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Their ranks quickly swelled with Uzbek fighters, mostly from Central Asia's Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, many of whom were driven out of Pakistan's South Waziristan tribal region by a military offensive. Analysts say the movement brutality's was unmatched and, as outsiders to Afghanistan, the ... Islamic State group
Pashteen, a native of the South Waziristan tribal district, once the birthplace of the Pakistani Taliban, has led a movement that has expanded across the country in recent weeks to hold the military and government accountable for alleged excesses committed by security personnel. The rally on Sunday ... Pakistan Lahore Pashtun

THERE is a curious stillness to the streets of South Waziristan, and it pulls at your sense of reality. At first, you think it is the intense quiet -- absolute silence, but for the gentle wind through the shabeluth trees and the soft gurgle of the Zam river. As you drive into the remote tribal district, once ...
The report reveals that Anwar arrested Naqeebullah on a tip-off from Malik Haji - a native of South Waziristan who told the ex-SSP that Naqeebullah was a 'terrorist'. The use of geo-fencing technology established Anwar's presence at the time of the incident. He was also present with Naqeebullah when ...
(Dunya News) - Peace in South Waziristan has brought a new wave of developmental projects aiming to revive normalcy once again in this region of Pakistan. Through tireless efforts of Pakistan army, many welfare projects for the wellbeing of the locals have been completed. Besides the setting up of ...
SOUTH WAZIRISTAN, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 5th Apr, 2018 ) :Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa Thursday inaugurated two mega projects in SOUTH WAZIRISTAN Agency (SWA). Speaking to the local tribal elders, he said having lived through very difficult times ...

SOUTH WAZIRISTAN,(UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 2nd Apr, 2018 ) :Pakistan Army under a special tree plantation drive Monday distributed 30,000 saplings and 1500 fruit plants free of cast among tribal people to strengthen the forest in SOUTH WAZIRISTAN Agency (SWA). Range Officer of ... Army
ISLAMABAD, Apr 1 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 1st Apr, 2018 ):Repatriation process of all temporarily displaced persons (TDPs) of South Waziristan Agency to their native homes has been completed. According to FATA Disaster Management Authority (FDMA), more than seventy-one thousand ... Army
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 ... Army
ISLAMABAD: Local administration in the tribal region of South Waziristan has prohibited gatherings, political rallies and processions in Wana, the embattled region, amid warning that no public gathering will be held without prior permission of the administration. The notification quoted by Assistant Political ... Army
Islamabad (28 March, 2018)— The UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has approved the allocation of US$ 2.5 million for the continuation of the children's education in the areas of return in South Waziristan (Serwakai, Sararogha and Tiarza tehsils) and Kurram (Lower, Central and Upper ... Army
PESHAWAR: FATA Political Alliance South Waziristan chief Arif Wazir was arrested Saturday by the political administration on the charges of staging an anti-state rally on the eve of Pakistan National Day at Wana. According to details, Arif Wazir was picked up by a group of security personnel from his home ... Army
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 ... Army
PESHAWAR: At least three people were killed and 11 others injured when armed tribesmen opened indiscriminate firing on participants of a reconciliatory traditional jirga at Wana, headquarters of South Waziristan Agency on Friday. A leading tribal elder was amongst the killed whereas Naib Political ... Army
Security forces on Sunday were able to recover a large cache of arms and ammunition while clearing minefields laid by terrorists in areas of South Waziristan. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the drive took place in the Nankae, Raghzae , Chargolai and Gurgurai Zafar Khel areas. Army
WANA: While Mahsud tribespeople are protesting for the rights in different parts of the country, their native South Waziristan tribal region has been without a political agent for the last several months, affecting routine administrative work in the tribal region. An official requesting anonymity told The News that ... Army
PESHAWAR: In the wake of a non-violent, non-political and peaceful sit-in in Islamabad which continued for around 10 days, armed forces announced a wide range of changes and shifts in policies towards tribesmen from all over the tribal belt. According to ISPR, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar ... Army

