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.

LeJ chief sent to judicial custody just before his release

Set to be released on Thursday, banned militant outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi's chief Malik Ishaq has been remanded to judicial custody in a murder and terrorism case pending against him by a Pakistani court for two weeks.

Pakistan: Lashkar-e-Jhangvi chief held for two more weeks in murder case

The leader of a banned Pakistani sectarian militant group who was set to walk free from jail is being held for two more weeks in a murder case, officials said Thursday.

Extremist leader to be freed as Pakistan mulls new terror steps

 The leader of a banned Pakistani sectarian militant group is set to walk free from jail, officials said Tuesday, even as the government considers "radical changes" to tackle militancy after a Taliban school massacre.

Pak extends detention of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi chief for 3 more months

The detention of the chief of banned terrorist outfit LeJ Malik Ishaq, who masterminded the attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in 2009, has been extended for further three months by Pakistani authorities citing "big risk" to the law and order situation during the month of Muharram.

Pak Shia high court judges receive death threats

Three Pakistani Shia judges of the Lahore High Court have received death threats from a banned sectarian organisation prompting the government to enhance their security.

Analyst leaves Pak `for a few months` after being attacked

Senior Pakistani analyst and writer Raza Rumi, who was shot at allegedly by sectarian extremist group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ), has left the country "for a few months".

Pak police nab LeJ men involved in Shia killings

Six "target killers" of Sunni sectarian group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) involved in a number of deadly attacks on Shia leaders in Pakistan were on Friday paraded before the media here.

Bilawal says threatened by banned LeJ, authorities order probe

Pakistan People`s Party leader Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said he had received threats from the banned terror group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, prompting authorities to order a probe into the matter.

Bilawal Bhutto tweets receiving threats from banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi

Chairperson of the Pakistan Peoples Party, Bilawal Bhutto has claimed he received threats from the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.

Rebels, Islamists form dangerous alliance in Pakistan`s unruly southwest

In Pakistan`s volatile, resource-rich province of Baluchistan, separatists have teamed up with radical Sunni Muslims in their fight against the Pakistani government.

Six militants shot dead in Karachi

Six militants of the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi were killed during a gun battle with police in Pakistan`s largest city on Thursday, officials said.

Chief of LeJ death squad arrested by Pak authorities

Masoom Billa, the alleged death squad chief of banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, that has carried out a series of deadly sectarian attacks across Pakistan, has been arrested.