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Bomb kills senior Pakistan cleric

leading anti-Taliban cleric has been killed in a suspected suicide bomb attack at his Islamic religious school in the Pakistani city of Lahore. The explosion struck the Jaamia Naeemia madrassa around the time of Friday prayers, killing Sarfraz Naeemi, who…Read More

Taliban bastion Peochar cleared

- Security forces Friday cleared Peochar Village, another militant stronghold, and Bahrain killing 28 militants including six of their commanders in various areas of Swat during different incidents of exchange of fire and cordon and search…Read More

Militants unleash more terror

Peshawar was rocked with three high-intensity bomb explosions including a suicide attack against a police checkpost in Mattani area on Thursday evening. So far eight people were killed in twin explosions at historical Qissakhwani Bazaar and around 100 others…Read More

Pakistan battles Taliban, humanitarian crisis looms

Pakistani security forces said they were closing in on Taliban bastions in the northwest as a rights group warned of a humanitarian catastrophe for those trapped in the war zone. As a punishing offensive against the Islamist insurgents entered a fifth week,…Read More

Pakistan military says Swat offensive going well

The Pakistan Army says its troops are engaged in street battles and house-to-house searches in the main city in Swat Valley as it attempts to drive out the Taliban from the region. An army spokesman says it could take another week to ten days to complete the…Read More

Security forces take control of several key-places at Mingora

PESHAWAR: Security forces have taken control of several strategic places in Swat main town, Mingora, while conducting an operation against the militants in Malakand. Several militants were reportedly killed in security forces action in hilly areas of Tehsil…Read More
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