Asia

Prominent Pakistani Taliban leader 'surrenders'

Pakistan's military spokesman confirms prominent leader of Jamaat-ur-Ahrar Taliban faction has turned himself in.

Pakistani Taliban leader Ehsanullah Ehsan 'surrenders'

Taliban

12 killed during military raid in central Pakistan

Clashes between Pakistani military and Taliban fighters in Dera Ghazi Khan leave three soldiers and nine Taliban dead.

12 killed during military raid in central Pakistan

Infographic

From Lahore to Sehwan, Pakistan's week of violence

At least 112 people killed as armed groups launch fresh wave of attacks in one of the country's bloodiest weeks.

From Lahore to Sehwan, Pakistan's week of violence

Infographic

Attack on shrines in Pakistan since 2005

Armed groups have often targeted Muslims at shrines who do not conform to their strict interpretation of Islam.

Attack on shrines in Pakistan since 2005

Asia

Sufis return to Pakistan shrine in act of defiance

Day after deadly ISIL attack, more than 100 gather to wash blood-soaked floors of the shrine and continue ritual.

Pakistan

Suicide attack targets government officials in Peshawar

At least one killed and several wounded in blast claimed by Pakistani Taliban as violence across country rises.

Suicide attack targets government officials in Peshawar

Asia

Lahore rally blast: 'We are not safe or protected'

Pakistanis call for greater security as they mourn 13 victims of suicide attack while flags fly at half-staff in Punjab.

Pakistan mourns victims of Lahore rally blast

Pakistan

Pakistan law allowing military 'terror' courts expires

The controversial tribunals were set up in the wake of the 2014 Peshawar school attack that left scores of pupils dead.

Pakistan law allowing military 'terror' courts expires

Pakistan

Soldiers killed in attack on Pakistan military base

Curfew imposed in Mohmand Agency following assault on army facility claimed by a faction of the Pakistani Taliban.

Fighters attack army base in Pakistan's northwest

Quetta attack

Why is Pakistan's Balochistan an easy target?

With seven major attacks in the past month alone, the vast remote western province faces a renewed security challenge.

Why is Balochistan an easy target in Pakistan?

War & Conflict

Deadly twin blasts hit court in Pakistan

At least 14 people killed and dozens wounded after two bombs go off at a court in northwestern Pakistan.

Quetta attack

ISIL and Taliban claim Quetta hospital suicide bombing

Both groups claim responsibility for killing 70, including lawyers and journalists at the Civil Hospital emergency room.

Opinion

Understanding the context of Quetta attack in Pakistan

The terrorist threat in the country has been greatly reduced, but it is not going away any time soon.

Tom Hussain

by Tom Hussain

Tom Hussain

Pakistan

Pakistan's Imran Khan considers Taliban 'terrorists'

Politician and ex-cricketer has frank discussion with Al Jazeera about the armed group he is accused of supporting.

Pakistan's Imran Khan considers Taliban 'terrorists'

War & Conflict

Twin blasts target police in Pakistan's northwest

Blasts kill at least one policeman and wound dozens more in Peshawar.

Twin blasts target police in Pakistan's northwest