South Asia Studies Project

Pakistani PM Imran Khan On Tehran Visit: 'U.S. President Donald Trump Asked Us To Facilitate Some Sort Of Dialogue With Iran'
Taliban Statement On Cancellation Of U.S.-Taliban Peace Talks: 'Trump Has... Fully Exposed His Evil Satanic Agenda Of Prolonging The War In Afghanistan'
'Rai Al-Yawm' Daily: U.S. Has Admitted Defeat In Afghanistan; The Taliban's Islamic Emirate Is Coming Back
Afghan Taliban React To President Trump's Cancellation Of U.S.-Taliban Talks, Warn: 'This Will Harm America More Than Anyone Else'; 'We Shall Continue Our Jihad'
Pakistani Writer Dr. Sughra Sadaf Urges Pakistan To Establish Diplomatic Ties With Israel, Says: 'The Thing To Remember Is That The Freedom Of Palestine Is Not Just The Problem Of Muslims'
Taliban Mark 100th Anniversary Of Afghan Victory Day Against British Rule, Say: 'Gaining Independence Today – Like Yesterday – Requires Jihad In The Path Of Allah'
Indonesia's Growing Engagement With The Afghan Taliban
Pakistani Urdu-Language Daily Urges Turkey, Pakistan, And Saudi Arabia To Lead A NATO-Like 'Security Council Of Muslim Countries,' Cites Koranic Verse, Says: 'This Is An Order Of Allah'
Indian Muslim Actress Zaira Wasim Quits Bollywood For Islam, Says: 'My Relationship With My Religion Was Threatened... I Do Not Belong Here'
The Doha Agreement – Paving The Way For The Taliban's Takeover Of Afghanistan And Enforcement Of Shari'a-Based Governance
Indian Islamic Schoolbooks Teach Hate Against Polytheists And Unbelievers
Sri Lankan Reformist Theologian Moulavi Laffir Madani: 'We Must Reintroduce The Sense Of Humanity In Islam, The Sense Of Peace, The Fraternity Of Which We Speak'
Mumbai-Based Urdu-Language Daily Promotes Enmity Against Jews And Christians, Dubs Non-Muslims As 'Enemies Of God,' Cites Koran: 'Do Not Make Jews And Christians Your Friends'
Latest Issue Of Urdu-Language Magazine Nawa-i-Afghan Pays Tribute To Osama Bin Laden, Says: 'Crusader Chief America Is Restless To Withdraw Its Troops Who Are Being Defeated In Afghanistan'
Veteran Pakistani Editor Rahimullah Yusufzai: Qatar May Have More Influence Than Pakistan On Afghan Taliban; Qatar 'Has Maintained Friendly Relations With The Taliban And... Muslim Brotherhood And Hamas'
U.S.-Taliban Talks Yielding A Lasting Role For Turkey And Iran In Afghanistan
Kashmiri Suicide Bomber Adil Ahmed Dar In Video: 'This Jihad Of Ours Is A Series In Ghazwatul Hind [Battle Of India], Which Cannot Be Broken By Cow-Urine Drinkers'
ISIS Supporters Brandish ISIS Flag and Chant "Islamic State Will Remain" After Friday Prayers in Kashmir
Pakistani PM Imran Khan Says 'No Mention Of Jesus In History,' Announces Int'l Anti-Blasphemy Convention: The West Should Be Made To Understand Our Love For Muhammad
Islamic Scholar Maulana Ilyas Qasmi Speaking At Event Organized By Pakistani NGO: 'Defense Of The State Of Medina Lies In The Killing Of Jews'
Barelvi Clerics Threaten Siege Of Pakistan If Christian Blasphemy Convict Not Hanged
Pakistan's Federal Minister Noorul Haq Qadri Shares Stage With Jihadi Leaders, Says: 'The Constitution Of Pakistan Has Declared Qadianis To Be Kafirs [Unbelievers]'
Chinese Ambassador To Syria: The Two Countries Have A Golden Opportunity To Strengthen Their Ties
Pakistan's Federal Minister Shireen Mazari: 'America Can Never Be A Natural Strategic Ally'; 'Iran... Was Able To Withstand The New Force Of American Imperialism'
A Jewish Organization Lobbies On Behalf Of Pakistan's New Antisemitic And Pro-Jihad Prime Minister
