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#NATO

# nato - Monday 5 December, 2011

US vacating air base in Pakistan used by drones
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

US vacating air base in Pakistan used by drones

Dec 5th 2011, 9:54 AM 647 Views 0 Comments

Islamabad demanded the vacation of an airbase used by US drones in response to NATO airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers.

# nato - Sunday 27 November, 2011

US vows full probe into Pakistan border incident
# Afghan War
# Afghan War

US vows full probe into Pakistan border incident

Nov 27th 2011, 9:14 AM 1,319 Views 1 Comment

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton offered America’s deepest condolences for the loss of 25 Pakistani soldiers.

# nato - Saturday 26 November, 2011

Pakistan: 25 troops dead in NATO helicopter attack
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan: 25 troops dead in NATO helicopter attack

Nov 26th 2011, 12:27 PM 892 Views 5 Comments

Pakistan has blamed NATO for the attack on the Afghanistan border last night.

# nato - Saturday 19 November, 2011

US budget woes could threaten European missile defence plans
# Defence
# Defence

US budget woes could threaten European missile defence plans

Nov 19th 2011, 2:54 PM 1,332 Views 10 Comments

A slice of the US defence budget is expected to be cut following a breakdown in talks in the US.

# nato - Friday 4 November, 2011

NATO "has no intention of intervening in Iran"
# Iran
# Iran

NATO "has no intention of intervening in Iran"

Nov 4th 2011, 5:52 PM 493 Views 12 Comments

The US and other leading Western governments believe that Iran is intending to develop a nuclear arsenal. Iran has warned the US not to set them on “a collision course”

# nato - Monday 31 October, 2011

Libya names new prime minister
# Libya
# Libya

Libya names new prime minister

Oct 31st 2011, 8:41 PM 203 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, NATO’s Secretary General is in Tripoli to mark the military organisation’s withdrawal from the country.

# nato - Saturday 29 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Oct 29th 2011, 7:44 PM 2,057 Views 2 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Michael D Higgins is to be the ninth President of the Republic of Ireland; a woman is arrested over Dublin abduction; and Jimmy Savil passes away at the age of 84.

Thirteen NATO troops and four civilians killed in Kabul blast
# Kabul
# Kabul

Thirteen NATO troops and four civilians killed in Kabul blast

Oct 29th 2011, 3:48 PM 217 Views 4 Comments

The 13 soldiers killed were all American troops. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.

# nato - Thursday 27 October, 2011

UN mandate on Libya to cease next week
# Libya
# Libya

UN mandate on Libya to cease next week

Oct 27th 2011, 4:06 PM 106 Views 0 Comments

The United Nations has voted to lift the no-fly zone over Libya on October 31, as well as end its authorisation of military action to protect civilians.

# nato - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Libya's liberation to be declared on Sunday
# Libya
# Libya

Libya's liberation to be declared on Sunday

Oct 22nd 2011, 11:42 AM 225 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril has said that elections will be held within eight months.

Nato says Libya operations almost finished
# NATO
# NATO

Nato says Libya operations almost finished

Oct 22nd 2011, 8:08 AM 125 Views 7 Comments

A meeting to be held next week to decide on the exact date to cease the operation fully.

# nato - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Hijacked crew rescued... after sending SOS message in a bottle
# SOS
# SOS

Hijacked crew rescued... after sending SOS message in a bottle

Oct 12th 2011, 1:24 PM 700 Views 6 Comments

When pirates cut all lines of communication on a hijacked vessel, the ship’s crew turned to more traditional methods to get their message out.

# nato - Friday 7 October, 2011

In numbers: Ten years of the Afghan War
# Afghan War
# Afghan War

In numbers: Ten years of the Afghan War

Oct 7th 2011, 11:41 AM 395 Views 4 Comments

Check out TheJournal.ie’s overview of the decade that has passed since the US invasion of Afghanistan.

# nato - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Terror group leader captured in Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Terror group leader captured in Afghanistan

Oct 1st 2011, 3:48 PM 196 Views 3 Comments

Haji Mali Khan is a senior figure in the Haqqani group, which is allied to al-Qaeda and the Taliban.

