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Maligned as a bastion of extremism and a top terrorist safe haven, Pakistan's Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA), along the country's northwestern border with Afghanistan, have endured a significant transformation in the last few years. Between June 2014 and May 2016, the Pakistani army ...
The G3, manufactured by Heckler and Koch and produced at the Pakistan Ordnance Factory (POF), is a modern combat rifle that has served the country for decades. According to the POF, the G3 combines “the accuracy of a sniper rifle with the firepower of a machine gun”. Another rifle the Pakistani army ...

The petition, a copy of which is available with Dawn, was filed on April 18 under Article 71 of the GB Empowerment and Self-Governance Order 2009, challenging the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority's (PTA) decision of issuing licences to cellular networks for launching 3G and 4G spectrum in the ...
JAMMU: Indian and Pakistani troops on Thursday traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. Defence sources said the Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing, using mortars, small arms and automatic weapons. Indian positions were targeted.
Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Jawed Bajwa is in Moscow to meet Russian military and defence officials. General Bajwa's visit follows a flurry of earlier visits to Moscow by Pakistani officials, at a time when Islamabad finds itself on back foot as the US has left no stone unturned to counter ...
Pakistani army on Thursday violated ceasefire by targeting forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir with mortar shells and gunfire. “Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 0830 hours ...

Initially, in response to PTM propaganda, Pakistan's armed forces remained silent but recently army chief gave a statement referring to the issue, but without ... However Pakistani institutions also realize that there are genuine grievances of local populations and it is important to engage their multitiered ...
King receives Pakistani army chief. For Print Media only... Amman, April 24 (Petra)-- His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday received Pakistan's Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Lt. Gen. Zubair Mahmud Hayat and an accompanying delegation to discuss prospects of military cooperation between the two countries.
The Pashtun community in Pakistan continues to protest and seek justice for the atrocities committed by security forces in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas. In its recent stopover in Lahore city, the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM), a Pakistani ethnic rights group, drew a big ...
Pakistan's ties with Russia have moved past the bitter Cold War hostilities in recent years and the chill in the relations between Pakistan and the US, especially after President Donald Trump warned Islamabad for providing safe havens to terrorists, has further pushed the country towards Russia and China.
The leadership of Sri Lankan expressed their gratitude and appreciation for Pakistan's unequivocal moral and material support during Sri Lanka's successful war on terror. They also appreciated successes of Pakistan Army in ongoing War on Terror. COAS highlighted that having cleared troubled areas ...
ISLAMABAD: Earlier this month, Quwa reported that the Pakistan Army Aviation (PAA) had begun receiving the Russian built-Mi-35M attack helicopters. The purchase of four attack helicopters, costing $153 million, may not seem enough but it symbolises Pakistan's desire to maintain a robust arsenal and ...
An officer of the Central Industrial Security Force has said that the Indian Army is training CISF soldiers to identify drones of Pakistani and Chinese origin in order to boost aviation security, Hindustan Times reported. In accordance with the plans, a six-day session was held in Gopalpur last month, and more ...
When Pakistan's largest and by far its most popular television network, Geo, was pushed off the airwaves in at least 80% of the country last month, many suspected the work of the military, though few would say it. “First we used to have missing persons, now we have missing TV channels,” said Babar Sattar, ...
Tens of thousands of Pashtuns are demanding an end to extrajudicial killings and abductions they blame on the Pakistani state - and a charismatic young man has become their spokesman. A compelling bearded tribesman in his early 30s, Manzoor Pashteen is the unlikely figurehead for protests that have ...
Pakistan's army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has suddenly become very eloquent. In recent weeks he has been using multiple platforms to enunciate his own ideas about the way forward for this nation and even at times advising the neighbours. In one of his recent speeches at the passing-out parade ...
The Indian and Pakistan armies traded heavy fire across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Saturday, defence officials said. Defence Ministry sources said Pakistan army resorted to unprovoked heavy firing on the LoC in Kerni sector of Poonch. “Our troops retaliated ...

