Pakistan Military

  • Pakistan Military presents options to PM Nawaz Sharif to deal with Taliban 11-06-2014 04:54 PM

    Islamabad: The military and national security aides to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif have submitted a "range of options" to crush terrorism with an iron hand in the aftermath of the brazen assault on Karachi airport by the Taliban apparently using Uzbek fighters. Sharif presided a high-level meeting on Tuesday...
  • Pakistan teen activist Malala returns to school in UK 20-03-2013 09:00 AM

    Pakistan's women's rights icon Malala Yousufzai returns to school in Birmingham months after being shot by the Taliban. ...
  • US senators seek action against attackers of Malala 20-10-2012 08:20 AM

    Washington: A group of 14 top women senators has written to Pakistan's Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf to ensure that the perpetrators of the attack on teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai are brought to justice. "We believe an attack against Malala represents an attack against all women across the world...
  • Malala attack: 3 brothers of Taliban commander arrested 14-10-2012 04:46 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistani security agencies have arrested three brothers of a senior Taliban commander from Swat during a raid for alleged links to the near-fatal attack on teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai, who is still on ventilator in hospital and making "slow and steady" progress. The suspects, who were arrested on...
  • 'Malala's condition satisfactory, vital organs intact' 14-10-2012 03:57 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistan's teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban, was still on ventilator at a top army hospital, though her condition was satisfactory and her vital organs were "intact and working properly", the military said on Saturday. The condition of 14-year-old Malala, who...
  • US House votes to cut Pak military aid by $650 mn 20-07-2012 11:29 AM

    Washington: In a latest jab at Pakistan by the US, the House of Representatives has unanimously voted to cut American military aid to Islamabad by $650 million as Republicans sought to tamp down demands for deeper reductions. The amendment to cut the aid, which was proposed by Republican Congressman Ted...
  • 'Pak military playing double game on Afghanistan' 02-07-2012 11:55 AM

    New York: Slamming Pakistan for refusing to cut ties with the Haqqani network of militants, a leading US daily has said the military of the 'crippled and chaotic' state continues to play a "double game" of accepting aid from America while enabling the Afghan Taliban. The New York Times said...
  • Pak test-fires 700 km range Hatf VII nuke missile 05-06-2012 11:33 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday successfully test-fired the nuclear-capable Hatf-VII cruise missile with a range of 700 km, the latest in a series of tests of missiles that can hit targets deep within India. The military said the test, conducted at an undisclosed location, was successful. This was the fifth missile...
  • 'Pak military supporting terror groups like LeT' 04-07-2011 02:34 PM

    New York: Notwithstanding its repeated refutal of links with terror groups, the Pakistan military continues to support a broad range of militants as part of its three-decade strategy of using proxies against its neighbours and US forces in Afghanistan, a former top militant commander has claimed. Terror groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba,...
  • 'Pak insiders helped plan navy base attack' 23-05-2011 02:45 PM

    Karachi: Terming the Taliban attack on the Mehran naval air base as a "big security lapse", Pakistani defense and political analysts on Monday said that "insiders" were facilitating the militants in their deadly agenda and asked the government and military to wake up to this. The daring attack by the...
  • Pak navy base attack: gun battle still on 23-05-2011 07:26 AM

    Karachi: A fierce gun battle was on at a military base PNS Mehran in Karachi after terrorists attacked the base on Sunday night. A 'Geo News' report said that fake ID Cards with monogram of security forces were recovered from the four arrested terrorists while four terrorists killed themselves in...
  • Bin Laden eyed small cities as targets: US 12-05-2011 02:00 PM

    Washington: Though hunted and in hiding, Osama bin Laden remained the driving force behind every recent al Qaeda terror plot, US officials say, citing his private journal and other documents recovered in last week's raid. Until Navy SEALs killed him a week ago, bin Laden dispensed chilling advice to the...
  • Pak army denies reports of Pasha's resignation 08-05-2011 10:48 PM

    Islamabad: The Pakistani military has denied reports that Inter-Services Intelligence chief Lt Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha is quitting over the debacle of Osama bin Laden being killed by US forces in the garrison city of Abbottabad and that he travelled to Washington to explain Islamabad's position. Seeking to scotch reports...
  • Taliban vows to avenge Osama's death 03-05-2011 11:54 AM

    Islamabad: The Pakistani Taliban on Tuesday warned that they would target Pakistan and the US to avenge the killing of al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden by US special forces in a raid near the garrison city of Abbottabad. In an audio message issued to the Pakistani media from an undisclosed...
  • Osama was 800 yards from Pak Military Academy 02-05-2011 03:44 PM

    Islamabad: Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was hiding in a massive compound, worth a million US dollars, located just 800 yards from the Pakistan Military Academy near Abbottabad city, in the country's northwest when he was killed in a pre-dawn raid by US special forces on Monday. Local residents...
  • Pak Army seeking to topple govt: reports 21-08-2010 10:35 AM

    Islamabad: The floods in Pakistan may have increased the chances of the army taking over from what is seen as an inept civilian government, claim Pakistani media. Reports coming out of Pakistan hint that the army and its allies are pushing for the formation of a national government without the...
  • US aid bill humiliating: Pakistan army 07-10-2009 06:57 PM

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  • Book exposes Pak army's 'expenses' 02-06-2007 04:49 PM

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