Militants continue to suffer heavy damages

The Pakistani military said it killed 28 local and foreign militants in air strikes in the volatile northwest of the country on Sunday, as evidence emerged that civilians had died in previous strikes.

The bombing took place in the heavily forested Shawal valley, the military said in a statement.

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Details of Anti-militant operations by Pakistan army

(By SALMAN MASOOD) ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — One month into a military offensive to seize control of the tribal district of North Waziristan, the Pakistani military said Tuesday that it had extended its operation to the militant stronghold of Mir Ali, resulting in gunfights between soldiers and Islamist fighters . . . → Read More: Details of Anti-militant operations by Pakistan army

Who or what is Ajit Doval

After reading the title you must wonder, so what? There are plenty of Indians who want to ‘destroy’ Pakistan – there always were and there always will be – that is the sad reality. But this one, my friends, is a little different. He has the knowhow, the expertise, and most importantly, now he has . . . → Read More: Who or what is Ajit Doval

Anti-Pakistan Baloch group turns a new leaf

(by Zaki Khalid) In a move that is sure to surprise many, a leading Baloch lobbyist in the US who for many years has been calling for separation from the state of Pakistan, has decided to end activism against the very country he long accused of allegedly violating Baloch rights.

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Pak airstrikes kill 35 terrorists

War planes bombed suspected militant hideouts in Shawal mountains and eliminated 35 terrorists early on Wednesday morning, hours after local people said a US drone strike killed 20, mostly foreigners, in Dattakhel area of North Waziristan.

A senior security official said the jets targeted militants in the forested Shawal Valley.

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Pakistan Army’s constructive work in Waziristan

RAWALPINDI: The army has officially launched a highly anticipated operation in North Waziristan, according to an ISPR press release.“DG ISPR has said that on the directions of the Government, Armed forces of Pakistan have launched a comprehensive operation against foreign and local terrorists who are hiding in sanctuaries in North Waziristan Agency. The operation . . . → Read More: Pakistan Army’s constructive work in Waziristan

Taliban key commander captured by Pakistan army

A key Taliban commander involved in an attack on former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has been arrested by the security forces in Pakistan’s troubled tribal region of North Waziristan, sources said on Wednesday.

Adnan Rashid was nabbed from South Waziritan in injured condition after he escaped from a cordon off area of North Waziristan where . . . → Read More: Taliban key commander captured by Pakistan army

Pakistan Army clears more militant territories

The Pakistani Taliban have abandoned their last key stronghold and booby traps and explosives littering their hideouts now present the main danger to the soldiers who control the territory, military officials say.

Instead of black-clad militants, uniformed men and the odd lone donkey wander the streets of Miranshah, the capital of Pakistan’s northwestern . . . → Read More: Pakistan Army clears more militant territories

Thousand forced to flee after Israel issues warning

Thousands of Palestinians are fleeing northern parts of Gaza after Israel warned it was targeting the area in its campaign to stop the continuing rocket attacks from Gaza militants.

The UN says 17,000 people have sought refuge in its facilities.

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Suspected militant charities helping IDPs

Charities that the United Nations says are linked to militant groups are helping hungry Pakistanis fleeing a recent military offensive as the official number of those seeking aid reached nearly 900,000 on Monday.

Bureaucratic mix-ups mean some families did not receive food, the families told Reuters, despite queuing for days in the sun.

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