Russia to remove Taliban from ‘Terror’ list: State media

MOSCOW: Russia will remove the Taliban from a list of banned terrorist organisations, three years after they returned to power in Afghanistan, the state-run RIA Novosti news agency said Monday. Moscow has for years fostered relations with the Taliban, holding multiple rounds of talks and boosting trade with Afghanistan despite international sanctions. “Kazakhstan has recently […]

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Attack on Pakistani outpost near Afghan border kills 5 soldiers, 7 militants

ISLAMABAD: Heavily armed militants attacked a Pakistani security outpost near the border with Afghanistan early Monday, resulting in the deaths of five soldiers and seven assailants in the ensuing firefight. Security officials confirmed the deaths to VOA, saying the attack occurred in the remote Tirah valley in northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and resulted in injuries […]

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‘Heinous massacre’: Israel’s attack on Rafah tent camp widely condemned

Qatar calls attack that killed at least 40 Palestinians a ‘grave violation of international laws’ and UN special rapporteur urges sanctions on Israel. Several countries and global organisations have condemned the Israeli air attack on tents housing displaced people in Gaza’s southernmost city of Rafah that killed at least 40 Palestinians, including many children. The […]

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Pakistan: Soldier, captain martyred in exchange of fire with terrorists in Peshawar

RAWALPINDI: The Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Sunday stated that an army captain and soldier were martyred, while five terrorists were killed during an exchange of fire in Peshawar district’s Hassan Khel area. The media wing of the armed forces said the incident happened during an operation launched on the “reported presence of terrorists” […]

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