Over 11,000 civilians, including nearly 4,000 children, were killed by militants in 2016, in what Islamic scholars say is murder not 'jihad'.
The provincial government requested the Rangers' help after a recent spate of terrorist attacks.
Two would-be suicide bombers were killed before they could detonate their explosives inside a courthouse packed with people.
The Fatemiyoun Brigade and Zainebiyoun Brigade, comprised of Afghan and Pakistani Shia mercenaries, are fighting for the Syrian government.
A long list of Taliban atrocities against civilians has increased the public's trust in security forces and boosted co-operation, officials say.
A new video that shows very young boys executing men who oppose the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' is blatant child abuse, experts say.
'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' says it's behind the latest and deadliest bombing this week in Pakistan, leaving citizens shaken by the recent uptick in violence.
Lahore residents vented their fury at militants and at the government for failing to prevent the attack, despite warnings.
Pakistan's democracy is getting stronger in the wake of terrorism, observers say.
Authorities arrested Hafiz Saeed and four members of Jamaat-ud-Dawa for engaging in activities that violated Pakistan's obligations to the UN.