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Fencing work along Pak-Afghan border in progress: ISPR

Pakistan Army will complete the construction of 106-kilometer metal fence and 40 fortresses along Pak-Afghan border in South Waziristan Agency by next year. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the work is in progress to put in place the metal fence along Pak-Afghan border in North and South Waziristan to stem the infiltration by terrorists…

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APS massacre mastermind Omar Khalid Khorasani killed in Afghanistan

PAKTIA: Omar Khalid Khorasani, the mastermind of the APS Peshawar massacre, has been reportedly killed in Afghanistan. According to several media reports, Omar Khalid Khorasani was severely injured in a drone strike in Afghanistan a day earlier. The hospital in Paktia where Khorasani was admitted for medical treatment confirmed news of his death. The notorious…

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Watch: Pakistan Army to promote tourism, adventure sports in Khunjerab-Gwadar rally

RAWALPINDI: “Pakistan Motor Rally” is being organized from 21st to 31st October 2017 to commemorate the 70th year of independence under the auspices of Pakistan Army. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the rally is planned with more than 300 jeeps, 500 Bikers and 150 Vintage Cars drawn from 23 Motor clubs across the…

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To command Islamic Military Alliance is an honour: Raheel Sharif

Former Chief of Army Staff General (r) Raheel Sharif said on Tuesday that it was an honour for him to be the commander of the Islamic Military Alliance.  Addressing the Middle East Military Alliance and Coordination Conference, General (r) Raheel Sharif said that Muslim countries were facing quite a lot of challenges, among the biggest…

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Afghans are our brave brothers fighting against terrorism: COAS

RAWALPINDI: General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Paktia, Afghanistan and expressed grief on loss of innocent precious lives and injuries. “Afghans are our brave brothers fighting against terrorism with great resolve. Through coordination and cooperation both countries shall defeat the common enemy for enduring peace and…

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Told USA clearly; you provide intelligence, our army will conduct operations: FM

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said on Monday that he had conveyed to the United States that they can provide the intelligence but only Pakistan Army will conduct operations against militants. In his interview with Nadeem Malik Live, Khawaja Asif said that Pakistan Army had the capability to conduct successful operations across the country on…

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I respect every soldier of the country: Ahsan Iqbal

NEW YORK: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said that he respects every soldier of the country, Samaa reported. Speaking to media in New York, Ahsan Iqbal stated that he did not mean to hurt anyone’s sentiments with his remaks and respected every soldier who is fighting for the country. He added that it will be better…

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Unprovoked Indian shelling across LoC injures two civilians

Indian Army resorted to unprovoked intense fire in Satwal and Nikial Sectors on Saturday injuring Pakistani civilians.  Besides targeting civilian population in Tetrinote, Manwa, Satwal and Balakot villages injuring a six year old girl, Aiqa Ramzan, and 45 years old Sikandar Hussain resident of village Lanjot, Indian Army also targeted Rawalkot Poonch Crossing Point (RPCP)…

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DG ISPR to hold important presser today

RAWALPINDI: DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor will conduct an important press conference on Saturday.  According to details, the press conference will be held at 5 pm. General Asif Ghafoor’s comments regarding Pakistan’s economic indicators not being positive were termed as ‘irresponsible’ by Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal.

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Every Pakistani has the right to speak on the economy: Khursheed

SUKKUR: Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly said that every citizen has the right to speak on the economic situation of the country. While speaking to media on Saturday, the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader – commenting on Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal’s statements regarding the military – said that the army chief’s line of…

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US-Canadian couple rescued by Pakistan Army reaches Canada

ISLAMABAD: The US-Canadian couple rescued by Pakistan Army has reached Canada with their three children, Samaa reported. Canadian husband Joshua Boyle and his American wife Caitlan Coleman were rescued by the military from Kurram Agency on Friday. Boyle thanked the Almighty upon his return to the return. Speaking on the occasion, the Canadian stated that…

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Ahsan Iqbal takes U-turn on army chief’s statement

ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Friday retracted his earlier statement by saying that he was not referring to the army chief’s statement on the economic situation of the country. Speaking to SAMAA TV, Ahsan Iqbal said that every institution should issue statements within its domain. Iqbal was speaking in response to DG ISPR’s…

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Starting to develop a much better relationship with Pakistan: Trump

President of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump, tweeted on Sunday that he had started to develop a much better relationship with Pakistan and its leaders. Tweets from the American president praising Pakistan are quite rare especially since during the last few months he’s taken a hawkish stance against the country over terrorism….

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Pakistan army describes freeing US-Canadian couple from Taliban

The Pakistani military said the captors of a US-Canadian family held by the Taliban fled on foot after troops shot at their vehicle’s tyres, as it offered a fuller account Friday of the operation to rescue the hostages. American Caitlan Coleman and her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle, who were kidnapped while backpacking in Afghanistan in…

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Video: Parents of rescued Canadian citizen thank Pakistan Army

ISLAMABAD: A kidnapped US-Canadian couple and their three children born in captivity have been freed in Pakistan, nearly five years after the couple was abducted in neighboring Afghanistan. American Caitlan Coleman and her Canadian husband, Joshua Boyle, were kidnapped while backpacking in Afghanistan in 2012 by the Taliban-allied Haqqani network. Boyle’s father, in the video…

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Trump praises release of U.S.-Canadian family, says ‘positive’ for U.S.-Pakistan relations

President Donald Trump announced Thursday that US and Pakistani officials had secured the release of a American woman, her Canadian husband and their three children from Taliban captivity. The US leader identified the kidnapped couple as Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle, and said their release was a “positive moment” for US relations with Pakistan. “Ms…

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Pakistan Army successfully rescues five foreign hostages

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army recovered five Western hostages including one Canadian, his US national wife and their three children from terrorist’s custody through an intelligence-based operation by Pakistani troops. According to a statement by the ISPR, the hostages were captured by terrorists from Afghanistan during 2012 and kept as hostages there. US intelligence agencies had been…

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Religion a matter between individual and Almighty Allah: DG ISPR

KARACHI: Director General of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor said has said that no one has to prove that they are Muslims. In his address at Karachi University, the ISPR chief said that no one has to prove that they are Muslim as it is the issue between and individual and…

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When Karachi bleeds, Pakistan bleeds: Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa

KARACHI: Chief Of Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Wednesday that Karachi was extremely vital for Pakistan for economic reasons and said that when the largest city of the country bled, the nation bled with it.  The full text of the army chief’s speech on Seminar On Interplay Of Economy and Security is…

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If enemy ever resorts to misadventure, it will pay ‘unbearable cost’: COAS

COASRAWALPINDI: Chief Of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa warned enemies on Monday that if they ever indulge in any misadventure of sort, they would have to pay an ‘unbearable cost’. General Qamar Javed Bajwa was speaking at the passing out Graduation Ceremony being held at PAF Academy. “Pakistan is a peace-loving country and wants…

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FC Balochistan thwart major terrorist activity

RAWALPINDI: FC Balochistan conducted IBOs in Grandani, Kohlu and Ghazi Nullah and Uch Naseerabad areas on Saturday. 1300 kilogramgs of explosives were recovered which was being planned to be used for terrorist activities in the province. Other than explosive weapons and ammunition including sub-machine guns, rockets and along with hand grenades, maps of important areas…

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