ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi visited an operational air base of Pakistan Air Force in Sargodha on Saturday and became first premier to fly in a F-16 fighter jet. On his arrival at the Mushaf Air Base, he was received by Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman. During his visit, in an exercise training mission, the prime minister also flew in F-16 aircraft of the elite No 9 multirole squadron. The Air Chief, sitting in another F-16 aircraft also participated in the training mission. It was…
KABUL: Taliban gunmen have killed eight Afghan guards working at the largest American base in Afghanistan, officials said on Tuesday, as the US appears set to boost its troop presence in the country. The guards were ambushed near Bagram base north of Kabul as they were driving home in a convoy late Monday, said district governor Abdul Shakoor Quddusi. "They were all local residents serving as guards at Bagram," he said, adding that two other guards were wounded. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack,…
NEW DELHI: India Tuesday linked the Pakistan government to a militant attack on an air base that killed seven soldiers in January.
GUJRANWALA: The case of Indian air base attack in Pathankot has been registered against 'unidentified assailants' at a police station in Gujranwala on Friday, ARY News reported.
NEW DELHI: The hijacking of a police officer's car by gunmen disguised in uniform should have set off alarm bells and helped prevent a deadly weekend attack on a military air base, officials and security experts said.
NEW DELHI: India is mulling its options on whether to go ahead with foreign secretary-level talks with Pakistan scheduled for later this month after militants attacked an Indian Air Force base over the weekend, a government official said on Monday.
BAGHDAD: Attacks by five suicide bombers on an Iraqi military base north of Baghdad on Sunday killed at least 15 members of the security forces and wounded 22 others, security sources said.
BEIRUT: Dozens of Syrian government troops and Islamic State fighters have been killed in fighting around a government-held air base in eastern Syria in a region that is a stronghold for the jihadists, a monitoring group said on Thursday.
ADEN: Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition struck al-Anad airbase in south Yemen overnight and targets in areas around the southern port city of Aden, residents and local officials said on Wednesday.
BEIRUT: Islamic State militants stormed an air base in northeast Syria on Sunday, capturing it from government forces after days of fighting that cost more than 500 lives, a monitoring group said.