Major blow to Nawaz govt as US asks Pakistan to make ‘full payment’ for F-16 fighter jets

Major blow to Nawaz govt as US asks Pakistan to make ‘full payment’ for F-16 fighter jets

On February 11, the State Department had informed the Congress about its determination for selling eight the fighter jets to Pakistan.

ISI funded Haqqani Network to attack CIA camp in Afghanistan

Pakistan's notorious spy agency ISI paid a whopping USD 200,000 to the dreaded Haqqani Network for a suicide attack on a CIA camp in Afghanistan in 2009 that killed seven American agents and contractors and three others, according to a just declassified State Department cable.

Pakistan to cut off support to terror groups like JeM and LeT

Pakistan to cut off support to terror groups like JeM and LeT

In what is being read as a development of significance, the Government of Pakistan has agreed to cut off support to leading terror groups like the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), while the United States has welcomed the several steps taken by Islamabad to counter-terrorism, including the detention of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) leader Maulana Masood Azhar.

No change in Pak policy on nuclear weapons stockpile: Sartaz Aziz

Pakistan today ruled out any change in its "dynamic" policy of increasing its nuclear weapons, as it dismissed the US' request in this regard citing India's rapid military modernisation.

US commends Pakistan for not differentiating between terrorist groups

The US commended Pakistan`s commitment not to differentiate between terrorist groups including those targeting India, as Pakistan assured it had reached out to India as part of its policy of peaceful neighbourhood.

US concerned about ISI's links with terror groups: John Kerry

The US is deeply concerned about Pakistan's spy agency ISI's links with terrorist groups like dreaded Haqqani Network, Secretary of State John Kerry has said.

Ignoring India's protest, US government justifies decision on F-16 jets to Pakistan

Ignoring India's protest, US government justifies decision on F-16 jets to Pakistan

The US State Department has approved the sale, the Pentagon`s Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said Friday as it notified US Congress of the possible sale.

Terrorist safe havens in Pakistan pose serious problem: US general

Describing terrorist safe havens in Pakistan, which is home to the Taliban and the Haqqani network, as a major challenge, a top US general nominated to be the commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan on Thursday said it is difficult to destroy enemy having sanctuaries like this.

India within range of Pakistan's nuclear weapons: Hafiz Saeed

India within range of Pakistan's nuclear weapons: Hafiz Saeed

Pakistan government is taking action against JeM to "please" Modi government in India, Hafiz Saeed said.

Pakistan carries out deadly air strikes against militants

The strikes targeted Maizer and Sher Ali villages in the Shawal valley of troubled North Waziristan tribal district, where the military has been carrying out a major offensive against extremist groups since mid-2014.

Russian Taliban fighter sentenced to life in US

Hamidullin was captured and detained by the US military in Afghanistan and brought to the US for trial

'Taliban receiving financing, logistic infrastructure from Pakistan'

At the same hearing, Andrew Wilder, vice president, Asia Programs, United States Institute of Peace said the Pakistan military's main strategic objective in Afghanistan is to ensure minimal Indian influence.

US asks Pakistan to combat all militant groups

US asks Pakistan to combat all militant groups

A US spokesman said that Pakistan was using assistance provided by the US in their efforts to combat terrorism in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas.

Pakistan trained Lashkar-e-Toiba; Osama bin Laden our hero: Pervez Musharraf

Pakistan trained Lashkar-e-Toiba; Osama bin Laden our hero: Pervez Musharraf

Musharraf further claimed that his country trained Taliban, Ayman-al-Zawahri and Jalaluddin Haqqani.

'Civil nuclear deal with Pakistan ill-advised'

 A second top Republican Senator has voiced strong reservation over reports that the US may be pursuing a civil nuclear deal with Pakistan, citing the country's support to dreaded terror groups like the Taliban and the Haqqani network.

Kerry asks Sharif to take action against LeT, Haqqani network

 US Secretary of State John Kerry has asked Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to take action against terrorist groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba and the dreaded Afghan-based Haqqani network.

John Kerry asks Nawaz Sharif to take action against LeT, Haqqani network

 US Secretary of State John Kerry has asked Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to take action against terrorist groups like Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba and the dreaded Afghan-based Haqqani network.

Pakistani official to urge Afghans to stop blame for attacks

Pakistan`s foreign policy chief will meet Afghan leaders on Friday in an effort to ease tensions over attacks by militants who Afghanistan says are based in Pakistan.

Terror threat continues to emanate from inside Pakistan: US

Terror threat continues to emanate from inside Pakistan: US

 The US has said that the threat from terrorist groups, in particular the Haqqani network, continues to emanate from inside Pakistan, dismissing top Pakistani diplomat's claim that the dreaded group responsible for audacious attacks in Afghanistan has been wiped out.

Threat from terrorist groups emanates from Pakistan: US

 The threat from terror groups, particularly Haqqani network, continues to emanate from Pakistan, the US has said, dismissing Pakistani national security advisor Sartaj Aziz's remarks that the dreaded Afghanistan-based outfit has been almost wiped out from the country.