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  • US drone strike targets al-Shabab after Somalia's 'deadliest attack'

    The US military said on Friday it carried out a drone strike this week against al-Shabab in Somalia, shortly after the extremist group was blamed for the country's deadliest attack...

    Al-Shabab has not commented on the bombing, which Somali intelligence officials say was meant to target Mogadishu's heavily fortified international airport...

  • US confirms airstrike killed Al Shabab commander in Somalia

    The United States (US) military on Friday confirmed it killed a high-level commander of the Al Shabab militant group with an airstrike in Somalia over the weekend, targeting a man blamed for planning deadly attacks in the capital of the Horn of Africa nation...

    US President Donald Trump earlier this year approved expanded military operations against the Al Qaida-linked Al Shabab, including more aggressive air strikes and considering...

  • At least 50 dead in Al-Shabab attack on AU base: Western sources

    NAIROBI: At least 50 African Union (AU) soldiers are believed to have been killed and another 50 are missing after Al-Shabab militants overran a military camp in southern Somalia on Tuesday, according to Western military officials...

    Affiliated with the self-styled Islamic State (IS), Shabab said the attack in Janale district, 80 kilometres southwest of Mogadishu in the lower Shabelle region, was revenge for the killing of seven...

  • Second ODI: Azam, Shadab lift Pakistan to 32-run victory

    Babar Azam hit a second successive century and Shadab Khan put up a strong all-round performance in Pakistan's 32-run victory over Sri Lanka in the second one-day international on Monday...

    Azam scored 101 off 133 balls a day after celebrating his 23rd birthday while Shadab dug in to score 52 not out to lift Pakistan's total to 219-9...

  • Pakistan to give pink ball another go in Quaid-e-Azam Trophy final

    KARACHI: Pakistan will experiment with the pink ball in the final of its premier First-class cricket tournament in preparation for a possible day-night Test against Australia later this year, a cricket official said Saturday...

    “We had experimented with the orange ball in the final of the trophy in 2011 and then with a pink ball in 2012 so the latest final will help us further assess the pink ball as Australia have offered us to play...

  • Record-making Azam leads Pakistan to series rout of WI

    ABU DHABI: Rising star Babar Azam hit his third successive hundred to anchor Pakistan’s 3-0 clean-sweep of the West Indies with a comfortable 136-run win in the third and final one-day match on Wednesday...

    Azam smashed a 106-ball 117 while skipper Azhar Ali returned to form with a 109-ball 101 as Pakistan compiled 308-6 before restricting West Indies to 172 in 44 overs on a flat Sheikh Zayed Stadium pitch...

  • First ODI: Azam, Nawaz star as Pakistan thrash West Indies

    SHARJAH: Babar Azam hit his maiden century while spinner Mohammad Nawaz grabbed four wickets as Pakistan thrashed the West Indies by 111 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis method in the first day-night international on Friday...

    Azam's rapid-fire 139-ball 120 helped Pakistan post a challenging 284-9 in a match reduced to 49 overs a side due to a 70-minute floodlight failure at Sharjah Stadium in the UAE...

  • Babar Azam smashes his way to quickest 1,000 ODI runs in Pakistan history

    Babar Azam on Thursday smashed his way to the quickest 1,000 runs in Pakistan One Day International (ODI) history in just 21 innings at Perth during the 3rd ODI against Australia...

    Azam entered the ODI series against Australia needing 114 runs in the first two matches to reach 1,000 runs in 21 innings and break the record first set by Richards in 1980...

  • Ton-up Babar Azam anchors Pakistan's series win

    SHARJAH: Fast-rising Babar Azam cracked a second successive hundred to guide Pakistan to a dominant 59-run win over the West Indies in the second one-day international in Sharjah, gaining an unbeatable 2-0 lead in three-match series...

    Azam's brilliant 126-ball 123 formed the cornerstone of Pakistan's imposing 337-5 which also featured half-centuries from Shoaib Malik and Sarfraz Ahmed...

  • Azam, Malik power Pakistan to series victory over Windies

    SHARJAH: Fast-rising Babar Azam cracked a second successive hundred on Sunday to guide Pakistan to a 59-run win over the West Indies in the second one-day international in Sharjah, gaining an unbeatable 2-0 lead in three-match series...

    Azam’s brilliant 126-ball 123 formed the cornerstone of Pakistan’s big score of 337-5 which also featured half-centuries from Shoaib Malik and Sarfraz Ahmed at Sharjah stadium...

  • Babar Azam, Pakistan on top of ICC T20 rankings

    Top-order batsman Babar Azam, who helped propel Pakistan to the top spot in T20s, climbed on top of the latest T20 rankings for batsmen released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday...

    Azam scored 109 runs in the series against Kiwis, including an unbeaten 50 in the second game, which Pakistan clinched 2-1, beating the home side convincingly in the decider on Sunday...

  • Haris Sohail replaces injured Babar Azam in Pakistan's T20I squad for Scotland series

    The national selection committee on Monday announced a 15-member Pakistan squad for the two-match T20I series against Scotland, according to a Pakistan Cricket Board press release...

    The roster is largely the same that brushed aside the West Indies in a three-match T20I series in Pakistan earlier this year, with the only exception being Babar Azam, who broke his wrist in the opening Test of the drawn England series...

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