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30 reported dead in fresh attacks on hideouts

ISLAMABAD/LADHA: The military on Tuesday launched fresh strikes against Taliban hideouts in South and North...

Ruthless Fazlullah is new Taliban chief

MIRAMSHAH, Nov 7: The outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan chose on Thursday Mullah Fazlullah, a fugitive militant...

Taliban bury chief, threaten revenge

LADHA / MIRAMSHAH, Nov 2: The banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Saturday termed Hakeemullah Mehsud’s ...

Blast in South Waziristan leaves five soldiers dead

LADDAH, Oct 30: Five soldiers were killed and another was injured when a roadside bomb hit a military vehicle in...

Wazirs told to take action against attackers

The administration of S. Waziristan warned the Ahmedzai Wazir tribe to hand over perpetrators of the Oct 13 attack.

Prisoners swapped in Waziristan

According to sources, six Taliban prisoners were handed over in exchange for two security personnel.

Mismanagement mars polling at Jalozai camp

NOWSHERA/LADHA, May 11: Mismanagement and poorly-prepared voter lists marred election process at polling stations ...

12 militants killed in Waziristan: officials

LADHA, May 3: Fighting broke out between security forces and militants in Ghundai area of South Waziristan early on...

12 militants killed in Waziristan: officials

LADHA, May 3: Fighting broke out between security forces and militants in Ghundai area of South Waziristan early on Friday morning in which each side claimed inflicting heavy causalities on the other

Foreigners among nine killed in drone attack

LADHA, April 17: Nine militants, five of them foreigners, were killed in a US drone attack in Bobar Samal area of South Waziristan tribal region on Wednesday

Taliban suspend talks offer

LADHA, March 18: The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) announced on Monday that it was temporarily suspending its offer for talks because of the government’s ‘non-serious’ attitude. It asked people to stay away

Drone kills TTP’s suicide wing chief

LADDAH, Jan 6: A cousin of the banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan’s chief Hakimullah Mehsud was among nine suspected militants killed when US drones attacked compounds in the Bobar area of South Waziristan on Sunday.

Taliban ‘commander’ among four killed in blast

LADHA, Dec 21: Four militants, a key Taliban ‘commander’ among them, were killed and six others injured in a blast in Rustam bazaar of South Waziristan on Friday.

Over 800 Mehsud families seek refuge in Tank, Dera

WANA/TANK, Dec 6: About 850 families of Mehsud tribe have so far left South Waziristan Agency and reached Tank, Dera Ismail Khan and other parts of the country following receiving threats from Ahmedzai Wazirs

Mehsud IDPs, militants told to vacate Wazirs’ areas

LADHA, Dec 1: Local Taliban leaders and elders of Ahmadzai Wazir tribe in South Waziristan asked the Mehsud tribesmen on Saturday to leave their territory by Dec 5 and warned that stern action would be taken against them if they failed to comply with the

Mullah Nazir injured, 8 militants killed in blast

LADHA, Nov 29: Pro-government Taliban ‘commander’ Mullah Mohammad Nazir survived a suicide attack in which at least eight people were killed and 18 injured in Wana, the headquarters of South Waziristan tribal region, on Thursday.

Taliban decide to ‘deal with’ MQM’s ‘suppression’

Ihsanullah Ihsan said that the Taliban had decided to rid the people of Karachi of the suppression of MQM. “We would show no leniency to the MQM who have repressed the people of Karachi”.

Govt-sponsored rehabilitation: 720 families return to S. Waziristan in three days

LADHA, Sept 26: A total of 721 families from Mehsud tribe have returned to their homes in various parts of South Waziristan Agency from Tank and DI Khan in the 9th three-day phase of government-sponsored

Nine troops, six militants killed in S. Waziristan clash

LADHA, Aug 29: Nine security personnel and six militants were killed while several others wounded in a clash between security forces and militants in South Waziristan on Wednesday.

Chinese among eight kidnapped

LADHA, Aug 15: Eight employees of the Gomal Zam Dam project were kidnapped from Murtaza Goth area along the border between the lawless South Waziristan and Tank district on Wednesday evening.

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