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US has moved new resolution, but Masood Azhar unlikely to be blacklisted anytime soon

China's vote is crucial for the listing to go through but without a timeline, even that may take years. 
Masood Azhar

US again slams China on Masood Azhar, raises Uighur Muslims issue

Targeting China, US has moved a draft resolution at UNSC to blacklist Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar.
Paramedic at the site of shootout | @BalqisSidiqia/Twitter

White nationalists & jihadis are both tech-savvy killers, but they’re far from same

It’s unrealistic to expect the US government to treat white nationalist terrorism the same way it has treated the Islamist variety.

UN blacklists Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza, seen as likely successor to al Qaida chief al-Zawahiri

The blacklisting imposes a travel ban, freezing of assets, and an arms embargo on al Qaida’s Hamza bin Laden.
FATF

FATF condemns Pulwama terror attack but doesn’t officially black list Pakistan

Pakistan has failed to demonstrate a proper understanding on funding of terrorist groups such as Jaish-e-Mohammed and Lashkar-e-Taiba, said the global terror finance watchdog.
Justin Trudeau

Khalistani extremism listed alongside al Qaeda, IS in Canada terror threat list

This is a first for the Justin Trudeau administration, which has often drawn censure from India for allegedly courting Khalistani radicals.
Rajnath Singh and Zhao Kexhi

China still not willing to back India’s request for listing Masood Azhar as global terrorist

China communicated its position on Masood Azhar issue during the first India-China high-level meeting on bilateral security cooperation held Monday. 
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From key Pakistani general to ISIS terrorist ‘killed’ in Jihad, the chilling saga of Shahid Aziz

An army cannot afford to allow so many ideologically motivated hardliners to rise to senior ranks and to freelance on behalf of their ideology after retirement.
Sen. Jeff Flake said he won't stand for reelection and called on Republicans to stand up to Trump

Global Pulse: Enough of Trump says Republican Senator, al Qaeda goes ‘moderate’ to survive

Also there's no successor in sight to Xi Jinping, and Singapore has said no new cars will be added to its streets.
Alleged al-Qaeda man Samiun Rahman went to Syria as a Human Aid volunteer

Police claim religious studies classes in UK prison radicalised ‘al-Qaeda operative’

Delhi Police Special Cell says Samiun Rahman, who was arrested Saturday, also went to Syria as a Human Aid volunteer, where he fought for al-Qaeda in Aleppo.

On Camera

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Who wants an ‘Islamic President’ in Pakistan and where does Imran Khan fit in?

Imran Khan’s PTI colleagues are campaigning for a so-called Islamic Presidential System where the Supreme Leader will have absolute power.
tiktok app

Google, Apple stop TikTok downloads: Is HC order quashing small town India’s creative joy?

Google and Apple have blocked downloads of the video-sharing app TikTok in India in compliance with the Madras High Court order.

Defence

Satellite images suggest that China is testing and weaponising its naval platforms for space denial

China is now testing laser ASAT weapons from its naval ships

China has already tested missile & EMP anti-satellite weapons from the ground. Now it’s using icebreaker ships in the Yellow Sea/Bohai Sea area.
National interest

Imran Khan’s ‘support’ for Modi shows BJP has walked into its own Pakistan trap

Modi & the BJP hope to return to power by exploiting the fear of Pakistan. Imran Khan has turned the tables and become a factor dividing Indian public opinion.