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Nov 09, 2018
2,714 people killed, 728 injured in 409 US drone attacks in Pakistan since January 2004; 289 attacks conducted in North Waziristan aloneThe attacks, carried out by the CIA-operated drones, over the years have targeted the areas of Bajaur, Bannu, Hangu, Khyber, Kurram, Mohmand, North Waziristan, Nushki, Orakzai, and South Waziristan, Dawn reported. Majority of the drone strikes were carried out during the government of the Pakistan Peoples Party between 2008 and 2012.
Jan 19, 2018
Pakistan could use air routes to Afghanistan as bargaining chip for assistance from the USOver 16 years that included hundreds of deadly US drone strikes, Osama bin Laden's killing on Pakistani soil and accusations Pakistan helps insurgents that kill Americans, the reluctant allies never reached one point of no return: Pakistan closing the air routes to Afghanistan
Jun 11, 2016
Pakistan army chief asks US to bomb Taliban hideouts in AfghanistanPakistan's Army chief General Raheel Sharif has asked the US to target the hideouts of Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan militants and their chief Mullah Fazlullah in Afghanistan.
Apr 24, 2015
US drone war under scrutiny after botched strike kills US, Italian hostagesObama’s admission on Thursday that a US drone strike accidentally took the lives of two hostages has raised fresh questions about the limits and the risks of the country’s “targeted killing” campaign.
Nov 26, 2014
At least 8 killed in US drone strike in NW PakistanThe strike came a day after Pakistani jet fighters killed 20 suspected members of the Haqqani network.
Nov 21, 2014
Leader of al-Qaeda's Indian wing killed in US drone attackGlobal terrorist organisation al-Qaeda's branch in the Indian sub-continent confirmed the death of one of its leaders, Adil Qudoos in a US drone attack.
Oct 29, 2014
Pakistan urges US to end drone strikesPakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has urged the US to stop drone strikes inside Pakistani territory, a media report said on Wednesday.
Oct 13, 2014
The other Pakistani girl: Malala got the Nobel peace prize; here is why Nabila won'tWhile the world discusses and debates the Nobel to Malala, perhaps this is also the time to note about another girl from Pakistan: Nabila Rehman.
Sep 24, 2014
US drone kills 10 in northwest Pakistan: Intelligence officialsA suspected US drone fired four missiles at a vehicle carrying Uzbek and local militants in the country's northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border.
Dec 10, 2013
Four al-Qaeda militants killed in US drone strike on YemenAt least four al-Qaeda members were killed when two missiles fired from a US drone bombed their car in Yemen's southeastern province of Hadramout Monday, a military source said.