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Pakistan Army hands over power to civilian authorities in Swat after 11 years

Brig. Naseem Anwar hands over a flag to Commissioner Malakand Zaheerul Islam to formally mark the transfer of control from the military to the civilian administration in Swat District October 22. Photo courtesy: Muhammad Ahil

Pakistan Army formally handed over administrative control of Swat to the civil government after restoring peace Pakistan Army on Monday formally handed over administrative control of Swat to the civil government after restoring peace and the government’s writ in the militancy-hit Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region. “Today is our victory day and we proudly announced that now there is no presence of ... Read More »

Afghan based terrorists continue attacks on security forces in Balochistan

QUETTA — A day after three security officials including a senior official Military Intelligence (Quetta) was killed in a shootout with dangerous terrorists, the five other terrorists tried to attack an office of Frontier Corps’ (FC) Madadgar Centre near Chaman Housing Scheme in the Quetta. Upon receiving intelligence inputs on May 16th evening the security forces had started a search ... Read More »

Top Jamaatul Ahraar’s commander surrenders to Security Forces

Asad Mansoor, from Hakimullah Mehsud group, belongs to South Waziristan Pakistan Security Forces have achieved a major success as the top terrorist, commander of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan’s (TTP) spokesperson Asad Mansoor, surrendered himself to Pakistan ‘security forces. According to news officials Mansoor who was affiliated with Jamaat ul Ahrar, the splinter group of TTP, surrendered along with two associates before the law ... Read More »

US suspends at least $900 million in security aid to Pakistan

US will also continue to suspend $255 million in foreign military financing The United States suspended at least $900 million in security assistance to Pakistan until it takes action against the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani network militant groups. The U.S. State Department announced the decision, saying it reflected the Trump administration’s frustration that Pakistan has not done more against ... Read More »

Pakistan observes third anniversary of APS Peshawar tragedy today

Terrorist attack on Army Public School shook the country and resulted in the formation of a National Action Plan The third anniversary of the devastating terrorist attack on Army Public School (APS) Peshawar is being observed today. On this day in 2014, a group of terrorists stormed the army-run school and killed around 150 people, including more than 130 young students. ... Read More »

Yemen’s former President killed as fighting continues in capital

Mr. Saleh’s death signaled a turning point in the country’s war by shattering the alliance between his loyalists and the rebels. Former president of Yemen Ali Abdullah Saleh being killed by Huthi rebels on Monday as he fled heavy fighting in Sanaa after the collapse of his alliance with the Iran-backed insurgents. Abdullah Saleh, who ruled with an iron fist ... Read More »

Nine killed as terrorists storm Peshawar’s Agriculture Training Institute

Nine killed as terrorists storm Peshawar's Agriculture Training Institute

At least nine students were killed and 37 people injured as four terrorists stormed the hostel of Peshawar’s Agriculture Training Institute At least nine people were killed as burqa-clad militants stormed into Peshawar’s Agricultural Training Institute early Friday morning. The attack took place on the Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi holiday. Over 30 people, including a police sub-inspector, were injured in the attack. According to reports, police, army and rapid ... Read More »

At least 235 killed in terror attack on mosque in Egypt

Dozens were killed and injured in a bombing and gun attack targeting worshippers at this mosque. STR / EPA

At least 235 people killed and another 109 injured in the attack on a mosque in Egypt’s North Sinai region Gunmen attacked a crowded mosque in Egypt’s restive North Sinai province on Friday, killing at least 235 people in one of the country’s deadliest attacks in recent memory, state media reported. Another 109 people were injured, the official MENA news agency ... Read More »

Nigeria mosque attack: teenage suicide bomber kills dozens

The extremists’ offensive in northeastern Nigeria has also spilled into neighbouring Chad, Niger and Cameroon A teenage suicide bomber has killed at least 50 people in the northeastern Nigerian town of Mubi, with the death toll expected to rise further. Officials believe jihadi group Boko Haram is responsible. Authorities said a teenage suicide bomber killed at least 50 people who ... Read More »

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