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Pakistan military calls Dawn story 'false and fabricated, a national security breach'

Pakistan military calls Dawn story 'false and fabricated, a national security breach'

Pakistan's top military commanders have while referring to the Cyril Almeida's story published in Dawn called the "feeding of a false and fabricated story of an important security meeting", a breach of national security.

Nawaz Sharif orders action over news story on national security

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday ordered authorities to take "stern action" against those responsible for publishing a "fabricated" story about the military and ISI in a leading daily after army chief called on him to discuss national and regional security issues.

Pak called-off NSA talks as it was not 'palatable' to their military establishment: RK Singh

Former Home Secretary and BJP MP RK Singh on Sunday said that Islamabad called-off NSA-level talks as it was not palatable to the military establishment in Pakistan.

Pakistani military not spoiling for fight with India: Daily

 Pakistani military leadership is not spoiling for a fight with India, said a leading daily which, however, noted its "wrongheaded resistance" to peace.

Pakistan military says 23 militants killed in air strikes

Pakistani air strikes on Sunday killed 23 militants including foreigners in the country`s restive tribal regions near the Afghan border, the military said, part of a massive ongoing operation against the Taliban.

Pakistan military claims killing 47 Taliban insurgents

Pakistan`s military Thursday claimed to have killed at least 47 Taliban fighters in two days of airstrikes in the restive northwest as part of anti-insurgent offensives that began last year.

Saudi Arabia seeks Pak's military assistance to fight IS: Report

Oil-rich Saudi Arabia has sought military assistance from Pakistan to ward-off dreaded terror group Islamic State's threats to its borders and offered an economic package in return, according to a media report here.

Pakistan military kills 25 militants in air strikes

Pakistan's military said it killed 25 militants in air strikes on tribal regions near the Afghan border today as part of a major offensive against the Taliban and other insurgents.

Military plane crash injures two in southwest Pakistan

A Pakistan army aircraft crashed in the southwestern city of Quetta on Saturday injuring two pilots, the military said.

More than 30 Pakistani militants killed in fighting: Officials

Pakistan`s military said on Tuesday it killed 31 militants in air strikes and ground clashes along its restive border with Afghanistan, as three soldiers also died in the fighting.

Pakistan military expresses serious concern over political crisis

Pakistan's powerful military today expressed serious concern over the prevailing political turmoil in the country with the government of embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif locked in a showdown with protesters.

Pak Army steps in; govt, protesters return to talks

In moves that could provide a breakthrough in the political crisis, Pakistan's powerful Army on Friday stepped in to try and resolve the standoff between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and protesters as both sides returned to the negotiating table.

Pak army contradicts Sharif, says govt asked it to mediate

Pakistan's powerful military on Friday said it was the government that asked it to play a "facilitative role" in resolving the current impasse, contradicting Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's statement that protest leaders approached the Army Chief to intervene.

30 killed in Pakistan`s anti-militant offensive

Pakistan`s military on Tuesday said it had bombed six rebel hideouts in a northwestern district where it has been carrying out an offensive since June, killing 30 suspected militants.

Ulemas term Pakistan military operation as jihad

A panel of religious leaders has termed as jihad Pakistan`s military operation being carried out against terrorists in North Waziristan, a media report said Monday.

Pakistani clerics seek military action to eliminate Taliban

Muslim scholars from different schools of thought have asked the Pakistani military to eliminate the Taliban, saying the civil-military leadership should take bold decisions on the issue.

No woman or child ever taken into custody: Pak military

The Pakistani military on Saturday dismissed as baseless the Taliban`s allegations that women and children were in the custody of security forces, describing it as "propaganda" by the banned group.

Kayani leaves Army as Pak faces host of security challenges

The 61-year-old Kayani, the first spy master to become the army chief, will retire after an extended tenure that saw the Pakistani military launch operations against some militant factions.

Outgoing Army chief Kayani says Pak military can deal with any challenge

Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, the powerful Army chief of Pakistan, today chaired a farewell meeting with his corps commanders and expressed confidence in the military`s ability to deal with any challenge.

Pakistan SC receives names of judges for Musharraf`s treason trial

Pakistan`s Supreme Court on Tuesday received names of five judges from the superior judiciary for conducting the trial of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on charges of high treason.