Iran: Will ‘immediately intervene’ if Pakistan doesn’t eliminate terrorists

Iranian Chief of Staff Major General Mohammad Bagheri. (IRNA) February 19, 2019 Chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces, Major General Mohammad Bagheri, warned on Monday that Tehran will intervene if terrorist presence in Pakistan is not addressed and eliminated “immediately”. The Iranian news agency, IRNA, quoted Bagheri as saying that if [...]

By |February 19th, 2019|Pakistan|

Iran general accuses Pakistan of involvement in attack on Revolutionary Guard

People and members of IRGC carry the coffins of a group of members of the Guard who were killed in a suicide car bombing, Feb. 14, 2019.(AP) February 16, 2019 Iran urged neighbouring Pakistan on Saturday to crack down on militants who killed 27 of its Revolutionary Guards in an attack near the [...]

By |February 16th, 2019|Pakistan|

One killed, five wounded in attack in southeast Iran, where Pakistan-based Baluchi separatists carry out cross-border raids

Revolutionary Guard members carry a wounded comrade after a shooting during their parade marking the 38th anniversary of Iraq's 1980 invasion of Iran. (AP) February 2, 2019 A member of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards was killed and five wounded in an armed attack in the restive southeast on Saturday, the official IRNA news [...]

By |February 2nd, 2019|Iran, Pakistan|

One man’s story of life and smuggling in Iran’s Baluchistan

Anam Dehvari says smugglers in the border towns of Sistan and Baluchistan take passengers directly to Karachi, the largest port in Pakistan. (Supplied) By Aida Ghajar January 7, 2019 I met Anam Dehvari in a Turkish city. Dehvari is the son of the late Sheikh Ali Dehvari, who was assassinated in Saravan, Baluchistan in [...]

By |January 7th, 2019|Afghanistan, Europe, Pakistan, Turkey|

Pakistan summons Iran envoy over militant attack near border

A Pakistani border security official (R) and an Iranian border official meet at Zero Point in the Pakistan-Iran border town of Taftan, October 16, 2018. (AFP) December 17, 2018 Pakistan has lodged a protest with Iran over the killing of six paramilitary troops who were ambushed by militants while patrolling the border. The [...]

By |December 17th, 2018|Pakistan|

Iran says 5 abducted guards, freed in Pakistan, return home

Iranian border guards purportedly captured by the Pakistani group Jaish al-Adl.. (YouTube) November 22, 2018 Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps said five of the 12 border guards kidnapped last month by a separatist group on the border with Pakistan had been freed, the semi-official news agency Tasnim reported on Thursday. "The five ... who [...]

By |November 22nd, 2018|Pakistan|

Pakistan rescues five of 12 kidnapped Iranian border guards

Iranian border guards purportedly captured by the Pakistani group Jaish al-Adl.. (YouTube) November 16, 2018 Pakistan confirmed Thursday that its security forces have rescued five abducted Iranian border guards, saying efforts to recover other captives are ongoing. An anti-Iran Sunni militant organization known as Jaish al-Adl kidnapped a group of 12 security guards [...]

By |November 16th, 2018|Pakistan|

Iranian border guards kill 2, wound 3 Pakistanis

A Member of the Iranian security forces stands near the border with Pakistan. (AFP) November 12, 2018 A Pakistani official says Iranian border guards have killed two people trying to cross through an illegal route from the Panjgur district in Baluchistan. Sabir Baluch, a Baluchistan Levies Force official, says Sunday three others were [...]

By |November 12th, 2018|Pakistan|

Iran’s top diplomat in Pakistan to talk border, key issues

Foreign Minister of Pakistan Shah Mahmoud Quraishi greets his Iranian counterpart Jawad Zarif in Islamabad. Zarif’s visit came days before the expected arrival of US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo in Pakistan. (AFP) November 1, 2018 Iran's top diplomat is in Pakistan for talks on key issues between the two neighbors, including how [...]

By |November 1st, 2018|Pakistan|

‘Jaish-ul-Adl’ publishes images of abducted Iranian soldiers

Iranian Border Security soldiers in Sistan-Baluchestan, undated. (Tasnim) October 24, 2018 A militant group claimed responsibility for the abduction of 12 Iranian security personnel and soldiers southeast the border with Pakistan, Iran’s semi-official news agency ISNA reported Monday. "The terrorist group Jaish-ul-Adl has posted two photos... claiming that those in it are the [...]

By |October 24th, 2018|Pakistan|