Omar Khalid

Type: Person
Name: Omar Khalid
Title: Mujahideen leader
Nationality: Pakistan
Fact Sheet: Biography for Omar Khalid
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Sharif squaring up with military for TTP truce

What is worrying today is the growing popular appetite in Pakistan for intervention by the army in the political sphere. One can see a strange sense of fraternity emerging in the horizon between the liberals opposed to talks with the TTP and the army-baiters ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Fading hopes of peace through talks

TAHIR ALIISLAMABAD - After the announcement of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) that there would be no further extension in the ceasefire, the chances are fading that the government will be able to establish peace in the country through dialogue. Despite ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ceasefire ends, talks process to go on: TTP

PESHAWAR: Announcing to end the 40-day ceasefire, the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Wednesday said they would not extend the truce and threatened to give a ‘tit-for-tat’ response to the government if it used force against them.However, the Taliban ... [Published The News International - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Taliban key suspect in Islamabad bombing

ISLAMABAD: Even though the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan has distanced itself from the Islamabad fruit market bombing, with the United Baloch Army claiming responsibility for the attack, the security agencies investigating the case still suspect the involvement ... [Published The News International - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

The TTP’s clarity

Thursday, April 10, 2014From Print EditionRegardless of ideological differences with the Taliban, we should appreciate one thing: they never mince words and usually state their point of view without much ifs and buts. The other day Omar Khalid Khorasani ... [Published The News International - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

TTP commander sends letter to new JI chief Sirajul Haq

PESHAWAR: The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander Omar Khalid Khurasani has written a letter to the new Jamaat-i-Islami chief Sirajul Haq in which he made it clear that the Islamic rule in Pakistan can only be enforced through the use of force.In ... [Published The News International - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

It's time to act

April 04, 2014The song has ended but the melody lingers on. There are no visible signs of trepidation on the faces in Islamabad and Rawalpindi over the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan's reported decision not to extend the ceasefire. From day one it was not ... [Published Business Recorder - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 4 reports

Pakistan: Taliban leadership divided on extending ceasefire

Source: DAWN Group of NewspapersCountry: Pakistan Agencies and Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR: Due to prevailing difference of opinion among their ranks, the Pakistani Taliban have not extended a month-long ceasefire but are still open to pursuing peace ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

No plan to attack Musharraf during ceasefire: TTP

PESHAWAR/ISLAMABAD: The head of the Mohmand Agency chapter of the outlawed Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Omar Khalid Khorasani, on Tuesday rejected the government’s concerns that former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf might be attacked by ... [Published The News International - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Feb 24 2014 - Updated Feb 25 2014 - 3 reports

Senior Taliban commander gunned down in North Waziristan

Eight South Waziristan Taliban commanders, pictured in a 'wanted' poster: 1. Hakeemullah Mehsud, 2. Waliur Rehman Mehsud, 3. Qari Hussain Mehsud, 4. Azam Tariq, 5. Maulvi Azmatullah, 6. Mufti Noor Wali, 7. Asmatullah Shaheen Bhittani, 8. Mohammad Anwar ... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Feb 24 2014]
First reported Feb 20 2014 - Updated Feb 20 2014 - 3 reports

Pakistani Air Force strikes at 'militants' in North Waziristan, Khyber

The Pakistani military claimed it killed more than 35 "militants," including a number of fighters from Central Asia, during a series of airstrikes today in the Taliban-controlled tribal agency of North Waziristan. An additional 30 jihadists are reported ... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Feb 20 2014]
First reported Feb 17 2014 - Updated Feb 17 2014 - 3 reports

Taliban claim the execution of 23 Pakistani Frontier Corps troops

Omar Khalid [center], from a propaganda video released in 2012. Image from the SITE Intelligence Group. An influential commander in the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan has issued a statement claiming that the group executed 23 Frontier Corps troops ... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Feb 17 2014]

Quotes

Omar Khalid Khurassani, a commander of the group, said: "we have warned the government time and again through the media to stop the killing of our friends, who were in the custody of security forces, but the government continued killing our people." Nawaz Sharif, the country’s prime minister, who shocked many at the end of last month by announcing his plans to give peace talks one last chance, accused...

