Terrorism

Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad sees early positive results

Hundreds of operations have already been launched since the beginning of the campaign on February 22 in response to wave of militant attacks.


Scholars denounce Afghan militants for defaming Islam

Over 11,000 civilians, including nearly 4,000 children, were killed by militants in 2016, in what Islamic scholars say is murder not 'jihad'.


Expectations high Rangers will stem uptick in militant attacks in Punjab

The provincial government requested the Rangers' help after a recent spate of terrorist attacks.


Police praised for foiling mass-casualty attack in Charsadda

Two would-be suicide bombers were killed before they could detonate their explosives inside a courthouse packed with people.


Iran-backed militias recruiting Pakistanis, Afghans to fight in Syria

The Fatemiyoun Brigade and Zainebiyoun Brigade, comprised of Afghan and Pakistani Shia mercenaries, are fighting for the Syrian government.


Taliban attacks show disconnect between rhetoric, actions

A long list of Taliban atrocities against civilians has increased the public's trust in security forces and boosted co-operation, officials say.


ISIL turns children into executioners in latest video

A new video that shows very young boys executing men who oppose the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' is blatant child abuse, experts say.


ISIL claims deadly bombing of Sufi shrine in Sindh

'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' says it's behind the latest and deadliest bombing this week in Pakistan, leaving citizens shaken by the recent uptick in violence.


Pakistanis mourn Lahore attack victims, seek answers

Lahore residents vented their fury at militants and at the government for failing to prevent the attack, despite warnings.


Democracy proves to bolster fight against terrorism, violence in Pakistan

Pakistan's democracy is getting stronger in the wake of terrorism, observers say.


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