Al-Qaeda In The Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) In 'Pakistan Is Ours' Statement: Pakistan Army Is Like Napoleon, Pakistan Is 'America's Grazing Field'
Pakistan's Next Prime Minister Imran Khan Says Pakistanis 'Think The U.S. Is Not Fighting A War Against Terror; It's A War Against Islam'; 'Jewish Lobby... Controls The Global Media'
India TV Debate on Divorce in Islam Erupts into Violence
Pakistani Columnist Kamila Hayat: 'New Research Points To An Unexpected Link Between The Study Of Science, Particularly Engineering, And Militant Attacks'
The Pakistani State's Official Fatwa Against Jihad Is Bogus, Deceptive, And Meaningless; The World Will Be Better Without It
Article In Urdu Daily Discusses Pastimes And Sports In Islam, Says: 'The Pastimes Which The Prophet Liked... Prove To Be The Practical Training For Jihad'
'Forty Diseases Of The Jews' – Pakistan Army-Backed Jihadi Commander Maulana Masood Azhar's Book Says: 'Jews Are The Cancer Seeping Into All Of Humanity'
'Mothering A Muslim' – An Inquiry Into Anti-Muslim Bullying In India's Elite Schools
Indian Muslim Woman Leads All-Male Friday Prayer In India's Kerala State
Bangladeshi Writer-In-Exile Taslima Nasreen: 'Every Nation Needs To Create Laws Against Fatwas [Islamic Decrees],' 'We Can't View Women With The Lens Of The Barbaric Arabs'
MEMRI Scholar Tufail Ahmad Drafts 'The Muslim Family Reforms Bill, 2018' To Address Religious And Legal Issues Affecting Muslim Families In India
South Africa-Based Indian Barelvi Group: 'Whoever Performs A Prayer Of Forgiveness For A Dead Kafir [Infidel]... Or If Someone Calls A Dead Hindu A 'Bekanth Baashi' [Dweller Of Paradise]... [They] Are Themselves Kafirs'
Article By MEMRI Scholar Tufail Ahmad: Outlaw the Muslim Personal Law Board; Ensure Five Constitutional Paths for Reform
South Africa-Based Indian Barelvi Group Issues Anti-Shi'a Fatwa, Declares Them Apostates And Evil, Quotes Prophet Muhammad As Saying: 'Shortly There Will Appear A Group Of People Whose Name Will Be Synonymous With Evil'
Article By MEMRI Scholar Tufail Ahmad: Jihad Comes Close To Home
Article By MEMRI Scholar Tufail Ahmad: India's Thought Cops Are Angry With Modi
Pakistani Urdu Magazine Traces Origins Of Cow Slaughter Among Muslims, Says: Mohajirs Brought It To Pakistan And 'Cow Sacrifice Was Popularized By Islamic And Welfare Organizations'
Indian Scholar Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi Examines Influence Of 14th Century Islamic Jurist Ibn Taymiyyah: 'Taymiyyah Propounded A Complete Islamic Theology Of Radicalism, Religious Exclusivism, Violent Extremism And Puritanical Fundamentalism'
Editorial In Pakistani Urdu Daily Cautions Pakistani Army Against Unilateral Action In Afghanistan: 'Why Unilateral Action Was Never Considered In The Case Of India [In Kashmir]'
Article In Pakistani Urdu Daily On Iran Nuclear Deal: 'American History Also Indicates That Its Record Of Implementing Agreements Is Not Good'; 'America Has A Pre-Existing Military Plan Against Iran'
Pakistan Urdu Daily On Likely Pakistan-India War: 'If A Conventional War Takes Place, Pakistan Will Have The Upper Hand'; 'Almighty Allah… Has Given Us The Capability Of 'Buraq' (i.e. Drones)'
Article In Pakistani Daily On Anti-U.S. Sentiment In Pakistan: 'The U.S. Is Making Pakistani Wives Divorce Their Husbands'
Pakistani Blogger Saif Samejo: 'Is It Compulsory To Hate India, America, And Israel In Order To Love Pakistan?'
