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Despite desire for an inclusive and sustainable peace in Afghanistan, chances remain slim
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Despite desire for an inclusive and sustainable peace in Afghanistan, chances remain slim

The final stage of the peace process which has begun in Doha could quite easily collapse if the Taliban exposes it to intransigence and continued violence

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

Key Pakistan Taliban commander Qari Saifullah Mehsud killed in Afghanistan, says report; Haqqani Network allegedly responsible
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Key Pakistan Taliban commander Qari Saifullah Mehsud killed in Afghanistan, says report; Haqqani Network allegedly responsible

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander Qari Saifullah Mehsud has been shot dead by gunmen in Afghanistan, the group confirmed on Sunday

Al-Qaeda still works with Lashkar-e-Taiba, Haqqani Network, functions as instructors for Taliban, claims UN report
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Al-Qaeda still works with Lashkar-e-Taiba, Haqqani Network, functions as instructors for Taliban, claims UN report

Al-Qaeda 'remains resilient', continues to cooperate closely with Pakistan-based LeT, Haqqani Network, according to a UN report. This was revealed in the 24th report of the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team. Under Taliban patronage, Al-Qaeda is keen to strengthen its presence in Badakhshan Province, Shighnan area, in Barmal in Paktika Province.

US terms Hafiz Saeed's previous arrests window dressing, says will monitor that Pakistan takes serious action against terrorists
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US terms Hafiz Saeed's previous arrests window dressing, says will monitor that Pakistan takes serious action against terrorists

The Trump Administration Friday expressed doubts over Pakistan's intentions in arresting terrorist Hafiz Muhammed Saeed, the mastermind of the 2001 Indian Parliament attack and the 2008 Mumbai attack, saying his previous arrests made no difference either to his activities or that of his outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba.

Latest Pentagon report on Afghanistan takes forward Donald Trump's 2017 strategy, outlines role for India
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Latest Pentagon report on Afghanistan takes forward Donald Trump's 2017 strategy, outlines role for India

The Pentagon's new report to Congress, titled Enhancing Security and Stability in Afghanistan is clear in its objective, its strategy, and what it expects from countries involved in language that is only mildly diplomatic

Donald Trump administration reviewing assistance to Pakistan as Islamabad plays crucial role in US-Taliban talks
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Donald Trump administration reviewing assistance to Pakistan as Islamabad plays crucial role in US-Taliban talks

With Islamabad playing a crucial role in peace talks with the Taliban, which may ultimately result in the withdrawal of the 14,000 US troops from the war-torn Afghanistan, the Trump administration seems to be reviewing its aid policy to Pakistan

8,707 suspicious transactions: FATF hauls up Pakistan, says Imran Khan govt 'doesn't understand' terror financing risks
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8,707 suspicious transactions: FATF hauls up Pakistan, says Imran Khan govt 'doesn't understand' terror financing risks

Condemning the Pulwama terror attack, the FATF noted in its report to Pakistan that incidents like these have proved that terrorism has continued to threaten societies around the world, and could not take place without funding and the means to move funds among terror supporters.

Donald Trump writes to Imran Khan, seeks Pakistan's help with Afghan peace talks; Islamabad welcomes decision
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Donald Trump writes to Imran Khan, seeks Pakistan's help with Afghan peace talks; Islamabad welcomes decision

The development came weeks after Trump said Pakistan does not do "a damn thing" for the US, alleging that Islamabad had helped al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden hide near its garrison city of Abbottabad.

Donald Trump administration suspends security assistance to Pakistan for failing to act on militant safe havens
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Donald Trump administration suspends security assistance to Pakistan for failing to act on militant safe havens

"The (Trump) Administration has been clear to Pakistani leaders that it expects them to constructively address the problem of militant safe havens in Pakistan," an official from the National Security Council, the White House, told PTI. "Because Pakistan failed to address the problem, the Administration suspended security assistance," the official said, requesting anonymity.

Russia strives to end Afghanistan conflict with olive branch to Taliban, but faces roadblocks of cold US response, unreliable Pakistan
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Russia strives to end Afghanistan conflict with olive branch to Taliban, but faces roadblocks of cold US response, unreliable Pakistan

The biggest challenge in conflict resolution in Afghanistan has been Pakistan’s duplicitous policy.

Mike Pompeo ‘hopeful’ about ironing out differences with Pakistan after meeting with Imran Khan
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Mike Pompeo ‘hopeful’ about ironing out differences with Pakistan after meeting with Imran Khan

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he was "hopeful" on Wednesday of resetting the troubled relationship with Pakistan, a key player in the Afghan conflict, after he met new premier Imran Khan.

Jalaluddin Haqqani, 1939-2018: The grandfather of global jihad who unleashed a reign of terror to 'rescue defenceless Muslims'
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Jalaluddin Haqqani, 1939-2018: The grandfather of global jihad who unleashed a reign of terror to 'rescue defenceless Muslims'

For years, the West chose to overlook Jalaluddin Haqqani’s patronage of jihadist causes — and the plain language of his speeches — in the pursuit of tactical ends.

Jalaluddin Haqqani, dreaded network's founding leader dies after prolonged illness; Afghan Taliban hails him as 'great Jihadist figure of era'
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Jalaluddin Haqqani, dreaded network's founding leader dies after prolonged illness; Afghan Taliban hails him as 'great Jihadist figure of era'

The founder of the Haqqani network, one of Afghanistan's most effective and feared militant groups, has died after a long illness, their allies the Afghan Taliban announced Tuesday

Pentagon seeks to reprogramme $300 million military aid for Pakistan due to Islamabad's lack of action against terror groups
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Pentagon seeks to reprogramme $300 million military aid for Pakistan due to Islamabad's lack of action against terror groups

The Pentagon has sought Congressional determination to reprogramme $300 million of its Coalition Support Fund (CSF) for Pakistan because of the latter's "lack of" decisive actions in support of the South Asia Strategy.

US Congress passes National Defence Authorisation Act 2019, caps aid to Pakistan to $150 million
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US Congress passes National Defence Authorisation Act 2019, caps aid to Pakistan to $150 million

The United States Congress has passed the National Defense Authorisation Act-2019 (NDAA-19) which capped its security-related aid to Pakistan to $150 million, significantly below the historic level of more than $one billion to $750 million per year.

US released 'far fewer funds' to Pakistan in 2018 and may give even less next year, says Mike Pompeo
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US released 'far fewer funds' to Pakistan in 2018 and may give even less next year, says Mike Pompeo

The US released "far fewer funds" to Pakistan in 2018 and it may even come down next year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo indicated on Thursday as he accused Islamabad of treating American diplomats "badly".

Kabul twin blasts: Pakistan's role can't be ruled out; Ashraf Ghani govt-Taliban peace talks have turned glacial
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Kabul twin blasts: Pakistan's role can't be ruled out; Ashraf Ghani govt-Taliban peace talks have turned glacial

Afghanistan’s Ministry of Defence is of the view that the Kabul cell of Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISK), which claimed responsibility of 30 April blast, is none other than the Haqqani network itself, carrying out attacks in the name of the dreaded Syrian-Iraqi group to generate support from Iran and Russia

Kabul suicide bombings: 25, including journalists, killed in twin attacks; Islamic State claims responsibility
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Kabul suicide bombings: 25, including journalists, killed in twin attacks; Islamic State claims responsibility

At least 25 people, including journalists, were killed when two suicide blasts ripped through Kabul, police have confirmed