Tag: al Qaeda

Peace in Afghanistan: Can US Recipe be cherished in Afghanistan ever?

Major General S B Asthana,SM,VSM After several rounds of US Taliban Peace Talks in Doha, the reluctantly agreed upon ‘so-called intra-Afghan dialogue’ scheduled on April 19, 2019 was abruptly cancelled on April 18 amid seemingly insignificant disagreements about the size and composition of the Afghan delegation, which Taliban objected to. US State Department conveyed their

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Reputed scholar and historian compares today’s Kashmir with Syria

Newsroom24x7 Network Chandigarh: Pointing to Kashmir and its fabled sufi culture that has not been visible for thirty years now, historian Rajiv Lochan draws an analogy with the present situation in Syria by underscoring that Syria was a secular country before the outside terrorists stepped in to create havoc in that country. To draw home

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ISIL recruiting youth in Afghanistan, training kids to kill

Newsroom24x7 Desk Kabul/ Islamabad/New Delhi: Coinciding with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Kabul visit to inaugurate the Parliament complex built with Indian help, which was followed by his surprise visit to Lahore to greet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on his Birthday there is news of increasing chaos in Afghanistan, where it has been reported

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Pakistan under siege: Sectarian war, target killings, militant networks and what not

Lalit Shastri Karachi is once more reeling under the impact of a brutal attack on a Ismaili Shia bus which left at 45 people dead on May 13. Earlier in January, a suicide bomber had triggered a blast killing 61 at a Shia mosque at Shikarpur not far from Karachi. In the latest incident, the attackers

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US and Germany are united to destroy ISIL: Barack Obama

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC. Feb. 9: US President Barack Obama has reiterated that Germany and the United States remain united in their determination to destroy the barbaric organization ISIL. Obama, who was earlier engaged in a bilateral meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany in the White House was participating in a joint press conference.

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