TANK: Recently snowfall has caused roadblocks and crippled daily lives in many parts of the country, but has not hindered the polio campaign in South Waziristan Agency. According to the health department of South Waziristan, the polio campaign was being carried out in Kaniguram, Makeen and Shawal ... Army
KARACHI: Some called it 'Hell's Door Knocker'. Others dubbed it Pakistan's 'Wild West'. South Waziristan Agency (SWA) earned these monikers for its rugged, inhospitable terrain and its battle-hardened tribesmen. The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, a potpourri of terrorist groups, virtually ruled SWA until ... Army
A Mehsud from South Waziristan, Pashteen was quoting these figures from a report by the National Commission for Human Rights, a fact-finding body working under the directions of National Assembly Speaker Sadiq Ayaz. Pashteen said that the circle of investigation into extra-judicial killings should be ... Army
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. Army
Initially, Sajna and all other Mehsud militants were based in South Waziristan when Baitullah Mehsud brought together all the militant groups and became the leader of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan. All the Mehsud militants then shifted to the adjacent North Waziristan tribal region when the government in ... Army
Police claimed that the deceased was a militant affiliated with the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) but it was later found to be a staged encounter led by Rao, in which the aspiring model Naqeebullah and three others were killed. The killing of Naqeebullah, 27, a South Waziristan resident and ... Army
Across South Waziristan, village after village has been left abandoned. The empty streets contradict the Pakistani ... 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 wanted to be a doctor, he says, ... Army
... Chairman Imran Khan on Sunday vowed to convey the demands of Fata people to the army chief and trace in Islamabad along with protesting Mehsud tribesmen former senior police officer Rao Anwar, allegedly involved in the extrajudicial killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud from South Waziristan in Karachi. Army
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) RAWALPINDI: A delegation of journalists from South Wazirstan Agency visited Inter Services Public Relations and interacted with its director general. The delegation shared their feed back on security situation in SWA and development work under taken by Pakistan Army. Army
RAWALPINDI: Journalists from South Waziristan Agency visited ISPR and interacted with DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor. According to ISPR, journalists shared their feedback on security situation in Waziristan and development work under taken by Pakistan Army. DG ISPR briefed them about on ... Army
RAWALPINDI: Journalists from South Waziristan on Sunday thanked the Pakistan Army for restoring peace in Waziristan and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Director General (DG) ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor briefed the journalists about ... Army
Islamabad : With launch of South-South Cooperation Fund, China and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Friday signed $04 million agreement for helping Pakistan's conflict hit parts of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) and Balochistan in areas of livelihood, rehabilitation and ... Army
According to the UNDP, the project is built on the UN agency's ongoing support for early recovery and rehabilitation of affected populations in Pakistan and will provide some 8,100 families in Kurram, South Waziristan, North Waziristan, Khyber and Orakzai Agencies with construction kits to rebuild their ... Army
Rao Anwar and his team are accused of killing a 27-year-old aspiring model hailing from South Waziristan in a fake encounter. After the murder, Anwar had claimed that the victim belonged to a militant network; however, his claims were refuted in an inquiry by the investigation team that followed. Following ... Army
DERA ISMAIL KHAN: The acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), Irfan Ahmad Malik, announced on Sunday that security forces would do their best to remove landmines from all areas of South Waziristan Agency. Speaking at a joint jirga of members of security forces, political authorities and elders of ... Army
PESHAWAR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 29th Jan, 2018 ):The security forces on Monday seized huge quantity of arms, ammunition and explosive materials during an operation in Tehsil Shakai of South Waziristan. The operation was conducted at home of suspected militant Malik Shah Qayyum of ... Army
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 ... Army
Later, his CNIC had to be sent to South Waziristan which took almost two weeks to be confirmed from his relatives,” one tribesman said. Three days ago, the relatives of the deceased arrived in Karachi and collected his dead body. Sikandar Hayat said that around 5,000 to 7,000 people had attended the ... Army
KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples' Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari announced on Thursday that he has directed Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal to conduct an inquiry into the controversial killing of Naseemullah, a 27-year-old resident of South Waziristan, on January 13. SSP Malir Rao Anwar in a ... Army
Pakistan Peoples' Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari announced on Thursday that he has directed Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal to conduct an inquiry into the controversial killing of Naseemullah, a 27-year-old resident of South Waziristan, on January 13. SSP Malir Rao Anwar in a media talk ... Army
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 landmines and unexploded ordinance from the mountainous regions. A major Mehsud jirga or tribal council this week warned the government to either ... Army
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 groups as well as global jihadist organizations such as al Qaeda. As a whole, drone strikes in Pakistan ... Army
Samreena Khan Wazir, one of the first female lawyers from the tribal area, grew up in South Waziristan. She now lives in Islamabad. In 2015, she led a protest against the FCR in the city of Wana. “We want equal rights for [the] women and youth of FATA. Definitely, we can't live with the outdated laws and we ... Army
KARACHI: Inspector General Police (IGP) Sindh, AD Khawaja on Thursday ordered the formation of a three-member committee to probe the suspected extrajudicial killing of Naseemullah alias Naqeebullah, a 27-year-old from South Waziristan. Pakistan Peoples' Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto ... Army
... Kurram Agency has a population of 619,553 so will have a share of 1.49, Mohmand Agency has 466,984 people and will have 1.12 of shares, North Waziristan has 543,254 people and will have 1.3 share of seats, Orakzai has 254,256 with 0.61 shares and South Waziristan 674,065 with 1.62 shares. Army
Local experts appear to be wary about the authenticity of a recently published book claimed to be written by a purported senior member of Pakistani Taliban Abu Mansoor Asim Mufti Noor Wali. The book, titled Inqilab Mehsud South Waziristan - From British Raj to American Imperialism, claimed ... Army
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 former prime minister of Pakistan in 2007. “She allegedly planned to collaborate with the US against the ... Army
In near future, projects will be awarded for providing mobile broadband services in D.I.Khan and will be launched in 2018 for services in North Waziristan, South Waziristan, Kurram, F R Tank, Orakzai, FR Bannu and Lakki Marwat. In addition, project for optic fiber will be awarded to connect unserved ... Army
Similarly, 39 casualties (seven killings and 32 injuries) were reported from Mohmand Agency, while South Waziristan, North Waziristan and Khyber Agencies with around 3 percent each follow the list. The report stated that Orakzai Agency remained the most peaceful region of the tribal belt with least ... Army
'Inqilab Mehsood South Waziristan: From British Raj to American Imperialism,' by Abu Mansoor Asim Mufti Noor Wali, a senior Taliban leader. Related Articles. Pakistan grieves Benazir Bhutto, 10 years after assassination · Pakistani anti-terrorism court declares Musharraf a fugitive in ex-PM Bhutto's murder ... Army
ISLAMABAD/WANA: The deaths and injuries caused by the blasts of an improvised explosive device (IED) have continued in the war-ravaged South Waziristan Agency (SWA), as two more children sustained severe injuries in an IED blast in the area. The unfortunate incident occurred in an area of ... Army
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 ceremony to mark the project's launch, chief guest Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi lauded the ... Army
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. Speaking at a ceremony here at a local hotel for the contract signing of Broadband for Sustainable Development ... Army


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