DNA: Repeated ceasefire violation by Pakistan triggers panic among residents

A day after an army jawan was injured in ceasefire violations from across the border, Pakistani troops once again resorted to firing on Indian positions in the frontier district of Poonch on Sunday

Sep 07, 2015, 23:16 PM IST

Tests show mustard gas traces in Islamic State attack: US

A senior US military officer says preliminary tests show traces of the chemical agent sulfur mustard on mortars that Islamic State militants used to attack Kurdish forces in Iraq.

Aug 21, 2015, 23:40 PM IST

J&K: Pakistan troops again violate ceasefire in Poonch, Raouri

The Pakistan Army fired at Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Rajouri districts, an official said on Wednesday."The Pakistan Army used 120 mm.

Aug 12, 2015, 11:07 AM IST

US plans to arm Iraq's Sunni tribesmen with AK-47s, RPGs, mortars

 The United States plans to buy arms for Sunni tribesmen in Iraq including AK-47s, rocket-propelled grenades and mortar rounds to help bolster the battle against Islamic State militants in Anbar province, according to a Pentagon document prepared for Congress.

Nov 23, 2014, 10:30 AM IST

Heavy fighting in Sudan`s South Kordofan

Sudanese troops and rebels engaged in heavy fighting on Saturday near the South Kordofan state capital Kadugli, both sides said, with rebel shells landing inside the town.

Jun 29, 2014, 06:22 AM IST

Mortars strike Damascus, killing at least 4

Mortars rounds struck several areas of Damascus, killing at least four people.

Mar 27, 2013, 00:04 AM IST

`Mortars hit Iranian dissident camp in Iraq`

Hillary Clinton welcomed the agreement between Iraq and the UN on Camp Ashraf, saying it "represents significant progress on this issue."

Dec 26, 2011, 09:06 AM IST

Mortars hit Somali capital, 13 civilians killed

Mortars and missiles pounded parts of the Somali capital on Monday, killing at least 13 civilians in two separate battles between Islamic militiamen and the African Union peacekeeping force, witnesses and officials said.

Sep 28, 2009, 22:09 PM IST