On October 24,2012 a Predator drone flying over North Waziristan came upon eight-year old Nabila Rehman,her siblings,and their grandmother as they worked in a field beside their village home. Her grandmother,Momina Bibi,was teaching the children how to pick okra as the family prepared for the coming Eid holiday. However on . . . →Read More:Worlds apart
Pakistani survivors of American drone strikes spoke to members of the US Congress Tuesday,and called for an end to killing civilians with weaponized unmanned aerial vehicles.
Rafiqur Rehman;his son Zubair (12);and daughter Nabila (9) told a packed room in the Rayburn House Office Building that Momina Bibi,who perished on October 24, . . . →Read More:FATA family speaks about the drone attacks,Congress listens
A senior tribal journalist who was also the president of Miranshah Press Club was shot dead by unidentified men on Wednesday evening.
An official at Miranshah said that Malik Mumtaz was going home in his car,when he came under fire by unidentified armed men boarding a car. The incident occurred at Chasham Bridge,he . . . →Read More:Senior journalist shot dead in Miranshah
By Farman Nawaz
Last Week,Qazi Hussain Ahmad held America and India responsible for the suicide attack aimed at him. Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) took the same stance when the attack on Malala Yousafzai took place.
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Security forces,engaged by terrorists in North Waziristan,suffered nine casualties in clashes with militants on Sunday. According to an ISPR statement,the security forces were continuously targeted by the terrorists at Amin checkpost in Miranshah. On Sunday,during an attack on a military convoy,intense exchange of firing took place in which nine troops . . . →Read More:Clash with militants in NWA kills 9 soldiers
Three militants were killed and two others wounded in a US drone attack in Pakistan’s restive tribal region near the Afghan border on Sunday,security officials said.
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Although Pakistan’s headlines are dominated by the violent excesses of Taliban extremists,the majority of Pakistanis subscribe to the more mystical Sufi tradition of the country’s Barelvi school of Islam. And attacks on their places of worship are becoming depressingly familiar. Last Sunday,two bombers attacked the 13th Century Sakhi Sarwar shrine,near the southern . . . →Read More:Why Pakistan’s Taliban Target the Muslim Majority