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Soldiers from 2nd Platoon Fox Co. of the 2-506th Infantry Battalion in the Sabari district of Khost province, Afghanistan. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg

US troops leaving Afghanistan early could bungle the ending of America’s longest war

The exit of US troops might not open the gates of Kabul to Taliban, but without a viable peace process it would be the prelude to more years of bloodshed and stalemate.
Mohammed Zubair | ANI Digital | Twitter

Al Qaeda terrorist from Telangana could be key to understanding terror group’s India network

Intelligence agencies are keen to interrogate Mohammad Zubair about the al Qaeda as well as his brother, who had travelled to Yemen in 2009 to meet key members of the terror group.
Mohammed Zubair | ANI Digital | Twitter

Al Qaeda financier from Telangana, Mohd Zubair, deported to India after 60 months in US jail

Mohammad Zubair, who has an engineering degree and US residentship, is not involved in any case in India. Investigators hope to extract information on al Qaeda's network in India from him.
Passport of WSJ journalist Daniel Pearl, who was beheaded by his captors in 2002, on display at the now-closed Newseum in Washington DC | Flickr

Daniel Pearl murder case: Sindh govt to go to Pakistan SC against acquittals by High Court

The Sindh High Court had overturned the death sentence of terrorist Omar Saeed Sheikh, while acquitting 3 others for killing WSJ journalist Daniel Pearl.
Passport of WSJ journalist Daniel Pearl, who was beheaded by his captors in 2002, on display at the now-closed Newseum in Washington DC | Flickr

What Omar Saeed Sheikh’s acquittal in the Daniel Pearl beheading case mean for India

In episode 435 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta analyses the 47-year-old terrorist's life & his role in WSJ journalist Daniel Pearl's murder.
Passport of WSJ journalist Daniel Pearl, who was beheaded by his captors in 2002, on display at the now-closed Newseum in Washington DC | Flickr

‘Video of Daniel Pearl beheading only proves he was murdered, but not by who’

Read the full verdict of the Pakistan court that in its order overturned the death sentence of a British-born terrorist convicted for beheading journalist Daniel Pearl in 2002.
Passport of WSJ journalist Daniel Pearl, who was beheaded by his captors in 2002, on display at the now-closed Newseum in Washington DC | Flickr

Pakistan court overturns terrorist Omar Sheikh’s death sentence in Daniel Pearl beheading case

Pakistan court overturns death sentence of Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh but upholds the kidnapping charge against him the Daniel Pearl case.

Islamic State is regrouping and getting stronger in Iraq again, claims report

According to a BBC report, the Islamic State has over 10,000 members in Iraq — including 4,000 to 5,000 fighters.
Osama bin Laden | Hamid Mir | Wikimedia Commons

While Osama was trying to convince supporters he was alive, Zarqawi declared Islamic State

From Abbottabad, Osama bin Laden told his followers he was well, but privately was obsessed with his inability to rein in Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
Jammu and Kashmir's Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh

Zakir Musa’s al Qaeda-inspired militant group ‘wiped out’ from Kashmir

With the killing of 3 militants including chief Hameed Lelhari, J&K Police say the Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, founded by former Hizbul commander Zakir Musa, has been finished.

On Camera

Bihar’s Aurangabad beat Covid misinformation with ‘influencers’ — politicians, religious gurus

Successful public-private partnership & combination of mature and young officials — District Magistrate of Aurangabad, Bihar writes on his team’s Covid battle.
Representational image for wheat | Photo: Bloomberg

Pasta, noodles, flour could get cheaper as FCI plans wheat reserve price cut to clear stock

FCI move aims to promote higher purchase by private buyers, which came down to nil in June. The agency has run out of storage facilities.

Defence

Representational image of an IAF MiG-29 | Photo: Wikipedia

IAF gets night-flying capability at Leh for MiG-29s, force sees it as a ‘game-changer’

The new capability will allow IAF to conduct full-spectrum operations at the LAC on short notice, given Leh’s proximity to it.
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men in Maharashtra | ANI

Read my lips, forget the camera

Say Central forces' angry soldiers. They need reform, committed leaders. And very sensitive handling.