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Al Qaeda chief tells fighters in Syria to ‘unite or die’

AMMAN – Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri urged rival fighters in Syria to unite or risk death but again decried Islamic State as “extremists” in an audio recording posted online on Sunday. As successor to Osama bin Laden, Zawahiri has the allegiance of al Qaeda …

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Syria regime says Assad ouster ‘red line’ ahead of peace talks

GENEVA (AFP) – Syria’s warring sides clashed over the fate of President Bashar al-Assad on Saturday.With the government vowing his ouster remains a “red line” for looming peace talks while the opposition vowed to see him go — dead or alive. The UN-brokered, indirect negotiations …

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8 FDA officials kidnapped in South Waziristan

WANA: Some unknown armed men kidnapped eight government officials including director Fata Development Authority (FDA) Atiq Bangash from Wana tehsil of South Waziristan Agency on Thursday. According to reports, the FDA team was going from Wana to Zarmalan area of South Waziristan Agency, when some …

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Two Injured In Noshki Bomb Blast

QUETTA: At least two persons were injured in a bomb explosion in Noshki area of Balochistan on Thursday. According to reports, the explosion occurred near vehicles showroom in Noshki area, in which two persons were injured. The injured were shifted to nearby hospital, while the …

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Traders’ leader shot dead in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Haji Haleem Jan, a prominent leader of leaders, was gunned down in Peshawar on Tuesday. According to police, unknown gun men targeted the senior trader at his shop in city’s busy Qissa Khwani Bazaar. With four bullet wounds, Haji Haleem Jan was rushed to …

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One Woman Dead, 24 Injured In Abbottabad Blast

ABBOTTABAD: One woman died and 24 persons injured in a blast in a guest house located in Mandian, an area of Abbottabad. According to police, the explosion took place as gas was filled in a room of the guest house. Meanwhile, rescue teams reached the …

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25 suspects detained during search operation in Islamabad’s Bhara Kahu

ISLAMABAD: During ongoing crackdown on terror elements across the country, the law enforcement personnel have arrested at least 25 suspects during search operation in Bhara Kahu area of Islamabad on Saturday. The joint search operation was conducted by Rangers, police and intelligence agencies in Hatyal …

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25 terror suspects held near Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Police and Rangers conducted raids in several areas located on outskirts of Islamabad, arresting 25 terror suspects and recovering explosives and weapons from their possession. According to police, they carried out targeted operation in Bhara Kahu and other areas on the Islamabad’s outskirt. The …

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Three Terrorists Killed In Layyah Encounter

LAYYAH: Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of Punjab has killed three alleged terrorists during an encounter in Layyah on late Friday night. According to reports, the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) killed three terrorists of Al-Qaeda during a clash in Layyah. At least three accomplices of the …

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Our Dead Bodies Recovered From A House In Peshawar

PESHAWAR: At least four dead bodies were recovered from a house in Peshawar on Friday. According to police the dead bodies were recovered from a house in Paharipura area of Peshawar. The police started investigation into the incident. The dead bodies include a mother, his …

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