Pakistani Terrorism

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US wants Pakistan to fully cooperate in war against terrorism

11 Sep 2018

US wants Pakistan to fully cooperate in war against terrorism

The US has conveyed to Pakistan that it wants Islamabad to cooperate fully in the war against terrorism as it is a matter of "extraordinary importance" to America, US President Donald Trump's National Security Advisor John Bolton said.

Pakistan will pay for Sunjuwan sooner rather than later: Rawat

23 Feb 2018

Pakistan will pay for Sunjuwan sooner rather than later: Rawat

Pakistan will pay for Sunjuwan "sooner rather than later," Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said today, adding India has "several options including surgical strikes."

Amid global pressure, Pakistan designates Hafiz Saeed a terrorist

13 Feb 2018

Amid global pressure, Pakistan designates Hafiz Saeed a terrorist

A week after Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed dared the government to arrest him, Pakistan has declared him a terrorist.

Sunjuwan: Attackers came from Pakistan, likely helped by locals

12 Feb 2018

Sunjuwan: Attackers came from Pakistan, likely helped by locals

The Sunjuwan attackers had crossed over from Pakistan last year, were likely helped by locals, and had entered the base by cutting through tin sheets, J&K DGP SP Vaid has said.

Hizbul Mujahideen claims credit for freeing Pakistani Lashkar terrorist

08 Feb 2018

Hizbul Mujahideen claims credit for freeing Pakistani Lashkar terrorist

Hizbul Mujahideen has claimed responsibility for freeing Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Naveed Jat from police custody, two days after gunmen stormed a Srinagar hospital.

Gunmen storm Srinagar hospital, help Pakistani terrorist escape

06 Feb 2018

Gunmen storm Srinagar hospital, help Pakistani terrorist escape

Terrorists stormed a government-run hospital in Srinagar today and opened fire, killing two cops and helping a hardened Pakistani militant escape.

Afghanistan: Kabul hotel attacker trained by Pakistan spy agency ISI

30 Jan 2018

Afghanistan: Kabul hotel attacker trained by Pakistan spy agency ISI

In a shocking claim, Afghanistan's Permanent Representative to the UN, Mahmoud Saikal said that Pakistan's spy agency ISI trained the terrorist involved in the attack on Kabul's iconic Intercontinental Hotel.

Hamid Karzai: Trump must "walk the talk" on Pakistan's terrorism

27 Jan 2018

Hamid Karzai: Trump must "walk the talk" on Pakistan's terrorism

Former Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai called upon US president Donald Trump to "walk the talk" about curbing Pakistan's support to terrorist outfits.

Hafiz Saeed, Syed Salahuddin chargesheeted for helping terror activities

18 Jan 2018

Hafiz Saeed, Syed Salahuddin chargesheeted for helping terror activities

The NIA has filed a chargesheet against 12 people including Hizbul Mujahideen head Syed Salahuddin and Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed.

'No case against Hafiz Saeed Sahib': Pakistan PM

17 Jan 2018

'No case against Hafiz Saeed Sahib': Pakistan PM

In a shocking turn of events, Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi told, in a television interview, that action cannot be taken against the alleged mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, Hafiz Saeed as no case was registered against him in Pakistan.

US, India accuse Pakistan of giving safe havens to terrorists

22 Dec 2017

US, India accuse Pakistan of giving safe havens to terrorists

India has told the UN Security Council (UNSC) that support for terror groups, including the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) "from outside Afghanistan" must stop.

Pakistani-American woman arrested for using bitcoin to fund ISIS

16 Dec 2017

Pakistani-American woman arrested for using bitcoin to fund ISIS

27-year-old Zoobia Shahnaz of New York has been arrested for allegedly laundering bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to transfer the money to aid ISIS.

Terrorism: US tells citizens to defer non-essential travel to Pakistan

09 Dec 2017

Terrorism: US tells citizens to defer non-essential travel to Pakistan

The US State Department has advised its citizens to defer all non-essential travel to Pakistan.

Baloch leader asks US to declare Musharraf a global terrorist

04 Dec 2017

Baloch leader asks US to declare Musharraf a global terrorist

Naela Quadri Baloch, the leader of the World Baloch Women Forum, has urged US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to declare former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf a global terrorist.

26/11-mastermind Hafiz Saeed to contest Pakistan General Elections next year

03 Dec 2017

26/11-mastermind Hafiz Saeed to contest Pakistan General Elections next year

Gunmen storm Peshawar's Agricultural Directorate hostel, several injured

01 Dec 2017

Gunmen storm Peshawar's Agricultural Directorate hostel, several injured

Several people were injured when terrorists stormed the Agricultural Directorate building in Peshawar this morning.

Provide evidence against Saeed, his son-in-law tells India

29 Nov 2017

Provide evidence against Saeed, his son-in-law tells India

Khalid Waleed, the son-in-law of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has told India to provide evidence against Saeed rather than crying on America's shoulders.

26/11-mastermind Hafiz Saeed approaches UN to drop his terrorist tag

28 Nov 2017

26/11-mastermind Hafiz Saeed approaches UN to drop his terrorist tag

Hafiz Saeed, founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba and the mastermind who orchestrated the 26/11 attacks on Mumbai has filed a petition with the UN to drop his terrorist tag.

Hafiz Saeed release: US threatens Pakistan with 'repercussions'

26 Nov 2017

Hafiz Saeed release: US threatens Pakistan with 'repercussions'

The US is visibly annoyed at Pakistan's recent release of Lashkar-e-Taiba founder and Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief, Hafiz Saeed.

