Pakistan News

Supporters of religious and political party Jamaat-e-Islami hold signs decalring 'Death to Israel' at a rally against U.S. President Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision. Karachi, Pakistan, December 17, 2017

Pakistan, officially known as the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is the world’s sixth-most populous country with a population over 210,000,000 people. Pakistan is a regional and middle power, with  the sixth-largest standing armed forces in the world. Pakistan is both a close ally of Western powers like the U.S. and U.K. while its main rival is neighboring India. India and Pakistan have a long-standing dispute over Kashmir - a disputed border region both countries claim.  Pakistan is also a nuclear power.