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North Waziristan was once home to the notorious Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and many foreign fighters but militants fled the area after an operation was carried out.
An official of the Ministry of Safron told The Express Tribune that three categories of TDPs came under discussion during the course of the meeting: those who are registered but came back to the settled areas after they returned to their native ...
... in 12 KP districts including Bannu, Kohat, Karak, Tank, Malakand, Upper Dir, Lower Dir, Chitral, Swat, Kohistan, Bunner/Daggar, Shangla and six tribal agencies namely Mohmand Agency, Khyber Agency, Kur-ram Agency, Bajaur Agency and North Waziristan ...
The most prominent operations were the one in Swat, Rah-e-Nijat of South Waziristan, Zarb-e-Azb of North Waziristan, and Khyber I and II respectively against different Pakistani and foreign militants.
Raising a Kalashnikov assault rifle, the masked man went on to talk about the UK cities and towns from which the Somali terrorist group had drawn jihadists.
In this respect, our armed forces have almost obtained their objectives in North Waziristan Agency (NWA) through military operation Zarb-e-Azb against the terrorists who had challenged the writ of the state, and had frightened the entire nation by ...
Five suspected militants, including a 'high-value' target of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) identified as 'Duran', were killed in an intelligence-based operation carried out by security forces in the Kalaya area of Orakzai Agency early Wednesday ...
Pakistan's military operation in North Waziristan in summer 2014 pushed a large group of IMU fighters and their families (hundreds of them at least) into Afghanistan with many making their way to the northwestern provinces bordering Turkmenistan ...
Authorities have not opened the border in North Waziristan's Ghulam Khan area and South Waziristan's Angor Adda, sources told Geo News.
Large-scale incidents also occurred last year in Khuzdar, Mardan, Peshawar, Charsadda and Lahore, which saw the Allama Iqbal Park massacre last March, the bloodiest post-Partition violence the city has seen. For the government and the army to claim ...
Three terrorist groups, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JUA), and the Islamic State of Khurasan (ISK) carried out multiple attacks on Pakistan's major cities. The spate of attacks shattered the brief lull in violence, indicating the ...
Three terrorist groups - Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, Jamaatul Ahrar and the Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) carried out these attacks, targeting Pakistan's major cities. The spate of attacks shattered the brief lull in violence, indicating the ...
He said that City police officer (CPO) Afzaal Kausar will personally check the security conditions in the district and strict action would be taken against those who will be found involved in any delinquency, negligence or lethargy.
The Pakistan Army is sending a brigade of combat troops to shore up Saudi Arabia's vulnerable southern border from reprisal attacks mounted by the Houthis in Yemen, according to senior security sources.
Miranshah, North Waziristan // Major General Hassan Azhar Hayat makes an unlikely trailblazer for women's liberation. A battled-hardened commander in the Pakistani Army, he has spent the last eight years in the rugged tribal zone of North ...
That measure came after a December 2014 Taliban attack at a school in the northwestern city of Peshawar, which killed 154 people, mostly schoolchildren.
Pakistani Army officers today jokingly refer to one village, that was home to many senior militant commanders, as the Taliban's Pentagon, and they describe another where militants were trained as the Taliban Sandhurst.
The geographical arrangement of the seven Tribal Agencies in order from south to north are South Waziristan, North Waziristan, Kurram, Orakzai, Khyber, Momand and Bajaur. ... The suppressed people of FATA have repeatedly staged demonstrations in ...
Pakistani Army officers today jokingly refer to one village, that was home to many senior militant commanders, as the Taliban's Pentagon, and they describe another where militants were trained as the Taliban Sandhurst.
Secular and democratic activists from various parts of Pakistan had also organized a protest march against terrorists in the city on the same day. Even on the ... Haqqani Network is operating from Pakistan's North Waziristan Agency. There are a ...
It helped restore the soft image of FATA that was previously been considered a ghost town. It also facilitated FATA youth in acquiring practical knowledge of field through one month internship with OGDCL that was clinched in an agreement signed between ...
TNS: We have heard the Pashtuns residing in the cities of Punjab are finding it difficult to get their identity cards renewed, etc.
The harsh campaign has also raised concerns of an offensive similar to the largescale and devastating Zarb-e-Arb operation, first launched in North Waziristan in June 2014. While the campaign was successful in ... Even after the Pakistani government ...
Peter Oborne - the first veteran western journalist to have visited North Waziristan in many years - visited Miranshah, the capital of the agency to see how Pakistan managed to survive the darkest days of the country's descent into terror.