# nato - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Serbs clash with NATO forces in Kosovo
# Kosovo
# Kosovo

Serbs clash with NATO forces in Kosovo

Sep 28th 2011, 2:20 PM 630 Views 7 Comments

A spokesman for NATO says peacekeeping troops opened fire after being attacked with pipebombs.

# nato - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Fidel Castro labels Obama's UN speech 'gibberish'
# Gibberish
# Gibberish

Fidel Castro labels Obama's UN speech 'gibberish'

Sep 27th 2011, 12:09 PM 718 Views 6 Comments

The former Cuban leader has dismissed Barack Obama’s recent UN speech and condemned Nato’s campaign in Libya as a “monstrous crime”.

# nato - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Suicide bomber kills head of Afghan peace council
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Suicide bomber kills head of Afghan peace council

Sep 20th 2011, 8:54 PM 156 Views 18 Comments

Former Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani was killed when a militant detonated explosives at his home in Kabul.

# nato - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Cameron and Sarkozy visit Libya
# Libya
# Libya

Cameron and Sarkozy visit Libya

Sep 15th 2011, 8:36 AM 154 Views 7 Comments

The leaders of France and Britain are travelling to Libya today to welcome country’s new rulers – however fighting is still continuing between NTC forces and Gaddafi loyalists.

# nato - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Kabul attack ends after 20 hours and leaves 27 dead
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Kabul attack ends after 20 hours and leaves 27 dead

Sep 14th 2011, 2:23 PM 276 Views 0 Comments

The US ambassador to Afghanistan blamed the Pakistani-based Haqqani network for the coordinated attack against the American Embassy and NATO headquarters in the heart of Kabul.

# nato - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Taliban claims responsibility for attack on embassies in Kabul
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban claims responsibility for attack on embassies in Kabul

Sep 13th 2011, 12:06 PM 123 Views 0 Comments

The Taliban claims responsibility for blasts in downtown Kabul, as US Black Hawk aircraft enter to patrol the area.

# nato - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Lithuanian jet destroyed after colliding with NATO plane
# Plane Collision
# Plane Collision

Lithuanian jet destroyed after colliding with NATO plane

Aug 30th 2011, 5:27 PM 489 Views 2 Comments

No injuries were reported after two pilots ejected from a Lithuanian plane following today’s mid-air collision.

# nato - Friday 26 August, 2011

Gaddafi's last stand? NATO attacks suspected bunker in hometown
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi's last stand? NATO attacks suspected bunker in hometown

Aug 26th 2011, 8:15 PM 372 Views 15 Comments

Tripoli celebrates – though clashes continue – while NATO forces pound what is believed to be Muammar Gaddafi’s last hideout.

# nato - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Libyan rebel leader to meet Sarkozy in Paris
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan rebel leader to meet Sarkozy in Paris

Aug 24th 2011, 3:45 PM 83 Views 0 Comments

One of the leaders of Libya’s National Transition Council is heading to France today for talks with President Nicolas Sarkozy, who is pushing for a role in post-war Libya .

# nato - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

Video: Libyan rebels take Gaddafi compound - but no sign of Muammar
# Libya
# Libya

Video: Libyan rebels take Gaddafi compound - but no sign of Muammar

Aug 23rd 2011, 6:23 PM 305 Views 1 Comment

Smoke is rising this evening from the Bab al-Aiziya complex as rebels celebrate by firing into the air.

Gaddafi's son reappears in Tripoli a day after his 'capture'
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi's son reappears in Tripoli a day after his 'capture'

Aug 23rd 2011, 7:28 AM 265 Views 3 Comments

Seif al-Islam was reported to have been captured yesterday – but he appeared at the Rixos hotel in Tripoli yesterday, flashing the victory sign.

# nato - Sunday 21 August, 2011

Government spokesman calls on NATO and rebels to negotiate with Gaddafi
# Libya
# Libya

Government spokesman calls on NATO and rebels to negotiate with Gaddafi

Aug 21st 2011, 10:30 PM 209 Views 2 Comments

Gaddafi’s spokesman Moussa Ibrahim accuses NATO of ruining a ‘peaceful city’ and calls for an end to armed hostilities.

