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RAF gives training tips to the Pakistan Air Force

RAF gives training tips to the Pakistan Air Force

Members of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Flying Instructors School (FIS) have paid a visit to North Yorkshire to come face-to-face with their British RAF counterparts. The visit to RAF Linton-on-Ouse was part of a fact-finding mission to allow the […]


Suicide bomb rips through Pakistan luxury hotel

Suicide bomb rips through Pakistan luxury hotel

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: A huge suicide truck bomb ripped through a luxury hotel Tuesday killing 11 people and wounding 52 in Pakistan’s Peshawar city, capital of a northwest province plagued by Taliban violence. Two foreigners were among the dead in the […]


New US commander to review strategy in Afghanistan

New US commander to review strategy in Afghanistan

Washington: President Barack Obama’s choice to lead US and NATO forces in Afghanistan has been asked to carry out a review of military strategy and report his findings within two months, the Pentagon said on Monday. US Defense Secretary Robert […]


Success in Afghanistan, Pakistan Requires Knowledge of Region

Success in Afghanistan, Pakistan Requires Knowledge of Region

WASHINGTON: Success in Afghanistan and Pakistan will require an intimate local knowledge of the tribal culture and a small coalition footprint, the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command said here yesterday. Navy Adm. Eric Olson told the House Armed Services […]


Pakistan Military: Swat Offensive to Last Months

Pakistan Military: Swat Offensive to Last Months

Pakistani military officials say that while security has improved in the Swat Valley, it will take more time to completely expel the Taliban from the region. The military’s chief spokesman, Major General Athar Abbas, said Wednesday that it may take […]


Afghan strategy requires ‘holistic’ approach, General tells Senate

Afghan strategy requires ‘holistic’ approach, General tells Senate

WASHINGTON: Despite impressive progress in many areas, the situation in Afghanistan remains serious, the nominee to become the next commander of both the International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan said during his Senate confirmation testimony today. “Afghans face […]


US-Turkish Relationship ‘Exceptionally Strong,’ Mullen Says

US-Turkish Relationship ‘Exceptionally Strong,’ Mullen Says

WASHINGTON: The United States and the Republic of Turkey remain steadfast allies and friends in a modern-day relationship that stretches back decades, the U.S. military’s top officer said here yesterday. The U.S. and Turkish governments worked together during the Cold […]


Militant stronghold cleared in Swat offensive: Pakistan

Militant stronghold cleared in Swat offensive: Pakistan

Islamabad: Pakistan’s military said Friday soldiers had cleared another militant stronghold and killed 28 militants over the last 24 hours of its offensive against the Taliban in the northwest district of Swat. “Security forces continued with cordon and search operation […]


Pakistan Air Force fighter jet crashes

Pakistan Air Force fighter jet crashes

ISLAMABAD: A CHINESE-BUILT Pakistan Air Force FT-7 fighter jet crashed in central Pakistan on Friday during a training run but the pilots ejected safely, officials said. ‘The jet came down near Mianwali town in central Punjab province during a routine […]


 
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