South Asia Studies Project

Pakistani Columnist Kamila Hayat: 'New Research Points To An...
The Pakistani State's Official Fatwa Against Jihad Is Bogus,...
Article In Urdu Daily Discusses Pastimes And Sports In Islam, Says: ...
'Forty Diseases Of The Jews' – Pakistan Army-Backed Jihadi...
'Mothering A Muslim' – An Inquiry Into Anti-Muslim Bullying In...
Indian Muslim Woman Leads All-Male Friday Prayer In India's Kerala...
Bangladeshi Writer-In-Exile Taslima Nasreen: 'Every Nation Needs To...
MEMRI Scholar Tufail Ahmad Drafts 'The Muslim Family Reforms Bill,...
In Towns Across India, Islamic Clerics Lead Anti-America, Anti-Israel...
Rohingya Militant Group Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) Says '...
At 'Defense Of Jerusalem' Rally In Pakistan, Palestinian...
In Article Published By Mainstream Indian Media House NEWS18, Indian...
Reactions Of UK-Based Pakistani Islamic Clerics, Community Leaders To...
In Editorial, London-Based Urdu Daily Criticizes Trump's Decision...
Pakistani Religious, Political Leaders React To President Trump's...
Images Of Protests Against U.S. And Israel In Pakistani Towns After...
Pakistani Islamism – Flowing Into The United Kingdom
After Trump's Recognition Of Jerusalem As Israel's Capital,...
Islamic Fiqh Academy Conference In Mumbai: According To Shari'a,...
Tehreek Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLY) – The Islamist Movement At The...
Photo Exhibit At Organization Of Islamic Cooperation Secretariat In...
Editorials In Pakistani Dailies Examine Implications Of Pakistan Army...
Following Arrests Of Saudi Princes, Pakistani Urdu Media Express Concern...
Palestinian Authority Chief Shari'a Justice, Advisor To Palestinian...
Pakistani Lawmaker Capt. Safdar To National Assembly: Ahmadi Muslims...
Article By Former Afghan Intelligence Chief Amrullah Saleh Examines The...
At Anti-Ahmadi Conferences In Pakistan, Islamic Clerics Declare: '...
Article On Jamaat-e-Islami Website: '[Islam's First Caliph]...
Pakistani Law Minister Rana Sanaullah: 'Compared With Any Non...
MEMRI Senior Fellow Tufail Ahmad At South Asian Sufi Conference: '...
Article In Urdu Daily Traces History Of Khatm-e-Nabuwwat Movement,...
Editorial In Pakistani Urdu Daily Criticizes Trump's Stance On...
Pakistan's Former UN Envoy Munir Akram: Pakistan Should Act Like...
Oman Deports Indian Cleric Salman Al-Nadwi to Qatar after He Lambasted......
Towards A Definition Of Islam And Islamism
After Trump's Afghanistan Speech, Pakistani Leaders Declare: '...
Fatwa By Ittehad Ulema-e-Afghanistan Issues Rejection Of Loya Jirga,...
Backgrounder: Loya Jirga Called In Kabul To Discuss Afghan-U.S....
Jamaat-e-Islami Founder Maulana Maududi's Son: 'He Never Let...
Pakistan's National University Of Science & Technology Slammed...
Pakistani Vice Chancellor At Launch Of His Book On 9/11: 'U.S. And...
Exiled Bangladeshi Writer Taslima Nasreen: 'Jamaat-e-Islami In...
In Letter, Taliban Commander Adnan Rasheed Urges Malala Yousafzai To...
Al-Qaeda Top Pakistani Officer Ustad Ahmad Farooq: 'The War That Is...
Articles In Urdu Daily: 'Last Hiccups Of Secularism In Turkey'...
Article In Pakistani Daily – 'Islam At War – With Itself': ...
Taliban Magazine Compares Obama With Gorbachev Before Troop Withdrawals...
Second Issue of Taliban Magazine 'Azan' Lauds Individual Jihad...
In First Interview Since 1999 Kandahar Hijacking, Kashmiri Militant...
Article In Leading Bangladeshi Daily Traces The Roots Of 'Islamic...
In Indian Islamic Journal, Islamic Scholar Mohammad Jirjis Karimi...
Indian Muslim Politician Arif Mohammad Khan Makes Case For Islamic...
Al-Qaeda E-Book Declares Pakistani Scholar Tahir-ul-Qadri As Apostate...
Top Afghan Negotiator On Talks With The Taliban: 'Mullah Omar…...
Urdu Media Reports: Kashmiri Militants, Disillusioned With Jihad And...
Pakistani Columnist On The Holocaust: 'The Jewish Race Would Have...
Defecting Afghan Soldier Tells Taliban Magazine: 'My Mother Gave Me...
In Indian Daily, MEMRI's Director Of South Asia Studies Project...
