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Pakistan's former Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani, center, being greeted by supporters at outside his residence in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, May 10, 2016. A joint raid by U.S. and Afghan forces on Tuesday rescued his son who was held captive for three years by Islamic militants, officials said. Ali Haider Gilani was found during the raid near Afghanistan's eastern border with Pakistan, according to a spokesman for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)

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Pakistan's religious schools, or madrassas, are facing renewed scrutiny as festering grounds for radicalism. Nearly 200 such suspect Islamic schools have been closed throughout Pakistan since January 2015. (Associated Press)

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Members of the Indian Youth Congress burn an effigy of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to protest against his visit to Pakistan in New Delhi, India, Friday, Dec. 25, 2015. Modi arrived in Pakistan on Friday, his first visit as prime minister to the Islamic nation that has been India's long-standing arch rival in the region. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

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Pakistani police officer and rescue workers gather at the site of suicide bombing in Quetta, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. The suicide attack on a polio vaccination center in southwestern Pakistan killed more than a dozen people and wounded many, officials said. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)

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Pakistani police officer and rescue workers gather at the site of suicide bombing in Quetta, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. The suicide attack on a polio vaccination center in southwestern Pakistan killed more than a dozen people and wounded many, officials said. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)

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Pakistani commandos arrive at an air force base in Peshawar, Pakistan, Friday, Sept. 18, 2015. Militants in northwestern Pakistan attacked an air force base on the outskirts of Peshawar early Friday, triggering a shootout that left at least 20 wounded and six of the attackers dead, officials said. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) and Pakistani Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif made headlines this month by engaging in a face-to-face meeting on the sidelines of economic and security summits in the Russian city of Ufa. (Associated Press)

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Syed Tariq Fatemi, special assistant on foreign affairs to Pakistan's prime minister, said his country is in constant contact with Iran about prospects for commercial ties. (Associated Press)

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People rush to buy food to break their daylong Ramadan fast at a fruit and vegetable market in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, June 18, 2015. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash) ** FILE **

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Saudi Arabia's Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud shakes hands with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A Pakistan envoy said his nation is eager for the U.S. to reach a nuclear accord with Iran so sanctions on Tehran can be lifted, but denied charges that Islamabad might provide nuclear weapons to Saudi Arabia (Associated Press)

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Pakistan is prepping a major oil pipeline to run through Iran while its neighbor and rival, India, begins talks with Tehran on a shipping port. (Associated Press)

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A Pakistani security official displays cartridges he collected from the scene of an attack on a bus, in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, May 13, 2015. Gunmen killed dozens of people on Wednesday aboard a bus in southern Pakistan bound for a Shiite community center, in the latest attack targeting the religious minority, police said. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)

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In this photo provided by Pakistan's Press Information Department, Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives with his wife Peng Liyuan at Nur Khan airbase in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, April 20, 2015. Xi arrived for a two-day visit during which the two sides will launch an ambitious $45 billion economic corridor linking Pakistan's port city of Gwadar with western China. (Press Information Department via AP) ** FILE **

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Visiting Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves the Parliament building where Pakistani lawmakers discuss the crisis in Yemen, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, April, 2015. Zarif is on a two-days visit to Pakistan to discuss the conflict in Yemen, where a Saudi-led air campaign supported by Pakistan is battling Iranian-supported Shiite rebels. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

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Members of Pakistan's civil society chant slogans against the Saudi-led coalition targeting Shiite rebels in Yemen in Lahore. Pakistan's defense minister confirmed a request for soldiers Monday, raising the possibility of a ground offensive (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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A deal to curb Iran's nuclear programs and ease economic sanctions on Tehran would be seen as "extremely positive" by Pakistan and many other countries in the region, Pakistani Ambassador to the U.S. Jalil Abbas Jilani told a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor just an hour before the Israeli leader began speaking on Capitol Hill.

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A Pakistani health worker gives polio vaccine to a child at a bus terminal in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on Feb. 16, 2015. While vaccine distrust has sparked debates amid a measles outbreak in the United States, Pakistan is in a deadly battle to wipe out polio. Long eradicated in the West, polio remains endemic in Pakistan after the Taliban banned vaccinations, attacks targeted medical staffers and suspicions lingered about the inoculations. (Associated Press)

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Pakistani Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani says his country's relationship with the U.S. is on a positive trajectory and is stronger than it has been than at any other point since the Osama bin Laden raid in May 2011. (Associated Press)