban claim Pakistani mullahs recruited them to fight. Syed Saleem Shahzad reports the government is rounding up “militants” and cracking down on Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) and Hizbul Mujahideen. But four of the al Qaeda-linked Pakistani Air Force technicians implicated in the Musharraf plot have released from jail.
Four rebels among six killed in Kashmir, including commander of Hizbul Mujahideen
The Taliban’s Spring Offensive has been sprung; in Pakistan, the Taliban squashes a local festival, “miscreants” abound and an ally of Osama is kidnapped and beaten
In recent weeks, a Taliban delegation led by Zabihullah Mujahir visited Turkey to meet with various officials including senior Hamas members.
Overnight airstrikes against pro-Iranian sites in Damascus resulted in the confirmed killing of a Lebanese Hezbollah fighter.
India said it killed “up to 38 terrorists and Pakistani soldiers” in cross-border strikes against seven different targets in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. India claimed it recorded the raids via drones. Pakistan denied Indian troops entered its territory.
Pakistan called the killing of Burhan Wani by Indian troops “deplorable and condemnable,” despite the fact that he was a known terrorist recruiter and military commander. This condemnation highlights Pakistan’s support for terrorist groups throughout the region.
Shabaab continues to be able to penetrate high-security areas in the Somali capital. At least four Somalis were killed in the attack.
The announcement formalizes the longstanding close working relationship between the two terror groups.
A suicide bomber detonated a truck packed with explosives outside a compound where students were present. Shabaab claimed it was targeting government ministers and “informers.”