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44 militant commanders surrender to Balochistan govt

They are from the BRA and BLA

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April 3, 2019


Who puts bombs in toys, ask parents in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa?

Children in KP maimed and killed by explosives hidden in everyday objects

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October 20, 2018


Militant family uses child in suicide bomb attack on Indonesian police

A family of Islamist militants in Indonesia carried an eight-year-old into a suicide bomb attack against police in Surabaya on Monday, a day after another militant family killed 13 people in suicide attacks on three churches in the same city. The suicide bombers rode two motorbikes up to a checkpoint outside a police station and…

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May 14, 2018


Amber Rudd urges social media companies to block militant content

WASHINGTON: Britain’s top internal security official is pressing social media companies to devise automatic systems to spot and block violent militant messaging before it is posted on their networks, reported Reuters. Amber Rudd, home secretary in the conservative British government led by Prime Minister Theresa May, told an audience at New America, a Washington think…

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November 10, 2017


Targeted action on Jamaat-ul-Ahrar camps by security forces

RAWALPINDI: The security forces have destroyed the camps of banned terrorist group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar on Pak-Afghan border in Khyber and Mohmand agencies on Friday. According to sources, the deputy commander of Jamaat-ul-Ahrar Adil Bacha was also killed in the targeted action. As well as, the four camps and training compounds of the group were also destroyed. –…

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February 18, 2017


Militant killed, 5 hideouts destroyed in Dera Bugti

QUETTA: Frontier Corps shot dead an alleged militant and destroyed five hideouts recovering improvised explosive devices, a vehicle and a motorbike in Jabdar area of Dera Bugti district on Saturday. According to FC spokesman, acting on a tip off, FC personnel carried out a search operation in the area where an alleged militant opened fire…

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February 20, 2016


FC holds militant in Killa Saifullah

QUETTA: The Frontier Corps (FC) on Sunday arrested an alleged militant during search operation in Chinjan area of Killa Saifullah district on Sunday. According to FC spokesman, acting on a tip off, FC personnel carried out a search operation in the area and apprehended an alleged militant. Further investigation was underway, he said. – APP

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January 10, 2016


Karachi: Militant blows himself up during police raid

KARACHI: A suspected terrorist associated with banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) blew himself up during a police raid on his residence, injuring two law-enforcers in the encounter at Karachi, Samaa reported Sunday. According to Samaa correspondent, personnel of police and Rangers conducted an intelligence-driven raid on house of Farhan alias Pahelwan in Malir’s Rafah-e-Aam society. SSP…

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September 20, 2015


OIC condemns militant groups, IS

KUWAIT CITY: A conference of Muslim states on Thursday condemned main militant groups in Syria and Iraq and studied a plan for developing an effective strategy against “terrorism and extremism”. “We condemn the gruesome atrocities committed by all terrorist organisations including Daesh (Arabic for the Islamic State group), Al-Qaeda and Al-Nusra Front (its affiliate in…

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May 28, 2015


Investigators get academic record of well-educated militant

KARACHI: An investigation team on Thursday visited Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) to get record of one of four alleged militants arrested in connection with bus attack in Karachi that killed 45 members of Ismaili community earlier this month, Samaa reported. The arrest of the suspected attackers was disclosed by Chief Minister Sindh…

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May 21, 2015


Hayatabad militant attack condemned

PESHAWAR: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan, and others have vehemently condemned suicide blast in Peshawar that left 19 people dead, the latest in a string of blasts, Samaa reported Friday. Read: 19 martyred as militants storm Imambargah in Peshawar PM Nawaz Sharif expressed his grief and sorrow over the incident and…

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February 13, 2015


MQM demands nationwide crackdown on militant outfits

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) head Hyder Abbas Rizvi called upon military leadership to broaden the scope of its operation against militant groups. Addressing a press conference at Nine Zero on Friday, Rizvi denounced the killing of Nadeem Ahmed, a party worker, in a gun attack yesterday. “Five terrorists targeted Ahmed while he was sitting…

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January 9, 2015


Seven dead as Pakistan hits militant hideouts

PESHAWAR: Seven people including a policeman and paramilitary soldier were killed in two separate incidents when Pakistani security forces hit militant hideouts in the restive northwest Saturday morning, officials said. In the first incident, police and paramilitary soldiers raided suspected hideouts in Shabqadar, a town around 30 kilometres (18 miles) north of Peshawar. “A soldier…

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December 20, 2014


U.S. hands to Pakistan senior militant detained in Afghanistan

KABUL/DERA ISMAIL KHAN: The United States has handed to Pakistan three prisoners including a senior Taliban militant held in Afghanistan, as Washington rushes to empty its Afghan prison before losing the legal right to detain people there at the end of the year. U.S. forces captured Latif Mehsud, a top deputy in Pakistan's faction of…

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December 7, 2014


US-led airstrikes hit IS militant leaders in Iraq

BAGDAD: The fate of the Islamic State group's enigmatic leader remained unclear Sunday after the US-led coalition unleashed airstrikes near the Iraqi city of Mosul targeting top jihadist militants. Claims swirled that hardline IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed in the attacks late Friday, but US officials could not confirm if he had…

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November 9, 2014


Five soldiers martyred in two militant attacks

PESHAWAR: Five security forces personnel were martyred and four others injured in two separate militant attacks in Pakistan's restive northwest, officials said Saturday. The first attack took place in the Orakzai tribal district when militants attacked a security post. “Four security personnel were martyred and three sustained injuries in attack on their post at Sherin…

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November 1, 2014


No Afghan help in militant offensive: ISPR

RAWALPINDI:  The Pakistani army complained Wednesday that Afghanistan had failed to cooperate with its ongoing offensive against Taliban militants in the countries' border area. The chief military spokesman Major General Asim Bajwa said Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah was “operating freely” from across the border in the Afghan provinces of Kunar and Nuristan. Pakistan…

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October 29, 2014


Cross-border militant fire kills soldier in Bajaur

BAJAUR AGENCY: A paramilitary soldier was killed on Friday by cross-border fire from Afghanistan in the northwestern mountainous tribal region of Bajaur, military officials said. “A paramilitary soldier embraced martyrdom due to terrorists' fire from across the border (Afghanistan) near Ghakhai pass in Bajaur this afternoon,” the army said in a statement. It comes after…

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August 1, 2014


Egypt general, colonel killed in militant shootout

CAIRO: An Egyptian army brigadier general and a colonel were killed in a raid Wednesday on the hideout of jihadists suspected of involvement in a series of deadly attacks, the military and police said. Five jihadists with the Al-Qaeda-inspired Ansar Beit al-Maqdis group also died in what was an hours-long shootout north of Cairo, the…

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March 19, 2014


Fighter jets pound militant hideouts, killing 38

PESHAWAR: Fighter jets attacked suspected militant hideouts in tribal areas on the Afghan border on Sunday, killing at least 38 insurgents, officials said, in the third air strike in recent days. The raids came after peace negotiations with Taliban insurgents broke down last week and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif authorised the army on Feb. 20…

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February 23, 2014


Major Jehanzeb embraces martyrdom in militant attack: ISPR

Staff ReportPESHAWAR: A senior army officer was killed in a militant attack outside Peshawar on Tuesday, ISPR reported. According to the ISPR, Taliban militants ambushed a military vehicle near Peshawar today, in which Major Jehanzeb embraced martyred. Three attackers were also killed when troops opened retaliatory fire. In a separate incident, militants attacked a military…

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February 18, 2014