Rally in Chadoora in memory of Yatoo, clashes in Srinagar

Rally in Chadoora in memory of Yatoo, clashes in Srinagar

Srinagar: Slain Hizbul commander Yasin Yatoo alias Mehmood Gaznavi was remembered by thousands of people on Friday who took out a pro-freedom rally in his native village in Budgam district. Thousands of people participated in the peaceful protest march taken out in Nagam Chadoora area that went up to the home of Yatoo. Itoo, whose […]

Funeral prayers at IUST for student-turned-militant

Funeral prayers at IUST for student-turned-militant

Srinagar: A funeral prayer in absentia was held on Thursday at the Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) in Awantipora, for former engineering student turned militant, Irfan Sheikh. Sources in the university told Kashmir Reader that hundreds of students attended the funeral prayers, following which they held protests within the university campus. “The students […]

Protests in PaK

Protests in PaK

Muzaffarabad: A rally to condemn United States’ decision designating Hizbul Mujahideen as a “terrorist organisation” was taken out in Muzaffarabad in Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK), on Thursday. “Hizbul Mujahideen is a not a terrorist organisation but stands for the sentiments and aspirations of Kashmiris and is the centre of their hopes,” read a banner carried […]

DeM, DFP condemn US for designating Hizb as ‘terrorist’ group

DeM, DFP condemn US for designating Hizb as ‘terrorist’ group

Srinagar: Stating that both India and America are known for their anti-Muslim stand and policies, Dukhtaran-e-Millat on Thursday urged the Muslims across the world to condemn and denounce the US state department’s order designating Hizbul Mujahideen as a “foreign terrorist organization”. “How ironic is it that an oppressor (India) which is continuing it brutality and […]

US designates Hizbul Mujahideen as ‘foreign terrorist group’

US designates Hizbul Mujahideen as ‘foreign terrorist group’

Washington: The US on Wednesday designated Kashmiri militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen as a “foreign terrorist organisation”, nearly two months after declaring the group’s Pakistan-based chief Syed Salahuddin as a “global terrorist”. The designation, which slaps a series of US sanctions on the outfit, came against the backdrop of upsurge in the activities of the militant […]

Zakir Musa and Al-Qaeda

Zakir Musa and Al-Qaeda

Javeed Ali On July 27, British newspaper, The Guardian ran a story of Kashmiri militant Zakir Musa becoming head of ‘Al-Qaeda linked cell’ – Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind. The creation of the group was announced by Global Islamic Media Front, an Al-Qaeda-affiliated information network, a report in the Guardian said. A day after this news, United Jihad […]

After Gaznavi, Hizb names Mohammad Bin Qasim as new commander

After Gaznavi, Hizb names Mohammad Bin Qasim as new commander

Srinagar: Hizbul Mujahideen on Monday named Mohammad bin Qasim as its “field operational commander” in Kashmir in place of Yaseen Yattoo who was killed yesterday in a fierce gunbattle with security forces in Shopian district. Qasim was made the new commander of Hizb at a meeting of the outfit’s command council chaired by Syed Salahuddin […]

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