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Rappler's latest stories on TTP


U.S. offers $5-M reward for Pakistan Taliban leader

Mar 09, 2018 - 3:32 PM

The State Department posted the reward for information leading to the identification or location of Maulana Fazlullah, the head of the outlawed Tehreek–e-Taliban Pakistan militant group

MAULANA FAZLULLAH. A 2010 video shows Maulana Fazlullah in Peshawar. File photo by A. Majeed/AFP

Taliban gunmen kill 29 in Pakistan air force base attack

Sep 18, 2015 - 10:51 PM

The military says insurgents from splinter group Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan entered the residential compound at the base near Peshawar All the attackers are killed

TALIBAN ATTACK. Pakistani security personnel help an injured comrade (C) to a hospital following an attack by militants on a Pakistan Air Force base in Peshawar on September 18, 2015. Hasham Ahmed/AFP

Amir Khan visits Pakistan massacre school

Dec 30, 2014 - 11:09 AM

Khan offers prayers at a memorial to the dead at the school gates and says he will set up academies for young people in selected Pakistani cities

PAKISTANI ROOTS. British world champion boxer Amir Khan (C) prays at Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan. Photo by Arshad Arbab/EPA

Al-Qaeda 'bursting with pain' over Pakistan school attack

Dec 21, 2014 - 8:07 PM

Al Qaeda s regional branch urge militants to target only security forces

HONORING THE VICTIMS. Pakistani people lay floral wreath for the school children who were killed in a terror attack at the Army run school, in Peshawar, Pakistan, 20 December 2014. Bilawal Arbab/EPA

Pakistanis pray, resolve to fight terror at stricken school

Dec 21, 2014 - 6:11 PM

First they attacked mosques then markets and now they have started attacking schools We cannot tolerate this We can die but we will not let our children be killed

HONORING THE VICTIMS. Pakistani people lay floral wreath for the school children who were killed in a terror attack at the Army run school, in Peshawar, Pakistan, 20 December 2014. Bilawal Arbab/EPA

7 dead as Pakistan hits militant hideouts

Dec 20, 2014 - 2:12 PM

Police and paramilitary raid suspected militant hideouts four days following the attack at a military run school in Peshaware

Pakistani army soldiers man an armed vehicle along a street during the executions of two militants Aqil alias Doctor Usman and Arshad Mehmood in a Faisalabad jail, on December 19, 2014. Photo by Chaudhry Asad/AFP

Khan to donate gold trunks to help Pakistani massacre school

Dec 19, 2014 - 10:01 AM

I can only imagine what those parents are going through says Khan who has a months old daughter

KHAN CAN. Amir Khan lands a left jab on Devon Alexander en route to a unanimous decision win. Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images/AFP

Pakistan mourns 148 killed in Taliban school massacre

Dec 17, 2014 - 12:20 PM

2nd UPDATE The attack sparks condemnation worldwide and leads the Pakistani government and military to reaffirm their determination to defeat a group that has killed thousands

'ENOUGH.' Pakistani journalists light candles to pray for the victims who were killed in an attack at the Army run school in Peshawar, during a memorial ceremony in Islamabad Pakistan, 16 December 2014. T. Mughal/EPA

Global outrage for Taliban attack on Pakistan school

Dec 17, 2014 - 7:49 AM

World leaders condemn the Taliban massacre of Pakistani schoolchildren as heinous and an act of horror

TERROR EMERGENCY. Pakistani men carry an injured student to a hospital following an attack by Taliban gunmen on a school in Peshawar on December 16, 2014. A Majeed/AFP

Carnage as Taliban storm Pakistan school, kill 141

Dec 16, 2014 - 4:08 PM

UPDATED Survivors describe how the militants went from room to room shooting children as young as 12 during the 8 hour onslaught at the Army Public School in Peshawar

INJURED STUDENT. A school boy who was injured in a Taliban attack receives medical treatment at a hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan, 16 December 2014. Photo by Arshad Arbab/EPA

Taliban warns foreign firms as Pakistan sends in the tanks

Jun 16, 2014 - 8:46 PM

The Taliban warns all foreign investors airlines and multinational corporations to suspend their ongoing matters with Pakistan and prepare to leave Pakistan otherwise they will be responsible for their own loss

WARNING. TTP spokesman Shahidullah Shahid warned foreign investors, airlines and multinational corporations to suspend their ongoing matters with Pakistan and to leave Pakistan, otherwise they will be responsible for their own 'loss.' File photo by Saood Rehman/EPA

Pakistan repels 2nd Taliban attack on Karachi airport

Jun 10, 2014 - 10:56 PM

The latest assault on the airport raised further questions about the authorities ability to secure key facilities in the face of a resurgent enemy

AIRPORT ATTACK. Pakistani Police (L) and Airport Security Force (R) personnel patrol after an operation against suspected Islamic militants, at Jinnah International Airport, in Karachi, Pakistan, 09 June 2014. Photo by AFP

Pakistan resumes Taliban talks despite deadly blast

Mar 05, 2014 - 11:00 PM

The government opened negotiations with the Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan last month in a bid to end their bloody 7 year insurgency

MAKING PROGRESS. Special Assistant to Pakistan's prime minister Irfan Siddiqui (R) holds talks with Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) committee members Maulana Sami-ul-Haq (C) and Professor Ibrahim Khan (L) during their meeting in Akora Khattak.

Pakistan demands ceasefire from Taliban to restart talks

Feb 18, 2014 - 9:37 PM

An Agence France Presse source says both sides could have agreed on a ceasefire had the Monday meeting taken place

Grenade attack at Pakistan cinema kills 10: officials

Feb 11, 2014 - 9:06 PM

The attack came as negotiators for the Pakistani gov t and the Taliban met for a 2nd time as part of efforts to end the bloody 7 year insurgency

Pakistan-Taliban peace talks falter as they begin

Feb 04, 2014 - 11:14 PM

Government negotiators fail to show up

Pakistan's Khan declines Taliban talks role

Feb 03, 2014 - 11:59 PM

Despite the moves to hold peace talks new attacks against Pakistani military were reported on Monday

PEACE TALKS. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif named a team to begin dialogue with the militants, who have been waging an insurgency since 2007

Pakistan Taliban choose leader, dismiss peace talks

Nov 08, 2013 - 9:25 AM

The Pakistani Taliban appointed Maulana Fazullah as its new chief Fazullah sunk government plans for peace talks

MAULANA FAZLULLAH. A 2010 video shows Maulana Fazlullah in Peshawar.  AFP PHOTO/ A. MAJEED/FILES

Taliban name interim chief as Pakistan mulls US response

Nov 03, 2013 - 10:11 PM

The death of TTP leader Mehsud represents a significant blow for the TTP but it prompted a furious response from the Pakistani government

US drone strike kills Pakistani Taliban leader: sources

Nov 01, 2013 - 11:37 PM

UPDATED Three local intelligence officials in Miranshah confirmed the leader s death while a senior Taliban source said Mehsud was killed in the strike along with his bodyguard driver and uncle

Pakistan suicide attack kills 8 including provincial minister

Oct 17, 2013 - 12:29 AM

Israr Ullah Gandapur law minister for the restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province is now the third lawmaker from the province to have been killed following the elections on May 11

Top Pakistani Taliban leader captured – US

Oct 12, 2013 - 2:46 AM

Latif Mehsud is a senior commander in the Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan which claimed responsibility for the attempted bombing of Times Square in 2010