US Naval forces deployed in regional waters have assisted mariners, including fishermen from Iran, on more than 30 occasions since 2012, officials say.
Rafia Qaseem Baig received a master's degree in international relations and economics, yet still wanted to risk life in service to Pakistan.
Punjab province did not report a single major terrorist act in the third quarter of 2016, but Balochistan witnessed a spike in violence.
The military site is expected to bring back tourists and confidence to a valley that suffered from years of occupation by extremists.
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.
The government is implementing a sustainable rehabilitation strategy to complement a dignified return of displaced tribe members to FATA.
The 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' is using civilians as human shields among other tactics as its losses mount on the battlefield.
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.
More than 28,000 militants have been killed in Pakistan in the past 15 years, discouraging militancy and improving the security situation, analysts say.