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By Stephen Graham ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Taliban militants based near the Afghan border and their al-Qaida allies are the most likely suspects behind a massive truck bombing at Islamabad's Marriott Hotel, officials and experts said Sunday. At least 53 died in the explosion, including two U.S.
By TOM MORGAN; TOM RAYNER Pakistan's president and Prime Minister were due to dine at the luxury hotel destroyed in a weekend bombing but changed their minds at the last moment, it emerged today.
By Stephen Graham Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Taliban militants based near the Afghan border and their al-Qaida allies are the most likely suspects behind a massive truck bombing at Islamabad's Marriott Hotel, officials and experts said Sunday.
By Stephen Graham and Nahal Toosi Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A suicide bomber detonated a dump truck packed with a ton of explosives outside the Marriott Hotel in Pakistan's capital Saturday, setting off a fiery blast that shattered the hotel, killed at least 38 people and wounded hundreds, officials and witnesses said.
By Nahal Toosi ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Air-fired missiles hit a militant compound near the Afghan border and killed at least six people Wednesday evening, officials said, soon after a senior American officer met with government leaders to discuss U.S. attacks inside Pakistan.
Text of report by Afghan independent Tolo TV, on 17 September [Presenter] The Pentagon is to investigate civilian casualties during military operations [in Afghanistan] On his visit to Kabul, US Defence Secretary Robert Gates said he had asked US forces to provide him with precise information about the air raid on Shindand District [of Herat Province] He has once again given an assurance about the USA's commitment to the struggle against terrorism and supporting the Afghan people.
Missile attacks were launched Wednesday into Pakistan's northwest tribal region near the border with Afghanistan, killing several people, witnesses said.
Text of report by Afghan Taleban Voice of Jihad website on 17 September [Taleban spokesman] Zabihollah Mojahed: The mojahedin of the Islamic Emirate fired eight missiles on the airport in Fayzabad, the centre of Badakhshan Province, at 0115 [local time] this morning.
The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff arrived in Pakistan where officials are upset over an anti-insurgent incursion by U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Adm. Mike Mullen's arrival Tuesday from Iraq comes as relations between the two countries have been affected by the Sept.
By From news reports A suicide bomber in a vehicle attacked a convoy carrying Afghan doctors working for the United Nations in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing two doctors and wounding 15 other people, a police chief said.
- To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
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