Tag archive for ‘ISIL’
By pak_adnews On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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Pakistan warns Trump’s generals: sort out ‘total mess’ in Afghanistan, or Russia will intervene

By Colin Freeman Pakistan’s military has warned Donald Trump’s new generals that they face a “total mess” in Afghanistan unless America and Britain can halt the advance of Isil and the Taliban. In More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, July 14th, 2016
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Obama, Interpreted: What 8,400 U.S. Troops in Afghanistan Really Means

By Daniel L. Davis Last week at the White House, the president announced his decision regarding troop levels in Afghanistan through the remainder of his term of office. Let me translate his words into the reality More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, January 4th, 2016
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Rivalry of Saudi Iran threatens to expand in the region

On Sunday, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned that “divine vengeance will befall Saudi politicians” for “the unjustly spilled blood” of prominent Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr, More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, December 17th, 2015
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United Nations set to adopt resolution to disrupt Islamic State funds

Finance ministers from the 15 nations on the U.N. Security Council will meet Thursday to adopt a resolution aimed at disrupting the outside revenue that the Islamic State extremist group gets from selling oil and 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 Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
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Once Done With Daesh, US Commandos Will Start Aiding Free Syrian Army

The US Special Operations Forces, which have been deployed and are currently on the ground in Syria, could well start helping the Free Syrian Army in its fight against the country’s government forces as soon 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...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015
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U.S. Spies May Be Back in Action Against ISIS

By Jeff Stein If the muscular testimony of Defense Secretary Ash Carter is any guide, American spies are going to be back in action in a big way against the Islamic State militant group (ISIS). Carter told the More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015
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At Least 300 US-Based Daesh Sympathizers Promote Group on Social Media

At least 300 US-based sympathizers of the Islamic State (ISIL or Daesh) militant group operate on social networks, promoting the group online to thousands of Americans, a study found. “Social media plays More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
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Putin Accuses Turkey Of Shooting Down Russian Jet To Protect IS Oil Trade

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Ankara of shooting down a Russian warplane to protect supplies of oil from the Islamic State group to Turkey. “We have every reason to think that the decision to shoot More...