Security

Commandos to deploy at all police stations in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

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.


Pakistan observes peaceful Ashura amid tight security

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.


Pakistani pilgrims are being recruited into Iran's mercenary groups

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.


Pakistani provinces co-ordinate to track down most wanted terrorists

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.


KP police build 31 security posts on boundary with FATA

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.


Pakistan fights nationwide plague of celebratory gunfire

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.


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

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 forces take aim against Ansarul Shariah Pakistan

Security forces take aim against Ansarul Shariah Pakistan

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


Elite Afghan forces begin to worry Taliban, ISIS

Elite Afghan forces begin to worry Taliban, ISIS

The small but deadly special forces have proven themselves in battle, and their numbers are growing.


Pakistanis welcome return of international cricket to homeland

Pakistanis welcome return of international cricket to homeland

The country's fast-improving security situation made it possible, say observers.


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