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  1. News - Asia - TERRORISM

    Islamic State gaining support in South Asia, as Al-Qaeda seen as 'tired'

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:23am by Reuters

    ... in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region, a local cell with allegiance to Islamic State has been distributing pamphlets in the Pakistani city of Peshawar and eastern Afghanistan in the past few weeks. The 12-page booklet ... know some people who received copies of this material either from friends or were given it at mosques by unidentified Islamic State workers," he said. A Pakistani security official said ...

  2. News - Asia - TERRORISM

    28 killed in Pakistani Taliban ‘revenge attack’ on Karachi airport

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 08:58am by Associated Press

    ... said the brazen attack was in revenge for its late leader Hakimullah Mehsud, who was killed in a US drone strike in November. TTP spokesman Shahidullah Shahid also dismissed the Pakistani ... of hundreds of innocent tribal women and children in Pakistani air strikes. “It’s just the beginning, we have taken revenge for one (Mehsud), we have to take revenge for hundreds.” Talks to end ...

  3. News - Asia - TERRORISM

    Female bomber attacks former Pakistani politician

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 04:03pm

    ... claimed responsibility for the attack. Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud reportedly criticised Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan and singled out Ahmad in particular in a recent audio message, ...

  4. News - World - TERRORISM

    Al-Qaeda group leader Majid al-Majid dies in custody in Lebanon

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:36am by AP

    ... undergone dialysis at a hospital in Beirut. In the spring of 2013, after the Lebanese Shiite Hezbollah group announced that it was fighting alongside Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's troops ...

  5. News - Asia - TERRORISM

    Pakistan Taliban 'open to peace talks'

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 09:47am by Agence France-Presse in Islamabad

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud says ceasefire in Pakistan must include end to US drone strikes Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud ... is ready for talks with the other side then they sit with each other and discuss the matters.” The main Pakistani political parties last month backed a government proposal to seek negotiations ...

  6. News - World - TERRORISM

    Deadly blunder as militant accidentally kills 21 trainees during car-bombing lesson in Iraq

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 10:35am by AP

    ... of western Iraq in a key test of the Shiite-led government’s ability to maintain security more than two years after the withdrawal of American troops. While the Iraqi army has been attacking ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - TERRORISM

    Book review: The Siege, by Cathy Scott-Clark and Adrian Levy

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 03:50pm by NYT

    ... Dwight Garner The Siege: 68 Hours Inside the Taj Hotel by Cathy Scott-Clark and Adrian Levy Penguin 4 stars Dwight Garner On the evening of November 26, 2008, heavily armed Pakistani terrorists raced to infiltrate the five-star Taj Mahal Palace Hotel and other tourist sites in Mumbai in a spectacular co-ordinated attack. The Siege is a propulsive and well-reported book ...

  8. News - Asia - TERRORISM

    India slams leniency for man who scouted targets for Mumbai attacks

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... all he had learned in seven years of working with Pakistani militants. Former US attorney Patrick Fitzgerald, who brokered the plea deal, said the information Headley provided "saved ... after his October 2009 arrest in Chicago's O'Hare airport as he was set to board a flight to Pakistan. The Washington-born son of a former Pakistani diplomat and an American woman, ...

  9. News - Asia - TERRORISM

    India executes Mumbai attacks gunman

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 01:27pm

    ... the gunmen with support from “elements” in the Pakistani military. Pakistan admitted that the attacks were planned partly on its soil, but denies any official involvement. It charged seven alleged ...



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