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US military shepherds humanitarian aid to Pakistan

US military shepherds humanitarian aid to Pakistan

WASHINGTON: Two Air Force C-17 Globemaster IIIs have begun delivering humanitarian aid to internally displaced people in Pakistan’s northwestern provinces, the chief U.S. defense representative said May 20. For Navy Rear Adm. Michael A. Lefevre, who works out of the […]


Pakistan claims anti-Taliban win, struggles with displaced

Pakistan claims anti-Taliban win, struggles with displaced

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday boasted of a military victory in a small Taliban stronghold but struggled to provide for 1.5 million people who fled its onslaught as fears grow of a lengthening crisis. The military ordered the offensive last month […]


Pakistan troops in street battles with Taliban

Pakistan troops in street battles with Taliban

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Pakistan said troops were locked in bloody street battles with Taliban fighters in the northwest as rival politicians united behind the offensive to eliminate Islamist militants. Pakistan’s deadly operation against Taliban fighters entered a fourth week on Monday […]


US confident Pakistan nukes secure: CIA chief

US confident Pakistan nukes secure: CIA chief

LOS ANGELES: CIA director Leon Panetta said Monday US intelligence officials did not know the exact whereabouts of all Pakistan’s nuclear weapons but believed they were safe from the Taliban. Speaking in Los Angeles, the Central Intelligence Agency chief said […]


Pakistan expands nuclear arsenal: report

Pakistan expands nuclear arsenal: report

WASHINGTON: Pakistan is rapidly expanding its nuclear arsenal, raising questions in the US Congress whether billions of dollars in proposed military aid to strife-torn country could be diverted to its nuclear program, The New York Times reported late Sunday. The […]


Intense battles as Pakistan troops advance on Taliban

Intense battles as Pakistan troops advance on Taliban

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Pakistan’s military said “intense’ battles had broken out Sunday as it advanced on a key Taliban stronghold in a fierce offensive that has scattered more than a million terrified civilians. Ground forces entered Matta and Kanju towns in […]


US Shares Drone Intelligence with Pakistan

US Shares Drone Intelligence with Pakistan

WASHINGTON: The top U.S. military officer says the United States has shared intelligence with Pakistan that was gathered by unmanned aircraft flying over Pakistani territory. But he says there is no joint-control of drone missions, as a U.S. newspaper reported […]


US military sharing drone data with Pakistan: admiral

US military sharing drone data with Pakistan: admiral

Washington: The United States has taken the unprecedented step of sharing with Islamabad surveillance data collected by drones flying over Pakistan, the top US military officer said Thursday. Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, confirmed that […]


Pakistan seeks ownership of US drones: Zardari

Pakistan seeks ownership of US drones: Zardari

London: Pakistan has asked Washington for “ownership” of US drones carrying out attacks on its territory, President Asif Ali Zardari said Wednesday. “Democracy doesn’t believe in half measures. We’ve asked for the ownership of the drones,” he said, when asked […]


 
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