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File Photo: Indian army soldiers stand guard outside an army camp after suspected militants attacked the camp, in Jammu, February 10, 2018. ... Five Indian soldiers and a civilian have been killed so far in Saturday's militant attack on an army camp in Jammu Kashmir, police said Sunday. In a statement ...
Meaning that in fencing the Af-Pak border we are effectively prioritising the recognition of the Durand Line above going after remnant militant ... Indeed we would like clarification on the latter given the ongoing controversy regarding the question of landmines having been planted in South Waziristan.

Sajna also had serious differences with the current TTP chief Fazlullah but some 18 months ago they settled all their differences and after it Fazlullah appointed him as the TTP's deputy amir and head of TTP South Waziristan. This event was highly appreciated by militants as it multiplied Fazlullah's strength.
Two separate US drone strikes struck a militant compound in a northwestern tribal region of Pakistan and a vehicle in Afghanistan, killing 11 militants, mostly from the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network, officials said Friday. Seven militants were killed in the first strike Thursday in the Pakistani border village ...
police claimed that the deceased was a militant affiliated with the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) but it was later found to be a staged encounter led by Rao, in which the aspiring model Naqeebullah and three others were killed. The killing of Naqeebullah, 27, a South Waziristan resident and ...
Peshawar: Pakistani officials and police on Wednesday said two missiles fired from a US drone have struck a home near the Afghan border, killing two militants from the Haqqani network. Local police chief Ameer Zaman Khan said that strike took place in Dapa Mamuzai village near Kurram tribal region.

The committee found that Naqeeb had a shop in Sohrab Goth area in North Waziristan and was looking for a career in modelling and acting. ... Naqeeb and three other militants were gunned down by a raiding party led by Anwar on January 13 on the outskirts of Karachi with the police claiming that they ...
On 13 January, news of a police encounter was reported and pictures of the militants killed was released. One of them resembled Naqeeb ... Naqeeb moved from his birth place Makeen, Razmak, South Waziristan when the area was undergoing military operations in 2008-09. From here, he moved to Hub ...
Samreen Khan Wazir of South Waziristan, once a hotbed of militants, reiterates that the cultural, traditional and social practices have kept women vulnerable. "Tribal traditions have not only restricted and excluded them from decision-making at the domestic level, but also limited their access to education," ...
Friday's decision by Mian Saqib Nisar comes about a week after police in Karachi killed Naqeeb Ullah, claiming he was linked to Taliban insurgents. Ullah hailed from the South Waziristan tribal region, once a Taliban stronghold. Ullah's relatives deny he was in the Taliban and say they want justice.
This is the front line of Pakistan's anti-terrorism operations. The Afghan border is just 20km away. Around 2008, insurgents from al-Qaida and Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan controlled some 30% of North Waziristan. But large numbers of militants have fled or been killed since the army began weeding them out ...
Nisar's ruling comes about a week after police in the port city of Karachi killed Naqeebullah, claiming he was linked to Taliban insurgents. ... Qamar Javed Bajwa, on Friday confirmed death sentences by military court rulings for 10 militants over their involvement in a series of attacks against security forces, ...
Muhammad Khan, the father of Naqeeb, said his son was neither criminal-minded nor had ties with the Taliban or any other militant outfit. ... are being given a special Watan Card, an additional document to go to Waziristan, by the security forces, which means the card holder has no links to militants, but ...
Mian Saqib Nisar's ruling comes about a week after police in the port city of Karachi killed Naqeeb Ullah, claiming he was linked to Taliban insurgents. Naqeeb hailed from the South Waziristan tribal region, once a Taliban stronghold. Naqeeb's relatives deny he was a Taliban member and are demanding ...
FILE: A man who was injured in a landmine blast in South Waziristan, receives medical treatment at local hospital in Dera Ismail Khan in December 2017. ... Over the past 16 years, hundreds of thousands of Mehsud civilians have paid a heavy price as militants killed tribal leaders and targeted civilians ...
According to the police officer, Naqeebulah was born on January 1, 1991, in a village of South Waziristan's Makeen tehsil. ... killed a Frontier Constabulary (FC) Subedar, Muhammad Alam, because they suspected him to be an 'informer' against TTP militants.
SHABQADAR: Despite allegations from Washington that Islamabad has not acted against militants in the tribal belt, a report on the situation in the tribal belt ... the military had launched a massive operation, codenamed Zarb-e-Azb, in June 2014 to evict terrorist from their entrenchments in North Waziristan.

The Mehsud chapter of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) recently released a book that corroborates law enforcement and security agencies' claims of dismantling the banned organisation's network in Karachi by killing most of its militants. Titled 'Inqilab-e-Mehsud', the 588-page book was authored by ...
In December 2017 an army second lieutenant Abdul Moeed and sepoy Basharat were killed in North Waziristan Agency when militants opened fire on ... the warlords and cleared the Agency after two years of hard battling , As army is busy in border fencing in FATA to stop the movement of the insurgent ...
The administration of Barack Obama froze aid to Pakistan several times for the same reason--the generals' refusal to crack down on the militants, ... a jihadist network founded by Jalaluddin Haqqani, a former anti-Soviet commander who is based in the Pakistani tribal area of North Waziristan (see map).
In Pakistan, Operation Rah-e-Nijat established the government's writ over 6,619 square kms of South Waziristan. Operation Zarb-e-Azb established the government's writ over 4,707 square kms of North Waziristan. ... Our narrative is that there is no organised militant infrastructure on Pakistani territory.
The militant groups allegedly operate out of Pakistani territory and conduct attacks on U.S. forces in Afghanistan. ... counterterrorism operations in the Waziristan region had been a major irritant in relations with the U.S. The area was believed to be a training ground for Taliban and Haqqani militants.
A wanted militant, identified as Zahir Shah, was also reportedly present there. The terrorists had opened fire and lobbed a hand-grenade at the security personnel which resulted in the martyrdom of Maj Ishaq, a police official had told Dawn, adding that the militants ran away after firing. On Thursday, Shah ...
Pakistan's 2014 movement against militants in North Waziristan pushed some back into Afghanistan. As an RFE/RL analysis from 2015 notes, some may have fled into Badakhshan, though the route is not simple: either crossing through Afghanistan or via Pakistan's Chitral. In April 2015, 18 Afghan soldiers ...
government administrator Kamran Afridi said the December 24 blast took place in the village of Ghulam Khan in North Waziristan, one of the country's seven semiautonomous tribal areas where the military has been battling Islamist militants, including the Pakistani Taliban. The soldiers from the paramilitary ...
The sources said the arrested militants are locals and audio and video evidence has also been shared with the local elders. The sources said the security forces are committed to ensure law and order in North Waziristan at all costs. They said no one will be allowed to disturb peaceful environment of the ...
Violence in Pakistan has declined in recent years following a series of military offensives against militants along the country's northwestern border, but militant groups have continued to carry out deadly attacks. On December 5, at least six people were killed in a roadside-bomb blast in North Waziristan.
There were clear signs that Pakistan has made progress in countering terrorism in North Waziristan, but also good reason to believe that a less positive ... highlights the broader disagreements between the United States and Pakistan over the latter's support for militants, a divide that has widened with the ...
The candidates and three bystanders were killed in the attack. On October 9, in the first major incident in North Waziristan Agency's Razmak subdivision since the army launched Zarb-i-Azb military operation in June 2014, three soldiers were martyred and seven others injured when attackers opened fire on ...
Dera Ismail Khan/Wana: Reacting to the killing of a youth from South Waziristan Agency, enraged mob stormed the offices of an alleged militant group and set on fire ... About a year ago, it was reported that the militants had opened offices in Dera Ismail Khan and Tank districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
11, 2001, attacks on the United States, the tribal areas -- particularly South Waziristan, where Mr. Mehsud was from, and North Waziristan -- became a ... Pashtuns in the tribal areas suffered both from militant attacks and from crackdowns by the army, and those who fled to other parts of Pakistan -- like ...
... Mir Ali Tehsil of the agency, resulting in the deaths of two army officials. The Pakistan Army launched Operation Zarb-e-Azb in June 2014 to clear the agency, the only remaining stronghold of militants. Since then, the area has been cleared of militants except for sporadic terrorist and cross-border attacks.
