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US drone strike kills three in northwest Pakistan

(AFP) – MIRANSHAH, Pakistan — A US drone strike on Saturday killed at least three Islamic militants in Pakistan’s restive tribal region near the Afghan border, security officials said. The strike took place in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan, known as a bastion of the Taliban and Al-Qaeda. The drone targeted a moving vehicle …

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Pakistan reopens NATO routes

Pakistan announced the reopening of its supply routes for NATO facilities passing into Afghanistan. The announcement follows the United States Secretary of State Hilary Clinton’s formal apology for the killing of 24 Pakistani soldiers on the border with Afghanistan last November by airstrikes. Pakistan closed the NATO supply routes after the incident, demanding a formal …

Rana Muhammad Taha

A Palestinian woman walks past a mural of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in Gaza City AFP PHOTO/MAHMUD HAMS

Yasser Arafat’s body to be exhumed

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas agreed on Wednesday to exhume former leader Yasser Arafat’s remains following allegations that he was poisoned with the radioactive element polonium-210 in 2004. “President Mahmoud Abbas has issued orders to the committee investigating President Yasser Arafat’s martyrdom to follow up on all new information and reports regarding this issue and to …

Ahmed Aboulenein

Pakistani protesters shout slogans beside a burning NATO flag during a demonstration against drone attacks in Multan on June 27, 2012.

Pakistani-US generals in border talks

General John Allen, who commands 130,000 NATO troops fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan, flew into Chaklala air base and went straight into the talks with General Ashraf Kayani at his Rawalpindi headquarters

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