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King Abdullah awards Gen Qamar with Jordan’s top military honour

King Abdullah awards Gen Qamar with Jordan’s top military honour

The king of Jordan Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussainon has awarded Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa with ‘Order of the Military Merit’ in recognition of his services for improving bilateral defence and security relations.“General Qamar Javed Bajwa has reached Jordan on a three-day visit,” the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on […]

US secy of state, military chief arrive in Islamabad to hold talks

US secy of state, military chief arrive in Islamabad to hold talks

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and US military chief Gen Joseph Dunford have arrived in Islamabad to hold talks with their Pakistani counterparts. Pompeo, who landed at the Nur Khan Airbase in Islamabad just before 1pm, is expected to hold meetings with Prime Minister Imran Khan, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Chief of […]

Explosions at a Syrian military airport close to Damascus

Explosions at a Syrian military airport close to Damascus

Explosions rocked a Syrian military airport near the capital Damascus late on Saturday, with an NGO saying it was a “possible Israeli missile” but state media blaming a technical issue at a munitions depot. The military airport of Mazze, in the west suburbs of Damascus, was hit by a “possible Israeli missile, which hit a […]

Raheel Sharif did not obtain NOC from cabinet for heading Saudi military alliance, SC told

Raheel Sharif did not obtain NOC from cabinet for heading Saudi military alliance, SC told

The Supreme Court was informed by the attorney general on Tuesday that former army chief Gen Raheel Sharif did not obtain a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the federal cabinet before leaving for Saudi Arabia to head a 41-nation military alliance. During the hearing of a suo motu case regarding dual nationality of civil servants and judges, […]

Tariffs not denting military relations with US allies: Mattisc

Tariffs not denting military relations with US allies: Mattisc

WASHINGTON;Ongoing tensions between America and its closest allies over tariffs and other issues have not soured military-to-military relationships, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday. President Donald Trump has recently blasted several nations, including Canada, over what he has called unfair tariffs on US goods. Trump refused to sign a joint statement over the weekend […]

North Korea ‘military reshuffle’ raises eyebrows in Seoul

North Korea ‘military reshuffle’ raises eyebrows in Seoul

SEOUL;South Korea is monitoring developments in the North’s armed forces, it said Monday after reports Pyongyang replaced three of its top military officials ahead of a summit with the United States. President Donald Trump is due to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12 in Singapore, with Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal high […]

Pakistan’s military has killed a senior member of Islamist militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) along two suicide bombers in a raid in the southwestern province of Balochistan, the army’s media wing said on Thursday.

Pakistan’s military has killed a senior member of Islamist militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) along two suicide bombers in a raid in the southwestern province of Balochistan, the army’s media wing said on Thursday.

A military intelligence officer was killed and four other soldiers wounded during the operation targeting Salman Badeni, the Balochistan region chief of LeJ, on the outskirts of provincial capital Quetta. Badeni had been “involved in killings of over 100 innocent personnel of Hazara Community and police”, the army said in a statement. The military also […]

Kim and Moon to meet at military demarcation line before summit

Kim and Moon to meet at military demarcation line before summit

SEOUL, South Korea (AFP) – North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un and the South’s president Moon Jae-in will meet at the Military Demarcation Line that divides the peninsula for their summit Friday, Seoul said, in an occasion laden with symbolism. Moon will greet his visitor at the concrete blocks that mark the border between the […]

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed death sentences for seven hardcore terrorists who were tried by military courts, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed death sentences for seven hardcore terrorists who were tried by military courts, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed death sentences for seven hardcore terrorists who were tried by military courts, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Friday. Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) According to the military’s media wing, the terrorists were involved in “heinous offences related to terrorism, including abducting and slaughtering […]

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