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US killer in Israeli prison shot dead in gunbattle

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 00:47

Israeli special forces raided a prison in central Israel Sunday, killing one of the country`s most notorious inmates.

Eight militants killed in Afghan army operation

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 16:56

Afghan army special forces Friday launched an operation in the country`s eastern province in which eight Taliban insurgents were killed, authorities said.

Keran operation over, Army confirms Pak hand

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 09:06

After battling militants for 15 days in one of the biggest anti-infiltration operations in Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian Army on Tuesday declared the encounter in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir over.

‘Pakistan special forces occupying ghost village along LoC in J&K’

Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 09:24

The Indian Army is currently in the midst of one of the largest anti-infiltration operations in Jammu and Kashmir as they attempt to flush out around 30 to 40 militants who have occupied a ghost village along the Line of Control in Keran sector.

NSA Leaker tried to join US special forces

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 14:31

The young contractor behind leaks exposing America`s surveillance programs tried but failed to join the US Army`s elite special forces in 2004, officials said Monday.

Russia to spend $300 mn on training special forces

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 22:43

The Russian defence ministry will allocate 10 billion roubles (about $300 million) on training programmes for special forces, the commander of the Airborne Assault Forces (VDV) said on Wednesday.

Special anti-Naxal force for Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Chhattisgarh

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 02, 2013, 21:16

Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa and Chhattisgarh, hit by Maoist movement, will raise specialised forces trained in guerrilla warfare.

Algeria hostage crisis over; 25 bodies found in gas field

Last Updated: Sunday, January 20, 2013, 09:45

The Algerian Special Forces have discovered 25 bodies in the gas field facility attacked by militants in Tiguentourine.

NATO sets up new HQ for allied Special Forces

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 23:56

NATO opened a new headquarters complex for its special forces as part of a larger move aimed at offsetting the effects of deep defence cuts and better coordinating the elite military units.

Combined commanders` meet skips issue of 3 new joint commands

Last Updated: Friday, October 19, 2012, 22:25

In the absence of consensus, the combined conference of commanders of the three Services skipped the issue of raising three new joint commands for Special Forces, cyber security and aerospace.

Seven dismembered bodies found in Mexican city

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 02, 2012, 17:24

Seven dismembered bodies were found over the weekend inside two vehicles at a shopping centre in the Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo, authorities said.

US assault rifles for Indian Army Special Forces units

Last Updated: Sunday, August 05, 2012, 16:06

American M-4 assault rifles are being inducted into the Indian Army`s Special Forces battalions for use in counter terrorists operations here.