Militant

Another Kashmiri youth shuns militancy, returns home

An unnamed youth, who had joined militant ranks, today shunned the path of violence and returned home in south Kashmir following an appeal by his parents, police said.

Nov 20, 2017, 14:45 PM IST
ISIS-like flag put up on road in Pakistan

ISIS-like flag put up on road in Pakistan

Police later removed the trademark flag with inscribed message - 'Khilafat is coming'.

Sep 24, 2017, 23:23 PM IST
Myanmar mob tries to block Rohingya aid boat

Myanmar mob tries to block Rohingya aid boat

The aid shipment was bound for Rakhine, where a military campaign sparked by militant attacks had forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to flee the country.

Sep 21, 2017, 19:14 PM IST

Leader of Indonesia attack plot gets 11 years in prison

At the same sentencing hearing, a co-conspirator, who received six years in prison, shook his fist in the air and shouted "God is Great."

Sep 20, 2017, 20:04 PM IST

Pakistan kicks out medical charity MSF from country's tribal region

MSF works out of two health facilities in the Kurram district of Pakistan`s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) region, which has been plagued by militancy over the past decade and was the location of many US drone strikes targeting commanders from al Qaeda and other militant groups.

Sep 14, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
Pakistan open to joint Afghan border patrols: Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Pakistan open to joint Afghan border patrols: Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Abbasi said Pakistan was committed to peaceful resolution of the Afghan issue.

Sep 13, 2017, 13:57 PM IST
Philippines says some rebels ready to surrender as troops advance in Marawi

Philippines says some rebels ready to surrender as troops advance in Marawi

The surrender offer came after a renewed, if short-lived, effort by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to start back-channel talks with militants, with a former Marawi mayor Omar Solitario Ali to have acted as an intermediary.

Sep 11, 2017, 18:44 PM IST
53 militant suspects arrested in Karachi

53 militant suspects arrested in Karachi

Some 53 militant suspects were arrested in different parts of Pakistan`s southern port city of Karachi in police`s raids during last 24 hours, said police late on Sunday.

Sep 11, 2017, 08:42 AM IST
UN to deploy security force to guard its base in Libya

UN to deploy security force to guard its base in Libya

The military unit would probably consist of around 150 people, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, told a news briefing in Geneva.

Sep 08, 2017, 17:48 PM IST
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu seeks Red Cross help to save captive Israelis

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu seeks Red Cross help to save captive Israelis

Hamas is believed to be holding the remains of two Israeli soldiers killed in a 2014 war, and two Israeli civilians who wandered into Gaza.

Sep 06, 2017, 22:43 PM IST
Eight security men, 2 terrorists killed in gunfight in Kashmir Police complex

Eight security men, 2 terrorists killed in gunfight in Kashmir Police complex

Eight security personnel and two militants were killed in a gun fight in Jammu and Kashmir's Phulwama district on Saturday.

Aug 26, 2017, 18:58 PM IST

Presence of Zakir Musa-led militant group not large in J&K: Army

Musa, who was earlier heading the Hizbul Mujahideen, quit the militant outfit in May and was later appointed the head of the al-Qaeda cell Ansar Ghazwat-Ul-Hind.

 

Aug 26, 2017, 16:41 PM IST

Protest in Kashmir village as locals claim slain 'militant' was student

Violent stone-pelting protests broke out in a village in north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Thursday.

Aug 24, 2017, 22:05 PM IST
Militant killed in Kashmir gunfight

Militant killed in Kashmir gunfight

A militant was killed in an ongoing operation by security forces in north Kashmir`s Kupwara district on Tuesday.

Aug 22, 2017, 19:08 PM IST

President Donald Trump likely to approve modest troop increase for Afghanistan

Trump will give a prime-time address to the nation at 9 pm to detail his view of the US role in Afghanistan, an issue that vexed his two predecessors.

 

Aug 22, 2017, 00:21 AM IST
Killing militants won't resolve Kashmir problem: Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Killing militants won't resolve Kashmir problem: Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

The leader of the moderate wing of the Hurriyat Conference said the people of Jammu and Kashmir were waiting for a final resolution of their political problem which alone, he added, will end their suffering.

 

Aug 18, 2017, 17:03 PM IST

Israel hit nearly 100 arms convoys in 5 years: Former Air Force Commander Amir Eshel

Former air force commander Amir Eshel told Haaretz newspaper that "since 2012, I`m talking about many dozens of strikes... the number is close to being three digits".

 

Aug 17, 2017, 17:43 PM IST
Suspected Islamic State militant kills Turkish police officer in Istanbul: Anadolu

Suspected Islamic State militant kills Turkish police officer in Istanbul: Anadolu

Turkey has detained more than 5,000 Islamic State suspects and deported some 3,290 foreign militants from 95 different countries in recent years, according to officials. It has refused entry to at least 38,269 people.

Aug 14, 2017, 14:19 PM IST

Bomb kills three, wounds 26 in North-West Pakistan: Officials

The explosion struck a truck carrying civilians, most of them labourers, in a far-flung frontier village in Bajaur tribal district, one of Pakistan`s seven semi-autonomous tribal regions.

Aug 11, 2017, 16:20 PM IST
Islamic State threatens new attacks in Iran in video

Islamic State threatens new attacks in Iran in video

The group killed at least 18 people in attacks on Parliament in Tehran and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini on June 7.

 

Aug 10, 2017, 09:17 AM IST