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"Pak army maintains bilateral security cooperation with many other GCC and regional countries." Earlier in December, Pakistani and Saudi special forces took part in a joint counter-terrorism exercise 'Al-Shehab-2' in Prince Naif Security City, Riyadh. A Pakistani contingent comprising 68 officers and ...
"The UK government judges that the Russian government, specifically the Russian military, was responsible for the destructive NotPetya cyber-attack of ... of Strategic Studies, said Russia was engaged in "capabilities beyond conventional military force that are easier to develop and deploy unaccountably.

Pakistani officials maintain the nation's short-range battlefield NASR (Hatf-IX) nuclear-capable missile would deter bigger neighbor India from ... India and Pakistan have fought three wars and the two nuclear-armed nations remain locked in routine military skirmishes along their de facto border in the ...
New Delhi: The Indian army has killed around 20 Pakistani soldiers and injured several others since January 1 this year by cranking up its policy to ... after Indian Para-Special Forces conducted the "surgical strikes" against terror launch pads in four different locations in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir to ...
WASHINGTON: The Trump Administration has asked Congress to approve $336 million of civil and military aid to Pakistan for the next fiscal year, arguing ... organisations" and will encourage it to "continue efforts to build the counterterrorism and counterinsurgency capabilities of its security forces", it adds.
He was referring to Indian prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of terrorism. Pakistan's armed forces are fully prepared to defend the country and "any Indian aggression, strategic miscalculation, or misadventure regardless of its scale, ...

"Pakistan has eliminated all terrorist sanctuaries from its soil," Bajwa's spokesman quoted him as telling the conference. But the army chief said Pakistani forces are tracing and targeting "residual signatures of terrorists who take advantage of the presence of 2.7 million Afghan refugees and the absence of ...
Afghanistan hosted military chiefs from several neighboring countries on Tuesday, including Pakistan's army chief, for a conference focusing on how to deal with ... Tom Gresback, spokesman for NATO-led forces, said in a statement the event "afforded leaders the opportunity to meet in person and identify ...
The Indian army attacked Pakistan from three sides to take the revenge of humiliation faced at Rann of Kutch on September 6, 1965 - but the humiliation was amplified as the Pakistan Army, Air force and navy absolutely destroyed Indian military in all fields and inflicted heavy losses to the enemy.
Coll states in Afghanistan, Pakistan has never ceased to support the very enemy that the United States and allied forces have been struggling to defeat. ... is Washington's dysfunctional relationship with the government of Pakistan, or more specifically with the Pakistani Army, which effectively calls the shots ...
Pakistani human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir died from a heart attack on Sunday. She was 66 years old. Jahangir was one of the most vocal critics of the Pakistani military regime. ... She held multiple positions as a U.N. Special Rapporteur and the chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan.
It was one of the deadliest attacks on the army in recent years, and Indian officials quickly blamed a Pakistan-based militant group. ... The militants were cornered and later killed in a residential complex of the camp when the army deployed Special Forces that engaged in a bloody firefight that lasted more ...
The official spokesperson of Pakistan's armed forces, Major General Asif Ghafoor, in a written interview answered the questions of Sputnik's contributor Andrew Korybko about the ... The Pakistani Army, in line with the government policy, would like to have an enduring trust-based relationship with the US.
Islamabad, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) -- The Pakistani security forces nabbed 20 terrorists during various operations conducted in southwestern Balochistan province on Sunday, the military said. A statement from the army's media wing Inter-Services Public Relations said that paramilitary frontier corps carried out ...
New Delhi police have arrested an Air Force officer who allegedly gave classified information to Pakistani spies in exchange for explicit photos on social media. Group Captain Arun Marwaha, 51, was seduced by agents from Pakistan's elite intelligence agency who were posing as young women online.
"In other words I want the U.S. to impose sanctions on the Pakistan military and the intelligence, not on the Pakistani people," Karzai said. Trump has ... up to $2 billion in military aid to Islamabad after accusing it of failing to crack down on militants who launch cross-border attacks on U.S. and Afghan forces.
The former Navy Seal who says he killed terrorist leader Osama bin Laden called President Donald Trump's idea for a military parade in Washington "third world bulls---. ... O'Neill, 41, was a member of the elite U.S. special forces team that was sent to bin Laden's compound in Pakistan in 2011.

Islamabad: The Centre for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS) organised a seminar "The US Policy for South Asia and Pakistan's Response" on 8th February 2018 at a local hotel, says a press release. The CGSS event brought together government representatives, armed forces officers, diplomats, experts ...
WASHINGTON: The number of sexual assaults reported at the US military Academy roughly doubled during the last school year, according to data reviewed by The Associated Press, in the latest example of the armed forces' persistent struggle to root out such misconduct. It's the fourth year in a row that ...
Pakistan has countered that it has paid a heavy price for military offensives that its commanders say have now cleared all safe havens from Pakistani ... forces, "the U.S. has lost any empathy or sympathy for the Pakistani concern that taking on the Taliban on this side will create problems for Pakistan," he ...
Pakistan claims that its security forces arrested Jadhav from its Balochistan province on March 3, 2016, after he reportedly entered from Iran. ... Islamabad: Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on spying charges, is now facing trial in multiple cases ...
Afghan Defense Ministry said it has ordered the Border Force to respond to Pakistani military aggression in the same way. "We have ordered all the border forces to respond if anyone fires on them," Defense Ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri said. Pakistan military started shelling eastern parts of ...
For years, Pakistani militants have used the lawless area to initiate assaults against Pakistan's government and against United States-led forces in Afghanistan. Since 2001, the Pakistani military has launched 10 operations against militant strongholds in the region, most recently in 2013 in North Waziristan.
Islamabad, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- The Pakistani security forces arrested 11 militants during multiple operations conducted in southwestern Balochistan province on Tuesday, the military said. An army statement said that paramilitary frontier corps carried out intelligence-based operations in Surkhab, Kanak ...
Srinagar: India has lodged a strong protest with the Pakistani foreign office a day after four soldiers, including a Captain, were killed in shelling by Pakistani troops in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. Home Minister Rajnath Singh also condemned the firing by Pakistan. "Have full faith in the valour of our ...
Is the situation indicative of a full-blown military conflict between India and Pakistan? Sputnik spoke to Maj Gen Dhruv C Katoch (retired), Director of the India Foundation think tank. Sputnik: Indian forces have been outmaneuvered by the Pakistani Rangers this time despite India's firepower superiority. Why ...
It would, instead, utilise military force for grandstanding and an occasional flexing of muscles for domestic consumption. Pakistan and China, which are accomplishing their political objectives by the proxy war and regular border transgressions respectively, have little reasons to up the ante. Two, since India ...
Karachi: Member of National Assembly (MNA) and disgruntled Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) member Ayesha Gulalai on Friday criticised the police forces of Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and said the police has failed to protect the citizens. Referring to the political leaders of PPP and PTI, she said ...
Its stance was richly rewarded by the United States, which provided Pakistan with hundreds of millions of dollars in military and economic assistance. The greatest beneficiaries of this aid were the Pakistani armed forces, which progressively became the country's dominant institution. In the words of one ...
"We reserve the right to use military force to prevent or deter the use of chemical weapons," one official said while declining to specify how serious a chemical attack would have to be to draw a fresh US military response. A second official said, however, that the Trump Administration hopes that stepped-up ...
He then suggested the possibility, however, that internal forces might take action, although he offered no evidence the United States had intelligence backing the notion that the military might turn against Maduro. "In the history of Venezuela and in fact the history in other Latin American and South American ...
... a significant hike when the armed forces are facing growing challenge on the borders with both Pakistan and China. In his budget address, finance minister Arun Jaitley said the government will develop two defence industrial production corridors and bring out an industry-friendly military production policy ...
"In the past when the U.S. has suspended military aid to Pakistan, such as following the 1965 India-Pakistan war and again in the 1990s because of the Pakistani nuclear program, Pakistan saw relations with other major powers, especially China, as a means of procuring arms and military equipment," ...
The United States needed two things from Pakistan: first, that it would permit supplies bound for coalition forces in landlocked Afghanistan to transit its territory; and ... While the generals commanding the Pakistani Army and directing the Inter-Services Intelligence made a show of cooperating, they were ...
How will the Pakistani military cope with the aid suspension? The reflexive response in Pakistan is that the country will weather it with ease. Washington has cut aid to Pakistan in previous years, including after it became a nuclear state in 1999 and more recently after its forces discovered Osama bin Laden ...
On display during a People's Liberation army Air Force parade are Shenyang J-16s, foreground, and J-11Bs, background. (China's Ministry of ... WASHINGTON -- the Pentagon is in the opening stages of "redesigning the force" around the challenges of Russia and China, the department's No. 2 uniformed ...
In a departure from the norm, Indian army chief Bipin Rawat admitted on 12 January that Indian troops were violating the ceasefire to punish Pakistani posts for supporting infiltration by militants. "Earlier, we ... Instead, the pain has to be felt by the Pakistan armed forces for supporting infiltration. So we have ...
Afghan diplomat Majeed Qarar took to twitter to allege that the equipment used by the attackers were supplied by the Pakistan Army to the terrorist ... According to Tolo News, the number of attackers is still unknown, while the Afghan Security Forces have cordoned off the area as the attack is ongoing.
Islamabad, Pakistan -- A leader of the militant Haqqani network and two of his aides were killed Wednesday in an American drone strike in ... Pakistani military and civil officials insisted that Wednesday's attack struck an Afghan refugee camp, which they said validated their stance that Afghan refugees be ...
In September last year, the COAS had inaugurated the army Museum Lahore. The museum depicts the history and heritage of Pakistan through various sections titled Rebirth of a Nation, Quaid and armed forces, Shuhada Corner, Nishan-e-Haider Gallery, Life at Highest Battlefield Siachin, Kashmir ...
He paid off local Afghan forces and escaped into Pakistan, a longtime friendly area for Islamist militants. ... A Pakistani Taliban arose from the Islamist militant stew in western Pakistan, created by the U.S. military presence in Afghanistan, and has been challenging the Pakistani government -- therefore ...
Intense shelling and firing by Pakistan forces since January 17 have killed two personnel of the Border Security Force men, four army soldiers and seven civilians in Jammu and Kashmir. Firing from across the border has forced thousands of people to flee their homes and take shelter in rehabilitation camps ...
Islamabad: Pakistan said at the United Nations that it is delusionary to think that simply executing a strategy of force and coercion in Afghanistan will work when the past 17 years show otherwise. Speaking in the Security Council debate on Afghanistan, Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the UN, ...
Islamabad, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- The Pakistani security forces killed two terrorists in eastern Punjab Province on Sunday, the military said. An army statement said Pakistan paramilitary force Rangers carried out an intelligence-based operation in suburbs of Dera Ghazi Khan district of Punjab province.
At least four Pakistani Army soldiers were killed in a fresh round of border clashes with Indian forces on the disputed Kashmir border on Monday, Pakistan's army said.Three Indian soldiers were also killed and several others injured in an exchange of fire, Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR), the Pakistan's ...
In a statement, Pakistan's military accused Indian troops of initiating fire from across the border and targeting Pakistani villages along Kashmir, killing two ... It said the "unprecedented escalation in ceasefire violations" by India forces was continuing since 2017 when the Indian forces committed more than ...
Top US military officer General Joseph Dunford, has said he remains committed to the US-Pakistan relationship, which has been strained in recent ... Nicholson attend a ceremony of US Marine Forces in Helmand (Afghanistan) where he said they will continue their support to the Afghan forces until the end ...
In an equally unprecedented warning to the US military, Pakistan's Inter-Services Public Relations chief, Major General Asif Ghafoor, cautioned the US ... the hostile zone on Pakistani territory but no retaliatory action was taken by Pakistan Air Force though the army Chief did 'regret' that this had happened.
Quetta: Pakistan Army backed by gunship helicopters have been carrying out offensives in Zamuran region of district Kech in Balochistan for the third consecutive day. Several people have been abducted. At least eighty military vehicles and hundreds of ground troops backed by gunship helicopters and ...
Pakistan has long faced international criticism for not doing enough against armed groups fighting in neighbouring Afghanistan and against Indian security forces in the disputed region of Kashmir. In November, a Pakistani court ordered the release of Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, who ...


 

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