Rebels promise to "strangle Gaddafi's troops" by nightfall
# Libya
# Libya

Rebels promise to "strangle Gaddafi's troops" by nightfall

Aug 21st 2011, 5:06 PM 146 Views 0 Comments

Reports in Tripoli say some districts are being taken into rebel hands, as they ready themselves for eventual victory.

# nato - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Taliban forces who downed US helicopter 'killed by air strikes'
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban forces who downed US helicopter 'killed by air strikes'

Aug 11th 2011, 8:05 AM 194 Views 3 Comments

The US military says the insurgents who killed 38 US and Afghani troops have themselves been killed by F16 fighter jets.

# nato - Saturday 6 August, 2011

Dozens of coalition troops killed in helicopter attack in Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Dozens of coalition troops killed in helicopter attack in Afghanistan

Aug 6th 2011, 11:00 AM 497 Views 16 Comments

The attack has resulted in the worst single-day loss of life suffered by coalition forces the ten-year conflict.

# nato - Friday 5 August, 2011

Libyan government says Gaddafi son is ‘alive and well’
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan government says Gaddafi son is ‘alive and well’

Aug 5th 2011, 1:20 PM 788 Views 2 Comments

Earlier reports had said that Khamis Gaddafi had died in a NATO airstrike.

# nato - Saturday 30 July, 2011

Video: NATO takes down three Libyan TV satellite transmitters
# Takedown
# Takedown

Video: NATO takes down three Libyan TV satellite transmitters

Jul 30th 2011, 11:55 AM 555 Views 13 Comments

Military group tries to limit impact of Muammar Gaddafi’s impassioned television broadcasts by bombing transmitters.

# nato - Monday 25 July, 2011

Residents in western Libya say NATO hit hospital
# Libya
# Libya

Residents in western Libya say NATO hit hospital

Jul 25th 2011, 6:14 PM 243 Views 8 Comments

Seven people, including three doctors, were killed in the strike.

# nato - Monday 18 July, 2011

Petraeus hands over command in Afghanistan to take up CIA role
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Petraeus hands over command in Afghanistan to take up CIA role

Jul 18th 2011, 9:34 AM 163 Views 0 Comments

What’s next for the nearly 10-year-old conflict?

# nato - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

NATO set to continue bombing Libya during Ramadan
# Libya
# Libya

NATO set to continue bombing Libya during Ramadan

Jul 13th 2011, 1:24 PM 201 Views 2 Comments

But the alliance said its campaign would stop if Gaddafi’s forces stopped targeting civilians.

# nato - Monday 11 July, 2011

France urges Libyan rebels to hold talks with Gaddafi regime
# Libya
# Libya

France urges Libyan rebels to hold talks with Gaddafi regime

Jul 11th 2011, 2:42 PM 331 Views 4 Comments

Libya’s opposition council has so far refused to enter negotiations with the old regime until Gaddafi steps down – but France says NATO bombardment will not stop until both sides come to the table.

# nato - Friday 1 July, 2011

Defiant Gaddafi threatens attacks against Europe
# Libya
# Libya

Defiant Gaddafi threatens attacks against Europe

Jul 1st 2011, 7:19 PM 390 Views 25 Comments

Gaddafi has threatened the Libyan forces will move to Europe ‘like locusts’ unless NATO halts its campaign of airstrikes against his regime in Libya.

Gaddafi warns of potential attacks in Europe
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi warns of potential attacks in Europe

Jul 1st 2011, 6:35 PM 157 Views 4 Comments

# nato - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Afghan police 'ran away' from attack on Kabul hotel
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghan police 'ran away' from attack on Kabul hotel

Jun 30th 2011, 2:52 PM 161 Views 0 Comments

A witness describes how police fled from the deadly attack on a Kabul hotel that has shaken public confidence in the ability of Afghan security forces to takeover from the US.

# nato - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

Ten killed as suicide bombers storm landmark Kabul hotel
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Ten killed as suicide bombers storm landmark Kabul hotel

Jun 29th 2011, 8:56 AM 177 Views 0 Comments

The Taliban attackers, who were armed with machine guns and grenades, were said to be breaking down doors and “taking guests out of their rooms one by one.”

# nato - Monday 27 June, 2011