Hangu (Pakistan)

Type: City
Name: Hangu (Pakistan)
Country: Pakistan
Latitude: 33.540001
Longitude: 71.050003
population: 36,152
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Bajaur Agency: two security men killed in IED blast

October 19, 2014Two security personnel were killed and two others sustained injuries on Saturday in a roadside blast in Salarzai Tehsil of Bajaur Agency. According to reports, security forces were on a routine patrol in Salarzai when they were hit by ... [Published Business Recorder - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Full-flagged army action planed in Khyber Agency

ISLAMABAD: The civil and military leadership of Pakistan has decided to launch a full-flagged army action in restive Khyber Agency near Afghan border, Samaa reported Thursday.Sources said the decision was taken at a high-level meeting presided over by ... [Published SAMAA TV - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

More Pakistan Taliban Leaders Declare Allegiance to ISIS

Five Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) senior leaders and TTP spokesman Shahidullah Shahid have now announced their allegiance to ISIS. Shahid announced his allegiance via a video that was posted online "and sent to media persons in Pakistan."  ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Naseeb opposes mid-term election in country

PESHAWAR (APP): Provincial Ameer of JUI-F, Maulana Gul Naseeb Khan, has said that sit-ins at Islamabad were a conspiracy against the development of country.Talking to media persons at Hangu, he said the Jamita Ulema-i-Islam-F (JUI-F) was against undemocratic ... [Published Frontier Post - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

6 top Pak Taliban chiefs announce allegiance to ISIS

i-Taliban Pakistan’s six top commanders on Tuesday pledged allegiance to the Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who has been vying for supremacy with al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri.Taliban spokesman Shahidullah Shahid said he along with five ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Heroes of freedom, defence paid rich tributes

Rawalpindi - Living nations never forget their national days and celebrate them with a pledge to remember those who sacrificed their lives, property and honour for the defence and integrity of their nation. In view of this objective, an impressive ceremony ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 6 reports

Partial Eidul Azha celebrated in KP

PESHAWAR: Partial Eidul Azha was celebrated in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday.The differences with regards to the festival continued in the provincial capital this year as well. Eid was celebrated in rural, suburban areas and parts of the city on the call ... [Published The News International - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 7 reports

Blast in passenger bus kills seven

PESHAWAR: A bomb blast on a passenger coach in northwest Pakistan on Thursday killed at least seven people and wounded another eleven, police said.The bomb was planted beneath a passenger seat and exploded in the outskirts of Peshawar, the region’s main ... [Published The Gulf Today - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 13 reports

Bomb kills 8 as U.S. drone kills 4

PESHAWAR — A bomb blast killed eight people Sunday in northwestern Pakistan as a U.S. drone strike nearby killed four suspected militants, officials said.The bombing struck a refugee camp housing internally displaced people on the outskirts of the city ... [Published News-Journal - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Blast in Pakistan's Hangu region claims seven lives

Lahore, Sept.28 (ANI): At least seven people were killed in an explosion in a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Hangu, northwest Pakistan on Sunday, local media reported. Several others were also injured in the incident. ... [Published Ani News - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 4 reports

NATIONAL - 3 cops among four killed in Hangu attack

PESHAWAR- At least four people were killed in an attack by unknown assailants in Hangu district on Monday.Sources said unidentified gunmen attacked a police party on Monday near the Qazi Pump area. Khanullah, the SHO of the police station concerned, confirmed ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 11 reports

Pakistani air strikes leave 23 militants dead

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Pakistan’s military on Monday killed 23 militants in air strikes on hideouts in the country’s restive northwest, where the army has launched an offensive against Taleban insurgents, officials said.Pakistan began a long-awaited push ... [Published Arab News - Sep 22 2014]

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...Instead, Shahid says, the oath is "pledged by myself as well as five other Pakistani Taliban emirs, who are the emirs of Orakzai, Kuram, Khaybar, Hangu, and Peshawar regions."
Already, at that time, The Express Tribune reported that "a number of hardline groups operating in Pakistan and Afghanistan [had]... announced support for ISIS. And "Stalwarts of the Saudi Arabia-backed Salafi Taliban"--men like Abdul Rahim Muslim Dost and Maulvi Abdul Qatar--had already come outout in support of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi."
Among the defectors is Shahidullah Shahid, the Pakistani Taliban (Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, or TTP) spokesman. In the 6 1/2-minute video, he says, "From today, I accept Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as my caliph and will accept every directive of his and will fight for him whatsoever the situation." He then announces he and five high-ranking regional TTP leaders, from the cities of Peshawar and Hangu, and the tribal regions of Orakzai, Kurram and...
KP information minister Mushtaq Ghani justified the practice of celebrating two Eids in the province and said, "It has been practised in the past and are observed on the decree of ulema."

