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Two Frontier Constabulary (FCB) soldiers were injured in cross-border firing in the Kurram Agency of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan, from the Khost province of Afghanistan on May 12, 2017. The attack took place as FCB personnel ...
Like Mohmand Agency, sports activities are underway in other tribal agencies of FATA. Different small and larger scale ... Alia from Kurram Agency says facilities for women players in FATA are not adequate as compared to men. "Cricket League was ...
"women are treated worse than dogs under rewaj," explains a young woman from Kurram Agency who has been 'exchanged' through a jirga decision to settle a feud.
The Kohisar public school and College Principal Muhammad Ishaq told TNN that UNICEF had provided them schoolbags, stationary and sports goods for students of Central Kurram Agency. He said that the goods were distributed among students of ...
Presently, excepting for Kurram Agency - where a codified rewaj titled turizuna is available - none of the other agencies in Fata have specific codified acts. Disturbingly ... "There is no uniform rewaj or tribal code of life in different tribal ...
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) Parachinar, 21 May: The peace #sports Gala was concluded in Parachinar, Kurram Agency here on Sunday. More than 100 teams from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata participated in cricket, volleyball, football, basketball, ...
It was the duty and moral obligation of the first legislative assembly of Pakistan to decide the fate of the tribal belt. Fata is a semi-autonomous tribal region in northwestern Pakistan, bordering Pakistan's provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) and ...
An internally displaced family flee military operations on tractors in Tora Warai, a town in Kurram Agency located in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) during a military trip organised for media along the Afghanistan border. PHOTO: ...
The Commander Peshawar Corps Lt Gen Nazir Ahmed Butt visited forward areas of Kurram Agency on Wednesday. He was given a detailed briefing on the prevailing security situation in the area.
He was addressing a tribal jirga in Parachinar, the headquarters of Kurram Agency. Commandant Kurram militia Omar Malik and political agent Baseer Khan Wazir were also present on the occasion.
Peshawar - The UN refugee Agency on Wednesday handed over 4,000 tents, 8,000 plastic sheets and 4,000 core relief item kits to FATA disaster Management Authority (FDMA) aimed at supporting the government's efforts to facilitate returns to South ...
Peshawar: Commander Peshawar Corps Lt Gen Nazir Ahmed Butt visited forward areas of Kurram Agency and was given a detailed briefing on the prevailing security situation in the area, an Inter Services public relations (ISPR) statement said.
Kurram peace: Nifaz-i-Fiqah Jafria, Pakistan central secretary general Allama Syed Shujaat Ali Bokhari has demanded transfer of Kurram Agency's administrative control to paramilitary force to help stop infiltration of terrorists into the tribal region ...
In addition, the exercise was completed in first blocks of six (6) districts of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), five (5) districts of Gilgit Baltistan, five (5) districts of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and one district of Federal capital ...
Kurram peace: Nifaz-i-Fiqah Jafria, Pakistan central secretary general Allama Syed Shujaat Ali Bokhari has demanded transfer of Kurram Agency's administrative control to paramilitary force to help stop infiltration of terrorists into the tribal region ...
Kurram is one of the most sensitive tribal areas as it borders three Afghan provinces and at one point was one of the key routes for militant movement across the border.
Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) are rich in oil, gas, and minerals and hold tremendous potential for exploration, field development, and production.
From the beginning of the year, Kurram Agency has been a target of multiple terror incidents. On April 25, a passenger van hit a landmine in Godar area of the tribal agency, killing at least 14 people. On March 31, at least 24 people were killed and 90 ...
Additional chief secretary, Fata, Dr Fida Wazir told a group of journalists from tribal agencies here at his office on Saturday that the authorities concerned had conducted survey of 32,902 houses damaged during conflict.
Parachinar: Two people were killed when terrorists opened fire on their vehicle in Lower Kurram Agency Sunday morning, according to the political administration officials.
Additional chief secretary, Fata, Dr Fida Wazir told a group of journalists from tribal agencies here at his office on Saturday that the authorities concerned had conducted survey of 32,902 houses damaged during conflict.
Kurram Agency: Pakistan Army foiled a major terror plot in the tribal Agency after seizing an explosive-laden vehicle that was possibly to be used in a terror attack, ARY News reported.
In April, security forces made all access roads to the tribal areas, impassable so that terror attacks inside Kurram Agency could be controlled. Fears of terror attacks mounted after local mosques announced the possibility of impending attacks in ...
Parachinar: The officials of the political administration and Pakistan Army organised 'peace walk' in Kurram Agency on Thursday. Led by Brigadier Malik Amir Muhammad Khan, participants of the peace walk including Commandant Kurram militia Colonel Umar ...
