ISIS gains foothold in Pakistan with the name ISIS-K (Walayat-e-Khurasan ) for South Asia

ISIS-K gains foothold in Pakistan

Washington : Islamic State has gained a substantial foothold in Pakistan as many splintered outfits, youths believing in the ideology of Jihad have integrated into the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria known as Walayat-e-Khurasan (ISIS-K) for South Asia. In April 2017, a female Islamic State recruit named Noreen Laghari was arrested following a law enforcement agency’s raid in Lahore,

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Islamic State Claims Suicide Bombing That Killed at Least 15 in Pakistan

ISIS Claims Suicide Bombing That Killed at Least 15 in Pakistan

Islamabad : A suicide bomber riding a motorcycle rammed into a military truck near a busy bus station in southwestern Pakistan, killing at least 15 people, including eight soldiers, and wounding at least 40 others, military officials said on Sunday. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack on Saturday in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan Province in the

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Islamic State ‘outsources’ terror attacks to Pakistan-based outfits : United Nations

ISIS 'outsources' terror attacks to Pak-based outfits: United Nations

Middle East : The Islamic State terror group enlists “partners of convenience” in Afghanistan and “outsources” terror attacks to Pakistan-based outfits like the Lashkar-i-Jhangvi and Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, according to a UN report. The 20th report of the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team was submitted to the UN Security Council Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee here. It said that in South Asia,

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Pakistan officials fear Islamic State trying to recruit university students

Pakistan officials fear Islamic State trying to recruit university students

The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Sindh Police, Pakistan said that terror outfits like the Islamic State are trying to spread extremism and recruit students of leading universities. Karachi : Pakistan’s counter-terrorism officials fear terror groups like ISIS are trying to recruit varsity students as they held a series of meetings with vice- chancellors of 11 universities in Sindh province to

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Islamic State Gaining Strength in Pakistan?

Is So-called Islamic State Gaining Strength in Pakistan?

Washington : Faced with a series of terror attacks, Pakistan is fighting back against Islamic State-affiliated militants after repeatedly claiming that Islamic State has been unable to establish a foothold in the country, analysts say. “Pakistan no longer denies IS’s presence as it used to,” Michael Kugelman, deputy director and senior associate for South Asia at Wilson Center in Washington,

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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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