There’s at least one nation that’s not sweating ISIS.
Pakistan officials seemed cool as a cucumber on Friday after reports surfaced this week of a potentially deadly merger between the bloodthirsty jihadis and the equally barbaric Pakistan Taliban in their country.
“It shows a desperate effort by a decimated [Pakistan Taliban] to find external support . . . → Read More: Pakistan Armed Forces not worried about ISIS
(By Farhan Zaheer) India’s deputy high commissioner to Pakistan said on Wednesday that New Delhi too was worried about the escalating tensions triggered by ongoing border skirmishes.
Speaking at a meeting during his maiden visit to the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), JP Singh said there was common understanding in both India . . . → Read More: Indian diplomat – Delhi worried over Pakistan – India border tensions
(By Sajjad Shaukat) When during the Musharraf regime, Pakistan government initiated the construction of Gwadar deep-seaport in Balochistan province in March 2002 with Chinese assistance, sirens went off in the capitals of foreign countries, especially the United States, India and Israel. The US took it as a threat to its global plans, and India felt . . . → Read More: Balochistan issue is real and urgent
(Mohammad Jamil) Balochistan, the resource-rich province of Pakistan, appears to have been attracting the attention of foreign predators, usurpers and imperialistic powers who intend to expand their influence in the region to gain control of minerals and other economic resources. Unfortunately, Balochistan lacks technological prowess and economic resources to exploit its minerals and untapped resources. . . . → Read More: The dangers Balochistan faces
*The figures quoted above have been collected from local and international newspapers. The number of ceasefire violations may vary across sources.
Why is this time different?
The resumption of hostilities has displaced an estimated 30,000 villagers, who have fled their border homes in anticipation of further violence. This year 42 . . . → Read More: Making sense of Pakistan – India LoC
At least nine civilians were killed in Kashmir on Monday as Indian and Pakistani troops traded fire in the disputed region, in the latest setback to what had looked like renewed cooperation between the two nuclear-armed rivals just months ago.
Indian officials say five civilians were killed on their side of . . . → Read More: India, Pakistan relationship reset failing
At least 15 terrorists have been killed on Friday in fresh air strikes in restive tribal Khyber Agency, Samaa reports.
According to ISPR, armed forces pounded some areas in Khyber Agency. During the air assaults, 15 terrorists were killed while three secret hideouts of militants were also destroyed.
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At least five people, including a woman and a . . . → Read More: Peshawar bombing kills 5, Taliban claim responsibility
Officials in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) recently recovered pamphlets published by the “Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant” (ISIL), media reported September 3, and many segments of society are condemning the group’s forays into the country.
The 12-page booklet, titled “Fateh” (victory), is published in Dari and Pashtu. Copies of it have appeared in parts . . . → Read More: Should Pakistan be worried about ISIL
With Pakistan experiencing the worst period in its political history as well as fighting the Taliban within its borders, the Islamic State could not have chosen a better time to make inroads into Pakistan — if it wanted to.
The political squabble has refused to die down since it began on . . . → Read More: Is ISIS capable of finding support in Paksitan