Pakistan

Armed counter-terrorism police made a series of arrests on Thursday, over what they described a a potential attack linked to extremist Islamist ideology.

Four men were arrested, three in east London. The fourth man was arrested by unarmed officers in Leicestershire.

The raids followed a joint investigation by counter-terrorism police and MI5, the security service.

 

July 12, 2020

UK counter-terrorism police arrest four men over ‘potential attack’

Armed counter-terrorism police made a series of arrests on Thursday, over what they described a a potential attack linked to extremist Islamist ideology. Four men arrested […]
December 24, 2019

Russian official says IS fighters arriving in Afghanistan primarily through Pakistan and planning to invade Central Asia

Speaking on the sidelines of the Regional Security Dialogue on Wednesday, Nikolai Patrushev, Russia’s security council secretary, said the situation continues to deteriorate in Afghanistan and […]
June 20, 2019

ITCT Statement Regarding the Website Ban in Pakistan

Today, we received an unpleasant news that the ITCT website has been blocked in Pakistan for unspecified reasons. We are a UK-based counter terrorism think tank […]
June 8, 2019

Interview with ITCT Deputy Director on the recent jihadi developments in South Asia

This week ITCT Newsdesk interviewed ITCT Deputy Director and Head South Asia desk on terrorism, Faran Jeffery, about the recent developments in South Asia involving Islamic […]
May 29, 2019

Pakistan arrests 6 men for raising funds for Jaish-e-Mohammed

Pakistan: Pakistan has arrested six men accused of raising funds for Jaish-e-Mohammed, an outlawed Pakistan-based group that claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing that killed 40 […]
May 15, 2019

After Wilayat Hind, Islamic State casually announces Wilayat Pakistan

On Wednesday, the Islamic State terror group casually announced a “province” in Pakistan, days after the terrorist organization used the name “Hind Province” for an attack […]
May 8, 2019

Hizbul Ahrar claims responsibility for suicide attack against security forces outside Sufi shrine in Lahore

Pakistan: At least 10 people, including five policemen, have been killed in blast outside Lahore’s Data Darbar, confirmed Punjab’s police chief. Another 20 people were injured. The […]
April 19, 2019

Pakistan Counter-Terrorism Department arrests suspected Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan terrorist allegedly involved in the murder of Daniel Pearl

Pakistan: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) arrested two suspected terrorists with alleged links to the banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Friday. The CTD sources said that on […]
April 16, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Pakistani commandos kill 5 terrorists in a 17 hour long counter-terror operation in Peshawar city, evidence suggests that IS and TTP may be collaborating

Pakistan: A police officer and at least five terrorists were killed in an operation against terrorists holed up inside a residential compound in Peshawar’s Hayatabad area. Three […]

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