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  • US drone strike kills six in South Waziristan Agency

    ISLAMABAD: At least six suspected terrorists were killed in a United States (US) drone strike in South Waziristan Agency (SWA) on Friday...

    South Waziristan is among Pakistan’s seven tribal districts near the Afghan border which are rife with homegrown insurgents and are alleged to be strongholds of Taliban and Al Qaeda operatives, among others...

  • Army seizes large cache of weapons from Waziristan Agency

    The Army on Wednesday said it had recovered a cache of weapons from Waziristan Agency...

    The raids were part of the ongoing Operation Raddul FasaadThe Pakistan Army launched Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad earlier this year following a spate of terror attacks in the country, which claimed more than a hundred lives and left hundreds of others injured...

  • Drone strike kills four suspected militants in South Waziristan

    PESHAWAR: At least four suspected militants were killed when a US drone fired two missiles at a hideout in South Waziristan tribal region's Shawal area along the Pak-Afghan border on Sunday...

    South Waziristan is among Pakistan’s seven tribal districts near the Afghan border which are rife with homegrown insurgents and are alleged to be strongholds of Taliban and Al Qaeda operatives, among others...

  • Three political administration officials killed in South Waziristan

    PESHAWAR: Three political administration officials were killed in a blast Monday in South Waziristan's Raghzai area...

    South Waziristan is among Pakistan’s seven tribal districts near the Afghan border which are rife with homegrown insurgents and are alleged to be strongholds of Taliban and Al Qaeda operatives, among others...

  • FC personnel martyred in blast in South Waziristan's Sarokai area

    One Frontier Corps personnel was martyred while another was injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in the Sarokai district of South Waziristan on Monday, official said...

    South Waziristan is one of the seven semi-autonomous tribal areas, where the army has for more than a decade been battling militants linked to the Taliban and Al-Qaeda...

  • Roadside bomb kills 5 pro-govt fighters in South Waziristan

    A roadside bomb killed five pro-government fighters and wounded two others in South Waziristan on Thursday evening, hours after a suspected United States drone struck a militant compound near Pak-Afghan border area, killing three suspected militants, officials said...

    The evening incident took place in South Waziristan's Spinkai area near the Afghan border when a group of pro-government fighters was returning from a function...

  • Peace car rally leaves for South Waziristan

    DI KHAN: The Pakistan Motorcar Rally left Dera Ismail Khan for Gomal Zam, South Waziristan, via Tank on Wednesday morning...

    Aimed at marking the 70th year of the country’s independence and promote tourism and national cultural heritage, the rally is held under the auspices of the Pakistan Army...

  • US senators visit South Waziristan, praise advances made by military

    A visiting United States (US) Congressional delegation led by Senator John McCain was taken on a tour of South Waziristan by Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday...

    During their visit to South Waziristan, the delegation was briefed on recent measures taken for the improvement of the fencing of the Pak-Afghan border and enhanced surveillance...

  • Final phase of South Waziristan IDPs’ return begins on Tuesday

    PESHAWAR: The final phase of the repatriation of South Waziristan Agency’s internally displaced persons will begin on Tuesday (July 25) possibly marking the ‘complete’ return of 71,124 registered dislocated families to their homes...

    Mian Adil Zahoor, assistant director (operations and relief) at the Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA), told Dawn that around 3,500 displaced families would return to South Waziristan Agency in the...

  • Drone kills four IS men before US senators visit South Waziristan

    ISLAMABAD / PESHAWAR: Hours before a bipartisan US Senate delegation visited South Waziristan Agency on Monday, a CIA-operated drone carried out a missile attack in a village of the tribal region, killing a suspected militant leader...

    The delegation led by Senator John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, while meeting Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad and visiting South Waziristan underscored the...

  • 'Toy' bomb kills six children in South Waziristan

    The bomb exploded while the children were playing with it in Speenmark village in the South Waziristan tribal district...

    Dozens of children, mostly in northwest Pakistan, have lost their lives in the past when playing with “toys” that turned out to be explosive devices...

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