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Hagel: Seven Nations Pledge Arms for Iraqi Kurds in Fight Against ISIL

Hagel: Seven Nations Pledge Arms for Iraqi Kurds in Fight Against ISIL

Seven nations have joined the United States and the Iraqi government with pledges to provide arms to Kurdish forces in northern Iraq where they are battling terrorists from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel […]


Pakistan air force strikes on militant hideouts kill at least 38

Pakistan air force strikes on militant hideouts kill at least 38

Pakistani fighter jets on Sunday launched air strikes on militant hideouts in the northwest, killing at least 38 people, according to officials, in the latest retaliation for attacks by the insurgents that have derailed peace talks. The early morning strikes […]


Army retaliates after 20 Pakistan soldiers killed in bomb attack

Army retaliates after 20 Pakistan soldiers killed in bomb attack

Pakistan army helicopters fired missiles killing three militants on Sunday, officials said, in apparent retaliation for a Taliban bomb attack that killed 20 soldiers in the restive northwest. The helicopters fired at a road in the village of Musaki situated […]


C-130H, end of an era in Afghanistan

C-130H, end of an era in Afghanistan

All good things don’t necessarily need to come to an end; sometimes they are just replaced by something even better. Such is the case with the venerable C-130H Hercules model aircraft here. The C-130 has been around since the Vietnam […]


Obama in Afghanistan: ‘Time of war’ is ending

Obama in Afghanistan: ‘Time of war’ is ending

President Barack Obama said on Wednesday a “time of war” was ending in a moment of US renewal, after slipping into Afghanistan on the anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death. In a highly political election-year address from outside Kabul, Obama […]


Pakistan fighter jet strike kills 20 Taliban

Pakistan fighter jet strike kills 20 Taliban

Pakistani warplanes pounded militant hideouts in the northwestern tribal area before dawn on Wednesday, killing at least 20 Taliban insurgents, security officials said. The jets targeted hideouts in the tribal Orakzai district and at least four compounds were hit, they […]


Nine Pakistani troops killed in northwest: officials

Nine Pakistani troops killed in northwest: officials

Militants ambushed Pakistani troops on Monday, killing nine soldiers in gunbattles that lasted several hours on the outskirts of Peshawar in the northwestern tribal badlands, officials said. Peshawar is the main city in northwest Pakistan and a gateway to the […]


Pakistan military voices concern over US allegations

Pakistan military voices concern over US allegations

A top Pakistani general on Sunday expressed concern over US allegations of links to insurgents, stressing that peace in the region would only be possible through mutual trust and cooperation. General Khalid Shameem Wyne, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of […]


In Afghan war, Obama looks for an exit

In Afghan war, Obama looks for an exit

Since Barack Obama entered the White House, the number of US troops in Afghanistan has nearly tripled. But after nearly 10 years of war, the US president plans to unveil plans on Wednesday for the start of a withdrawal of […]


 
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