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On Pakistan’s 70th Anniversary, TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Calls Pakistanis to Pursue True Independence and Join Group

On the occasion of Pakistan’s 70th anniversary, the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar argued that the country had not truly realized its independence and urged Muslims to join it and pursue Shariah-based governance.

In an English statement posted on Telegram on August 14, 2017, the group explained that the “true meaning” of the country’s foundation is monotheism, but its leaders diverted from that, being preoccupied with corruption. It stated: “Score of politicians played with emotions of innocent people in the name of liberty and freedom. So-called religious leaders bet on the Sharia in the country. At the end of painstaking seventy years of journey, it has been realized that the paths they are following and stressing to lead us upon would never end in true destination.” To correct the path, declared that the people must embrace martyrdom and fighting “in the cause of Allah”.

Monday, 14 August 2017
TTP Publishes First Issue of English Jihadi Magazine for Women

Coming amidst its recent propaganda aimed at women, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) published the first issue of an English jihadi magazine for female Muslims, featuring an interview with the wife of the group’s leader, Fazlullah Khorasani, and a piece written from the perspective of a 6-year-old boy.

Tuesday, 01 August 2017
TTP Urges Women to Take to Battlefield in First Part of New Series on “Sisters” in Jihad

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) urged women to physically participate in fighting in the first part of a new series on “sisters” in jihad.

Wednesday, 28 June 2017
IS Media Affiliate Releases Video of Children and Adults Executing Alleged Taliban Spies, Afghan Soldiers

The Islamic State (IS)-affiliated Furat Media released a video of children and adult fighters in the group’s Khorasan Province executing spies for the Afghan and Pakistani Taliban movements and Afghan soldiers.

Monday, 26 June 2017
TTP Claims Two Attacks on Pakistan Army in Revenge for Commander Killed in Drone Strike

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed two attacks on Pakistan soldiers in North Waziristan in revenge for a commander and a fighter killed in a drone strike two days prior.

Friday, 26 May 2017
TTP JUA Releases Monthly Military Operations Report Claiming 24 Attacks in April 2017

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar published a monthly report of its claimed military operations for the month of April 2017, claiming 24 attacks on Pakistan Forces, and asserting it “is successfully accomplishing the goals” of its “Operation Ghazi.”

Tuesday, 02 May 2017
TTP Claims Attack by 120 Fighters on Pakistan Army Camp in Shawal in Revenge for U.S. Drone Strike

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed an attack by 120 fighters on a Pakistan Army camp in North Waziristan, in revenge for a U.S. drone strike on a position held by a TTP commander, Akhtar Muhammad Khaleel.

Tuesday, 02 May 2017
TTP and its Offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar Each Reject Claims by Former Spokesman of Links to Afghan and Indian Intelligence

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and its offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar each rejected claims by their former spokesman, Ehsanullah Ehsan, that they have links to the Afghan and Indian intelligence agencies, NDS and RAW.

Thursday, 27 April 2017
IS’ Khorasan Province and TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Each Claim Bombings in Kurram Tribal Agency

Both the Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province and the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar claimed credit for a bombing Shi’ites in Kurram Tribal Agency in northwestern Pakistan.

Tuesday, 25 April 2017
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Claims Ehsansullah Ehsan was Arrested by ISI, Did Not Surrender to Security Forces

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar claimed that the head of its Central Media Commission, Ehsanullah Ehsan, did not surrender to Pakistani security forces, but was arrested through “ISI agents” and turned over to the army.

Thursday, 20 April 2017
TTP Claims Poisoning Pakistani Security Personnel in Bajaur

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed that its fighters poisoned the water supply of Pakistani security personnel in three posts in the Charmang subdistrict of Bajaur Agency, killing dozens and harming others.

Wednesday, 19 April 2017
TTP Calls on Muslims to “Drive Out” “Un-Islamic” Government, Specifying UN, and Endorsing Suicide Operations

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) released a statement calling on Muslims to drive out the “un-Islamic” system of government, legitimizing suicide operations in order to do so, and labeling the United Nations as the leader in “an evil grand war on the Islamic world.”

