Sunday, 7 August, 2022
TopicAyman al-Zawahiri

Topic: Ayman al-Zawahiri

Taliban won’t give up al-Qaeda, not after US killing al-Zawahiri. Kabul’s a safe haven

Pragmatists in Taliban have been willing to sacrifice global jihadism for international recognition and state-building aid. But it's not that simple.

‘Missing’ Pakistani journalist Anas Mallick located in Kabul, ambassador confirms he’s safe

Reports of Mallick gone missing began circulating Thursday night, a day after he had reached Afghanistan to cover the assassination of al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri.

Zawahiri kill raises question — If assassination ends terrorism, why can’t others follow US?

Except for Balakot, where India executed a level of retaliation, we have been stopped from doing anything that remotely resembles what the US is doing itself.

‘Least affected by killing innocents’, new al-Qaeda emir al-Adel has shown great talent for terror

Egyptian-born jihadist Saif al-Adel, it was revealed earlier this year, had already been designated to succeed al-Zawahiri, who was killed Sunday by US forces.

Doha peace pact in tatters as US & Taliban accuse each other of violations after Zawahiri killing

The killing of al Qaeda’s senior-most leader has once again put the focus back on reliability of Doha Agreement, signed between Taliban and US under former president Trump in 2020.

Doctor of death — inside Ayman al-Zawahiri’s 50-yr career at heart of global jihadist factory

The killing of al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in a US drone strike on his home in Kabul Sunday represents the end of the generation that built the road to 9/11.

All about ‘flying Ghinshu’ — the missile that ‘quietly’ took down al Qaeda chief Zawahiri

The US launched Hellfire R 9X missiles from its ever dependable MQ-9 Reaper drones — that India has been trying to acquire — to carry out the operation, in Afghanistan's capital Kabul.

‘No matter where you hide’: US kills al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in drone strike

Taking to Twitter, Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid confirmed the airstrike carried out on a residential house in the Sherpur area of Kabul on 31 July.

‘Will tie explosives to our kids’ — Al Qaeda warns India of suicide attacks over Prophet remarks

Jihadist group warns of 'retaliatory attacks' in Delhi, Mumbai, UP & Gujarat. Statement comes on the back of West Asian nations condemning remarks by BJP members.

Al-Zawahiri invoking culture war in South Asia. Al-Qaeda sees opportunity in Hijab row

For millions, in India and Pakistan, state is a god that’s failed. Al-Qaeda isn’t the only violent movement to have flowered in this toxic political landscape.

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File photo of Ayman al-Zawahiri, head of al-Qaeda | Commons

Taliban won’t give up al-Qaeda, not after US killing al-Zawahiri. Kabul’s a safe haven

Pragmatists in Taliban have been willing to sacrifice global jihadism for international recognition and state-building aid. But it's not that simple.
Queue outside the Bank of England in London | File image | Commons

Highest rate hike by Bank of England since 1995, country warned of long recession ahead

England’s consumer inflation hit a 40-year high of 9.4% in June, over 4 times the Bank’s 2% target. Putin’s weaponisation of gas supplies will drive inflation even higher, some feared.

Defence

Indian Army conducts an Airborne exercise along the Northern Borders in Eastern Ladakh | File image | ANI

India and China Air Forces hold maiden talks in Ladakh as LAC tension escalates to sky

Chinese aircraft have repeatedly breached agreed positions along the LAC, while Indian Air Force continue with forward deployment in areas close to it.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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