Russian military delegation visits restive Waziristan in Pakistan

For the first time, a high-level Russian military delegation has visited Pakistan's restive tribal region along the Afghan border to get first-hand information of the situation in the former strongholds of the militants.

Mar 31, 2017, 14:55 PM IST
'Pakistan evicting Pashtun refugees to set up terror camps, selling nuclear weapons to rogue nations'

'Pakistan evicting Pashtun refugees to set up terror camps, selling nuclear weapons to rogue nations'

The Pashtun are Pakistan’s third largest ethnic group which has suffered the most from the Pakistani Taliban’s seven-year onslaught against government forces and civilians.

Jan 14, 2017, 10:01 AM IST
Pakistani Pashtuns take refuge in Afghanistan after Pak forces bombard Waziristan

Pakistani Pashtuns take refuge in Afghanistan after Pak forces bombard Waziristan

Even as Nawaz Sharf continues to face embarrassment over human rights violations in Balochistan, thousands of Pakistani Pashtuns accused Pakistani Army and Air Force of attacking them.

Oct 15, 2016, 11:48 AM IST

How al Qaeda radicalises youth and trains them, reveals arrested militant leader

AQIS was established by al Qaeda in 2014 to spread its wings in South Asia. 

Jun 26, 2016, 17:11 PM IST
How to spot a militant: Pakistani army removes roofs in Waziristan

How to spot a militant: Pakistani army removes roofs in Waziristan

From the helicopter journalists could see scores of homes with no roofs but appearing otherwise intact, their interiors exposed to the elements.

Jun 02, 2016, 10:41 AM IST

22 terrorists killed in Pakistan

 At least 22 terrorists were killed in military airstrikes carried out in Pakistan's North Waziristan region, the media reported on Sunday.

Oct 11, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

Pakistan launch offensive against militants

 Pakistani troops have launched a ground operation against militants hiding in the mountains of Waziristan tribal region, a media report said on Friday.

Aug 21, 2015, 12:46 PM IST

Air strikes kill 40 militants in NW Pakistan: Military

Air strikes Sunday killed 40 suspected militants in northwest Pakistan near the Afghan border as part of a major operation against the Taliban and other insurgents, the military said.

Aug 16, 2015, 19:06 PM IST

Pakistan's Army Chief celebrates Eid with soldiers

Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif Saturday celebrated Eid with his troops fighting militants in the country's restive north-western tribal region near the border with Afghanistan.

Jul 18, 2015, 13:43 PM IST

19 militants, 7 soldiers killed in Pak clash

At least 19 militants, including top commanders, and seven soldiers have been killed in intense fighting between Pakistani troopers and Taliban insurgents in the country's restive northwest tribal area, army said today.

Jun 08, 2015, 13:35 PM IST

Pak PM Nawaz Sharif nods for revenge attack on Waziristan

Pakistan government has permitted Army to take revenge attack on Taliban in Waziristan.

Dec 16, 2014, 23:04 PM IST

Dawood Ibrahim to be shifted out of Pakistan by ISI?

Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim is hiding on Pak-Afghan border in northern Waziristan while Pakistan's Pakistan (ISI) agency is looking for a safe haven for him, according to reports on Sunday.

Nov 23, 2014, 19:47 PM IST

Drone attack in Pakistan kills five suspected militants

 At least five suspected militants, including what sources claim to be a high value target, were killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan`s North Waziristan region Thursday, media reported.

Nov 21, 2014, 02:06 AM IST

Anti-terror offensive to continue: Pakistan Army chief

Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif, who is currently visiting the US, has told top American military and political leaders that his country`s security forces will continue their offensive against militant groups in the tribal regions.

Nov 20, 2014, 11:52 AM IST

Over 29,000 Pakistanis still in Afghanistan

 Over 29,000 Pakistanis who fled North Waziristan because of an ongoing military operation are in Afghanistan, authorities said.

Oct 31, 2014, 13:32 PM IST

Air strikes kill 42 militants in North Waziristan

At least 42 militants were killed when Pakistani military jets pounded militant hideouts in the restive North Waziristan province, the army said on Tuesday.

Sep 23, 2014, 19:44 PM IST

15 militants, 1 soldier killed in North Waziristan

 At least 15 militants were killed today in airstrikes by Pakistani military in the restive North Waziristan tribal region, where the security forces have launched a major offensive to wipe out the Taliban.

Sep 20, 2014, 20:45 PM IST

Senior Pak Taliban commander killed

 A senior Pakistani Taliban commander has been killed in a clash with security forces in the lawless North Waziristan tribal region, where a major military campaign against militants is underway.

Sep 20, 2014, 20:38 PM IST

Pakistan asks Afghanistan to 'eliminate terrorist sanctuaries'

 Pakistan Thursday reiterated its call on neighbouring Afghanistan to eliminate "hideouts of the Pakistani militants on the Afghan side of the border".Security officials insist that Pakistani Taliban leaders, who have fled the country as a result of ongoing military operations, now operate from the Afghan border regions.

Sep 18, 2014, 19:20 PM IST

Pak protests with Afghanistan over cross border attack

 Pakistan today lodged a protest with Afghanistan over a cross border attack by militants in the North Waziristan tribal region.

Sep 17, 2014, 23:56 PM IST