Jammu and Kashmir
Friday, May 24, 2013
`Sharp decline in US drone strikes in Pakistan`
Current and former officials say the reasons include a shrinking list of important Al Qaeda targets.
In a shift, US admits killing 4 Americans in drone strikes
These individuals were not specifically targeted by the United States," Holder informed the lawmaker...
`US drone strikes `ineffective solution` to combat terrorists in Pak`
An Indian school teacher has been found dead in Maldives` Eydhafushi island, in what is suspected to...
US drone strikes kill 4 al Qaeda suspects: Yemen
The four were killed in the first strike while riding a vehicle in the desert area of Oussab al-Ali,...
US made secret deal with Pak on drone strikes: Report
In a secret deal, Pakistan allowed American drone strikes on its soil on the condition that the unma...
New Pak leadership will pose greater threat to drone program: US
The major candidates to become Pakistan`s next prime minister oppose American drone strikes on extre...
Pakistan seeks UN ban on drone strikes against sovereign nations
Islamabad`s opposition to the use of combat drones stems from its fears that other countries may emu...
Pakistani military refutes NYT reports on drone strikes
The Pakistani military on Tuesday rejected a media report that suggested it had tried to pass off tw...
Pakistan seeks alternative to ‘counterproductive’ drone strikes
Calling drone attacks in Pakistan as ‘counterproductive’, the country’s President Asif Ali Zardari h...
29 militants killed in air strikes in Pakistan
Air strikes by combat jets today killed 29 militants and destroyed several hideouts in Pakistan`s l...
Madeleine Albright calls drone strikes ‘very effective`
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has defended the US administration’s use of lethal dron...
Drones killed more Afghan civilians in 2012: UN
The US and NATO have long pledged to keep up the fight against al-Qaeda and other militants even as ...
US student designs `drone-proof city`
A law student in the US has made a novel design for a drone-proof city.
Assange urges US to release secret drone strikes documents
Julian Assange, founder of the whistle blowing website Wikileaks, has urged US officials to leak sec...
80% killed in US drone strikes in Pak were terrorists: Jilani
Eighty per cent of about 3,000 people killed in US drone strikes in Pakistan`s tribal belt were terr...
SC to examine implementation of its guidelines on strikes
The Supreme Court Friday decided to examine alleged non-implementation and non-compliance of its gui...
Obama to share classified drone info with Congress
Obama`s move comes following repeated demand by US lawmakers in this regard.
CIA Director nominee Brennan defends drone strikes
Emphasizing on careful and responsible use of unmanned aircraft, CIA Director nominee John Brennan h...
CIA operating secret drone base in Saudi Arabia
The CIA conducts lethal drone strikes against al-Qaeda militants inside Yemen from a remote base in ...
US memo leak: Drones killing Qaeda-linked Americans legal
The leaked 16-page documents belonging to Department of Justice present a justification on how Obama...
Drone strikes are `legal ethical and wise`: US
Carney argued that someone who takes up arms against the United States is an enemy, and therefore co...
`Pak has asked US to end drone strikes but not acted`
A US scholar has said that the Pakistan Government has now publicly asked United States to stop dron...
Israel contemplating more air strikes on Syria
Israel is said to be considering more attacks in Syria and Lebanon following the air strikes on a we...
IRA planning terror strikes during G8 summit: MI5
British PM David Cameron, US President Barack Obama and Russia’s Vladimir Putin will be among those ...
US drone strikes in NW Pakistan kill eight
The house was completely leveled to ground and caught fire after the strike, said eyewitnesses.
Pak ambassador’s absence from meet not linked to drones: US
US has rejected suggestions that Pak refused to send its ambassador to Washington last week for a ke...
Thousands protest drone strikes in Pakistan
Thousands of Pakistani tribesmen Saturday joined a protest against US drone strikes in South Waziris...
Pak condemns ‘illegal, unacceptable’ drone attacks in Waziristan
The Pakistani government has condemning the latest drone attacks in South Waziristan’s tribal region...
Pakistan again asks US to stop drone strikes
Nazir and five of his companions were killed near Wana town of South Waziristan when a drone fired t...
US drones kill top Pakistani militant leader, Mullah Nazir, nine others
Mullah Nazir, also known as Maulvi Nazir Wazir, had signed a peace deal with Pakistani security forc...
Syria crisis: Air strikes around Damascus kill 12
Activists have claimed that twelve people lost their lives due to an air strike in the vicinity of D...
‘Pak guilty of not genuinely acting against militants in country’
Former Pakistan envoy to the US, Husain Haqqani has said that while his country was a victim of terr...
Dismiss Saeed`s plea against US drone strikes: Pak govt to LHC
Pakistan government has asked a court to dismiss LeT founder Hafiz Mohammad Saeed`s petition against...
Kasab`s hanging: Alert issued in UP
The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday issued an alert across the state following the execution o...
Pakistan condemns Israeli air strikes on Gaza
Pakistani parliament Tuesday adopted a resolution condemning the Israeli aerial bombardment on Gaza.
Anonymous declares ‘cyberwar’ on Israeli strikes on Gaza
Anonymous posted a list of over 650 Israel-based websites it says it has taken down or defaced since...
Israeli air strikes wreck Palestine stadium
Israeli air strikes left the Palestine stadium in the Gaza Strip in ruins as a bombing campaign on t...
Egyptian activists cross into Gaza to show support
About 500 Egyptian activists have crossed into Gaza to deliver medical supplies and show support for...
Reporters without Borders condemns Israeli strikes
Reporters Without Borders has condemned Israeli missile attacks on two media centers in Gaza that wo...
Israel threatens to send Gaza back to Middle Ages
Israel pounded Gaza enclave with a barrage of missiles from land and sea for a fifth day.
Egypt`s Brotherhood slams Israel over Gaza strikes
Egypt`s powerful Muslim Brotherhood sharply criticised Israeli leaders Wednesday over airstrikes in ...
Time not right for military strikes on Iran: UK to US
The UK Government has reiterated its current opposition to taking any military action against Iran.
Manipur rebels call for strike, govt sounds alert
In the last few months, rebel groups have triggered over 20 improvised explosive device (IED) blasts...
Drone worry ok...what about terrorism: Karzai asks Imran
In a letter to former cricketer Imran Khan who opposes drone strikes in Pakistan, Afghan President H...
‘3 IM terrorists arrested, strikes in Delhi, Bihar averted’
With the arrest of three terrorists belonging to banned Indian Mujahideen, Delhi Police on Thursday ...
18 militants killed in US drone strike in Pakistan
The Haqqani network is a Taliban-linked group of militants that operates from North Waziristan.
US drone strikes kills five militants in Pakistan
CIA-operated spy planes fired four missiles at the compound in Hurmuz village.
`US, Israel mulling surgical strikes on Iran`
Rothkopf quoted his source as saying about "a joint US-Israeli surgical strike targeting Iranian enr...
Pak Taliban denies offering safe-passage for Imran’s peace march
TTP spokesman has denied reports suggesting that they had assured a safe-passage for Imran Khan`s ‘p...
Imran Khan holds peace march amid Taliban threat
Hundreds of supporters of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan set off on a motorcade peace march ...
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