Afghanistan :15 Killed in NATO air strike

NATO said it had killed at least 15 insurgents in an air strike in northeast Afghanistan on Friday. The NATO-run International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said in a statement: “After positively identifying insurgents setting up what has been known as a historical attack position in the area an air weapons team engaged them, resulting in […]

Al-Qaeda commander killed :Nato

On wednesday, NATO said, in a recent air strike near the Pakistan border, an Al-Qaeda commander Abdallah Umar al-Qurayshi who coordinated attacks and groups of Arab fighters in eastern Afghanistan was killed. NATO’s International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said in a statement that the strike targeted a meeting of Qurayshi’s network. It said that “Several […]

Pakistan condemns NATO airstrikes

Pakistan strongly condemned the incidents of airstrikes by NATO helicopters, from Afghanistan into its territory. A Pakistan Foreign Office statement said: “These incidents are a clear violation of the UN mandate under which ISAF operates. The mandate terminates’ at the Afghan border. There are no agreed ‘hot pursuit’ rules. Any impression to the contrary is […]