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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
Jihadi Media Group al-Fursan Gives Biography of Slain Palestinian Official for al-Qaeda Battalion in South Waziristan

Al-Fursan Media Foundation published a biography of a slain Palestinian official for an al-Qaeda-linked battalion in South Waziristan.

Tuesday, 19 April 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
Jihadist Distributes Organization’s Statement Addressing Rumors of Aafia Siddiqui’s Death

A jihadist social media account distributed a press release from an activist group dedicated to freeing Pakistani woman Aafia Siddiqui, a terror suspect imprisoned in the U.S. after being convicted of attempted murder and assault in 2010.

Friday, 01 April 2016
Jihadi Media Group al-Fursan Gives Biography of Slain Son of Top al-Qaeda Official Behind Danish Embassy Bombing in Islamabad

Al-Fursan Media Foundation, a newly-established jihadi media group, published a biography of a deceased son of slain al-Qaeda official Mustafa Abu al-Yazid, identifying the son as a planner of many "unique" operations, including the June 2008 suicide bombing at the Danish embassy in Islamabad.

Friday, 01 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
IS Fighters in Libya and Khorasan Celebrate Brussels Attacks

Similar to their colleagues in Syria, Islamic State (IS) fighters in the group's divisions in Libya and the Afghanistan-Pakistan region celebrated the attacks in the Belgian capital, Brussels, by giving out sweets.

Thursday, 24 March 2016
AQIS Video Showing Shooting Death of Officer on Motorcycle in D.I. Khan

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) launched a new video series called "Razm" (Battle) and in the first episode, showed the shooting death of a Pakistani officer on a motorcycle in Dera Ismail Khan.

Monday, 21 March 2016
IS Promotes Baghdad Suicide Bombings, Gives Part Two in Interview with Alleged al-Qaeda Defector in al-Naba

The Islamic State (IS), in its weekly newspaper, "al-Naba," featured the second installment of an interview with an alleged former al-Qaeda official who defected to the group, and promoted the recent suicide bombings in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.

Tuesday, 01 March 2016
IJU Video Shows Fighters in Northern Waziristan, Promotes Jihad

The Islamic Jihad Union (IJU) released a visual chant featuring a group of fighters stationed in the Levara region of northern Waziristan, and promoting jihad.

Monday, 22 February 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
IS al-Bayan Provincial News Recaps for January 14, 2016

The Islamic State (IS) released the January 14, 2016 English edition of its al-Bayan provincial news bulletin, which included recaps of an immersive suicide operation on the Pakistani consulate in IS’ Khorasan Province, an attack on Iraqi military forces in North Baghdad, and the targeting of Shi’ite forces in the IS’ Salah al-Din Province.

Thursday, 14 January 2016
IS Recruiter Forwards Migration Call by Fighter in Libya

The Telegram channel of an Islamic State (IS) fighter in Syria forwarded a call by an alleged IS fighter in Libya for prospects to join the group on other fronts, making particular focus on Libya.

Friday, 08 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
IS’ Khorasan Province Releases Video on Attacks in Afghanistan, Pakistan

Khorasan Province of the Islamic State (IS) released the first episode in a new video series entitled, “Khorasan: Graveyard of the Apostates,” featuring attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and a beheading of a tribal militia element.

Thursday, 24 December 2015
IS’ Khorasan Province Claims Grenade Attack on Pakistani News Channel in Punjab

Khorasan Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for a grenade attack on the Sargohda offices of Express News in Pakistan’s Punjab province.

Monday, 07 December 2015
Afghan Taliban Denies Leader Being Wounded in Pakistan, Cautions Russia about Reengagement in Afghanistan

The Afghan Taliban denied rumors that its leader, Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour, was wounded and possibly killed in an attack in the Pakistani city of Quetta, and separately, cautioned Russia about reengaging in Afghanistan to stop the mounting Islamic State (IS) threat.

Thursday, 03 December 2015
AQIS Releases Video on September 2014 Karachi Naval Yard Attack

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) released a video on the September 2014 attack at a naval yard in Karachi, Pakistan, where it intended to seize control over the PNS Zulfiqar and fire rockets at American and Indian ships.

Thursday, 03 December 2015
Jihadists Report Death of Wanted Saudi in Airstrike in Aleppo

Jihadists reported that Abdul Muhsen Abdullah al-Sharekh (AKA Sanafi al-Nasr), a wanted Saudi and al-Qaeda member who fought in the Afghanistan-Pakistan (Khorasan) region and Syria, was killed with two colleagues in an airstrike in Aleppo.

Friday, 16 October 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
Taliban Supporter Calls For Attacks in U.S., Liberation of Aafia Siddiqui

The Twitter account of an alleged Taliban supporter in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region made a call for attacks in America while attempting to renew calls to free Aafia Siddiqui, an alleged Pakistani jihadi imprisoned in the U.S.

Friday, 25 September 2015
IMU Leadership Demands Afghan Taliban Pledge to IS, Criticizes Counterparts in Group

The leadership of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) addressed its counterparts in the Afghan Taliban, claiming that they lied about the true cause and date of Mullah Muhammad Omar’s death, and demanding that they pledge to the Islamic State (IS), stop issuing orders from Pakistan, and implement Shariah in liberated areas.

Monday, 21 September 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
IMU Publishes Account of Bahraini Fighter’s Experiences in Waziristan

The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) published two articles by a Bahraini fighter giving accounts of his experiences in Waziristan, in IMU training camps, in the battlefield, and during the group’s move from Pakistan to Afghanistan.

Wednesday, 26 August 2015
TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Claims Assassination of Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar claimed credit for the assassination of Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada in a suicide bombing at his office near Attock, and declared that it came in revenge for the killing of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi leader Malik Ishaq.

Sunday, 16 August 2015
As-Sahab Uses Clips from Previous Video to Report on Pakistan’s Operation Zarb-e-Azb in Waziristan

Al-Qaeda’s media arm, as-Sahab, released a video using clips from a previous production to report on Operation Zarb-e-Azb, a military campaign that the Pakistan Armed Forces had launched in North Waziristan in June 2014.

Thursday, 13 August 2015
Jihadists Express Skepticism at Reports of Mullah Omar’s Death

Media reports that Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead prompted conflicting responses among jihadist communities on Twitter.

Wednesday, 29 July 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
IS Fighters Criticize Taliban Leadership, Claim Increasing Defections to IS

Accounts of Islamic State (IS) fighters and supporters have expressed increasingly negative sentiments toward Taliban leadership amid IS’s expansion into the Afghanistan-Pakistan region, with some claiming mounting defections to IS.

Tuesday, 07 July 2015
AQIS Former Deputy Leader Incites for Jihad in Pakistan, Sahab Allegedly Acquires Footage from Fighters in Pakistan Army

As-Sahab Media for al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) released a video containing a posthumous audio speech from Ahmed Farouq, the group’s former deputy leader, inciting for jihad in Pakistan, and featuring “exclusive” footage allegedly obtained from fighters within the Pakistan Army.

Thursday, 02 July 2015