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PESHAWAR: The traders belonging to militancy-hit North Waziristan Agency (NWA) have threatened to march on Islamabad if government fails to announce a compensation package for them till April 17. Addressing a news conference at Peshawar Press Club on Thursday, Dr Abdul Rauf Qureshi, the ...
PESHAWAR: The Fata Disaster Management Authority has set April 30 as the last deadline for the repatriation of around 1,500 families from Afghanistan to North Waziristan Agency. FDMA assistant director operation and relief Mian Adil Zahoor said on Wednesday that the government would facilitate return ...

ISLAMABAD: Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) has announced the repatriation of Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) of North Waziristan from Afghanistan starting from April 30, 2018. According to FDMA, about 4000 TDPs have returned to Pakistan during Phase-1 of the repatriation process ...
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) PESHAWAR: The trader community from North Waziristan Agency on Tuesday continued their protest in Peshawar for ... The traders and shopkeepers, who had come from different parts of the North Waziristan Agency, set up a protest camp outside the Peshawar Press ...
PESHAWAR: The traders from North Waziristan, who left their businesses and shops due to launch of a military operation in 2014, say that after their return they have been running from pillar to post but no one is ready to give them any compensation for their losses. Talking to Dawn at the protest camp set ...
MIRANSHAH: The activists of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Saturday took out a peace rally in North Waziristan Agency (NWA). The participants were carrying the party flags and banners and placards inscribed with slogans in favour of peace. The participants were riding bikes, three-wheelers and other ...

South and North Waziristan became the latest frontline in that war. “Then South and North Waziristan within Pakistani territory were chosen to [support the latest phase of the war in Afghanistan],” he said. “From that time [in 2001] till today these two agencies (tribal districts) and other agencies in FATA have ...
Huge Quantity Of Arms, Ammunition Recovered From North Waziristan Agency. 13 hours ... (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 04th Mar, 2018 ):Security forces on Sunday recovered huge quantity of arms and ammunition during the drive in clearing the area of minefields laid by terrorists in North Waziristan.
PESHAWAR: A young woman was critically injured on Sunday after a bomb, brought home by children mistaken it for toy, went off in the North Waziristan Agency. According to sources, children found the bomb lying in the field near Zakir Khel area of District Mir Ali and brought it to their home assuming it to ...
PESHAWAR: The tribal elders belonging to North Waziristan Agency have alleged that huge funds meant for development of the tribal region had been embezzled. They demanded of the National Accountability Bureau to conduct inquiry into the alleged misappropriation of funds and take stern action ...
According to the TTP, Sajna was killed in a drone strike in Pakistan's tribal agency of North Waziristan on Feb. 8. The TTP statement cleared up a discrepancy from the initial reporting of his death. Pakistani officials claimed that Sajna was killed in a US strike in the Bermal district in Afghanistan's eastern ...
NORTH WAZIRISTAN: A five-year-old minor was killed, while an eight-year-old sustained injuries when an improvised explosion device (IED) went off in a ... Yesterday a military vehicle was ambushed in Idak village, North Waziristan late Tuesday night leading to the martyrdom of two soldiers and injuring ...
TANK: Two armed forces personnel were martyred in a terrorist attack in North Waziristan Agency, sources informed on Wednesday. Sources said a vehicle of the Pakistan Army was targeted in a rocket attack in Mir Ali Tehsil of the agency, resulting in the deaths of two army officials. The Pakistan Army ...
PESHAWAR: At least two personnel of security forces were killed and three others injured in a rocket attack on a checkpost in the Noorak area of North Waziristan on the night between Tuesday and Wednesday. The officials in Miranshah confirmed the attack but did not disclose further details.
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) NORTH WAZIRISTAN: Five security officials were reportedly injured on Friday afternoon when explosives went off in area of Mir ... In February, a five-year-old minor was killed and an eight-year-old boy sustained injuries as an IED exploded in a village at North Waziristan.
ISLAMABAD/MIRANSHAH: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced to organise a 'talent hunt programme' at the picturesque Younis Khan Cricket Ground in Miranshah, headquarter of North Waziristan Agency (NWA) on Sunday. The talent hunt programme team in collaboration with the Pakistan ...
KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), with the support of Pakistan Army, successfully inaugurated Cricket Talent Hunt programme in North Waziristan Agency on Saturday. This is another indicator of peace. Normalcy returning. The vibrant youth of NWA going through PCB talent hunt program. Soon in ...

