Omar Khalid

Type: Person
Name: Omar Khalid
Title: Mujahideen leader
Nationality: Pakistan
Fact Sheet: Biography for Omar Khalid
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

31 militants, 3 troops slain in Khyber attacks

PeshawarMilitary said on Tuesday it killed 31 militants in air strikes and ground clashes along its restive border with Afghanistan, as three soldiers also died in the fighting.The air strikes took place in the Tirah Valley of the Khyber tribal district, ... [Published Oman Tribune - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistan: TTP Hardening Lines – Analysis

By SATPBy Tushar Ranjan MohantyOn August 26, 2014, a group of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) ‘commanders’ broke away from the parent organization led by Maulana Fazlullah and formed a new outfit called Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA, Assembly of Freedom). The ... [Published Eurasia Review - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Military offensive widens crack in TTP, forces many to give up arms

ISLAMABADThe head of the Punjabi Taliban Asmatullah Muavia’s dramatic decision to discard the TTP umbrella and give up terrorist activities inside Pakistan has come as the last nail in the coffin of the Al Qaeda-linked militant conglomerate which has ... [Published Oman Tribune - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Death knell for TTP

ISLAMABAD: The Ameer of the Punjabi Taliban Asmatullah Muavia’s dramatic decision to discard the TTP umbrella and give up terrorist activities inside Pakistan has come as the last nail in the coffin of the al-Qaeda-linked militant conglomerate which has ... [Published The News International - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar celebrates 9-11 attack

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar TTP, the new splinter group of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan (Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan or TTP), released a graphic as well as a statement celebrating al Qaeda's attack on the US on Sept. 11, 2001. The image and statement ... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 3 reports

TTP faction hails new al Qaeda branch

Al Qaeda chief Ayman al Zawahi­ri’s plans to launch a South Asian branch of the terror networ­kAl Qaeda chief Ayman al Zawahiri’s plans to launch a South Asian branch of the terror network. PHOTO: AFPISLAMABAD:A new breakaway faction of the Pakistani ... [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

TTP split grows as Fazlullah expels head of Mohmand Agency unit

PESHAWAR: The strife in the ranks of the outlawed Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) escalated on Thursday as its head Maulana Fazlullah and his shura expelled the Mohmand Agency chapter chief Omar Khalid Khurasani and terminated his membership for indiscipline ... [Published The News International - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Split in militants?

If purpos­e is to eradic­ate milita­ncy from its roots, time is ripe to strike the anvil while groups are still disper­sedWhile the TTP has split under the leadership of Mulla Fazlullah, the smaller urbanised groups have aligned with larger groups from ... [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

TTP splits in three factions yet adamant to target state

ISLAMABAD: The good news is that the Fazlullah-led Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has split in three groups, yet the bad news is that all the three factions led by Fazlullah, Said Khan Sajna and Maulana Khurasani are adamant to target the state of P ... [Published The News International - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

New Taliban group vows attacks

ISLAMABAD: A new bloc of the Pakistani Taliban has vowed to carry on the movement’s campaign of bombings and shootings, in the militants’ first video message since a major army assault on their strongholds.Senior commanders announced the creation of a ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 3 reports

Taliban splinter group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar forms in northwestern Pakistan

A group of commanders from the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan has broken away from the organization and formed Jamaat-ul-Ahrar. The creation of Jamaat-ul-Ahrar is a blow to the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan, as a top commander from Mohmand ... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Pakistani Taliban face division as senior rebel leaders launch splinter group

Senior Pakistani Taliban have launched a splinter group over serious differences in the ranks of the banned outfit, a senior leader of the new faction said Tuesday.The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Jamaatul Ahrar is the second group launched months ... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 26 2014]

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31 militants, 3 troops slain in Khyber attacks [Published Oman Tribune - Sep 17 2014]
NATIONAL - Shehryar group renews loyalty to TTP... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Sep 17 2014]
Pakistan: TTP Hardening Lines – Analysis [Published Eurasia Review - Sep 16 2014]
Sheheryar Mehsud group parts ways with TTP [Published Pakistan Today - Sep 15 2014]
Military offensive widens crack in TTP, forces ... [Published Oman Tribune - Sep 15 2014]
New study: Islamic State overtaking al-Qaida in... [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 14 2014]
Punjabi Taliban call off armed struggle in Paki... [Published Bakhtar News Agency - Sep 14 2014]
Death knell for TTP [Published The News International - Sep 14 2014]
Anti govt stir in Pakistan [Published The Echo Of India - Sep 14 2014]
Jihadist Social Media Swaps Core Al-Qaeda for I... [Published IHS - Sep 12 2014]
'Islamic State' 'seeking foothold' in South Asi... [Published Deutsche Welle - Sep 12 2014]
Jamaat-ul-Ahrar celebrates 9-11 attack [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Sep 11 2014]
Ideological purification: Understanding the TTP... [Published DAWN Group - Sep 11 2014]
IS and Pakistani terror groups: Where will the ... [Published DAWN Group - Sep 10 2014]
Pushing Pakistan off the precipice [Published Millennium Post - Sep 08 2014]
South Asia Intelligence Review, Volume 13, No. 10 [Published South Asian Terrorism Portal - Sep 08 2014]
Pak Punjabi Taliban to change focus of insurgen... [Published Yahoo! India - Sep 06 2014]
TTP faction hails new al Qaeda branch [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 06 2014]
'Pakistan faces greater threat from Qaida wing' [Published Times of India - Sep 05 2014]
Taliban faction welcomes Qaeda branch [Published Gulf Times - Sep 05 2014]
Punjabi Taliban shifts focus to Afghanistan [Published SAMAA TV - Sep 05 2014]
Renegade Pak Taliban supports al-Qaeda's South ... [Published Deccan Herald - Sep 05 2014]
TTP expels Mohmand Agency chief for interfering... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 05 2014]
Pakistani Taliban Faction Welcomes New al-Qaida... [Published Naharnet - Sep 05 2014]
TTP split grows as Fazlullah expels head of Moh... [Published The News International - Sep 05 2014]
NATIONAL - Tension among TTP factions spirals [Published The Nation Pakistan - Sep 05 2014]
Pak Taliban commander revolts against Fazlullah [Published Business Standard India - Sep 04 2014]
Deepening split: TTP expels splinter group chief [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 04 2014]
Pakistan Taliban Faction Announce Split, New Le... [Published Naharnet - Sep 04 2014]
Pakistan Security Brief - September 4, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - Sep 04 2014]
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Jamaat-ul-Ahrar celebrates 9-11 attack [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Sep 11 2014]
Jamaat-ul-Ahrar TTP, the new splinter group of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan (Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan or TTP), released a graphic as well as a statement celebrating al Qaeda's attack on the US on Sept. 11, 2001. The image and statement ...
Pakistan Security Brief - September 4, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - Sep 04 2014]
PTI chief Imran Khan asks PTI parliamentarians to return to Parliament; PAT chief Tahirul Qadri asks supporters to vacate Parliament lawns; PTI claims government accepts all its demands except that regarding Prime Minister Sharif’s resignation; PTI submits ...
Jaamat-ul-Ahrar is 'separate from the TTP leade... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Aug 27 2014]
Ihsanullah Ihsan, the former spokesman of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan (Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan or TTP), confirmed in an email to The Long War Journal that the newly formed Jaamat-ul-Ahrar TTP is "separate from the TTP leadership." "Jamaat-ul-Ahrar ...
Taliban splinter group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar forms in... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Aug 26 2014]
A group of commanders from the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan has broken away from the organization and formed Jamaat-ul-Ahrar. The creation of Jamaat-ul-Ahrar is a blow to the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan, as a top commander from Mohmand ...
Taliban splinter group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar forms in... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Aug 26 2014]
A group of commanders from the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan has broken away from the organization and formed Jamaat-ul-Ahrar. The creation of Jamaat-ul-Ahrar is a blow to the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan, as a top commander from Mohmand ...
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