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Mohammad Khurasani, a spokesman for the Pakistani Taliban, claimed responsibility for the attack and warned of more in the future. Dera Ismail Khan is a central town in the country's northeast and a gateway to the North and South Waziristan tribal regions, which have were a base for local Taliban until ...
"Now it is up to the government whether they let us use our right to peaceful protest or use violent means against us," added Pashteen, who hails from South Waziristan, part of the Pashtun-dominated Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) straddling the border with Afghanistan. "The choice is the ...

PESHAWAR: FATA Political Alliance South Waziristan chief Arif Wazir was arrested Saturday by the political administration on the charges of staging an ... Later, Arif Wazir led the rally to the home of slain Naqeebullah Mehsud at Makin Town where they offered 'Fateha' for the departed soul and extended ...
He was brought to the ATC situated in Clifton area of the city amid tight security. Anwar was presented ... The former SSP went into hiding following allegations that he was involved in the extra judicial murder of Naqeebullah Mehsood, a native of South Waziristan, in Shah Latif Town. The officer ignored ...
SOUTH WAZIRISTAN, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 21st Mar, 2018 ):For the very first time in history of FATA, the Pak Army has opened women Public Call Office (PCO) in Makeen area of South Waziristan Agency. Security sources told that a woman telephone operator would be appointed to work in ...
Pashteen and Mehsud are among a number of young activists from the northwestern district of South Waziristan who have led a movement calling for the rights of ethnic Pashtuns to be respected. They hold the state and military responsible for what they call the ethnic profiling of Pashtuns as "terrorists", and ...

Islamabad/Tank/Khaisoor: “O my land, may you return to life soon, before my youth turns to dust,” NaeemullahMehsud, 17, prayed as he stepped foot in Khaisoor, his native village in war-torn South Waziristan agency, in 2017, for the first time since his family and countless others were driven out following ...
It is also found in lower Kurram, Orakzai, north and south Waziristan agencies of the FATA region and there it is called Mazarai. ... our export promotion bureau should be more active as Mazri is mostly tourist attraction (even within Pakistan, and it's mostly exported from Kohat and DI khan to other cities).
As part of Pakistan's counterterrorism drive, many young Mehsuds were killed in allegedly staged police gunbattles in cities such as Karachi. The southern seaport city has the biggest urban concentration of Pashtuns. The January murder of a young aspiring model and shopkeeper in Karachi was the ...
After living in constant fear under Taliban rule for years, a handful of young men are now leading a cultural revolution in conservative South Waziristan, by making music with a social conscience. Maqsood Rehman, a 22-year-old talented youngster from Sarwakai village, sings a combination of traditional ...
South Waziristan Agency (SWA) earned these monikers for its rugged, inhospitable terrain and its battle-hardened tribesmen. The Tehreek-e-Taliban ... Some tribesmen also allege that the military would subject an entire village to 'collective punishment' where security forces are targeted with IEDs. Security ...
Regarding mines in South Waziristan, the concerned quarters would be directed to speed up the process of clearing of mines. The prime minister ... The prime minister announced that an intermediate college will be established in the name of Naqeebullah Mehsud in village Makeen, South Waziristan. 4.
The third demand is putting an end to curfews mainly in South Waziristan. A young Mehsud narrated how a curfew remained imposed for a couple of days in Shamkai village in the sub-division of Sarwakai after a mine blast killed a soldier who was fetching water from a bourn. “Our whole village had to ...
People were uprooted from their villages and towns and forced to live in tents in chilly cold and scorching heat for years. ... and chanting slogans for the due rights of the tribesmen, hundreds more set an alleged Taliban office on fire in Dera Ismail Khan city, located on the periphery with South Waziristan.
Umar Din sits quietly in the corner of a protest camp in Tank, the closest major town to South Waziristan, about 65km east of Makin. The 15-year-old always ... In April, Din was playing in his front yard in the remote South Waziristan village of Badr when there was a huge explosion. "When the blast occurred, ...
On the evening of January 3, he sat at a roadside restaurant in northern Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, with friends, discussing plans for how he was going to ... students at Gomal University, in the town of Dera Ismail Khan, about 300km southwest of the capital Islamabad, and adjacent to South Waziristan.
The Pakistani Army has cleared terrorist bases in the tribal areas of North and South Waziristan. Safe havens for Afghan refugees exist, but there are no training camps or officially sanctioned sanctuaries for terrorists. Pakistan is fencing its border with Afghanistan to prevent unregulated cross-border flow.