MEMRI Scholar Tufail Ahmad In Indiafacts: How Bollywood Educates Indians About Pakistani Jihad; 'Al-Qaeda Is Basically A Pakistani Organization'
MEMRI Scholar Tufail Ahmad On India Facts Research Centre Website: 'I Am A Kaffir And I Need A Hug'
Pakistani Urdu Daily: 'It Is Not Impossible That It [America] Has A Hand In What Happened In Saudi Arabia [i.e. In The Terror Attacks In The Saudi Mosques]'
Pakistani Urdu Daily: 'Americans Even Forgot The Pakistan-India Disputes And Turned Their Eyes Away [From The Issue] Of Kashmir, Which Has Been The Basis Of Several Wars'
Article By MEMRI Scholar Tufail Ahmad: 'Pakistan's Continuing War Against Indian Civilization'
Pakistani Islamist Urdu Daily: 'There Is No Justification For Stopping Any Muslim Country From Making Nuclear Weapons And Becoming A Nuclear Power'
Pakistani Urdu Daily Warns Against Nuclear Arms Race In South Asia: 'The Danger Of A Nuclear War In The Most Populated Region Of The World Should Be Worrying For The World Powers'
Urdu Weekly Celebrates Pakistan's 1998 Nuclear Tests: 'Pakistan Conducted Atomic Explosions, Grinding The Indian Military Arrogance Into Dust; A New History Of Islamic Jihad Was Recorded'
Essay By MEMRI Scholar Tufail Ahmad: 'Pakistani Jihad – ISIS Spreads Terror Tentacles In A Dozen Indian States'
MEMRI Scholar Tufail Ahmad In OPEN Magazine: "Jihad: Who Will Contain the Evil?"
MEMRI Scholar In India's Largest Hindi Newspaper: All Muslim Children 6-14 Must Be In School, Not In Madrassas
Pakistani Urdu Daily: 'Saudi Arabia Should Acquire Nuclear Technology... Against Iran's Expansionist Designs'
'When Fasting Becomes A Sin' – Pakistani Doctor's Blog On Death Toll From Ramadan Heat Wave: 'It Is Perfectly In Line With... Islam Not To Fast In Extreme Circumstances'
Pakistani Jihadi Weekly: China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Will Trigger World War III; The U.S. And India 'Will Not... Tolerate The Emerging Chinese Economy's Access To Middle East Markets'
MEMRI Scholar Tufail Ahmad In 'New Indian Express': Pakistani Colonialism Is Destroying Afghanistan
Pakistani Commentator Orya Maqbool Jan: 16th-Century Mughal Emperor Akbar To Blame For Secularism, Free Speech Among South Asian Muslims
Saudi Deputy Minister Of Religious Affairs: 'Pakistan's Atomic Bomb Belongs To The World Of Islam'; Yemen's Houthi Rebels And Their Patrons Dream Of Occupying Mecca And Medina
Pakistani Urdu Daily: 'Iran Will Use The Money [From U.S.-Iran Nuclear Deal] To Buy Weapons, Support Shia [Militia] Groups In Region' – For Example In Iraq, Syria And Yemen
Urdu Article On Yemen Conflict: 'What Could Be Better For The Jews, Hindus, And Christians Than Having These Two Islamic Nuclear Powers [Pakistan And Iran] Fighting Each Other?'
Indian Hindu Leaders Call To Revoke Muslims' Voting Rights, Sterilize Muslims, 'Dig Up The [Bodies Of Their Deceased] Mothers, Sisters And Daughters... And Rape Them'
Article By MEMRI Scholar Tufail Ahmad: 'Should Non-Muslims Be Invited To Madrassas?'
