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October 27th, 2010

Drone strikes kill 8 in northwest Pakistan

[...]In the first incident, one missile was fired on a militant hideout in the area of Mir Ali of North Waziristan, one of the seven districts of Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan, the two intelligence officials said. Five were killed. Later, a second suspected U.S. drone strike killed three individuals ... continue reading

September 27th, 2010

NATO airstrikes in Pakistan kill more than 50 militants; Islamabad protests

KABUL — Pakistan disputed NATO's claim Monday that its forces have the right of hot pursuit across the Afghan border after coalition helicopters launched airstrikes that killed more than 50 militants who had escaped into Pakistan following an attack on an Afghan security post.Pakistan said it had strongly protested to ... continue reading

September 27th, 2010

Rebuke from Islamabad after NATO airstrikes kill 55 on Pakistani soil

JALALABAD, AFGHANISTAN - The Pakistani government on Monday strongly condemned a pair of NATO airstrikes on Pakistani soil that NATO officials said killed about 55 suspected insurgents over the weekend. "These incidents are a clear violation and breach of the U.N. mandate" that governs the conduct of the U.S.-led international ... continue reading

September 3rd, 2010

Gates visits US forces in southern Afghanistan

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – As the last of 30,000 U.S. reinforcements arrive in Afghanistan, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates  on Friday got a firsthand look at operations in the dangerous south where Afghan and international troops are ramping up security.Gates traveled to Kandahar province, a region where U.S., Afghan and NATO ... continue reading

September 3rd, 2010

Officials: US missiles kill 5 in NW Pakistan

MIR ALI, Pakistan — Pakistani officials say suspected U.S. missiles have killed five people in a tribal region near the Afghan border.Two intelligence officials say three missiles hit a house in a village near Miran Shah, the main town in North Waziristan, on Friday evening.They say the identity of the ... continue reading

September 3rd, 2010

Pakistan's Taliban threaten attacks in U.S., Europe

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan – Pakistan's Taliban threatened on Friday to launch attacks in the United States and Europe "very soon."The warning came after a renewal of militant violence in Pakistan this week that is piling pressure on a U.S.-backed government overwhelmed by the flood crisis."We will launch attacks in ... continue reading

August 25th, 2010

US Drone strike kills 20 people in Pakistan

Pakistan, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Missiles fired from a U.S. pilotless drone aircraft killed 13 militants and 7 civilians in Pakistan's North Waziristan on Monday, Pakistani intelligence officials said. They said the missiles were fired at a militant hideout. Most of the militants killed were members of the Afghan Taliban. ... continue reading

July 21st, 2010

U.S. Forces Step Up Pakistan Presence

WASHINGTON—U.S. Special Operations Forces have begun venturing out with Pakistani forces on aid projects, deepening the American role in the effort to defeat Islamist militants in Pakistani territory that has been off limits to U.S. ground troops.The expansion of U.S. cooperation is significant given Pakistan's deep aversion to allowing foreign ... continue reading

July 9th, 2010

Twin suicide bombs kill 62 in Pakistan tribal area

PESHAWAR, Pakistan – A pair of suicide bombings killed 62 people Friday outside a government office in a region along the Afghan border where the Pakistani army and U.S. missiles have had some success in decreasing the number of such attacks.The assault, which wounded at least 111 people, was one ... continue reading

June 8th, 2010

NATO goods for Afghanistan attacked in Pakistan

Suspected militants attacked trucks carrying military vehicles for foreign forces in Afghanistan early Wednesday close to the Pakistani capital, killing at least two people and wounding seven others, police and witnesses said. Insurgents have occasionally attacked the convoys over the last two years, but Wednesday's strike was the first so ... continue reading

May 28th, 2010

Suspected drone kills 12 in South Waziristan

Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- A suspected U.S. drone strike killed 12 militants and wounded four others Friday afternoon in Pakistan's tribal region, intelligence officials told CNN. Two intelligence officials said the suspected drone fired a missile at a suspected militant hideout in village of Nari, 38 km west of Wana, ... continue reading

May 21st, 2010

Suspected Taliban blow up "U.S. spies" in Pakistan

MIRANSHAH, Pakistan — Taliban militants strapped explosives to two men accused of being U.S. spies and blew them up at a public execution in northwest Pakistan, intelligence officials and residents said on Friday.The killings took place on Thursday evening in North Waziristan, a lawless al Qaeda and Taliban sanctuary on ... continue reading