J&K: Three Pakistani LeT terrorists neutralized in Handwara encounter

21 Nov 2017

J&K: Three Pakistani LeT terrorists neutralized in Handwara encounter

Three terrorists of the Lashkar-e-Taiba have been killed in an encounter this morning at Magam area in Handwara district of J&K.

Intelligence: Pak-sponsored terrorists trying to derail talks in J&K

07 Nov 2017

Intelligence: Pak-sponsored terrorists trying to derail talks in J&K

The Pakistani Army and ISI have reportedly stepped up attempts to infiltrate terrorists into Kashmir and conduct attacks, Indian security officials have told DNA.

China backs Pakistan's terror record after Tillerson's sharp rebuke

27 Oct 2017

China backs Pakistan's terror record after Tillerson's sharp rebuke

China has praised its all-weather friend Pakistan's "positive efforts" at tackling terrorism.

Swaraj slams Pak-based terror in joint statement with US counterpart

25 Oct 2017

Swaraj slams Pak-based terror in joint statement with US counterpart

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj hit out at Pakistan, saying it must act against terrorist groups in its territory, during a joint statement with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in New Delhi.

China urges US to recognize Pakistan's role in fighting terrorism

09 Oct 2017

China urges US to recognize Pakistan's role in fighting terrorism

India and the US have been turning up the pressure on Pakistan to force it to act against homegrown terror.

India calls Pakistan "Terroristan" following PM Abbasi's speech at UN

22 Sep 2017

India calls Pakistan "Terroristan" following PM Abbasi's speech at UN

India made a scathing rebuttal against Pakistani PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's belligerent speech at the UN General Assembly (UNGA).

Modi-Abe slam Pakistan over terrorism in joint statement

14 Sep 2017

Modi-Abe slam Pakistan over terrorism in joint statement

After inaugurating India's first bullet train project, Indian PM Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe strongly pitched for a "zero tolerance" policy against terrorism.

Days after BRICS declaration, China does about-turn on Pak terror

09 Sep 2017

Days after BRICS declaration, China does about-turn on Pak terror

It's barely been five days since China joined other BRICS countries to condemn Pakistan-based terror groups in a declaration.

Pakistan finally admits LeT, JeM are based in its territory

07 Sep 2017

Pakistan finally admits LeT, JeM are based in its territory

After years of denial, Pakistan has for the first time admitted that anti-India terrorist outfits such as the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) operate from its territory.

BRICS declaration: Has China shifted its stance on Masood Azhar?

06 Sep 2017

BRICS declaration: Has China shifted its stance on Masood Azhar?

China endorsed a declaration which named Jaish-e-Mohammad along with other Pakistan-based terror groups at the recently concluded BRICS Summit.

China dodges question on JeM chief Azhar despite BRICS declaration

05 Sep 2017

China dodges question on JeM chief Azhar despite BRICS declaration

On Monday, a BRICS joint declaration condemned Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) among other Pakistan-based terrorist groups.

India welcomes Trump's criticism of Pakistan's support for terror groups

23 Aug 2017

India welcomes Trump's criticism of Pakistan's support for terror groups

India has welcomed US President Donald Trump's newly announced Afghanistan strategy and his condemnation of Pakistan for allegedly backing of terror groups.

After Trump, Tillerson cautions Pakistan over terror support

23 Aug 2017

After Trump, Tillerson cautions Pakistan over terror support

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has stepped up pressure on Pakistan over its alleged backing of the Afghan Taliban.

Pakistani terror funding: Millionaire businessman arrested in Srinagar

18 Aug 2017

Pakistani terror funding: Millionaire businessman arrested in Srinagar

A millionaire was arrested from Srinagar for allegedly funding Kashmiri terrorists and separatists.

Teenage suicide bomber's confession sheds light on Pakistan's terror factory

07 Aug 2017

Teenage suicide bomber's confession sheds light on Pakistan's terror factory

In September 2016, Usman, a teenager from Afghanistan's Nangarhar province was captured just before he could detonate a suicide vest at a Shiite prayer group in Shikarpur, Pakistan.

Geelani close aide might have leaked national secrets to Pakistan

01 Aug 2017

Geelani close aide might have leaked national secrets to Pakistan

A close aide of Hurriyat's Syed Ali Shah Geelani is suspected of passing on classified information to Pakistan's ISI.

Pak-based terrorists used WhatsApp to mobilize Kashmiri youths

26 Jul 2017

Pak-based terrorists used WhatsApp to mobilize Kashmiri youths

By examining information on 28 WhatsApp groups, the National Investigation Agency has unearthed crucial details about Pakistani funding of terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir.

US blocks $350 million to Pakistan for not curbing terrorism

22 Jul 2017

US blocks $350 million to Pakistan for not curbing terrorism

Looks like Trump was serious when he said he wouldn't turn a blind eye towards Pakistan harboring terror.

Continuous shelling by Pakistan hits education sector in Kashmir

22 Jul 2017

Continuous shelling by Pakistan hits education sector in Kashmir

Continuous shelling by Pakistan has hit J&K's education scenario. At least one school premise has been heavily damaged.

US designates Pakistan as a terrorist 'safe haven'

20 Jul 2017

US designates Pakistan as a terrorist 'safe haven'

Possibly a sign of Trump administration's toughening stance against terrorism, the US listed Pakistan as one of the countries providing safe havens to terrorists in its "Country Report on Terrorism" published annually.

Army foils major attack by Pakistani intruders, two soldiers killed

23 Jun 2017

Army foils major attack by Pakistani intruders, two soldiers killed

Two soldiers and a Pakistani intruder were killed as Indian personnel foiled a major Pakistani Border Action Team (BAT) attack along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch.