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US drone strike kills leader of Pakistan’s Jamaat-ul-Ahrar militants

Reuters | Published — Thursday 19 October 2017

In this screen grab taken from a video recording, Omar Khalid Khorasani, center, a top Pakistan Taliban commander, gives an interview in Pakistan’s Mohmand tribal region on June 2, 2011. 98 more words

Al-Qaeda-Inspired Group Launches as Islamic State Alternative in Pakistan

Breitbart, by Edwin Mora, Sept. 12, 2017:

Former al-Qaeda fighters have launched a new group in terrorist safe haven Pakistan for jihadists who have severed ties with the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) branch in the region. 758 more words

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Pakistan National Assembly Condemns Trump's 'Hostile' Comments

By REUTERS

AUG. 30, 2017, 8:27 A.M. E.D.T.

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s National Assembly passed a resolution on Wednesday condemning U.S. President Donald Trump’s accusations that Islamabad was prolonging the war in Afghanistan, denouncing them as “hostile” and “threatening”. 447 more words

Pakistan launches military operation in tribal areas targeting Islamic State -- Closing Islamist's safe areas

By Saad Sayeed

Reuters

 JULY 16, 2017 / 10:52 AM

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan’s military has launched a major operation in its volatile tribal areas to stop the Islamic State making inroads into areas bordering Afghanistan, the military’s spokesman said on Sunday. 356 more words

Bomb Kills Police Chief, 2 Others in Southwest Pakistan Town

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

JULY 10, 2017, 3:30 A.M. E.D.T.

CHAMAN, Pakistan — A Pakistani spokesman says a roadside bomb has struck a vehicle carrying a police chief in the southwestern town of Chaman near the Afghan border, killing him, his guard and a civilian. 94 more words

Blank space replaces NY Times article criticising Pakistani army (But you can read it here)

AFP

05 May 2017 – 17H20 . © AFP/File | In the article entitled “Pakistan’s Triangle of Hate”, Mohammed Hanif savaged the country’s military . ISLAMABAD (AFP) – An International New York Times opinion piece criticising the powerful Pakistani army was censored by its local publisher Friday, replaced by a blank space in a country where it can be dangerous to speak out against the military establishment.The online version of the piece by Mohammed Hanif, a high-profile satirist and novelist whose critiques of Pakistani society regularly appear in the New York Times, was trending on Pakistani social media by Friday afternoon. 1,291 more words

Suspected U.S. Drone Strike Targets Pakistani Taliban Militants: Sources

By REUTERS

APRIL 27, 2017, 8:54 A.M. E.D.T.

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan — A suspected U.S. drone strike killed several Pakistani Taliban militants in North Waziristan close to the Afghanistan border, one militant commander and intelligence sources said on Thursday, in a rare strike on Pakistani soil. 227 more words