Free Press Journal
  • US sanctions Pakistani madrassa for aiding LeT

    Washington: The US has sanctioned a top Al Qaeda official and a madrassa in Peshawar, serving as a terrorist training centre supporting Lashkar-e-Taeba, the Pakistan based terrorist group behind the Mumbai attack, and the Taliban.

  • Taliban call centre’ busted in Pak, 5 held

    Lahore: Pakistan’s law enforcement agencies have arrested five people here while busting an illegal telephone gateway exchange allegedly being operated by the Taliban to make ransom calls to families of persons kidnapped by the militant group.

  • Pakistan to execute three terrorists

    Islamabad: Pakistan has decided to go ahead with the execution of three terrorists despite threats of repercussions from the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terror outfit. Attaullah, Mohammad Azam and Jalal will be executed in Sukkur Central Prison Aug 20, 21 and 22 respectively.

  • Pak Taliban threatens attacks on election day

    Islamabad: The Pakistani Taliban has threatened widespread attacks, including suicide bombings, during the landmark general election tomorrow, saying it is opposed to the “infidel system” of democracy.

  • Taliban wants to ‘end democratic system’ in Pak: Hakimullah

    Islamabad: Against the backdrop of a spate of attacks on election meetings and campaign offices ahead of the landmark May 11 polls, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Hakimullah Mehsud has said his group is focussed on ending the country’s democratic system.

  • Taliban vows to wage jihad to implement Shariah in Pakistan

    Islamabad: With a little more than a month to go for Pakistan’s general election, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Hakimullah Mehsud has described democracy as a system of “kafirs” (non-believers) and vowed to wage jihad to implement Islamic law in the country.

  • Pak Taliban captures rival militant group’s headquarters

    Islamabad: The Pakistani Taliban have captured large tracts of the Tirah Valley in the restive Khyber tribal region of northwest Pakistan after weeks of fierce fighting with the Ansar-ul-Islam, a rival militant group.

  • Five anti-polio campaign workers gunned down in Pak

    Karachi: Five female health workers administering polio vaccines to children, including a 14-year-old girl, were killed in attacks by unidentified gunmen in the Pakistani cities of Karachi and Peshawar today, prompting authorities to suspend their anti-polio campaign.

  • Pakistan offers amnesty to banned outfits

    Islamabad: Pakistan will give a general amnesty to all banned groups, including the Pakistani Taliban, if they give up terrorism, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said in remarks published Tuesday.