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 Kurram Agency, FATA, Pakistan

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Fata comprises seven tribal agencies: Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai, North Waziristan, South Waziristan and six tribal areas known as the Frontier Regions (FR). Since the ... The former princely states of Amb, Dir, Swat, Chitral along with ...
He has been living in Parachinar, the capital of Kurram Agency, all his life along with his family and about 1,500 other Christians.

In the first round, a total of 26 projects have been identified in four agencies of South Waziristan and North Waziristan, Khyber, Kurram and Orakzai. There is a close collaboration between the local agency administration, the social mobilization teams ...
In the first round, a total of 26 projects have been identified in four agencies of South Waziristan and North Waziristan, Khyber, Kurram and Orakzai. There is a close collaboration between the local agency administration, the social mobilization teams ...
Like those surprised by the fact that videos of policemen beating up people have a market, maybe people from all over KP, Baluchistan, Fata or even Gilgit-Baltistan are going to start taking photographs and flooding the airwaves. "Mardan ke Arshad Khan ...
Now with the military operation Zarb-e-Azb complete, the FATA disaster Management Authority (FDMA) claiming that nearly 60 per cent of the displaced population has repatriated to North Waziristan Agency (NWA) and another harsh winter in Afghanistan ...

Addressing the concluding ceremony of a sports festival in Maidan area in the remote Tirah valley in Khyber Agency, he said the tribal people had rendered sacrifices for the restoration of peace. "The dignified return of the displaced persons to their ...
One killed in Kurram mine explosion ... Parachinar: A man was killed and another one injured in a landmine blast in Kurram Agency, official sources said. They said that Muhammad Janan and his friend, ... his companion. The injured tribesman was shifted ...
They said that the soldiers were moving to Kurram Agency in a convoy of private vehicles when one vehicle collided with a passenger coach in Raisan, leaving five soldiers and seven passengers injured.
The fallout of operation Zarb-e-Azb saw a large number of people being displaced from various agencies of FATA taking refuge in camps and other areas of the country.
Mr Turi said that elders in Lower Kurram had also signed deal with the company to pay power bills. Like other areas of Fata, consumers in Kurram Agency are getting electricity for four hours a day. About 440,981 domestic consumers in Fata do not pay ...
Parachinar: Authorities have closed three border crossing points with Afghanistan in Kurram tribal region for indefinite period after a suicide attack on a checkpost.
In one instance, brothers of the Haqqani network founder Jalaluddin, Ibrahim and Khalil, were conducting jirgas (tribal meetings) within a stone's throw of Islamabad, to arbitrate a dispute between the jihadists and the Shia tribesmen of the Kurram ...
Peshawar: A Frontier Corps soldier and three other people were injured on Friday when a suicide bomber was intercepted at a check point in Kharlachi Gate in Kurram tribal agency near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. "The bomber was restricted thanks to ...
The Interior Ministry had received requests for suspension of cellular services from various provincial governments - Punjab 16 cities, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa 12 cities, Balochistan (Quetta , Mach, District Jaffarabad & Gandhawa district Jhal Magsi, 12 ...
Like those surprised by the fact that videos of policemen beating up people have a market, maybe people from all over KP, Baluchistan, Fata or even Gilgit-Baltistan are going to start taking photographs and flooding the airwaves. "Mardan ke Arshad Khan ...
Addressing the concluding ceremony of a sports festival in Maidan area in the remote Tirah valley in Khyber Agency, he said the tribal people had rendered sacrifices for the restoration of peace. "The dignified return of the displaced persons to their ...

