Terrorism

  Armed Opposition Groups Making Gains in Kunduz

Local residents in Kunduz province are growing more concerned about advances made by militant groups, causing some in the area to flee their homes in search of safety. Many residents have said provincial security officials are proving inadequate in m...

  Afghanistan rejects SIGAR report on disappearance of weapons

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has rejected the recent report by US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) regarding the disappearance of certain weapons supplied to Afghan national security forces. A statement released by M...

  Red Zone security handed over to army: Nisar

ISLAMABAD: The government has once again invited the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek to negotiating table to resolve the prevailing political crisis. Addressing a press conference on Tuesday, Nisar said the government had decided ...

  Some 700 Taliban fighters begin offensive near Kabul: officials

LOGAR: Some 700 Taliban fighters armed with heavy machine guns are battling Afghan security forces in Logar province, just outside the capital Kabul, Afghan officials said on Tuesday. "There are some 700 of them and they are fighting Afghan forces fo...

  UN announces emergency aid for 500,000 northern Iraqis

GENEVA: The UN refugee agency said Tuesday it was poised to mount a massive aid operation for 500,000 Iraqis driven from their homes by rebels. "In response to the deteriorating situation in northern Iraq, UNHCR is this week launching one of its larg...

  COAS Raheel, PM Nawaz discuss current situation

ISLAMABAD: Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif on Tuesday met with Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif to discuss the current political and security situation, media reported. According to the sources, the civil and military leaders discussed the current polit...

  30 terrorists killed in North Waziristan: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: At least 30 terrorists were killed when the Pakistan army used gunship helicopters to target them in North Waziristan. According to ISPR nine cars and several motorcycles belonging to terrorists were also destroyed. Earlier, 18 militants ...

  Gaza truce extended for 24 hours: Palestinian official

CAIRO: Israeli and Palestinian negotiators agreed on Monday to extend a temporary ceasefire in Gaza by 24 hours to conduct more talks on a long-term truce, a senior Palestinian official said. The current five-day ceasefire was set to expire at midnig...

  Police fire tear gas in US town as Obama calls for calm

FERGUSON: Police fired tear gas Monday in another night of unrest in a Missouri town where a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager, just hours after President Barack Obama called for calm. US National Guard troops rolled into...

  Iraqi forces launch major push to retake Tikrit

KIRKUK: Iraqi government troops and allied militiamen launched a major operation on Tuesday to retake the city of Tikrit from Sunni militants, senior officials said. "The Iraqi army and (Shiite) volunteers, backed by Iraqi helicopters, are taking par...

  Assange will not leave until assured no US extradition: lawyer

SYDNEY: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not leave the Ecuador embassy in London until it is guaranteed he will avoid extradition to the United States, his lawyer said Tuesday. The Australian, who has been holed up in the building for two years,...

  Dozens arrested in Ferguson after night of protests

FERGUSON: Two people were shot and dozens arrested overnight Monday in the Missouri town of Ferguson as racially charged unrest continued to roil its streets more than a week after a killing of an unarmed black teen by a white policeman. Police said ...

  Bajaur IED blast kills 6

BAJAUR AGENCY: Six persons including three female teachers, two children and a driver were killed in an improvised electronic device IED) blast at Tangi in Tehsil Salarzai on Tuesday here, media reported. Official sources said that it was a remote co...

  Zarb-e-Azb: 18 militants killed, 12 hideouts destroyed in NWA, tribal region

RAWALPINDI: At least 18 militants were killed while twelve of their hideouts were destroyed in latest aerial strikes by Pakistani fighter jets in North Waziristan Agency (NWA) and Khyber tribal regions, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said...

  Karachi firing, violence kill 5 including 3 cops

KARACHI: Five persons including three policemen have thus far been killed in different firing and violent incidents on Tuesday morning here, media reported. Malir SP, Rao Anwar said that two policemen were killed in firing by some unknown persons nea...

  Khuzdar mass graves: Commission rejects involvement of armed forces, agencies

QUETTA: The government of Balochistan has issued the investigation report prepared by the judicial commission that was formed to probe the mass graves discovered in Totak area of Khuzdar district in Balochistan province. The commission, in its report...

  Missouri governor deploys National Guard to Ferguson

FERGUSON: Missouri Governor Jay Nixon on Monday ordered National Guard troops to help police restore order in Ferguson, the town shaken for days by race riots. Ferguson has endured protests and violence since a white police officer shot dead Michael ...

  Gaza death toll rises above 2,000: health ministry

GAZA CITY: The death toll in the war-torn Gaza Strip rose above 2,000 Monday, the health ministry said as more people injured in over a month of fighting with the Israelis succumbed to their wounds. According to a ministry statement, a total of 2,016...

  Two killed, two injured in Karachi firing

KARACHI: At least two people were killed and as many injured as unknown gunmen open fired on a shop on Monday. The incident took place in Hussainabad area of the city. The injured were taken to a hospital where two of them were in critical condition....

  Seven persons killed in various violent incidents across Karachi

KARACHI: The toll in different violent incidents across the metropolis has increased to seven after two bullet-riddled bodies were found near Kati Pahari area in Orangi Town, media reported on Monday. According to police, two bodies bearing bullet wo...


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Feature / Analysis

  • The Reason Why Israel Killed so Many Pregnant Women in Gaza

    After five weeks of Israeli bombing and invasion the United Nations re...

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  • While Israel Kill Gaza's Children, Media Shield The Truth About Hamas

    As the people of Gaza find momentary respite to impact of Israel's bru...

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  • The cave dwellers of Bamiyan

    The sandstone cliffs of Afghanistan's Bamiyan province are most famous...

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  • Why America's war in Afghanistan is no victory

    Afghanistan is the only country in the world where American soldiers a...

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Opinion

  • How Can We Destroy Love?

    Love is a serious problem in our world. There is too much of it. So I ...

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  • The Anniversary of Rabaa and Sisi's Genocide

    General Sisi’s military coup claimed that it was put in effect to answ...

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  • National Unity Committee Update

    The National Unity Committee, a joint commission appointed by both pre...

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  • In Afghan election dispute, enter the DC lobbyists

    Afghanistan presidential hopeful Ashraf Ghani is spending nearly $150,...

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