Security

2017-10-12

Pakistan army frees North American family kidnapped by Afghan Taliban

Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle were kidnapped by the Taliban while backpacking in Afghanistan in 2012, and they appeared in a hostage video in December last year pleading for their release.

Security 2017-10-12

Pakistan army frees North American family kidnapped by Afghan Taliban

Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle were kidnapped by the Taliban while backpacking in Afghanistan in 2012, and they appeared in a hostage video in December last year pleading for their release.

2017-10-11

Authorities register 60,000 NCP vehicles in Malakand security drive

No duties or taxes are levied during the registration process, authorities confirm.

Security 2017-10-11

Authorities register 60,000 NCP vehicles in Malakand security drive

No duties or taxes are levied during the registration process, authorities confirm.

2017-10-06

Commandos to deploy at all police stations in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Currently commandos of the Elite Force are used only in extraordinary situations -- that is about to change.

Security 2017-10-06

Commandos to deploy at all police stations in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Currently commandos of the Elite Force are used only in extraordinary situations -- that is about to change.

2017-10-02

Pakistan observes peaceful Ashura amid tight security

Enhanced security measures and effective co-operation ensured a peaceful first 10 days of Muharram, despite terrorist threats, officials say.

Security 2017-10-02

Pakistan observes peaceful Ashura amid tight security

Enhanced security measures and effective co-operation ensured a peaceful first 10 days of Muharram, despite terrorist threats, officials say.

2017-09-26

Pakistani pilgrims are being recruited into Iran's mercenary groups

Many Pakistani Shia pilgrims are not coming back from Iran, an intelligence report says, raising concerns they have been recruited to fight in Syria for the Zainebiyoun Brigade.

Security 2017-09-26

Pakistani pilgrims are being recruited into Iran's mercenary groups

Many Pakistani Shia pilgrims are not coming back from Iran, an intelligence report says, raising concerns they have been recruited to fight in Syria for the Zainebiyoun Brigade.

2017-09-25

Pakistani provinces co-ordinate to track down most wanted terrorists

Punjab provincial officials recently shared a list of 109 wanted terrorists in order to expand the search in Pakistan's tribal areas.

Security 2017-09-25

Pakistani provinces co-ordinate to track down most wanted terrorists

Punjab provincial officials recently shared a list of 109 wanted terrorists in order to expand the search in Pakistan's tribal areas.

2017-09-18

KP police build 31 security posts on boundary with FATA

The step is meant to protect police and stop militants from reaching Peshawar and other cities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, authorities say.

Security 2017-09-18

KP police build 31 security posts on boundary with FATA

The step is meant to protect police and stop militants from reaching Peshawar and other cities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, authorities say.

2017-09-18

Pakistan fights nationwide plague of celebratory gunfire

The number of deaths caused by shooting into the air is likely hundreds' in the past few years, say authorities.

Security 2017-09-18

Pakistan fights nationwide plague of celebratory gunfire

The number of deaths caused by shooting into the air is likely hundreds' in the past few years, say authorities.

2017-09-14

Gains made under Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad 'tremendous'

The Pakistani army has carried out 9,000 intelligence-based operations throughout the country since launching the operation in February 2017.

Security 2017-09-14

Gains made under Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad 'tremendous'

The Pakistani army has carried out 9,000 intelligence-based operations throughout the country since launching the operation in February 2017.

2017-09-13

Security forces take aim against Ansarul Shariah Pakistan

Pakistani law enforcement agencies say they have shattered the network of the little-known militant group.

Security 2017-09-13

Security forces take aim against Ansarul Shariah Pakistan

Pakistani law enforcement agencies say they have shattered the network of the little-known militant group.

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