Report finds the ex-intelligence officer was secretly pulling strings at I.S. for years.
Analysts say the extremists are capitalizing on conflict to seize control of several parts of war-torn state.
India-administered Kashmir remains under lockdown as protests continue over crackdown on separatists.
Tehran’s president says both countries will share intelligence and work together against extremists, especially in border regions.
Analysts say members of Muslim Brotherhood were target of a witch-hunt and warn of marginalized members turning to extremism.
Taliban have denied responsibility for the bombing, which also left over 100 people wounded.
Three others also wounded after police open fire on demonstrators protesting crackdown on separatist leaders.
Official says Chinese premier Xi Jinping’s visit will map out Pak-China relations for the next 5-10 years.