Islamists enter flashpoint city in northwest Syria: monitor

Islamist rebels entered neighbourhoods in the regime-held city of Idlib in northwest Syria for the first time in four days of fierce clashes with government forces, a monitor reported. 

Pakistan Army denies US troops were in northwest

The WikiLeaks cables could hurt the powerful Pakistani military`s image.

14 Taliban militants killed in northwest Pak

At least 14 Taliban militants were
killed on Wednesday in clashes with security forces in northwest
Pakistan`s restive Orakzai tribal region, officials said.

Pak police apprehends 28 people in northwest

Pakistani police have
apprehended 28 people, including three members of a banned
group during a search operation in the country`s northwest
on Wednesday, officials said.

Four militants killed, 7 captured in Pak`s northwest

Pakistani troops killed at least four militants and captured seven others during operations in the lawless Waziristan tribal region and Swat Valley in the country`s northwest, authorities said today.