Articles Tagged with pakistan

Pakistan Gets Serious About Polio: Parents Who Refused Vaccination Arrested

Parents in Pakistan who refuse vaccinations are being arrested.

As the debate about vaccination in America rolls on, Pakistan cracks down — hundreds of parents who refuse vaccination against Polio for their children have been arrested. The parents are being charged with endangering public security and will be released once they agree to have their children receive the vaccination. Only yesterday, the Inquisitr reported… Read more »

ISIS Commander Confesses Islamic State Receives Funds Through U.S.

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Yousaf al-Salafi, allegedly the head of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Pakistan, has reportedly confessed to receiving funds channeled through the U.S. for use in recruiting militants to fight in the Syrian civil war. According to Pakistan’s The Express Tribune, an affiliate of the International New York Times, Pakistani authorities said on Jan. 22 that… Read more »

Taliban Attack A Pakistani School More Than 100 Reported Dead

Taliban School Attack

News agencies across the world including Reuters are reporting that Taliban gunmen have attacked a military-run school in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar. Latest reports indicate that the Taliban have killed around 100 people, including 80 children, and hundreds of students have been taken hostage. The Taliban threatens to destabilise Pakistan, where they control… Read more »

Top Al Qaeda Leader Killed In Pakistani Raid, Say Reports

Al Qaeda Leader Killed

The Army of Pakistan claims that it’s killed al Qaeda leader Adnan G. El Shukrijumah, whom the Federal Bureau of Investigation has indicted for a role in at least one terror plot to attack the United States and the United Kingdom. Shukrijumah, 39, was born in Saudi Arabia and moved to the United States, with… Read more »

Anti-Government Clashes In Pakistan Leave One Dead, 400 Injured

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Anti-government clashes in Pakistan have injured 400 protestors and has also claimed the life of one person, reports Yahoo News. The current wave of protests which started a fortnight ago started to turn violent on Saturday after an estimated 25,000 people started a protest match from the country’s parliament to the residence of Pakistan’s prime… Read more »

Pentagon ‘Lost Track’ Of $626 Million Of Weapons In Afghanistan

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The Pentagon has lost track of $626 million of weapons that the agency provided to Afghan security forces. The misplaced firearms amount to more than 43 percent of those the taxpayers funded and the governmental agency handed out in Afghanistan. A Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) repot says that the Defense Department information… Read more »

U.S. Drone Strike Attacks Taliban In Pakistan, Kills Eleven

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Ever since the United States incorporated drones publicly, the manned-by-remote-control flying machines were met with either acceptance or hostility. Here on The Inquisitr, we reported on both sides. With drones, we were able to see what goes on within the beautiful danger zone of a fireworks display, as well as providing an alternative option for… Read more »

Border Patrol Worried About ‘OTMs’ Illegally Crossing The Border

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The United States Border Patrol is reportedly worried about “OTMs” crossing the border illegally into Mexico. The OTMs acronym stands for “Other than Mexican.” The more than 60,000 illegal immigrants crossing the Rio Grande River into the United States already this year has garnered national headlines for weeks, and propelled Texas Governor Rick Perry into… Read more »

20-Year-Old Pakistani Woman Raped, Hanged From A Tree

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In what has been seen as a disturbing trend emerging from South Asia of late, a 20-year-old woman was kidnapped, gang raped, killed, and hanged from a tree in Pakistan. The incident was reported from the district of Layyah in the Punjab province of Pakistan. According to The Tribune Pakistan, the 20-year-old lady has been… Read more »

Pakistan Launches Massive Military Operation Against Taliban Militants

Militay operation against Pakistani Taliban

Harrowed by the brazen attack by the Taliban on the country’s busiest airport, a determined Pakistan seems to be in an all out war against the rebels. The country has launched a massive operation against the Pakistani Taliban, reports Yahoo News. The operation in the troubled province of North Waziristan started on Sunday – exactly… Read more »

Karachi Under Attack: Taliban Attacks Airport Training Center Again

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Less than two days after a terrorist attack on Pakistan’s busiest Airport in Karachi, the city and its airport has been hit by another attack. According to CNN, armed gunmen have attacked the Pakistan’s Airport Security Forces camp near Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport. The CNN report adds that the airport itself is safe; flights to… Read more »