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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
IS’ Khorasan Province Claims Killing 17 Pakistani Soldiers, Wounding 35 Others in Quetta Suicide Bombing

The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province claimed killing 17 Pakistani soldiers and wounding 35 others in a suicide bombing near the Pishin Stop in Quetta, the capital of Balochistan, Pakistan.

Saturday, 12 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
Ansar al-Shariah Pakistan Claims Bombing Army Patrol in Rajgal Valley, Derides Operation Khyber IV

Ansar al-Shariah Pakistan (ASP) claimed its first attack in the country’s tribal region since its founding, bombing a Pakistani army patrol in Rajgal Valley, and derided the military campaign “Operation Kyber IV”.

Monday, 24 July 2017
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Claims Killing Pakistani Soldiers in Bajaur with Poisoned Water

The Tehrik-e-Taliban (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar claimed killing a “score” of Pakistani soldiers in Bajaur Agency with poisoned water.

Saturday, 22 July 2017
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Denies Link to IS, Criticizes UN Security Council Designation

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar denied any link to the Islamic State (IS) and being based in its controlled areas.

Tuesday, 18 July 2017
Ansar al-Shariah Pakistan Publishes “General Guidelines for Public,” Claims Rocket Strike on FC Camp in Mastung

Ansar al-Shariah Pakistan (ASP) published a document it titled “General Guidelines for Public,” outlining rules civilians should heed to avoid exposing themselves to harm during fighter attacks on military targets.

Saturday, 08 July 2017
AQIS Video Shows July 2015 Suicide Bombing at Pakistani Military Post in D.I. Khan

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) released a video focusing on a suicide bombing on a Pakistani military center in Daraban tehsil in Dera Ismail Khan.

Sunday, 02 July 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
“Ansar al-Shariah Pakistan” Claims Attacks in Bahadurabad, Karachi, and Mastung in “Elimination of Apostasy” Campaign

“Ansar al-Shariah Pakistan” (ASP), which purports to have defectors from the Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province among its membership, claimed five attacks on Pakistani security forces in Bahadurabad, Karachi, and Mastung in a campaign it dubbed “Elimination of Apostasy”.

Monday, 26 June 2017
AQIS Publishes its “Code of Conduct,” Declares U.S. Citizens and Interests in Pakistan its “Foremost Priority”

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), the AQ branch for Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan, and as it just revealed, Afghanistan and Burma (Myanmar), released its “Code of Conduct,” wherein it declared that Americans and U.S. interests in Pakistan are its “foremost priority”.

Sunday, 25 June 2017
IS' Khorasan Province and TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Each Claim Bombing in Quetta

The Islamic State's (IS Khorasan Province and the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar each claimed credit for a bombing in Quetta on Pakistani police, with the individual groups providing differing details.

Friday, 23 June 2017
Alleged IS Defectors Establish “Ansar al-Shariah Pakistan,” Explain Reasons for Joining and Then Leaving IS

A group calling itself “Ansar al-Shariah Pakistan” (ASP), which purports to have defectors from the Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province among its membership, announced its establishment, and explained the reasons for those fighters joining and then leaving the IS.

Friday, 16 June 2017
‘Amaq Reports IS Fighters Killed Two Chinese Nationals Held in Balochistan

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that group fighters killed two Chinese nationals who were being held in Balochistan province of Pakistan.

Thursday, 08 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 Offshoot Publishes Message Attributed to American Fighter Threatening Pakistani Soldiers

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar published an English message attributed to an American fighter threatening Pakistani soldiers and promoting the success of the group’s “Operation Ghazi”.

Thursday, 25 May 2017
Lashkar E-Jhangvi al-Alami Claims Attacks in Quetta, Tribal Region of Pakistan

Lashkar E-Jhangvi al-Alami, a Sunni militant group based in Pakistan, claimed credit for attacks in the Pakistani city of Quetta and the country’s northwest tribal region.