Monday, 17 April 2017
TTP Leader Calls on Fighters to Kill Blasphemers of Prophet Muhammad

Tehrik-e-Talibban Pakistan (TTP) released a video from its leader, Fazlullah Khorasani, declaring that the group has nearly uprooted all “cracks” within its structure by the Pakistani intelligence, and calling on fighters to kill blasphemers of the Prophet Muhammad.

Wednesday, 12 April 2017
TTP Claims Destroying Sunrise School in Qamber Khel Due to its “Spreading Obscenity”

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed credit for destroying the Sunrise School in Qamber Khel in Pakistan’s Khyber Agency due to its being used as a “base of obscenity”.

Sunday, 09 April 2017
TTP Claims Suicide Bombing on Pakistani Soldiers in Lahore

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed credit for the suicide bombing that struck Pakistani soldiers escorting census workers in Lahore.

Wednesday, 05 April 2017
TTP Mourns Death of Fighters and Commander Killed in U.S. Drone Strikes

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) mourned the death of fighters and a commander killed in recent U.S. drone strikes, including one who was the mastermind of the October 2009 attack on the Pakistan GHQ in Rawalpindi.

Wednesday, 22 March 2017
TTP Claims Credit for Killing Army Captain in Swabi

Khyber-Paktunkhwa province on March 7, 2017, in which the group killed a Pakistan Army captain and a soldier.

Thursday, 09 March 2017
TTP Gives Eulogy for Explosives Expert Involved in Failed May 2010 Times Square Attack

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) gave a eulogy for Aamir Ali Chaudhry (AKA Huzaifa, Arsalan), an explosives expert who both the U.S. and UN sanctioned in 2012 for his role in the group and his association with al-Qaeda (AQ).

Tuesday, 07 March 2017
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Claims Two-Man Suicide Raid on Charsadda Court

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar claimed credit for the suicide raid at a court in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Charsadda district.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017
TTP Identifies its Leader’s Son as Suicide Bomber in Bannu Operation

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) identified a son of its leader, Fazlullah Khorasani, as one of the two suicide bombers involved in the February 7, 2017, attack at Police Station Mardan in Bannu.

Monday, 20 February 2017
TTP Claims Suicide Bombing on Judges in Peshawar, Attack on Samaa TV Van in Karachi

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed credit for a suicide bombing on a van carrying judges in Peshawar, and an attack on a Samaa TV van in Karachi, as well as executing a spy, the video of which it said is forthcoming.

Thursday, 16 February 2017
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Claims Double Suicide Bombing on Political Office in Mohmand, Dismisses Criticism of Lahore Attack

Within its newly-declared military campaign, “Operation Ghazi,” the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar claimed a double suicide bombing on a political office in Mohmand Agency and vowed to “crush the apostates”.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Outlines Targets for New Military Campaign in Video, Claims Lahore Suicide Bombing

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar outlined targets for its new military campaign dubbed “Operation Ghazi” in a video release, and in two subsequent communiques, claimed credit for a suicide bombing in Lahore and raid on Pakistan Army posts in Mohmand.

Monday, 13 February 2017
TTP Claims Suicide Bombing at Bannu Police Station as First Op Following Merger of Mehsud Division

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed credit for the suicide bombing at Police Station Mandan in Bannu, and declared the operation to be the first after its recent merger with fighters from the Mehsud division.

Tuesday, 07 February 2017
TTP Announces Return of Mehsud Division to its Ranks After Defection

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) announced that the Mehsud division, under the command of Khalid Mehsud, has returned to its ranks, after it had defected from the group due to the actions and politics of “rogue elements” within.

Friday, 03 February 2017
TTP Video Shows “Special Task Force” Training at Mehdi Alaih Rezwan Camp

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) released a video showing the training of fighters in its “Special Task Force” at the Mehdi Alaih Rizwan Camp.

Friday, 20 January 2017
TTP Publishes Report on Operations in 2016, Claims 260 Killed

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) published a report on its operations in 2016, listing the date, location, target, numbers killed and injured, and the brigade responsible.

