Stories for: Baqir Sajjad Syed

Decision to give peace another chance

Govt, military discuss ending of ceasefire by TTP at security committee meeting

Security committee meets today

ISLAMABAD: The government has called a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on National Security (CCNS) for...

S. Arabia has no hidden agenda, says ambassador

Saudi government gave bigger amounts to the PPP during its five-year tenure, outgoing envoy says.

Army to preserve its dignity, says COAS

Gen Raheel warns critics against undermining military’s institutional morale

Pakistan seals border for Afghan elections

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan said on Thursday that it had sealed most of its border with Afghanistan, except for certain...

Pakistan assured of UK cooperation

UK assured the Pakistan government on Wednesday of greater cooperation, specifically in the counterterrorism sector.

Request for details of CIA chief’s visit turned down

10,000 Pakistan regulars serving in Bahrain’s defence forces, Senate panel informed

Move to downsize peace-keeping operations to affect Pakistan

UN official’s request for police personnel turned down

Bahrain says it wants to mend fences with Iran

Bahrain said on Thursday that it expected Pakistan to have a moderating effect on Muslim countries in the region.

Strong trade ties with Bahrain urged

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has called for translating the political goodwill and fraternal bonds existing...

Bahrain king to visit JSHQ today

ISLAMABAD: King Hamad bin Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa will make an unprecedented visit on Wednesday to the Joint...

Aziz vows balance in S. Arabia, Iran ties

No strings attached to Saudi grant, adviser tells Senate committee

FO criticises EU diplomats’ ‘violation of diplomatic norms’

About security talks with Saudi Arabia, Aslam said the talks were in progress and nothing had been finalised yet.

Consultations with army over new team for talks

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif held consultations with the army on Tuesday over the composition of a new...

Army plans major purchases next year

ISLAMABAD: In an indication that major defence purchases are being planned for next financial year, the Pakistan ...

Army may keep out of dialogue committee

Its top brass reportedly observed that holding the dialogue was a government initiative.

FO spokesperson hits out at Syria policy critics

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office spokesperson lost patience on Thursday with critics of what is being perceived as a...

PM, top brass in huddle over operation

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met Army Chief General Raheel Sharif and other top security aides on ...

30 reported dead in fresh attacks on hideouts

ISLAMABAD/LADHA: The military on Tuesday launched fresh strikes against Taliban hideouts in South and North...

Air strikes target foreign militants in N. Waziristan

ISLAMABAD / MIRAMSHAH: Dozens of militants, mostly Uzbek fighters, were killed as Air Force jets and army’s...


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