Militant Groups

  • Israel launches scores of airstrikes into Gaza 17-11-2012 04:29 PM

    Gaza City, Gaza Strip: Israel bombarded the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip with nearly 200 airstrikes on early Saturday, the military said, widening a blistering assault on Gaza rocket operations to include the prime minister's headquarters, a police compound and a vast network of smuggling tunnels. The new attacks followed an unprecedented...
  • Violence at 'unacceptably high level': Chidambaram 30-12-2011 07:29 PM

    New Delhi: The government on Friday admitted that violence in the country was still at an "unacceptably high level" and reminded militant groups of the futility of armed movement saying only talks can bring solution to their problems. "Violence is still at an unacceptably high level and every effort will...
  • ISI sponsors Kashmiri militant groups: FBI 21-07-2011 09:31 PM

    Washington: Pakistan's spy agency ISI sponsors terrorism in Kashmir and it oversees terrorist groups there, the FBI has said in the first ever open acknowledgment by a US agency that Islamabad is a 'State Sponsor of Terrorism'. In a 43-page affidavit to a US court in Alexandria in a case...
  • 'Pak military supporting terror groups like LeT' 04-07-2011 02:34 PM

    New York: Notwithstanding its repeated refutal of links with terror groups, the Pakistan military continues to support a broad range of militants as part of its three-decade strategy of using proxies against its neighbours and US forces in Afghanistan, a former top militant commander has claimed. Terror groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba,...
  • Egypt permanently opens Gaza border crossing 28-05-2011 01:12 PM

    Rafah: After four years, Egypt on Saturday permanently opened the Gaza Strip's main gateway to the outside world, bringing long-awaited relief to the territory's Palestinian population and a significant achievement for the area's ruling Hamas militant group. The reopening of the Rafah border crossing eases an Egyptian blockade of Gaza...