New Delhi, Oct 09: The chief of the Al-Qaeda in the Sub-Continent (AQIS), Asim Umar was killed in a joint US-Afghan raid. The raid was conducted on a Taliban compound last month, Afghanistan’s spy agency announced.
Umar, the Indian born chief of the AQIS was on the radar of the agencies for long. He took over as the chief of the outfit in 2014, the year that it was launched. He was born in Sambal, Uttar Pradesh.
New Delhi, Feb 20:Around a decade back, China has demanded from Pakistan the return of a top terrorist of the Islamist Uyghur East Turkestan Islamic Movement. It was learnt that this terrorist traced to Pakistan was involved in the Xinjiang bombing.
New Delhi, Jan 31:India is watching closely the developments in Afghanistan. India is keeping a watch on the discussions between the US Special Representative for Afghanistan reconciliation, Zalmay Khalizad and the Taliban leadership.
New Delhi, Dec 21:A recent report by a think tank pointed out that the ISI continues to remain resistant to destroy terror groups. One of the main points of contention is that with Pakistan trying to broker peace between the Taliban and the United States, the ISI may ensure that Kashmir gets bloodier.
New Delhi, July 24: It is a well known fact that the all powerful army in Pakistan controls almost everything. One also witnessed the clout the army where Nawaz Sharif was concerned and how it behaved like the judge, jury and the executioner.
Jalalabad, July 4: It has become increasingly clear that the Jalalabad bombing which targeted Sikhs and Hindus in Afghanistan had the blessing of the ISI, Pakistan’s notorious spy agency. The aim was to directly target the Sikhs and ensure that they did not have a representation in the Afghanistan Parliament.
With US President Donald Trump coming down hard on Pakistan, the nation is left to chose between the devil and the deep sea. The suspension of aid to Pakistan has been reported widely and it is to be seen how much of an impact it would have on the country.
Jammu and Kashmir Taliban is the latest outfit to take birth in the militancy infested state. Zakir Musa who had threatened to behead separatists had a falling out with the Hizbul Mujahideen following which he announced the launch of his new outfit, J&K Taliban.