September 17, 2019

Obama announces US troop withdrawls from Afghanistan

US President Barack Obama has announced that all of the 33,000 extra US forces he ordered to Afghanistan in December 2009 would be back in the USA within the next 15 months. President Obama said that 10,000 of the "surge" forces would withdraw by the end of this year, and the other 23,000 would … [Read more...]

Bin Laden lived in compound for five years

Pakistani military officials has said that a wife of Osama Bin Laden captured after the US raid has said that Bin Laden had been living at the Abbotabad compound for five years. Three of Bin Laden's wives are being held by the authorities. They also have 13 children (two girls and thirteen boys), … [Read more...]

Bahrain declares state of emergency

King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain has asked the head of the military to guarantee security across the country, after declaring a three-month state of emergency, following weeks of pro-democracy demonstrations. The state of emergency comes a day after troops from neighbouring Gulf States … [Read more...]

Blog: Attack of the killer drones

Two suspected drone strikes in Pakistan's tribal region Wednesday killed eight suspected militants, Pakistani intelligence officials said. In the first incident, one missile was fired on a militant hideout in the area of Mir Ali of North Waziristan, one of the seven districts of Pakistan's tribal … [Read more...]