SWAT VALLEY OPERATIONS

  • Imran fears for Pakistan, slams US for diktats June 14, 2009

    London: Pakistani cricketerturnedpolitician Imran Khan fears that the military operation against the Taliban in Swat could backfire and fuel extremism and terror attacks in the country. "Pakistan is on a suicidal course," Khan was quoted by Online news agency on Sunday as saying. Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek Insaf party, criticised...
  • Pakistanis unite against Taliban, avenge attack June 7, 2009

    Islamabad: Hundreds of Pakistanis banded together and attacked Taliban strongholds in a troubled northwestern region, killing 11 militants, to avenge a deadly suicide bombing at a local mosque, officials said on Sunday. The incident on Saturday underscored a swing in the national mood toward a more antiTaliban stancea shift that comes...
  • Osama threatens US for making Pakistan fight terror June 3, 2009

    Cairo: Osama bin Laden threatened Americans in a new audio tape Wednesday, saying President Barack Obama inflamed hatred toward the US by ordering Pakistan to crack down on militants in Swat Valley and block Islamic law there. Bin Laden claimed US pressure led to a campaign of "killing, fighting, bombing and...