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Officials confirmed that five more injured of Friday's blasts died in hospital, which pushed the death toll to 72. The people of Parachinar, headquarters of Kurram tribal region, continued to stage a sit-in to protest against the bomb blasts for the ...
The Sunni extremist group Lashkar-e Jhangvi claimed responsibility for the blasts at a crowded market in the northwestern town of Parachinar, a predominantly Shi'ite town in the Kurram Tribal Agency. In the southwestern city of Quetta, 13 people ...
Similarly, Eid congregations were also held in Kurram Agency, Landi Kotal, Khyber Agency, Orakzai Agency, North Waziristan, Swabi, Charsadda, Mardan, Bannu, Karak Lakki Marwat, and other parts of Kohat district.
The COAS appreciated the efforts of security forces, intelligence and other law enforcement agencies in foiling countless terrorist activities through ongoing 'Operation Raddul Fasaad'.
There were also reports of witnesses claiming to have sighted the Eid moon in other districts as well: by the time this report was filed, the moon had been sighted in Kurram Agency, Landi Kotal in Khyber Agency, Orakzai Agency, North Waziristan, Swabi, ...
The interior division has put the estimated cost of the construction of additional wing for Shawal rifles in Razmak and provision of accommodation to the paramilitary troops in North Waziristan, Bajaur, Kurram, Khyber and Orakzai agencies at Rs8.51 ...
Emergency has been enforced in the regional hospitals of the largest city of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). It is believed that the explosions have induced fire in the market. ... He told the hospitals within FATA are not capable to ...
Between the militant strongholds in Khyber Agency and a full-scale military operation, Khadi's family had little choice but to leave their homes and lush fields for safer areas.
Parachinar: Photo taken with mobile phone shows smoke rises from a blast site in northwest Pakistan's Parachinar, on June 23, 2017.
Twenty-seven people were killed and 175 people were hurt in Parachinar, a town in the Kurrum Agency, when two bombs exploded in a market, local political agent Basir Khan told CNN.
The general did say, however, that Pakistan saw the hand of India's spy agency, the Research and Analysis Wing, or RAW, behind the unrest in Baluchistan.
... abroad within the Eid Al-Fitr holidays in comparison to last year's figures. Islamabad - At least 25 people were killed and over 100 others sustained injuries in twin blasts in the heart of Parachinar city of Pakistan's northern tribal Kurram ...
In Pakistan, at least 18 people have been killed and dozens were wounded when two back-to-back explosions rocked Parachinar in Kurram tribal agency. Officials said the dual-explosions took place as people were busy shopping for Iftar and Eid in the ...
Hours later, two back-to-back blasts tore through a market crowded with the people shopping for Eid in the Shia- dominated Parachinar city in the Kurram tribal region, killing at least 25 people, mostly Shias, and injuring 100 others. The first blast ...
... as three bomb blasts rocked Quetta, capital of Balochistan province, and Parachinar, capital of Kurram Agency which is one of the semi-autonomous districts of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) that the army has spent a lot to clear of ...
Islamabad, June 23 (Xinhua) -- At least 15 people were killed and 70 others injured as twin blasts hit a market on Friday afternoon in Parachinar, capital city of Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Kurram Agency, reported local Urdu TV channel Geo.
Islamabad: Fifteen persons were killed and 70 others injured as twin blasts rocked a market on Friday in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Kurram Agency, Geo News reported. Representational image. Reuters. The first explosion took place as people ...
Mix weather with chances of mostly sunny in 80 percent areas of the country is likely to prevail on Eid while isolated rain in upper parts of the country in evening and night would turn weather pleasant.
An official of Pakistan Metrological Department Peshawar said that maximum rain was received by Kakul, 27mm, followed by Cherat 23mm, Balakot 12mm, Malam Jabba 7mm, Kurram Agency 6mm, Saidu Sharif, Dir and Peshawar City 2mm respectively. The official ...
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) Peshawar, 19 June: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) FATA Ameer, Sardar Khan on Monday criticized federal government for failure to its promises made with the Fata Internally Displaced Peoples (IDPs). According a statement issued from ...
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) Peshawar, 19 June: At least 33 people sustained injuries in aerial firing to celebrate the victory of #Pakistan cricket team against #India in the final of Champions Trophy in different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on ...
A large number of Pakistani and Afghan tribal elders were present on the occasion of opening of the border. Afghan citizens said while talking to TNN that they are happy over resumption of trade activities.
Certain parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and tribal area received heavy rains and hailstorms. According to reports rains lashed parts of Lower Dir district while light hailstone hit pockets in Kurram Agency on Sunday evening. An official of the Met office ...
He said that three of his colleagues including MNA Sajid Turi from Kurram Agency and Shahabuddin Khan from Bajaur Agency would visit all the seven tribal agencies and six frontier regions to muster support and pressurise government for early passage of ...
Peshawar: Two major attacks by terrorists from the Afghan side bordering Kurram and Mohmand agencies of FATA were repulsed in the last two day, the Frontier Corps said in a statement on Saturday.
Among others with declared assets running into billions of rupees include PTI chief Imran Khan; PTI MNA from Hangu Khayal Zaman with assets worth Rs1.8 billion; an independent member from FATA's Kurram Agency Sajid Hussain Toori with assets worth ...
Tribal people are known for their hospitality and it never comes without variety of foods and beverages which they offer to their guests.
On March 2, US drones reportedly killed two jihadists as they rode on a motorcycle in the tribal agency of Kurram. An Afghan Taliban commander known as Qari Abdullah Subari is believed to have been killed in the strike, according to Reuters.
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) Parachinar, 14 June: The people of Parachinar area of Kurram Agency not only enjoy traditional foods during Iftar, but they also have the facility of clean and cold water from Malanai spring which is famous in the whole ...
The officials of Kurram and Orakzai tribal regions and Hangu district said that the area did not fall in their jurisdictions.
Abu Bakar was associated with the Haqqani Network and he belonged to Khost province of Afghanistan, bordering with North Waziristan and Kurram Agency of the tribal belt. Haqqani Network is known for having a strong presence in Khost province on the ...
Head counting and house listing in some pockets of central tehsil of Kurram Agency were not conducted because local people after repatriation had shifted back to settled areas owing to non-availability of basic facilities like shelter, health 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, July 9 ...
Islamabad: The political administration and Livestock Department, Fata taking notice of a suspected anthrax outbreak in Toda Cheena area of central Kurram Agency dispatched a team of vaccinators to the affected area. Livestock Department Assistant ...
The political administration and Livestock Department, FATA have taken notice of outbreak of cattle disease in Toda Cheena area of Central Kurram Agency and sent a vaccination team to the affected area. According to details, Assistant Director ...
A least 43 cows and goats have been killed due to outbreak of a mysterious disease in Toda Cheena area of Central Kurram Agency, FATA. According to details, residents of the said the disease has killed 30 cows and 13 goats in the village so far and ...
A suspected outbreak of anthrax has killed at least 43 cows and goats in Toda Cheena area of Central Kurram Agency, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). According to residents the disease has killed 30 cows and 13 goats in the village so far and ...
Confirming the reports, incumbent parliamentary leader of Fata lawmakers Haji Shahji Gul told Dawn that four of his colleagues from Bajaur, Momand, Orakzai and Khyber agencies submitted an application with Speaker Ayaz Sadiq to replace him with Nasir ...
... Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). By 31 December 2016, the government of Pakistan and humanitarian partners facilitated the return of 117,395 families to Orakzai, Kurram, South Waziristan, North Waziristan, Khyber Agencies and Frontier Region Tank.
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) Parachinar, 04 June: The six schools destroyed during military operation against militants in Torghar area of Central Kurram Agency are remained in ruins and need serious attention of the concerned authorities to avoid ...
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) Parachinar, 05 June: A rabid dog bit eight persons, including five children and two women in Sadda area of Lower Kurram Agency on Sunday night. As per details, a rabid dog bit eight persons including five children, two ...
Gurguray is another wild summer fruit that is grown naturally on trees in mountains, especially in tribal areas of Tirah, Orakzai, Kurram and Khyber agencies. Rabnawaz Afridi, a resident of Landi Kotal, said that Gurguray trees were grown naturally in ...
Senior journalist and analyst Dr Ashraf Ali told TNN during his visit to the border area in Kurram Agency that monitoring of the border should be improved instead of closing it.
Gurguray is another wild summer fruit that is grown naturally on trees in mountains, especially in tribal areas of Tirah, Orakzai, Kurram and Khyber agencies. Rabnawaz Afridi, a resident of Landi Kotal, said that Gurguray trees were grown naturally in ...
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) Parachinar, 31 May: The people of Parachinar area of Kurram Agency have expressed concern over raise in the prices of food items with the start of holy month of Ramazan.
Peshawar: Except one all major political parties have an explicit stance on the merger of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as political observers believe the move will have an impact on the upcoming general ...
What is now the tribal belt of Pakistan, known as the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), was maintained by the British from 1849 to 1947 as a unique political, military and administrative arrangement.
What is now the tribal belt of Pakistan, known as the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), was maintained by the British from 1849 to 1947 as a unique political, military and administrative arrangement.
Peshawar: Like previous years, this time around also the whole of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) and some districts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) province observed the first of Ramazan on Saturday - a day ahead of the country ...
The small campus of the first-ever Fata University in a section of the government Degree College Darra Adamkhel is just the first drop of rain that is likely to clean the entire tribal area of violence and illiteracy if the institution is run with ...


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