Security

2016-12-22

Peshawar counter-terrorism unit praised for 'remarkable' successes

The Counter-Terrorism Department's new headquarters will help officers continue to crack down on militancy in the provincial capital, observers say.

Security 2016-12-22

Peshawar counter-terrorism unit praised for 'remarkable' successes

The Counter-Terrorism Department's new headquarters will help officers continue to crack down on militancy in the provincial capital, observers say.

2016-12-19

US Navy in Gulf boosts regional stability: experts

US Naval forces deployed in regional waters have assisted mariners, including fishermen from Iran, on more than 30 occasions since 2012, officials say.

Security 2016-12-19

US Navy in Gulf boosts regional stability: experts

US Naval forces deployed in regional waters have assisted mariners, including fishermen from Iran, on more than 30 occasions since 2012, officials say.

2016-12-13

Woman hailed for joining Khyber Pakhtunkhwa bomb squad

Rafia Qaseem Baig received a master's degree in international relations and economics, yet still wanted to risk life in service to Pakistan.

Security 2016-12-13

Woman hailed for joining Khyber Pakhtunkhwa bomb squad

Rafia Qaseem Baig received a master's degree in international relations and economics, yet still wanted to risk life in service to Pakistan.

2016-12-06

Punjab, Sindh show security improvements; other provinces slide: report

Punjab province did not report a single major terrorist act in the third quarter of 2016, but Balochistan witnessed a spike in violence.

Security 2016-12-06

Punjab, Sindh show security improvements; other provinces slide: report

Punjab province did not report a single major terrorist act in the third quarter of 2016, but Balochistan witnessed a spike in violence.

2016-11-29

New cantonment aims to be symbol for peace in Swat valley

The military site is expected to bring back tourists and confidence to a valley that suffered from years of occupation by extremists.

Security 2016-11-29

New cantonment aims to be symbol for peace in Swat valley

The military site is expected to bring back tourists and confidence to a valley that suffered from years of occupation by extremists.

2016-11-24

Loss of Dabiq cracks image of ISIL caliphate

The routing of the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' from the symbolic Syrian town will severely damage the group's image of a viable caliphate.

Security 2016-11-24

Loss of Dabiq cracks image of ISIL caliphate

The routing of the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' from the symbolic Syrian town will severely damage the group's image of a viable caliphate.

2016-11-21

Pakistan rehabilitates terrorism-battered tribal areas

The government is implementing a sustainable rehabilitation strategy to complement a dignified return of displaced tribe members to FATA.

Security 2016-11-21

Pakistan rehabilitates terrorism-battered tribal areas

The government is implementing a sustainable rehabilitation strategy to complement a dignified return of displaced tribe members to FATA.

2016-11-11

Iraqi forces prepared to face desperate ISIL tactics in Mosul

The 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' is using civilians as human shields among other tactics as its losses mount on the battlefield.

Security 2016-11-11

Iraqi forces prepared to face desperate ISIL tactics in Mosul

The 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' is using civilians as human shields among other tactics as its losses mount on the battlefield.

2016-11-10

Pakistan counts 15 years of counter-terrorism successes

More than 28,000 militants have been killed in Pakistan in the past 15 years, discouraging militancy and improving the security situation, analysts say.

Security 2016-11-10

Pakistan counts 15 years of counter-terrorism successes

More than 28,000 militants have been killed in Pakistan in the past 15 years, discouraging militancy and improving the security situation, analysts say.

2016-11-10

ISIL propaganda veers away from claims of caliphate

The focus of the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' media machine has shifted significantly following the group's ongoing setbacks on the ground.

Security 2016-11-10

ISIL propaganda veers away from claims of caliphate

The focus of the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' media machine has shifted significantly following the group's ongoing setbacks on the ground.