Lashkar-e-Taiba


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Noun1.Lashkar-e-Taiba - a brutal terrorist group active in Kashmir; fights against India with the goal of restoring Islamic rule of India; "Lashkar-e-Toiba has committed mass murders of civilian Hindus"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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Summary: Washington DC [USA], Sep 5 (ANI): The United States on Thursday backed India's move to declare Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar, Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed, and two other India's most-wanted men as individual terrorists, and said that the new anti-terror law has expanded possibilities of cooperation between the two countries in fighting terrorism.
The Indian Navy has sounded high-alert at seas and in coastal areas in view of intelligence inputs that suspected terrorists of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) have intruded into Tamil Nadu from Sri Lanka.
NEW DELHI, Oct 17 (KUNA) -- Indian police sources said on Wednesday that three militants including a Lashkar-e-Taiba commander and a police officer were killed in an encounter that took place in Jammu district of North Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.
WASHINGTON -- The UnitAed States on Tuesday designated a senior Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander a specially designated global terrorist and sanctioned two others as fund collectors for the banned group.
WASHINGTON -- The United States on Tuesday froze the assets of three Pakistanis it has linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).
An American diplomat has welcomed Pakistan's crackdown on charities run by militant groups, including Lashkar-e-Taiba, saying the US is not "walking away from Pakistan", reported The Hindu.
WASHINGTON: The United States has named three Pakistanis as key terrorist facilitators", saying they worked closely with a well-known backer of Al-Qaeda, Lashkar-e-Taiba and the Taliban known as Shaykh Aminullah.The US Treasury placed Rahman Zeb Faqir Muhammad, Hizb Ullah Astam Khan, and Dilawar Khan Nadir Khan on its blacklist of Specially Designated Global Terrorists," in an effort to disrupt the group's ability to obtain and distribute financing.
Islamabad -- The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan on Monday prohibited the collection of donations by Hafiz Saeed's Jamaatud Dawa, the charity wing of banned outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba, as well as several other such organisations named in a list of banned outfits by the United Nations Security Council.
Saeed, the founder of the Lashkar-e-Taiba armed group, has long been accused by the United States and India of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai attacks, which saw gunmen kill 166 people as they stormed hotels and other targets in the Indian financial hub.
Washington: The US labelled a Lahore money changer a "global terrorist" on Wednesday, saying he provided financial services to militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba, blamed for the deadly 2008 attacks in Mumbai.
by Ahmad Quraishi on 8 June, 2014 - 22:35 KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai's security team, National Security Council or NSC on Sunday accused a foreign intelligence agency of carrying out Friday's suicide and bomb attack on Abdullah Abdullah's campaign motorcade through Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), a Pakistan-based terrorist outfit, in Kabul.