Now with the military operation Zarb-e-Azb complete, the FATA disaster Management Authority (FDMA) claiming that nearly 60 per cent of the displaced population has repatriated to North Waziristan Agency (NWA) and another harsh winter in Afghanistan ...
Parachinar: A man was killed and another one injured in a landmine blast in Kurram Agency, official sources said. They said that Muhammad Janan and his friend, whose name could not be ascertained immediately, were wandering in the fields in Jaar ...
They said that the soldiers were moving to Kurram Agency in a convoy of private vehicles when one vehicle collided with a passenger coach in Raisan, leaving five soldiers and seven passengers injured.
Mr Turi said that elders in Lower Kurram had also signed deal with the company to pay power bills. Like other areas of Fata, consumers in Kurram Agency are getting electricity for four hours a day. About 440,981 domestic consumers in Fata do not pay ...
Mr Turi said that elders in Lower Kurram had also signed deal with the company to pay power bills. Like other areas of Fata, consumers in Kurram Agency are getting electricity for four hours a day. About 440,981 domestic consumers in Fata do not pay ...
During the months of July to September, 16,874 families successfully returned to their areas in the four targeted Tribal Agencies. This includes 4618 families from Orakzai, 1558 from Kurram, 7508 from South Waziristan, and 3190 from North Waziristan.
Parachinar: Authorities have closed three border crossing points with Afghanistan in Kurram tribal region for indefinite period after a suicide attack on a checkpost.
In one instance, brothers of the Haqqani network founder Jalaluddin, Ibrahim and Khalil, were conducting jirgas (tribal meetings) within a stone's throw of Islamabad, to arbitrate a dispute between the jihadists and the Shia tribesmen of the Kurram ...
Peshawar: A Frontier Corps soldier and three other people were injured on Friday when a suicide bomber was intercepted at a check point in Kharlachi Gate in Kurram tribal agency near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. "The bomber was restricted thanks to ...
Azad Kashmir requested the suspension of service in 12 cities, Gilgit-Baltistan in one city and requests were also made for the Kurram Agency in Fata and Islamabad. They said the minister decided cellular service would only be suspended for the minimum ...
The Interior Ministry had received requests for suspension of cellular services from various provincial governments - Punjab 16 cities, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa 12 cities, Balochistan (Quetta , Mach, District Jaffarabad & Gandhawa district Jhal Magsi, 12 ...
Parachinar: Inspector General of Frontier Corps (IGFC) Major General Mazhar Shaheen visited the forward positions in Kurram Agency on Tuesday. Commandant 73 Brigade ... Later, he held a meeting with the tribal elders. Speaking on the occasion, the ...
Anila Ilyas was wide awake, keeping an eye on the road outside from her fifth-floor apartment. All her belongings were packed and she was trying her best to stop her three teenage sons from falling asleep.
IN November 2015, the prime minister constituted the Fata Reforms Committee. In August, the committee submitted its report to him (rather than ... For changing the status of any tribal area, the president has to ascertain the people's views through a ...
According to reports received here from various cities in all the four provinces, Gilgit-Baltistan, Fata, Azad Kashmir and other territories, people took to the streets in large numbers against the suppression of innocent people in held Kashmir and ...
IN November 2015, the prime minister constituted the Fata Reforms Committee. In August, the committee submitted its report to him (rather than ... For changing the status of any tribal area, the president has to ascertain the people's views through a ...
Anila Ilyas was wide awake, keeping an eye on the road outside from her fifth-floor apartment. All her belongings were packed and she was trying her best to stop her three teenage sons from falling asleep.
Anila Ilyas was wide awake, keeping an eye on the road outside from her fifth-floor apartment. All her belongings were packed and she was trying her best to stop her three teenage sons from falling asleep.
Parachinar: Officials of the political administration and security forces urged the tribal elders from Kurram Agency to play a role in ensuring peace during Muharram. Addressing a jirga at the Governor's House in Parachinar, Brigadier Malik Ameer ...
Peshawar: Tribal women continue to be a commodity as, under the age-old tribal customary law enforced in Kurram Agency even today, they are categorised as 'married,' 'virgin,' 'widow,' and 'abducted' with each one of them carrying a different price tag ...
Peshawar: Tribal women continue to be a commodity as, under the age-old tribal customary law enforced in Kurram Agency even today, they are categorised as 'married,' 'virgin,' 'widow,' and 'abducted' with each one of them carrying a different price tag ...
Parachinar: Officials of the political administration and security forces on Friday urged the tribal elders from Kurram Agency to play a role in ensuring peace during Muharram. Addressing a jirga at the Governor's House in Parachinar, Brigadier Malik ...
Some opposed the idea of merging Fata with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, but all of them appreciated the government's efforts to bring reforms to the forsaken tribal areas. ... Sajid Hussain Turi from Parachinar in Kurram Agency, who made one of the most ...
Islamabad: Finally given the opportunity to highlight the plight of the country's tribal areas before the National Assembly, tribal lawmakers spoke their hearts out during discussion on the report of the Committee on Fata Reforms. But their words fell ...
For next 28 years, the tribal woman from Kurram Agency braved the family pressures and continued to refuse that man, who condemned her to this fate.
In June this year, the brother and uncle of Hakimullah Mehsud surrendered to the authorities in the Kurram Agency after returning from the Afghan province.
Sources said that Safron Secretary Mohammad Shehzad Arbab asked senior officials of the Civil Secretariat Fata last week to start documentation of Riwaj in the seven tribal agencies and six frontier regions (FRs). The meeting was told to set up larger ...
Haqqani network, after relocation from North Waziristan to Lower Kurram and Tall sub-division of Hangu district, is working very hard to capture some districts in the adjacent Afghan provinces of Paktia and Paktika for establishing a "liberated zone ...
Other cross border tributaries include the Kurram River which flows from Paktia Province in Afghanistan into the Kurram Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA) in Pakistan, where it irrigates around 80,000 acres of land, according to ...
A majority of militants in North Waziristan and Khyber agencies slipped into safe havens in South Waziristan and Kurram agencies or into snow-capped Elum Ghar mountain, that connects Swat and Buner. Wanted commanders of all major terrorist groups ...
... programmes in mathematics, management sciences, political science and sociology. Three sub campuses of the university one each in Bajaur, Kurram and North Waziristan Agencies will be opened to provide opportunities of higher education to tribal ...
"We are not considered native," said aggrieved Christians of Kurram Agency. Despite presence of Christian population before the creation of Pakistan, Christians in Kurram Agency have not been acknowledged as permanent residents. In line with a local ...
Hussein fled tribal warfare as a Shia Muslim - fallout from the Kurram Agency wars - in Pakistan, and like most residents of the Jungle still has family in his home country.


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