Sunday, 14 May 2017
IS Claims Killing and Wounding over 70 in Suicide Bombing on Pakistan Senate Deputy Chairman’s Convoy

The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province claimed killing and wounding over 70 in a suicide bombing targeting a convoy of Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, the deputy chairman of the Pakistan Senate, near Quetta.

Friday, 12 May 2017
‘Amaq Reports IS’ Responsibility for Suicide Bombing on Convoy of Pakistan Senate Deputy

Through its ‘Amaq News Agency, the Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the assassination attempt on Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, the deputy chairman of the Pakistan Senate, in a suicide bombing on his convoy.

Friday, 12 May 2017
IS’ ‘Amaq Reports Assassination of Official in Khanpur, Pakistan

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported the assassination of an official in Khanpur, Pakistan.

Wednesday, 03 May 2017
IS’ Khorasan Province Claims Killing 8 American Soldiers in Suicide Bombing Near U.S. Embassy in Kabul

The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province claimed credit for the suicide bombing near the U.S. Embassy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, and reported the killing of eight American soldiers and a number of Afghan troops.

Wednesday, 03 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
IS Claims Killing Afghan, Pakistani Intelligence Officials

The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province claimed killing two “intelligence” officials from the Afghan and Pakistani governments.

Sunday, 05 March 2017
AQIS Releases Video on September 2012 Peshawar Suicide Bombing on U.S. Consulate Vehicle

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) released a video on the September 3, 2012, suicide bombing on a U.S. Consulate vehicle in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar.

Sunday, 26 February 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
IS’ Khorasan Province Claims Killing 100 in Suicide Bombing at Sufi Shrine in Sindh

The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province claimed killing at least 100 “polytheists” and wounding hundreds of others in a suicide bombing at a Sufi shrine in Sindh, Pakistan.

Thursday, 16 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
IS’ Khorasan Province Claims Retaking Control Over Two Areas in Nangarhar, Bombing Explosive Experts in Balochistan

The Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province claimed attacks in both Afghanistan and Pakistan in a single communique, stating that fighters clashed with Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers in Nangarhar, and bombed explosive experts in Balochistan.

Tuesday, 14 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
Alleged IS Resident Details Her Migration from England to Syria

An alleged jihadi migrant, self-implied as living under the Islamic State (IS), has described her and her husband’s journey from England to Syria in an ongoing series of entries on Telegram.

Monday, 16 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
‘Amaq Reports IS Fighters Killing 5 Shi’ites in Shooting in Quetta

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that five Shi’ites were killed in a shooting in the Pakistani city of Quetta.

Friday, 06 January 2017
IS' 'Amaq Reports Suicide Bombing on Police in Pakistan's Punjab Province

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that an IS suicide bomber struck Pakistani police in Rahim Yar Khan district in Pakistan’s Punjab province.

Saturday, 31 December 2016
Afghan Taliban Invites Private Electric Companies to Contact its "Power Distribution" Department, Rejects NY Times Report

The Afghan Taliban invited private electricity companies to contact its "Department for Power Distribution" to facilitate their work, and rejected a report published in The New York Times about a Norwegian diplomat conversing with and meeting Mullah Muhammad Omar.

Wednesday, 28 December 2016
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 Video Focuses on Operations in Balochistan in Revenge for "Brutalities"

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) released a video focusing on its operations in Pakistan's Balochistan province, including the February 2016 suicide bombing on Frontier Corps forces in Quetta, in revenge for "brutalities" against the people.

Tuesday, 20 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
“Khurasani” Fighters in Syria Offer Migration Assistance, Solicit Donations on Telegram Channel

A Telegram channel run by fighters in Syria from the Afghanistan-Pakistan region has offered private migration advice and solicited financial donations.

Monday, 28 November 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 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
IS’ Khorasan Province Claims Killing Policeman, Three Border Guards in Quetta

Khorasan Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing a policeman and three border guards in an attack in the Pakistani city of Quetta.

