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Pakistan receives three upgraded F-16s from Turkey

SLAMABAD: The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has received the first batch of three F-16 Block 15 after mid life upgrade (MLU) from Ankara. The aircraft were earlier sent to the Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) for MLU and have been delivered to the PAF on time. In October 2010, PAF had …

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CJCSC General Khalid Shameem Wynne visits naval base at Ormara

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee General Khalid Shameem Wynne visited the Jinnah Naval Base (JNB) at Ormara on Thursday. A detailed briefing was given to him about the base, development projects and the efforts in hand to promote civil-military relationship. The chairman, along with Commander Pakistan Fleet, later …

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Pakistan Army conducts War Exercise near Jhelum

helum – Pakistan Army is conducting war exercise at Tilla Field Firing Ranges near Jhelum reported PakSoldiers.Com. According to military sources large number of troops are participating in the exercise. Gujranwala Corps Commander Lieutenant General Raheel Shareef visited the field area and witnessed the exercise. Corps commander was briefed on …

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Pakistan jets kill 15 Taliban militants: officials

PESHAWAR: Pakistani jets bombed militant hideouts in a northwestern tribal area early Thursday, killing at least 15 Taliban insurgents, officials said. The jets targeted hideouts in the Upper Orakzai area and destroyed four compounds in the rugged terrain near the Afghan border. “Two war planes were sent to the area …

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Taliban urge Afghans to kill “invaders” after Quran burnings

The Taliban urged Afghans on Thursday to target foreign military bases and “beat and kill” Westerners in retaliation for burnings of copies of Islam’s holy book, the Quran, at Nato’s main base in the country as a third day of protests began. Thousands of demonstrators rallied across the country on …

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Haqqani sought US help for COAS gen.kayani’s removal

ISLAMABAD: Mansoor Ijaz, the man who set off the memo scandal in October, made a much-awaited testimony on Wednesday before the commission constituted by the Supreme Court. Testifying through video link from London, Ijaz said he had delivered a secret memo to then US joint chiefs of staff enlisting Washington’s …

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ISPR CLARIFICATION on Adiala Jail issue–February 22, 2012

CLARIFICATION A spokesman of ISPR has strongly refuted the news item published in the press that ISPR has issued a press release on the subjudice matter of Adiala Jail detainees. The spokesman said neither any press release on the subject has been issued by ISPR nor Major General Athar Abbas, …

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US presses Pakistan to allow bases near Iran: Report

The United States is reportedly putting pressure on Pakistan to allow Washington to establish intelligence bases in the country’s Balochistan province to gather intelligence on Iran, Indian media reported on Wednesday. According to a report published by The Times of India, the US Congress has been discussing a resolution to …

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