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The attack on the security post targeted an entry point to an Airport Security Force (ASF) camp 500 metres (yards) from the airport’s main premises, and around a kilometre from the passenger terminal.
The attack at Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport began just before midnight Sunday and around dawn, the military said that all 10 attackers had been killed.
A cure-all to some and for others a scam that preys on people’s superstitions, the sorcerers continue to thrive despite the disapproval of some hardline schools of Islam.
Relations between the neighbours hit a low following the kidnapping by Pakistani Sunni extremists of five Iranian border guards from Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan province in February.
The Sharjah-based budget carrier, which currently operates out of three hubs in the Gulf and North Africa region, signed an agreement with the RAK government in February declaring it the official carrier for the emirate and RAK airport as its new hub.
Punishment ranging from fines and jail terms to confiscation of assets and deportation may be imposed, escalating a year-long crackdown on visa irregularities that have been overlooked for decades.
Pakistan makes its own version of Chinese shoulder-launched anti-aircraft missiles, known as Anza, and anti-tank rockets– both of which Riyadh is trying to get for the rebels
AFP – At least 22 Shi’a pilgrims returning from Iran were killed and 20 others wounded when a bomb hit a bus in the southwest Pakistan province of Baluchistan Tuesday, officials said. The attack took place at Dringhar village on the Pakistan-Iran highway some 60 kilometres (37 miles) west of Quetta, Baluchistan’s capital. “At least …
The court adjourned the hearing until Wednesday to allow time to assess the doctors’ report and said defence and prosecution teams would receive copies.
Ties have been seriously strained over US drone strikes in Pakistan’s tribal belt as well as over sanctuaries for Afghan Taliban insurgents inside Pakistan’s borders.
The government would also announce a special prosecutor on Monday.
Daniel Markey, a senior fellow at US think-tank the Council on Foreign Relations, said that since coming to power in May Sharif had impressed Washington with his willingness to be a partner.
Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan Sunday announced preconditions for any peace talks, saying troops must be withdrawn from the tribal areas and its prisoners released.
Khan, 77, who is revered at home as a hero for building the Muslim world’s first atomic bomb, had formed his party
The group were digging in the area to look for antiquities.
The US had closed some two dozen embassies and consulates since August 4 after reported intelligence intercepts from Al-Qaeda suggested an attack was imminent
The move came as Quetta was hit by its second attack in two days as gunmen shot dead at least nine people outside a mosque on Friday
Muslims marked the Eid al-Fitr festival Thursday with feasts and prayers, even as the threat of fresh violence loomed in the Middle East
British embassy in Cairo says it will do its ‘utmost to prevent this execution’
TTP spokesman: We will take revenge of these killings from the Pakistani government and the establishment
Taliban’s second in command was killed in a US drone strike in the country’s lawless tribal northwest
Violence on the eve of a landmark general election threatened by the Taliban with suicide attacks
Campaigning has been marred by Taliban threats and attacks, which have killed 62 people since April 11
The assassination comes just days before Pakistan holds historic general elections on May 11
Musharraf is already under a two-week house arrest period over the sacking of judges when he imposed emergency rule in 2007
The website of the US Geological Survey put the magnitude of the quake at 7.8
Youssef confirmed the existence of the case via his official Twitter account.
Calls on India to help end Syrian conflict and support the Palestinian people
Morsi is the first Egyptian president to visit Pakistan in over 40 years