PIA probing safety breach after passengers forced to stand during flight

PIA probing safety breach after passengers forced to stand during flight

Karachi, Feb 24 – As many as seven passengers aboard the Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-743 (Karachi-Madina) on Jan 20 were forced to stand throughout the over three-hour flight after the airline boarded excess passengers in a serious breach of air safety regulations. The PIA management appears to have taken this lightly as no action […]

Pakistani military launches “indiscriminate elimination” of terrorists

Pakistani military launches “indiscriminate elimination” of terrorists

Islamabad,February 22 (The Express Tribune): The Pakistan armed forces on Wednesday launched Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad aimed at “indiscriminately eliminating” terrorism. The Inter-Services Public Relations said in a press release that the operation will eliminate residual and latent threat of terrorism, consolidate gains of operations made thus far and further ensure the security of the borders.” According […]

Unfair to accuse Afghanistan of supporting terrorism: Afghan CEO Abdullah

Unfair to accuse Afghanistan of supporting terrorism: Afghan CEO Abdullah

Kabul, February 21 (Outlook Afghanistan): The Chief Executive of Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah  said at the Council of Ministers’ meeting here on Monday,  that  Afghanistan is a victim of terrorism and it is unfair to accuse the state of supporting terror and violence. “The only solution is to cooperate with our anti-terror campaign and to stop […]

A battle for the soul of Pakistan

A battle for the soul of Pakistan

By, Beena Sarwar/www.thewire.in Sehwan Sharif and other shrines in Pakistan are being targeted for terrorist attacks because militant Islam feels threatened by the popular adherence to Sufi Islam and values. I wonder if the bangle sellers outside the shrine are alive. I still have some chunky glass bangles I bought, bargaining more for the sake […]

Saudi Arabia deported 40,000 Pakistanis citing terrorism concerns

Saudi Arabia deported 40,000 Pakistanis citing terrorism concerns

By Michael Qazvini/www.dailywire.com Saudi Arabia has deported a staggering 40,000 Pakistani migrant workers in the span of just four months, citing terrorism concerns. The Saudi Gazette reported last week that “a number of Pakistanis were held in the crimes of drug trafficking, thefts, forgery and physical assault.” Authorities feared that some of the migrant workers were linked […]

Pakistan “strikes” at Islamic terrorists in Afghanistan after attack on famous Sufi shrine

Pakistan “strikes” at Islamic terrorists in Afghanistan after attack on famous Sufi shrine

Islamabad, February 18 (PTI): Pakistan has reportedly launched “strikes” against militant bases in Afghanistan, hours after the army said it has found links that terrorists from across the border were behind a suicide bombing at a Sufi shrine that killed 88 people. The army yesterday summoned Afghan diplomats and handed them a list of 76 […]

After terror strikes, Pakistan kills over 100 Islamic militants, US Commander in Afghanistan spoken to

After terror strikes, Pakistan kills over 100 Islamic militants, US Commander in Afghanistan spoken to

Islamabad, February 17 (Dawn):The Pakistan military’s media wing on Friday evening claimed to have killed more than 100 suspected militants in intelligence-based operations carried out by security forces across the country, including Punjab, in the past 24 hours. “The intelligence agencies are making progress to unearth networks behind the recent terrorism incidents,” read a statement […]

Pakistan seals border with Afghanistan and seeks return of 76 terrorists

Pakistan seals border with Afghanistan and seeks return of 76 terrorists

Islamabad, February 17 (Express Tribune): The Pakistan Army on Friday asked Afghanistan to hand over 76 terrorists hiding in that country, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. The head of the military’s media wing ISPR Major-General Asif Ghafoor said Afghan Embassy officials were called to General Headquarters and given list of 76 terrorists hiding in […]

At least 72 killed in Pakistan Sufi shrine bast

At least 72 killed in Pakistan Sufi shrine bast

Hyderabad/Karachi, February 16 (Herald Tribune): At least 72 people have been killed and over 200 injured in a suicide bombing at the shrine of Sufi saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sindh’s Sehwan town on Thursday, officials confirmed. The bomber struck inside the compound, where a large number of devotees were performing Dhamal a devotional dance, sources said. […]

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