Pakistan fires heavy artillery at Afghan forces on Khyber Pass border

By Jibran Ahmed PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Jun 15 : Pakistani troops fired heavy artillery at Afghan forces at their main Khyber Pass border crossing today, the Pakistani military said, an escalation after days of clashes that have killed four people and stranded thousands on both sides. Afghanistan’s ambassador to Islamabad Omar Zakhilwal today said he met […]

Pakistan fires heavy artillery at Afghan forces on Khyber Pass border

By Jibran Ahmed PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Jun 15 : Pakistani troops fired heavy artillery at Afghan forces at their main Khyber Pass border crossing today, the Pakistani military said, an escalation after days of clashes that have killed four people and stranded thousands on both sides. Relations between the US allies have never been close but […]

Pakistan fires heavy artillery at Afghan forces on Khyber Pass border

By Jibran Ahmed PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Jun 15 : Pakistani troops fired heavy artillery at Afghan forces at their main Khyber Pass border crossing today, the Pakistani military said, an escalation after days of clashes that have killed four people and stranded thousands on both sides. Relations between the US allies have never been close but […]

Pakistani clerics declare ‘honour killing’ against Islam

By Mubasher Bukhari LAHORE, Pakistan, Jun 13 : A group of Pakistani clerics has issued a fatwa, or religious ruling, declaring “honour killing” over perceived damage to a family’s reputation against the teaching of Islam, and anyone who carries out such an attack a heretic. Hundreds of Pakistanis, the vast majority women and girls, are […]

Pakistan, Afghan soldiers clash at Khyber Pass border – officials

By Ahmad Sultan TORKHAM, Pakistan, Jun 13 : Pakistani and Afghan soldiers clashed overnight at the main border crossing at the end of the Khyber Pass, officials said today, with at least one killed and several wounded, further straining relations between the militancy-plagued neighbours. One Afghan soldier was killed and six were wounded, an Afghan […]

Wanted in US and India, Pakistan Islamist criticises US as envoy visits

By Mehreen Zahra-Malik ISLAMABAD, Jun 10 : Hafiz Saeed, a Pakistani Islamist with a 10 million dollars US bounty on his head, led prayers at a mosque in Islamabad today and called on his country’s military to shoot down any American drones entering Pakistani territory. The anti-US rhetoric came as the US special representative for […]