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US offers $30m in search for Haqqanis 22.8.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
WASHINGTON - The United States offered a total $30 million in return for information on key leaders of the feared Haqqani militant network, blamed for numerous bloody attacks in Afghanistan. “The Department has authorised rewards of up to $5 million each for information leading to the location of Aziz Haqqani, Khalil al-Rahman Haqqani, Yahya Haqqani and Abdul Rauf Zakir,” the State ...
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US posts rewards for 5 Haqqani Network leaders 22.8.2014 Bill Roggio
Siraj Haqqani's reward is raised to $10, putting it in the top tier of wanted terrorist leaders. Rewards of $5 million were posted for four other Haqqani leaders.
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How The US Helped ISIS Grow Into a Monster 22.8.2014 Mother Jones
This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. This essay is excerpted from the first chapter of Patrick Cockburn's new book, The Jihadis Return: ISIS and the New Sunni Uprising , with special thanks to his publisher, OR Books . The first section is a new introduction written for TomDispatch . There are extraordinary elements in the present US policy in Iraq and Syria that are attracting surprisingly little attention. In Iraq, the US is carrying out air strikes and sending in advisers and trainers to help beat back the advance of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (better known as ISIS) on the Kurdish capital, Erbil. The US would presumably do the same if ISIS surrounds or attacks Baghdad. But in Syria, Washington's policy is the exact opposite: there the main opponent of ISIS is the Syrian government and the Syrian Kurds in their northern enclaves. Both are under attack from ISIS, which has taken about a third of the country, including most of its oil and gas production facilities. But US, ...
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Navy Adm. William McRaven confirmed as next chancellor of University of Texas system 22.8.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
Why Washington's war on terror failed 21.8.2014 Le Monde Diplomatique
This essay is excerpted from the first chapter of Patrick Cockburn's new book, The Jihadis Return: ISIS and the New Sunni Uprising, with special thanks to his publisher, OR Books. The first section is a new introduction written for TomDispatch.
There are extraordinary elements in the present U.S. policy in Iraq and Syria that are attracting surprisingly little attention. In Iraq, the U.S. is carrying out air strikes and sending in advisers and trainers to help beat back the advance of the (...) - Open page
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Why Washington's War on Terror Failed: The Underrated Saudi Connection 21.8.2014 Truthout.com
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Opposition leader Imran Khan opens talks with Pakistan govt over protests 21.8.2014 Hindustan Times: World
Opposition leader Imran Khan opened negotiations Wednesday with the Pakistani government a lawmaker from his party said in an effort to end protests against the prime minister and overcome a political ...
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Pakistan crisis puts army back in the driving seat 20.8.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Besieged Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been assured by the country's military there will be no coup, but in return he must "share space with the army", according to a government source who was privy to recent talks between the two sides. Last week, as tens of thousands of protesters advanced on the Pakistani capital to demand his resignation, Sharif dispatched two emissaries to ...
Pakistan crisis puts army back in the driving seat; protests in Islamabad - Hindustan Times 20.8.2014 Google News India
Pakistan crisis puts army back in the driving seat; protests in Islamabad Hindustan Times Besieged Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been assured by the country's military there will be no coup, but in return he must "share space with the army", according to a government source who was privy to recent talks between the two ...
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48 militants dead in fresh Fata air blitz 20.8.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
PESHAWAR, KHYBER AGENCY - At least 48 suspected militants were killed and 12 of their hideouts destroyed when security forces carried out aerial raids in three areas of Khyber Agency and North Waziristan Agency on Tuesday. As per a press release of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), 18 militants were killed and their nine vehicles and several motorcycles destroyed in the fresh strikes ...
Protesters reach Pak Parliament 20.8.2014 Telegraph: International
Islamabad, Aug. 19 (Agencies): Pakistan protesters reached the Islamabad parliament building in the early hours of this morning in their bid to force the Prime Minister to resign, but did not immediately go inside.
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48 killed in air strikes in Pakistan 19.8.2014 New Kerala: World News
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Malala urges young people to campaign for change 19.8.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
NEW YORK- Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, has told more than 500 young people that they should start working right now to change the world, US media reported on Tuesday. The 17-year-old said raising her voice helped bring a change for girls who were not allowed to go to school in Pakistan's troubled Swat valley where she ...
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147 arrested in Punjab as protests in capital continue 19.8.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
MULTAN- As twin protests in Islamabad entered a fifth day today, police arrested some 150 supporters of protest leaders overnight in Punjab province in a crackdown ahead of widening demonstrations in the capital. Opposition leader Imran Khan and firebrand cleric Tahirul Qadri have led tens of thousands of supporters from Punjab to Islamabad in a bid to bring down Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, ...
Zarb-e-Azb: Airstrikes kill 18 alleged militants in Khyber 19.8.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Khyber Agency- Pakistan Air Force (PAF) jets pounded suspected militant hideouts in Khyber Agency and North Waziristan Agency today, killing eighteen terrorists. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the airstrikes destroyed five terrorist hideouts including Tehreek-e-Taliban commander Gul Bahadur’s house in Dattakhel area. The air raid was conducted on a tip-off regarding ...
18 militants killed in Pakistan airstrikes 19.8.2014 New Kerala: World News
6 killed in roadside blast in Pakistan 19.8.2014 Hindu: Home
At least six persons, including three women teachers, were killed on Tuesday when a school van they were travelling in hit a roadside bomb in the Bajaur tribal region of Pakistan.In a state...
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Six die as school van blows up in Pakistan 19.8.2014 Hindu: International
A Pakistani government official says a roadside bomb has struck in a school van with children and teachers in the country’s north-western tribal region, killing five people. A local governm...
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Malala urges young people to campaign for change 19.8.2014 Hindu: Home
Malala also urged the young people to believe in themselves because "we are all the same" regardless of fame
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Education campaigner Malala Yousafzai urges young people to start working now to change world 19.8.2014 Star Tribune: World
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