Middle-east Arab News Opinion | Asharq Al-awsat

Waziristan Archives - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive
Select Page
Officials: Gunmen kill Pakistani Taliban leader

Officials: Gunmen kill Pakistani Taliban leader

Bannu, AP—Gunmen killed one of the Pakistani Taliban’s top leaders in a tribal region near the Afghan border on Monday, intelligence officials and militant commanders said. Asmatullah Shaheen Bitani and three aides died in a shooting in Darga Mandi area of North...
US drone kills 16 suspected militants in Pakistan

US drone kills 16 suspected militants in Pakistan

Peshawar, AP—Unmanned US aircraft fired four missiles at a house in northwest Pakistan before dawn Wednesday, killing 16 suspected militants, Pakistani intelligence officials said. The drone strike elicited a swift condemnation by the Pakistani government, which...