Sunday, 20 November 2016
IS Claims Suicide Operations Killing, Wounding 130 Shi’ites in Balochistan

Khorasan Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing and wounding 130 Shi’ites in a suicide operation in the Hub region of Balochistan, Pakistan.

Saturday, 12 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
TTP’s Umar Radio Launches English Service

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) launched an English version of its “Umar Radio,” an internet-based daily audio stream.

Sunday, 30 October 2016
IS' Khorasan Province Claims Killing 60 in Three-Man Suicide Raid at Police Training Center in Quetta

Khorasan Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing 60 and wounding nearly 120 Pakistani police in a three-man suicide raid at a training center in Quetta, Pakistan.

Tuesday, 25 October 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
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Spokesman Answers Press Questions Re: Relationship with TTP and IS, Attacks on Schools and Mosques

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar published responses from its spokesman, Ehsanullah Ehsan, to press inquiries regarding its relationship with TTP and the IS, and its attacks on schools and mosques.

Saturday, 15 October 2016
Jihadi Telegram Channel Calls for Lone-Wolf Attacks in the Indian Subcontinent

A jihadi Telegram channel incited for lone-wolf attacks during “sensitive moments” in politics, suggesting the use of improvised explosive devices (IED) in “simple operations.”

Friday, 30 September 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
AQIS Spokesman Urges Kashmiris Establish Jihadi Movement, Incites Muslims in Region to Fight

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) released an audio speech from its spokesman, Usama Mahmoud, urging Kashmiris to establish a jihadi movement and to turn to fighters alone to help them, and incited Muslims in Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan to fight.

Wednesday, 21 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
Jihadi Media Group al-Fursan Gives Biography of Slain Member of al-Qaeda Security Committee, Son of AQ Official

After publishing a biography of one of the slain sons of deceased al-Qaeda official Mustafa Abu al-Yazid, Muhammad Khan, al-Fursan Media Foundation issued a biography for another son, who served as a member of AQ's Security Committee.

Tuesday, 23 August 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
IS Identifies Aaron Driver as the "Soldier" who Attempted Suicide Bombing in Canada in its al-Bayan Radio News Bulletin

In its al-Bayan Radio news bulletin, the Islamic State (IS) identified Aaron Driver as the "soldier" of the IS who attempted a suicide bombing in Ottawa, Canada.

Friday, 12 August 2016
IS Claims Bombing Pakistani Special Forces’ Vehicle in Third Attack in Quetta

Two days after assassinating the president of the Balochistan Bar Association, and carrying out a suicide bombing at the hospital where he was taken, Khorasan Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed a third attack in Quetta, bombing a Pakistani Special Forces’ vehicle.

Friday, 12 August 2016
AQIS Video Shows Training Footage from Qari Imran Camp

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) released a video showing training footage of fighters at the Qari Imran camp in South Waziristan.

Wednesday, 10 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 Boasts Charleroi Machete Attack Came Despite Heightened Security, Claims Assassinating Balochistan Bar Assoc. Pres. in al-Naba

In its al-Naba newspaper, the Islamic State (IS) boasted that the machete attack carried out by an IS "soldier" in Charleroi, Belgium, came despite heightened security in the country, and claimed credit for the assassination of the Balochistan Bar Association president in Quetta in the morning prior to the suicide bombing.

Tuesday, 09 August 2016
AQIS Video Chant Condemns Pakistan Army, Calls Soldiers to Join Fighters

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) released an Urdu video chant condemning the Pakistan Army and calling on its soldiers to join the fighters.

Monday, 08 August 2016
IS' Khorasan Province Claims Killing, Wounding 200 in Quetta Suicide Bombing

Khorasan Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing and wounding nearly 200 "apostates" from the Pakistani police and Justice Ministry in a suicide bombing in Quetta.