It was the deadliest terrorist attack on Pakistani soil since a school massacre in the city of Peshawar that killed 141 people, most of them students, in 2014.
Pakistani police have been on high alert after a recent string of suicide bombings that have killed more than 125 people, the latest of them inside a court building in another northwestern city. Pakistani Taliban-linked militants and the Islamic State ...
On February 26, it said the army had responded to a terrorist raid from across the border in South Waziristan Agency, and had, during sanitisation of village Shirrani in Datta Khel, North Waziristan Agency, recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition ...
The last one focused on North Waziristan. Earlier forces had been inducted in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas ... In fact, no attention was previously paid to the blowback of military operations on the borders onto Pakistan's cities and ...
According to details, more than 350 suspicious persons have been arrested so far from different cities in the operation which is going on with full strength.
Pakistan, pakistan terror suspects, Quetta, Pakistan Quetta terror plot, pakistan foreign national army said a huge cache of arms was recovered from Shirani village of Dattakhel, North Waziristan. (File photo. AP/Mohammad Sajjad). Over 350 suspects ...
Rawalpindi: Pakistan Army troops recovered a large cache of arms and ammunition from North Waziristan Saturday. Troops raided Shirrani, Datta khel, North Wazirastan Agency in another leg of operation Radd-ul-Fasaad.
Military operations work. Where they are meant to recover territory, they do. Swat is steady and North Waziristan no more terror central.
Separately, the security forces also recovered a huge cache of arms in the Mir Ali area of North Waziristan. On the other hand, the CTD arrested ... SSP Omer Shahid Hamid told a media briefing at his office that an informant tipped them off that ...
Because North Waziristan was different - both a terror bastion and a hub from which Pakistan proper could be penetrated. Look up a map.
The terror continued to engulf all major cities on Friday as security forces and other law enforcement agencies continued their search operations throughout the ...
He adds that about 70% of those fighters come from the Pakistani Taliban group (TTP), some of whom moved to Afghanistan after the Pakistani military launched an operation in North Waziristan tribal area in 2014. But Afghan security officials insist ...
The security forces had killed over 3,000 militants in North Waziristan but many had either fled to Afghanistan and or moved to urban areas and are hiding with the help of their local facilitators, sympathizers and financiers.
At least eight persons were killed and 35 others injured today in a powerful bomb blast in a posh defence locality here, the second such incident in the city this month as Pakistan witnesses a surge in terror attacks. Panic gripped the Defence Housing ...
"Karachi is densely populated but it's a single city. Balochistan is an extensive province but the population there is scattered.
The IGP appreciated the achievements of military Operation Zarb-e-Azb in North Waziristan and the performance of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police in the settled areas.
This group released a video in 2009 of 'German Taliban villages' in Waziristan. Its fighters ... Turkish members of the Islamic Jihad Group were also reported killed along with an al Qaeda commander in a US Predator strike in North Waziristan in June 2010.
Zarb-e-Azb, the latest, was launched in 2014 to target the Pakistani Taliban and their allies in North Waziristan, the group's headquarters.
Another major attack within the last 10 days was in the eastern city of Lahore, which killed more than a dozen people, including two senior police officers.
Fata would never have been liberated and the TTP's virtual emirate in North Waziristan would not have been touched. Instead of fleeing into Afghanistan the TTP guerrilla warriors would have remained on this side of the Durand Line, from their safe ...
Similarly, in Korangi, in the remits of Zaman Town police station, the residents lynched a bandit. According to details ... "They had also carried out attacks on Pakistan Army in Shawal area of North Waziristan," the spokesperson elaborated. Earlier on ...
About 45 others were injured, many seriously, said Darlito Bati Jr., a disaster-response officer in Tanay town in Rizal province east of Manila.
Pakistan will seek the help of a paramilitary border-security force to crack down on militants in Punjab Province, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's power base, after attacks that killed more than 100 people last week, a government spokesman said yesterday.
Karachi, Pakistan: Seven suspected militants have been killed in a pre-dawn operation in a port city in southern Pakistan, security forces said Monday.
Pakistan says the latest wave of attacks was orchestrated by militants who fled its military operations in North Waziristan, and has closed two border crossings. Pakistani authorities have also rounded up nearly 100 Afghan refugees in the southwestern ...
Akhtar acted in concert with Qari Zafar, the leader of the al Qaeda and Taliban-linked Fedayeen-i-Islam. The US killed Zafar in an airstrike in Feb. 2010 in the town of Dargi Mandi near Miramshah in North Waziristan, a known haven for al Qaeda. The ...





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