May 21st, 2010

US drone strike kills six in Pakistan: officials

MIRANSHAH, Pakistan — A US drone attack on a suspected militant compound Saturday killed six militants in Pakistan's lawless northwestern tribal belt, security officials said.The target of the attack was a house used by militants in Mohammad Khel village, some 25 kilometres (15 miles) west of Miranshah, the main town ... continue reading

May 11th, 2010

Missile attacks kills 24 in Pakistan tribal area

PARACHINAR, Pakistan — Two separate volleys of American missiles slammed into a Taliban sanctuary in Pakistan close to the Afghan border Tuesday, killing at least 24 alleged insurgents in the latest such strikes since a failed car bombing in New York, officials said.The first strike in North Waziristan involved up ... continue reading

January 25th, 2010

The Drone Surge

One moment there was the hum of a motor in the sky above.  The next, on a recent morning in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, a missile blasted a home, killing 13 people.  Days later, the same increasingly familiar mechanical whine preceded a two-missile salvo that slammed into a compound in Degan village in the tribal North Waziristan district ... continue reading

January 25th, 2010

Suspected U.S. Drone Crashes in Pakistan

(AP)  A suspected U.S. drone crashed in Pakistan's lawless tribal area near the Afghan border Sunday, a rare mishap for a program Washington has increasingly relied on to kill Taliban and al Qaeda militants, said intelligence officials and a local resident. Local tribesman in North Waziristan were congratulating each other ... continue reading

January 8th, 2010

Pakistani officials: Suspected US missiles kill 4

PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Suspected U.S. missiles killed four people in northwest Pakistan on Friday, the latest in a surge of such attacks since a suicide bomber staged a deadly assault on CIA employees just across the frontier in Afghanistan.The attack was the sixth in just over a week in North ... continue reading

January 6th, 2010

Bomber kills 4 soldiers in Pakistani Kashmir

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan — A suicide bomber struck an army facility in the Pakistan-controlled portion of Kashmir on Wednesday, killing four soldiers and wounding 11 others in the latest violence to strike the country.The prime minister of the region, Raja Farooq Haider, said the attacker targeted an army barracks near the ... continue reading

January 6th, 2010

Suspected U.S. drones kill 13 in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A former Pakistani security chief says he believes U.S. drone missile strikes over the past week are retaliation for a suicide attack against the CIA.Mahmood Shah says Pakistanis should expect more attacks.Two suspected drone strikes killed at least 13 people in northwest Pakistan today. That area near ... continue reading

January 6th, 2010

Officials: Suspected US drones kill 13 in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD — Suspected U.S. drone missile strikes killed 13 people in Pakistan's volatile northwest Wednesday, the latest of five such attacks in the past week targeting an area believed to be a hideout for militants involved in a suicide attack on a CIA base in Afghanistan. The strikes highlight Washington's ... continue reading

January 3rd, 2010

Roadside bombs kill 6 in Pakistan’s northwest

PARACHINAR, Pakistan - Roadside bombs struck two vehicles in Pakistan's volatile northwest Sunday, killing a former irrigation minister and three others in one attack and two anti-Taliban tribal elders in the other.Public officials and private citizens combating the growing Taliban-led insurgency in Pakistan have been frequent targets in a wave ... continue reading

January 3rd, 2010

Pakistan backlash after volleyball bombing kills 101

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Pakistani authorities faced a furious backlash Sunday after a suicide strike on a volleyball match killed 101 people, as more violence killed a former provincial minister and seven others.Authorities rounded up dozens of suspects after the volleyball attack and opened an investigation into poor medical care, while ... continue reading

January 3rd, 2010

Missile Strike Kills 2 in Pakistan

MIR ALI, Pakistan -- Intelligence officials say a suspected U.S. drone missile strike has killed at least two people in Pakistan's northwest tribal region.The officials say Sunday's strike targeted the house of a well-known tribesman near the town of Mir Ali in North Waziristan. At least two bodies have been ... continue reading

December 28th, 2009

US B-52 bomber hovers over Fata

PESHAWAR (Agencies) - America’s B-52 heavy bomber aircraft, which can carry nuclear and conventional ordnance with worldwide precision navigation capability, was again seen hovering over Pakistan’s tribal areas on Sunday.The flights of US B-52 bomber, along other spy planes, continued over Fata for last several weeks, causing panic among the ... continue reading

December 28th, 2009

US B-52 plane hovers over tribal areas

PESHAWAR: US’s B-52 jet plane, along other spy planes, continued its flights over the tribal areas for last several weeks here in Pakistan on Sunday morning, Geo news reported.The flights have reportedly remained confined to areas located in South and North Waziristan Agencies and Kurram Agency, sources claimed.According to tribal ... continue reading

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