RIYADH: Saudi King Salman on Monday replaced top military commanders including the chief of staff, state media said, in a major shake-up of the kingdom's defence establishment. The monarch replaced the heads of the ground forces and air defences, as well as civilian officials including several deputy ministers, in a series of late-night royal decrees. No official reason was given for the sweeping overhaul, but it comes as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pursues military reform and a bloody campaign against Yemen's…
RAWALPINDI: Law enforcement agencies (LEAs) on Friday arrested six terrorists including two commanders of a banned outfit from Rawalpindi and four suicide bombers from Khyber Agency during combing operation, ARY News reported.
PESHAWAR: Weeks after the Afghan Taliban's biggest battlefield success since 2001, dissident commanders unhappy with their new leader Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour are meeting to choose a rival, they told Reuters on Tuesday.
MIRANSHAH: Nineteen militants were killed in clashes with security forces in North Waziristan tribal region near the Pak-Afghan border, ARY News reports.
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has called for an effective and prompt implementation of a comprehensive National Action Plan, ARY News reported Thursday.
PESHAWAR: Pakistani airstrikes have killed at least 30 militants including "important commanders" of a local warlord in the country's restive northwest where the military launched a major offensive this year, officials and militant sources said Monday.
GAZA: An Israeli air strike killed three senior Hamas military commanders in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, the Islamist militant group said.