NEW DELHI: The Army will continue with its strategy to 'pro-actively dominate' the Line of Control with Pakistan, which has seen a staggering 747 ceasefire violations (CFVs) already this year, while taking care to minimize “collateral damage” during counter-terror operations in the hinterland in Kashmir.
The peaceful resolution of India-Pakistan disputes, including the core issue of Kashmir, can be found through comprehensive and meaningful dialogue, Pakistan's Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said. Gen. Bajwa's remarks came during his speech at the passing-out parade of cadets at the ...
LONDON: Pakistan Army cadet Sheroz Shahid has secured the prestigious international medal at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) UK. “The award is given for high performance in education, training and physical fitness fields displayed during the training period,” said military's public affairs wing ...
“Our valiant armed forces are fully prepared to respond across the full spectrum of threat in a befitting manner,” the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) added. Highlighting Pakistan's political and moral support to the basic right of self-determination for the people of Jammu & Kashmir, Gen Bajwa said the peace ...
Pakistan Army cadet Sheroz Shahid has clinched overseas International Medal at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) UK. “The award is given for high performance in education, training and physical fitness fields displayed during the training period,” said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) ...
The Pakistan Army Aviation Corps (PAAC) has begun receiving the Mi-35M attack helicopters ordered from Russia in 2015, according to a report by the ... infrastructure, expanding the fleet beyond four aircraft would financially be a sound decision for the Pakistani military,” I explained in December 2016.
RAWALPINDI – An investiture ceremony was held at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi on Thursday to confer military awards on ghazis and martyrs of Pakistan army for their acts of gallantry during counter-terror operations. A statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that a ...
From Field Marshal Ayub Khan (President of Pakistan from 1958-1969) to General Pervez Musharraf (President of Pakistan from 2001-2008) and in between, the Pakistani Army has a history of working in tandem with the courts of Pakistan, aimed at legitimising the military's unconstitutional actions.
Late last month, Pakistan's army chief paid his introductory visit to Brunei as part of a wider regional trip. Though much of the focus was unsurprisingly on the army chief himself and the other legs of his visit, the Brunei trip was nonetheless significant in that it put the spotlight on a defense relationship that is ...
The incident occurred at 7 am when Pakistan army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing for two hours using small arms, automatics, and mortars in ... Media reports reaching here said Pakistani cabinet members would participate in the Joint Session of the session of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir ...
The chief of the army's media wing on Tuesday asserted that Pakistan has established peace on its side of the border with Afghanistan. ... He then went on to say, “First I'm a Pakistani citizen and then a soldier and like all other Pakistanis I wish that assemblies run their course and democracy is upheld.” ...
... Maldives and Pakistan have discussed the possibility of joint patrol of the vast exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the strategically-located Indian Ocean state during the visit of the Pakistan army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa. Bajwa is on a rare visit to the Maldives for a Pakistani chief of army staff – his last two ...
PESHAWAR: A rally was held in Peshawar on Tuesday to express solidarity with Pakistan army in the wake of mounting protests from Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM), a social movement aimed at recovery of missing persons. Waving national flags, hundreds of supporters of newly formed Pakistan ...
Assessing the Pakistani military and its premier intelligence agency, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), using the aforesaid criteria, it appears to be good and therefore worthy of analysis. There is a lot of disinformation concerning Pakistan's armed forces and ISI coming from domestic and foreign media ...
Three officers among five Army men were injured when Pakistani army resorted to mortar shelling violating ceasefire and targeting forward posts along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. “Pakistan army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing from 7 am today along the Line of Control ...
Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday approved death penalty for 10 terrorists, including those who shot dead Amjad Sabri, one of the country's finest Sufi Qawwals. In a statement, the military's media wing said the terrorists, tried by special military courts, were involved in killing of 62 ...
