US designates Aziz Haqqani as 'global terrorist'

The US has designated Abdul Aziz Haqqani, the new leader of the Haqqani network, as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT), for being involved in planning and carrying out attacks against Afghan government targets.

Pakistan police kill Lashkar-e-Jhangvi chief Malik Ishaq
Pakistan police kill Lashkar-e-Jhangvi chief Malik Ishaq

Pakistani police killed the head of the banned sectarian group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi on Wednesday as he attempted to escape as he was being moved between prisons, police said.

US designates names Taliban captive `global terrorist`

The US Treasury on Wednesday named senior Taliban official Maulawi Abdul Rashid Baluch, arrested by Afghan authorities a year ago, as a "Specially Designated Global Terrorist."

US designates Egyptian militant leader as global terrorist

The United States on Monday blacklisted al Qaeda-linked Egyptian Islamist militant leader Muhammad Jamal as a global terrorist, accusing him of setting up training camps for suicide bombers in Egypt and Libya.

Ilyas Kashmiri is alive: Report

Mohammad Ilyas Kashmiri, the Al Qaeda commander who was believed to have been killed last month in a US drone attack in Pakistan, is alive, a media report said Saturday.