5 month ago
Pakistani militant arrested by Indian Army in Kupwara of North Kashmir. Had managed to flee earlier. Militant has been identified as 17 year old Zabiullah alias Hamzah, R/O Multan, Pakistan, associated with Hafiz Saeed's Lashkar. His interrogation is currently underway
Islamic State claims the explosion of a Shiite pilgrim bus and the execution of the driver in Quetta Pakistan
@CENTCOM Commander Gen. Joseph Votel: 64% of Afghanistan controlled by Afghan government; 12% controlled by Taliban. Rest of the country is contested
"We are taken a conditions-based approach that is focused on reconciliation as its end state" Gen. Votal says of Afghanistan "We are engaging the partners in the region"
"The big idea here in with what we're trying to do in Afghanistan is drive toward reconciliation" per @Centcom's Gen. Votel. "This is different" he says "than the approach we've had in the past"
"We are beginning to see positive indicators" per @CENTCOM's Votel "Some of the actions they are taking on the ground, thee are positive indicators that they are moving in the right direction."
@CENTCOM Commander General Votel on Pakistan's efforts: "It does not yet equal the decisive action we would like to see them take in terms of a strategic shift but they are positive indicators. They give me hope."
All of the PMLN workers are emotionally attached with Nawaz Sharif, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal says
"I do have very frequent and routine, professional communications with my counterpart [in Pakistan]" per Votel "I can't describe the relationship as trustful at this point. There is a lot of history that has to be overcome"
"Success in Afghanistan and South Asia will require a strong relationship and the cooperation of Pakistan" per @CENTCOM's General Votel
New China base in Djibouti, new Gwadar port in Pakistan "bolsters China's force projection into the region" says @CENTCOM's Votel
Afghan President @ashrafghani says he has a message of peace for Taliban and Pakistan
Pakistan's ruling party picks ousted PM's brother as president
"Pakistan has taken active measures to strengthen financial supervision and crack down on terrorist financing and made important progress. China gives high recognition to this and hopes all concerned parties in intl' community can give an objective and fair assessment – Chinese MFA spokerson
No plan under consideration to expel Afghan refugees: Pakistan
Pakistan’s exports to Afghanistan through the Torkham border were suspended on Monday when local agents refused complying with the computerised custom clearance procedure
US security official Lisa Curtis in meetings in Islamabad: "seeks to move toward a new relationship wid Pakistan, based on a shared commitment to defeat all terrorist groups that threaten regional stability andsecurity as well as on a shared vision of a peaceful future for Afghanistan"
Two groups clash at Mian Channu local court, 10 injured
U.S. trying to 'embarrass' Pakistan with terror financing list: Pakistani finance minister Miftah Ismail
Iranian Air Force Chief arrives in Pakistan
Afghan ambassador to Pakistan Omar Zakhilwal says he has sent resignation to President Ghani as he has completed 2 year term that he had agreed upon. He says he has requested the president to appoint his replacement and that he has not sought any other official position
A 12-member Afghan delegation has arrived in Islamabad to take part in a track-II dialogue on irritants between the neighbors
Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has contacted Interpol to issue a warrant of arrest for former ambassador to the United States, Hussain Haqqani, after he failed to appear in court in connection with the Memogate case
7 month ago
Blaze engulfs six floors of New Sindh Secretariat
Pakistan's interior minister says the Islamic nation will expedite steps to curb terror financing and money laundering
Pakistan need not kill or capture militants such as members of the Haqqani network that use its territory to launch attacks in Afghanistan but could push them across the border instead, a senior U.S. official said
7 month ago
A Sector Commander Level flag meeting was held between BSF India and Pakistan Rangers in Suchetgarh area of Jammu, general day to day border mgmt issues were discussed. BSF officials sought Pakistan Rangers' cooperation towards maintaining peace and tranquility on Int'l border.
7 month ago
Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi received by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani upon arrival at Maulana Jalaludin Balkhi Complex at Herat
Financial Action Task Force(FATF) has taken decision to put Pakistan on grey list for terror financing: Sources
7 month ago
Defence Attaches of US, UK, France, China, Turkey and Indonesia visited Line of Control in Rawalakot Sector of AJ&K