Former Pakistan Army Chief: 'America Is Stoking The Fire Of… Sectarianism On Both Sides'; '[U.S.-Iran Nuclear Deal] Will Strengthen Iran Economically, Making It Easy For It To Carry Out Military Acts Outside Its Borders'
Editorials In Urdu Dailies Urge Pakistani Government To Be Cautious In Supporting Saudi-Led Strikes In Yemen
Pakistani Urdu Daily: 'By Offering The Enticement Of A Nuclear Pact To Iran, Which Is Supporting The Houthi Rebels,' America And Its Allies Are 'Following A Policy Of Weakening The Muslim World'
U.S.-Taliban Talks Yielding A Lasting Role For Turkey And Iran In Afghanistan
Barelvi Clerics Threaten Siege Of Pakistan If Christian Blasphemy Convict Not Hanged
The Pakistani State's Official Fatwa Against Jihad Is Bogus, Deceptive, And Meaningless; The World Will Be Better Without It
'Forty Diseases Of The Jews' – Pakistan Army-Backed Jihadi Commander Maulana Masood Azhar's Book Says: 'Jews Are The Cancer Seeping Into All Of Humanity'
In Article Published By Mainstream Indian Media House NEWS18, Indian Muslim Journalist Suhail Anjum Sees The Phenomenon Of 'Love Jihad' As Islam's Victory
Pakistani Islamism – Flowing Into The United Kingdom
At Anti-Ahmadi Conferences In Pakistan, Islamic Clerics Declare: '[Ahmadi Muslims Are] Brokers Of The Zionist And Imperial powers, And Agents Of Israel'; '[They] Should Be Removed From All Important Positions [In The Military And Government Of Pakistan]'
Towards A Definition Of Islam And Islamism
After Trump's Afghanistan Speech, Pakistani Leaders Declare: 'Pakistan Will Become The Graveyard Of U.S. Soldiers'; 'U.S. Must Not Think Of The Nuclear Pakistan As Its Colony'
The New Long-Term Nuclear Threat To India – The Security Implications Of A Political Party Formed By Pakistani Jihadi Hafiz Muhammad Saeed
Discussing The Islamist Identity Of Pakistan
The Targeting Of America, Israel, And India In Pakistan's Urdu Press After U.S. Designates Kashmiri Jihadi Group Hizbul Mujahideen A Foreign Terrorist Organization
India's Islamic Leaders Defiant After Supreme Court's Landmark Verdict Invalidating Shari'a-Based Instant Triple Divorce
The Murders In Bangladesh - The Role Of ISIS, Al-Qaeda, And Local Jihadis
Anti-Israel BDS Movement In India Targets Iran, Hewlett-Packard, Group-4S, Modi Govt, CIA And Mossad For 'Jointly' Training ISIS
An Historical First For The Saudi Kingdom: Women Participate As Voters And Candidates In Municipal Elections
In Special 'Terrorism And Islam' Issue, Indian Urdu Weekly Accuses Hollywood Of Facilitating U.S. Foreign Policy, Justifies Killings Of Jews On Muhammad's Orders, Says Jihadi Terrorism Is Caused By American Imperialism
Massacre Of Ismaili Muslims In Karachi Indicates Islamic State's (ISIS's) Rise In Pakistan; South Asia's Shi'ites Could Face Serious Danger
Urdu Daily Publishes 43-Part Series On Islam's Blasphemy Laws – 'Martyrs Of The Prophet's Honor'
Growing Radicalization In India And The Threat Of Lone Wolf Attacks
Growing Radicalization In India And The Threat Of Lone Wolf Attacks
1st Issue Of Jihadi Magazine 'Ihya-e-Khilafat' Praises 9/11 Hijackers, Reveals Realignment Of Pakistani Taliban Groups, British Youths Joining Jihadists In Pakistan
Anti-China Pakistan-Based Uyghur Jihadi Group East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) Issues Numerous Videos Online, Increases Attacks in Xinjiang And Other Chinese Regions
Growing Support For The Islamic State (IS) From South Asia To The Far East; Four New Jihadist Groups Planning Islamic Caliphate Comprising Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, And Southern Philippines
