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Peshawar, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 20th Feb, 2018 ):The Met Office on Tuesday forecast rain-thunderstorm and light snowfall over the hills for Chitral, Upper Dir, Swat, Shangla, Lower Dir, Abbottabad, Battagram and Kohistan districts and Kurram and South Waziristan agencies in FATA during ...
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) Peshawar: The Senate on Monday passed a resolution for holding the general elections in FATA under old ... Senator from Kurram Agency Sajjad Turi had filed the resolution in the Upper House of the Parliament which also had signatures of 11 other senators.

(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) SADDA: The people of Central Kurram Agency have presented five demands to the government and threatened to ... They said that according to the list of FATA disaster Management Authority (FDMA), cash assistance of Rs25,000 has not been paid to 18,000 people.
Kurram Agency was the worst hit area of the tribal belt with a total of 1,845 deaths in four years, followed by Khyber Agency with 1,055 casualties. Bajaur Agency saw 337 persons killed, while Orakzai Agency recorded 130 deaths. Along with a large of deaths, the region also suffered collateral damage as a ...
The area of Kurram Agency has been victim to multiple blasts and attacks over the month of January. With a population of 619,553, the casualties to infrastructure have left multiple homes destroyed. As a result, an emergency jirga of the tribal elders of Kurram Agency was held on Saturday, in which it was ...
An emergency jirga of the tribal elders of Kurram Agency was held on Saturday, where they threatened the government that if it fails to immediately provide aid to those affected by unrest in central Kurram, they would launch a protest movement in front of the governor house. The jirga said that ...

Islamabad: Of the 104 senators, four from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and 11 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) will retire ahead of the ... According to the procedure, 12 lawmakers from FATA choose senators but NA-38 in Kurram Agency remains vacant because the by-poll has yet to be ...
The IDPs from other tribal agencies have been paid Rs25,000 cash grant on return to their homes and Rs400,000 and Rs160,000 for completely and partially ... Central Kurram is one of the most under developed parts of Fata where people have no access to health, education and other basic facilities.
On 24 January 2018, an American drone struck a target deep inside Kurram Agency in FATA. This was part of a series of strikes (during the period October-January) that analysts say is the measured execution of President Trump's threats since his 21st August 2017 speech outlining his policy for ...
Peshawar: A roadside bomb on Tuesday killed eight people including three women and a child in Pakistan's northwestern tribal belt near the Afghan border, in the latest attack apparently targeting Shiite Muslims. The improvised explosive device exploded in the Shiite-dominated Maqbal area of Kurram ...
"The claim in an M.F.A. statement yesterday that U.S. forces struck an Afghan refugee camp in Kurram Agency yesterday is false," said Richard W. Snelsire, the United ... "We don't have any access to FATA," Qaisar Khan Afridi, the agency's spokesman said, referring to the semiautonomous tribal regions.
Political Administration in tribal areas said a unmanned aircraft fired missile at a house in Spin Tal Dapa, a bordering area of Kurram and Orakzai Agencies, killing two people. AFP reported that a mid-level Afghan commander of the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani Network was killed in the drone strike.
Peshawar: Two people were killed in a drone strike on a house situated close to the Orakzai Agency and Kurram Agency, political administration officials ... A missile fired from a drone landed outside a house in Badshah Kot area of the agency - one of the seven tribal agencies in Pakistan's Federally ...
Gilgit: About the size of a domestic cat with grey long dense fur, Pallas's cat -- which has been classified as near threatened by the International Union for conservation of Nature (IUCN) since 2002 -- has recently been spotted in Chitral and Kurram Agency areas as well after trapping cameras had first ...
Islamabad: The terror-stricken Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) witnessed an upsurge in incidents of violence during 2017, after a total of 324 ... Civilian casualties were particularly high in Kurram Agency, which borders Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan on its west, as a total of 575 civilian ...
... house in Badshah Kot area of the Agency - one of the seven tribal agencies in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). One suspected militant was seriously injured in a drone strike allegedly carried out by a US spy plane in Kurram Agency's Badshah Kot area near the Pak-Afghan border.
Bajaur Agency - Terror incidents have witnessed 16 percent increase in the tribal areas during 2017 as compared to 2016, said the annual report of ... particularly in areas close to the North Waziristan, Kurram and Khyber agencies of FATA which has created new threats for FATA region," says Irfan, ...

