Posts tagged as: Drone strikes

Obama’s Involvement In Approving Drone Strikes Revealed

Documents released on Friday night dealing with the US presidential guidelines for drone strikes permits the head of an agency to order an attack on a terrorist target in a foreign land without acquiring the president’s approval. In response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Presidential […]

US drone strikes had killed 6 al-Qaeda leaders in Waziristan

Drone strike kills 8 in Pakistan

United States missile strikes in North Waziristan by drones has killed 6 al-Qaeda commanders according to report in daily The News. It is reported that al-Qaeda leader Sanafi al Nasr based in Syria has confirmed the “Martyrdom of six of the dearest comrades” using the social media site Twitter. Pakistan Army is engaged in an […]

Report Reveals USAF Involvement in Pakistan Drone Strikes

According to a report published in ‘The Guardian’, the United States Air Force (USAF) is involved in the drone strikes carried out in Pakistani territory. America’s drone programme, which has been condemned and criticized internationally, has been majorly focused in the northern areas of Pakistan, where suspected terrorist havens have been targeted without approval or […]

Imran Khan meets Kerry, calls for drones halt

Chairman PTI Imran Khan Thursday asked the US Secretary of State John Kerry to halt drone attacks in Pakistan and leave Afghnistan. The Chairman. who had a one-to-one meeting with Mr Kerry, told him in very clear terms, the party’s viewpoint on drones, US War on Terror and the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, a PTI […]

United Nations to investigate drone strikes in Pakistan

A United Nations investigation into targeted killings will examine drone strikes in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen and Somalia, Guardian reports.   Ben Emmerson QC, a UN special rapporteur, will reveal the full scope of his review which will include checks on military use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in UK operations in Afghanistan, US strikes in Pakistan, as […]

US drone strike kills three in North Waziristan

At least three persons were reportedly killed on Friday in a U.S. drone strike in North Waziristan, an area bordering Afghanistan.   According to officials, the unmanned aircraft fired two missiles on a house in Asukhel area of Mir Ali, killing three people on the spot and turning the house into debris.   Drone strikes […]

Be with Quaid-e-Azam or Taliban; Altaf asks nation to decide

Asking the nation to take a final decision, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has said it was time for the people to decide if it wanted the Pakistan of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah or that of the Taliban. Addressing a public gathering he observed, “There is no third option. It was time to […]

PTI will clean sweep in general elections: Imran Khan

Imran Khan, the cricket-legend, said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) will sweep the upcoming general elections in the country. While speaking to CNN, he said, “Youths in a huge number are supporting the PTI and once the electoral process sets in, people will see the party succeeding, as they want change and his party is this […]

Imran Khan announces to protest against drone strikes in front of United Nations

Imran Khan, the cricketer-turned-politician, has said that they will go to New York and stage a protest outside the United Nations against US drone strikes. While speaking to the media, he declared his peace-march an achievement and announced two more steps to pace up his campaign against US drone strikes – a rally in front […]

Imran Khan terms mission accomplished despite rally falls short of destination

Although the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) peach march failed to enter South Waziristan, Imran Khan claimed accomplishment of his mission while addressing a rally against US drone attacks in Tank. After the security forces denied permission to Imran Khan’s peace-rally, he addressed the participants in Tank. Khan and his followers had bypassed road blocks to reach […]

Taliban offers security to Imran Khan’s peace-rally

In yet another twist in the saga, Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) reportedly offered Imran Khan its security for a peace march into tribal region at the weekend, Daily Telegraph said in a report. According to the report, a meeting of the senior Taliban commanders held with the group’s leader Hakimullah Mehsud in the chair, […]

Drone strike killed three in North Waziristan

A US drone attack targeted a vehicle on Saturday morning, killing at least four persons in North Waziristan, the bordering area of Pakistan and Afghanistan. According to the media reports, the attack took place in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan, targeting a moving vehicle. The unmanned plane hurled four missiles at the militant’s […]


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