Pakistani Taliban leaders vow to support Islamic State militants: Report
Pakistani Taliban leaders vow to support Islamic State militants: Report

In a move that can cause a rift within the militant circles, six senior members of the Pakistani Taliban, including prominent regional leaders vowed to support the Islamic State (IS) militants and its head Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, a media report said on Tuesday.

Taliban kill two Pakistan army officers

At least five people including two military officers were killed in a suicide attack in Pakistan Wednesday, the army said. Banned militant outfit Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attack.

Taliban not ready for peace talks in Waziristan

The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) is not willing to hold peace talks with the Pakistan government in the North Waziristan area, said Mohammad Ibrahim Khan, a member of the Taliban negotiating committee.

Pakistani Taliban hint at continuing peace talks

Maulana Samiul Haq, chief of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan`s (TTP) three-member peace talks committee, Wednesday contacted the TTP `shura` (assembly) to convey some requests on behalf of the committee.

Pakistan govt says Islamabad `extremely dangerous`: Report

Pakistan`s capital has been declared as "extremely dangerous" by the Interior Ministry due to the presence of sleeper cells of banned terror groups like the al Qaeda, a report said on Wednesday.

Three PAF staff chargesheeted for laxity in duty

Three Pakistan Air Force personnel have been chargesheeted in connection with a major terror attack on a key airbase in Punjab province.

Punjabi Taliban threatens `revenge` against Nawaz govt if it executes prisoners

The outlawed Punjabi Taliban, which is a subsidiary of TTP, has warned the PML-N government to prepare itself for a war-like situation if it executes the convicts serving jail terms and on death row in the country.

Another bomb hits Shia religious procession in Pakistan, 6 killed

At least six persons were killed and nearly 90 others injured on Sunday when Pakistani Taliban targeted a Shia procession with a bomb at Dera Ismail Khan in the restive northwest, on Ashura, the holiest day for the minority community.

Pak to give embassy job to Malala`s father in UK

Malala Yousufzai was shot in the head by the Pakistani Taliban and eventually flown to Britain for treatment.

‘Pak must punish military insiders supporting Taliban`

An editorial in a Pakistani daily has said officers in the lower ranks of the military, who may be feeding information to the TTP, should be severely punished.

Pak deploys force at nuke facility following terror threat

Pakistani authorities have deployed large contingents of soldiers and policemen at a nuclear facility in Dera Ghazi Khan.

`Pakistan fighting America, not Taliban`

It is clear that Pakistan sees America as its enemy, not the Taliban whom everybody now believes to be the dominant factor in Karachi.

Pak Taliban blame secret agencies for Peshawar bombing

The banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan said intelligence agencies conducted the bombings at public places to make US administration happy.

Two Pakistani Taliban leaders killed

The Tehrik-i-Taliban commanders killed on Saturday night were identified as Shahid Omar and Huzaifa.

In Pak Taliban video, abducted VC pleads for help

Ajmal Khan, the vice-chancellor of the Islamia College University in Peshawar, was abducted by the Pakistani Taliban nearly two years ago.

Afghanistan says Badruddin Haqqani is dead

The Taliban rejected reports of Badruddin Haqqani`s death, however, saying that he was alive and well in Afghanistan.

No joint operations with US in N Waziristan: Kayani

General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said Pakistan alone would decide the timing of any offensive in North Waziristan.

Pak launches probe into Taliban attack on air base

A group of heavily-armed terrorists launched a pre-dawn attack on the air base at Kamra, 60 km northwest of Islamabad.

Kamra airbase attack: Pak sounds red alert at its airports

Pakistan`s Civil Aviation Authority has sounded a red alert at all airports across the country following the terrorist attack on Kamra airbase, a senior official said on Friday.

Pakistan air base attack: 72 suspects held

Pakistani Police have arrested 72 suspects from various parts of Islamabad during a search operation in the wake of the Kamra air base attack.