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Archive | February 11, 2010

5 U.S. Soldiers Injured in Afghan Suicide Attack at Joint Afghan-United States Military Base

A suicide bomber wearing the uniform of an Afghan border police officer wounded five American soldiers on Thursday. The bomber a border police officer working for the Taliban. The bomb attack occurred at a joint Afghan-United States military base in the Pathan District of Paktia Province. Elsewhere in Paktia Province, coalition officials and the Afghan […]

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Iran a ‘Nuclear State’

Iran marked the 31st anniversary of its revolution with massive pro-government rallies and a declaration the Islamic republic was now a “nuclear state.” Earlier in the week Iran claimed it began enriching uranium to the 20% level to provide material for a Tehran medical facility. Nuclear experts say that such a capability could move relatively […]

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Suicide Car Bomber Kills Police, Civilians in Northwest Pakistan

A suicide car bomber attacked a tribal police patrol in northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday and killed 17 people — 10 police officers, six civilians and one paramilitary officer. No group claimed responsibility, but Taliban militants often target Pakistani security forces. The Dallas Morning News Suicide attack on police patrol kills 17 in Pakistan

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