He reportedly sought out the conservative Muslim spiritual guide for advice.
Pakistan's defense minister said his country was undergoing a "regional recalibration."
Nasir Mahmood was killed in the lawless border region between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Authorities said the suspect's DNA matched a total eight murder cases.
Zainab was one of 12 children murdered in similar circumstances in the past two years.
Sufi Mohammad, who issued an edict calling for a holy war against U.S.-led forces in Afghanistan, has been released.
Trump has been met with a fierce backlash in Pakistan after his scathing remarks about the country.
The decision could diminish the cooperation between the U.S. and Pakistan to combat terror groups in the region.
Trump's first tweet of 2018 claimed thar the U.S. was wrong to supply foreign aid to the south Asian nation.
"We have sacrificed a lot. We have paid a huge price both in blood and treasure," a spokesman said.
India was only the fourth country in the world to successfully intercept a ballistic missile.
The wife of an accused Indian spy was allowed to visit her husband in Pakistan on Monday, but her shoes vanished during the visit.
Iran said ISIS will next focus on Central Asia, but it still has sway in parts of the Caucasus, the Gulf, North and sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia.
A protest in Islamabad erupted into violence when police arrived to crack down on demonstrators, prompting a TV blackout during the clash.
The National Museum director said his department did nothing wrong.
Robbers stole 1,200 bottles of whisky and 200 cases of wine from a diplomat's house.
Pakistani authorities arrested the woman, her lover and his aunt under anti-terror laws.
A prisoner at the camp in Cuba calls on the president to end his ordeal.
The U.S. president has adopted a tough tone with Pakistan, which has long tried to claim international legitimacy while harboring militants.
Exposure to arsenic-contaminated water can lead to health problems including cancer, skin diseases and heart problems.