Militants fire on central Kabul, including U.S. Embassy
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September 13, 2011 By Tim Schwarz and Joe Sterling, CNN But the strike in central Kabul and two other brazen assaults across the city left residents unnerved, and security forces braced for more. Gunfire continued to ring out. Three police officers have died and others ...
Al-Qaida: a spent force or the spark for future generations of Islamic militants?
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September 8, 2011 Osama bin Laden's death impacted on al-Qaida's power and influence around the world, but it was already waning, say security experts. Photograph: AP It is the biggest terrorism trial ever staged in Saudi Arabia. In the dock are nearly 100 men and women ...
Militants hold 30 Pakistani children hostage in Afghanistan
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September 2, 2011 PTI, Updated: September 02, 2011 14:52 IST Islamabad: Thirty Pakistani children, who had gone for picnic to celebrate Eid and had mistakenly crossed into Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province, have been taken hostage by militants, officials said. ...
Over 300 al-Qaeda militants killed in south Yemen
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August 30, 2011 A statement issued by the defense council on Tuesday that coincided with the first days of Eid al-Fitr praised the rule of the Yemeni military and security forces and said that while the people of Yemen have been celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the heroes of ...
Netanyahu Says Militants to Pay 'Heavy Price' for Southern Israel Attacks
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August 18, 2011 The violence raised the possibility of an escalation between Israel and the Islamic militant Hamas that has controlled the Gaza Strip since ousting Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah party in 2007 after winning parliamentary ...
Oslo bomb: suspicion falls on Islamist militants
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July 22, 2011 Oslo blast: injured people lay near the government buildings after the bomb attack. At least one person was killed. Photograph: Holm Morten/AFP/Getty Images Oslo police have confirmed the source of the blast that damaged the prime minister's offices in ...
Mumbai Attacks Renew Questions About Pakistan's Crackdown on Militants
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July 13, 2011 by Sebastian Rotella Indian security personnel and investigators gather at a bomb blast site in the Dadar District of Mumbai on July 13, 2011. (Sujit Jaiswal/AFP/Getty Images) Indian investigators are only beginning to sift through the wreckage of ...
Militants Will Benefit if Pakistan is Blamed for Latest Mumbai Bombing
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July 13, 2011 Police inspect the site of an explosion at Dadar in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, July 13, 2011. (Photo: Rajanish Kakade - AP) There's no reason yet to believe the latest Mumbai terror attacks bear the same signature as the 2008 massacre that left 164 ...
US drone strikes kill 45 suspected militants in Pakistan
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July 11, 2011 By Haji Mujtaba MIRANSHAH, Pakistan (Reuters) - At least 45 suspected militants were killed by missiles launched by US drone aircraft in Pakistan's northwest in less than 24 hours, local intelligence officials said on Tuesday, one of the largest death ...
SWA Clash Leaves One Soldier, Three Militants Dead
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June 21, 2011 A security checkpoint in the Ladha town fo South Wazieristan was attacked on Saturday and the resulting gunfight left one soldier and three militants dead. Taliban fighters in the earlier hours of the day attacked the security post with automatic ...
Soldier, four militants dead in SWA
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June 21, 2011 Official sources said security forces were on routine patrol in tehsil Laddah area of SWA when an IED planted on the roadside went off with a deafening sound, leaving a security man killed and inflicted injuries on another. ...
Soldier, three militants killed in SWA clash
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June 18, 2011 ... piles of rubble and a ruined paramilitary fort after the military launched an operation in 2009. The reports of skirmishes between Taliban and security forces are worrisome for returning IDPs of SWA who were hoping for peaceful life in their hometown.
US building CIA air base in Gulf to target Al-Qaeda militants
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June 15, 2011 By Kimberly Dozier AP WASHINGTON: Preparing for a worst-case scenario in Yemen, the United States is building a secret CIA air base in the Gulf region to target Al-Qaeda militants there, in case anti-American factions win the current power struggle and ...
US Predators kill 10 'militants' in Mir Ali
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May 16, 2011 The unmanned, CIA-operated Predators and Reapers fired several missiles today at a compound in the Mir Ali area of North Waziristan. Four "militants" were killed in the attack, and the compound was destroyed, local Pakistani intelligence officials told ...
Pakistan: US strikes kill 7 suspected militants
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May 16, 2011 Two Pakistani intelligence officials said missiles hit a house and a vehicle near Mir Ali in North Waziristan district. They spoke on anonymity because they were not authorized to give their names to reporters. Kerry is the most high-profile American ...
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