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  • Villagers flee as Pakistan, India trade artillery fire

    SRINAGAR: India and Pakistan have exchanged artillery fire in the disputed Kashmir region forcing hundreds of people to flee, police in India-held territory said, raising doubts about a 15-year-old ceasefire between the two countries...

    India blamed Pakistan for the attack and said it would make it pay for the “misadventure”...

  • Israel hits Syrian govt artillery

    JERUSALEM: The Israeli army attacked Syrian government artillery on Saturday after fire across the armistice line hit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and warned it would step up such retaliation in the future...

    “In response to the projectiles that hit Israel, the IDF (Israel Defence Forces) targeted three artillery cannons of the Syrian regime in the Syrian Golan Heights,” it said...

  • Saudis, Houthis trade heavy artillery fire along border

    CAIRO: Saudi forces and Yemen’s Houthi militia traded heavy artillery fire which destroyed part of the main border crossing between the two countries overnight, residents said on Sunday, an escalation of the two-month war...

    Residents in the central city of Taiz said Houthi militants and pro-Hadi fighters fired tank and artillery shells at each other throughout the city overnight, killing five civilians...

  • North and South Korea trade artillery fire

    SEOUL: South and North Korea traded artillery fire across their heavily militarised border on Thursday, in a rare exchange that left no casualties but pushed already elevated tensions to dangerously high levels...

    In a detailed press briefing later in the day, the South’s defence ministry said the nuclear-armed North initially fired a single artillery round over the border shortly before 4pm...

  • Artillery used by Indians in Neelum valley

    MUZAFFARABAD: Ind­ian troops resorted to heavy artillery shelling in the Neelum valley of Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday evening...

    “The Indian troops targeted Shahkot and Jura sectors in [the lower belt of] Neelum valley with artillery, and Kel sector [in the upper belt of valley] with mortars in the evening without any provocation,” said an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement...

  • Indian HC summoned to lodge protest over artillery shelling

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Thursday raised the level of protest with India over shelling of areas across the Line of Control (LoC) by summoning High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale after Indian troops used artillery for the first time since the ceasefire agreement was signed by the two countries in 2003...

    “The foreign secretary deplored the use of artillery by the Indian occupation forces in Shahkot and Jura sectors on the LoC on...

  • P-5 envoys briefed on Indian use of artillery cannons

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan fears that India’s latest escalation on the Line of Control (LoC) could lead it to a strategic miscalculation...

    Use of artillery by the Indian forces in Shahkot and Jura sectors along the LoC on Nov 9 has alarmed Pakistani officials who see it as an indication of Indian intention to further escalate tensions and undermine regional peace and security...

  • Turkey says its artillery playing role in Mosul, jets on standby

    ANKARA: Turkish artillery fire has already played a role in the effort to drive the IS from the Iraqi city of Mosul and four Turkish fighter jets are on standby to take part in air operations, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday...

    Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has said Baghdad does not want Turkey’s help and that the Turkish troops, tanks and artillery deployed at the Bashiqa military camp are there without his...

  • Rahat out as Pakistan's 'injured' list swells

    Pakistan's left-arm seamer Rahat Ali has been ruled out of the Bangladesh Test series after suffering a hamstring injury, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Saturday...

    The 26-year-old Rahat, who was a vital member of Pakistan's pace attack at the World Cup, joins Mohammad Irfan, Sohail Khan, Ehsan Adil, Yasir Shah and Sohaib Maqsood on the sidelines with the 'injured list' almost becoming an embarrassment now and...

  • US keeps China, Pakistan and India on intellectual rights watch list

    WASHINGTON: The United States on Thursday kept China and India on its Priority Watch List of trading partners that fail to protect intellectual property rights (IPR), hurting the economy...

    In its annual Special 301 Report, the Commerce Department's US Trade Representative said there were now 13 trading partners on its Priority Watch List, three more than its previous report...

  • How Pakistan is tackling terror financing to stay off a list of 'terror-friendly' nations

    Pakistan has frozen the accounts of 5,000 suspected terrorists, taking about $3 million out of their pockets, but Islamabad could still come under scrutiny at a crucial June meeting of an international watchdog that tracks terror financing...

    Analysts and government officials say political foot-dragging and sympathetic supporters throughout Pakistan makes it difficult to cut off the money supply to banned terrorist groups...

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