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The COAS also inaugurated two mega projects in South Waziristan Agency including Agriculture Park at Wana and a Market at Makeen. Both these projects have been executed by Pakistan Army Engineers and both facilities are part of socio-economic uplift programme for FATA region. Agriculture ...
On the occasion a meeting was also held between the IGFC and Political Agent South Waziristan about making Tanai Check Post a modern model check post. The IGFC while renaming the Tanai Check Post as Wana Istiqbalia (Welcome) directed the quarters concerned to keep open the check ...

In late 2016, authorities demolished Wazir's market in South Waziristan's headquarters, Wana, after a blast killed a military officer. The demolition was carried out under a century-old colonial-era law that empowers the authorities to punish a clan or tribe for the alleged crimes of an individual or any ... Pakistan Pashtun
WANA: Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa met the father of Naqeebullah Mehsud who was killed in a "staged" encounter by police in Karachi in January this year. The meeting took place at Makeen in South Waziristan, where the army chief announced two mega projects. The 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 ...
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 ... Waziristan

WANA: Inspector General of Frontier Corps (IGFC) Major General Abid Latif has said that sacrifices of tribal people of South Waziristan Agency (SWA) and their unflinching support to the armed forces in the elimination of terrorism were praiseworthy. The tribesmen played key role in flushing out terrorists ... Waziristan
WANA: A tribal elder was killed and six elders sustained injuries when a mortar shell fired from an unknown location struck a jirga convened to settle a mountain ownership dispute between two tribes in Wana in South Waziristan Agency, official sources said. There had been a mountain ownership dispute ... Waziristan
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 ... Waziristan
WANA: A special delegation on Thursday visited South Waziristan on behalf of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to finalise arrangements for constructing a college which would be named after Naqeebullah Mahsud. The delegation met with the tribal elders and father of the slain youth Muhammad ... Waziristan
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 ... Waziristan
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) WANA, 02 March: The political administration of South Waziristan Agency has started releasing salaries to the personnel of Khasadar ... A few months ago, the Khasadar force personnel had held a protest demonstration against non-payment of salaries in Wana bazaar. Waziristan
SOUTH WAZIRISTAN, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 28th Feb, 2018 ):The oath taking ceremony and passing out parade of 134 jawans of Levies Force was held here on Thursday at Wana Camp Parade Ground. Brigadier Aamir was Chief Guest of the occasion while the ceremony among others was ... Waziristan
Pakistan's military forces launched an operation to retake South Waziristan, considered the birthplace of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in 2009, forcing the displacement of more than 600,000 people as they fought pitched battles with fighters from the armed group. The Pakistani Taliban had ruled ... Waziristan
Shaukat Wazir, another talented young musician from Wana however believes that Taliban were not the only threat to performers from South Waziristan. “I don't see any difference in the time that the area was under the Taliban and today's situation,” said the 28-year-old former potato farmer. Wazir used to ... Waziristan
Pakistani Muslim boys read the Koran at a madrassa or religious school in Wana, the main town of Pakistan's South Waziristan tribal region, 360 km (224 miles) west of capital Islamabad May 18, 2005. Pakistan dismissed on Tuesday as inadequate an apology and retraction by the Newsweek magazine of ... Waziristan
WANA: Tribesmen here on Monday staged a protest against a new condition set by the administration asking ?local residents to submit a copy of their identity cards before making a phone call from a public call office (PCO) in Wana and other parts of South Waziristan Agency. Dozens of tribesmen from the ... Waziristan

