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Eight dead in attack on Lahore's Police Lines, TTP claims responsibility

LAHORE: At least eight people were killed and dozens injured in an apparent attack on Lahore's police headquarters hospital. The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) later claimed responsibility for the attack.

 
 
 
19 killed in gun and bomb attack on Peshawar imambargah

PESHAWAR: At least 19 people were killed and more than 50 others injured in a gun and bomb attack in Peshawar's Hayatabad area Friday when suicide attackers and gunmen entered an imambargah, police and hospital officials said.

 
 
 
Jordan's King Abdullah vows 'severe response' to IS

AMMAN: Jordan's King Abdullah II has promised to fight back hard against Islamic State, saying that the death of a Jordanian pilot at the militants' hands will not be in vain.

 
 
 
Former Al Qaeda operative says network was helped by some Saudi royals

NEW YORK: A former Al Qaeda operative imprisoned for life for his role in the Sept 11 attacks has told lawyers for victims of the attacks that members of the Saudi royal family supported the militant group.

 
 
 
Deadly blast on Shikarpur's Imambargah Karbala-i-Moulla killed at least 60 people

Shikarpur:Deadly blast on Shikarpur's Masjid-o-Imambargah Karbala-i-Moulla  killed at least 60 people.

 
 
 
Saudi King Shah Abdullah dies; Salman becomes new king

RIYADH:Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died, royal officials have announced, weeks after he was admitted to hospital.King Abdullah, who was said to be aged about 90, had been suffering from a lung infection. His 79-year-old half brother, Salman, had become king.

 
 
 
Four burned to death in Hindu-Muslim clash in India

PATNA: At least four Muslim villagers were killed, three of them burned to death, when their thatched huts were set on fire during a clash between Hindu and Muslim groups in eastern India, a government official said.

 
 
 
Third Pakistani beheaded this year in Saudi Arabia for heroin smuggling

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Monday beheaded a convicted Pakistani heroin smuggler, the third person from his country executed for the crime this year.

 
 
 
Arrested IS suspects in Bangladesh claim training in Pakistan

DHAKA: Bangladeshi police arrested four suspected members of Islamic State in the capital, Dhaka, including a regional coordinator for the militant group who told police they had been trained in Pakistan.

 
 
 
Iran general died in 'Israeli strike' in Syrian Golan

TEHRAN:Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have confirmed that a general was killed in a suspected Israeli air strike in the Syrian Golan Heights.