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Raheel Sharif


Pakistan to send troops to Saudi Arabia on 'training and advise mission'

February 16, 2018 4:46 pm

Pakistan's retired army chief, General Raheel Sharif, commands the new Saudi-led Islamic military alliance to fight terrorism, though it was not immediately clear whether the new troops would participate in that coalition.

Pakistan to take issue of joining Saudi military alliance to parliament

June 05, 2017 2:03 pm

"We cannot side with any party to create rift within the Muslim Ummah (community). We don't want to align ourselves with any alliance which is against other countries because that’s part of our policy," commented ruling party senator Lt Gen (retd) Abdul Qayum.

Raheel Sharif did not seek govt approval to join Saudi alliance: Pak defence minister

January 11, 2017 7:50 pm

According to Saudi Arabia, the alliance is formed to fight ISIS and other militant outfits.

Pakistan's former army chief joins Saudi-led military coalition

January 07, 2017 5:17 pm

The decision to appoint Gen (retd) Raheel, who retired in November 2016, was taken after taking the incumbent government into confidence, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said yesterday.

India will remember for generations if Pakistan launches surgical strikes: General Raheel Sharif

November 24, 2016 8:07 pm

Pakistani General Raheel Sharif said that their army was capable of teaching Indian forces a lesson.

Pak army chief condemns US drone attack, says 'detrimental' for ties

May 25, 2016 3:06 pm

The Chief of the Army Staff said such acts of sovereignty violations are detrimental to relations between both countries

Calling it quits

February 01, 2016 12:01 am

Pak army chief Raheel Sharif rules out an extension. But is the general’s decision a precedent that will endure?

General Raheel Sharif meet Afghan leaders, agree to revive peace talks with Taliban

December 28, 2015 10:06 am

Bajwa in a series of tweets, said that both sides discussed coordinated counter-terrorism operations on respective sides and way forward for Afghan peace process.

They shut down my column

December 01, 2015 12:09 am

Under General Sharif, the Pakistan army is carrying out a low-intensity war against diversity of opinion.

India 'creating instability' by supporting militancy: Pakistan army chief

June 14, 2015 6:47 am

Sharif said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPCEC) holds enormous potential for transforming lives of region's people.