My return to Pakistan was actually a success of Pakistan's war against terrorism," she said this in an interview with APP. Malala praised the role of the government and Pakistan Army in restoring peace. “My dream of returning Pakistan was fulfilled due to the government of Pakistan and Pakistan Army's ...
HANGU: The Pakistan Zindabad Movement took out a rally in support of the Pakistan Army and other state institutions here on Sunday. Tribal elders Malik Rafiullah Orakzai, Noor Khan, Aminullah and Zota Khan led the rally. Citizens and civil society members took out the rally. The participants marched ...
Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday became the first foreign dignitary to visit the Maldives after the 45-day emergency was lifted last month. Bajwa paid a “courtesy call” on President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom today morning at the latter's office. Noting that Pakistan and the ...
Last week, Pakistan Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa set off on a three-nation tour, beginning with Brunei, and then visiting Malaysia. It was his last stop ... In early March, Gen Bajwa briefed about 30 top Pakistani journalists for a record four hours, a first since Gen Pervez Musharraf. ARY TV reported ...
A Pakistan Army soldier was martyred on Saturday during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) conducted on Balochistan Liberation Army's (BLA) hideouts in Kabu area of Mastung, Balochistan, according to a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). During the exchange of fire, one ...
RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army troops have joined firefighting efforts in Margalla Hills where a massive fire broke out two days ago. According to CDA officials, the fire engulfed 40 acres area destroying bushes and small trees in Kalinger and Sandoori villages. As many as four helicopters including those of ...
Responding to a question regarding a high-profile meeting between PM Abbasi and Chief Justice Saqib Nisar, the DG ISPR said the army has nothing to do with any NRO. Turning to defence he said “ Pakistan Army is fully capable to answer any kind of aggression by India. He added that the whole nation ...
Infantry battalions of the Pakistan army deployed on the LoC aid and abet the induction of the terrorists by providing intelligence about Indian deployments, information about the terrain, guides to escort terrorist groups across the LoC and covering fire during attempts at infiltration. The ISI's “psyops” ...
Mehnaz Naz, one of the first women to practice law in the Swat Valley after the the Pakistani army pushed out most of the Taliban nearly a decade ago, tells NPR that Malala is an inspiration for women and girls in Pakistan. "I personally like her," Naz says. "Because she is a girl like us and [she] raised a ...
“Nobody should underestimate our capability vis-s-vis India. Our response capability in case of any threat from India is absolutely ready,” he said. Ghafoor also accused India of killing of 30 Pakistani civilians in 2018 in firing along the Line of Control. “Pakistan has played a positive character for peace in the ...
Director-General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor yesterday said Pakistan's overall security situation is improving day by day and that the Army is prepared to meet any threats and challenges. The military spokesman was briefing the media in Rawalpindi on the role of ...
Islamabad: Pakistan Army said today that Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa was not against the 18th amendment but simply wants to ensure the ... met a group of journalists and explained his doctrine which was being seen as a template for bringing peace and security to Pakistan and the region.
Speaking to the media, Pakistan Army spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor said that Pakistan will not tolerate any misadventure on the border and that it will be ready to respond to India. ... Ghafoor also accused India of killing of 30 Pakistani civilians in 2018 in firing along the Line of Control. “Pakistan ...
The determination and valour of 02nd Bn CRPF jawans kept the Pakistan Army Brigade at bay for more than twelve hours. ... It appears that the medium machine gunners of the CRPF put up a spirited resistance and extracted a very heavy toll on the Pakistani brigade, which sapped their will to continue with ...
Pakistani army troops are moving to reinforce Pakistan's presence at the country's border with India in Kashmir and Jammu, Hindustan Times reported March 25, citing Indian army officials speaking under the condition of anonymity. As the number of ceasefire violations appears to increase compared to ...
These missions mirror the anti-terrorism operations executed by Pakistani armed forces and law enforcement agencies. One such operation referred here is Operation Peochar that was launched in 2009. The gameplay is soon to have more operations added to the current series of missions. The gameplay ...
Both times Pakistan rewarded India with bombs instead of butter. Now Nawaz has been ousted. His hand-picked nominee, Shahid Abbasi, is the PM of Pakistan. Abbasi has a difficult job, navigating the tantrums of both the Pakistani army and Nawaz. Of the Pakistani army he is not at all critical and voices ...


 

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