Tag Archives: Shura-e-Murakeba

Taliban name Mullah Nazir’s replacement

Bahwal Khan, the new emir of the Mullah Nazir group, maintains close ties to al Qaeda, the Afghan Taliban, and a host of terrorist groups, US intelligence officials told The Long War Journal. Additionally, the US intelligence officials denied that the Pakistani government or military aided in the killing of Nazir.

Taliban flex muscles in Miramshah

Hundreds of Taliban fighters patrolled the Miramshah bazaar after the Shura-e-Murakeba ordered a halt in attacks against Pakistani troops and an end to kidnappings.