India-Centric Jihadi Media Releases Urdu Book On Jihad Dedicated To Indian Jihadis; Book Quotes 11th Century Jurist Al-Sarakhsi As Arguing: 'One Who Rejects Jihad Is An Infidel'
India-Centric Jihadist Media Company Releases Book On Jihad, Quotes Prophet Muhammad: 'The Best Jihad Is That The Legs Of Your Horse Be Cut Off And Your Blood Be Spilt"
Issue VI Of Taliban Magazine 'Azan' Advocates A Jihadist Strategy Of Entangling America In Wars Initiated By Jihadists, Gives Wider Definition To Jihad As A Form Of Worship
Pakistani Jihadi Groups Swear Oath Of Fealty To Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, The Rise Of Tahreek-e-Khilafat Wa Jihad (TKJ)
The Terrorist Groups' Interpretation Of The Koranic Verses Regarding Jihad
MEMRI South Asia Studies Project Director Tufail Ahmad In Column: Reject Religion In Politics
Liberal Pakistani Cartoonist Sabir Nazar Offers Satirical Insights Into Pakistani Mass Consciousness, Challenges Conspiracy Theories And Religious Orthodoxy
Concern In Pakistan Over Government's Negotiations With The Taliban
Through Facebook Discussion Forums, Liberal Pakistani Activists Push The Boundaries Of Freedom Of Thought And Expression In Pakistan
Pakistani TV Channel's Attack On Pakistan's Gay Community, Bedrooms Raided And Gays Accused Of Being Against Islam And A Conspiracy Of Jews And Christians
Jihad's Eastward Expansion From Pakistan To Burma And Beyond
Textbooks In Pakistani Government Schools Teaching Hate Against Christians And Hindus, Jihad And Martyrdom To Young Students
ISIS Supporters Brandish ISIS Flag and Chant "Islamic State Will Remain" After Friday Prayers in Kashmir
India TV Debate on Divorce in Islam Erupts into Violence
Oman Deports Indian Cleric Salman Al-Nadwi to Qatar after He Lambasted Saudi King and U.S. President
Lahor Shah, Defector from ISIS-Khorasan: I Witnessed the Worst Crimes against Humanity
Rafah Cleric Brandishes Knife in Friday Sermon, Calls upon Palestinians to Stab Jews
Uyghur Families Colonize Syrian Village
Egyptian Cleric "Sheik Mizo": Sex before Marriage Is Not Fornication
ISIS Video Aims at Recruiting Uyghurs
Indian Islamic Cleric Leads Memorial Prayer for Charlie Hebdo Attackers
Iraqi Militia Stops Lion at Checkpoint
Commander in Pakistan's Taliban Asmatullah Muawiya: The Pakistani Army Is the Army of Satan, Not of the Muslims
Saudi Activist Lamia Bukhari Defies Cleric over Ban on Women's Driving: We Need This
TV Report: Superstition an Obstacle to Eradication of Polio in Pakistan
Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, Founder of Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba Militant Group, Pledges to Wage Jihad against the US and India and Says: "Atomic Pakistan Will Shine on the Map of the World"
Maulana Fazluallah, Leader of Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, Gives Pep Talk to Potential Suicide Bombers: "May Allah Allow You to Reach the Biggest Targets"
Saudi Journalist and TV Host Nadin Al-Badir Calls the Saudi Religious Police the "Enemy of Society" and Says: Most of Them Are Ex-Cons Who are "Violently Extreme"
Afghan Girls Take to the Gym to Practice Boxing in Defiance of Taliban Threats
Pakistani Comedian Saad Haroon Sings of "Burka Woman," Stirring Islamists by Mocking Conservative Garb
Baluch Khan, Rebel Leader in Baluchistan, Pakistan, Threatens to Target Islamabad and Other Pakistani Cities