Monday, 08 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
IS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for August 2, 2016

The Islamic State (IS) released the August 2, 2016 English edition of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps of operations in Syria, Iraq, and Pakistan.

Tuesday, 02 August 2016
Al-Qaeda Warns U.S., Pakistan Over Detaining Families of Slain Officials

Al-Qaeda issued a warning to the U.S. and Pakistan over Pakistani authorities arresting and detaining the families of three slain officials on alleged orders from American intelligence.

Monday, 18 July 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
IS' Khorasan Province Releases Video of Children Executing Taliban "Spies," Shows Executors of Pakistani Consulate Attack

Khorasan Province of the Islamic State (IS) released a video of attacks on the Afghan Taliban and executing Taliban "spies," two of them by children, and showing the executors of the January 2016 suicide raid on the Pakistani Consulate in Jalalabad.

Sunday, 03 July 2016
Zawahiri Addresses Uyghur Muslims in Ninth Episode of “Islamic Spring”

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri addressed Muslims in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of northwestern China in the ninth episode of his “Islamic Spring” series, promoting their cause and urging them to have patience amidst the “long battle” with the “atheist Chinese occupiers”.

Saturday, 02 July 2016
IS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for June 29, 2016

The Islamic State (IS) released the June 29, 2016 English edition of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps of operations in Syria, Iraq, Egypt, and Pakistan.

Thursday, 30 June 2016
Fighters in IS' Khorasan Province Call for Lone-Wolf Attacks in West, Challenge U.S. to Put Boots on Ground

Fighters in Khorasan Province of the Islamic State (IS) in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region, including an unidentified English speaker, incited for lone-wolf attacks in the West in a video, and challenged America to put boots on the ground against the IS.

Sunday, 19 June 2016
AQIS Spokesman Calls Pakistani Muslims to Fight America, Pakistani Army in Message Eulogizing Taliban Leader

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) released a statement from its spokesman, Usama Mahmoud, inciting Muslims and those in Pakistan specifically to fight America and the Pakistani military, and eulogizing former Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour.

Thursday, 16 June 2016
Jihadists Disseminate Instructions for Starting Grassroots Operations around the World

Jihadist Telegram channels have circulated a list of instructions for starting grassroots recruitment, propaganda, or “physical” operations throughout the world.

Monday, 06 June 2016
AQIS Spokesman Condemns Attacks at Bacha Khan University, Nadra Office as Unlawful, Harmful to Public Image

Complementing the speech of 'Asim Umar, the leader of al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), cautioning fighters against harming innocent Muslims, the group's spokesman condemned both the January 2016 attack at Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, and the December 2015 bombing at the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) office in Mardan.

Friday, 03 June 2016
AQIS Leader Cautions Fighters Against Harming Innocent Muslims, "Severing" Their Connection to the People

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) released an audio speech from its leader, 'Asim Umar, cautioning fighters against harming innocent Muslims and potentially "severing" their connection to the people.

Wednesday, 01 June 2016
Tajik Fighters Pledge Allegiance to IS Leader in Khorasan Province Video

Khorasan Province, the division of the Islamic State (IS) in Afghanistan and Pakistan, released a video of a small group of Tajik fighters pledging allegiance to IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Thursday, 26 May 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
Jihadi Media Group al-Fursan Gives Biography of Slain Saudi Associate of Former al-Qaeda Official

Al-Fursan Media Foundation published a biography of a slain Saudi military camp trainer and associate of former al-Qaeda official Mustafa Abu al-Yazid.

Monday, 02 May 2016
Eighth Installment of AQIS’ “Jihadi Memories” Series Features 2015 Lahore Suicide Attacker

The Global Islamic Media Front (GIMF) released an English-adapted version of the eighth installment of al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent’s (AQIS) “Jihadi Memories” video series, featuring posthumous messages from a fighter who performed a suicide mission in Pakistan in 2015.

Wednesday, 27 April 2016