Author Archives: shiapost

UN envoy to Syria questions US role in resolving Syria crisis

United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has questioned the role of the United States and its so-called military engagement against terrorist groups in the Middle Eastern country, saying ...

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Iraq launches operation to recapture western Mosul

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has announced the start of an operation to liberate the western side of the flashpoint city of Mosul from the grip of the Takfiri Daesh ...

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Punjab govt seeks Rangers help to combat terrorism

The Punjab government during a provincial apex committee meeting chaired by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday decided to seek support from the Rangers to combat terrorism in Punjab ...

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LeJ among four terrorist groups behind recent attacks in Pakistan

Security forces have made headway in the investigations of recent terror attacks across Pakistan, identifying four terrorist organisations with direct links to the attacks that have claimed over 100 lives. ...

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Reports reveal how Sehwan bomber entered the shrine

Now ridden with blood, victims’ clothes, and half-eaten food, the compound that leads to the main hall of the shrine was brimming with around 1,000 people when it was crossed ...

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205 suspects, mostly Afghan nationals, held in Punjab

LAHORE: At least 205 suspects, mostly Afghan nationals, were arrested in a province-wide search and sweep operation by law enforcement agencies (LEAs) in the last 24 hours. A spokesman for ...

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Shoot-on-sight orders over illegal entry from Afghanistan

As Pakistan’s border with Afghanistan at Chaman remains closed on the second consecutive day on Saturday, authorities issued shoot-at-sight orders for those found trying to cross over. The Friendship Gate ...

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Iran urges broad, global fight against terrorism

Iran has denounced a deadly terrorist attack on a Sufi shrine in Pakistan’s southern province of Sindh, urging an extensive and global fight against the vicious phenomenon. “It is necessary that ...

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