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Elite Taliban fighters undergo unprecedented special forces training in Iran

Elite Taliban fighters undergo unprecedented special forces training in Iran

Iranian special forces are facilitating a six-month training programme for the 'brightest and most able' Taliban fighters in exchange for carrying out the bidding of Tehran.


Pakistani forces kill ISIS mastermind of Mastung bombing

Pakistani forces kill ISIS mastermind of Mastung bombing

The blast killed at least 149 people at an election rally last week.


National Action Plan's 'zero tolerance' approach yielding results

National Action Plan's 'zero tolerance' approach yielding results

The National Action Plan has made strides in bringing peace to Pakistan, according to a recent study.


Police announce bounties for wanted terrorists in Dera Ismail Khan

Police announce bounties for wanted terrorists in Dera Ismail Khan

The move will lead law enforcement agencies and the public to join efforts in the war on terror, say observers.


International watchdog places Pakistan on terror financing 'grey list'

International watchdog places Pakistan on terror financing 'grey list'

The decision resulted from Pakistan's inaction against terror financing.


KP marks fewest terrorist incidents in 4 years

KP marks fewest terrorist incidents in 4 years

The public is no longer scared to send children to school or go shopping as it was in the past, residents say.


TTP flip-flop on new leader signals major internal divisions

TTP flip-flop on new leader signals major internal divisions

The Pakistani Taliban is unlikely to survive the power struggle for the top slot, observers say.


APS survivors, parents celebrate death of Mullah Fazlullah

APS survivors, parents celebrate death of Mullah Fazlullah

Survivors of the 2014 massacre, as well as the relatives of the slain, welcomed the killing of TTP leader Mullah Fazlullah in an air strike in Afghanistan last week.


'Game over' for TTP after death of Mullah Fazlullah

'Game over' for TTP after death of Mullah Fazlullah

The dead leader's successor, Umar Rehman, will be unable to unite the already divided Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), analysts say.


The Sangorian group: a Taliban nightmare in Afghanistan

The Sangorian group: a Taliban nightmare in Afghanistan

The Taliban are running scared and cannot sleep at night because of an undercover, Afghan government-backed group fighting the militants, local officials and tribal elders say.


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