Wednesday, 11 January 2017
TTP Publishes Letter from Female Jihadist Sympathizing with Plight of Syrian Women

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) published a letter from a female jihadist sympathizing with the plight of women in Syria and assured that fighters are coming to help them.

Tuesday, 27 December 2016
TTP “School Students” Reenact Rendition of Aafia Siddique to U.S., Pakistan Army Actions in Video

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) released a video of little boys and girls it called its “school students” reenacting events such as the rendition of Dr. Aafia Siddique to the United States and the Pakistan Army’s raid on the Red Mosque and Jamia Hafsa.

Sunday, 25 December 2016
TTP Distributes Video Tutorial on Installing, Using Threema on Mobile Devices

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) distributed a video tutorial on installing and using the secure mobile messaging application Threema.

Monday, 19 December 2016
TTP Spokesman Addresses Aleppo Crisis, Urges Muslims Embrace Jihad

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesman Muhammad Khurasani addressed the crisis in the Syrian city of Aleppo, attributing blame partly on Muslims for having abandoned religious principles and jihad and accepted "infidel and enslaved system of law".

Thursday, 15 December 2016
TTP Publishes Essay Charging Pakistani ISI with Infiltrating Kashmiri Jihadi Organizations

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) published a four-part essay charging the Pakistani Inter-Services Intelligence agency with infiltrating Kashmir-focused jihadi organizations, and urging fighters to turn to the “original fronts,” Afghanistan and Waziristan.

Friday, 09 December 2016
TTP Claims 119 Killed in 6 Month Period in First Issue of Magazine

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) published the first issue of its magazine, and in it, featured statistics of enemies killed in operations between June and November, 2016, giving a total of 119.

Friday, 25 November 2016
TTP Claims Attack with 40 Fighters on Military Camp in Kurram, Publishes Photos of War Spoils

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed an attack with 40 fighters on a Pakistani military camp in Kurram Agency, and published photos of the weapons and gear it captured as war spoils.

Thursday, 03 November 2016
IS and TTP Give Competing Claims of Responsibility for Intel Officer Assassination

The Islamic State (IS) and Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) issued competing claims of responsibility for the killing of a Pakistani intelligence officer in Peshawar.

Monday, 24 October 2016
Jihadi Supporter Releases Telegram Tutorial Video for “The Brave Mujahideen”

A jihadist supporter released a video tutorial for installing and using the Telegram encrypted messaging app, purposed to keep “the brave mujahideen” safe online.

The two minute, eight second video was uploaded to a file archiving platform on October 14, 2016 by an account under the name, “Uthman Videos.”

The video opened by stating it was “produced so that the brave mujahideen stay safe online and keep fighting in the name of Allah.” It then provided basic advice in downloading and navigating the app on a mobile device.

The video ended by stating that it was “Produced by Uthman in association with Umar Media,” appearing to refer to Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan’s (TTP) official media group, which the video promoted at 1:50:

The video was promoted on the same day by what appeared to be a corresponding Twitter account under the name, “Uthman,” which identifies as belonging to a “Video Editor and Peace Activist based in the UK.” In posting a link to the video, Uthman stated:

Here is a video on how to use Telegram. I hope some will find it useful, in sha Allah [God willing]. You can share if you want.

Friday, 14 October 2016
TTP Member Claims Government Negotiations a Ruse to Justify North Waziristan Military Campaign

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) published an essay from a member claiming that the Pakistani government used negotiations as a ruse to justify Operation Zarb-e-Azb, the Pakistani military campaign against jihadi groups in North Waziristan.

Friday, 23 September 2016
TTP Video Shows RPG Training of “Taliban Special Group” (TSG) in Swabi

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) released a video of fighters in its “Taliban Special Group” (TSG) participating in rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) training in Swabi.

Thursday, 22 September 2016
TTP Announces Killing of North Waziristan Military Commander in Drone Strike

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) announced that its North Waziristan military commander Ruwayd Ali Sheikh and ten fighters were killed in a drone strike.

