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US conducts first air strikes against Taliban since Afghan ceasefire ends

06 June, 2020 7:29 pm 7:29 pm

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The US conducted its first air strikes against the Taliban since a rare ceasefire between the insurgents and Afghan forces ended more than a week ago, the US military said Friday. The two assaults took place on Thursday and Friday in separate provinces in Afghanistan, spokesman Sonny Leggett said on his Twitter … Read More

Police, US protests, Trump, bring, military

Five police shot during US protests, Trump says he could bring in military

06 June, 2020 5:05 pm 5:05 pm

WASHINGTON/MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – At least five US police were hit by gunfire during violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody, police and media said, hours after President Donald Trump said he would deploy the military if unrest does not stop. Trump deepened outrage on Monday by posing at a church … Read More

President Dr Arif Alvi, grants, military, awards, armed forces, officers, men

President Dr Arif Alvi confers military awards on armed forces officers, me...

03 March, 2020 4:31 pm 4:31 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – President Dr Arif Alvi has granted the military awards to the officers and men of Pakistan Army, Navy and Air Force. According to a press release issued by the ISPR on Monday, one officer and two men were granted Sitara-i-Basalat, 66 Tamgha-i-Basalat, 39 Imtiazi Asnad, 65 COAS Commendation Cards, 23 Hilal-i-Imtiaz … Read More

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Punjab summons military to tackle coronavirus outbreak

03 March, 2020 4:48 pm 4:48 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – After Sindh and Balochistan, the Punjab government also summoned the military in province to tackle the situation in the wake of the rising coronavirus cases on Sunday. Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Usman Buzdar has decided to summon the military in the province. He has completed consultations with provincial chief secretary and … Read More

Afghan, military, base, stormed, security, personnel, killed

Afghan military base stormed, 27 security personnel killed

03 March, 2020 4:47 pm 4:47 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – At least 27 security personnel were killed when a military base was stormed in Afghanistan on Thursday, in one of the biggest attacks since a violence reduction agreement was signed between the United States and the Taliban last month. The Afghan government blamed the attack on the Taliban, with whom the United … Read More

US-South Korea, military, drills, postponed, coronavirus, spreads, faster, outside, China

US-South Korea military drills postponed as coronavirus spreads faster outs...

02 February, 2020 10:44 am 10:44 am

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and South Korea postponed joint military drills on Thursday to limit the spread of coronavirus, as the number of infections outside China, the source of the outbreak, for the first time surpassed those appearing in the country. Taiwan raised its epidemic response level to the highest as it readied … Read More

Kashmiris, martyred, 200-day, military, siege, IOK

70 Kashmiris martyred in 200-day military siege in IOK

02 February, 2020 9:38 pm 9:38 pm

SRINAGAR (KMS) – In Occupied Kashmir, 70 Kashmiris including two women and four young boys were martyred by Indian troops during the past 200 days of military lockdown and siege in the territory. According to the data released by Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, of those martyred, 11 were killed in fake encounters or … Read More

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Internet blackout, military lockdown continue for 168th day in IOK

01 January, 2020 3:05 pm 3:05 pm

SRINAGAR (KMS) – In Occupied Kashmir, the Kashmir Valley and parts of Jammu region continued to face military lockdown and internet blackout on the 168th running day on Sunday. The so-called announcement of the authorities regarding restoration of Internet service and setting up of broadband kiosks has proven to be hoax as India Today while … Read More

US House of Representatives, President, Donald Trump, military, Iran, Middle East, Iranian commander

US House votes to rein in Trump’s war powers as US-Iran tensions stay...

01 January, 2020 10:08 am 10:08 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US House of Representatives voted to stop President Donald Trump from further military action against Iran as the Middle East remained tense after the US killing of a top Iranian commander and Iran’s retaliatory missile strikes. The resolution passed 224-194 along party lines in the Democratic-controlled House with nearly all Republicans … Read More

Pelosi, House, vote, resolution, limit, Trump, military, actions, Iran

Pelosi says House to vote on resolution to limit Trump’s military act...

01 January, 2020 3:11 pm 3:11 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House will introduce and vote on a war powers resolution this week to limit US President Donald Trump’s military actions regarding Iran. “This resolution is similar to the resolution introduced by Senator Tim Kaine in the Senate,” Pelosi said in a statement late on Sunday. … Read More

US, resumes, International, Military, Education, Training, Pakistan

US resumes International Military Education and Training for Pakistan

01 January, 2020 11:30 am 11:30 am

NEW YORK (92 News) – United States President Donald Trump has authorized the resumption of International Military Education and Training (IMET) for Pakistan. In a tweet, US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Ambassador Alice Wells said that the decision was taken by President Trump to strengthen military-to-military cooperation between the … Read More

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Four children among 18 people killed in Sudan military plane crash

01 January, 2020 9:45 am 9:45 am

KHARTOUM (AFP) – Four children were among 18 people killed when a Sudanese military transport plane crashed after take off from West Darfur state. According to the army spokesman, the plane crashed five minutes after take off from an airport in the state capital El Geneina, after delivering aid to the area, which had been … Read More

Taiwan, military, chief, eight, dead, helicopter, forced landing

Taiwan military chief among eight dead as helicopter makes forced landing

01 January, 2020 12:54 pm 12:54 pm

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan’s top military official was among eight people killed on Thursday after the helicopter carrying them made a forced landing in a mountainous area near the capital Taipei, the defence ministry said. The main portion of the helicopter lay in a northern forest wreathed in mist, with its blades shattered into pieces, … Read More

US, grounds, Saudi, pilots, halts, military, training, base, shooting

US grounds Saudi pilots, halts military training after base shooting

12 December, 2019 9:31 am 9:31 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon announced on Tuesday it was halting operational training of all Saudi Arabian military personnel in the United States until further notice after a Saudi Air Force lieutenant shot and killed three people last week at a base in Florida. The decision will have far-reaching impacts on visiting Saudi personnel, including … Read More

Change, ground, situation, IOK, 143rd day, lockdown

Fear, intimidation continue to prevail as lockdown enters 121st in IOK

12 December, 2019 12:08 pm 12:08 pm

SRINAGAR (KMS) – In Occupied Kashmir, an atmosphere of fear and intimidation continues to prevail in the Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu region as Indian military lockdown entered 121st straight day on Tuesday. Restrictions under Section 144 are enforced amid continued heavy military presence. Internet across all platforms and prepaid cellular networks … Read More