The city was a hub of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil
Eelam (LTTE), commonly known as the Tamil Tigers, who fought a 26-year-long civil war with the Sri Lankan Armed Forces from 1983 to 2009.
25 -- The 63rd birthday of Velupillai Prabhakaran, the fallen leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil
Eelam is to be celebrated tomorrow in a grand scale in the Tamil regions of Sri Lanka and in the West.
The civil war in Sri Lanka waged for 26 years by Tamils under the aegis of Liberation Tigers of Tamil
Eelam, popularly known as LTTE.
At least 10,000 people are reportedly estimated to have been killed in Sri Lanka's 26-year civil war that ended with the defeat of the Tamil Tigers, also known as the Liberation Tigers of Tamil
Eelam (LTTE), in 2009.
He traveled to the island often, interviewing both government officials and members of the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil
Eelam--the Tamil Tigers.
SRI Lankan high commissioner to India, Prasad Kariyawasam, on Thursday apologised after he was summoned by the external affairs ministry for his comments that sought to link Indian MPs with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil
Eelam ( LTTE).
Once a stronghold for the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil
Eelam, the Northern Province city of Jaffna was a frequent battleground for the rebels and Sri Lankan government troops until a government offensive last year crushed the Tigers.
Rajapaksa's announcement came as the pro-rebel TamilNet website rejected the government claim that Liberation Tigers of Tamil
Eelam leader Velupillai Prabhakaran has been killed, carrying a statement by the LTTE's international relations head assuring ''his safety and wellbeing.
8kmlong strip of coast along with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil
Eelam fighters, who have been fighting for 25 years for a homeland for minority Tamils.
The LTTE said in a statement: "In the face of an unprecedented humanitarian crisis and in response to the calls made by the UN, EU, the governments of India and others, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil
Eelam has announced a unilateral ceasefire.
Government forces sank four boats of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil
Eelam (LTTE) off the coast of Mullaittivu, spokesman D.
Meanwhile, the IGP denied media reports that it was a gang of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil