Displaced FATA residents are overjoyed to go home and resume their lives after security improved.
Security operations have severely weakened militant groups' ability to recruit new members and carry out massive attacks, the Pakistan Biannual Security Report indicates.
Military Operation Zarb-e-Azb and intelligence based operations have destroyed militants' networks and their ability to attack supplies headed for Afghanistan, experts say.
An alleged ISIL member who is accused of killing at least 32 people was arrested in Qazi Kelay, police say.
Stronger border security will curb illegal border-crossing and militancy, and improve bilateral relations, analysts say.