Tag: militants

  • Pakistan troops search for militants suspected in deadly attack on police : NPR

    Pakistan troops search for militants suspected in deadly attack on police : NPR

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    An army soldier examines damages on the site of a bombing at a police station on the outskirts of Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2023. AP hide caption toggle caption AP An army soldier examines damages on the site of a bombing at a police station on the outskirts of Dera Ismail Khan,…

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  • Hamas militants destroyed a kibbutz; SoCal residents help rebuild

    Hamas militants destroyed a kibbutz; SoCal residents help rebuild

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    Armed security guards dressed in black scanned the invitation list before waving each guest inside. They kept a sharp eye out for trouble as they milled about the crowd of more than 130 — gathered not at an embassy or government compound but in the backyard of a stately home in Southern California. Some of…

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  • UN demands that Lebanon’s forces and Hezbollah militants allow unannounced UN peacekeeping patrols

    UN demands that Lebanon’s forces and Hezbollah militants allow unannounced UN peacekeeping patrols

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    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council approved a resolution Thursday demanding that the Lebanese military and Hezbollah stop blocking the movement of the U.N. peacekeeping force and guarantee its freedom to operate, “including by allowing announced and unannounced patrols.” Lebanese officials had pushed to remove a provision in the resolution, first introduced last…

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  • Australian hostage, 88, freed by al-Qaeda militants

    Australian hostage, 88, freed by al-Qaeda militants

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    An 88-year-old Australian doctor held captive in West Africa by al-Qaeda militants for more than seven years has been released. Dr Kenneth Elliott is safe and well and has been reunited with his family, Australia’s foreign minister said. He and his wife were seized in 2016 near the border between Mali and Burkina Faso, where…

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