Pakistani forces storm the Lal Masjid Mosque in Islamabad, bringing the Lal Masjid siege to an end. At least 3 soldiers and 40 militants die in the assault. [https:--www.reuters.com-article-topNews-idUSISL18833720070710?feedType=RSS (Reuters)] [http:--www.foxnews.com-story-0,2933,288736,00.html (FOX)]. Abdul Rashid Ghazi, a top clerics was confirmed dead according to Interior ministry sources.
Pakistani forces demolish the front walls of the Lal Masjid mosque in Islamabad. 2007-07-5 (Context: Islamabad, Lal Masjid, Pakistan)
Islamic militants occupy a shrine in a tribal area of Pakistan and name it after the Lal Masjid in Islamabad recently stormed by the Pakistan army. 2007-07-30 (Context: Islamabad, Lal Masjid, Pakistan)
The Lal Masjid in Islamabad is closed indefinitely following a suicide bombing with Pakistani authorities warning of more bomb attacks to come. 2007-07-28 (Context: Islamabad, Lal Masjid, Pakistan)
Pakistani Chief of Air Staff Sohail Aman warns India not to escalate tensions in the disputed territory of Kashmir under the threat of a full-scale war. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson urges both sides to restrain themselves while on a diplomatic mission to Islamabad. 2016-11-24 (Context: Islamabad, Pakistan)
The Afghan Taliban releases a statement rejecting peace talks with the government of Afghanistan until foreign forces stop attacking their positions and withdraw from the country. Direct peace talks between the government and the Taliban were expected to take place in Islamabad, Pakistan next week. 2016-03-5 (Context: Islamabad, Pakistan)