He said holding Pakistan Super League final in Karachi and T20 series against West Indies give message to the entire world that Pakistan is ready for hosting international cricket. Under Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) we have a talent hunt mission, this year we will go to North Waziristan and Pakistan Army ...
I know this because North Waziristan is my home. I grew up in Darpakhel, a village north of Miran Shah, and our February 15 meeting with military officials was aimed at finding a solution to some very basic problems that North Waziristan residents face. While security, the rule of law, and access to basic ...
“Our teachers bought floor mats from their own income for us to sit on,” he tells Geo.tv. Habibullah, the area education officer in North Waziristan, denies that the education system is in tatters. There are a total of 971 educational institutes in North Waziristan. The majority, he says, are fully equipped and functional. However ...
A total of Rs12.350 billion was released for residents of South Waziristan Agency, North Waziristan, Orakzai, Kurram and Khyber agencies as compensation for the destroyed or damaged properties in the past four years. Of the total amount, Rs10.708 billion was distributed among the affectees, while ...
In an effort to flush out militants from the troubled tribal belt, Pakistan launched a military operation in North Waziristan in June 2014 that yielded good ... so far, completed fencing 160-kilometre of the 2,500-kilometre-long porous Pak-Afghan border in parts of South Waziristan, North Waziristan, Bajaur, ...
Responding to the complaints of the tribesmen, the GOC announced an end to thorough body search and identification parade on all check posts. Only those entering or leaving North Waziristan would be searched for the possession of illegal items, especially explosives. No one would be asked to step out ...
PESHAWAR – At least three suspected terrorists, including a key leader of banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), were killed in a suspected US drone strike along the Pak-Afghan border in North Waziristan on Friday. Media reports suggest that the killed TTP leader has been identified as Sajna Mehsud, ...
The uptick in attacks targeting security forces raises questions over the efficacy of counter-terror operations in different parts of the country, including North Waziristan where the army was said to have cleared the area of the presence of terrorists under Operation Zarb-i-Azb which was launched in June 2014 ...
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) MIRAN SHAH: A five-year old child was killed and another injured in landmine blast in Mir Ali tehsil of North Waziristan Agency, officials at the administration said. Theys said that the incident happened on Wednesday evening in Madikhel village where landmine exploded.
NORTH WAZIRISTAN: A five-year-old minor was killed, while an eight-year-old sustained injuries when an improvised explosion device (IED) went off in a ... Yesterday a military vehicle was ambushed in Idak village, North Waziristan late Tuesday night leading to the martyrdom of two soldiers and injuring ...
PESHAWAR: Around 100 North Waziristan families are stranded at the Ghulam Khan checkpost at the Pak-Afghan border, as they have been stopped by the Afghan officials to enter Pakistan, reported by a local English daily. Talking to the media, Political Agent Karman Afridi said that the situation is like ...
TANK: Two armed forces personnel were martyred in a terrorist attack in North Waziristan Agency, sources informed on Wednesday. Sources said a vehicle of the Pakistan Army was targeted in a rocket attack in Mir Ali Tehsil of the agency, resulting in the deaths of two army officials. The Pakistan Army ...
PESHAWAR: At least two personnel of security forces were killed and three others injured in a rocket attack on a checkpost in the Noorak area of North Waziristan on the night between Tuesday and Wednesday. The officials in Miranshah confirmed the attack but did not disclose further details.
PESHAWAR: At least two security personnel were martyred and three others wounded in a rocket attack in North Waziristan Agency on Wednesday. According to security sources, a military vehicle was targeted in Idak village, North Waziristan late Tuesday night. The attack left two security men dead and ...
Another struggle between the both is centered on the PML-N's falling-out with PTI in the negotiations over military operations against the militants in North Waziristan. The army, on the contrary, has always opposed the idea; and has been coaxing PTI into protesting against the government. The 2014 ...
Pakistan's military launched an offensive against the Pakistani Taliban (the group responsible for the majority of attacks in Pakistan over the last decade) in the tribal region of North Waziristan in 2014. According to the South Asia Terrorism Portal, civilian deaths from terrorist violence dropped from 1800 in ...
