Pakistan

Pakistan Army Conducts Successful Test Launch of Surface-to-Surface Babur Cruise Missile

Pakistan Army on Thursday successfully test-fired a short range surface-to-surface ballistic missile capable of hitting land and sea targets with ‘high precision’ up to 450 kilometers away, a press release by the Inter-Services Public Relations said. The Babur cruise missile IA was launched from a “state of the art Multi …

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China launches 2nd Type 054A/P frigate for Pakistan

China launched the second Type 054A/P frigate for Pakistan on Friday in Shanghai, as the Pakistan Navy Chief Naval Overseer highlighted at the launch ceremony that induction of the Type 054A/P warships will significantly enhance Pakistan’s maritime defense and deterrence capabilities.

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ISIS claims responsibility for attack on Pakistan’s Shi’ite minority

The attack took place early on Sunday morning in the Mach area of Bolan district around 100 kms southeast of Baluchistan’s capital Quetta Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on Sunday that killed 11 miners from Pakistan’s minority Shi’ite Hazaras in Baluchistan province.

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Pakistan arrests alleged militant group leader Zaki ur Rehman Lakhvi on terrorism financing charge

Pakistan on Saturday arrested a man accused of being a leader of an Islamist militant group blamed by the United States and India for the 2008 Mumbai attacks, a counter-terrorism official said. The arrest is in relation to terrorism financing, the official said, and not a specific militant attack.

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Pakistan returns $1 bln of Saudi Arabia's loan over Kashmir dispute

Pakistan has returned $1 billion to Saudi Arabia as a second instalment of a $3 billion soft loan, as Islamabad reaches out to Beijing for a commercial loan to help it offset pressure to repay another $1 billion to Riyadh next month, officials said on Wednesday according to a report …

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Pakistani Politics Roiled by Familiar Triangle: Military, Government, Opposition

A combustible mixture of political unrest, stalled governance and military meddling await the incoming Biden administration. Political uncertainty has descended on Pakistan as the combined opposition, seeking to dislodge the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan, has gathered under the banner of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM). While the conflict …

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Top Pakistani Shia cleric 'Allama Sajid Naqvi' condemns US sanctions on Al-Mustafa University

Senior Pakistani Shia cleric Allama Syed Sajid Ali Naqvi condemned a recent move by the US to impose sanctions on Al-Mustafa International University. In an address to Pakistani scholars and seminary students on Sunday, the senior cleric described the move as unethical and illegitimate and a sign of the United …

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After cessation of aerial operations for nearly 15 days | Russian jets bombard Jabal Al-Akrad, while rebels shell regime positions in Idlib

Russian fighter jets have executed several airstrikes targeting the hills of Kabani in Jabal Al-Akrad in the north-eastern countryside of Latakia. These airstrikes come after suspension of Russian aerial operations on the “de-escalation zone” for nearly 15 days.

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