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Pakistan and FATF: Islamabad’s cosmetic war against terrorism
World

Pakistan and FATF: Islamabad’s cosmetic war against terrorism

The recent arrest and sentencing of Sajid Mir to fifteen-and-a-half years, also for terrorist financing, in early June, has been aimed at placating the FATF

UP power official expelled for putting Osama bin Laden's photo in office, revering him as 'best engineer in world'
India

UP power official expelled for putting Osama bin Laden's photo in office, revering him as 'best engineer in world'

SDO of Nawabganj division of Farrukhabad district said that he had put the picture of bin Laden for personal motivation - to set high targets and work meticulously to achieve them

How Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Imran Khan are bidding to lead the Islamic world in a jihadi direction
World

How Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Imran Khan are bidding to lead the Islamic world in a jihadi direction

Turkey’s international propaganda arm, TRT World in particular, is working overtime for Pakistan’s interests, and against Pakistan’s foes

Afghanistan: Taliban will 'very soon' announce secondary school for girls, says UN official
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Afghanistan: Taliban will 'very soon' announce secondary school for girls, says UN official

UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Omar Abdi said the Taliban's education minister told him they are working on a framework to allow all girls to continue their schooling beyond the sixth grade

Taliban leaders representing Afghanistan may not speak at UN General Assembly this year
World

Taliban leaders representing Afghanistan may not speak at UN General Assembly this year

The Taliban challenged the credentials of the ambassador from Afghanistan’s former government, and asked to represent the country at UNGA

'What's the alternative?' Pakistan's Shah Mehmood Qureshi says world has no choice but to engage with Taliban
World

'What's the alternative?' Pakistan's Shah Mehmood Qureshi says world has no choice but to engage with Taliban

Pakistan, which shares a long border with Afghanistan, has a long and sometimes conflicted relationship with its neighbour that includes attempts to prevent terrorism there and, some say, also encouraging it

Twenty years after 9/11, Al-Qaeda is defeated but jihadism is here to stay
World

Twenty years after 9/11, Al-Qaeda is defeated but jihadism is here to stay

The highly publicised creation of al-Qaida “franchises” in Iraq and elsewhere including Egypt, North Africa and Yemen, among others, seemed to indicate the revival of al-Qaida.

On 20th anniversary of 9/11, images that captured the enormity of twin tower attacks
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On 20th anniversary of 9/11, images that captured the enormity of twin tower attacks

The terrorist attacks of 9/11, which killed nearly 3,000 people, were captured in countless pictures by news photographers, bystanders, first responders, security cameras, FBI agents and others. These images best tell the story of that terrible day

No boots on the ground but 20 years on, war on terror still grinds along
World

No boots on the ground but 20 years on, war on terror still grinds along

The financial drain from a sprawling counterterrorism campaign has been vast, fueling the military’s budgets even years after major combat in Afghanistan and Iraq ended

9/11 and After: Long wars and shadows even longer
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9/11 and After: Long wars and shadows even longer

Following the 2001 attacks on US soil, world affairs reordered abruptly; it fuelled a 20-year abroad and sparked anti-immigrant sentiment, primarily directed at Muslim countries

Ahmad Shah Massoud assassination: 'Lion of Panjshir' lives on as Afghan icon two decades after death
World

Ahmad Shah Massoud assassination: 'Lion of Panjshir' lives on as Afghan icon two decades after death

The audacious hit was ordered by Osama bin Laden himself wherein Al-Qaeda suicide bombers, disguised as journalists, killed Ahmad Shah Massoud during an interview

Taliban to finalise new Afghan govt soon, 80% Doha team likely to be in council
India

Taliban to finalise new Afghan govt soon, 80% Doha team likely to be in council

The executives of this Council will lead the government and Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar is likely to head the political office, the Taliban sources said, adding that 80 per cent of this government will be from the Doha Taliban team.

For Muslim Americans, two decades after 9/11, fight for dignity and identity rages on
World

For Muslim Americans, two decades after 9/11, fight for dignity and identity rages on

Mistrust and suspicion of Muslims didn't start with 9/11, but the attacks dramatically intensified those animosities

US set to declassify documents related to 11 September attacks in next six months
World

US set to declassify documents related to 11 September attacks in next six months

President Joe Biden has signed an order directing the justice department and other executive branch agencies to begin a declassification review

Osama's former bodyguard returns to Afghanistan: Who Amin-al-Haq is and what his return means
World

Osama's former bodyguard returns to Afghanistan: Who Amin-al-Haq is and what his return means

In what could be deemed as a signal of growing ties between the Taliban and Al Qaeda, Amin-al-Haq returned to his hometown of Nangrahar to cheers from his supporters

Afghanistan, a cradle of hope to dejection from 9/11 till date
World

Afghanistan, a cradle of hope to dejection from 9/11 till date

Even as the world watched in shock at the quick demise of the Afghan army and government over the past weeks, the signs of Afghanistan's post-9/11 decay had long been evident

US makes unceremonious end to Afghanistan war leaving Afghans to wonder what comes next
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US makes unceremonious end to Afghanistan war leaving Afghans to wonder what comes next

As for those left behind in Afghanistan, a country of 38 million minus the thousands who have fled or died in recent weeks, all they can do is look forward

America's longest war of 20 years ends as last troops exit Afghanistan
World

America's longest war of 20 years ends as last troops exit Afghanistan

The US failures were numerous and it only degraded but never defeated the Taliban and ultimately failed to build an Afghan military that could hold off the insurgents

Meet Ayman al-Zawahiri, the Al Qaeda chief who owes allegiance to Taliban supreme leader Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada
World

Meet Ayman al-Zawahiri, the Al Qaeda chief who owes allegiance to Taliban supreme leader Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada

Born on 19 June, 1951 in Egypt, al-Zawahiri is a physician who speaks Arabic and French. He founded the Egyptian Islamic Jihad (EIJ), which merged with Al-Qaeda in 1998

JeM chief Masood Azhar living in posh locality in Pakistan's Bahawalpur as State guest: Report
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JeM chief Masood Azhar living in posh locality in Pakistan's Bahawalpur as State guest: Report

According to Times Now's Navbharat channel, it has 'accessed undeniable visual evidence' that confirms Pakistan's 'Deep State is still providing a safe haven to terror masterminds' including India's most wanted terrorist Masood Azhar