Articles about Raheel Sharif

Since 2004, 2,714 killed in 409 US drone-attacks in Pakistan

09 Nov 2018

World
Since 2004, 2,714 killed in 409 US drone-attacks in Pakistan

The US has carried out 409 drone attacks in Pakistan since January 2004, killing 2,714 people and injuring 728 others, Dawn news reported today.

New ISI chief seeks to break Indo-Afghan ties

13 Dec 2016

World
New ISI chief seeks to break Indo-Afghan ties

Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar, the new chief of Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI is allegedly looking to scuttle Indo-Afghan relations.

Pak's Army chief Bajwa removes ISI chief

12 Dec 2016

World
Pak's Army chief Bajwa removes ISI chief

Pakistan's new army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa abruptly removed ISI Chief Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar; Bajwa did not name his replacement.

Pakistan's new army chief meets Sharif

07 Dec 2016

World
Pakistan's new army chief meets Sharif

Pakistan's new Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa held discussions with President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on national security matters.

Pak: No change in policy under new Army Chief

28 Nov 2016

World
Pak: No change in policy under new Army Chief

Pakistan's Defence minister Khawaja Asif clarified that Pakistan's "military policy will continue and there will be no immediate change," under the new Army Chief Qamar Bajwa.

New Pak Army Chief Bajwa: Why should India be careful?

28 Nov 2016

World
New Pak Army Chief Bajwa: Why should India be careful?

General Qamar Javed Bajwa emerged as the successor of General Raheel Sharif as the Pakistani Army Chief.

Sharif appoints Lt Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa as army chief

26 Nov 2016

World
Sharif appoints Lt Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa as army chief

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has selected 2 senior army officers as Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee (CJCSC) and Chief of Army Staff (COAS).

Pak army general threatens India, UN expresses concern

25 Nov 2016

India
Pak army general threatens India, UN expresses concern

Pakistani Army Chief General Raheel Sharif said if Pakistan were to launch a surgical strike, "India would not be able to forget it for generations to come."

India and Pakistan DGMOs speak over border firings

24 Nov 2016

India
India and Pakistan DGMOs speak over border firings

Indian Army forces inflicted significant damage with heavy-calibre weapons on 15-16 Pakistani Army posts as retaliation for beheading of an Indian soldier.

Pak Information Minister sacked over Dawn report

30 Oct 2016

World
Pak Information Minister sacked over Dawn report

In the aftermath of the Cyril Almeida case, Pakistan's Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has been sacked from his post.

Russia reassures India abt Pak relations

17 Oct 2016

World
Russia reassures India abt Pak relations

In an attempt to assuage Indian fears over Russia's recent military drills with Pakistan, Sergei Chemezov, CEO of Rostech State Corporation said the exercises were "not aimed at India."

Pak army concerned over Dawn article

16 Oct 2016

World
Pak army concerned over Dawn article

Pakistani Army Chief General Raheel Sharif, who presided over the meeting that was leaked to the Dawn newspaper said "participants viewed it as a breach of national security."

Travel ban on Dawn journalist lifted

15 Oct 2016

World
Travel ban on Dawn journalist lifted

The travel ban imposed on Cyril Almeida was lifted by the Pakistani government.

Have nothing against Cyril Almeida or Dawn: Pak Army

14 Oct 2016

World
Have nothing against Cyril Almeida or Dawn: Pak Army

Last week, Pakistan's Dawn journalist Cyril Almeida reported a "heated" meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif that became a top story.

Pak's future depends on who becomes the next army chief

09 Oct 2016

World
Pak's future depends on who becomes the next army chief

While Pakistan's international relations are deteriorating over the rising militancy threat, the Indo-Pak ties have entered a crisis mode over Kashmir, Balochistan, and the increasing use of proxy forces.

Are Russia-Pak military exercises indicating a geopolitical shift?

04 Oct 2016

World
Are Russia-Pak military exercises indicating a geopolitical shift?

Russia's maiden military exercises with India's arch-rival Pakistan, despite the Pak-based Uri terror attack, dismayed India.

Pakistan Army Chief's tenure comes to a close

28 Sep 2016

Politics
Pakistan Army Chief's tenure comes to a close

Raheel Sharif, Pakistan's Army-Chief's tenure will end in November 2016; his successor will be appointed by Pakistan's PM Nawaz Sharif.

Pakistani Government chopper crash-lands in Afghanistan; occupants held hostage

05 Aug 2016

Politics
Pakistani Government chopper crash-lands in Afghanistan; occupants held hostage

Six Pakistani engineers and a Russian engineer, traveling to Uzbekistan in a Russian MI-17, had to make a crash landing due to technical faults in Afghanistan's Logar area on 4th August, 2016.