Tag Archives: forces

Egypt’s parliament approves troop deployment in Libya

07 July, 2020 12:50 pm 12:50 pm

CAIRO (Agencies) – Egypt’s parliament authorized the deployment of troops abroad after President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi threatened military intervention against Turkish-backed forces in Libya. Egypt’s House of Representatives, which is filled with el-Sissi supporters, said after a closed-door session that armed forces could be deployed outside the country to fight ‘criminal militias’ and ‘foreign terrorist … Read More

Indian colonel, among, 3 troops, killed, clashes, Chinese, forces, Ladakh

Indian colonel among 20 troops killed in clashes with Chinese forces in Lad...

06 June, 2020 3:48 pm 3:48 pm

LADAKH (92 News) – Twenty Indian troops, including a colonel, were killed in clashes with the Chinese forces in Ladakh. According to the Indian media, no weapons were used during the clashes. The Indian soldiers were killed at Galwan Valley, Ladakh. The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman, in a statement, said that India has … Read More

Countrywide, lockdown, forces, poor, people, starvation

Countrywide lockdown forces poor people to starvation

03 March, 2020 2:50 pm 2:50 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The ongoing countrywide lockdown due to coronavirus has forced the poor people to starvation across the country. Difficulties of the unemployed and deserving families have been multiplied since the lockdown. Despite announcing the relief packages, the provincial governments have badly failed to devise a method to disburse the relief assistance to … Read More

Several, forces, peace, Afghanistan, today, FM Qureshi

Several forces don’t want peace in Afghanistan even today: FM Qureshi

03 March, 2020 9:16 pm 9:16 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that even today several forces do not want peace in Afghanistan. Speaking in the Senate on Wednesday, he said that Pakistan does not want India’s security role in Afghanistan. “The first step towards peace was not easy. Several hurdles hit the US-Taliban agreement,” he … Read More

Syrian, forces, consolidate, Aleppo, air strikes

Syrian forces consolidate control of Aleppo, air strikes under way

02 February, 2020 9:13 pm 9:13 pm

BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Syrian army said on Monday it had taken full control of dozens of towns in Aleppo’s northwestern countryside and it would press on with its campaign to wipe out militant groups “wherever they are found”. The advances were made after President Bashar al-Assad’s forces drove insurgents from the M5 highway linking … Read More

Iraqi cleric, scolds, security, forces, protesters, die, new tensions

Iraqi cleric scolds security forces after protesters die in new tensions

02 February, 2020 6:01 pm 6:01 pm

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq’s top Shi’ite Muslim cleric on Friday berated security forces for failing to protect protesters killed in clashes with rival groups this week in the southern city of Najaf, and urged politicians to pick a government trusted by the people. The violence in the holy city of Najaf, where Grand Ayatollah Ali … Read More

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

Turkish, Armed, Forces, commander, COAS Qamar Bajwa

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