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Sharif squaring up with military for TTP truce [Published New Delhi Pioneer - 16 hours ago]
Fading hopes of peace through talks [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 18 2014]
Ceasefire ends, talks process to go on: TTP [Published The News International - Apr 17 2014]
Afghan Taliban approached to settle TTP infighting [Published The News International - Apr 16 2014]
The crumbs that fall from high table [Published The News International - Apr 13 2014]
Taliban key suspect in Islamabad bombing [Published The News International - Apr 11 2014]
The TTP’s clarity [Published The News International - Apr 10 2014]
On a slippery slope [Published The News International - Apr 07 2014]
TTP commander sends letter to new JI chief Sira... [Published The News International - Apr 05 2014]
It's time to act [Published Business Recorder - Apr 04 2014]
Pakistan: Taliban leadership divided on extendi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 03 2014]
TTP factions divided over ceasefire extension [Published The News International - Apr 03 2014]
PTCL opts TCS as logistics partner [Published Pakistan Observer - Apr 02 2014]
Taliban leadership divided on extending ceasefire [Published DAWN Group - Apr 02 2014]
TTP suspends ceasefire but still want dialogue [Published The News Tribe - Apr 02 2014]
Analysis: Putting talks in context [Published DAWN Group - Mar 27 2014]
No plan to attack Musharraf during ceasefire: TTP [Published The News International - Mar 12 2014]
Senior Taliban commander gunned down in North W... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Feb 24 2014]
Senior Taliban commander gunned down in North W... [Published The Long War Journal - Feb 24 2014]
Senior Taliban commander gunned down in North W... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Feb 24 2014]
Pakistani Air Force strikes at 'militants' in N... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Feb 20 2014]
Pakistani Air Force strikes at 'militants' in N... [Published The Long War Journal - Feb 20 2014]
Pakistani Air Force strikes at ‘militants’ in N... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Feb 20 2014]
Taliban claim the execution of 23 Pakistani Fro... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Feb 17 2014]
Taliban claim the execution of 23 Pakistani Fro... [Published The Long War Journal - Feb 17 2014]
Taliban claim the execution of 23 Pakistani Fro... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Feb 17 2014]
Peace talks collapse as Taliban execute 23 Paki... [Published Telegraph - Feb 17 2014]
Pakistan: prospects poor for Taliban talks [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Feb 09 2014]
Pakistani Taliban publishes picture of Hakeemul... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Nov 04 2013]
Pakistani Taliban name interim emir, spokesman ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Nov 03 2013]
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Pakistan: Taliban leadership divided on extendi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 03 2014]
Source: DAWN Group of NewspapersCountry: Pakistan Agencies and Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR: Due to prevailing difference of opinion among their ranks, the Pakistani Taliban have not extended a month-long ceasefire but are still open to pursuing peace ...
Senior Taliban commander gunned down in North W... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Feb 24 2014]
Eight South Waziristan Taliban commanders, pictured in a 'wanted' poster: 1. Hakeemullah Mehsud, 2. Waliur Rehman Mehsud, 3. Qari Hussain Mehsud, 4. Azam Tariq, 5. Maulvi Azmatullah, 6. Mufti Noor Wali, 7. Asmatullah Shaheen Bhittani, 8. Mohammad Anwar ...
Senior Taliban commander gunned down in North W... [Published The Long War Journal - Feb 24 2014]
Eight South Waziristan Taliban commanders, pictured in a 'wanted' poster: 1. Hakeemullah Mehsud, 2. Waliur Rehman Mehsud, 3. Qari Hussain Mehsud, 4. Azam Tariq, 5. Maulvi Azmatullah, 6. Mufti Noor Wali, 7. Asmatullah Shaheen Bhittani, 8. Mohammad Anwar ...
Senior Taliban commander gunned down in North W... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Feb 24 2014]
Eight South Waziristan Taliban commanders, pictured in a 'wanted' poster: 1. Hakeemullah Mehsud, 2. Waliur Rehman Mehsud, 3. Qari Hussain Mehsud, 4. Azam Tariq, 5. Maulvi Azmatullah, 6. Mufti Noor Wali, 7. Asmatullah Shaheen Bhittani, 8. Mohammad Anwar ...
Pakistani Air Force strikes at 'militants' in N... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Feb 20 2014]
The Pakistani military claimed it killed more than 35 "militants," including a number of fighters from Central Asia, during a series of airstrikes today in the Taliban-controlled tribal agency of North Waziristan. An additional 30 jihadists are reported ...
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