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Iran, attacks, US, forces, Iraq, retaliation, killing, commander

Iranian state TV says 80 ‘American terrorists’ killed in Iran m...

01 January, 2020 8:00 am 8:00 am

BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Iranian state television said on Wednesday that at least 80 “American terrorists” were killed in attacks involving 15 missiles Tehran launched on US targets in Iraq, adding that none of the missiles were intercepted. State TV, citing a senior Revolutionary Guards source, also said Iran had 100 other targets in the region … Read More


Clashes, rock, Beirut, security, forces, fire, tear gas, protest

Clashes rock Beirut as security forces fire tear gas at protest

12 December, 2019 9:43 am 9:43 am

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Tear gas engulfed central Beirut as security forces chased protesters near Lebanon’s parliament on Sunday in a second night of street clashes that wounded dozens of people. Protesters had returned despite a fierce crackdown by security forces the night before when clashes also injured dozens. It marked the most violent unrest in … Read More


Iraqi forces kill 35 protesters after Iranian consulate torched

11 November, 2019 8:28 pm 8:28 pm

BAGHDAD/NAJAF, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraqi security forces shot dead at least 35 protesters on Thursday after demonstrators stormed and torched an Iranian consulate overnight, in what could mark a turning point in the uprising against the Tehran-backed authorities. At least 24 people died when troops opened fire on demonstrators who blocked a bridge in the … Read More


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Turkish Armed Forces Commander Gen Yasar Guler calls on COAS Qamar Bajwa

11 November, 2019 8:36 pm 8:36 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – General Yasar Guler, Commander Turkish Armed Forces (CGS), called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ on Monday. According to a press release issued by the ISPR, regional security environment and steps to further enhance bilateral defence cooperation were discussed during the meeting. The visiting dignitary appreciated … Read More


Three, officials, martyred, attack, vehicle, security, forces, Kuchlak

Three officials martyred in attack on vehicle of security forces in Kuchlak

11 November, 2019 10:48 pm 10:48 pm

QUETTA (92 News) – Three officials were martyred and four others injured in a blast near the vehicle of security forces at Western Bypass, Kuchlak on Friday. The injured have been shifted to hospital. The explosive material had been fitted in a motorcycle. Security forces have cordoned off the area. Further investigations are underway. On … Read More


Protest-hit, Chile, punish, abuses, security, forces

Protest-hit Chile vows to punish any abuses by security forces

11 November, 2019 9:54 pm 9:54 pm

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera on Thursday promised to ensure police and soldiers found guilty of rights violations were prosecuted with the same force as rioters and looters during nearly three weeks of violent protests. Prosecutors are investigating more than 800 allegations of abuses including torture, rape and beatings by security forces during … Read More


Six, soldiers, five, citizens, injured, exchange, fire, Pak-Afghan, security, forces

Six soldiers, five citizens injured in exchange of fire between Pak-Afghan ...

10 October, 2019 9:39 pm 9:39 pm

CHITRAL (92 News) – Six soldiers and five citizens were injured in an exchange of fire between Afghan and Pakistan security forces along Pak-Afg border in Arundu village, Chitral. According to a press release issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Monday, Afghan security forces fired mortars and heavy machine guns from Nari … Read More


Iraqi, security, forces, open, fire, protesters, kill 14

Iraqi security forces open fire on protesters, kill 14

10 October, 2019 4:40 pm 4:40 pm

HILLA, Iraq/BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi security forces killed at least 14 people in the Shi’ite holy city of Kerbala overnight after opening fire on protesters, medical and security sources said, in a return to tactics denounced by the government’s own internal inquiry. At least 865 people were wounded, the sources said. Three protesters died in … Read More


Turkey says Kurdish YPG forces have not fully withdrawn from Syria border a...

10 October, 2019 4:20 pm 4:20 pm

ANKARA (Reuters) – Kurdish YPG forces have not fully withdrawn from a strip of northeastern Syria under a Russia-brokered accord that is about to expire, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday. Turkey, which began a military offensive in northeastern Syria targeting the YPG forces on Oct. 9 after President Donald Trump pulled U.S. … Read More


US-Afghanistan

Premature to ‘withdraw’ US forces from Afghanistan, says top US...

08 August, 2019 2:52 am 2:52 am

WASHINGTON – The top US general said on Wednesday that it was too early to talk about “withdrawal” of US counter-terrorism forces in Afghanistan as US and Taliban forces appear close to an agreement to end the 18-year war. “I think it’s premature. I’m not using the withdraw word right now ,” Marine General Joseph … Read More


NATO-chief

NATO chief says peace deal in Afghanistan closer than ever before

08 August, 2019 6:03 am 6:03 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday that there was a real chance for peace in Afghanistan as US-Taliban peace talks continue in Qatar. “We now see a real chance for peace in Afghanistan, we are closer to a peace deal than ever before,” Stoltenberg told reporters at a news conference … Read More


Three Kashmiri youth martyred in Bandipora IOK

07 July, 2019 12:35 pm 12:35 pm

SIRINAGAR (92 News) – In a fresh act of state barbarism, Indian security forces martyred three Kashmiri youth in Bandipora district of Indian-occupied Kashmir (IOK) on Wednesday. According to Kashmir’s media, the victims were targeted by the security officials during ‘search and sweeping’ operation in the district. The local administration suspended internet and cell phone … Read More


Palestine

Israeli forces flex muscles to demolish about 100 Palestinian homes

07 July, 2019 11:45 am 11:45 am

WADI Al-HUMMUS (Palestine) –  Israeli bulldozers accompanied by hundreds of soldiers and police moved in to Palestinian village of Sur Baher on Monday to demolish about 100 homes in Wadi al-Hummus area close to the separation wall, despite Palestinian protests and international criticism. The Israeli military considers the homes close to the barrier – that criss-crosses … Read More


Iran, forces, seized, British-flagged, oil tanker, Gulf

Iran forces say they seized British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf

07 July, 2019 12:10 am 12:10 am

LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they had captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf after Britain seized an Iranian vessel earlier this month, further raising tensions along a vital international oil shipping route. Britain said it was urgently seeking information about the Stena Impero after the tanker, which had been … Read More


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Chinese Consulate attack: Arrested key accused brought from Gulf state

07 July, 2019 3:38 pm 3:38 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The arrested key accused of Chinese consulate attack in Karachi has been brought to Pakistan from Gulf state on Wednesday. According to the sources, the key suspect was identified as Rashid Brohi was caught from a gulf state and transferred to Pakistan through Interpol. The sources also said that Brohi kept … Read More