Taliban commander arrested in Pakistan

Security forces Saturday arrested three suspected militants, including a Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander, in Pakistan`s Balochistan province, media reported.

Pak court declares Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah 'proclaimed offender'

Pakistani Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah and the outfit's former spokesman Shahidullah Shahid were on Thursday declared "proclaimed offenders" by a court here in connection with last year's deadly assault on Karachi airport.

Wagah blast 'mastermind' killed in Lahore encounter: Police

Pakistan police on Saturday claimed to have killed the alleged mastermind of Wagah suicide bombing - that claimed 61 lives last year - in an encounter here, a media report said today.

Kidnapped Pakistan Air Force officer killed

 The bullet-riddled body of a kidnapped Pakistan Air Force officer was found in Balochistan province, media reported Thursday.

Pakistani security forces kill key Taliban facilitator of Peshawar school attack

A senior Taliban commander, believed to be a key planner in the Peshawar school massacre, has been killed by the security forces in Pakistan's troubled Khyber Agency.

13 militants killed in Karachi clash

At least 13 militants were killed in a clash with the police in Pakistan`s southern port city of Karachi Monday night, police said.

Arrest warrant against Taliban chief, Pakistan assures Lakhvi in jail
Arrest warrant against Taliban chief, Pakistan assures Lakhvi in jail

An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Pakistan Saturday issued non-bailable arrest warrants against Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah, spokesman Shahidullah Shahid and nine others even as Pakistan assured India that Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi has not been released.

Wagah border suicide bomber identified

 Pakistani security forces claimed to have identified the man who had carried out last month`s suicide bombing at the Wagah border crossing with India and have taken his family into custody, a media report said Saturday.

Four Pakistan Taliban militants killed

 Four Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants, including a key commander, were killed Friday during a raid carried out by Pakistan Rangers in the port city of Karachi.

''Islamic State may recruit locals, exploit Pakistan's sectarian divide''

The Pakistan government has realised that the Islamic State (IS) group is a potential threat that could benefit from the changing militant landscape in the country and exploit the sectarian schism by signing up new recruits, media reported Wednesday.

Key TTP militant handed over to Pakistan: Sources

Key Taliban commander Latif Mehsud, who was being held by the Afghan and NATO troops for sometime, has been handed over to the Pakistani authorities, along with three others, sources said Saturday.

Islamic State network present in Pakistan: Rehman Malik

Pakistan`s former interior minister Rehman Malik on Friday said that the radical group Islamic State`s (IS) network is present in the country.

TTP affiliated Jamaatul Ahrar confirms death of key commander in Pak's Tirah Valley airstrikes

The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) affiliated Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JA) has confirmed that their key commander Abu Jandal was killed in Khyber Agency`s Tirah Valley in Pakistan during the November 9 airstrikes.

Clashes in Pakistan kill 2 soldiers, 4 militants

At least two soldiers and four militants were killed on Monday in an exchange of fire in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal belt, where military has launched a major offensive against the Taliban.

Six killed, four injured in two blasts in Pakistan

At least six persons were killed and four others injured on Friday in twin roadside bomb blasts targeting the son of a peace committee chief in the restive northwest Pakistan.

Pak Taliban fires its spokesman over allegiance to IS chief
Pak Taliban fires its spokesman over allegiance to IS chief

Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan has fired its spokesman after he along with five other commanders declared allegiance to the Islamic State terror group, which has been vying for supremacy with the al Qaeda in the region.

Pakistani Taliban denies allegiance to Islamic State

The Pakistani Taliban has denied reports that it has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, saying it is not supporting any specific group in these countries.

Nine Taliban militants arrested from mosque in Pakistan

Nine Pakistani Taliban militants, who were planning to attack senior military and police officers, were arrested on Friday after security forces raided a mosque here, police said.

Pakistan dockyard attackers planned to hijack navy frigate

The Taliban militants who attacked Karachi's naval dockyard last week were planning to hijack a Pakistani navy missile frigate with inside help, indicating the extent of radicalisation within the forces.

Taliban attack on key Pakistan naval dockyard foiled


Karachi: Taliban militants aided by some Pakistan navy officials tried to storm the strategic naval dockyard here but security forces foiled the assault after a fierce gun-battle in which a naval officer and two militants were killed.