North Waziristan

By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Jun 5th, 2012
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Washington – In what United States officials described as major blow to al-Qaeda, the group’s second-ranking leader, a militant known as Abu Yahya al-Libi, was killed in a strike by a missile fired from a US-operated drone, an official confirmed on Tuesday. The official said the Libyan-bo...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Apr 15th, 2012
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PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Pakistani Taliban militants stormed a prison in northwest Pakistan early Sunday and freed 390 prisoners, including 20 militants, local officials said. The attack occurred at about 2:30 a.m. at a prison in Bannu, a town considered the gateway to North Waziristan, a tribal re...
By benim
In Middle East
Aug 27th, 2011
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Al-Qaeda’s second-in-command has been killed in Pakistan earlier this week, a senior US official said. Atiyah Abd al-Rahman was killed on August 22 in the tribal Waziristan region, the official said on Saturday, insisting on anonymity in discussing intelligence issues. The official did not give...
By benim
In Uncategorized
Jan 23rd, 2011
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US drone attack killed at least four militants in Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal district on Sunday, officials said. “The US drone hit a car immediately after it parked outside a house. Four militants have been killed,” an intelligence official in Miranshah told AFP, adding that...
By benim
In Canada
Jan 15th, 2011
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OTTAWA — The RCMP is investigating a claim that a dozen Canadians in al-Qaida training camps in Pakistan are preparing to mount terror missions in Canada. “Any information that we receive, we look at assessing its credibility and then taking proper actions to ensure that Canadians and our allie...