Pakistani Actress Veena Malik Defies Mullah Accusing Her of Immoral Behavior on an Indian Reality TV Show, and States: Mullahs Are Raping Children in Mosques
Al-Qaeda Religious Authority Kuwaiti Cleric Khaled Al-Huseinan Warns US President Obama: Your Weary Soldiers Are No Match for the Afghan People
Exclusive Al-Jazeera TV Reports on the Taliban in Afghanistan
Juma'at-ud-Da'wah Leader in Kashmir Abdul Aziz Alvi: "The Problem of Kashmir Can Only Be Resolved through Jihad"
Former Taliban Ambassador to Pakistan Abdul Salam Zaeef: 9/11 - a Conspiracy against Muslims
Times Square Bomber Faisal Shahzad, Shown Hugging Pakistani Taliban Leader Hakimullah Mehsud, Says He Hopes "that the Hearts of the Muslims Will Be Pleased with This Attack"
American Al-Qaeda Operative Adam Gadahn Threatens More Anti-American Terror Attacks in a Personal Address to President Obama, and Concludes: Next Time We Might Not Show the Same Restraint and Self-control
Al-Jazeera TV Report on Women's Education in Kandahar, Afghanistan: Women Risk Their Lives Every Day to Come to School
Taliban Leaders: The People Want to Be Ruled by Islamic Law
Al-Jazeera TV Report on Taliban Downing of US Helicopter in South Afghanistan
Leader of Pakistani Taliban Hakimullah Mehsud Threatens Bombings in US "States & Cities"
Leader of Pakistani Taliban, Hakimullah Mehsud, Believed Killed, Appears on Video, Threatening Attacks in US Cities
Afghan Soldier Defects to the Taliban after Killing Polish Soldiers
Sayfullah, American Jihadi in Afghanistan, Calls on Muslims to Join the Jihad
Pakistani Women Join Special Anti-Terror Forces
Urdu Daily Report: Three Haqqani Network Commanders To Be Freed In Exchange For Western Professors, 'Will Be Taken To Qatar Within A Week'
Islamabad High Court Questions Pakistan's Ban On Islamist Organization Ansarul Islam
Taliban Slam Afghan President's Bid To Label Jihad As 'Disturbance,' Say: 'It Is Highly Disrespectful... That One Use Other Terms To Describe This Struggle'
Afghan Taliban Website's Reports On U.S. Soldiers Killed By Taliban Militants In October 2019
Photos From A Graduation Ceremony Organized By The Taliban In Qatar
After Talks In Moscow And Doha, Taliban Delegation To Attend Intra-Afghan Talks In Beijing
Ansar Ghazwatul Hind (AGH) On Killing Of Its Emir Haroon Abbas: 'Our Jihad Against Hindu Infidels Will Continue Until We Raise The Flag Of Islam Over Kashmir And India'
Islamabad Madrassa Coaching Religious Students To Get To Pakistan's Highest Ranks Of Civil Service
Editorial In Pakistani Daily On Revival Of Al-Qaeda In The Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) In Karachi Warns: 'Militants May Be Keeping Quiet, But This Does Not Mean That They Have Abandoned Their Violent Ways'
Taliban Response To U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper: 'So Long As A Single Occupying American Trooper Remains In Afghanistan, Our Jihad... Shall Continue'
Afghan Taliban Affirm 'Jihadi Duty' To Fight ISIS After Mosque Massacre, Saying: 'The [American] Invaders And Their Stooges... Imported This Evil To Afghanistan'
Afghan Taliban Reject UN Report On Civilian Casualties: 'Such Organizations... Have Been Campaigning To Acquit America Of Any Wrongdoing'
Al-Qaeda In The Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) Urges Attacks On Indian Interests Worldwide, Says: 'Today If It Is Encamped In The... Deserts Of Khorasan, Then Its Second Camp Is Kashmir And Delhi, And Finally It Would Be In Jerusalem'
Taliban Mark Anniversary Of U.S. Invasion Of Afghanistan, Say U.S. Officials 'Immediately Began Threatening The Islamic Emirate Of Afghanistan With War' After 9/11
