03 May 2016
Washington: The Obama administration has asked Pakistan to "put forward" its "national funds" to buy the eight F-16 fighter jets as some top American Senators have put a hold on use of the US tax payers' money for this purpose.
28 Apr 2016
Washington: Top US lawmakers have expressed concerns over the Obama Administration's decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, saying the aircrafts could be used against India and not in combating terrorism.
11 Mar 2016
Washington: US Senators have strongly opposed the use of taxpayers' money for military aid to Pakistan in USD 700 million sale of eight F-16 fighter jets to the country as they questioned Islamabad's commitment to fight terrorist organisations.
13 Feb 2016
Washington/New Delhi: The US has decided to sell eight F-16 combat jets to Pakistan to 'support (its) counter-terrorism and counterinsurgency operations', prompting India to summon American ambassador Richard Verma to lodge its strong protest against the move.
13 Feb 2016
New Delhi: India today expressed disappointment over US administration's decision to sell eight F16 fighter jets to Pakistan, saying it disagrees that such arms' transfers will help combat terrorism.
14 Jul 2016
Islamabad: Upping the ante, Pakistan today described slain Hizbul commander Burhan Wani and other militants as people "fighting for freedom" and accused Indian security forces of committing "state-terrorism" in Kashmir.
03 May 2016
Islamabad: Pakistan will acquire F-16 fighter jets from elsewhere if the US does not arrange funding for the sale.
31 Jul 2015
Cairo: The United States will deliver eight F-16 fighter jets to Egypt as a part of its ongoing military support to Egypt. This was announced by US embassy in Cairo yesterday, a news agency reported.
17 Jun 2016
Washington: Pakistan's bid to purchase used F-16 fighter jets from Jordan might not be easy as it would require an approval from the US and be subject to end-use monitoring, officials here have said.
17 Feb 2016
Washington: The Obama administration's decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan should not be a cause of concern for India as the regional security situation was taken into account at the time of sale, the Pentagon said.