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TTP announce ceasefire in South Waziristan

Proscribed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has announced ceasefire to end hostilities in South Waziristan and the Pakistan Army on Friday. Our leaders have asked all fighters to observe a ceasefire from today to October 20, the TTP statement said, according to

Israel strikes Gaza for second time since ceasefire

JERUSALEM: Israeli jets launched air strikes in Gaza overnight on Friday for the second time since a fragile ceasefire was reached last month. Israeli army claimed that militants in the Palestinian territory again set off incendiary balloons into southern Israel.

Israeli, Egyptian officials meet to solidify Gaza ceasefire

CAIRO: Egypt’s foreign minister held a meeting with his Israeli counterpart on Sunday and stressed on the need to build on a truce between Israel and Hamas by stopping all practices that lead to escalation. Egypt helped broker the May

PM lauds role of Egyptian president for Palestine ceasefire

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan held a telephone conversation with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and appreciated the important role played by Egypt and its leadership for the cessation of hostilities in Palestine. The prime minister strongly condemned the Israeli

US, Egypt working closely to reinforce Gaza ceasefire: Blinken

CAIRO: Egypt and the United States said they would work together to reinforce a ceasefire between Israel and Palestine as US Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited Cairo and Amman on a regional tour. Egypt has longstanding relations with both

UN Security Council calls for ‘full adherence’ to Gaza ceasefire

NEW YORK: The UN Security Council has called for “full adherence to the ceasefire” in the conflict between Israel and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip in its first statement since violence erupted on May 10. UNSC members also stressed “the

Israel and Hamas both claim victory as ceasefire holds

JERUSALEM: Israel and Hamas both claimed victory after their forces ended 11 days of fighting, but humanitarian officials warned that the damage to Gaza would take years to rebuild. After working behind the scenes for days to reach a truce,

Palestine ceasefire

After eleven days of Israeli aggression, a ceasefire has been reached to stop the blistering attacks in Palestine which have caused immense damage to civilian lives and property. The announcement of the truce between Israel and Israel was a sigh

FM Qureshi welcomes Israel-Palestine ceasefire, calls for permanent resolution

NEW YORK: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi termed the ceasefire announcement as a welcome step forward but urged the need to move forward for permanent resolution of the Palestinian issue. Speaking at the Ministerial Meeting presided over by the President

Israel-Palestinian ceasefire comes into force after 11 days of fighting

CAIRO: A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, the movement that controls the Gaza Strip, came into force early on Friday after 11 days of deadly fighting that pounded the Palestinian enclave and forced countless Israelis to seek shelter from rockets.

Ceasefire inevitable as Israel losing out amidst mounting pressure: Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the ceasefire in Palestine was “inevitable” as the tide was turning and Israel was losing out due to mounting pressure of public opinion. “I am convinced, the tide is turning. I am convinced

Pakistan welcomes Saudi initiative for peace in Yemen: FO

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has welcomed the peace initiative announced by Saudi Arabia offering a comprehensive roadmap including ceasefire for a negotiated settlement of the Yemen crisis.  “Pakistan considers this initiative a step in the right direction. We fully support Saudi efforts

US joined by Russia, China, Pakistan call for Afghan ceasefire

MOSCOW: The United States was joined by Russia, China and Pakistan in calling on Afghanistan’s warring sides to reach an immediate ceasefire, at talks that showed Washington’s determination to win backing from regional powers for its plans. Just six weeks

Ceasefire agreement

In a significant development, Pakistan and India have agreed to strictly observe ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC). The rare move is a thaw in relations between the two countries which have plunged in recent years due to the

US welcomes India-Pakistan ceasefire agreement

NEW YORK: The United States welcomed a joint statement from India and Pakistan that they have agreed to maintain a ceasefire along the disputed border in Kashmir. “This is a positive step towards greater peace and stability in South Asia,

Pakistan, India ceasefire accord a ‘positive step’: UN chief

NEW YORK: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed as a “positive step” the agreement between the militaries of India and Pakistan to observe a ceasefire at the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region, and hoped that it would

FO summons Indian diplomat to lodge protest over ceasefire violations

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office once again summoned a senior Indian diplomat in Islamabad on Sunday to register Pakistan’s strong protest over ceasefire violations by the Indian forces along the Line of Control yesterday, resulting in serious injuries to an innocent

India attacks UN peackeepers

Indian forces have committed innumerable ceasefire violations across the Line of Control targeting innocent civilians and villages. But the deliberate targeting of UN peace observers is certainly a ‘new look’ in their conduct and nefarious designs. Indian forces opened fire

FO summons Indian ambassador over ceasefire violations

ISLAMABAD: A senior diplomat of the Indian High Commission in Pakistan has been sent a protest letter to the Foreign Office over serious violations of the ceasefire on the Line of Control by Indian forces. According to a Foreign Office

Two soldiers martyred in Indian firing across LoC

RAWALPINDI: Two soldiers were martyred as Indian troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violations in Dewa Sector along the Line of Control. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, Pakistan Army responded and target those posts which initiated fire. There have been

FO summons Indian diplomat to protest ceasefire violations

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has lodged a strong protest with India over the recent ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control. The Foreign Office on Saturday summoned a senior Indian diplomat to register a strong protest against

Turkey-Russia agree ceasefire in Idlib after Moscow meeting

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have announced a military ceasefire in Idlib, aiming to halt intense fighting that has sparked a humanitarian disaster and raised fears of their armies clashing. Both the leaders agreed

Afghan govt asks for ceasefire amid US-Taliban talks

KABUL: Spokesperson of the Afghan government Sediq Sediqqi said the Afghan government and people denounce the Taliban’s suggested “reduction in violence” as an “ambiguous term without any legal or military criteria.” Sediqqi said while addressing a Saturday news conference in

Pakistan protests LoC ceasefire violations by Indian forces

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office on Friday summoned Indian envoy to lodge a strongly-worded protest for targeting civilians in unprovoked firing along Line of Control (LOC) yesterday. Foreign Office spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal summoned the Indian Charge d’ Affaires Gaurav Ahluwalia and

Deadly Turkish air strikes shatter Syria truce

ANKARA: Deadly Turkish air strikes Friday shattered an hours-old US-brokered deal to stop Ankara’s military offensive against Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria. The ceasefire announced late on Thursday was meant to provide a pause for the evacuation of Kurdish fighters

FO again summons Indian diplomat over ceasefire violations

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Friday once again summoned the Indian envoy to protest against unprovoked and constant ceasefire violations by Indian forces along the Line of Control. According to a statement, Foreign Office spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal summoned the

Pakistan summons Indian envoy over civilian killings at LoC

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday condemned the unprovoked Indian ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC), terming the same a threat to regional peace and security, which might lead to a strategic miscalculation. Foreign Office spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal summoned

India’s unprovoked firing at LoC claims two lives

RAWALPINDI: At least two civilians of Azad Kashmir, including a three-year-old girl, were martyred and three others injured by India’s unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday. According to the statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations

Three soldiers martyred in LoC firing by Indian forces: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Inter-Services Public Relations Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Thursday that three soldiers of the Pakistan army were martyred in firing by Indian forces from across the Line of Control (LoC). In a tweet, Major Ghafoor said