Ismail Khan

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Members of Afghan forces on a house roof in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistanin May. File Photograph: Jim Huylebroek/The New York Times

Taliban fighters struck Kandahar airport in southern Afghanistan with at least three rockets overnight, the insurgent group’s spokesman said on Sunday(...)

A video grab taken from an undated video released by the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan shows its head, Umar Mansoor (centre), at an undisclosed location at Pak-Afghan border. Photograph: EPA

The most hated man in Pakistan is a 36-year-old father of three and volleyball enthusiast nicknamed “Slim”. His real name is Umar Mansoor and t(...)