Articles about Haqqani Network

Pakistan or Taliban: Who aided US in killing Ayman al-Zawahiri?

04 Aug 2022

Afghanistan
Pakistan or Taliban: Who aided US in killing Ayman al-Zawahiri?

A key figure behind the 9/11 attacks, al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed by a special R9X Hellfire missile in Kabul on Sunday, the US announced.

Taliban infighting: Deputy PM, top minister involved in 'major row'

15 Sep 2021

Afghanistan
Taliban infighting: Deputy PM, top minister involved in 'major row'

Days after the formation of the new Taliban government in Afghanistan, infighting has reportedly broken out within the extremist group, the BBC reported.

India should not do business with the Taliban government: Yashwant

08 Sep 2021

India
India should not do business with the Taliban government: Yashwant

As the Taliban announced a caretaker Cabinet, former external affairs minister Yashwant Sinha on Tuesday said India cannot and should not do business with the government formed in Afghanistan.

Who is Sirajuddin Haqqani, Afghanistan Minister and FBI's 'most wanted'?

08 Sep 2021

Afghanistan
Who is Sirajuddin Haqqani, Afghanistan Minister and FBI's 'most wanted'?

Sirajuddin Haqqani, who has long featured on various terror lists and carries up to a $10 million bounty on his head, is the new Interior Minister of the interim Taliban government in Afghanistan.

Who is Mullah Hassan Akhund, likely new Afghanistan PM?

07 Sep 2021

Afghanistan
Who is Mullah Hassan Akhund, likely new Afghanistan PM?

The Taliban may have finally zeroed in on the head of their upcoming government in Afghanistan, more than three weeks after taking over the country.

Taliban says Panjshir resistance chief commander Saleh Mohammed killed

06 Sep 2021

Afghanistan
Taliban says Panjshir resistance chief commander Saleh Mohammed killed

Saleh Mohammed, the chief commander of the forces leading the anti-Taliban resistance from Panjshir, has been killed during clashes between the two groups.

We've right to speak for Muslims anywhere, including Kashmir: Taliban

03 Sep 2021

India
We've right to speak for Muslims anywhere, including Kashmir: Taliban

Amid concerns in India that Afghan soil under the Taliban regime can be used for terrorist activities against it, the insurgent group has said it has the right to speak out in favor of Muslims anywhere, including in Kashmir, though it does not have a policy of conducting "armed operations" against any country.

Taliban 'won't interfere in Kashmir'; seeks 'good ties' with India

01 Sep 2021

India
Taliban 'won't interfere in Kashmir'; seeks 'good ties' with India

The Taliban's Haqqani Network leader Anas Haqqani on Wednesday ensured that the Haqqanis have no intention to interfere in Kashmir.

These top Taliban leaders are now running Afghanistan

19 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
These top Taliban leaders are now running Afghanistan

The Taliban shocked the world by sweeping across Afghanistan in a matter of days, bringing an end to the 20-year-long war and gaining power once again.

Ex-Afghan President Karzai meets Taliban leader; talks to form government

18 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
Ex-Afghan President Karzai meets Taliban leader; talks to form government

Taliban's Haqqani Network leader Anas Haqqani has reportedly met former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai for talks in a bid to form a government in the country.

Detention of 10 Chinese spies in Afghanistan leaves Beijing red-faced

25 Dec 2020

Afghanistan
Detention of 10 Chinese spies in Afghanistan leaves Beijing red-faced

In a development that has left Beijing embarrassed, a 10-member module that operated a terror cell has been busted in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, officials in the know told HT.

US demolishes Pakistan's claim that Masood Azhar is "missing"

25 Jun 2020

Pakistan News
US demolishes Pakistan's claim that Masood Azhar is "missing"

Pakistan hasn't expressed the will to act against terrorists functioning from its soil and has continued to provide a safe haven to regionally focused terrorist groups, the US State Department said in a report released on Wednesday.

After India's Balakot strike, Pakistani terrorists being trained in Afghanistan

07 Jul 2019

India
After India's Balakot strike, Pakistani terrorists being trained in Afghanistan

Pakistan-based terror organizations, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), have reportedly shifted their cadres to Afghanistan following the Indian Air Force's airstrikes on terror camps in Pakistan's Balakot.

Act against terrorism or face consequences: FATF warns Pakistan

22 Jun 2019

India
Act against terrorism or face consequences: FATF warns Pakistan

It seems the global terror financing watchdog, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), has had enough of Pakistan's incompetence.

Address problem of militant safe havens: White House to Pakistan
Address problem of militant safe havens: White House to Pakistan

The US has made it clear to Pakistani leaders that it expects them to constructively address the problem of militant safe havens in the country, the White House said after President Donald Trump and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan faced off over the issue that has impacted bilateral ties.

Pakistan militant outfits LeT, JeM continue to pose threat: US

21 Sep 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan militant outfits LeT, JeM continue to pose threat: US

The US has said the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant groups continue to pose a regional threat and that Pakistan didn't adequately address America's concerns on terrorism in 2017.

