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Taliban bans tight men’s clothing in Waziristan

The Pakistani Taliban have banned tight or see-through clothing for men, threatening to impose a fine and shutter businesses selling the items, traders from the country’s restive tribal belt said Saturday. Shopkeepers in Wana, the main town of South Waziristan tribal district along the Afghan border told AFP the written…

U.S. missiles kill up to 18 Pakistani Taliban: officials

A major salvo of U.S. missiles on Wednesday destroyed a Pakistani Taliban base on the Afghan border, killing up to 18 militants including possible Al-Qaeda fighters, local officials said. Five U.S. drones fired up to 10 missiles into a sprawling compound in the Baber Ghar area of South Waziristan, killing 15 to 18…

U.S. drones kill eight militants in Pakistan: officials

MIRANSHAH, Pakistan (AFP) – US missiles killed eight militants in separate strikes Wednesday on Pakistan’s lawless tribal district, an insurgent stronghold along the Afghan border, security officials said. Washington has called Pakistan’s semi-autonomous northwest tribal region the most dangerous place on Earth and the global headquarters of Al-Qaeda, where Taliban…

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