U.S. Designates Pakistan’s Jamaat-Ur-Ahrar as “Terrorist Group”

ISLAMABAD, Aug 4 – The United States has added the Pakistani militant outfit Jamaat-ur-Ahrar to its list of global terrorists, triggering sanctions against a group that has staged multiple attacks on civilians, religious minorities and soldiers. Jamaat-ur-Ahrar has claimed responsibility for at least five major attacks in Pakistan since December, including the Easter Sunday bombing

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Pakistan Detained More Than 5,000 After Easter Bombing Killed 70

By Asad Hashim ISLAMABAD, March 29 – Pakistani authorities detained more than 5,000 suspects, then released most of them, in the two days since a suicide bomber hit a park in the eastern city of Lahore at Easter, killing at least 70 people, a provincial minister said on Tuesday. Investigators were keeping 216 suspects in

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