Tag Archives: Terrorism

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 »

956 killed in terror attacks in Pakistan last year

The number of terrorist attacks in Pakistan may have declined in 2016 but the year witnessed some major attacks in terms of casualties. According to the Global Terrorism Index (GTI) report at least 956 people were killed in 736 terror attacks in Pakistan in 2016, a significant decline in terror fatalities as compared to 2015. Afghanistan and Syria displayed a ... Read More »

PAF Chief: Pakistan’s committed to fight terrorists absolutely clear

ISLAMABAD (PPA) — Pakistan Air Force Chief Air Marshal Sohail Aman today reaffirmed that Pakistan’s “commitment to fight the terrorists down to the last man is absolutely clear.” The Air Chief reiterated country’s resolve against terrorism while addressing the concluding session of International Seminar on Air Power (ISAP) at Air Headquarters, Islamabad on October 20, 2017. Air Chief was the ... Read More »

US Drone killed APS attack mastermind Umar Khorasani in Afghanistan

US Drone killed APS attack mastermind Umar Khorasani in Afghanistan

Chief of TTP’s Jamaat-ul-Ahraar (JuA) faction Umar Khalid Khorasani killed in Paktia province Chief of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan’s splinter group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) and mastermind of Army Public School Peshawar massacre has been killed in a US drone attack in Afghanistan. According to the media reports, Jamaat-ul-Ahrar’s chief Umar Khalid Khorasani has been killed in Paktia province of Afghanistan  along with eight ... Read More »

Death toll from Somalia twin truck bombing rises to 300 people

Somalia’s President has called for three days mourning after deadliest bombing in Mogadishu The death toll of Somalia truck bombing rises to 300 people, where as more than 300 citizens are injured deadliest attack in Somalia’s history. According to the director of an ambulance service in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu says the death toll from Saturday’s truck bombing is now over 300. President Mohamed Abdullahi ... Read More »

Pakistan nominated Tassaduq Jilani as ad hoc judge at ICJ Kulbhushan case

Appointment of former CJP was taken after consultation with military, civil and legal officer The government of Pakistan has appointed former Chief Justice of Pakistan Tassaduq  Hussain Jilani as ad-hoc judge at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to defend Pakistan’s side in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case. According to sources the decision to appoint the former chief justice was taken ... Read More »

Atleast 50 people killed in shooting at Las Vegas Music Festival

Atleast 50 people killed in shooting at Las Vegas Music Festival

The deadliest shooting left more than 400 hundred injured in Las Vegas, Nevada At least 50 people has been killed and hundreds wounded as a suspected person opened fire on music festival crowd at Las Vegas. According to the police authorities, a person identified as Stephen Paddock opened fire at an outdoor country music festival from the 32nd floor of ... Read More »

Pakistan rejects ‘disappointing’ US criticism and new Pak-Afghan policy

Pakistan rejects ‘disappointing’ US criticism and new Pak-Afghan policy

Pakistan rejects role of ‘scapegoat for U.S. failures’ in Afghanistan Foreign Office has reacted over US President Donald Trump’s disappointing speech regarding safe havens of Taliban inside Pakistan. In a statement, Pakistan’s foreign office said that US has ignored the contributions and sacrifices Pakistan has made in fighting terrorism. “No country in the world has done more than Pakistan to ... Read More »

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