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  • ISI sought data collection tools, claims report

    ISLAMABAD: The Inter-Services Intelli­­gence sought to tap worldwide Internet traffic via underwater cables that would have given Pakistan a digital espionage capacity to rival the US, accor­ding to a report by Privacy International...

    The report says the ISI hired intermediary companies to acquire domestic spying toolkits from western and Chinese firms for domestic surveillance...

  • Nearly 7,000 phones tapped in May, ISI tells SC

    ISLAMABAD: Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) disclosed in the Supreme Court on Wednesday that it tapped 6,856 telephones across the country in the last month of May, which was a little higher than the number of calls it recorded in April, i...

    The classified report was furnished on behalf of the ISI by the DAG in compliance with a May 22 direction, when the law officer had presented another report prepared by the Intelligence Bureau...

  • Former ISI chief Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar takes early retirement from army

    Former Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar on Saturday requested early retirement from the Pakistan Army citing "pressing personal commitments"...

    Akhtar, who was replaced by Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar as director general (DG) ISI, was posted as president of the National Defence University two weeks after Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa took oath last year...

  • 'Only dialogue can resolve Kashmir issue,' concur former ISI, RAW chiefs

    The event, titled 'Spymasters Speak: Can Intelligence Agencies Do Good?', that brought together the two top figures from both intelligence services was organised by the London School of Economics’ South Asia Forum in collaboration with LSE Pakistan Development Society on Friday night...

    Opening the debate, Haq, the former director general of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) said that the situation in Kashmir had taken a ”turn for the...

  • Former ISI chief Rizwan seeks early retirement

    ISLAMABAD: A three-star general, who has served as chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), has announced his plans to seek early retirement from service...

    He got a commission in the Pakistan Army’s Frontier Force regiment in Sept 1982 and has commanded the infantry brigades and divisions in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas...

  • Political motives behind sit-in, ISI tells Supreme Court

    ISLAMABAD: The Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), in its report submitted to the Supreme Court, has stated that the protesters blocking the Faizabad interchange have a political agenda to fulfil...

    Apex court says protesting leaders are undermining ‘glory of Islam’Whatever the protesters’ agenda may be, “which the ISI states to be political”, the order said, “they cannot be permitted to disrupt the lives of the citizens and to expose...

  • KP CM Khattak, ex-ISI officer meet Maulana Sami

    It said the chief minister thanked the JUI-S chief for supporting the Pakistan Tehreek Insaf candidate in the NA-4 (Peshawar) by-election and his contribution towards removal of mistakes from textbooks...

    Darul Uloom Haqqania in limelight as efforts under way for MMA revivalHe was of the opinion that other religious groups and alliances, including Difa-i-Pakistan Council and Milli Yakjehti Council, should also be included in the MMA...

  • ISI, Afghan intelligence in landmark deal

    ISLAMABAD: In a path-breaking deal Pakistan’s premier intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and the Afghan intelligence outfit National Directorate of Security (NDS) have signed an accord for cooperation, which is aimed at bolstering fight against terrorism...

    The first-of-its-kind deal between the two intelligence agencies followed a landmark visit by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif along with Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif...

  • PML-Q asks poll probe commission to summon ISI, MI chiefs

    ISLAMABAD: While the PML-Q has requested the poll probe commission to summon the chiefs of ISI and MI as witnesses to produce evidence of rigging in the 2013 elections, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf has reminded the commission of its own statutory obligation to undertake the inquiry and determine if there were systematic malpractices...

    It said the commission might take (judicial) notice of the fact that both the Election Commission of...

  • Ex-ISI official refuses to testify in Benazir case

    RAWALPINDI: Former official of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), a key witness in the case, on Monday refused to testify against the suspects of Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) being tried in Benazir Bhutto murder case...

    Ex-telephone operator of the ISI excused himself from testifying before the court ,saying his life is in danger as he lives in Karak district which is close to tribal areas...

  • ISI to have more civilians at the top

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakis­tan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government has increased the civilian share in the senior hierarchy of the country’s premier intelligence agency — Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI)...

    The post of civilian DG in the ISI is a grade 21 position, equivalent to a serving major general of the armed forces...

  • US man gets more than 7 years over 2009 ISI bombing

    LOS ANGELES: A US man who gave money to a suicide bomber who attacked a headquarters of Pakistan's intelligence service was sentenced to more than seven years in prison Friday, prosecutors said...

    Khan admitted arranging for the delivery of approximately $2,450 to Maldivian Ali Jaleel, one of the suicide bombers responsible for the May 27, 2009 attack on Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence headquarters in Lahore which killed 30...

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