Tag archive for ‘Islamic State’
By pak_adnews On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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The Rise of Taliban Diplomacy

How are the Taliban and Kabul faring in their diplomatic tug-of-war over Afghanistan’s neighbors? By Ahmad Bilal Khalil Since the formation of the Afghan National Unity Government (NUG), the regional competition More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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Attack on Hazaras raises fears of Sunni-Shiite violence in Afghanistan

By Muhammad Sharif and Pamela Constable Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday ordered a 10-day ban on public protests after a suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State killed more than 80 people and wounded 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 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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Indonesia Terror – Fangs of Terrorism griped the largest populated Muslim country

Police gather outside a restaurant near the scene of an attack in central Jakarta January 14, 2016. Militants launched a gun and bomb assault in the center of the Indonesian capital on Thursday, killing at least 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 Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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Islamic State’s Khorasan Province claims attack on Pakistani consulate in Jalalabad

By Thomas Joscelyn The Islamic State’s Wilayat Khorasan, or “province” in Afghanistan and Pakistan, has claimed responsibility for an attack on the Pakistani consulate in Jalalabad, Afghanistan earlier today. 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 Thursday, December 31st, 2015
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ISIS members arrested in Pakistan Sialkot region

By Farhan Bokhari  and Victor Mallet Pakistan has arrested eight alleged members of Isis near Sialkot in Punjab province, in the latest move by a south Asian government to counter the widening influence of the More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015
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India cannot simply wish away the threat of the Islamic State

It is a remarkably complacent remark coming as it does from Union home minister Rajnath Singh. He has said that India has no threat from the terror organisation Islamic State (IS) and that Indian values will prevent More...