Killed at 71, Ayman al-Zawahri Led a Life of Secrecy and Violence

A radicalized Egyptian physician, he was regarded as the intellectual spine of Osama bin Laden’s terrorist organization, and ran it after Bin Laden was killed in 2011.

#abdullah-abdullah-ahmed-abu-muhammad-al-masri, #afghanistan, #al-qaeda, #al-qaeda-in-mesopotamia, #bin-laden-hamza, #bin-laden-osama, #egyptian-islamic-jihad, #federally-administered-tribal-areas-pakistan, #international-relations, #islamabad-pakistan, #islamic-state-in-iraq-and-syria-isis, #muslims-and-islam, #peshawar-pakistan, #religion-and-belief, #september-11-2001, #terrorism, #united-states-international-relations, #zawahri-ayman-al

Days After Ouster, Imran Khan Is Back on the Trail in Pakistan

With fiery critiques of his rivals and the U.S., the former prime minister has drawn thousands to rallies across Pakistan and stoked fears of more political turmoil.

#bajwa-qamar-javed, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #islamabad-pakistan, #khan-imran, #marriott-international-inc, #pakistan, #pakistan-tehreek-e-insaf, #peshawar-pakistan, #united-states-international-relations

Pakistan Identifies Peshawar Suicide Bomber and Network, Police Say

The attack at a Shiite mosque, claimed by an ISIS affiliate, killed at least 63 people and left nearly 200 wounded.

#afghanistan, #islamic-state-in-iraq-and-syria-isis, #islamic-state-khorasan, #kabul-afghanistan, #pakistan, #peshawar-pakistan, #terrorism

At Least 57 Dead in Pakistan After Mosque Attack

At least 57 people were killed and more than 100 wounded after an explosion tore through a Shiite mosque in Peshawar, in northwestern Pakistan.

#afghanistan, #deaths-fatalities, #islamic-state-khorasan, #muslims-and-islam, #peshawar-pakistan, #terrorism

Blast at Pakistani Religious School Kills at Least 7

No group claimed immediate responsibility for the bombing, which took place while classes were happening at a madrasa in the suburbs of Peshawar, Pakistan.

#khan-imran, #peshawar-pakistan, #private-and-sectarian-schools, #terrorism