Slain Al-Qaeda In The Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) Emir Asim Umar Was An Indian And 'Went To The Dar-ul-Uloom Seminary At Deoband To Complete His Studies To Become A Maulvi' Cleric
Pakistan's Jamaat-e-Islami Chief Senator Sirajul Haq: 'There Is No Path Other Than Jihad Fi Sabeelillah' To Resolve Kashmir Issue
Pakistani PM Denies He Met With Taliban Delegation In Islamabad; Taliban Refuse To Agree To Ceasefire Or Allow U.S. Base In Afghanistan
Afghan Taliban Claim To Have Killed Ten U.S. Soldiers In Ghazni Province, U.S. Armored Tank Destroyed In Shindad Airbase In Herat Province
Ten Afghans Rescued From Taliban Prisons In Helmand Province
Urdu Daily: Afghan Taliban Delegation Meets With Pakistani Military, Intelligence, And Government Leaders In Islamabad
Afghan Taliban Claim To Have Killed Two American Soldiers, Wounded Several Others In Logar Provincial Capital
Photos From First Quarter Exams At Taliban-Run Madrassas In Afghanistan
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan: 'Whether Or Not The World Is With The Kashmiris, The Pakistanis Are With The Kashmiris; This Is A Jihad'
Afghan Taliban Claim To Have Foiled Afghan Presidential Vote, Say Taliban Fighters Carried Out 531 Attacks 'Against Enemy Targets And Polling Sites'
Afghan Taliban: 'Unless The [American] Occupation Ceased, The War Will Not See An End... We Are Religiously And Inherently Obligated To Continue Our Jihad'
Afghan Taliban Outline Three Conditions For World Health Organization (WHO) To Resume Humanitarian Work In Afghanistan
Days Before The September 28 Afghan Presidential Election, Afghan Taliban Shut Down Scores Of Schools That Were To Serve As Polling Centers
After Trips To Russia And Iran, Taliban Delegation Visits China, Talks 'Focus On End Of The American Occupation Of Afghanistan'
Profile Of U.S.-Designated Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Commander Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud: '[For Him], The Real Jihad Is Against U.S. Forces In Occupied Afghanistan'
Pakistani Daily: Saudi Arabia Feared Rise Of Qatar And Jihadi Groups Worldwide, Is Behind Trump's Cancellation Of U.S.-Taliban Talks
Urdu Daily: Taliban And Gulbuddin Hekmatyar Reach Understanding For A 'Joint Struggle' Against U.S. Troops In Afghanistan
Pakistani Daily: Taliban Delegation Visited Moscow, Russia Proposed 'That The Taliban Establish A Parallel Government' In Afghanistan
Report: Taliban Let Red Cross Work In Afghanistan, Urge Citizens Of Russia, China, Iran, And Other Friendly Nations To Stay Away From Government Projects
Syrian Opposition Website Provides Details Of Locations Of U.S. Bases In Northern Syria
Urdu Daily: Afghan Taliban Attack Electricity Towers And Disrupt Import Of Power From Uzbekistan Resulting In Darkness In 11 Provinces
Afghan Taliban Spokesman Suhail Shaheen On Failed U.S.-Taliban Talks: '[Ceasefire] Was Not Part Of Negotiation With The American Side... We Agreed That During Their Withdrawal We Will Not Attack Them'

The South Asia Studies Project at MEMRI monitors the media of Pakistan and Afghanistan. This project focuses on issues of cultural and religious freedom in the South Asian region. Its research is also focused on jihadist movements in Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh, as well as on counterterrorism policies in the South Asian region. South Asia Studies Project materials are available in video and print.