Killing of Atif Mir: It's time security forces sensitised locals in Kashmir against cooperation with foreign terrorists
Those who claim that North Kashmir has changed for the better in comparison to the South which has become increasingly turbulent over the last couple of years, should think again. The killing of young Atif Mir, who was all of 12-years-old by a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist after being held hostage while an operation of the security forces was underway, reflects how little has changed in this lawless area in the last few years
The Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement will not contest the Lok Sabha elections, but Shah Faesal said the party will fight the Assembly polls.
LeT militants kill 12-yr-old after holding him captive in Kashmir's Hajin; 'it's not jihad, but ignorance' says boy's family
LeT militants killed a 12-year-old boy after taking him hostage when security forces chanced upon them during a search and cordon operation Hajin area of Kashmir
Syria US pullout: Turkey sends troops to border; foreign ministry delegation to head to Washington for talks on 8 January
US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw 2,000 US troops from northern Syria has dismayed many of Washington's allies, and critics say Turkey will look to benefit in its fight against US-backed Kurdish forces inside Syria.
US withdrawal from Syria could revive Islamic State, bring more West Asian players in an already complex war
The US presence in Syria ensures a professional performance by the Free Syrian Army and its coordination with the Kurdish SDF. Both have the common aim of preventing Islamic State's resurgence as also giving way to a Syrian government victory
Kashmiri teen Saqib Bilal, who cameoed in film Haider, killed in encounter with security forces on outskirts of Srinagar
Saqib and his friend Mudasir Parray (who also died in the encounter) went missing from their home in Hajin area of Bandipora district on 31 August and joined the LeT. Police officials told Hindustan Times that the two teenagers joined militants immediately after they disappeared.
Mudasir Rashid Parray killed in Hajin encounter: 15-year-old's death paints a grim picture of how the gun has gripped J&K's youth
In Kashmir’s brutal war, the phenomenon of ‘child soldiers’ who sign up voluntarily to join militants and get killed in deadly gun battles is not new.
Amid rising encounters in Kashmir, jihadists resort to Islamic State-like tactics to instil 'fear', command deference
jihadists in Kashmir Valley have began filming executions and sharing them on social media like Islamic State, to terrorise civilians and put down stirrings of rebellion against militancy
Islamic State overran large swathes of Syria and neighbouring Iraq in 2014, proclaiming a "caliphate" across land it controlled. But the jihadist group has since lost most of that territory.
An encounter broke out on Thursday between militants and security forces in Hajin area of Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir, killing two militants, the police said.
Encounter underway in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district; security forces cordone off area for search operations
An encounter is underway between security forces and terrorists in Karalgund area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district and troops of 92 Battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), 32 Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operations Group (SOG) cordoned off the area to carry out search operation.
The beheading of a man and a series of brutal executions by unknown gunmen have created fear and forced dozens of youth to flee their homes in Hajin area.
Militants attack army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, search operation launched after exchange of fire stops
Firing exchanges stopped on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district where militants had attacked an army camp on Tuesday evening.
Islamic State attack kills 45 pro-Assad regime fighters in east Syria, reclaims 4 villages in Euphrates Valley
Islamic State attacked eastern Syria and has killed 45 members pro-regime Shiite militia and has retaken four villages in Euphrates Valley.
Jammu and Kashmir Police bust LeT module behind mysterious north Kashmir killings, arrest 4 militants, 6 OGWs
North Kashmir, with its territorial mosaic composition, has a reputation of being a zone frequented by militants
As the gruesome killings dominate the street conversations, rumours are flying thick and fast that the fallen are ‘mukhbirs’ or ‘collaborators’—the tag which makes the slain ‘nobody’s martyr’ in a politically charged valley.
Decapitated body of abducted local youth found in Kashmir's Hajin as fresh wave of terror grips village; LeT denies role
LeT denied its alleged role in the beheading of Manzoor Ahmad Bhat and said it had launched an internal probe.
Militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora barge into civilian's home, abduct son; father escapes with bullet injuries
Suspected Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants abducted a man and his son from Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, with the former escaping with bullet injuries
Militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora on Thursday barged into a civilian's home in Hajin and abducted a man and his son.
Jammu and Kashmir: Encounter breaks out between militants and security forces in Bandipora; army commando injured
An army commando was on Thursday injured in a gunfight with militants, who managed to escape, in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir