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IRAN WARNS WILL HIT MILITANT HAVENS IN PAKISTAN

Saudi, Tehran ‘war of words’ threaten mutual destruction TEHRAN, May 8, (Agencies): Iran’s defense minister on Monday lashed back at Saudi Arabia, slamming the kingdom’s deputy crown prince over belligerent comments last week that underscored the deep rivalries between the Sunni and Shiite powers. In a wide-ranging interview, Saudi Prince …

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Pakistan hangs 4 – Transparency in Sharif probe: army

ISLAMABAD, April 25, (Agencies): Pakistan on Tuesday hanged four militants involved in attacks on civilians, police and troops after they were convicted by the country’s controversial military courts, an army statement said. It said the four, who were hanged at a prison in the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, all …

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Chinese troops join Pakistan Day parade

ISLAMABAD, March 23, (Agencies): Chinese, Saudi and Turkish troops for the first time joined the Pakistan Day parade in the capital Islamabad on Thursday, in a sign of deepening ties. Before Pakistan showed off long-range rockets, tanks and other military hardware, armed Chinese troops marched past Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif …

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3 militants executed in Pakistan – ‘Removed blasphemous content’

ISLAMABAD, March 15, (Agencies): Three Islamic militants convicted by military courts were executed in a prison in central Pakistan on Wednesday, the Pakistani army announced. The militants were associated with the Pakistani Taleban and a second extremist group named Harkat-ul-Jihad e-Islami, the army said in a statement. They were convicted …

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Amir receives Pakistani Premier; HH the PM and his Pakistani counterpart hold official talks

KUWAIT CITY, March 7, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received the visiting Prime Minister of Pakistan Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and his accompanying delegation at Bayan Palace Tuesday. His Highness the Amir met Sharif in presence of His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber …

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15 killed in Pak border raid – ‘Muslims suffer terror’

NEW DELHI, March 6, (Agencies): Afghanistan’s national security adviser said Monday that associating terrorism with Islam was inappropriate given the suffering Muslims have endured at the hands of terrorists and the sacrifices they have made to defeat such violence. The South Asian region, including Afghanistan and Pakistan, had the “highest …

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‘Daesh Pakistan’ on victim’s suit; 5 policemen killed – Karachi turned into rubbish bin

MULTAN, Pakistan, March 5, (Agencies): Pakistani police have found body of a man in the central city of Multan with chained feet, tied hands, and wearing a Guantanamostyle orange jumpsuit. Police officer Gul Mohammad said Saturday that the body found near a state-owned television station with gunshot wounds to the …

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Suicide bombings kill 7 in Pakistan

At least seven people were killed when multiple Taleban suicide bombers attacked a court complex in northern Pakistan Tuesday, the latest in a series of assaults which have raised fears militants are regrouping. One bomber was briefly on the loose inside the busy complex in the Tangi area of Charsadda …

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Dozens killed in airstrikes – Grenade attack kills 11

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Feb 20, (Agencies): Pakistani airstrikes killed “dozens” of militants on Monday in a tribal region along the Afghan border, the military said. Pakistan had vowed to fight back after a series of suicide bombings last week killed more than 100 people, including 88 worshippers gathered at a famed …

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‘100 terrorists killed’ – Border crossing shut down

SEHWAN SHARIF, Pakistan, Feb 18, (Agencies): Pakistani security forces killed dozens of suspected militants on Friday, a day after Islamic State claimed a suicide bombing that killed more than 80 worshippers at a Sufishrine, the biggest in a spate of attacks this week across the country. The bombing at the …

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