Tag archive for ‘Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’
By pak_adnews On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
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Will CIA Seize Interfering in FATA?

By C Andrew Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) lies on Pakistan’s western border and covers an area of 27220 square kilometers and inhabited by a population of 5,001,676 people (according to 2017 census). More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
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Senior Islamic State Khorasan leaders defect to Taliban

By Bill Roggio IS-Khorasan-pledge-TalibanSeveral members of the Islamic State Khorasan Provinces’ “central council” as well as other senior and mid-level leaders based in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, January 15th, 2016
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Afghanistan – Why ISIS Failed in The Graveyard of Caliphates?

By Nathaniel Barr and Bridget Moreng In January 2015, Kurdish forces drove the so-called Islamic State (also known as ISIS) out of Kobani, a city previously considered to be one of the group’s strongholds. At More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, January 1st, 2016
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‘Voice of the Caliphate’ propaganda radio broadcasts in Khorasan province

By Thomas Joscelyn The Islamic State’s so-called “province” in the Khorasan (an area covering Afghanistan and Pakistan) has set up a radio station to broadcast anti-Taliban messages and other propaganda. More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, December 21st, 2015
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Pakistan Taliban reject Islamic State leader’s claim to be ‘caliph’

Pakistan’s Taliban have rejected Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s claim to be the global leader of all Muslims, the movement said in a statement seen by Reuters on Saturday. The Pakistani Taliban’s More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, December 17th, 2015
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The San Bernardino shooters did not support Isis on social media

By Lizzie Dearden Reports wrongly claimed Tashfeen Malik, who killed 14 people with her husband, pledged allegiance to Isis on Facebook The couple who shot 14 people dead in a massacre in California did not write More...

By feednews On Thursday, December 17th, 2015
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Pakistan Military Deals a Blow to Jihadists but Not to Ideology

Maulana Abdul Aziz, center, the radical preacher of the Red Mosque, at a news conference in Islamabad, Pakistan By Rod Nordland All cellphone coverage was blocked by the government for three hours one recent afternoon More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
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Daesh Gaining Ground in Afghanistan: Who Benefits From Islamist Advance?

Western media outlets are banging the drums over Daesh’s growing influence in Afghanistan; they insist that Daesh has overshadowed the Taliban and even seized swathes of eastern Afghanistan. Western experts More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, December 7th, 2015
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Islamic State is having a hard time taking root in Pakistan

What started out as simple protests in Syria has expanded to civil war and now an international crisis By Tim Craig The revelation that the Pakistani woman involved in the San Bernardino massacre was an Islamic More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, December 4th, 2015
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U.S. Targets Islamic State’s Baghdadi as Special Forces Gear Up

The U.S. is undertaking a significant effort to find and kill Islamic State’s leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who has gone into hiding, an Obama administration official said. At the current pace, the U.S.-led coalition More...