Tag: al-Qaida

ISIL-K: Foreign members of ISIL-K, al-Qaida entered Afghanistan via Pakistan: UN report

Almost all foreign members of ISIL-K and al-Qaida have entered Afghanistan via Pakistan and the leaders of these outfits along with those of the Taliban...

Seeking global recognition, Taliban take a new approach: Making nice

The Taliban may occupy Afghanistan‘s border crossings and government offices, but what they control falls far short of a fully functioning country. Services like water,...

Taliban: Costs of the Afghanistan war, in lives and dollars

At just short of 20 years, the now-ending U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan was America’s longest war. Ordinary Americans tended to forget about it, and...

Brazil, UAE, Albania, Ghana and Gabon win UN council seats

The United Nations elected five countries to join the powerful U.N. Security Council on Friday with no suspense because all were unopposed — Brazil, the...

Al Qaeda’s Al-Zawahiri likely to be in Afghanistan, Pakistan border region, probably alive but too frail: UN report

A significant part of the Al-Qaeda leadership resides in the Afghanistan and Pakistan border region, including the group’s elusive leader Aiman al-Zawahiri, who is “probably...

General warns of challenges to tracking terrorist threats in Afghanistan after US exits

The top American commander in the Middle East said Tuesday that it would be “extremely difficult” for the United States to watch and counter terrorist...

united nations: UN Secretary General’s report on ISIL must cover LeT & JeM: India

NEW DELHI: India on Wednesday suggested that the UN Secretary General’s report on ISIL must include activities of the proscribed terrorist entities under ISIL and...

NATO chief warns of high price if troops leave Afghanistan

BRUSSELS: NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg warned Tuesday that the military organization could pay a heavy price for leaving Afghanistan too early, after a U.S. official...