Pakistan cracks down on major terror networks, arrests 97 militants

Pakistan cracks down on major terror networks, arrests 97 militants

The militants had set up joint task team for carrying out terror attacks in the country, Pak Army said.

'Pakistan foils attempt to free Daniel Pearl murderer'

Pakistan`s military on Friday said it had foiled a prison break bid aimed at freeing British-born militant Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, currently on death row for the 2002 murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl. 

Pakistan arrests 97 al Qaeda and other militants; foils planned jailbreak

The 97 men had been involved in multiple major attacks on Pakistani air bases, a major airport and police installations.

Pakistan security forces killed over 860 militants in Karachi ops

 Over 860 militants and criminals have been killed by Pakistani security forces in over two years as part of an ongoing operation to improve the law and order situation in the country's financial hub.

Pakistan's Shi`ites mark Ashura amid tight security after bombing

Shi`ites in Pakistan on Saturday demanded more protection from the government even as they observed Ashura amid tight security, a day after militant group LeJ carried out a suicide bombing on a Muharram procession in the Sindh province that claimed 24 lives.

Pakistan police arrests Lashkar-e-Jhangvi leader

Pakistani police have arrested the last main leader of the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi sectarian militant group.

IS was behind deadly Karachi bus attack: Pakistan official

Gunmen stormed a bus in Karachi in May, slaughtering members of the Ismail minority community in one of the deadliest incidents in Pakistan this year.

Pakistan probably most dangerous country for world: Ex-CIA official

Pakistan is probably the most dangerous country for the world as it is ripe with the threats of terrorism, a failing economy and the fastest growing nuclear arsenal, a retired CIA official has said.

LeJ may be behind suicide attack on Pak's Punjab Home Minister

 Preliminary report suggests Lashkar-e-Jhangvi`s (LeJ) possible involvement in the suicide attack, which left many people, including Pakistan`s Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada, dead in Attock, it has been reported.

Pakistan police kill Lashkar-e-Jhangvi chief Malik Ishaq

Pakistan police kill Lashkar-e-Jhangvi chief Malik Ishaq

Pakistani police killed the head of the banned sectarian group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi on Wednesday as he attempted to escape as he was being moved between prisons, police said.

Pakistan to install tracking chips in feet of 1,600 terror suspects

For the first time in Pakistan, 'tracking chips' will be installed in the feet of 1,600 terror suspects in Punjab province by the end of this month to monitor their movements.

Pakistan bus attack points to growing IS influence

Investigators probing the first attack claimed in Pakistan by the Islamic State group believe a notorious local sectarian group may have carried out the massacre as it seeks to expand its ties to the Middle East.

Haqqani condemns Kathua terror attack, says Pakistan must give up jihadi option forever

Haqqani condemns Kathua terror attack, says Pakistan must give up jihadi option forever

Former Pakistani envoy to United States of America (USA) Hussain Haqqani on Friday said Pakistan wasn't doing enough to show the world that it is serious about curbing terrorist setups breeeding on its soil.

Pakistan claims killing of Shiite massacre mastermind

 Pakistani officials said Monday they had killed the mastermind behind a suicide bombing at a mosque which killed 61 Shiite Muslims last month.

Senior commander of banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi killed in shootout

 A senior commander of the banned outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi was among the two militants killed in an encounter by the security forces in the troubled Baluchistan province here, police has said.

Two LeJ militants executed for sectarian murder in Pak

Two Lashkar-e-Jhangvi militants, convicted for the sectarian murder of a Shiite doctor, were hanged here on Tuesday, taking the number of those executed in Pakistan since it lifted a moratorium on death penalty to 22.

Pakistan to execute another death row convict Saturday

A Pakistani prisoner, who was awarded the death sentence by a court for killing a person from the Shia community in 2001, will be executed Saturday.

Pakistan hangs militant convicted of murder

Pakistan on Thursday hanged a militant convicted of murder, the seventeenth execution it has carried out since it lifted a six-year moratorium on the death penalty in terror cases following a school massacre last month.

LeJ co-founder escapes execution at Pak jail

Lashkar-e-Jhangvi militant group's co-founder Ikramul Haq alias Akram Lahori today escaped being hanged at a jail in Pakistan after his family reached an 11th-hour "compromise" with the complainant.

19 militants belonging to banned terror groups arrested in Pakistan

About 19 militants belonging to banned militant groups, including sectarian outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, were on Monday arrested during police raids in the cities of Karachi and Quetta in Pakistan, officials said.