Pakistan army says 7 militants killed near Afghan border

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s military says security forces killed seven militants in two different operations near the Afghan border on Sunday. Five militants were killed in a raid on a hideout in the Jani Khel area of ​​Bannu district — the gateway to North Waziristan, they said in a statement. Two other militants were killed in … Read more

Militant attacks hurt Pakistan relations with Afghan Taliban

ISLAMABAD — Faced with rising violence, Pakistan is taking a tougher line to pressure Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers to crack down on militants hiding on their soil, but so far the Taliban remain reluctant to take action — trying instead to broker a peace. Last month came a sharp deterioration in relations between the two neighbors … Read more

Military says shootout kills 2 Pakistani Taliban commanders

Pakistan’s military says security forces have killed two local Pakistani Taliban commanders in a shootout in a former militant stronghold in the country’s northwest ByAssociated Press May 17, 2022, 1:21 PM • 2min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Security forces killed two local Pakistani Taliban commanders in a shootout … Read more

2 Pakistani officers, 2 militants killed in shootout in NW

Pakistan’s military says militants have ambushed troops in a former Taliban stronghold in the northwest ByAssociated Press April 12, 2022, 4:38 PM • 1 minute read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Militants ambushed Pakistani troops in a former Taliban stronghold in the northwest, triggering an intense shootout in which two … Read more

Pakistan’s PM faces tough challenge with no-confidence vote

Pakistan’s embattled prime minister faces a no-confidence vote in Parliament and the opposition says it has the numbers to win after Imran Khan’s allies and partners in a fragile coalition abandoned him By KATHY GANNON Associated Press April 3, 2022, 5:09 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ISLAMABAD — … Read more