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Pakistani officials eye fence as solution to Iran-based militants

Pakistani officials eye fence as solution to Iran-based militants

More fencing will control illegal border crossings and terrorism, officials say.


Pakistan streamlines laws to crack down on terrorism financing, money laundering

Pakistan streamlines laws to crack down on terrorism financing, money laundering

The move against money laundering is expected to increase jail terms and fines for the 'nation's enemies.'


Abandoned Iranian soldiers put into question Tehran's current mindset

Abandoned Iranian soldiers put into question Tehran's current mindset

Five months after 12 Iranian soldiers were kidnapped, Tehran has still yet to prove its accusations against Pakistan.


Basking in peace, Bajaur District rolls back checkpoints, military administration

Basking in peace, Bajaur District rolls back checkpoints, military administration

Security forces in Bajaur District are returning institutions to civilian control and reducing the number of security checkpoints.


Dying ISIS territory in Syria empties itself of last survivors

Dying ISIS territory in Syria empties itself of last survivors

Tens of thousands of civilians have been trucked out in recent weeks from the jihadists' ever-shrinking territory in Baghouz, near Syria's border with Iraq.


Crackdown on banned militant groups sees action against JuD, JeM

Crackdown on banned militant groups sees action against JuD, JeM

However, some Pakistani analysts are calling for more stringent measures against the banned groups.


Karachi authorities to bolster security amid spate of sectarian, political violence

Karachi authorities to bolster security amid spate of sectarian, political violence

While police operations in Karachi have succeeded in breaking up networks of various violent groups, security officials are concerned over a recent resurgence of attacks.


Authorities seize property and arrest militants amid intensifying crackdown

Authorities seize property and arrest militants amid intensifying crackdown

'We have to take action because Pakistan cannot afford to have terror outfits on its soil,' said Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry.


Killing of top ISIS leaders in Sindh seen as major blow to group

Killing of top ISIS leaders in Sindh seen as major blow to group

Two most wanted militants, Maulvi Abdullah Brohi and Abdul Hafeez Pindrani, were killed in a shootout in the Sibi region of Balochistan.


Sindh residents show solidarity at 2nd anniversary of Sufi shrine bombing

Sindh residents show solidarity at 2nd anniversary of Sufi shrine bombing

Pakistanis of diverse religious beliefs visited the Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine to remember a deadly suicide attack there in February 2017.


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