In Kandahar, Afghan Clerics Issue Fatwa Against Taliban Suicide Bombings
In Interview, Released Afghan Prisoner Who Rejoined Taliban As Jihadist...
In Interview, Afghan Taliban Spokesman Warns Against Sunni-Shi'ite...
In New Video, Taliban Commanders Discuss Jihad Against America And The ...
Pakistani Article 'U.S.-Israel – Evils Of Exceptionalism': ...
In Interviews, Sirajuddin Haqqani And Two Other Taliban Commanders...
Taliban's Tora Bora Front Distributes 73-Chapter Pashtu-Language ...
Three South Asia Studies Project Reports
Gulbuddin Hekmatyar On Obama's Reelection: "It Is A Good...
In Article On Pakistani Website, MEMRI South Asia Director Analyzes...
Pakistani Urdu Newspapers Sympathetic To Taliban, Islamists: U.S....
In Article On Pakistani Website, MEMRI South Asia Director Analyzes...
Interviewed By Taliban Website, Defecting Afghan Soldier Describes...
Former Pakistani Interior Minister Hamid Nawaz: Attack On Malala...
The Pakistani State's Official Fatwa Against Jihad Is Bogus,...
'Forty Diseases Of The Jews' – Pakistan Army-Backed Jihadi...
At Anti-Ahmadi Conferences In Pakistan, Islamic Clerics Declare: '...
After Trump's Afghanistan Speech, Pakistani Leaders Declare: '...
The New Long-Term Nuclear Threat To India – The Security Implications Of...
Discussing The Islamist Identity Of Pakistan
The Targeting Of America, Israel, And India In Pakistan's Urdu...
India's Islamic Leaders Defiant After Supreme Court's Landmark...
An Historical First For The Saudi Kingdom: Women Participate As Voters...
In Special 'Terrorism And Islam' Issue, Indian Urdu Weekly...
Growing Radicalization In India And The Threat Of Lone Wolf Attacks
Growing Radicalization In India And The Threat Of Lone Wolf Attacks
The Terrorist Groups' Interpretation Of The Koranic Verses...
MEMRI South Asia Studies Project Director Tufail Ahmad In Column: Reject...
Liberal Pakistani Cartoonist Sabir Nazar Offers Satirical Insights Into...
Concern In Pakistan Over Government's Negotiations With The Taliban
Through Facebook Discussion Forums, Liberal Pakistani Activists Push The...
Pakistani TV Channel's Attack On Pakistan's Gay Community,...
Textbooks In Pakistani Government Schools Teaching Hate Against...
New Taliban Magazine Appeals For Help To Defeat Drone Technology, Says: ...
The Afghan Taliban's Internet Media Empire – Hosted In Malaysia,...
In Its First English-Language Magazine, Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP)...
On Facebook, Twitter, And YouTube, Al-Qaeda's Urdu Forum Promotes...
In Tweets, Pakistani Nuclear Scientist Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan Legitimates...
The Ideology And Politics Of Pakistani Religious Leader Dr. Muhammad...
The Role Of The Mumbai-Based Raza Academy In Promoting Islamism
British Islamists Call Conference In Islamabad And Advocate Jihad...
In Indian Daily, MEMRI's South Asia Director Examines Al-Qaeda'...
Calls To Put Pakistan On Genocide Watch Amid Mounting Persecution Of Its...
Pakistani Cyber Armies Hacking Indian Websites, Using Twitter, Facebook...
Anti-Taliban Uprisings Gaining Strength In Southeastern Afghanistan
The Failings Of India's Counter-Terrorism Intelligence Agencies
Assessing the Current Threat Posed by Pakistani Terrorist Group Jaish-e...
Emerging Al-Qaeda Strategy Targeted at Damaging the Pakistan Army in...
Growing Concern in China Over Role of Militant Group East Turkistan...
Using Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and Other Internet Tools, Pakistani...
Oman Deports Indian Cleric Salman Al-Nadwi to Qatar after He Lambasted......
Lahor Shah, Defector from ISIS-Khorasan: I Witnessed the Worst Crimes......
Rafah Cleric Brandishes Knife in Friday Sermon, Calls upon Palestinians......
Uyghur Families Colonize Syrian Village
Egyptian Cleric "Sheik Mizo": Sex before Marriage Is Not Fornication
ISIS Video Aims at Recruiting Uyghurs
Egyptian President Al-Sisi at Al-Azhar: We Must Revolutionize Our Religion...
Iraqi Militia Stops Lion at Checkpoint
Commander in Pakistan's Taliban Asmatullah Muawiya: The Pakistani......
Saudi Activist Lamia Bukhari Defies Cleric over Ban on Women's......
TV Report: Superstition an Obstacle to Eradication of Polio in Pakistan...
Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, Founder of Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba Militant......
Maulana Fazluallah, Leader of Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, Gives Pep Talk......
