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In this file photo, Afghan border police personnel keep watch during an ongoing battle between Pakistani and Afghan border forces near the Durand line at Spin Boldak, in southern Kandahar province on May 5, 2017. (AFP). March 28: Dawn states that the Foreign Office (FO) on Wednesday rejected the ...
Speaking at the meeting Dr. Ahmadzai, explained the efforts undertaken by Afghanistan's government despite facing difficult security challenges, underlining the need for both countries to work together in this fight, especially around the Pak-Afghan border. He noted that polio vaccination campaigns have ...

Previous U.S. presidents tried and failed to persuade Pakistan to rein in the Taliban and the Haqqani militants on the Afghan border. ... on Afghan militants on its territory, either by arresting known militants or restricting the flow of fighters and weapons across its border with Afghanistan, U.S. officials said.
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly was informed Friday that forty eight additional border posts have been constructed on Pak-Afghan border to curb smuggling. Parliamentary Secretary for Interior Dr. Muhammad Afzal Khan Dhandla, while replying to a question, said that after the start of Operation ...
WASHINGTON: Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Corps Headquarters Peshawar and Khyber Agency on Saturday. According to ISPR, at the corps headquarters Peshawar, the Army Chief was given detailed briefing on security situation in FATA and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, progress on ...
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's Interior Ministry on Friday said 48 additional border posts have been constructed on the border with Afghanistan to curb ... Pakistan shares a 2,430-km long border with Afghanistan that is largely unmanned in many areas, providing opportunities for smuggling and terrorist infiltration.

PESHAWAR: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday visited Corps Headquarters Peshawar and Khyber Agency. According to ISPR, at the corps headquarters Peshawar, the COAS was given a detailed briefing on the security situation in FATA and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, ...
At least six Afghan border policemen were killed in a car explosion in Afghanistan's Helmand province on Wednesday, local officials confirmed. According to Helmand provincial governor Omar Zwak, the incident took place at about 8:30 am (local time) in Nad Ali district when the border police were ...
... near Pak-Afghan border. KABUL: A suspected US drone strike near the Pak-Afghan border killed at least six terrorists on Monday. ... Coalition drone attacks have repeatedly targeted the regions along the Pak-Afghan border in an attempt to interdict the flow of militants and to neutralise high value targets.
ISLAMABAD: A suspected US drone strike near the Pak-Afghan border killed at least six alleged terrorists on Monday. Those killed, in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, reportedly belonged to global terror group Daesh. Sources added that posts were also destroyed in the suspected drone attack and the ...
Da'aish local commander's son among six killed in US drone strike near Pak-Afghan border. Commander Dawood Mehmood's son ... Six Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in a US drone strike near the Pak-Afghan border on Monday, Express News reported. According to reports, the strike took place in ...
Pakistan's new JF-17 “Thunder” combat aircraft has been deployed at the air force's Samungli Base near Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan, last month, the Associated Press of Pakistan reports. The Number 28 Multirole Squadron stationed at Samungli Base officially inducted the combat aircraft in ...
MIRANSHAH: The Pak-Afghan border was reopened on Friday for trade activities at Ghulam Khan, North Waziristan Agency (NWA) on trial basis. Ghulam Khan border was closed for every sort of economic activities as well as for tribesmen living on both sides of Pak-Afghan border on June 15, 2014, when ...
The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has fielded a squadron of new Pakistan Aeronautical Complex JF-17 “Thunder” combat aircraft, according to a recent report by the Associated Press of Pakistan. The multi-role fighter jets are stationed at Pakistan's Samungli Base near Quetta, the provincial capital of ...
In this latest episode of the Majlis podcast, we returned to northern provinces of Afghanistan that border Central Asia. Information about the presence of militants from the so-called Islamic State extremist group continues to be reported and it appears China is playing a greater role in the Afghan area near ...
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov joined Pakistani Premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and India's Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar for the ceremony at gas-rich Turkmenistan's border with Afghanistan. Dignitaries, including diplomats ...
March 07: The Nation states that terrorist Saiful Islam Khalafti arrested by the Anti-Terrorism Wing of Federal Investigation agency FIA has revealed that ISIS social media network is being strengthened in Pakistan. In the preliminary investigation terrorist, Saiful Islam Khalafti revealed that ISIS network is ...

ISLAMABAD, March 8 (Xinhua) -- Pakistani security officials have confirmed that a U.S. pilotless aircraft fired missile on a camp of Pakistani militants in Afghanistan's border region and killed 21 militants. Intelligence officials said on Thursday that a U.S. drone fired two missiles on the militants of ...
KARACHI: The social media network of Daesh was being operated from near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, sources in the Federal Investigation Agency quoted arrested terrorist Saif-ul-Islam Khilafati as saying. According to FIA sources, Khilafati has revealed that the network was being run by another ...
In this latest episode of the Majlis podcast, we returned to northern provinces of Afghanistan that border Central Asia. Information about the presence of militants from the so-called Islamic State extremist group continues to be reported and it appears China is playing a greater role in the Afghan area near ...
In this latest episode of the Majlis podcast, we returned to northern provinces of Afghanistan that border Central Asia. Information about the presence of militants from the so-called Islamic State extremist group continues to be reported and it appears China is playing a greater role in the Afghan area near ...
In an interview with Arab News, the ISPR DG said Pakistan has fought war against terrorists for 15 years on its side of the border with Afghanistan. Pointing to Afghanistan's failure to combat terrorism, he said the issue now resides inside Afghanistan owing to ungoverned swathes and unchecked threat ...
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov joined Pakistani Premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and India's Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar for the ceremony at gas-rich Turkmenistan's border with Afghanistan. Dignitaries, including diplomats ...
Pakistan has sought help from the United States President Donald Trump in building a wall along its border with Afghanistan, saying that the war is costing much more. "It won't cost them [the U.S.] much," media reports quoted Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif as saying, "The war is ...
China is now backtracking and denying that it wants to build a military base in Badakhshan, even though Afghan officials have come out and said that is simply not true, and that there are agreed-upon plans to build the base. In early January, it was reported that China had intentions to build a military base ...
ISLAMABAD: Army will soon starting building fences along the Pak-Afghan border area in Balochistan, officials said. A meeting was held between the officials of Frontier Corps (FC) and tribal elders in Chaman, Balochistan along the border, the FC officials said Wednesday. The meeting was organised by ...
Islamabad: Pakistan is pushing for the completion of a fence along its disputed border with Afghanistan — and it wants the US to help pay for it. Less than 10 per cent of the fence planned along the 2,343 kilometres of mountainous border with Afghanistan has been completed so far due to financial ...
... Affairs Khawaja Muhammad Asif Sunday said Pakistan and Afghanistan border management was very essential for controlling terrorism in two countries. Talking to a private news channel, the minister said circumstances were totally changed now and Pakistan could not open its border with Afghanistan ...
QUETTA: Elders of different tribes have pledged support to the government over fencing of the border with Afghanistan for better border management and security. A jirga was held in Chaman town at Pakistan-Afghan border on Saturday which was largely attended by the elders of different tribes and senior ...
PARACHINAR: Six members of a family, including three women, were killed and one was injured in a landmine explosion near the Afghan border in Kurram Agency on Tuesday. The family was going from Muqbal to Boshara village near Parachinar to participate in the funeral of a relative when their vehicle ...
A Pakistani official says a roadside bomb has killed six members of a family in a tribal region near the Afghan border. Rafiq Khattak, a tribal official, says the family was travelling on Tuesday from the village of Muqbil to the village of Boshera to attend a funeral service in the Kurram tribal region when the ...
Pakistan Today report by staff reporter from Peshawar states that a US UAV strike in which two missiles were fired on a house near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border left two Haqqani militants dead. According to local police chief, the strike took place in Dapa Mamuzai village near Kurram tribal region.
Relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan were already tense and boiled over in two divided villages when Afghan border troops clashed with the Frontier ... Apparently, border fortification and its utility is being misconstrued by Afghanistan. Border fencing is not only instrumental in curtailing cross-border ...
BRUSSELS, : Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir says the United States is blaming Pakistan for its own failures in Afghanistan over the past sixteen years. In an interview with Belgium's National TV and Radio in Brussels, he said Pakistan is fencing its 2600 kilometers long border with Afghanistan to get rid ...
The pre-dawn strike took place well inside Pakistan territory, more than 50 kilometres from the Afghan border in Mamuzai village of Kurram tribal district. ... It also ignited speculation that the US could resume drone strikes or launch operations along Pakistan's border with Afghanistan, where militant groups ...
The pre-dawn strike took place well inside Pakistan territory, more than 50 kilometres from the Afghan border in Mamuzai village of Kurram tribal district. ... It also ignited speculation that the US could resume drone strikes or launch operations along Pakistan's border with Afghanistan, where militant groups ...
A radio tower that was streaming messages from Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan into Pakistan territory was destroyed by Pakistani forces on Pakistan-Afghanistan border in North Waziristan. The radio station was set up near Dwa Toi, on the Durand Line, a security official said, adding that the tower was taken ...
"The Umar FM Radio Tower was destroyed along the Pak-Afghan border by security forces," sources told DawnNews. They added that the move would stop the transmission of "hostile, anti-state propaganda". The Pakistan Army has been taking measures to secure the country's border with Afghanistan in ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...


 

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