PESHAWAR: Shah Zaman Mehsud, a journalist from the tribal region of South Waziristan, was picked up from his home in Tank city late on Sunday night. Shah Zaman's brother Ismael confirmed Zaman's abduction but said nothing regarding the identity of the persons who raided their house. Ismael said ...
On March 26, PTM supporters protested in more than 20 cities across Pakistan to denounce the arrest of their comrades, harassment of their leaders, ... father, uncles, and nearly a dozen other relatives who were killed in FATA's South Waziristan tribal district since 2003 and yet are now quick to label his ...
Angry protesters in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Tuesday stormed the offices of a militant group that allegedly killed a university student from South Waziristan region. Protesters attacked at least two buildings believed to be occupied by pro-government militants in Shaikh Yousef village of ...
Their foremost demand is justice for Naqeebullah Mehsud, a young man from South Waziristan, who was killed in a staged encounter on January 13 in Karachi by a notorious police officer, Rao Anwar. Till the publishing of this report, Anwar is on the run. Law enforcement and intelligence agencies, tasked by the Supreme ...
People were uprooted from their villages and towns and forced to live in tents in chilly cold and scorching heat for years. ... and chanting slogans for the due rights of the tribesmen, hundreds more set an alleged Taliban office on fire in Dera Ismail Khan city, located on the periphery with South Waziristan.
Umar Din sits quietly in the corner of a protest camp in Tank, the closest major town to South Waziristan, about 65km east of Makin. The 15-year-old always ... In April, Din was playing in his front yard in the remote South Waziristan village of Badr when there was a huge explosion. "When the blast occurred, ...
On the evening of January 3, he sat at a roadside restaurant in northern Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, with friends, discussing plans for how he was going to ... students at Gomal University, in the town of Dera Ismail Khan, about 300km southwest of the capital Islamabad, and adjacent to South Waziristan.
People from the Pakistani tribal area of Waziristan gather to condemn the killing in Karachi last month of Naqeeb Ullah, a 27-year-old aspiring model, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Thursday's rare protest by the Mehsud tribe comes hours after a court ordered officer Rao Anwar arrested for ...
Naqeebullah Mehsud, a 27-year-old South Waziristan native, was gunned down in an alleged encounter on January 13 in Shah Latif town. The Supreme Court (SC) on Saturday has given a three-day deadline to the Inspector General of Police in Sindh Allah Dino Khawaja to arrest the former Malir Senior ...
The authorities in Balochistan are now working on shifting Pakistani citizens residing in the divided villages to Pakistan's side of the fence. In support ... Pakistan military plans to complete the construction of chain-linked and barbed-wire-topped fence by December 2018 across the South Waziristan portion.
TANK: Leader of the grand jirga on Sunday announced that the Pakistan Army will bear the educational expenses of Naqeebullah Mehsud's son and his under-construction house in South Waziristan. Naseem, a 27-year-old native of South Waziristan also known as Naqeebullah, was among four suspected ...
NAQEEBULLAH Mehsud's face, his trimmed, styled beard and long, flowing hair linger before my eyes, as do the aspirations that brought the 27-year-old man to Karachi from his native South Waziristan. There is a lot of focus on crime in Karachi and the ethnic tensions that have bubbled over so many times ...
From here, he moved to Hub Chowki, the bordering town of Balochistan in district Lasbella, and had different jobs at a petrol pump and steel rolling mill. In 2017, he visited his home town South Waziristan and spent three months there. He was issued a Watan Card (SV21730002265 ) which is issued after ...
But an estimated half a million Mehsuds are once again threatening to abandon their towns and villages in South Waziristan if authorities fail to clear ... children from being blown up in landmine explosions or brace for unprecedented protests and a mass exodus of Mehsud tribespeople into Pakistani cities.
Speaking to Geo News earlier, relatives of Naseemullah said that the deceased came to Karachi from South Waziristan one year ago and ran a clothing shop at Al-Asif Square, and was not involved in any ... The funeral prayers for the deceased were offered in his native city Tank Thursday evening. A large ...
A book, “Inqilab Mehsood South Waziristan – From British Raj to American Imperialism” released by the Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan claims responsibility for the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, the ... “Ikramullah, a resident of Makeen town in South Waziristan escaped from the blast site and is still alive.”.