They have been flushed out of their strongholds in Waziristan and elsewhere in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). .... The aim and strategy of the tenacious tug of war with terrorists and militants should be to end it in our favour by annihilating the terrorists as soon as possible. The key is to ...
Last month, I had a rare opportunity to visit North Waziristan, a Pakistani tribal region blessed with rugged beauty, yet cursed with a long history of conflict. Long a haven for terrorists, both local and foreign, it's been described as the most dangerous place on earth. My visit was eye-opening -- but it also ...
... a planted landmine they were playing with went off in Miran Shah, headquarters of North Waziristan Agency. Officials at the political administration said that three children of a family including two brothers and their sister were playing near Amin checkpoint where a landmine planted by militants exploded.
Analysis of military actions in Syria in the past month shows that Uyghur militants of Turkestan Islamic Party(TIP) hold their positions taken up earlier in Idlib ... He managed to unite a vast number of Islamic radicals from Central Asia and China scattered throughout Waziristan, who fled prosecutions and ...
He alleged in his application that Hamid Mir sent his father, along with Colonel Imam and British journalist Asad Qureshi to North Waziristan under a conspiracy. ... Later, they were abducted in North Waziristan, Khwaja and Colonel were killed and Asad Qureshi was released by the militants. Hamid Mir told ...
Pakistan says more than 500 soldiers and 3,500 Taliban and al Qaeda militants have been killed in North Waziristan in the operation, and that the entire .... If Pakistan's claims are accurate, it would make North Waziristan, long identified by Washington as a safe haven for militant groups, one of the most ...
Mir Ali town and neighbouring Miranshah, N Waziristan's capital, have long been home to Taliban militants. Although violence in Pakistan has declined in recent years following a series of military offensives against insurgents along the northwestern border, militant groups are still able to carry out bloody ...
Mir Ali town and neighbouring Miranshah, North Waziristan s capital, have long been home to Taliban militants. Although violence in Pakistan has declined in recent years following a series of military offensives against insurgents along the northwestern border, militant groups are still able to carry out ...
A member of a peace committee was killed, along with five of his traveling companions, in a bomb blast in South Waziristan in what was the second militant attack to take place on Eid Miladun Nabi. According to a source in the political administration, peace commitee member Wali Jan and five others were ...
Dera Ismail Khan: At least five people, including the head of a peace committee, were killed and two others were injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in South Waziristan Agency on Thursday. According to officials, peace committee commander Wali Jan Mehsud was on his way to attend ...
Pakistan's military conducted massive operation against militants in South Waziristan in 2009 and continue to try and clear the vast tribal region but militants ... Also on Thursday, the banned Pakistani militant group Lashker-e-Jhangvi claimed responsibility for an attack on a Shiite mosque in the Pakistani ...
Thousands of families had been displaced as a result of the Pakistani forces operations against militants in the North and South Waziristan.
He returned to his native town in North Waziristan Agency who would be allowed to live like a normal citizen and obey laws.
Wana: Dispelling the impression and propaganda by the Western media about resurgence of militants in South Waziristan Agency, the tribal ...
Islamabad: Taliban commander Khan Daraz of the Hafiz Gul Bahadur group on Thursday laid down his arms and surrendered to the security ...
EIGHT years ago, Operation Rah-i-Nijat was launched to free South Waziristan Agency from the grip of the Pakistani Taliban. It was a massive ...
Taliban makes a comeback in South Waziristan ... launched an offensive in South Waziristan and had cleared it from control of militants. ... Pakistani Taliban had first emerged in 2003 in the South Waziristan Agency, under the ...
Civilians Frustrated Over Latest Waziristan Displacement ... the Pakistani Taliban and their Central Asian and Arab militant allies, Khan was ... The Pakistani military finally declared their South Waziristan homeland free of insurgents ... residents were displaced by insurgent violence and military sweeps after ...


 

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