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I turn now to Afghan and Pakistani deaths in the ongoing 2001 U.S. intervention in Afghanistan. In part two, I will ..... The Bureau of Investigative Journalism reports that 2,515 to 4,026 people have been killed in U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan, but that is a small fraction of total war deaths in Pakistan. Crawford ...
KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan military helicopters bombed a religious gathering in the northern province of Kunduz on Monday, killing at least 70 people and wounding 30 others, ... In May, an American drone strike in the district killed Mullah Abdul Salam, the Taliban “shadow governor” of Kunduz. In 2016 ...

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan — When the Soviet Army pulled out of Afghanistan decades ago, it left behind rusty tanks, the wreckage of helicopters and a .... Mullah Abdul Salam, before his death in a United States drone strike last year, said Nassruddin Saadi, the chief of the Dasht-e-Archi district in Kunduz ...
... militants including 12 foreigners have been killed in a drone strike in the Haska Mena district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday. Sherin Agha Faqiri, spokesman for the 201st Selab Military Corps, told Pajhwok Afghan News foreign forces targeted the Daesh rebels in Awghaz and ...
The latest round of airstrike comes after 15 Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants were killed in an airstrike in Kunar province last week. The airstrike also killed the chief of TTP Mullah Fazullah's son, according to the Afghan military forces. (This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is ...
The drone strike targeted the hideout of the Islamic State resulting in the death of terrorists. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE. Six Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in a US drone strike near the Pak-Afghan border on Monday, Express News reported. According to reports, the strike took place in the Nangarhar ...

In Afghanistan, officials say at least seven people were killed and seven others wounded in a suicide attack in the capital Kabul today. Meanwhile, Pakistani officials say a suspected U.S. drone strike in eastern Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan killed more than 20 people on Wednesday.
A U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan killed nearly two dozen militants, the Associated Press reports from Pakistan. Two missiles reportedly “hit a militant facility in neighboring Afghanistan, killing 21 insurgents, including the son of the head of the Pakistani Taliban” on Wednesday, according to “two Pakistani ...
Pakistani security officials on the Afghan border area also confirmed the drone strike and said most of the militants were getting suicide-bomber training when they were killed. Islamabad has for years has asked officials in Washington and Kabul to take action against Fazlullah and other Pakistani Taliban ...
Among those killed was an individual responsible for training suicide attackers, Ustad Yaseen, and multiple suicide bombers. Those killed in Wednesday's drone strike reportedly belonged to the Swat area of Pakistan. Coalition drone attacks have repeatedly targetted the regions along the Pak-Afghan ...
Over 16 years that included hundreds of deadly U.S. drone strikes, Osama bin Laden's killing on Pakistani soil and accusations Pakistan helps insurgents that kill Americans, the reluctant allies never reached one point of no return: Pakistan closing the air routes to Afghanistan. It's an action that could all but ...
Governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told Pajhwok Afghan News the explosive-laden vehicle was recovered by police and defused by the engineers' team of Afghan National Army (ANA). Separately, five Taliban were killed in a US drone strike in the Ambar Khani area of Bati Kot district. The strike took ...
The US killed an Afghan Taliban leader in a drone strike in Pakistan's tribal agency of Kurram today, according to reports from the region. The commander, Jamiuddin, was a “trusted man” within the Haqqani Network, a subgroup of the Afghan Taliban, who helped fighters move from Pakistan to Afghanistan.
JALALABAD, Afghanistan, Dec. 26 (Xinhua) -- At least 17 militants of the Islamic State (IS) group were killed in drone attacks in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar, the provincial government said Tuesday. Those among the killed were two foreign nationals affiliated with the IS group and an ...
PARACHINAR: Two suspected militants were killed in the day's second drone strike, this time in Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan on Wednesday, ... In October, at least 31 people were killed in three drone strikes targetting areas near the Pak-Afghan border in Afghanistan over a span of 24 hours.
PARUN, Afghanistan, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- At least three militants loyal to the hardliner Islamic State (IS) group were killed as an unmanned plane targeted their hideout in the eastern Nuristan province Sunday night, provincial government spokesman Sayed Momand said Monday. Acting upon intelligence ...
Today's strike was the first recorded inside Pakistan since Dec. 26, when US drones killed Jamiuddin, a jihadist who helped fighters move from Pakistan to Afghanistan. Jamiuddin was reportedly a “trusted man” in within the Haqqani Network, a subgroup of the Afghan Taliban. That strike also took place in ...

