Iran, Pakistan relations strategic: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran and Pakistan enjoy “strategic” relations, adding that necessary grounds for cooperation between the two countries are growing in different sectors. “Relations between … Read More

Embracing the Enemies We Know in Afghanistan

Despite mutual distrust, Washington must include both the Taliban and the Haqqani Network in negotiations to achieve peace in Afghanistan. By Fahd Humayun Last November, the Pentagon announced that the … Read More

Pakistan’s Clean Power Push seeks $1 Billion Funding From China

By Anindya Upadhyay Pakistani officials expect to add 800 megawatts in 2016 Deal signed in 2015 will channel money from China for years Pakistan expects half of the $1 billion … Read More

MQMs Imran Farooq alleged murderer wants extradition to Britian

By Andrew Marszal and Muhammad Zubair Khan Relatives of two alleged hitmen in the London murder of a Pakistani politician have appealed for their extradition to Britain so they can … Read More

Tehreek-e-Taleban Pakistan (TTP) releases review report of attacks in 2015

The Pakistani Taleban has released its first annual report, claiming it killed hundreds of people in 2015, with analysts suggesting its “inflated” figures illustrate the jihadists’ struggle to demonstrate their … Read More

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani sets conditions for Taliban talks

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has expressed readiness to attend Pakistan-brokered talks with Taliban on the condition that the militant group give up terrorism. “It is obvious that there are groups … Read More

Afghanistan: 4-Party Peace Talks Set For January

Pakistan and Afghanistan agreed to hold a quadrilateral meeting during the first week in January also involving China and the United States on a comprehensive road map for a “meaningful … Read More