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Senior Taliban commander among 29 others killed in Helmand drone strike

Senior Taliban commander among 29 others killed in Helmand drone strike

PESHAWAR: A senior Taliban commander and two of his deputy commanders were among 27 others killed in a joint operation by Afghan and US Special Forces at the Sargardan Chowk in Orgon Bazaar of Helmand province, Afghanistan on Saturday night, Afghan officials confirmed on Sunday.“Mullah Muhammad Rahim Akhand alias Maulvi Manan, who was in charge of […]

US Centcom commander wants more aggressive Afghan push this year

US Centcom commander wants more aggressive Afghan push this year

The top American commander for the Middle East wants a more aggressive Afghan military pressuring Taliban and other insurgents over the normally quieter months of Afghanistan’s winter, and then quickly going on the offensive in the spring. It’s all part of a plan the United States hopes will change the course of a war now […]

Wanted BSN commander arrested: ISPR

Wanted BSN commander arrested: ISPR

Wanted BSN commander arrested: ISPR Web Desk ISLAMABAD: Fugitive Baloch Sub Nationalists (BSN) commander along with 20 other persons surrendered to Pakistan Rangers Punjab, according to a press release from Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Tuesday. In a statement today, the BSN commander stated that the arrested individuals were funded and supported by Indian intelligence agency Research […]

Martin McGuinness, Irish Republican Army commander turned peacemaker, dies at 66

Martin McGuinness, Irish Republican Army commander turned peacemaker, dies at 66

Martin McGuinness, Irish Republican Army commander turned peacemaker, dies at 66 Martin McGuinness, an Irish Republican Army commander turned peacemaker and former deputy leader of Northern Ireland, has died, his Sinn Féin party announced Tuesday. He was 66. Sinn Féin said he died after a short illness. McGuinness was diagnosed with a rare heart disease in […]