Pak, ISIS flags waved during protest over Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s detention in Srinagar


New Delhi : Pakistan and ISIS flags were waved in Srinagar on Saturday during the protest over hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s detention. Geelani and several other separatist leaders have been put under house arrest in the city. According to reports, Geelani was not allowed to offer prayers in a mosque on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr as he remained

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Three suspected Islamic State terrorists arrested in Pakistan


Lahore : Pakistani law enforcement agencies claimed to have arrested three suspected terrorists of the dreaded Islamic State (IS) militant group in Lahore. Police sources said two of the arrested suspects – Asmatullah and Abdur Rehman – belong to Afghanistan while the third one Muhammad Ibrahim is from Punjab province. They said intelligence agencies intercepted a telephone call of the

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ISIS spread to Pak-Afghan region alerts India


New Delhi: The Indian intelligence agencies seem to be alert following reports suggesting that the Islamic State (Isis) has been spreading its territory to the Afghanistan-Pakistan (Khurasan) region as it poses great security threat to India, Hindi media reported today. The presence of Islamic State caliphate in Afghanistan’s Farah and Nangarhar provinces is reported to be growing recently. And, as

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Growing Islamic State Influence in Pakistan Fuels Sectarian Violence


The aftermath of the Shikapur Imambargah blast in January (Source: Express Tribune). A seemingly organized sectarian violence against Pakistan’s beleaguered minority Shi’a community has plumbed new depths in recent months with a series of bombings of Shi’a worshipping places and targeted killings that have left over 170 people dead so far in 2015. Previously the anti-Shi’a armed campaign was spearheaded

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