operations command

UAE, Bahrain hold joint air exercises

July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 4 (IANS/WAM) Fighter jets of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain took part in a joint air drill held to enhance military cooperation between the two ... Read more...

Posted in World |

One killed in sticky bomb attack in Iraq

November 21st, 2011 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 21 (IANS) A civilian was killed when a sticky bomb attached to his car blew up in eastern Iraq, officials said.The incident took place in Diyala province's Himreen, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

63 killed in Iraq as violence escalates

August 15th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 15 (IANS) At least 63 people were killed and over 260 injured in a series of bomb attacks across Iraq Monday.The attacks occurred in seven provinces of central ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Suicide car bomb in Iraq kills three securitymen

June 6th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tikrit (Iraq), June 6 (IANS) Three security personnel, including an Iraqi army officer, were killed and 14 others wounded Monday in a suicide car bomb explosion in Tikrit city, a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

13 killed, 74 injured in series of blasts in Baghdad

May 22nd, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- At least 13 people were killed and 74 others were injured on Sunday in a series of explosions that ripped through the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, Aswat al-Iraq ... Read more...

Posted in World |

12 killed in Iraq suicide attack

February 21st, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tikrit (Iraq), Feb 21 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 18 injured Monday in a suicide car bomb attack targeting security forces in Iraq, Xinhua reported. The attack occurred in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gunmen kill tribal leader, woman official in Iraq

February 16th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 16 (IANS) In two separate incidents in Iraq, unidentified gunmen killed a Sunni Arab tribal leader and a government official in central and northern parts of the country ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Thai Cabinet revokes emergency decree, approves bail for 104 opposition Red supporters

December 21st, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, Dec. 21 (ANI): The Thai cabinet on Tuesday decided to revoke the emergency decree, set up a new situation monitoring centre and allow Rights and Liberties Department officials to seek the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

10 die in Baghdad blasts

September 5th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 5 (IANS) Ten people were killed and dozens of others were wounded in two suicide blasts in the Iraqi capital Sunday, Xinhua reported. The attack took place around 10.50 a.m. in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Thai government cracks down on protesters

April 10th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 10 (DPA) The Thai government Saturday launched a crackdown on protesters who have seized sections of the capital for weeks in their bid to pave the way for new ... Read more...

Posted in Politics, Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

German soldiers kill five Afghan troops

April 3rd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 3 (DPA) German soldiers killed five Afghan troops who were riding in two civilian cars that did not stop at a check post, the German military said Saturday. The incident ... Read more...

Posted in World |

MI5 ropes in teenage hackers to combat cyber terrorism

September 20th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 20 (ANI): British intelligence agency MI5 has hired many teenage hackers for its new secret operation to combat cyber terrorism.At least 50 new computer-savvy hackers, including many teenagers, have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

90 dead in Afghan explosion as Taliban distributes fuel (Second Lead)

September 4th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kunduz (Afghanistan), Sep 4 (DPA) Ninety people were killed Friday when two hijacked oil tankers exploded in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz as Taliban militants were distributing fuel to civilians, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hizbul commander arrested after giving police the slip

August 25th, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 25 (IANS) A top guerrilla commander, who gave police the slip before he could be re-arrested on other terror charges following his release by a local court last week, has ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kashmir police look for released militant commander

August 21st, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 21 (IANS) Police were Thursday looking for a top guerrilla commander who allegedly gave them a slip after a court ordered his release in a particular case and before he ... Read more...

Posted in National |

1.8 million people attended Obamas inauguration

January 22nd, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.22 (ANI): 1.8 million people attended President Barack Obamas inauguration as Americas head of state, an official estimate has revealed. According to the Washington Post, D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty''s office ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Coup by stealth military junta behind terror campaign in Zimbabwe: HRW

June 9th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): Human Rights Watch has said that the campaign of terror sweeping Zimbabwe is being directly organised by a military junta that took over the running of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Robert Mugabe made figurehead by Zimbabwean generals

June 6th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): A senior western diplomat has said that Zimbabwes generals have mounted a military coup by stealth, reducing President Robert Mugabe to a figurehead.The tight circle of securocrats, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Curfew lifted in north Iraq, US soldier killed in attack

May 12th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by admin
DPA Baghdad, May 12 (DPA) Iraqi authorities lifted a curfew Monday in northern Nineveh, allowing people to leave their homes three days after a military offensive was launched in the province. Driving is ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |