North Waziristan

Afghan intelligence playing into India's hands: Pervez Musharraf

On the arrest of 2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed, Pervez Musharraf said Hafiz was not a terrorist.
 

Feb 20, 2017, 13:59 PM IST

Al-Qaeda wanted to swap PM's abducted son for Zawahiri's women

Pakistan's former premier Yusuf Raza Gilani's son Ali Haider Gilani claims to have been kidnapped by al-Qaeda to force the government to free some women family members of the terror group's chief Ayman al-Zawahiri.

Jun 28, 2016, 16:12 PM IST

21 militants killed in Pakistan`s North Waziristan

Twenty-one militants were killed in air strikes and ground operation in Pakistan`s North Waziristan on Tuesday, the military`s media wing Inter Services Public Relations said.

Mar 08, 2016, 16:25 PM IST

Madrasas in North Waziristan hub of terror activities: Sartaj Aziz

Pakistan's tribal areas along the Af-Pak border has seven agencies and North Waziristan is one of them.

Mar 05, 2016, 13:28 PM IST
Pakistani jets bombard militants hideouts, kill 15

Pakistani jets bombard militants hideouts, kill 15

Pakistan's air force jets Saturday pounded militants` hideouts in the northwestern tribal belt close to the Afghanistan border and killed at least 15 Taliban insurgents, security officials said.

Feb 27, 2016, 20:51 PM IST

Pakistan warplanes pound militant hideouts, 22 killed

 At least 22 militants were killed and several injured when the Pakistani army launched air strikes in the country's northwest tribal area of Shawal, local media reported on Saturday.

Nov 14, 2015, 21:00 PM IST

Pakistan jets kill 25 militants in fresh blitz in northwest

The Pakistani military on Thursday said that at least 25 militants were killed in air strikes on their hideouts in the restive northwest tribal region.

Oct 01, 2015, 15:08 PM IST

Pakistan detains 22 after Taliban air base attack

Twenty-two suspects have been detained in connection with a deadly attack on a Pakistan Air Force base claimed by the Taliban, officials said on Saturday.

Sep 19, 2015, 15:44 PM IST
From bombs to trophies, cricket thrives in Pakistan`s Peshawar

From bombs to trophies, cricket thrives in Pakistan`s Peshawar

Peshawar, the main city in Pakistan`s northwest, won their second consecutive Twenty20 title this week with players and coaches hailing falling levels of violence for helping the sport prosper in t

Sep 17, 2015, 09:48 AM IST

Pakistan Army kills 14 suspected militants near Afghanistan

The Pakistani military says its latest airstrikes in a troubled tribal region near Afghanistan have killed 14 suspected militants.

Aug 30, 2015, 03:18 AM IST

65 terrorists killed in Pakistan tribal regions

Pakistani army on Monday claimed that fighter jets bombed hideouts of the militants in two tribal regions and killed at least 65 terrorists.

Aug 17, 2015, 23:12 PM IST

US drone strike kills five Haqqani terrorists in Pakistan

 At least five militants belonging to the dreaded Haqqani network have been killed in a US drone strike on their hideout in Pakistan's tribal region, officials said today.

Aug 07, 2015, 16:07 PM IST

US drone strike kills five militants in NW Pakistan

A US drone attack on a militant compound in a restive Pakistani tribal area Thursday killed at least five militants, security officials said.

Aug 07, 2015, 00:52 AM IST
Chief of Haqqani network Jalaluddin Haqqani dead: Sources

Chief of Haqqani network Jalaluddin Haqqani dead: Sources

Jalaluddin Haqqani, head of the dreaded Haqqani network behind some of the deadliest attacks against Indian interests in Afghanistan, has been dead for over a year, militant sources said on Friday, two days after news of Taliban chief Mullah Omar's death in Pakistan surfaced.

Jul 31, 2015, 22:19 PM IST

US expected to provide $337 mn to Pakistan under CSF

The US is expected to provide USD 337 million to Pakistan under the Coalition Support Fund (CSF) soon, following the success of country's military operations against al Qaeda-linked militants in North Waziristan tribal region.

Jul 24, 2015, 13:05 PM IST

Taliban kill Pakistani soldier in attack on Army bunker

A Taliban gunman on Tuesday shot and killed a Pakistani soldier in an attack on an army bunker in the country`s northwestern region that is a hotbed of Islamist militant activity, an official said.

Jul 07, 2015, 18:47 PM IST

Pakistan military says 23 militants killed in air strikes

Pakistani air strikes on Sunday killed 23 militants including foreigners in the country`s restive tribal regions near the Afghan border, the military said, part of a massive ongoing operation against the Taliban.

Jun 28, 2015, 19:08 PM IST
2,763 militants killed since 2004 in northern Pakistan: Army

2,763 militants killed since 2004 in northern Pakistan: Army

 A total of 2,763 terrorists have been killed in a military operation launched in Pakistan`s North Waziristan region a year ago, a media report said on Sunday.

Jun 14, 2015, 11:12 AM IST
Pakistan military says 20 militants killed in air strikes

Pakistan military says 20 militants killed in air strikes

 Pakistan`s military said it killed 20 militants Saturday in air strikes on a tribal region near the Afghan border, as part of a major offensive against insurgents that began last year.

Jun 13, 2015, 14:57 PM IST

US drone strike kills seven militants in NW Pakistan

 A US drone attack on a militant compound in a restive Pakistani tribal area Saturday killed at least seven militants, security officials said.

Jun 06, 2015, 17:01 PM IST