The 2-week special forces exercise in Riyadh will run November 25-December 10.
The strategy of securing the Pakistan-Afghanistan border and engaging religious scholars is paying off, analysts say.
KP Inspector General of Police Salahuddin Khan Mehsud visited those wounded in a deadly suicide bombing on November 24.
Effective implementation of the NAP and NACTA is contributing to improved security and fewer terrorist attacks, say officials.
The Russian Ministry of Defence attempted to pass off images from a video game as 'proof' the US military was aiding militants. Social media users debunked Moscow's claims.
'The counselling process helped me to understand the truth,' one former militant told Pakistan Forward. 'It has changed my life.'
The rally, which involved a 3,000km-long drive across Pakistan, was a clear message of hope and peace, participants and officials say.
The Sri Lankan team's return to Pakistan for the first time since March 2009 symbolises defiance of terrorism, observers say.
Every inch of the international border will be fenced and monitored to crack down on militancy, a Pakistani official said.
Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal and FC Commandant Liaqat Ali Khan laud the force for its sacrifices in the war on terror.