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Saudi Arabia executes 47 on terrorism charges, including top Shia cleric

Mansour Al-Turki, L, and Mansour Al-Ghafari, spokesmen for the Interior and Justice ministries respectively. (SPA)

Region anger was growing tonight after Saudi Arabia announced the execution of 47 prisoners accused of terrorism charges, including a Muslim Shi’ite cleric who was a central figure in 2011 Arab Spring-inspired protests in the kingdom. RIYADH: Saudi Arabia executed 47 people on Saturday for terrorism, mostly suspected Al-Qaeda members, Saudi Interior Ministry said on Saturday. The Ministry statement, published ... Read More »

Army chief vows to eliminate Terrorism-Corruption nexus in 2016

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Friday said that that nexus of terrorism, crime and corruption will be completely eliminated from the country this year. GWADAR (Pakistan) – Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Friday expressed hope that the nexus of terrorism, crime and corruption will be completely eliminated in year. Speaking during a meeting with Baloch ... Read More »

26 dead, 45 injured in Mardan blast at NADRA office

Blast at NADRA office in Mardan, 26 people dead

MARDAN (Pakistan) – At least 26 people were killed and 45 injured when a suicide bomber struck the office of a National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) in Mardan. The injured have been transferred to District Hospital Mardan and other nearby hospitals. “The blast was very powerful and its voice could be heard a long distance away,” media reported. The security ... Read More »

Peshawar Army School victims struggling to cope one year on

Andaleeb Aftab, a chemistry teacher at the army-run school where she lost her son Huzaifa, scene of the APS massacre of December 16, 2014

Pakistan is observing the first anniversary of one of the deadliest terror attacks in its history – the black day when 141 people, including 132 schoolchildren, were brutally murdered by terrorists in Peshawar. One year has passed since the horrific Peshawar school massacre but there is still pain in hearts and tears in eyes. The intensity of the tragedy made ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia announces 34 Islamic Countries coalition to fight terrorism

Saudi Arabia announces 34 Islamic Countries coalition to combat terrorism

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia has announced a 34-country Islamic military alliance to combat all such organizations which aim at terrorizing the innocent, spreading killing and corruption in the world. The countries participating in the alliance along with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are: Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Turkey, Chad, Togo, Tunisia, Djibouti, Senegal, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Gabon, Guinea, Palestine, ... Read More »

US Ambassador visits Peshawar, pays tribute to terrorism victims

US Ambassador visits Peshawar, pays tribute to terrorism victims

Ambassador calls on leaders of the region and pays tribute to victims of terrorism PESHAWAR (Pakistan) – In his first trip to Peshawar, American Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale held a meeting with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s provincial leadership and paid his respects to victims of terrorism in the province, including students and teachers at the Army Public School. Ambassador Hale called ... Read More »

Pakistani students pledge to defeat Terrorism through Education

ISPR releases new song on APS tragedy

ISPR’s new song on APS tragedy calls for avenging the victims of the deadly massacre by educating the enemy’s children RAWALPINDI (Pakistan) – Ahead of the first anniversary of tragic terror attack on Army Public School (APS), Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has released a new song to pay tribute to the martyrs of APS who were killed in Peshawar attack on December ... Read More »

Pakistan Cricket League Peshawar dedicates team to APS students

Pakistan Super League (PSL) team Peshawar announced to dedicate the team to martyrs, students and teachers of Army Public School

Pakistan Super League (PSL) team Peshawar announced to dedicate the team to martyrs, students and teachers of Army Public School in an attempt to denounce terrorism by promoting sports PESHAWAR (Pakistan) – The Peshawar franchise of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be dedicated to the children and teachers of the Army Public School (APS), who lost their lives in a brutal ... Read More »

At least 20 killed, 30 injured in Parachinar market bombing

Parachinar is the capital of Kurram tribal region and the largest city of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan

KURRAM AGENCY (Pakistan) – At least 20 people were killed while and 30 wounded when a bomb ripped through Parachinar area of Kurram Agency on Sunday. The death toll is expected to rise after the explosion in market in Parachinar because of high casualty. The market was filled with a large number of people who were buying second-hand winter clothes. ... Read More »

France holds memorial to remember the victims of Paris Attacks

Paris holds memorial to remember the victims of Paris Attacks

PARIS (France) – France held a sombre national memorial service for those who died in terrorist attacks in Paris two weeks ago. The names of the 130 people killed were read at a national memorial service at a historic military building in Paris called Les Invalides. Some 2,600 people attended the service in central Paris, including President Francois Hollande, survivors ... Read More »

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