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If that was so, then the crossing sites on North Waziristan's and Kurram's borders with Afghanistan should have been secured to intercept the Haqqanis as they attempted to infiltrate into Afghanistan.
Violent militants, both local and foreign, had overrun Waziristan. The tribal stretch, which runs along the border with Afghanistan, was used to train suicide bombers, store ammunition and chalk up plans to attack targets in Pakistan.
Peshawar: A bomb resembling a toy killed at least six children on Sunday in Pakistan's northwestern tribal area bordering Afghanistan, officials said.
Gulzar Khan, who fled with his family following a military operation against militants in the North Waziristan tribal agency, pictured with some of his children in Bannu.
One of the plotters of the 1981 assassination of Egypt's president Anwar al-Sadat, al-Adel fortuitously avoided the mass incarceration of militants that followed. Arriving in Afghanistan, his martial skills secured him employment training Mujahideen to ...
Around the beginning of 2005, they were moved to a spacious military compound with an apartment complex, a soccer field and a mosque, adjacent to a training camp for one of the many Shiite militant groups on Tehran's payroll. Their families were ...
In April this year, in a similar missile strike in North Waziristan's Data Khel area nine militants were killed.
Pakistani military alleges that since 2014 fighters of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan and affiliated groups fled to Afghanistan following a military operation against them in Waziristan agency. "There is no other way except to fence the border and stop ...
NEW YORK // The Trump administration is considering toughening its stance on Pakistan - with a surge in drone strikes and reduced levels of aid - as part of an effort to protect Afghanistan from cross-border attacks, according to US officials.
Lately, the Frontier Corps Balochistan had conducted an intelligence based operation in the province, killing two wanted militants of Balochistan Liberation army (BLA) in a shootout. They were involved in attacking ... In another search operation, the ...
THE ENTIRE WORLD was shocked when more than 100 children lost their lives during an attack on a school in Peshawar in 2014. Fast forward three years, the story of this unfortunate incident is now being brought to the big screen by director Hassan Raja ...
Islamic militant outfits are one subject in which one encounters a lot of this sort of cloak and dagger and smoke and mirrors spin, and where the facts often turn out to be bizarre and unexpected.
It wasn't easy to define Sharif Khan Ustad, a Pashto poet from North Waziristan who died recently at the age of 81. People added Ustad to his name, Sharif Khan, as a mark of respect ... Hassokhel was among several villages close to Mir Ali town where ...
Kabul, Afghanistan - Sixteen years into its longest war, the United States is sending another 4,000 troops to Afghanistan in an attempt to turn around a conflict characterized by some of the worst violence since the Taliban were ousted in 2001.
IN mid-June 2014, Operation Zarb-i-Azb was launched by Pakistan armed forces against TTP, al-Qaeda, East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETM) and Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) in North Waziristan Agency (NWA). The entire nation including ... Elected ...
intelligence sources said it was not known if the four men were in any way linked, but said al-Binali was a former Bahrain Ministry of Interior officer, who appeared in a 2014 IS video calling on subjects of the kingdom to rebel. Al-Kubaysi owned Al ...
Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has criticised the CIA's drone strikes on a militant hideout in the northwest Orakzai Agency, saying such "unilateral" actions by the US were "counterproductive".
On Tuesday, a US drone fired two missiles at a compound in the tribal Orakzai Agency, which is close to the borders of the North and South Waziristan tribal regions, killing two suspected militants including Abubakar of the Haqqani network, media ...
According to details, it was at Sehri time when the US drone fired missiles at a suspected militants' compound, as a result of which, a commander of Haqqani network identified as Abu Bakar along with his companion were killed in the strike.
On Tuesday, a US drone fired two missiles at a compound in the tribal Orakzai Agency, which is close to the borders of the North and South Waziristan tribal regions, killing two suspected militants including Abubakar of the Haqqani network, media ...
"Pakistan Army is capable of taking effective measure if actionable intelligence is shared," General Bajwa said, referring to Tuesday's drone strike in the Spin Thall area of Orakzai Agency adjacent to North Waziristan Agency. According to media ...
Pakistan's military chief is sharply criticizing a suspected U.S. drone strike that killed two key Haqqani network commanders in northwestern Pakistan earlier this week.
Peshawar: Reacting to the US drone strike on a militant hideout in Orakzai Agency on Tuesday, army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa said here on Wednesday that "unilateral actions like drone strikes" were counterproductive.
That day he became a militant. After living less than three months on the run, Faizan was killed. But he is not the first minor to pick up the gun in Kashmir.
