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A Profile of Omar Khalid Khurasani: Emir of Jamaatal Ahrar

  By Dr. Farhan Zahid  Dated: July 27, 2015 Few commanders of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have managed to keep up the momentum of jihadi activities in both tribal areas and settled districts of Pakistan as Abdul Wali alias Omar Khalid Khurasani. Wali more commonly known by his nom de guerre Omar Khalid Khurasani started his jihadi career as the commander of TTP Mohmand agency, and remained part of ...

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Security Report First Quarter 2015

  During the first three months of Year 2015, Federally Administered Tribal Areas passed through disturbed period where the violent conflict between militants and military remained at its peak. In total 736 casualties, 543 killings and 193 injuries happened during the above mentioned reporting period. The worst affected agency remained the volatile Khyber Agency where military operations were under way ...

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FRC Annual Security Report 2014

  The year 2014, like previous years, didn't pass unperturbed. This year, 387 terrorism-related incidents were recorded across FATA's seven agencies, killing 2124 people and injuring at least 728. The common trends this year were bomb blasts, target killings, and clashes between militants and the security forces. The highest toll was taken by bomb blasts, which every agency experienced. In the 115 inci ...

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TIGAH: A Journal of Peace and Development (Volume: V, June 2014)

  The latest issue of TIGAH is an attempt to explore factors leading to this unrest and seek ways and means; how to tackle the menace of rising terrorism in the region. The journal discusses the implications of US policy in Afghanistan and the resulting worsening state of law and order in the tribal belt of Pakistan. While raising questions over legality of US drone attacks, the issue explains how it b ...

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Security Report Third Quarter 2014

  In the past three months, from July to September 2014, the security situation of FATA remained disturbed. During the third quarter of 2014, a total of 91 terrorism‐related incidents were recorded that caused 628 deaths and another 94 fatal injuries. The most volatile agency was North Waziristan Agency, followed by Khyber and Bajaur agencies. Orakzai, Mohmand, Kurram and South Waziristan agencies too ...

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Security Report Second Quarter 2014

  In the outgoing quarter covering April to June 2014, 129 incidents of terrorism with varying degrees were recorded across FATA's seven agencies, killing 652 and injuring 249. One of the key trends in the last three months was target killing, mostly in Khyber Agency, North Waziristan and Bajaur Agency. In Khyber Agency alone, 18 incidents of target killing claimed 21 lives and injured 9 people. Anothe ...

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Security Report First Quarter 2014

  Federally Administered Tribal Areas were found deeply unsettled during the last three months, January to March, of the current year as shock-waves of terrorism sent ripples across all seven agencies. The level of impact however varied from agency to agency. Those agencies, Khyber, Kurram, SWA, where peace was established in previous quarters after undergoing military offensives were again found drown ...

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