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  • Saudi policeman shot dead after Mecca raid: ministry

    RIYADH: A Saudi police officer has been shot dead in the Mecca region, the interior ministry said on Friday, after four suspected jihadists died during a raid in the same area...

    It occurred several hours after officers shot dead two “terrorists” during an exchange of fire at their hideout between the holy city of Mecca and the mountain resort of Taif, about 80 kilometres to the east, according to the ministry...

  • Major among 4 Pakistan Army personnel martyred during operation in Upper Dir

    Four personnel of the Pakistan Army, including a major, lost their lives while attempting to foil a terrorist attack in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Upper Dir district in the early hours of Wednesday, said an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release...

    Major Ali Salman, who belonged to an intelligence agency, along with his team carried out an intelligence-based operation (IBO) against a terrorist hideout in in Sheratkal village...

  • Pakistan Army launches 'Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad' across the country

    Pakistan Army on Wednesday launched 'Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad' across the country, Inter-Services Public Relations, the army's media wing, said in a statement...

    Radd-ul-Fasaad — which translates roughly to 'elimination of discord' — will aim at indiscriminately eliminating the "residual/latent threat of terrorism", consolidating the gains made in other military operations, and further ensuring the security of Pakistan's borders,...

  • Army major martyred during operation against terrorists in DI Khan

    A 28-year-old major of the Pakistan Army was martyred on Wednesday in an exchange of fire with terrorists in Dera Ismail Khan, said a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations...

    Major Ishaq was killed while security forces were "conducting a search operation on presence of terrorists in a hideout" in DI Khan's Kulachi area, read the statement posted by Director General ISPR Major Gen Asif Ghafoor on Twitter...

  • Army announces conclusion of Operation Khyber-4 in wide-ranging press conference

    Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor on Monday announced the successful completion of Operation Khyber-4, which had been launched on July 15...

    The army's spokesperson also dismissed the idea of there being a sectarian divide in the country, and dispelled the notion that there is any conflict between civilian institutions and the military...

  • Army officer martyred in Dera Ismail Khan operation

    DERA ISMAIL KHAN: An army major was martyred in an exchange of fire with militants affiliated with the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) during a search operation in the early hours of Wednesday morning...

    According to a police official, the army conducted a search operation along with the police on Mosazai street of Kulachi tehsil on intelligence about the presence of terrorists in the area...

  • Army called in after botched operation

    ISLAMABAD/RAWALPINDI: The army was called in on Saturday to deal with the aftermath of a botched operation against protesters from religious parties that had all but paralysed the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi for over a fortnight...

    • Six killed, hundreds injured in clashes across Islamabad, Pindi • Protesters maintain hold on Faizabad • Action sparks countrywide protests, law minister’s home attacked in PasrurInterior...

  • Karachi operation to be taken to its logical end: army chief

    KARACHI: In the absence of political stakeholders, Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif reviewed the ongoing operation in Karachi on Wednesday and directed the authorities concerned to “continue [it] till its logical conclusion”...

    Although Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah is so-called captain of the Karachi operation, it is for the second time that he was not invited to such an important meeting held at the headquarters of V...

  • Operation Khyber-IV: army clears terrorist strongholds in Rajgal valley

    The military's media wing on Sunday said that the army has cleared two strongholds of terrorists in the Rajgal valley during the ongoing Operation Khyber-IV...

    The Spinkai Top dominating Saprai Pass and Star Kille have been secured and are "effectively dominated by the Pakistan Army", read a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)...

  • Army launches Operation Khyber-4 in Rajgal Valley

    Director General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor on Sunday announced the launch of Operation Khyber-4 under Radd-ul-Fasaad (RuF) to "wipe out terrorists" in the Rajgal Valley area of Khyber Agency...

    "An operation to wipe out terrorists has been launched in Rajgal valley in Khyber Agency," Maj Gen Ghafoor said...

  • Army launches operation in Khyber valley

    • ISPR chief denies Army’s involvement in working of JIT on Panama Papers issue • Says Jadhav’s appeal has been lying with COASISLAMABAD: The Pak­istan Army on Sunday announced a fresh operation in Khyber Agency’s Rajgal Valley to ‘forestall entry’ of the militant Islamic State (IS) group from across the border as the country remained gripped by mounting speculations about coming hearings in the Supreme Court of a case relating to corruption...

  • Army releases details of 3-day Mastung operation that targeted 'IS facilitators'

    The Army on Thursday released details of a three-day operation in the Mastung area of Balochistan earlier this month, in which security forces had killed 12 "hardcore terrorists, including two suicide bombers"...

    Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said the operation was carried out on credible reports of the presence of a banned outfit's personnel who had been making contact with the militant Islamic State (IS) group...

  • Army chief meets Nawaz: 'Operation will continue across the country'

    ISLAMABAD: The government on Tuesday said the operation against criminals and terrorists will continue unhindered across the country to utilise the environment created due to the "phenomenal successes" of Operation Zarb-i-Azb...

    The decision was made during a meeting between Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the Prime Minister House this morning...

  • Shahbaz, Nisar and army chief discuss anti-terror operation in Punjab

    ISLAMABAD: After initially resisting the military operation in Punjab, the provincial government is now trying to reach an understanding with the army on the issue that at one stage appeared to be disturbing the civil-military equation...

    Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan quietly met Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif at the General Headquarters on Thursday evening...

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