But network leader Sirajuddin Haqqani, in a rare Pashto language audio message released over the weekend by the Taliban to VOA, denied insurgents' involvement in the attack. Based in tribal region. The Haqqani network, a militant group that fights ...
Intense fighting started in the region almost a week ago when IS militants attacked Taliban positions. Initially, the Taliban managed to repel the attack and pushed IS back.
Orakzai Agency - Two militants including an alleged commander of Haqqani network were killed when a US drone hit their hideout at Speen Tal area of Orakzai Agency in early hours of Tuesday.
Pakistani officials have announced the death of a key militant commander in an airstrike allegedly carried out by a US drone.
Frontier Corps (FC) personnel killed two wanted militants belonging to the banned Balochistan Liberation army (BLA) during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Quetta on Monday, said an Inter-Services public relations (ISPR) press release.
The two young Chinese nationals kidnapped by militants linked to the militant group Islamic State, or Daesh, from Quetta on May 24 have been killed.
It is the only religious party that has always bagged more seats in elections than any other religious party, and the only one to have suffered terror attacks from the militants. What made it a target of the .... from further disintegration. The loser ...
He was stopped at Bologna airport on 15 March a year ago travelling with just a backpack, very little money and a one way ticket to Istanbul; crossing the border from Turkey into Syria had become a regular route for those seeking to join rebels ...
A letter drafted by a senior Islamic State militant and obtained by The Associated Press points to a growing power struggle within the group's Afghan affiliate, pitting notoriously fierce Uzbek fighters against Pakistanis seen as too close to that ...
Residents in Paktika Province have said Taliban insurgents freely move on either side of the Durand Line into Pakistani tribal regions of Waziristan. They called on the central government in Kabul to beef up security measures along the border with ...
Islamabad - A letter drafted by a senior Islamic State militant and obtained by The Associated Press points to a growing power struggle within the group's Afghan affiliate, pitting notoriously fierce Uzbek fighters against Pakistanis seen as too close ...
On another, the ongoing war against terrorism - especially the groups that were ensconced in North Waziristan - he was advised to 'avoid appeasement; try if you must to negotiate a settlement, but leave space for action if warranted'.
Islamabad (AP) - A letter drafted by a senior Islamic State militant and obtained by The Associated Press points to a growing power struggle within the group's Afghan affiliate, pitting notoriously fierce Uzbek fighters against Pakistanis seen as too ...
A letter drafted by a senior Daesh militant and obtained by The Associated Press points to a growing power struggle within the group's Afghan affiliate, pitting notoriously fierce Uzbek fighters against Pakistanis seen as too close to that country's ...
Officials in plain clothes searched the restaurant and questioned people who were there, the source said, adding that no arrests were made.
After the failure of three peace accords made in-between 2004-06 the state was left with only option to employ hard approach consequently militants were either killed or flushed out by military operations. Though deliberations on 18th amendment raised ...
Butt is not believed to be linked to any militant groups in Waziristan, a known hotbed for militant networks in Pakistan, according to the intelligence source.
The six workers for oil and gas surveyor Geofizyka Krakow were recovered on Sunday night and have been moved to the main city in Pakistan's northwestern South Waziristan region, according to Muhammad Tahir, the city's political administrator. The exact ...
The Haqqani Network is an Afghan insurgent terror outfit based in Pakistan'S Waziristan and has carried out many high-profile attacks on United States forces, high ranking Afghan officials and foreigners in Afghanistan.
It merits a mention here that a polish engineer from the same company was beheaded by militants after his kidnapping by Taliban from Attock in 2008.
Fresh air strikes at the militant's positions in the troubled Tiraah valley of Khyber Agency on Sunday reportedly left many insurgents dead and wounded while number of militant's hideouts were also destroyed. ... The security forces that had initiated ...
WASHINGTON: Pakistan's envoy to the US has said the Haqqani network, blamed for Wednesday's massive bombing in Kabul, has moved to Afghanistan and Afghan officials should focus on tackling the militants within their territory instead of blaming ...
insurgents linked to al-Qaida issued an online video in which they claimed to have killed all three U.S. soldiers captured in an ambush on May 12.
insurgents linked to al-Qaida issued an online video in which they claimed to have killed all three U.S. soldiers captured in an ambush on May 12.
After initial investigations, Afghan authorities said Pakistan-based militant Haqqani Network carried out the attack, and that the Pakistani military's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) security agency was also responsible.


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