Monday, 05 September 2016
TTP Video Claims 137 Military Operations in 2015, Killing 639

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) released a video of its military operations in 2015, claiming a total of 137 with 639 victims among suicide attacks, ambushes, IED blasts, and others.

Friday, 19 August 2016
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Top Official Criticizes Terrorist Designation by U.S., Denies Affiliation to al-Qaeda or IS

Omar Khalid Khorasani, a top official in the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar, criticized the terrorist designation of his group by the U.S. State Department, and denied any affiliation to al-Qaeda or the Islamic State (IS).

Thursday, 18 August 2016
TTP Gives Jihadi Biography of Ilyas Kashmiri to Explain Priority to Fight in Pakistan Before Kashmir

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) published a jihadi biography in English of slain 313 Brigade founder and al-Qaeda commander Ilyas Kashmiri to explain why fighters give priority to jihad in Pakistan over jihad in Kashmir.

Wednesday, 10 August 2016
IS' 'Amaq Reports IS Responsibility for Quetta Suicide Bombing

While the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar had claimed credit for the August 8, 2016, suicide bombing in Quetta, Pakistan, 'Amaq News Agency of the Islamic State (IS) reported that it is an IS attack.

Monday, 08 August 2016
GIMF Subcontinent Reports TTP Shooting Down Pakistani Helicopter, Capturing Passengers

Through its newly-created “Subcontinent” division, the Global Islamic Media Front (GIMF) reported that Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) shot down a Pakistani helicopter near the border with Afghanistan and captured its passengers.

Saturday, 06 August 2016
TTP Condemns Suicide Bombing Outside Prophet's Mosque in Medina

Joining several other jihadi groups in condemning the suicide bombing outside the Prophet's Mosque in Medina, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) disavowed the act and said such an operation is not part of its policy and doctrine.

Thursday, 07 July 2016
TTP Leader Asks Muslims to Remember Prisoners on Eid al-Fitr, Specifically Aafia Siddique

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Fazlullah al-Khorasani asked Muslims to remember prisoners on Eid al-Fitr and specifically Aafia Siddique, and claimed that despite enemy propaganda to the contrary, his fighters are "well organized".

Wednesday, 06 July 2016
Ansar ul-Yateem Videos Show Fighters Donating Food to Orphans, Widows in Khorasan

Ansar ul-Yateem, a charity organization started by slain Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander Adnan Rasheed in 2011, released three episodes of a video series showing fighters in Khorasan (Afghanistan-Pakistan region) aiding to those orphaned and widowed by airstrikes.

Tuesday, 17 May 2016
TTP Announces Joining of North Waziristan-based "Majlis Shura"

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) announced that the North Waziristan-based "Majlis Shura" has joined its group.

Monday, 16 May 2016
TTP's Umar Media Distributes Video of Fighters in Syrian Division

Umar Media of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) distributed a previously-released video of fighters in its division in Syria.

Tuesday, 10 May 2016
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Releases Video on Shakeel Ahmed Haqqani Training Camp

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar released a video on a training camp named in honor of Shakeel Ahmed Haqqani (AKA Qari Shakeel), a top commander who was killed in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province in March 2015.

Tuesday, 03 May 2016
TTP Publishes English Essay from Woman Vilifying Pakistani Army in Swat

Umar Media, the media wing of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), published an English essay from a woman vilifying the Pakistani army and its alleged brutality against suspected fighters and their families in Swat Valley.

Monday, 18 April 2016
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Claims Lahore Suicide Bombing

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar claimed credit for the deadly Easter day suicide bombing in Lahore, and declared it to be the start of a new campaign dubbed "Sound of Thunder".

Monday, 28 March 2016
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Video Shows IED Attacks on Pakistani Forces in Mohmand Agency

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar released a video on its operations involving explosives in Mohmand Agency of Pakistan’s FATA region, demonstrating how it competes with the advanced military technology of its enemy.

Friday, 22 January 2016
TTP Condemns Attack at University in Pakistan as “Un-Islamic”

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) condemned the January 20, 2016 attack at Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, Pakistan as “un-Islamic.”

