Posts tagged as: War on terror

Pakistan favours open communication with the United States of America

Pakistan called Thursday for open dialogue with the United States even before parliament wraps up a protracted debate on repairing an anti-terror alliance that nearly ruptured over a series of crises. “Pakistan attaches enormous value to its contacts with the US,” said foreign ministry spokesman Abdul Basit, just days after the highest-level contacts between the […]

Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani says that the country needs nuclear energy to meet its needs

Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani says that the country needs nuclear energy to meet its needs Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on Monday urged the international community to give Pakistan access to nuclear technology for peaceful uses on a non-discriminatory basis. The prime minister said that nuclear technology was required to meet Pakistan’s […]

Afghan victims compensated with money after U.S soldier rampage

Relatives of 17 people shot dead in a rampage by a US soldier in southern Afghanistan have been paid tens of thousands of dollars in compensation, a tribal chief and government officials said Sunday. The money — provided by the US military — was handed over at a private ceremony at the Kandahar provincial governor’s […]

British government to face a law suit for helping their U.S counterparts with drone attacks

A human rights group and a law firm took legal action Monday against the British government, accusing it of passing on intelligence to assist US covert drone attacks in Pakistan. The London-based charity Reprieve and the law firm Leigh Day & Co. are filing papers to the High Court claiming that civilian staff at Britain’s […]

Al-Qaeda operatives shoot 25 people in Iraq and then hoist their organization’s banner

A gang of gunmen wearing military-style uniforms and carrying forged arrest warrants killed 25 police Monday, then hoisted the battle flag of al Qaeda in a carefully planned early morning shooting spree in western Iraq, officials said. The killings in Haditha highlight al Qaeda’s success in regaining a foothold in an area it once dominated […]

Suicide attack in Pakistan kills 23 as fighting erupts between two insurgent groups

A suicide bomber attacked the headquarters of a rival insurgent group in northwest Pakistan on Friday, killing 23 of its supporters in an outbreak of factional fighting, an official said. Elsewhere in the Afghan border region, fighting between security forces and militants claimed the lives of 41 others, an especially deadly day that showed the […]

Pakistan press the Taliban to enter into peace talks with NATO and U.S

Pakistan called for the first time on the Afghan Taliban to start talks with the Kabul government on Friday, lending diplomatic momentum to an American-sponsored peace process that is anchored in the Persian Gulf state of Qatar, but which experts say is still advancing at a perilously slow pace. After a phone discussion with the […]

Imran Khan vows to end drone attacks

Imran Khan vows to end drone attacks Cricketer turned politician and the Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek e Insad (PTI), Imran Khan has vowed to end drone attacks in the country if and when his party comes to power. He also slammed the present government of Pakistan for their disastrous policies and corruption. Pakistan is currently […]

The troika of Zardari, Nawaz and Fazl ruined Pakistan, says Imran Khan

The troika of Zardari, Nawaz and Fazl ruined Pakistan, says Imran Khan Islamabad, February 8: Imran Khan, the Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) said that the troika of Zardari, Nawaz and Fazl have ruined Pakistan as they have pushed the country to the current miserable condition. Imran Khan said that President Asif Ali Zardari, Nawaz […]

Imran Khan fears a civil war in Afghanistan

Imran Khan fears a civil war in Afghanistan Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan has shown his concerns about the future of Afghanistan and feels that the NATO forces are going to leave behind a big mess, which could result in a civil war. The US and its allies invaded Afghanistan back […]

United States elite unit deployment in Afghanistan to undergo change

The United States’ plan to wind down its combat role in Afghanistan a year earlier than expected relies on shifting responsibility to Special Operations forces that hunt insurgent leaders and train local troops, according to senior Pentagon officials and military officers. These forces could remain in the country well after the NATO mission ends in […]

Fazlur Rehman vows to make Pakistan Islamic Welfare State

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Chief Fazlur Rehman has vowed to make Pakistan an ‘Islamic Welfare State’, claiming that his party would sweep the elections if the establishment stopped meddling in politics. While addressing a huge-crowd in the Islam Zindabad’ rally in Karachi on Friday, he observed, “Why are institutions not accepting that they have failed? The […]


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