Peshawar: Elders of Gandao area in Kurram Agency on Wednesday appealed to authorities to immediately start work on the central Kurram soapstone. Speaking at a news conference here, Salam Khan, Sadiq, Noor Rehman, Wali Khan, Malik Daud, Gul ...
The United States Agency For International Development (USAID) Mission Director John Groarke, Monday, said that United States' long-term commitment to strengthen Pakistan's education sector had help find practical solutions for the country's energy ...
Islamabad - The United States Agency For International Development Mission Director John Groarke Monday said the new centre at the National University of sciences and technology will shape future of the energy engineering in Pakistan.
On April 25, at least 14 people, including six children and two women were killed and 13 others injured, when a passenger van was targeted with a remote-controlled bomb in Parachinar, Kurram Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).
In addition, the exercise was completed in first blocks of six (6) districts of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), five (5) districts of Gilgit Baltistan, five (5) districts of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and one district of Federal capital ...
In addition, the exercise was completed in first blocks of six districts of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), five districts of Gilgit-Baltistan, five districts of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and one district of Islamabad, official sources ...
Peshawar: The activists of Pakistan People's Party, Fata, and People's students Federation staged a demonstration here on Monday against the political administration, Lower Kurram Agency. Led by the PPP Fata leader Malik Jangraiz, Malik Zaman, ...
Peshawar: Tribal students belonging to Lower Kurram Agency on Sunday held a protest demonstration against the political administration for collecting 'illegal' tax from the transporters and those constructing houses in the tribal region. They demanded ...
FATA Secretariat with the help of security forces has arranged a free medical camp in Borki area of Kurram Agency. Assistant Political Agent Shahid Ali Khan said that doctors of Pakistan Army and Agency Headquarters hospital Parachinar provided free of ...
Parachinar: Prolonged suspension of power supply has caused severe water shortage in Parachinar as the Tribal Electric Supply Company (Tesco) is unable to repair a damaged transmission line.
Parachinar: Prolonged suspension of power supply has caused severe water shortage in Parachinar as the Tribal Electric Supply Company (Tesco) is unable to repair a damaged transmission line.
On February 15, 2017, a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a government office in the Ghalanai area of Mohmand Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), killing five civilians. Another attacker was killed by the guards ... Earlier ...
Parachinar: One soldier laid down his life during a gunfight with suspected militants in central division of Kurram Agency on Monday.
Peshawar - activists of People's students Federation (PSF) from Kurram Agency on Monday accused the political administration of involvement in corruption and misuse of power.
Two Pakistani Taliban commanders were among seven jihadists reportedly killed in a suspected US drone strike that took place on April 29 in Pakistan's tribal agency of North Waziristan, according to reports from the region. The strike would be the ...
Islamabad, May 1 (Xinhua) -- A soldier was killed and two others wounded when unidentified militants ambushed an army convoy in Pakistan's northwest ...
Islamabad - While the government takes credit for establishing 157 primary schools in different FATA agencies, a parliamentarian from tribal areas has refuted.
The injured people were shifted to Agency Headquarters hospital Parachinar, reportedly. Tariq Hassan, a top official in the Kurram tribal area, said the van was heading to Sadah from Godar when it ran over the bomb. Two census workers were also injured ...
Peshawar: With the residents of Kurram Agency struggling to recover from the trauma of the recent bombings in the region, the local authorities have issued a suicide attack alert for Parachinar.
Peshawar: With the residents of Kurram Agency struggling to recover from the trauma of the recent bombings in the region, the local authorities have issued a suicide attack alert for Parachinar.
Peshawar: A suspected US drone strike on a house in a remote tribal area bordering Afghanistan has killed at least seven militants, Pakistan security officials said Thursday.
Islamabad, April 27 (Xinhua) -- At least seven suspected militants were killed when U.S. pilotless aircraft launched missile strikes in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of North Waziristan on Thursday, local Urdu media reported. Aaj News said that the ...
The US drones fired two missiles to pound two hideouts of the militants in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan, a semi-autonomous tribal area located along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, Xinhua news agency reported. Both the hideouts were completely ...
FATA Research Center, a non-governmental group in Islamabad, reported a spike of 72 percent in activities by militants and Pakistani security forces in the semiautonomous tribal region, also called the Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA) during ...
A senior regional official Shahid Ali Khan said militants planted the explosive device in the Kurram Agency in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) bordering Afghanistan. A spokesman for the Jamaat-ur-Ahrar, a faction of the Islamist ...


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