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Killing of Atif Mir: It's time security forces sensitised locals in Kashmir against cooperation with foreign terrorists
India

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

Shah Faesal's Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement won’t contest Lok Sabha election
Politics

Shah Faesal's Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement won’t contest Lok Sabha election

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
India

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
World

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
World

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
India

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
India

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
India

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 ousted US-backed forces from its holdout in eastern Syria, says monitoring group
World

Islamic State ousted US-backed forces from its holdout in eastern Syria, says monitoring group

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.

Jammu and Kashmir: Encounter in Bandipora district's Hajin area kills two militants
India

Jammu and Kashmir: Encounter in Bandipora district's Hajin area kills two militants

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
India

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.

Series of executions by masked gunmen in Jammu and Kashmir's Hajin spreads terror among people
India

Series of executions by masked gunmen in Jammu and Kashmir's Hajin spreads terror among people

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
India

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
World

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
India

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

North Kashmir in state of mortal fear as unknown men unleash a killing spree on innocent victims
India

North Kashmir in state of mortal fear as unknown men unleash a killing spree on innocent victims

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
India

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
India

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 barge into civilian's home, abduct a man and his son
India

Militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora barge into civilian's home, abduct a man and his son

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
India

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