Posts tagged as: TTP

TTP deeply divided over dialogue with gov’t

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) is deeply divided over the issue of talks with the PML-N government as the group’s leaders have come up with contradictory statements last over the past few days. The government is also in a mess over the Taliban talks issue as Information Minister, Pervez Rashid says talks have started with the Taliban […]

Chaudhry Nisar denies talks with Taliban

The government Sunday denied media reports that talks with the Taliban have started.   The BBC Urdu service had earlier reported that Pakistani officials have started talks with the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan or TTP.   The TTP spokesman, Shahidullah Shahid, also rejected the talks reports as baseless and part of propaganda.   Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar […]

Pakistani Taliban face rift over gov’t peace talks offer

Pakistani Taliban face rift over the issue of talks with the government as the central chief, Hakimullah Mehsud, has sacked a senior leader after he expressed willingness to talk to the government.  Astmatullah Muavia, senior leader of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan and chief of the faction in Punjab province, welcomed the dialogue offer by Prime Minister Nawaz […]

Six die as Taliban launch major attack on Dera Ismail Khan jail

Heavily armed Pakistani Taliban launched attack on a big jail in northwest of the country and killed four policemen, officials said Tuesday.   They said nearly 100 Taliban stormed jail in Dera Ismail Khan late Monday to set free militants from the heavily-guarded prison.     Unconfirmed reports said that dozens of prisoners escaped from […]

Pakistani Taliban claim responsibility for Sukkar attack


Pakistani Taliban have claimed responsibility for the attack on the ISI office in Sukkar which has killed nine people including intelligence officials. A Taliban commander told the media the TTP Mohmand chapter and the Punjabi Taliban jointly carried out the attack Wednesday evening. The unnamed commander rejected the claim by a Taliban faction Jundullah group […]

Pakistani Taliban face rift over spokesman’s removal

Pakistani Taliban, blamed for most of the attacks in the country, face rift days after the leadership dismissed Ehsanullah Ehsan as the central spokesman over his alleged threats to the Afghan Taliban. Ehsan refused to accept the central council’s decision and has approached the Taliban court against the decision announced this week. A Taliban pamphlet […]

Suicide attack kills 4 soldiers in North Waziristan

  A suicide bomber Thursday attacked a check post of security forces in restive North Waziristan tribal region and killed four soldiers, security sources said.    The attack on a roadside check post also injured three security personnel, they said.   Residents said they also heard firing after the attack.   No group claimed responsibility […]

TTP claims responsibility for Karachi, KPK attacks

Pakistani Taliban Wednesday claimed responsibility for the bomb attack on Sindh High Court Justice Baqar Maqbool’s convoy in Karachi which killed eight security men and injured the judge.   The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan said that the Taliban also carried out attacks on the local peace council chief in Bannu and a police […]

US drone kills 7 people in North Waziristan

An American spy aircraft fired missiles into North Waziristan tribal region and killed at least seven persons late Friday, official sources said.   The drone aircraft fired two missiles on a house in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan, bordering Afghanistan, they said.   The house was completely destroyed in the strike, the second in […]

TTP confirms death of Wali-ur-Rehman in US drone strike

Pakistani Taliban on Thursday confirmed that their deputy Waliur Rehman was killed in a US drone strike and announced to withdraw their dialogue offer to the new government     Taliban spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan said via by the phone from an undisclosed location that Taliban would take revenge of the killing of their deputy chief.   […]

Nawaz Sharif says Taliban talks offer to be taken seriously

PML-N Chief Nawaz Sharif, Monday said Taliban’s offer for peace talks should be taken seriously as every issue cannot be solved through use of power and bullet.   Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) party is set to form government following victory in the May 11 general elections.   He spoke to the members-elect of the National […]

TTP claims attack on army, police near Peshawar

Pakistani Taliban Friday claimed responsibility for attack on the army and police near Peshawar, which killed at least two military personnel.   Seven, including three policemen, were injured when militants ambushed their vehicles late Thursday.   Heavily armed militants attacked a police Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) which was on a routine patrol on Kohat Road […]


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