WANA: A senior army official on Saturday said that checkposts in residential areas would be removed and number of checkposts in other parts of the South Waziristan Agency would be reduced. Speaking at a media briefing here, General Officer Commanding, Wana, Major General Numan Zakria said that ... Waziristan
WANA, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Feb, 2018 ):General Officers Commanding (GOC), South Waziristan, Major General Noman Zakria has said that 15 teams have been constituted to remove Improvised Explosive Device (IED) laid by militants in different areas of South Waziristan Agency ... Waziristan
The killing of Idrees sparked anger among his fellow tribesmen in Wana and other parts of South Waziristan Agency. Other tribesmen from Wana, the administrative headquarters of South Waziristan Agency, joined the protest at Dera Ismail Khan as well. The militants who killed Idrees were allegedly the ... Waziristan
PESHAWAR: Tribesmen from the Ahmadzai Wazir clan, Wana South Waziristan on Tuesday attacked the pro-government Taliban militant's office in Dera Ismael Khan and set it on fire in protests triggered by a youths killing in the heart of the metropolitan. As a result of the fire, almost all of the Taliban office ... Waziristan
DERA ISMAIL KHAN/WANA: Reacting to the killing of a youth from South Waziristan Agency, enraged mob stormed the offices of an alleged militant group and set on fire two compounds and vehicles in Dera Ismail Khan on Tuesday, sources said. Family members of the deceased, Idrees Wazir, alleged that ... Waziristan
Besides the setting up of the Agricultural Park, commercial centres, schools and hospitals have also been constructed in Wanna, South Waziristan's largest town. Inside the Agricultural Park, special processing plants for pine nuts have been installed whereas special cold storage units there can store ... Waziristan
The COAS also inaugurated two mega projects in the South Waziristan Agency, including the Agriculture Park at Wana and a Market at Makeen. Both of these projects have been executed by Pakistan Army Engineers and both facilities are part of the socio-economic uplift programme for the FATA region.
Talking to shopkeepers during his surprise visit to Rustum Bazaar in Wana, he said that eight checkposts had been removed in South Waziristan and more would be gradually reduced with the improvement in the security situation. This was the first time that an IGFC visited the bazaar and met with common ...
... members of Dotani and Karaykhel tribes traded heavy fire on the ownership dispute of a mountain in South Waziristan on Thursday. Official sources said there was a long standing dispute between Dotani and Karaykhel sub-tribes of Wazir tribe of Wana on the ownership of a mountain in Cheenakho area ...
Pakistani Muslim boys read the Koran at a madrassa or religious school in Wana, the main town of Pakistan's South Waziristan tribal region, 360 km (224 miles) west of capital Islamabad May 18, 2005. Pakistan dismissed on Tuesday as inadequate an apology and retraction by the Newsweek magazine of ...
WANA: Tribesmen here on Monday staged a protest against a new condition set by the administration asking ?local residents to submit a copy of their identity cards before making a phone call from a public call office (PCO) in Wana and other parts of South Waziristan Agency. Dozens of tribesmen from the ...
On Monday, February 5, the Jirga organising committee assigned Ali the task to bring fresh people from South Waziristan to reinforce the protests. On the same day the reactionary forces killed Idrees Wazir, a youth from Wana, who was travelling to Islamabad to join the sit-in. The people in the region's ...
It isn't surprising that the nucleus of the protest has originated from Masood tribe ( pronounced Maseed in the local Pashto dialect) of South Waziristan political ... Unlike Wazirs who have natural resources like forest and fertile land of Wana valley, Masoods mostly live on remittances from Middle East and ...
The killing of Idrees sparked anger among his fellow tribesmen in Wana and other parts of South Waziristan Agency. Other tribesmen from Wana, the administrative headquarters of South Waziristan Agency, joined the protest at Dera Ismail Khan as well. The militants who killed Idrees were allegedly the ...
DERA ISMAIL KHAN/WANA: Reacting to the killing of a youth from South Waziristan Agency, enraged mob stormed the offices of an alleged militant group and set on fire two compounds and vehicles in Dera Ismail Khan on Tuesday, sources said. Family members of the deceased, Idrees Wazir, alleged that ...
WANA: Director General, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Monday said that work on demining of areas mined by miscreants had been started in South Waziristan. He was talking to a delegation of journalists from South Waziristan that called on him at his office in ...
PESHAWAR: Tribesmen from the Ahmadzai Wazir clan, Wana South Waziristan on Tuesday attacked the pro-government Taliban militant's office in Dera Ismael Khan and set it on fire. As a result of the fire, almost all of the Taliban office which is located in Madeena Colony was burnt along with its ...
WANA: Director General, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Monday said that work on demining of areas mined by miscreants had been started in South Waziristan. He was talking to a delegation of journalists from South Waziristan that called on him at his office in ...
KARACHI - The Pashtun Qaumi Grand Jirga organised by the Mehsud tribe in Sohrab Goth in protest against the extrajudicial killing of a South Waziristan youngster Naseemullah alias Naqeebullah Mehsud ended on Wednesday. The jirga was held following the extrajudicial killing of a Naqeebullah in an ...
General Commanding Officer (GCO) Wana's acting in charge Brigadier Irfan Ahmed, political agent Ashfaq Ahmed, assistant political agent (APA) Muhammad Naib-ud-Din ... Elders of the Mehsud and Burki tribes held a grand jirga with the Pakistan Army in South Waziristan's Chagmalai area earlier today.
WANA: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police dispatched a contingent of the Elite Force to the South Waziristan Agency to shift the family of Naqeebullah Mehsud so that it could appear before the investigation committee in Karachi, sources said Sunday. The sources said that two vehicles carrying personnel of ...
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) WANA: The body of Naqeeb Mehsud, who was killed in police firing in Karachi, has been handed over to his family after five days. ... He said 27-year-old Naqeeb Mehsud shifted to Karachi after launch of military operation Rah-e-Nijat in South Waziristan in 2008. He was ...
PESHAWAR: Construction of Agriculture Park in South Waziristan's regional headquarters of Wana is set to be completed by the end of current month, a security official said. The park includes a market complex, five warehouses, pine-nut plant and cold storage and other structures. The region is known for ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
ISLAMABAD: Though the government has yet to evolve a consensus on the long-awaited Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) reforms issue, the political administration in South Waziristan Agency (SWA), in a welcome move, has proposed the establishment of 76 police stations in the trouble-hit ...
... activities in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) has established a cricket academy to promote the game. The academy has been established in collaboration with a local cricket clubs and Sports Administration of South Waziristan Agency under supervision of law enforcement agencies (LEAs).
WANA/ISLAMABAD: The tribal elders and ulema of Ahmedzai tribe, while denouncing the rumours pertaining to the Taliban's return to South Waziristan's headquarters Wana under the guise of 'peace committee', termed it an act of sabotage to disrupt the hard-won peace in the region. During the ...
WANA: Dispelling the impression and propaganda by the Western media about resurgence of militants in South Waziristan Agency, the tribal elders on ... said that Western media was creating the impression that Taliban had returned to Wana and had challenged the writ of the state in the South Waziristan.
WANA: Ahmadzai Wazir elders, peace committee members and Maliks in the South Waziristan tribal agency have denied the re-emergence of the Taliban in their area. Addressing a news conference in Wana, the Malik, political leaders, elders and other notables of the Ahmadzai tribes invited the media to ...
ISLAMABAD: A Taliban faction has made a comeback to Wana, the headquarters of South Waziristan tribal region, imposing a ban on cultural and social activities and restricting the movement of women outside their homes without male members of their family, a local daily reported on Wednesday.
WANA: A faction of the Taliban has apparently made a comeback to Wana, South Waziristan Agency, under the guise of a peace committee and placed a ban on cultural and social activities and put restrictions on movement of women outside their homes without male members of their family. The so-called ...


 

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