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As terror strikes Iran, be on alert

Women terrorists were involved along with men, and a strike at a third location was averted, according to Iranian official sources.

09 Jun 2017 2:18 AM

Trump signals shift in US’ Mideast line

Trump has decided to strike friendship with the Sunni world and denounce Iran, headquarters of the Shia sect.

23 May 2017 12:22 AM

Raheel’s IMAFT: A self-defeating idea?

The question here is: where exactly has Raheel Sharif joined and what would be his role?

18 Apr 2017 12:14 AM

Nawaz Sharif bars his partymen from commenting on Gen Raheel Sharif

The former army chief's appointment had been criticised by some Pakistani politicians, retired army officers, journalists, intellectuals.

10 Apr 2017 4:02 PM

Pak minister Khawaja Asif defends ex-army chief appointment as coalition head

Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said government took the decision to let Raheel proceed to take the command after a lot consultations.

29 Mar 2017 4:57 PM


New ‘Islamic’ force is a flawed concept

There is lack of clarity about the structure and remit of this incipient “Muslim Nato”, which appears more of a “Sunni Nato”.

28 Mar 2017 4:34 AM

Saudis’ IMAFT: Tread cautiously

The aims of the new Islamic anti-terror alliance are somewhat reminiscent of another earlier but entirely different military alliance.

19 Jan 2017 3:59 AM

Raheel’s Saudi role to backfire on Pak?

The move to avoid joining IMAFT initially was driven by internal considerations.

18 Jan 2017 1:07 AM

‘Foreign hand’ and the role of Raheel

There was even wild, woolly talk of finally getting the Iran-Pakistan pipeline moving.

09 Jan 2017 4:18 AM

Statement distorted by media, did not seek Raheel's help to exit Pak: Musharraf

Musharraf, who is facing murder and treason charges, had left the country for Dubai in March earlier this year.

27 Dec 2016 8:27 AM


No deal on Musharraf exit, says Nawaz Sharif

Pak PM said the Army influenced the civilian government to drop the charges against him.

22 Dec 2016 7:30 AM

Raheel Sharif helped me in leaving Pakistan: Pervez Musharraf

Musharraf also said that Pakistani social fabric was not conducive for democracy.

20 Dec 2016 4:57 PM

Opinion: Make India secure, forget the rhetoric...

Nagrota attack was in progress even as Pak’s outgoing Army Chief Gen. Raheel Sharif was handing over the baton to his successor Javed Bajwa.

01 Dec 2016 12:41 AM

It’s Pakistan's restraint, not weakness: Raheel Sharif

General Raheel Sharif warns India in his last speech as Pakistan’s Army chief.

30 Nov 2016 2:08 AM

Our restraint is not weakness: Raheel Sharif tells India

I want to make it clear to India that considering our policy of restraint a weakness would be dangerous for her, Raheel Sharif said.

29 Nov 2016 1:26 PM


Pakistan envoy says will be ‘positive’ if talks mooted

Mr Sharif’s foreign affairs adviser Sartaj Aziz will attend the Heart of Asia conference in Amritsar in the first week of December.

29 Nov 2016 1:42 AM

Pak: Don’t expect change

Bajwa has considerable experience dealing with Kashmir and will use his knowledge and expertise to advance the Pakistan Army’s interests.

29 Nov 2016 12:13 AM

Javed Bajwa is Pakistan’s new Army chief

General Bajwa has extensive experience of handling affairs in Kashmir and the northern areas of the country.

27 Nov 2016 1:11 AM

Pakistan names General Qamar Javed Bajwa as new army chief

Bajwa will take the place of Gen Raheel Sharif who is set to retire on November 29.

26 Nov 2016 6:20 PM

Pakistan searches for powerful new army chief

Raheel Sharif’s successor will face challenges ranging from an increasingly hostile India to the conflict in Afghanistan.

22 Nov 2016 6:11 PM