Ilyas Kashmiri

  • Ilyas Kashmiri is alive and active: sources 16-07-2011 11:22 AM

    Islamabad: Al Qaeda-linked militant commander Ilyas Kashmiri, who was reported to have been killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan's tribal belt in June, is still alive, according to a media report on Saturday. Kashmiri, the chief of the Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami is still alive and active in the border...
  • Kashmiri may have aided 26/11 terror attacks: Pak 28-06-2011 07:02 PM

    Islamabad: Slain al Qaeda-linked militant commander Ilyas Kashmiri 'may also have been part' of the Mumbai attacks but India's claim that he may have been supported by Pakistan is misplaced, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said. Malik claimed he had confirmation that Kashmiri had been killed in a US drone...
  • US declines to confirm Ilyas Kashmiri's killing 07-06-2011 10:38 AM

    Washington: Despite Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani's reported assertion that Washington has confirmed the death of Ilyas Kashmiri, the United States has declined to do so. "I don't have any confirmation of that," State Department spokesman Mark Toner told reporters on Monday when asked about Gilani's statement about the...
  • US, Pak authorities dispute Kashmiri's death 07-06-2011 07:13 AM

    London: US and Pakistani authorities disagree sharply over claims that senior al Qaeda leader Ilyas Kashmiri was killed in a recent missile strike, officials from both countries said on Monday, suggesting sharp strains persist between authorities in Washington and Islamabad. Two days ago, intelligence officials in Pakistan claimed that Kashmiri,...
  • Pak on alert following Ilyas Kashmiri's killing 06-06-2011 02:48 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistani law enforcement agencies have been put on alert in the federal capital and northern parts of the country to prevent possible suicide attacks to avenge the killing of al Qaeda-linked terrorist Ilyas Kashmiri in a US drone attack. The National Crisis Management Cell (NCMC) of the Interior Ministry...
  • Pak minister says Kashmiri is very likely dead 06-06-2011 07:35 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Sunday that he was "98 per cent sure" senior al Qaeda figure Ilyas Kashmiri had been killed in a US drone strike near the Afghan border. US officials in Washington said however they were highly sceptical of reports that Kashmiri, seen by...
  • Bombings kill 24 people in northwest Pakistan 06-06-2011 07:20 AM

    Islamabad: A suicide bomber attacked a bakery in Pakistan's northwest on Sunday, killing 18 people, and another bomb in the volatile region left six others dead. The attacks were the latest in a wave of bloodshed to hit Pakistan since the US raid that killed al Qaeda Chief Osama bin...
  • Who is Illyas Kashmiri? 04-06-2011 02:00 PM

    New Delhi: Maulana Illyas Kashmiri or Muhammad Illyas Kashmiri is an Islamist militant who fought with the Afghan Mujahideen, Kashmiri terror groups and with the al-Qaeda-Taliban against the international forces in Afghanistan, Pakistani forces in Pakistan and Indian forces in Kashmir. Leader of the 313 Brigade group, a breakaway from...