Afghan Taliban announces the death of Haqqani network leader

04 Sep 2018

Afghanistan
Afghan Taliban announces the death of Haqqani network leader

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

US vice president urges Pakistan to 'do more' against Taliban

18 Mar 2018

Pakistan News
US vice president urges Pakistan to 'do more' against Taliban

US Vice President Mike Pence in a strong message to Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqani Abbasi told that his country "must do more" against Taliban and other terror groups, said the White House.

Trump's new budget proposes $336mn-aid for Pakistan, but with conditions

13 Feb 2018

Pakistan News
Trump's new budget proposes $336mn-aid for Pakistan, but with conditions

US President Donald Trump is walking the talk about his warnings to Pakistan.

Pakistan: Top Haqqani commander, two others killed in drone strike

24 Jan 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan: Top Haqqani commander, two others killed in drone strike

A top commander of the Haqqani network was killed along with two others in a US drone strike in Pakistan's Kurram agency bordering Afghanistan, reports said.

After Trump withdraws military aid, Pakistan stops intelligence co-operation

11 Jan 2018

Pakistan News
After Trump withdraws military aid, Pakistan stops intelligence co-operation

What is deteriorating the relations of US and Pakistan? Are they suffering from the tit-for-tat syndrome?

US, India accuse Pakistan of giving safe havens to terrorists

22 Dec 2017

India
US, India accuse Pakistan of giving safe havens to terrorists

India has told the UN Security Council (UNSC) that support for terror groups, including the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) "from outside Afghanistan" must stop.

Pakistan accuses US of favoring India, warns of nuclear war

20 Dec 2017

India
Pakistan accuses US of favoring India, warns of nuclear war

Pakistan's National Security Advisor Nasser Khan Janjua has accused America of siding with India on the Kashmir issue and on Afghanistan's security.

Jim Mattis' Pakistan visit: What do US, Islamabad want?

04 Dec 2017

Pakistan News
Jim Mattis' Pakistan visit: What do US, Islamabad want?

US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is set to arrive soon in Pakistan as part of a four-nation tour which will also cover Egypt, Jordan, and Kuwait.

Saeed to work for "Kashmir's independence" after house arrest release

23 Nov 2017

Pakistan News
Saeed to work for "Kashmir's independence" after house arrest release

Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) founder Hafiz Saeed has pledged to work for "Kashmir's independence" in a tweet posted hours after the Lahore High Court ordered his release from house arrest.

China urges US to recognize Pakistan's role in fighting terrorism

09 Oct 2017

India
China urges US to recognize Pakistan's role in fighting terrorism

India and the US have been turning up the pressure on Pakistan to force it to act against homegrown terror.

India-EU summit: Both sides commit to jointly fight terrorism

07 Oct 2017

India
India-EU summit: Both sides commit to jointly fight terrorism

India and the EU adopted a Joint Statement on Cooperation in Combating Terrorism on Friday during the 14th India-EU summit in New Delhi.

US blocks $350 million to Pakistan for not curbing terrorism

22 Jul 2017

Pakistan News
US blocks $350 million to Pakistan for not curbing terrorism

Looks like Trump was serious when he said he wouldn't turn a blind eye towards Pakistan harboring terror.

US House passes Defense bill, boosts cooperation with India

15 Jul 2017

India
US House passes Defense bill, boosts cooperation with India

The US House of Representatives has passed a $696 billion bill which sets military policy and sanctions spending for the Department of Defense (DoD).

India's raises questions of terror sponsorship in the UN

22 Jun 2017

India
India's raises questions of terror sponsorship in the UN

India has called on the UN to find out from where the "anti-government elements" in Afghanistan were procuring weapons, training and funds.

Pakistan's ISI plotting major terror attack in India: Intelligence reports

09 Jun 2017

India
Pakistan's ISI plotting major terror attack in India: Intelligence reports

Pakistani spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is planning a major terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir and Punjab, according to an Intelligence Bureau (IB) input.

Kabul bombing- Pakistani hand suspected in early investigation

02 Jun 2017

Kabul
Kabul bombing- Pakistani hand suspected in early investigation

Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security has said that prima facie, the Haqqani network carried out the bombing near the Indian Embassy with the assistance of Pakistan's ISI.

Kabul blast- At least 19 dead, 319 wounded, confirms ministry

31 May 2017

Kabul
Kabul blast- At least 19 dead, 319 wounded, confirms ministry

Afghan media quoted the Afghanistan Ministry of Health confirming that a bomb blast near the Indian Embassy in Kabul killed 19, while 319 were wounded.

Pakistan's ISI supporting terror outfits: World Muhajir Congress

29 Apr 2017

India
Pakistan's ISI supporting terror outfits: World Muhajir Congress

World Muhajir Congress, a newly formed refugee organization, informed US lawmakers during a Congressional hearing on Afghanistan that ISI is supporting Jihadi elements in Pakistan.