Peshawar: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has summoned Fata Secretariat officials for framing charges in a contempt of court case after they failed to comply with the court order about payment of dietary charges to contractors for supply of food to the tribal agencies' prisoners. Those summoned ...
"They do not allow our people to work in [the federally-administered tribal areas]," he said. ... In Kurram Agency, where MSF only employed local Pakistani staff, MSF was given even shorter notice to cease operations: A seven-day deadline to wind up medical operations that included free maternal, ...
Currently, a political agent who is nominated by the federal government for each of the seven agencies - Khyber, North Waziristan, South Waziristan, Kurram, Bajaur, Mohmand and Orakzai Agencies - has absolute and unchallengeable financial, judicial and administrative power to deal with the tribal ...
In their report, PIPS reveals that "Footprints of Daesh increasing, killed 153 in 6 deadliest attacks Down 16% from the year before, 370 terrorist attacks took place in Pakistan killing 815 and injuring 1,736 people. Balochistan and FATA (Federaly Administrated Tribal Areas), mainly Kurram Agency, remained ...
Pakistan security report-2017 pointed out Balochistan and FATA; mainly Kurram Agency as the most critical areas of Pakistan where 288 and 253 terrorism-related killings, ... Security forces and law enforcement agencies killed 524 militants in military/security operations as well as armed clashes and encounters. Ambiguity ...
He added that the centres for state children had been expanded to nine districts along with two tribal agencies that included Khyber and Kurram tribal regions. However, he admitted Peshawar and Charsadda centres were fully functional. He was presiding over a meeting on the Zamung Kor project at Chief ...
... (KP) Chief Minister (CM) Pervez Khattak on Thursday directed for an efficient management of Zamung Kor, an institute for state children (street children), adding that these centres have been built in nine districts of the province along with two others in the tribal agencies - Khyber and Kurram agencies.
Kashif Kazmi, 21, from Kurram Agency would be the youngest Pakistani in history to be given the honour to address such prestigious democratic institutions on ... Kashif Kazmi belongs to Parachinar Kurram Agency and is ardent supporter of Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA) into the constitutional ...
Alhaj Shah Jee Gul Afridi is an independent candidate from the tribal belt of Khyber Agency and is leading the journey of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) reforms inside parliament as well convincing masses over the reforms process. On January 1, 2018, we interviewed him inside the ...
Peshawar: The people of five tribal agencies in Fata affected by militancy since 2007 continue to suffer though military operations were conducted to bring ... 2015-16 and 2016-17 for reconstruction and rehabilitation in five areas including North Waziristan, South Waziristan, Orakzai, Khyber and Kurram.
On December 26, 2017, the US killed an Afghan Taliban leader in a drone strike in Pakistan's tribal Kurram Agency, according to media reports. Jamiuddin was believed to be linked to the Haqqani Network, a militant group that Washington accuses Islamabad of backing. Although the Trump Administration ...
Peshawar: As many as 3,994 intelligence Based Operations (IBOs) were conducted in 2017 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) collectively, according to senior security officials. Giving details for the year in retrospect, an official said 109 hardcore militants had ...
Similarly, the civilian law enforcement agencies, especially the police, also shared the brunt of terrorism, with several junior officials being shot dead in Karachi and seniors killed in ... Four security officials, including a captain, were martyred and three injured in an IED blast in Kharlachi, Kurram Agency.
The wounded were rushed to Agency Headquarters hospital, but those with critical injuries had to be shifted to Peshawar as the facility in Parachinar lacked the material required for proper treatment. However, the state of the hospital in Parachinar remained the same during emergency situations in the ...
At least 67 persons were killed and more than 200 injured in back-to-back explosions in the Turi Bazaar area of Parachinar, Kurram Agency FATA. 25 June. Pakistan has deployed a 15,000-strong military force to protect Chinese nationals working on energy and infrastructure projects in the country, ...
Peshawar: A one-step advanced security arrangement is being proposed for the tribal areas in case of the extension of police there under the Fata ... each have been proposed in North Waziristan and South Waziristan, 12 each in Khyber, Bajaur and Mohmand, six in Orakzai and five in Kurram Agency.
Parachinar is the capital city of Kurram Agency and the largest city of Federal Administrated Areas of Pakistan (FATA). The beautiful valley of Parachinar , where vault of heaven envelops the lush green landscape and snow-capped peaks loom in the distance, has now been suffering from the autumn of ...