Saudi Journalist and TV Host Nadin Al-Badir Calls the Saudi Religious......
Afghan Girls Take to the Gym to Practice Boxing in Defiance of Taliban......
Pakistani Comedian Saad Haroon Sings of "Burka Woman,"......
Baluch Khan, Rebel Leader in Baluchistan, Pakistan, Threatens to Target......
Pakistani Actress Veena Malik Defies Mullah Accusing Her of Immoral......
Al-Qaeda Religious Authority Kuwaiti Cleric Khaled Al-Huseinan Warns US......
Exclusive Al-Jazeera TV Reports on the Taliban in Afghanistan
Juma'at-ud-Da'wah Leader in Kashmir Abdul Aziz Alvi: "The......
Former Taliban Ambassador to Pakistan Abdul Salam Zaeef: 9/11 - a......
Times Square Bomber Faisal Shahzad, Shown Hugging Pakistani Taliban......
American Al-Qaeda Operative Adam Gadahn Threatens More Anti-American......
Al-Jazeera TV Report on Women's Education in Kandahar, Afghanistan:......
Taliban Leaders: The People Want to Be Ruled by Islamic Law
Al-Jazeera TV Report on Taliban Downing of US Helicopter in South......
Leader of Pakistani Taliban Hakimullah Mehsud Threatens Bombings in US ......
Leader of Pakistani Taliban, Hakimullah Mehsud, Believed Killed, Appears......
Afghan Soldier Defects to the Taliban after Killing Polish Soldiers
Sayfullah, American Jihadi in Afghanistan, Calls on Muslims to Join the......
Pakistani Women Join Special Anti-Terror Forces
Sheik Sarraj Al-Zahrani, a Former Saudi Fighter in Afghanistan, Exposes......
Al-Jazeera TV Report on Militias' Role in Fighting the Taliban in......
Al-Qaeda In The Indian Subcontinent Pays Tribute To Slain Shura Member...
Afghan Taliban List Successes In Al-Khandaq Operations, Say: 'The...
Taliban Offer Amnesty To Afghans Who Leave Their Jobs With Foreign...
Following Reports Of Planned UK Troop Increases In Afghanistan, Taliban...
Former Pakistan Army General Killed Supervising Taliban Activities In...
Jihadi Telegram Channel Posts Video Of Men Chanting Jihadi Slogans In...
Afghan Taliban Statement Accuses U.S. Of Killing Civilians, Says: '...
Islamic Emirate's Statement Views Indonesia Conference's...
Afghan Taliban Capture Major Parts Of Farah City, Free 300 Prisoners
Lashkar-e-Taiba Rejects India's Ramadan Ceasefire In Kashmir Valley
Afghan Taliban Release List Of Attacks Carried Out In April 2018
Freed By India During 1999 Kandahar Hijacking, Kashmiri Terrorist...
Article In Pakistani Daily Says ISIS 'Has A Huge Potential To...
Lashkar-e-Taiba Responds To Indian Army Chief: 'India Will Never Be...
Afghan Taliban: 'Mujahideen Have Conquered Many Districts Including...
Afghan Taliban Shoot Down Helicopter In Helmand Province
Jihadi Group Launches Major Fundraising Campaign In Pakistani Towns
Afghan Taliban Condemn Opening Of U.S. Embassy In Jerusalem, Urge '...
Pakistani Urdu Weekly Publishes Jihadi Group's Event Schedule
Pakistani Cleric Maulana Qamruzzaman Siddiqui: 'Kufr Is Recoiling...
Afghan Taliban Release Video Of Militants Training At Abu Bakr Siddique...
Video Shows Afghan Taliban Fighters In Control Of Ghazni-Paktika Highway
Taliban Website Says Balcheragh, Tala Barfak Districts Of Afghanistan...
Taliban Statement Claims Successes In First Ten Days Of Al-Khandaq...
Afghan Taliban: 'Only One Way For Getting Rid Of [Corruption],'...
Kashmir University Professor Among Five Terrorists Killed By Indian...
Jihadi Telegram Channel Shares Taliban Article: 'Mujahideen...
Afghan Taliban Video Claims Advances In Ghazni Province
Jihadi Channel On Telegram Calls For Attacking Photojournalists In Kashmir
Jihadi Telegram Channel Expresses Loyalty To Osama Bin Laden: 'From...
Afghan Taliban Release Issue 73 Of 'Shariat' Magazine
Afghan Taliban Launch 300 Attacks In First Three Days Of Al-Khandaq...
Jihadi Telegram Channel Announces Launch Of WordPress Blog
Urdu Weekly: 6,000 People Benefit From 'Tours For The Explanation...
On Twitter, Taliban Spokesman Posts Images Of Taliban Fighters Preparing...
Article From Taliban Magazine Shared On Telegram: 'The Destiny Of...

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.