August 31, 2017 2:06 pm
"I heard two big bangs and when I went out of my home I saw the building which was bombarded was totally destroyed," Nazar Khan Kochi told AFP. "We pulled out the dead bodies from the rubble and debris and buried them."
August 31, 2015 1:11 am
Satellite images confirmed that Islamic State had begun its destruction of ancient sites in Syria’s Palmyra, blowing up a 2,000-year-old temple.
September 26, 2014 12:42 pm
The attacks began about five days ago and early reports were that more than 100 people had been killed, including 15 who were beheaded by militants.
September 15, 2014 7:46 pm
The military claims it has killed nearly 1,000 militants and lost 82 soldiers since the start of the operation.
July 11, 2014 5:15 pm
Thursday's blast was followed by a four hour gun battle between Taliban fighters and police officers.
July 06, 2014 1:58 pm
For years people from North Waziristan remained tight-lipped about life in a Taliban fiefdom.
July 30, 2013 10:18 am
Pakistani Taliban sent 100 fighters and seven suicide bombers on a mission to free some of their top leaders.
September 20, 2012 1:01 am
The Pakistani military said it killed 29 Taliban fighters on Wednesday in the final stage of an operation aimed at forcing hundreds of insurgents back across the border into Afghanistan
August 28, 2012 1:43 am
A US-born Taliban fighter testified Monday that the US government is forcing him to sin by denying him the right to pray daily with other Muslims in the highly restricted federal prison unit where he is detained
May 28, 2012 10:39 am
US Defence Secy says plans for handing over security responsibilities to Afghan forces are on track.