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.
'Inqilab Mehsood South Waziristan: From British Raj to American Imperialism,' by Abu Mansoor Asim Mufti Noor Wali, a senior Taliban leader. ... Benazir Bhutto was assassinated in the garrison city of Rawalpindi shortly after she addressed an election rally on December 27, 2007. According to the the book ...
The book says Ikramullah, a resident of Makeen town in South Waziristan tribal region bordering Afghanistan, had escaped from the scene of the attack and is still alive. The book does not say if this is the same Ikramullah who was declared a fugitive along with five others by the anti-terrorism court hearing ...
Mariam Abou Zahab was born Marie-Pierre Walquemanne in 1952 in Hon-Hergies, a village in northern France. She came from a ... It is during these years (1973-1974) that she discovered Afghanistan and Pakistan as well as the Indian city of Lucknow, to which she would remain particularly attached.
In near future, projects will also be awarded for mobile broadband services in D.I. Khan, North Waziristan, South Waziristan, Kurram Agency, F R Tank, Orakzai, FR Bannu and Lakki Marwat. Addressing a ... Broadband services are being provided to 5,896 villages in the country, the prime minister said.
Mariam Abou Zahab was born Marie-Pierre Walquemanne in 1952 in Hon-Hergies, a village in northern France. She came from a ... It is during these years (1973-1974) that she discovered Afghanistan and Pakistan as well as the Indian city of Lucknow, to which she would remain particularly attached.
RAWALPINDI: A man from South Waziristan agency, who held his family hostage in a home located in Morgah area of Rawalpindi was arrested in injured ... Rawalpindi City Police Officer (CPO) Israr Abbasi told the media that the manner in which the suspect was shooting suggested he was no ordinary ...
“The pilot project will be launched in two months in the federal capital which will be extended to other cities later,” he said. The NTS head also stated that ... He said that Rs10 million each were spent on scholarships for displaced students of South Waziristan and Khyber agencies. “Nearly 700 students have ...
“The pilot project will be launched in two months in the federal capital which will be extended to other cities later,” he said. The NTS head also stated that ... He said that Rs10 million each were spent on scholarships for displaced students of South Waziristan and Khyber agencies. “Nearly 700 students have ...
In its first ever contribution to WFP in Pakistan , China contributed 1 million US dollars to enable WFP food assistance for 158,000 people in major cities, Peshawar, Dera Ismail Khan, Tank and Bannu districts of KP, in addition to North Waziristan, South Waziristan, Khyber, Kurram, Mohmand and Orakzai ...
In its first ever contribution to WFP in Pakistan , China contributed 1 million US dollars to enable WFP food assistance for 158,000 people in major cities, Peshawar, Dera Ismail Khan, Tank and Bannu districts of KP, in addition to North Waziristan, South Waziristan, Khyber, Kurram, Mohmand and Orakzai ...
His captors had injected him with sedatives and were attempting to transport him out of the city in an ambulance, disguised as a corpse — but the dose was wearing off, ... The Haqqania trio collected the suicide bombers, Bilal and Ikramullah, from South Waziristan and brought them back to Akora Khattak.
However, Sepoy Basharat is a resident of a village in Gilgit-Baltistan. On the martyrdom of young troopers, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said: “Freedom isn't free, it costs sons of the soil. Freedom that we enjoy today is owed to so many such bravehearts. Salute to our Martyrs”.
The minimum temperature in other cities of the K-P was: Peshawar 4.0, Dir and Kalam 0.0, Malamjaba 0.1, DI Khan 12, Bannu 0.9, Risalpur 4.0, ... and Mohmand agencies in Fata while at isolated places in Bannu, Lakki Marwat, DI Khan and Tank districts and North and South Waziristan agencies in Fata.
According the an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement, security forces carried out operation in South Waziristan Agency's village Shashi Khel and village Kanda Garhi of Lower Orakzai and recovered cache of weapons and ammunition hidden by terrorists. The ISPR statement further said that ...
Farooq, a resident of Deluxe Town in Sohrab Goth and a former progressive student leader, was associated with a polio immunisation campaign for six ... from his own Mehsud tribe who were moved there after they were displaced from South Waziristan because of a military operation against terrorists.
Last week, five persons were killed in a similar blast in the South Waziristan Agency. Local government and security officials also confirmed the attack and casualties. Mir Ali town and neighbouring Miranshah, N Waziristan's capital, have long been home to Taliban militants. Although violence in Pakistan ...


 

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