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Suicide bomber kills 18 Pakistani soldiers (Lead)
Islamabad, July 14 (DPA) At least 18 soldiers were killed and 28 wounded when a suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into a military convoy in Pakistan's northwest tribal region Saturday, the military said.

Saturday, July 14, 2007 7:38:03 PM

Pakistan admits women, children killed in Lal Masjid raid
Islamabad, July 14 (DPA) Pakistani authorities have admitted that at least a dozen women and children were killed in the bloody military operation against heavily armed rebels holed up in Islamabad's Lal Masjid compound, the Dawn newspaper said Saturday.

Saturday, July 14, 2007 6:33:13 PM

Lal Masjid cleric died as son was born
Islamabad, July 14 (DPA) The wife of slain Red Mosque cleric Abdul Rashid Ghazi gave birth to a baby boy at the same time her husband was killed in a commando raid in the Pakistani capital, the Geo News television channel reported Saturday.

Saturday, July 14, 2007 3:35:18 PM

Suicide attack in Pakistan kills 13 security personnel
Islamabad, July 14 (Xinhua) At least 13 security personnel were killed and more injured Saturday in a suicide attack in northwestern Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan, a private television channel reported.

Saturday, July 14, 2007 2:41:29 PM

Thousands protest Lal Masjid operation, suicide bombers arrested (LEAD)
Islamabad, July 13 (DPA) Tens of thousands of people protested across Pakistan Friday against the siege and storming operation ordered by President Pervez Musharraf at Islamabad's radical Lal Masjid that resulted in at least 108 deaths.

Friday, July 13, 2007 8:28:19 PM

Thousands protest against Lal Masjid operation
Islamabad, July 13 (DPA) Thousands across Pakistan Friday protested against the siege and storming of Lal Masjid here by troops that resulted in at least 108 deaths.

Friday, July 13, 2007 7:52:23 PM

Pakistani troops seal off town after militant attacks
Islamabad, July 13 (DPA) Two days after the Lal Masjid operation here, the Pakistan army Friday surrounded a town near the border with Afghanistan following a string of militant attacks.

Friday, July 13, 2007 3:28:14 PM

Flak for intelligence agencies after Lal Masjid assault
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) The presence of hardcore militants inside the Lal Masjid and the formidable range of weaponry found after security forces ended their operation indicated the biggest failure for Pakistani intelligence, say analysts and media reports.

Friday, July 13, 2007 12:15:13 PM

Musharraf vows to root out terrorism (LEAD)
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Thursday called for rooting out terrorism and extremism in the country even as he vigorously defended the storming of the Lal Masjid to free it of terrorists who, he stressed, did not represent true Islam and called for national 'introspection'.

Thursday, July 12, 2007 11:12:42 PM

Musharraf slams Lal Masjid extremists, defends use of force
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) In his first address to the nation after liberating Lal Masjid from terrorists, Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Thursday vigorously defended the military operation, saying extremists holed up inside the Islamabad mosque were using women and children as shields.

Thursday, July 12, 2007 10:53:50 PM

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