General Raheel Sharif

Saudi-led military coalition chief Raheel Sharif calls on Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Sharif, who is considered to be close to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, is leading a delegation of IMCTC - the 41-nation military coalition - to Pakistan.

Feb 12, 2019, 17:55 PM IST

Ex-Army chief Raheel Sharif helped me in exiting Pakistan: Musharraf

Former dictator Gen Pervez Musharraf has said ex-army chief General Raheel Sharif's intervention helped him in exiting Pakistan, indicating the powerful influence wielded by the military in the country's affairs.

Dec 20, 2016, 15:06 PM IST

Pakistan will give 'befitting response' to its enemies, warns Nawaz Sharif as Army begins military drill code-named 'Raad Ul Barq'

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has warned that any effort to harm Pakistan's national security will be met with a "befitting response" as the Pakistani Army began a massive military drill named 'Raad Ul Barq' in a strategically located area bordering India.

Nov 17, 2016, 09:44 AM IST

Pakistan army chief lauds ''Zarb-i-Azb'' an example of war for peace

Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif has called operation `Zarb-i-Azb` an example of war for peace, saying the successful military operation has brought stability and prosperity to the country as well as to the region.

Oct 24, 2016, 10:03 AM IST

Pak Army chief General Raheel Sharif to be elevated as Field Marshal?

A proposal to elevate Pakistan's Army chief General Raheel Sharif to the rank of Field Marshal has reached the Islamabad High Court, weeks ahead of his retirement from the powerful post.

Oct 16, 2016, 20:28 PM IST

Pakistan Army expresses concern over news leak about rift with govt

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif presided over the meeting of Corps Commanders' Conference which was held at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi.

Oct 14, 2016, 20:20 PM IST

Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif confirms death sentence of 10 terrorists

Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif today confirmed death sentence handed down to 10 terrorists by military courts for their involvement in killing civilians, polio workers and armed forces personnel.

Oct 13, 2016, 20:17 PM IST

Pakistan Army keeping a close eye on eastern border

The Pakistan Army is closely monitoring the developments on the border with India and was ready to respond to "any situation", the chief military spokesman said on Tuesday.

Sep 27, 2016, 22:53 PM IST

Pakistan Army orders special operations after Quetta blast

Gen Sharif told intelligence agencies to initiate "special combing operations to target those involved in terror attacks", a spokesperson for the military said.

Aug 08, 2016, 19:52 PM IST

Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif approves death sentences of 11 terrorists

Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has approved the death sentences of 11 convicts after completion of their trials by military tribunals.

May 04, 2016, 12:10 PM IST

Pakistan army completes anti-militant operation in North Wasziristan

IslamabadPakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif announced on Monday the successful completion of operation against militants in difficult mountainous terrain of North Waziristan tribal region.

Apr 19, 2016, 01:18 AM IST

Remain ready for full spectrum of threat: Pak army chief tells soldiers

General Raheel visited the Cholistan desert in Bahawalpur district of Punjab where troops completed an intense exercises in traditional warfare.

Feb 26, 2016, 19:45 PM IST

Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif accuses foreign forces of supporting terrorism

Pakistan Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif on Tuesday said Balochistan had become a hotbed for proxy wars for regional and global powers pursuing a grand strategy as he accused foreign forces of supporting terrorism in the state. 

Feb 03, 2016, 03:12 AM IST

Watch: Fast N Facts @4:00 pm - Part I

-An NSG Lieutenant martyred while diffusing the bomb.

-General Raheel Sharif was behind the Pathankot Airbase attack.
To know more watch the full video.

Jan 03, 2016, 21:30 PM IST

Meeting with Pakistan's Gen Raheel Sharif focused on Afghanistan: Pentagon

Pakistan's army chief General Raheel Sharif's meeting with US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter and other top American military leadership primarily focused on Afghanistan and Pakistan's actions to counter terror, the Pentagon said.

Nov 18, 2015, 05:07 AM IST

Pakistan warns India again, says its troops ready to respond to enemy's 'misadventure'

In an obvious reference to India, the Pakistani Army chief, General Raheel Sharif, has said the force is "fully capable" of dealing with any kind of threat" and that any "misdaventure" would come at an "unbearable cost".

Sep 07, 2015, 11:54 AM IST

Pakistan army chief embarks on Sri Lanka visit

Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif on Friday embarked on a four-day visit to Sri Lanka during which he will meet the country's top leadership to deepen defence relations.

Jun 06, 2015, 06:46 AM IST

Success against militants could end militancy in Pakistan: General Raheel Sharif

 Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif on Thursday said achievements in the operations against militants have created an environment to find a meaningful and sustainable closure of military efforts to end militancy in the country.

May 22, 2015, 00:36 AM IST

PCB invites PM, Army Chief for T20 vs Zimbabwe

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has invited Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the Chief of army General Raheel Sharif to watch the T20 match between Pakistan and Zimbabwe at the Gaddafi stadium on Friday.

May 21, 2015, 19:46 PM IST

At least 45 killed in Karachi bus attack, Islamic State claims responsibility

At least 45 people have been killed and at least 20 others injured after a passenger bus carrying members of the minority Ismaili Shia community was attacked by gunmen on motorcycles in Pakistan's Karachi on Wednesday.

May 13, 2015, 11:37 AM IST