Wednesday, 20 January 2016
TTP Claims Suicide Attack on Militia Checkpoint in Peshawar

The Tehrik-e-Taliban (TTP) claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a militia checkpoint in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Tuesday, 19 January 2016
TTP Claims 136 Operations in 2015, Killing Nearly 687

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) published an infographic for its operations in 2015, claiming a total of 136 among ambushes, suicide attacks, rocket strikes, targeting killings, and other types.

Monday, 28 December 2015
Spokesman for TTP Offshoot Applauds Paris Attack Ringleader

After suggesting that the Paris attacks were justified as revenge for Muslims, and expressing joy, Ehsanullah Ehsanullah, the official spokesman for the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar, applauded the reported ringleader, Abdelhamid Abaaoud (AKA Abu Omar al-Baljiki).

Thursday, 19 November 2015
Non-IS Jihadist Scholars, Officials, and Fighters Praise IS’ Paris Attacks

Non-Islamic State (IS) jihadist scholars, fighters, and supporters on social media expressed unanimous approval of the Islamic State (IS)-claimed terrorist attacks in Paris on November 13, 2015, which were reported to kill over 150 individuals.

Saturday, 14 November 2015
TTP Hangs Pakistani ISI Officer in North Waziristan in Video

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) released a video of interviewing and then hanging a man it identified as an official in the Pakistani Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) in North Waziristan.

Thursday, 15 October 2015
TTP Claims Suicide Raid at PAF Base Badaber, Killing at Least 250

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed credit for the suicide raid at Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Base Badaber in Peshawar, and cited one of the participating fighters in the base as reporting the death of at least 250 enemy forces.

Friday, 18 September 2015
TTP Military Official Denies Pakistani Government Claims of Uprooting Fighters in Tribal Region, Seizing Control

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) released a video featuring the suicide bomber responsible for the attack at a political administration building in Jamrud, as well as Khalifa Umar Mansoor, a group military official, who denied Pakistani government claims of uprooting fighters in the tribal areas.

Thursday, 17 September 2015
TTP Leader Fazlullah Promotes Group’s Unity in Eid al-Fitr Message

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Fazlullah al-Khorasani promoted his group’s unity and organization in a message for the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, and threatened attacks against Pakistani soldiers and political groups.

Monday, 20 July 2015
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Spokesman Vows Revenge for Killing of Spokesman for IS’ Khorasan Province

Ehsanullah Ehsan, the spokesman for Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar, vowed revenge for the killing of the spokesman for Khorasan Province of the Islamic State (IS) in a U.S. drone strike.

Monday, 13 July 2015
TTP Rejects “Caliphate” of Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as “Caliph”

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) published an essay rejecting the alleged “Caliphate” established by the Islamic State (IS) and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as its “Caliph”.

Thursday, 28 May 2015
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Spokesman Promotes His LinkedIn Profile on Twitter

Ehsanullah Ehsan, the official spokesman for the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar, promoted his LinkedIn profile on his Twitter account.

Tuesday, 26 May 2015
TTP Video Shows Fighters Holding “Sam-7 B” Allegedly Used in Hitting Helicopter in Gilgit

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) released a video of fighters holding the “SAM-7 B” allegedly used in hitting the Pakistan Army helicopter in Gilgit.

Saturday, 09 May 2015
TTP Claims Shooting Down Helicopter, Killing Two Foreign Diplomats

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed that its “Special Task Force” shot down a helicopter with a shoulder-fired missile, killing two foreign diplomats.

Friday, 08 May 2015
TTP Announces Successful Launch of Missile Developed by its Engineering Department

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) announced the successful launch of a missile developed by its engineering department, and released a video of the process.

Tuesday, 21 April 2015
TTP Releases Full Video on the Mujahideen Special Group (MSG) Training Course

Nearly five months after previewing a production on its “Mujahideen Special Group” (MSG) training course at the Mehdi Alaih Rizwan Camp, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) released the full video.