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Cracks in TTP widen as Shahidullah Shahid removed [Published The News International - Oct 21 2014]
Badge of honour [Published DAWN Group - Oct 19 2014]
Realignment of militants [Published DAWN Group - Oct 19 2014]
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Only 84 of 2,379 US drone attacks victims in Pa... [Published Russia Today - Oct 18 2014]
Discord dissolves Pakistani Taliban coalition [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Oct 18 2014]
Discord dissolves Pakistani Taliban coalition [Published The Long War Journal - Oct 18 2014]
Discord dissolves Pakistani Taliban coalition [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Oct 18 2014]
Germany, UNDP pledge 1m euros for IDPs [Published DAWN Group - Oct 18 2014]
Can Daish flourish in Pakistan? [Published Pakistan Today - Oct 18 2014]
12% of People Killed in US Drone Strikes in Pak... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Oct 17 2014]
Pakistan: Germany and UNDP partner to support d... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 17 2014]
Full-flagged army action planed in Khyber Agency [Published SAMAA TV - Oct 16 2014]
More Pakistan Taliban Leaders Declare Allegianc... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 16 2014]
Naseeb opposes mid-term election in country [Published Frontier Post - Oct 15 2014]
Pakistani Taliban leaders pledge allegiance to IS [Published National Turk - Oct 15 2014]
Heroes of freedom, defence paid rich tributes [Published The Nation Pakistan - Oct 15 2014]
6 top Pak Taliban chiefs announce allegiance to... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Oct 14 2014]
Pakistan Taliban leaders switch to Islamic State [Published UPI - Oct 14 2014]
6 top Pak Taliban commanders announce allegianc... [Published Indian Express - Oct 14 2014]
Pakistani Taliban Split Emerges Over IS Loyalties [Published Radio Free Europe - Oct 14 2014]
NATIONAL - Top five TTP commanders join ISIS [Published The Nation Pakistan - Oct 14 2014]
TTP spokesperson, five other leaders declare al... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 14 2014]
Six top TTP leaders announce allegiance to Bagh... [Published DAWN Group - Oct 14 2014]
JUI-F critical of PTI, PAT sit-ins [Published The News International - Oct 14 2014]
Malala and the Nobel Peace Prize [Published The Nation Pakistan - Oct 12 2014]
FINMECCANICA : Eid-ul-Adha being celebrated in ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 09 2014]
US launches 2 more drone strikes in South Wazir... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Oct 06 2014]
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Discord dissolves Pakistani Taliban coalition [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Oct 18 2014]
Ever since the head of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan, Hakeemullah Mehsud, was killed in a US drone strike in late 2013 , the al Qaeda-linked group has been plagued by leadership disputes, infighting, and defections. Mullah Fazlullah, Mehsud's ...
Discord dissolves Pakistani Taliban coalition [Published The Long War Journal - Oct 18 2014]
Ever since the head of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan, Hakeemullah Mehsud, was killed in a US drone strike in late 2013 , the al Qaeda-linked group has been plagued by leadership disputes, infighting, and defections. Mullah Fazlullah, Mehsud's ...
Discord dissolves Pakistani Taliban coalition [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Oct 18 2014]
Ever since the head of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan, Hakeemullah Mehsud, was killed in a US drone strike in late 2013 , the al Qaeda-linked group has been plagued by leadership disputes, infighting, and defections. Mullah Fazlullah, Mehsud's ...
Pakistan: Germany and UNDP partner to support d... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 17 2014]
Source: UN Development ProgrammeCountry: Germany, Pakistan Cyrill Nunn, German Ambassador to Pakistan, and Marc-André Franche, Country Director of UNDP in Pakistan, signed an agreement of 1 million euros at the German Embassy today to support the rehabilitation ...
More Pakistan Taliban Leaders Declare Allegianc... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 16 2014]
Five Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) senior leaders and TTP spokesman Shahidullah Shahid have now announced their allegiance to ISIS. Shahid announced his allegiance via a video that was posted online "and sent to media persons in Pakistan."  ...
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