Pakistan says it captured Islamic State female bomber before planned Easter attack

Pakistan says it captured Islamic State bomber before planned Easter attack

Pakistan’s military identified the Islamic State bomber as Noreen Leghari, a medical student who grew up in Hyderabad Islamabad (Reuters) : Pakistan’s military captured a would-be Islamic State female suicide bomber in Lahore before she could carry out an attack on the Christian community during Easter celebrations, the army’s chief spokesman said on Monday. The military identified the woman as

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Islamic State recruiting from Afghanistan – Pakistan border : United Nations

Islamic State recruiting from Af-Pak border: United Nations

It noted that that IS had around 2,000 to 3,500 fighters in Afghanistan but that no had not fallen significantly despite heavy losses. United Nations : The ISIS continues to recruit from the restive Afghanistan – Pakistan border region even as the terror outfit is struggling financially in Afghanistan and has resorted to extortion, according to a UN report. The

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Islamic State Group Flourishes and Recruits in Pakistan

Islamic State Group Flourishes and Recruits in Pakistan

Islamabad : The Islamic State group is increasing its presence in Pakistan, recruiting Uzbek militants, attracting disgruntled Taliban fighters and partnering with one of Pakistan’s most violent sectarian groups, according to police officers, Taliban officials and analysts. Its latest atrocity was an attack Saturday on a Sufi shrine in southwestern Pakistan that killed at least 50 people and wounded 100

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ISIS claims responsibility for Pakistan shrine bomb blast that killed 10, wounded 60

An injured boy victim of bomb blast at a Sufi shrine, is treated at a local hospital in Hub town near Karachi, Pakistan, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016. Pakistani police say a bomb blast at a Sufi shrine has killed several people and wounded many others in the country's southwest. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)

The blast comes ahead of the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharaif’s pre-planned trip to the province, where he will see off the first Chinese shipping consignment to Africa from Gwadar port. Quetta : A powerful bomb blast at a Sufi shrine killed at least 10 and wounded 60 others Saturday in southwestern Baluchistan province, officials said. The Islamic State group claimed

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NIA may question Pakistani Islamic State man held in Europe on 26/11 links

Pakistani national Mohammad Ghani Usman

New Delhi : Pakistani national Mohammad Ghani Usman, a veteran bombmaker of Lashkar-e-Taiba, who was arrested in Austria earlier this year and charged by France for November 2015 Paris attacks, may soon face Indian investigators. Top officials said NIA wants to interrogate 35-year-old Usman, who later joined Islamic State, to find out if the “expert bomb-maker” of the LeT played

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ISIS Threat In Pakistan: Islamic State Violence Continues With Death Of Intelligence Officer

ISIS Threat In Pakistan: Islamic State Violence Continues With Death Of Intelligence Officer

Lahore : Islamic State supporters fatally shot an intelligence officer in Pakistan Monday in the latest act of violence from militants with the group also known as ISIS in the country battling multiple terrorist threats. The suspects used an a 9mm pistol as they were traveling on a motorcycle. Akbar Ali, an intelligence sub-inspector, was waiting at a local bus

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Afghans evicted from Pakistan could be recruited by Islamic State, aid agencies warn

Afghans evicted from Pakistan could be recruited by Islamic State

Kabul : Aid agencies in Afghanistan are worried that huge numbers of refugees sent back from Pakistan could be recruited by insurgents. The aid-dependent country’s leaders secured around $20 billion from Western countries until 2020 at the conference, with the European Union pledging $1.75 billion per year. However that aid followed Afghanistan agreeing to take back its citizens refused refugee

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