Friday, 17 April 2015
TTP Denies Reports of Leader’s Death, Claims Killing 30 Pakistani Soldiers

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) denied reports that its leader, Fazlullah Khorasani, is dead, and claimed the killing and “slaughtering” of 30 Pakistani soldiers in Khyber Agency.

Wednesday, 25 March 2015
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Justifies Attack on Lahore Churches

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar justified its suicide bombings at two churches in Lahore on March 15, 2015, claiming that Pakistan is a land of war and Christians are not afforded protection since they do not pay a head tax.

Monday, 23 March 2015
TTP Announces Death of Official and Two Fighters in U.S. Drone Strike

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) announced that a group commander, Khawray Mehsud, and two fighters, Tariq and Salih Muhammad Dawar, were killed in a U.S. drone strike in the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region.

Friday, 20 March 2015
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Claims Killing Lawyer Samiullah Afridi

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar claimed credit for the shooting death in Peshawar of Samiullah Afridi, the lawyer who defended Dr. Shakel Afridi in the case of his running a fake vaccination campaign allegedly to lead U.S. intelligence to Usama bin Laden.

Tuesday, 17 March 2015
Radical Preacher Anjem Choudary Mourns Slain TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Member

UK-based radical preacher Anjem Choudary issued an obituary for Dr. Tariq Ali, a former doctor in the Pakistan Army and member of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Jamat-ul-Ahrar who was reportedly killed in Afghanistan.

Friday, 13 March 2015
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Condemns Lebanon’s Treatment of Omar Bakri Muhammad

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar condemned the Lebanon government for its alleged maltreatment in prison of radical cleric Omar Bakri Muhammad, and urged it release him immediately.

Monday, 09 March 2015
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Spokesman Denies Group Pledged to IS

Ehsanullah Ehsan, the official spokesman for the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar, denied rumors that the group pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (IS).

Tuesday, 24 February 2015
TTP Military Official Khalifa Umar Mansoor Threatens Revenge for Execution of Jailed Militant

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) released a video speech from Khalifa Umar Mansoor, the group’s military commander for Darra Adam Kheil and Peshawar, announcing his deployment of three suicide attackers to avenge the killing of a jailed militant by the Pakistani government.

Monday, 16 February 2015
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Spokesman Remarks on Killing of Muslim Students in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Ehsanullah Ehsan, the spokesman for the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar, commented that the shooting death of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, clarifies the "terrorism" of America.

Friday, 13 February 2015
AQIS Clarifies Mission of Fighters in Light of TTP Attack on Peshawar School

Usama Mahmoud, the official spokesman for al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), clarified the mission of fighters in light of the December 16, 2014, attack by Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) at the Army Public School in Peshawar, and cautioned jihadi groups and fighters about how they present themselves to the public.

Thursday, 05 February 2015
IS’ Khorasan Province Announces Pledge from Former TTP Leader in Bajaur

Khorasan Province, a division of the Islamic State (IS) comprised of several fighting groups in Afghanistan and Pakistan, announced that the former leader for Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in Bajaur Agency pledged allegiance to IS leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Monday, 02 February 2015
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Releases Video of Fighters Training with Rifles, Explosives

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar released a video of its fighters exercising and training with rifles and explosives.

Monday, 26 January 2015
TTP Leader Fazlullah Justifies Attack on Peshawar School in Video, Threatens More Operations

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Fazlullah spoke in a video on the December 16, 2014, attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan, claiming that the location is a military barracks and not a school, and vowing additional strikes if the Pakistani military campaign continues in the tribal areas.

Wednesday, 21 January 2015
IS Fighter Purports Past Crimes of Himself and TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Member, Makes Implied Call for Attacks

An alleged British Islamic State (IS) fighter boasted alleged crimes of himself and a former Pakistani Army doctor before fleeing the U.K., and also made an implied call for lone wolf attacks there.

Monday, 19 January 2015
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Praises Charlie Hebdo Attack, Criticizes Paris Rally

After its spokesman, Ehsanullah Ehsan, commented on the Charlie Hebdo attack in France, Paris, the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar issued a formal statement praising the incident and criticizing the Paris rally held in its wake.