KHOST, AFGHANISTAN — When his vehicle, an old Toyota Corolla 1998, finally arrived at the entrance of the Afghan province of Khost, Isaaq exuded a ... As the CIA deepens its involvement in the Afghan war by increasing drone strikes and covert operations with small elite commando units, local villagers ...
A US Air Force MQ-9 Reaper drone takes off from Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan March 9, 2016. (File photo by Reuters) ... The US has been carrying out drone strikes on militants inside Pakistani territory since June 2004, initially from air bases inside Pakistan. When relations soured in 2011, the US was ...
ISLAMABAD, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- At least 25 fighters belonging to so-called Islamic State (IS) have been killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, said official on Wednesday. Provincial police spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashraqiwal told media that the strike targeted an IS hideout ...
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Twenty-five Daesh -- or so-called Islamic State (IS) -- fighters have been killed in a drone strike in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Police spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashraqiwal told Pajhwok Afghan News the drone strike targeted a ...
The technology he presented could just as easily be used for policing and search and rescue as for drone strikes, he said — any time-critical scenario .... UAV operators failed to observe and report on the presence of children in a suspected crowd in Afghanistan, causing a helicopter to kill 23 civilians.
JALALABAD, Afghanistan, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- At least six Islamic States (IS) militants have been killed during drone strikes against the hardliner group in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, Attaullah Khogiani, spokesman for provincial governor said Monday. The unmanned aircrafts targeted the ...
According to the Tolo News, the provincial government media office, in a statement, confirmed the air strike and said it had killed at least four militants and that eight others were injured. The airstrike was carried out in the vicinity of the restive Khogyani district on Thursday. United States' unmanned aerial ...
DERA ISMAIL KHAN: A suspected US drone strike on Thursday targeted a hideout of the Haqqani network along Pakistan's mountainous border with Afghanistan, killing four people, officials said. If confirmed, it would be the fourth such US strike inside Pakistan since President Donald Trump took office in ...
A suspected U.S. drone strike on Thursday targeted a hideout of the Haqqani militant network along Pakistan's mountainous border with Afghanistan, ... Since the Afghan policy review, the U.S. has been pushing Islamabad for decisive action against the Haqqani network militants, who are notorious for ...
ISLAMABAD: At least three people were reported killed in a drone strike targetting a Taliban commander near Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency early Thursday, sources said. The strike targetted the house of a Taliban commander named Rasheed near the border in Kurram Agency – one of the seven ...
A US drone strike hit a militant hideout near the Durand Line, the de facto border between Afghanistan and Pakistan, early on Thursday morning, killing three militants, media reports said. ... Reports indicate that more than 3,450 people have been killed in 416 drone strikes in Pakistan since 2004. According ...
At least seven militants belonging to the Islamic State (IS) were killed in a drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday afternoon. The drone targeted a hideout in Haska Mena district of the province, Afghanistan's news channel Tolo News on Tuesday quoted a spokesperson for the provincial ...
The U.S. military is set to triple the amount of bombs it has dropped in Afghanistan this year under the Trump administration compared with last year, according to new figures. So far this year ... Since the beginning of 2017, the U.S. military has conducted 28 drone strikes against radical Islamists in Somalia.
A U.S. military drone strike has killed more than 100 al-Shabab militants in Somalia, U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) said. Military officials told VOA that Tuesday's strike hit an al-Shabab training camp in the country's Bay region, about 200 kilometers northwest of the capital, Mogadishu. “It's obvious from ...
Abu Sahl focused on informing bin Laden of what happened after his son was killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan after he escaped from Iran.
After touring the CIA's control center for its overseas drone strike operations, Donald ... use of drone strikes than what had been authorized under Obama. ... Thousands of troops have poured into Afghanistan since Trump's ... Our troops are being killed by the Afghanis we train and we waste billions there.
Then came several drone strikes in Afghanistan that, we were told, ... dead — but this more than a year after he was supposedly killed in a drone strike. ... America somehow wants Pakistan to crackdown on the Afghan Taliban ...
The Islamic Jihad Union (IJU), a group active in Afghanistan alongside the Afghan Taliban, highlighted the training of its special forces in a ...
2 dozen militants killed by unmanned planes in Afghanistan ... A day earlier on Saturday, the drone strikes had left dead 15 militants loyal to ... The Afghan defense ministry, according to its spokesman General Dawlat Waziri, ...
JALALABAD, Afghanistan, Nov. 5 (Xinhua) -- At least 15 Islamic States (IS) militants were killed after drone attacks against hardliner group in ...
Dawar was the third key militant leader of TTP Pakistan reported killed in U.S. drone strikes in Afghanistan in the last two weeks. On Oct. 18 ...
He said JuA hideouts in Afghanistan were bombed by US drones. ... sustained serious injuries in a recent US drone strike in Afghanistan's Paktia province, ... by the US-led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan nor the Afghan government. ... “Drone strikes were violation of the international laws and the ...
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during the funeral of Toryalai Abdiani. ... This week began on a positive note for Afghanistan as the country's diplomats joined ... A wave of suspected U.S. drone strikes this week has killed scores of ... the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in that area nor any drone strike in Kurram ...
In a message to Pajhwok Afghan News, he said Pakistani intelligence had given wrong information in this regard. “Omar Khalid Khurasani is ...
U.S. Drone Strike Kills Pakistan Militant Leader In Afghanistan, ... "Our leader…was wounded in one of the recent drone strikes in Afghanistan.
PESHAWAR: A drone strike near the Pak-Afghan border killed at least ... The attack took place in Khosh Kurram, Afghanistan and is the fifth strike this week. 41 deaths have been reported in the drone strikes including that of ...
At least 31 people have died and 12 injured in different drone strikes targetting areas near the Pak-Afghan border in Afghanistan since earlier ...
U.S. Drone Strike Kills Pakistan Militant Leader In Afghanistan, Group Says ... "Our leader…was wounded in one of the recent drone strikes in ...
Jamaat-ul-Ahrar chief killed in Afghanistan drone strike ... killed in three drone strikes near the Pak-Afghan border in Afghanistan on Monday ...
An Afghan official says drone strikes have killed 35 Taliban fighters in the ... Pakistani intelligence officials say the drone strike hit a militant compound on the ... Afghanistan's Ministry of Interior says a Taliban attack on a police ...
An Afghan official says drone strikes have killed 35 Taliban fighters in ... Afghan National Amy soldiers watch during a military exercise in Kabul, Afghanistan, ... Pakistani intelligence officials say the drone strike hit a militant ...
Intelligence officials said the target of the drone strike was Haqqani ... should not make any drone strikes in either Afghanistan or Pakistan at a ...
A delegation of Pakistan, led by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua, is participating in the four-nation talks on Afghanistan that began in Oman, ...


 

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