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Joe Biden's Afghanistan pullout represents a victory for Pakistan; but at what cost?
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Joe Biden's Afghanistan pullout represents a victory for Pakistan; but at what cost?

'It will be difficult, if not impossible, for Pakistan to control the Taliban and other militant groups in Afghanistan as the country spirals into a civil war'

Joe Biden set to withdraw all combat troops from Afghanistan on 20th anniversary of 9/11
World

Joe Biden set to withdraw all combat troops from Afghanistan on 20th anniversary of 9/11

Over the past year, Afghan security forces have lost territory from repeated Taliban assaults, and have relied on US air power to beat back the insurgents

Syria: Six civilians killed, 11 injured after regime targets hospital in northwestern town of Atareb
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Syria: Six civilians killed, 11 injured after regime targets hospital in northwestern town of Atareb

Also on Sunday, artillery fire killed two civilians in the regime-held city of Aleppo, outside the rebel bastion, state news agency SANA reported

Daniel Pearl murder: Pakistan SC orders shifting of Al-Qaeda terrorist Omar Saeed Sheikh to govt rest house
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Daniel Pearl murder: Pakistan SC orders shifting of Al-Qaeda terrorist Omar Saeed Sheikh to govt rest house

The order came days after the Sindh government filed a review petition in the apex court against the acquittal of Sheikh and his three accomplices in the murder of the WSJ South Asia bureau chief

Daniel Pearl murder case: Pakistan Supreme Court orders release of prime suspect Omar Saeed Sheikh
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Daniel Pearl murder case: Pakistan Supreme Court orders release of prime suspect Omar Saeed Sheikh

Pearl, the South Asia bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal, was abducted and beheaded while he was in Pakistan investigating a story on the links between the ISI and Al-Qaeda

It's been nineteen years, and I’m still haunted by the murder of Daniel Pearl
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It's been nineteen years, and I’m still haunted by the murder of Daniel Pearl

Pakistan has its own system of indefinite detention and house arrest, where terrorists are kept far from the prying eyes of courts and the media

Behind Pakistani dossier's low farce on 'Indian terror' hides a lethal script
India

Behind Pakistani dossier's low farce on 'Indian terror' hides a lethal script

For decades, Islamabad has worked to this toxic strategic script, pushing unending war with India as a means to guarantee the Pakistan Army’s institutional primacy in the country

Donald Trump said to be readying to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia
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Donald Trump said to be readying to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia

Trump’s national security advisor, Robert O’Brien, said last month that the United States would withdraw about 2,500 troops from Afghanistan by early next year

Al-Qaeda's Abu Mohammed al-Masri killed during US-Israel joint operation in Tehran
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Al-Qaeda's Abu Mohammed al-Masri killed during US-Israel joint operation in Tehran

Al-Masri was gunned down in a Tehran alley on 7 August, the anniversary of the 1998 bombings of the U.S. embassies in Nairobi, Kenya, and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Over 50 Al Qaeda linked terrorists killed in French airstrikes in central Mali
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Over 50 Al Qaeda linked terrorists killed in French airstrikes in central Mali

The offensive took place on Friday near the borders of Burkina Faso and Niger, where government troops are struggling to rout an Islamic insurgency, as per French defense minister Florence Parly

Jeddah knife attack: Man arrested in Saudi Arabia for stabbing guard at French consulate
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Jeddah knife attack: Man arrested in Saudi Arabia for stabbing guard at French consulate

The assault took place the same day as three people were killed in a knife attack at a church in the French city of Nice

Afghanistan govt claims killing of top al-Qaeda propagandist wanted by FBI
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Afghanistan govt claims killing of top al-Qaeda propagandist wanted by FBI

The Al-Qaeda propagandist who was killed was Husam Abd al-Rauf, also known by the nom de guerre Abu Muhsin al-Masri

Donald Trump says Sudan to be removed from terror list if it fulfills $335 million compensation pledge
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Donald Trump says Sudan to be removed from terror list if it fulfills $335 million compensation pledge

Sudan has agreed to pay compensation for victims of the 1998 bombings of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, attacks conducted by Osama bin Laden’s Al-Qaeda network while he was living in Sudan

Why Bengal’s Murshidabad and Malda are India’s most dangerous districts today
India

Why Bengal’s Murshidabad and Malda are India’s most dangerous districts today

While Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina has chased a large section of Islamists out, Mamata Banerjee’s Bengal government has created a welcoming gateway for the radicals into her state.

Ahead of 2021 Bengal polls, NIA arrest of suspected Al-Qaeda operatives in state puts TMC in fix; BJP likely to cash in
Politics

Ahead of 2021 Bengal polls, NIA arrest of suspected Al-Qaeda operatives in state puts TMC in fix; BJP likely to cash in

According to Amal Kumar Mukhopadhyay, a former principal of Presidency College in Kolkata, the BJP will sharpen its campaign against the state government and the state’s ruling party will find itself in a defensive position.

NIA arrests nine people with suspected Al Qaeda links from Kerala, West Bengal; firearms, body armour seized
India

NIA arrests nine people with suspected Al Qaeda links from Kerala, West Bengal; firearms, body armour seized

An NIA press release said that the agency "carried out the simultaneous raids at several locations in Ernakulam (Kerala) and Murshidabad (West Bengal)"

Unlike Pegasus, Zhenhua lacks prowess to spy; China's claims on data harvesting a smokescreen, exposes its weaknesses
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Unlike Pegasus, Zhenhua lacks prowess to spy; China's claims on data harvesting a smokescreen, exposes its weaknesses

Zhenhua isn’t important for what it does, but what it tells us about China’s weaknesses and insecurities.

New Mali junta opens talks on transition to civilian rule weeks after overthrowing Irbahim Keita
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New Mali junta opens talks on transition to civilian rule weeks after overthrowing Irbahim Keita

Mali has long been plagued by chronic instability, a simmering jihadist revolt, ethnic violence and endemic corruption, prompting a clique of rebel colonels to take charge last month

Pakistan issues financial sanctions against Afghanistan's Taliban members to avoid FATF blacklist
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Pakistan issues financial sanctions against Afghanistan's Taliban members to avoid FATF blacklist

The orders also target al-Qaida as well as outlawed Pakistani groups like Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, thousands of whom are believed to be hiding in remote regions of Afghanistan

Russia's mutually-beneficial alliance with the Taliban was built on years of confusion and influence
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Russia's mutually-beneficial alliance with the Taliban was built on years of confusion and influence

Russia often used the hundreds of millions of dollars in fuel imports for NATO and Afghan forces as a way to inject cash into Afghanistan to ensure influence and keep intelligence assets on its side