July 10: Tass states that Heads of intelligence services of Russia, Iran, China, and Pakistan held a meeting in Islamabad on Tuesday to discuss the measures against the threat of aggregation of the Islamic State militants in Afghanistan, Sergei Ivanov, the chief of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service's press bureau told TASS.
The Washington Post: Gunmen kill 4 pro-government militiamen in Pakistan
September 23 – The Washington Post states that a Pakistani official says gunmen have attacked the base camp of a pro-government militia, killing four of its members. Assistant Administrator Ali Mohammad says the attack occurred early Sunday in the Dasht-e-Goran area of Baluchistan. The southwestern province is home to a low-level separatist movement and Islamic extremist groups.