Us Drone Attack

  • Pakistan govt serious about talks with Taliban, says Nawaz Sharif 10-10-2013 07:29 PM

    The Pakistan government is serious about holding talks with the Taliban in keeping with a mandate given by all political parties, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Thursday. The government wants to take forward the talks process with the Taliban to achieve peace in the region, Sharif told reporters during...
  • Pakistan to raise US drone attacks issue at UN 12-09-2013 05:14 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan plans to raise the issue of US drone attacks in its tribal regions at the United Nations, the foreign ministry said Thursday. Foreign office spokesman Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry rejected any agreement with the US on the use of drone attacks and said these violate territorial sovereignty and integrity,...
  • US drone attack kills two in Pakistan, first hit in Ramzan 14-07-2013 08:40 PM

    Peshawar: At least two were terrorists were killed when a US drone struck a suspected militant hideout in a tribal region close to Afghan border in northwest Pakistan, the first such attack in the month of Ramzan. The CIA-operated drone fired two missiles late last night, targeting a motorcycle and...
  • Pakistan: 18 killed in US drone attack, say officials 03-07-2013 12:29 PM

    Islamabad: A US drone targeted a residential compound and a vehicle in northwest Pakistan's restive tribal region close to the Afghan border, killing at least 18 suspected terrorists, officials said on Wednesday. The CIA-operated unmanned plane fired four missiles targeting the compound and the vehicle in Danday Darpakhel area in...
  • Nawaz Sharif expresses concern over US drone strikes 01-06-2013 05:50 AM

    Islamabad: Nawaz Sharif, who is set to become prime minister of Pakistan, on Friday expressed strong reservations over US drone attacks inside Pakistani territory. The drone strikes were not only violation of Pakistan's sovereignty but also against international laws and UN charter, reported Xinhua citing Sharif, the chief of Pakistan...
  • Pakistan: Six people killed in US drone attack, 2 injured 29-05-2013 05:22 PM

    Islamabad: A US drone attack killed at least six suspected terrorists in Pakistan's lawless North Waziristan tribal region on Wednesday, the first such strike since the country's General Elections and the announcement of a new policy for the use of the CIA-operated spy planes by President Barack Obama. The spy...
  • Pak leader Imran Khan offloaded from a US-bound flight 27-10-2012 07:19 AM

    New Delhi: Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan was offloaded from a US-bound flight at Toronto International airport in Canada on Friday just hours after he criticised the US for drone attacks in Pakistan's restive Waziristan region. The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief was reportedly questioned for his fundraising activities and his...
  • First Drone strike during Ramzan kills 25 in Pak 10-08-2011 05:29 PM

    Islamabad: A US drone targeted a compound and a vehicle in the restive North Waziristan tribal region of Pakistan on Wednesday, killing at least 25 militants of al-Qaeda linked Haqqani network, in the first such attack during the Islamic holy month of Ramzan. Eight militants were injured in the attack....
  • Rare US missiles hit northwest Pakistan 20-06-2011 02:12 PM

    Parachinar, Pakistan: Suspected U.S. drones fired missiles at a vehicle and a house in northwest Pakistan, killing at least seven people on Monday in a rare attack in an area where some of NATO's fiercest enemies have reportedly travelled, Pakistani officials said. The first attack in the Kurram tribal area...
  • US, Pak authorities dispute Kashmiri's death 07-06-2011 07:13 AM

    London: US and Pakistani authorities disagree sharply over claims that senior al Qaeda leader Ilyas Kashmiri was killed in a recent missile strike, officials from both countries said on Monday, suggesting sharp strains persist between authorities in Washington and Islamabad. Two days ago, intelligence officials in Pakistan claimed that Kashmiri,...