Posts tagged as: Countering

Countering sabotage: TTP won’t object to action against Ahrar, says Ibrahim

ISLAMABAD / PESHAWAR: Taliban intermediary Professor Mohammad Ibrahim has said that the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) would have no objection if the government decided to take action against Ahrarul Hind, a little-known militant group that claimed responsibility for recent terrorist attacks. “A hidden hand is actively trying to sabotage the peace process… the Taliban will not object […]

Countering terrorism: PM vows to use ‘iron fist’ against terrorists

ISLAMABAD:  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday vowed to take on terrorists with an iron fist hours after a suicide bombing killed at least 30 people at a policeman’s funeral in Quetta. “The government cannot leave the country to be a playing-field of terrorists. We will be handling them with an iron fist,” Nawaz said, […]

Countering hate: Iran willing to ‘go the extra mile’ to help Pakistan with sectarian violence

ISLAMABAD:  Tehran has assured Islamabad of its support in quelling sectarian violence in Balochistan by sharing intelligence on terrorist groups based or active along the Pakistan-Iran border. Pakistani officials told The Express Tribune on Tuesday that Iran responded positively to Pakistan’s request for intelligence sharing, following a devastating attack on Shia Hazaras in Quetta. They […]

Countering terrorism: US slaps sanctions on hawala company

WASHINGTON:  The US Treasury Department has announced sanctions against a hawala company and two individuals associated with it. In a press release, the Treasury Department said it was imposing sanctions against Rahat Ltd, a hawala company with branches in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran, which has been accused of being used by the Taliban. Additionally, sanctions […]

Countering terrorism: US slaps sanctions on hawala company

WASHINGTON:  The US Treasury Department has announced sanctions against a hawala company and two individuals associated with it. In a press release, the Treasury Department said it was imposing sanctions against Rahat Ltd, a hawala company with branches in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran, which has been accused of being used by the Taliban. Additionally, sanctions […]

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