Friday, 16 January 2015
Taliban Supporter Makes Call for Attack on Military Schools

A Taliban-supporting account on Twitter called for another attack on military schools in wake of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan's (TTP) December 2014 attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Friday, 16 January 2015
TTP Releases Video of Fighters Involved in Peshawar School Attack

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) released a video of the fighters involved in the December 16, 2014, attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Monday, 12 January 2015
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Spokesman Praises Charlie Hebdo Attack

Ehsanullah Ehsan, the spokesman for the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar, praised the attack at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France, and congratulated its organizers.

Thursday, 08 January 2015
AQIS Video Focuses on July 2013 Operation at DI Khan Central Prison

A video attributed to al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) focused on the July 2013 jailbreak at the Central Prison in Dera Ismail Khan, an attack for which Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) had claimed responsibility.

Monday, 05 January 2015
Young Son of TTP Leader Fazlullah Explains in Video Why TTP Fights the Pakistani Government and Army

Mehsud Foundation, a jihadi media group that primarily offers Urdu to Arabic translations, released a video of a child it identified as a son of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Fazlullah explaining why the group fights the Pakistani government and army.

Friday, 02 January 2015
AQIS Condemns Peshawar School Attack, Clarifies Purpose and Legitimate Targets of Jihad

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) condemned the attack mounted by Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) at the army-run school in Peshawar, explaining that it is impermissible to target children, and al-Qaeda seeks to defend innocent Muslims and not kill them.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014
TTP Senior Commander Urges Pakistani Soldiers to Repent, Join its Ranks

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) released a visual speech from its senior commander Adnan Rashid urging members of the Pakistan Armed Forces to repent and join its ranks.

Monday, 22 December 2014
TTP Threatens Revenge for Pakistan Implementing Death Penalty on Two Jailed Militants

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) threatened revenge for Pakistan implementing the death penalty on two jailed militants, Muhammad Aqil (AKA Doctor Usman) and Arshad Mahmood.

Saturday, 20 December 2014
TTP Presents “Facts” on Peshawar School Attack, Claims Pakistan Army Killed Young Children

Continuing to clarify its motives and the circumstances surrounding the attack at the army-run school in Peshawar, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) presented “facts” on the operation, and claimed that it is the Pakistan Army that killed young schoolchildren by indiscriminate gunfire.

Friday, 19 December 2014
TTP Supervisor of Peshawar School Attack Threatens More Acts of Revenge

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) released an audio speech from its official who supervised the attack at the army-run school in Peshawar, justifying the operation as revenge for Pakistani military campaigns that harmed civilians, and threatening additional retaliation.

Thursday, 18 December 2014
TTP Explains Motivations Behind Peshawar School Attack, Threatens More

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for and explained its motivations for attacking an army-run school in Peshawar, citing the killing of children and adult civilians in military campaigns by the Pakistan Army in the tribal areas.

Wednesday, 17 December 2014
TTP Calls Malala Yousafzai the “Precious Weapon” of Western Civilization

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) released a statement on Malala Yousafzai to coincide with her accepting the Nobel Peace Prize, calling her the "precious weapon" of Western civilization, and threatening anyone who challenges their strict interpretation of Islam.

Thursday, 11 December 2014
TTP Encourages Peoples of Gilgit-Baltisan to Reject Government

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) addressed the peoples of Gilgit-Baltistan, pointing out that the recent statement by Pakistani Information Minister Pervez Rashid that their area is not legally part of Pakistan reflects the mentality of the Pakistani elite, and encouraging them to reject the government.

Wednesday, 03 December 2014
TTP Previews Forthcoming Video on the Mujahideen Special Group (MSG) Training Course

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) released a video highlighting its forthcoming production on its "Mujahideen Special Group" (MSG) training course.

Monday, 24 November 2014
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Threatens Chinese Economic Interests in 9th Issue of Magazine

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar threatened Chinese economic interests due to the government's reported persecution of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang province, and its assistance to Pakistan in mounting campaigns against fighters.

Wednesday, 19 November 2014