Pakistan’s Western Border Unsafe

The Afghan border is being infiltrated by insurgents. Pakistan is fighting a losing battle with militants. Ever since the war on terror, suicide bombers and dissident elements have plagued Pakistani society. Islamabad has stepped up action on all fronts to end this menace but the guerrilla nature of the enemy makes eradicating the scourge a […]

Afghanistan: District chief killed in Militant attack

Tuesday, 9 November : In eastern Afghanistan militants killed a local government official & exploded a bomb ahead of a police station in the northwest, injuring 9 civilians. A spokesman for Paktia province, Rohullah Samon said, that the chief of Shewak district died after his vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb. In Badghis province […]

Pakistan:10 militants killed in Orakzai

Pskistan: On Saturday, 10 militants were killed and 5 others wounded when helicopter gunships destroyed their hideaways in different parts of Lower Orakzai tribal region. Official sources said that military gunships targeted militant positions in Andar Mella, Malokhel and Saidkhel villages after 9 people, including security personnel, were kidnapped. Sources said that those abducted were […]

Mullen: Pakistan to target militants in North Waziristan

  Thursday, 14 Oct, 2010: Mike Mullen the US Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral said that the Pakistani military has pledged to go after militants that the US wants targeted in the North Waziristan tribal region. Mullen said General Ashfaq Pervaiz Kayani, Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff has given surenesses that he will mount […]

Mauritanian army attacks militants in neighbouring Mali

Nouakchott, Mauritania: At least 12 militants died and five Mauritanians were killed in the operation. The Mauritanian army has launched an offensive against the North African branch of Al Qaida in neighbouring Mali. Late on Friday, people described heavy fighting near the border with Mali, in the Mauritanian region of Nema. On Saturday, an official […]