MIRAMSHAH: A soldier was martyred and two others were injured in a landmine explosion in the Sarobi area of North Waziristan Agency on Thursday. Officials said that soldiers were patrolling the area near the Afghan border when the landmine planted on a dirt track exploded. As a result, one soldier lost ...
One soldier was martyred and two others injured in a landmine blast in Mir Ali tehsil's Sarobi area in North Waziristan on Thursday, sources in the political administration said. The martyred soldier was identified by the sources as Sepoy Amanullah, while the injured include Havaldar Fazal Abbas and Sepoy ...
RAWALPINDI: General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), visited North Waziristan Agency (NWA). The army chief laid wreath at Shuhada monument Miran Shah. General officer Commanding Miranshah gave detailed briefing about security situation, rehabilitation of TDPs and progress on ...
On Wednesday, as part of a British media delegation, I flew by military helicopter to Miranshah, the administrative HQ of north Waziristan. The soldiers took us to a newly built 'markaz (hideout) re-enactment' centre, which we quickly renamed Jihadi Disneyland. It is a true-to-life terrorist den, constructed by ...
According to the TTP, Sajna was killed in a drone strike in Pakistan's tribal agency of North Waziristan on Feb. 8. The TTP statement cleared up a discrepancy from the initial reporting of his death. Pakistani officials claimed that Sajna was killed in a US strike in the Bermal district in Afghanistan's eastern ...
ISLAMABAD: More than 4,000 dispalced families of North Waziristan Agency will start returning home from February 6. They had been displaced due to Zarb-e-Azb operation. North Waziristan Political Agent Kamran Afridi said on Saturday that those tribesmen who had shifted to Afghanistan through ...
As US bleeds Pakistan, India Today has access first aftermath visuals of the drone strike in which a Haqqani Network commander Ehsan alias Khawari and two of his companions were reportedly killed in North Waziristan today. Two missiles were fired from the drone at the house in Speen Thall area on the ...
A Pakistani security official, speaking on the condition of anonymity as he was not authorized to speak to the news media, said that the confusion about the location had arisen as the targeted house was in a settlement at the junction of the Kurram, North Waziristan and Hangu regions. The number of people ...
A Haqqani network commander and two of his companions were killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region on Wednesday, a media report said. The pilotless spy aircraft fired two missiles on a house in Speen Thal Dapa Mamozai area in Orazkai agency that lies close to the ...
A Haqqani network commander, Ehsan, also known as Khawari, and two of his companions were allegedly killed during a twin drone strike conducted in North Waziristan, DawnNews reported on Wednesday. The report said that sources within the political administration of Speen Thal Dapa Mamozai said ...
Kamran Afridi, a top administrator in the North Waziristan tribal region, says the bomb was planted in a parked motorcycle in the village of Khaddi and detonated remotely when a security patrol passed on Tuesday. It is not clear whether all the victims were security men. No one claimed responsibility for the ...
Rawalpindi: A delegation comprising members of Standing Committee on Defence from both Houses of the Parliament visited Miranshah, North Waziristan Agency on Wednesday. According to Inter Services Public Relations, the military's media wing, the delegation was briefed about operations conducted ...
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), members of the parliamentary committee on defence were part of the delegation who appreciated the role of the Pakistan Army for bringing peace in North Waziristan. The visiting parliamentarians were briefed on military operation in North Waziristan, ...
When the Army Public School came under vicious attacks of terrorists, the federal government corroboratively launched a large-scale operation in mid of 2014, in North Waziristan agency against terrorists to establish the state writ. Before they launched the massive operation, immediate orders were issued ...
ISLAMABAD/MIRANSHAH: A total of six people were killed and eight others sustained serious injuries in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast, fitted in motorcycle, in Mir Ali bazaar of North Waziristan Agency (NWA) on Tuesday evening, the political administration said. According to political ...
At least six people have been killed and several others injured in a blast in Mir Ali area North Waziristan area, DawnNews reported on Tuesday evening. The nature of the blast is yet to be ascertained. This is a developing story that is being updated as the situation evolves. Initial reports in the media can ...
Indeed, the Pakistani military has staged counter-terrorism operations in the North Waziristan tribal area that have badly degraded the Pakistani Taliban -- the group responsible for most of the terror attacks in Pakistan over the last decade. For Washington, while these operations are commendable, they're ...


 

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