In the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), where North Waziristan is located, the number fell from about 550 to fewer than 80 over that same .... U.S. analysts claim the group relocated its main base to the Kurram tribal agency, and several Pakistani researchers have told me it has a presence in the ...
Peshawar: mercury plunged on Monday in many parts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) with the start of ... of Swat, Lower and Upper Dir, Swabi, Mardan, Peshawar districts besides Bajaur and Kurram agencies whereas snowfall was reported from Chitral, ...
The tribal people should have been given better facilities, Imran further said. Earlier in the day, a protest was held in Bani Gala by Insaf student Federation (ISF) Fata chapter. The members of ISF were protesting the appointment of Mian Iqbal as the president of the youth wing of Kurram Agency.
Islamabad: The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) chapter of the Insaf student Federation (ISF) protested outside the Bani Gala residence of ... The ISF was protesting the appointment of Mian Iqbal as president youth wing of Kurram Agency of Fata and planned to block the way of Imran who is ...
The tourists, mostly youth, set up camps at various picnic spots and cooked spicy foods as the mercury plummeted below zero Celsius in the agency. The heavy snowfall cut off the central parts of Kurram from the rest of the tribal region as well. Meanwhile, the three-day anti-polio campaign was successfully ...
Parachinar: A man injured in a landmine explosion near the Afghan border in Kurram Agency on Tuesday is pictured with his relatives at a hospital. Six members of a family, ... Kurram is one of the seven districts along the Afghan border in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas. After the incident, local ...
Parachinar: At least eight members of a family, including two minor girls, were killed and another man was injured in a landmine blast in Kurram Agency early ... On the occasion, tribal leaders Mufti Wali, Imranuddin, Malik Sabir Jan, Haji Noor Muhammad demanded of the government to take strict action ...
At least two civilians were killed and another injured when a terrorist attacked a 'checkpost' of the peace committee in the Wana area of South Waziristan Agency (SWA) in the Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA) on December 14, 2017. No group has, so far, claimed responsibility for the attack.
According to media reports, a missile fired from the aircraft landed outside a house in the Badshah Kot area of Kurram Agency, one of the seven tribal agencies in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas. Panic gripped the area following the attack, reported Geo News, adding that the identity of the ...
The US wounded an "Afghan extremist" in an airstrike in Pakistan's tribal agency of Kurram today. ... Instead, more than 95 percent of the 389 strikes inside Pakistan between 2004-2015 took place inside the tribal agencies of North and South Waziristan, which are known hotbeds of numerous Taliban ...
Khyber Agency: Terror incidents in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) surged by 16 percent in 2017 as compared to 2016, said an annual ... for fresh recruits and disgruntled Taliban fighters, particularly in areas close to the North Waziristan, Kurram and Khyber agencies of FATA which has ...
For the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, each agency and frontier region has been given its shares as per the quota, which is 416,380. The total calculates to 11.99, which is the shares of seats for the tribal agencies and frontier regions combined in the National Assembly. In Fata, Bajaur Agency has the ...
Earlier today, at least one person was injured in a drone strike in Lower Kurram Agency, sources said. A missile fired from a drone landed outside a house in Badshah Kot area of the agency - one of the seven tribal agencies in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas. In December last year, at least ...
Kurram Agency is one of the seven agencies of FATA where the law and order situation is tensed since a decade. On December 18 of this year a US drone targeted a compound in the Kurram Agency but no casualty was reported in the attack. In October, a drone targeted the mountainous area of the ...
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) Parachinar: Member National Assembly from Kurram Agency Sajid Turi claimed that issue of Fata Reforms has been in its last phase but Prime ... "The Fata Reforms Committee's report has sailed through National Assembly as well as debated in Senate," he said.
Parachinar: Three persons have been killed in a US drone attack in Kurram Agency near the Pak-Afghan border. According to details at 4-30 a.m. on Thursday in the Pakistan tribal area Kurram Agency the US drone attacked a house killing three person on the spot. The house is the property of Taliban commander ...


 

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