YANGON: Facebook said it has banned a Rohingya militant group from its site, designating it a 'dangerous organisation' as information on the deepening crisis is muddied by claims, counter-claims and hate speech on social media. A social network is a key tool in the information war taking place over violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state, which has driven more than 420,000 Rohingya Muslims from the country and sparked UN accusations of military-led "ethnic cleansing". Rohingya activists have used the platform to post…
KARACHI: The head of militant group behind recent killings of policemen and assassination attempt on Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) senior leader Khawaja Izharul Hassan has made startling revelations during interrogation, informed sources told ARY News on Wednesday. Ansar ul Shariah chief Shehryar – alias Dr Abdullah Hashmi – told the investigators that Ansar ul Shariah was formed back in 2015 and made several attempts to link the group with global terror outfit Al-Qaeda after establishing contacts with one of…
DAMASCUS: The Syrian military on Sunday said one of its war planes had been downed in the eastern Syrian city of Deir al-Zor during an operation against Islamic state, where the militant group has been under intense air strikes in the past 24 hours.
KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers (Sindh) on Sunday stated that a militant group is promoting terrorism and violence in Karachi, ARY News reported.
ISLAMABAD: A special investigation team set up in Pakistan to probe a deadly assault on Pathankot air base last month found no evidence implicating the leader of the group India blamed for the attack, Pakistani security officials said on Monday.