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CJCSC takes NATO into confidence about army's security measures along Pak-Afghan border ... Addressing the Chiefs of Staff session of NATO Military Committee on Wednesday, General Hayat said special security measures have been taken along Pak-Afghan border, including raising of additional FC ...
Parachinar: Two suspected militants were killed in the day's second drone strike, this time in Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan on Wednesday, Geo News reported citing sources. The latest drone attack took place in Shanqilay area of Afghanistan near the Pak-Afghan border. Earlier today, at ...

Parachinar: Two suspected militants were killed in the day's second drone strike, this time in Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan on Wednesday, Geo News reported citing sources. The latest drone attack took place in Shanqilay area of Afghanistan near the Pak-Afghan border. Earlier today, at ...
Islamabad - At least one man was severely injured in a drone strike allegedly carried out by a US spy plane in Kurram Agency's Badshah Kot area near the Pak-Afghan border. According to officials, the man severely injured in the strike was identified as Khalid, said to be an "Afghan extremist". The missile ...
Islamabad - At least one man was severely injured in a drone strike allegedly carried out by a US spy plane in Kurram Agency's Badshah Kot area near the Pak-Afghan border. According to officials, the man severely injured in the strike was identified as Khalid, said to be an "Afghan extremist". The missile ...
The employees of the Tajik Border Service and the country's State Committee for National Security prevented an attempt to smuggle drugs from Afghanistan, Sputnik Tajikistan agency reported with reference to the State Committee for National Security. Reportedly, skirmish occurred on the border on ...

Khyber Agency - Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan on Wednesday visited Pak-Afghan border in Landi Kotal and reviewed security measures. The defence minister was flanked by Inspector General Frontier Corps (IGFC) Major General Waseem Ashraf and Sector Commander Muhammad Arshad ...
Chief of army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has expressed satisfaction over the quality and timing of the newly-constructed border forts and fences along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, said the military's media wing. The army chief visited North Waziristan Agency (NWA) and laid floral wreath ...
Islamabad: Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif Tuesday said Pakistan had started work of fencing border with Afghanistan as it was imperative to regulate cross border movement. Pakistan had started work of fencing the border at its own resources and Afghanistan should also initiate work as it ...
Kunduz City (Pajhwok): After a two-week closure, Tajikistan has reopened its border crossing with Afghanistan info-icon in northern Kunduz province for traffic to Sher Khan Port, an official said on Tuesday. About two weeks back, Tajikistan police closed the main border crossing with Afghanistan, Sher ...
A US service member was killed and four US troops were wounded during a "combat engagement" in Afghanistan on New Year's Day, the Pentagon has said. The soldier died in Achin, Nangarhar province, along the Pakistan border - an area which has become a stronghold for the so-called Islamic State ...
The 12-year-old grandson of slain al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden has reportedly been killed in an air strike along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, according to reports on Monday. Osama bin Hamza bin Laden died sometime last year, according to a leaked letter sent by his father Hamza bin Laden to ...
The sealing of the Pak-Afghan border has ensured one thing: the presence of militants on the Pakistani side reportedly has decreased. This is an encouraging trend and hopefully will continue in the months. Security officials involved in the ongoing border fencing with Afghanistan claim that sealing the ...
For their part, Pakistani officials say anti-state militants after fleeing security operations, have taken refuge in Afghan border areas and plot terrorist attacks against the country from those sanctuaries. Steps toward mending ties. Relations have deteriorated between Afghanistan and Pakistan over terrorism ...
Peshawar: Braving cross-border firing and sniping, Pakistan's military is pressing ahead with its plan to completely fence the 150-kilometre-long portion of the Pak-Afghan border billed as one of the most porous and perilous border regions in the world, according to a security official. Thousands of ...
Islamabad: Work on fencing all sensitive areas along the Pak-Afghan border is going on in full swing as Pakistan has successfully fenced 150 ... fencing work continued with the same pace, it would take the army around six to seven years to completely fence the 2,400 kilometres border with Afghanistan.
Parachinar: At least two people were killed in a drone attack near Pakistan-Afghanistan border on Tuesday, Geo News reported citing sources. ... Last month, three people were reported dead in a drone strike targetting a Taliban commander near the Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency - one of the ...

militants ambushed a Pakistan Army convoy Tuesday in the remote North Waziristan region, killing at least two soldiers. A brief military statement said an officer of the rank of second lieutenant was among the dead. The fatalities occurred, it explained, when "terrorists fired on [an] army vehicle from ...
U.S. taxpayers, through the Pentagon, have bought $12.1 million of screening equipment for the Afghans to use at their border checkpoints. Most of that equipment -- $9.5 million of it -- sits idle, unused, representing waste and LAX security. This is the upshot of a new report from the Special Inspector General ...
Peshawar: Chief of the army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday paid tribute to a villager of Karak district whose three sons and two nephews laid down their lives in the line of duty. During a visit to Mohammad Ali Khan in Gharah Khel village, the army chief said that until the country had such ...
Ghulam Khan: Three Frontier Corps personnel were martyred in an IED explosion near Pakistan Afghanistan border, according to Inter Services Public ... On Friday, three FC troops were martyred in cross-border firing from terrorists on the Pak-Afghan border, said a statement from the Inter-Services ...
The Pakistan-Afghanistan border must be secured to keep terrorists from crossing "at free will," Pakistan's ambassador to the U.S. says. Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry told VOA Urdu in an interview that the Afghan government's change in priorities -- focusing on protecting urban areas -- has given the Taliban ...
Peshawar: Two top commanders of the Taliban were killed on Wednesday by Pakistani security forces during a raid in the country's restive northwest tribal region bordering Afghanistan, police said. Acting on a tip-off, the security forces and the police carried out the raid in Swat's Charbagh area in Khyber ...
On the other side of the tribal areas, along the border with Afghanistan, the Pakistani military says it has put up hundreds of miles of fencing and trenches, ... and fighters," said Malik Habibullah, a tribal elder from Dande Darpa Khel village in North Waziristan, about 10 miles from the Afghanistan border.
"We have a capacity issue too as 200,000 army men are securing Pakistan-Afghan border in the west while over 100,000 security personnel are securing the Line of Control (LoC)," he said and added that another 300,000 army personnel are on duty round the clock. When the US defence secretary talked ...
Tajikistan has a 1,344-kilometer border with Afghanistan, the world's largest producer of opium and heroin. Clashes on the border between Tajik border guards and Afghan drug smugglers are common as are kidnappings of Tajiks by Afghan smugglers who then swap them for arrested traffickers.
U.S. taxpayers, through the Pentagon, have bought $12.1 million of screening equipment for the Afghans to use at their border checkpoints. Most of that equipment -- $9.5 million of it -- sits idle, unused, representing waste and LAX security. This is the upshot of a new report from the Special Inspector General ...
Peshawar: Four persons have been killed in a drone attack in Kurram Agency near the Pak-Afghan border. A suspected US drone strike on Thursday targeted a hideout of the Haqqani militant network along Pakistan's mountainous border with Afghanistan, officials said. If confirmed, it would be the fourth ...
A roadside bomb killed five anti-Taliban fighters and wounded two others in the country's northwest on Thursday evening, hours after a suspected U.S. drone struck a militant compound near Pakistan's border with Afghanistan, killing three militants, Pakistani officials said. The evening incident took place in ...
WASHINGTON: A steep decline in US economic and military assistance to Pakistan, detailed in a Congressional report released on Tuesday, could also hurt Washington's desire to prevent cross-border attacks into Afghanistan, statistics show. The report by Congressional Research Service (CRS) shows ...
The strike took place pre-dawn on the Kurram Agency border with Afghanistan. However, Pakistani officials said that it was unclear whether the drone had struck in Pakistani territory. Local sources said there were reports of two deaths and said the area where the incident had taken place was Pesho Ghar.
Islamabad - Chief of army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday visited the Pak-Afghan border in Bajaur Agency and appreciated high morale of the troops and effective border security which resulted in controlling maximum cross-border attack attempts by terrorists. According to ISPR ...
The army chief was briefed on the security measures, including the construction of new posts and border-fencing, on the Pak-Afghan border and measures taken to stop militancy waged by terrorists from across the border. General Bajwa, in Peshawar, also met with scholars in the Federally Administered ...
... status of women minister said in an interview with The Canadian Press last week. In September 2016, the Globe and Mail reported that Monsef, hailed by the Liberals as Canada's first Afghan-born MP, was actually born in Mashhad, Iran, a city about 200 kilometres away from the border with Afghanistan.
... civilians across the Afghan border while responding to border raids by militants. ... like enhancing [troop] presence along the border [with Afghanistan], ... regarding security management of the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.
Kabul: Pakistani goods will be offloaded at border crossings before they are loaded on Afghan trucks, Afghanistan's Ministry of Transport and ...
The incident happened during a raid on a terrorist hideout in the restive Dera Ismail Khan district near the Afghanistan border. (File Photo).
"The Special terrorist Zones, safe havens and sanctuaries beyond Afghanistan's border must end," he added, without naming Pakistan while ...
Rawalpindi: Commander Peshawar Corps Lt General Nazir Ahmed Butt visited forward areas of Bajaur Agency on Pak-Afghan border, said ...
Islamabad - Chinese Special Envoy on Afghan Affairs Deng Xijun on Friday called on Chief of army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed ...
... Says Eight militants, Two soldiers Killed In Clash On Afghan border ... the border with Afghanistan, Pakistan's military said on November 13.
Authorities close Pak-Afghan border crossing after diplomat's murder ... "The Pakistan-Afghanistan border was closed for all types of traffic.".
Fifteen Daesh fighters were killed in three US drone attacks near the Pak-Afghan border in Afghanistan on Sunday, sources told Geo News.
Parachinar: After 13 days of the Pakistan-Afghan border closure at Kurram Agency, the tribal people have urged the K-P governor, security ...
Lahore: At least four US drone strikes hit the Pak-Afghan border last week, killing over two dozen people, including terrorists belonging to ...
Islamabad - The foreign ministry has proposed setting up of a new force for manning the porous Pak-Afghan border to check illegal crossing ...
... Zeenat Shahzadi recovered after two years from Pak-Afghan border ... recovered from the Pakistan-Afghanistan border by security forces.
Pakistan Builds Afghan border Fence in Effort to Reduce terrorist ... The two areas share a more than 300-kilometer border with Afghanistan.
drone strike near Pak-Afghan border kills 12 suspected terrorists ... Peshawar: A drone strike near the Pak-Afghan border killed at least 12 ...
Pakistan Army will complete the construction of 106-kilometer metal fence and 40 fortresses along Pak-Afghan border in South Waziristan ...


 

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