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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 ...


 

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