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Jalaluddin Haqqani dead: What is the militant network, how was it formed

Taliban announce death of founder of Afghanistan’s most feared terrorist group, former aide says he died years ago

Who was Jalaluddin Haqqani?

Haqqani Network leader Jalaluddin Haqqani was a significant militant figure in Afghanistan who maintained close ties with both the Taliban and al-Qaida.


Jalaluddin Haqqani, founder of militant Haqqani network, dead: Afghan Taliban

Jalaluddin Haqqani was appointed the minister of tribal affairs in the Taliban government, a position he held till 2001 when the US invasion of Afghanistan ousted the Taliban.

Put on terror funds watch list, Pakistan agrees to action plan

Will act soon, go after terror groups, says Pakistan; India welcomes move

US sees Haqqani network behind ambulance bombing in Kabul

The United States has long blamed militant safe havens in Pakistan for prolonging the war in Afghanistan, giving insurgents from the Haqqani network a place to plot attacks and rebuild their forces.

Pakistan hasn't done anything significant in war against terror: US

Acknowledging that Pakistan has not taken steps it promised after the announcement of the South Asia Strategy, the senior administration official said that the White House is still hopeful that Pakistan sees that it is in its interest to co-operate on the US strategy in Afghanistan.


US wants Pakistan to act quickly to show support in countering militants

On Monday, during a visit to Kabul, Rex Tillerson urged Pakistan to act against safe havens on its soil.

Pakistan ready for joint operation to destroy Haqqani Network safe havens: Asif

The Haqqani network has carried out a number of kidnappings and attacks against US interests in Afghanistan. The group is also blamed for several deadly attacks against Indian interests in Afghanistan, including the 2008 bombing of the Indian mission in Kabul that killed 58 people.

US blocks $350 million coalition support fund to Pakistan for insufficient action against Haqqani network

The decision, which was based on US Defence Secretary James Mattis' report that says Islamabad has failed to take 'sufficient actions' against the terrorist group Haqqani network, comes prior to the US review of its policy on South Asian countries Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Pakistan needs to take decisive action against Haqqani network: US

The US is encouraged by some signs from Kabul and Islamabad that point towards a renewed effort at improving Afghanistan-Pakistan relations, and Pakistani support for the reconciliation process in Afghanistan.