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  • kurds celebrate ousting islamic state fighters from kobani

    Kurds celebrate ousting Islamic State fighters from Kobani

    World | Jan 27, 2015, 10:07 AM IST

    Beirut : Jubilant Kurdish fighters ousted Islamic State militants from the key Syrian border town of Kobani on Monday after a four-month battle—a significant victory for both the Kurds and the U.S.-led coalition.The Kurds raised

  • pakistan 77 militants killed after school massacre

    Pakistan: 77 militants killed after school massacre

    World | Dec 19, 2014, 11:08 PM IST

    Islamabad: Pakistani warplanes and ground forces killed at least 77 militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said Friday, days after Taliban fighters killed 148 people—most of them children—in a school

  • al qaeda linked fighters target two shia towns in syria

    Al Qaeda-linked fighters target two Shia towns in Syria

    World | Nov 24, 2014, 07:42 AM IST

    Damascus: The Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front and like-minded groups attacked two pro-government and predominantly Shia towns, in Syria's Aleppo province.The attack on the towns of Nubul and Zahra Sunday was apparently carried out by the

  • isis fighters ask muslims to terrorise france

    ISIS fighters ask Muslims to terrorise France

    World | Nov 20, 2014, 04:18 PM IST

    London:  A group of French-speaking bearded fighters of the dreaded Islamic State militant group has asked Muslims in the country to “operate within France” and bring terror to the streets of the European nation.In a

  • 140 islamic state fighters killed by syrian army

    140 Islamic State fighters killed by Syrian army

    World | Aug 22, 2014, 07:23 AM IST

    Damascus:  At least 140 fighters of the Islamic State (IS) were killed Thursday in an ambush by the Syrian army near an airbase in al-Raqqa province, a media report said.The Syrian army ambushed the militants

  • iaf day special jet fighters and bombers of indian air force

    IAF Day special: Jet fighters and bombers of Indian Air Force

    India | Oct 08, 2013, 02:59 PM IST

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force was the first to induct jet fighters in Asia way back in 1948. Since then jet fighters has been at the forefront of our Air Force. These included legends

  • pak taliban chief asks fighters to step up attacks in punjab

    Pak Taliban chief asks fighters to step up attacks in Punjab

    World | Aug 01, 2012, 11:25 AM IST

    Islamabad, Aug 1: Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud has directed his fighters to step up attacks in Punjab province, especially on intelligence organisations and military facilities like the Pakistan Air Force base in Lahore, according

  • taekwondo champ cook gives up fight for olympics

    Taekwondo champ Cook gives up fight for Olympics

    Other Sports | Jun 29, 2012, 06:21 PM IST

    London, Jun 29: Top-ranked taekwondo star Aaron Cook ended his fight for a place on Britain's Olympic team on Friday and said he is “devastated” he won't be competing at the London Games.Cook is the

  • misurata fighters display gaddafi s war trophies

    Misurata Fighters Display Gaddafi's War Trophies

    World | Oct 21, 2011, 06:15 PM IST

    New York, Oct 21: Dramatic new mobile footage has surfaced showing that Libyan despot was captured bloodied but still alive and then killed by his captors, who then scrambled for trophies from the dead body.The

  • anti gaddafi forces seize key desert airport garrison

    Anti-Gaddafi Forces Seize Key Desert Airport, Garrison

    World | Sep 20, 2011, 10:51 PM IST

    Benghazi, Sep 20: Anti-Gaddafi fighters today said they had captured the airport and a garrison in the defeated Libyan despot's southern redoubt Sabha, as fighting raged in two of his northern strongholds.The battlefield victories came

  • nearly 500 taliban flee in daring afghan jailbreak

    Nearly 500 Taliban Flee In Daring Afghan Jailbreak

    World | Apr 25, 2011, 09:27 PM IST

    Kandahar, Apr 25: Almost 500 Taliban fighters and commanders escaped from a prison in an audacious jailbreak in southern Afghanistan which the government admitted today was a security “disaster”.The Taliban said it sprung the inmates

  • 2 western photojournalists killed in libya

    2 Western Photojournalists Killed In Libya

    World | Apr 21, 2011, 12:40 PM IST

    Misrata (Libya) Apr 21: Two Western photojournalists, including an Oscar-nominated film director, have been killed in the besieged city of Misrata while covering battles between rebels and Libyan government forces. Two others working alongside them

  • libyan rebels fear loses after nato attack error

    Libyan Rebels Fear Loses After NATO Attack Error

    World | Apr 08, 2011, 05:34 PM IST

    Ajdabiya, Apr 8: Rebel fighters sent scouts Friday toward the contested oil port of Brega to seek clues on whether pro-government forces took advantage of a mistaken NATO airstrike that pounded opposition tanks and sent

  • rebels slam nato for slowdown in strikes

    Rebels Slam NATO For Slowdown In Strikes

    World | Apr 06, 2011, 09:04 PM IST

    Tripoli/Washington, Apr 6: Angry rebels today deprecated NATO for “slackening” the pace of its military campaign which faced fresh challenges with Muammar Gaddafi's troops changing tactics by using human shields to thwart air strikes.NATO officials