Monthly Archives: March 2013


Khyber Agency: LI threatens Bara tribesmen not to shelter Tirah IDPs


Pakistan – Prosecuting terrorists: Out of 559 cases in 2012, suspects acquitted in 414


The Taliban claimed credit for bombings in Bannu and Mardan that killed three people. A policemen was killed in a suicide attack in Mardan, while two people were killed in an IED attack at a political rally in Bannu.

Palestinian Territories

Palestinian President Abbas signed a pact with Jordan’s King Abdullah II to defend Jerusalem. Hamas’ Ismail Haniyeh met with Egypt’s intelligence chief. Sources said Hamas reelected Khaled Meshal as the head of its Politburo. A Palestinian man was sentenced to six months in prison for liking a Facebook post critical of a Palestinian Authority official.


An Israeli security delegation arrived in Cairo for discussions with Egyptian intelligence officials. An Egyptian military source said that authorities continue to demolish smuggling tunnels between Egypt and the Gaza Strip. Armed Islamist militants paraded through towns in the northern Sinai.


State media said rebels had set three oil wells ablaze in Deir al-Zor province in a dispute over oil. The regime and the rebels blamed each other for the deaths of at least 10 people in the town of Tal Kalakh in Homs. A car bomb in in Reef Damashq killed five rebels, and the […]