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Afghan security forces stand at the site of a bombing in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, May 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
18 Jun 2017 11:02

‘2 Pakistani diplomats go missing in Afghanistan’

Islam Times - Two Pakistani diplomats based in a consulate office in eastern Afghanistan have gone missing en route to their home country, Islamabad says.

 
This file photograph taken on June 9, 2017, shows Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif adjusting his earpiece as he attends a Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in Kazakhstan. (Photo by AFP)
12 Jun 2017 12:18

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Sharif to appear before probe panel

Islam Times - Pakistan's prime minister will appear before an anti-corruption investigation commission over allegations against his family, a government minister said Sunday.

 
Indian army soldiers patrol after two Kashmiri rebels were killed during a gunfight in the Tral area south of Srinagar on May 27, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
3 Jun 2017 11:29

Pakistan accuses Indian forces of 'unprovoked' shootings on Kashmir village

Islam Times - Pakistani and Indian troops have traded gunfire at the border dividing Kashmir between the two neighbors, wounding two villagers in the Islamabad-administered part of the disputed Himalayan region.

 
General Raheel Sharif
1 Jun 2017 06:22

Pakistani Cmdr. Mulls Leaving Saudi-Led Alliance over US Interference

Islam Times - Pakistan's former army chief General Raheel Sharif mulling leaving Saudi-led Military Alliance's command protesting US interference.

 
Pakistani opposition leader and head of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party Imran Khan leaves the Supreme Court after attending a hearing on the Panama Papers case against PM Sharif in Islamabad on May 22, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
23 May 2017 06:04

Imran Khan denounces Trump's anti-Iran speech in Saudi Arabia

Islam Times - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has strongly denounced remarks by US President Donald Trump against Iran during his visit to Saudi Arabia.

 
Cross-Border Firing Kills 2 in Kashmir: Indian Army
14 May 2017 04:22

Cross-Border Firing Kills 2 in Kashmir: Indian Army

Islam Times - India accused Pakistan army of killing a father and daughter in the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir region on Saturday.

 
A number of Pakistani paramilitary troops are seen during an operation in Karachi, April 25, 2017. (Photo by AP)
13 May 2017 10:04

UN committee slams ‘widespread torture’ by Pakistani police

Islam Times - A United Nations committee has censured the “widespread practice of torture” by Pakistani police, military and intelligence agencies, urging the country to make urgent reforms to the law.

 
Picture shows an official funeral ceremony being held in the north-eastern Iranian city of Mashhad on April 28, 2017 for six of the 11 Iranian border guards killed in a terror attack.
10 May 2017 04:11

Pakistan summons Iranian ambassador

Islam Times - Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry has summoned Iran’s ambassador in Islamabad over remarks made by the Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri.

 
Members of the Pakistani border security force prepare to deploy to the Afghan border at a camp on Chaman border, May 5, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
8 May 2017 04:51

Pakistani troops destroy 5 Afghan border posts, kill 50 soldiers: Army

Islam Times - The Pakistani army says it has destroyed up to five Afghan border checkpoints and killed 50 security personnel in retaliation to a recent alleged Afghan cross-border attack on Pakistan, which left several people dead.

 
File photo of Indian Army soldiers as they patrol near the Line of Control.
3 May 2017 04:29

Pakistan Shelled Indian Army Patrol, Killed 2 Soldiers: Army

Islam Times - New Delhi accused Pakistani soldiers of killing and mutilating two members of an Indian army patrol in the disputed Kashmir region on Monday.

 
Pakistan-China jointly developed JF-17B Thunder jet takes maiden test flight
30 Apr 2017 07:26

Pakistan-China jointly developed JF-17B Thunder jet takes maiden test flight

Islam Times - A modified version of the lightweight JF-17 warplane, jointly manufactured by Pakistan and China, has taken its maiden flight, the Pakistani military says.

 
Pakistani Ex-army Chief to Head Saudi-led Forces
23 Apr 2017 04:39

Pakistani Ex-army Chief to Head Saudi-led Forces

Islam Times - A retired Pakistani army general will be taking command of the new Saudi-led military bloc where he intends to build the military bloc from scratch and recruit forces to fill its ranks.

 
Senior Militant Leader Surrenders Himself to Pakistani Security Forces
19 Apr 2017 07:46

Senior Militant Leader Surrenders Himself to Pakistani Security Forces

Islam Times - A senior militant leader, Ehsanullah Ehsan, voluntarily surrendered himself to Pakistani security forces, dealing a blow to Jamaat-ul-Ahrar extremist group that has carried out several attacks in recent years.

 
Pakistan to Quit Saudi Coalition if Iran Targeted: Defense Minister
12 Apr 2017 11:47

Pakistan to Quit Saudi Coalition if Iran Targeted: Defense Minister

Islam Times - Pakistan has threatened to quit a Saudi-led military coalition if it were to be used against any Muslim country including Iran.

 
Saudi Arabia Beheads 3 Pakistani Nationals
10 Apr 2017 07:58

Saudi Arabia Beheads 3 Pakistani Nationals

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia has beheaded on Sunday three Pakistani nationals on drug trafficking charges, bringing to 26 the number of executions in the kingdom this year.

 
Iran-Pakistan Relations: Opportunities, Setbacks
14 Mar 2017 09:26

Iran-Pakistan Relations: Opportunities, Setbacks

Islam Times - The 2016 was a year full of highs and lows in Iran-Pakistan relations. The two countries' leaders exchanged a number of visits to neighbor capitals, showing a strong will for expansion of the mutual ties.

 
ECO Islamabad Summit, Boosting Regional Ties
5 Mar 2017 04:01

ECO Islamabad Summit, Boosting Regional Ties

Islam Times - The 13th summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) ended in Islamabad on Wednesday with members vowing to double intra-regional trade.

 
Pakistani police cordon off the site of a bombing in Lahore, February 14, 2017.
27 Feb 2017 10:37

Pakistani security forces on high alert after recent attacks

Islam Times - The Pakistani capital, Islamabad, and other main areas in the country are under tight security following a series of militant attacks in recent weeks.

 
Iran Slams ISIS Terrorist Attack on Muslim Shrine in Pakistan
19 Feb 2017 04:43

Iran Slams ISIS Terrorist Attack on Muslim Shrine in Pakistan

Islam Times - Iran on Friday condemned an ISIS terrorist attack in Pakistan that killed 88 people and injured hundreds more at a crowded Sufi Muslim shrine.

 
Saudi Arabia Expels 40,000 Pakistani Workers amid Economic Pressures
15 Feb 2017 06:57

Saudi Arabia Expels 40,000 Pakistani Workers amid Economic Pressures

Islam Times - Due to economic pressures, Saudi Arabia has expelled as many as 40,000 Pakistani workers during a four-month period.