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  • Situationer: Who's who of Baloch insurgency

    MORE than 24 hours after the mass murder of over 20 Pakhtuns in Mastung on Friday night, the United Baloch Army claimed responsibility for the attack...

    Balochistan is in the throes of the fifth and longest running insurgency since 1947...

  • Rupture in the Baloch insurgency

    THE decade-old insurgency in Balochistan is no longer the monolith that it had so far appeared to be...

    Twenty people were killed and several injured in the early hours of Tuesday during a clash between two militant groups belonging to the banned Balochistan Liberation Army and the United Baloch Army that took place near the border of Kohlu and Dera Bugti districts...

  • China detains 11 for smashing halal food shop

    BEIJING: Police in western China detained 11 people after a crowd of angry customers in early May smashed a halal shop suspected of mishandling food prepared according to Islamic custom, state media said...

    A group of “law-breakers” in Xining, the capital of Qinghai province, broke into a store on May 1 and vandalised it after discovering that non-halal foods had been transported along with halal products, a violation of...

  • Govt brings bill to promote halal food trade

    ISLAMABAD: The government introduced a bill in the National Assembly on Thursday to set up an authority to help Pakistan take a due share in what a minister put at trillions of dollars worth of world trade in halal food and other products...

    The Pakistan Halal Authority Bill envisions the establishment of an Islamabad-based authority, with a high-powered board of governors, headed by the minister for science and technology, to develop...

  • KP Halal food authority’s expansion to districts hits snag

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Safety and Halal Food Authority’s expansion to 15 districts of the province has hit a roadblock as its management puts the hiring of over 200 staff on indefinite hold...

    The authority, which was established under the KP Food Safety and Halal Food Authority Act, 2014, began operation in March 2018 and is currently working in the provincial capital and seven divisional headquarters, Kohat, Mardan,...

  • Myanmar's Rohingya insurgency has links to Saudi, Pakistan: report

    A group of Rohingya Muslims that attacked Myanmar border guards in October is headed by people with links to Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, the International Crisis Group (ICG) said on Thursday, citing members of the group...

    “Though not confirmed, there are indications he went to Pakistan and possibly elsewhere, and that he received practical training in modern guerrilla warfare,” the group said, noting that Ata Ullah was one of 20...

  • The phenomena of Qandeel Baloch: Did the Media Kill Qandeel Baloch?

    It has been over two weeks since social media star Qandeel Baloch was killed by her brother and cousin as she slept in her parents’ home in Multan, on July 15, 2016...

    In an environment where the lines between Pakistan’s mainstream and sensationalist media seem to have been irretrievably blurred, Qandeel was soon invited to popular talk shows and even shows that discussed current affairs on a regular basis...

  • Afghanistan harnesses anti-Taliban militias as insurgency spreads

    The Taliban recently came close to overrunning Kunduz city, in the most alarming threat to any provincial capital since the 2001 US-led invasion of Afghanistan, as the insurgency spreads north beyond its traditional southern stronghold...

    It also lays bare the shortcomings of the multi-billion dollar US-led effort to develop self-reliant Afghan forces, suffering large daily casualties and struggling to rein in an ascendant insurgency...

  • COAS vows to crush insurgency in Balochistan

    ISLAMABAD: Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif warned “foreign governments and intelligence agencies” on Wednesday against their involvement in the insurgency in Balochistan and announced continuation of development projects in the province by military organisations despite insurgent attacks...

    “The army chief warned foreign states, intelligence agencies against trying to destabilise Pakistan by supporting terrorists in Balochistan...

  • Afghanistan harnesses anti-Taliban militias as insurgency spreads

    The Taliban recently came close to overrunning Kunduz city, in the most alarming threat to any provincial capital since the 2001 US-led invasion of Afghanistan, as the insurgency spreads across the north beyond its traditional southern stronghold...

    It also lays bare the shortcomings of the multi-billion dollar US-led effort to develop self-reliant Afghan forces, suffering large daily casualties and struggling to rein in an ascendant...

  • 40-year-old insurgency the real cause of terrorism in Afghanistan: FO

    Terrorism in Afghanistan has increased because of the 40-year-long insurgency in the country, Foreign Office (FO) Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria stated in his weekly briefing Thursday...

    "Pakistan has completed health, education and other developmental projects in Afghanistan with $500 million of American aid," FO reminded critics across the border, also adding that prominent leaders of the Haqqani network have been killed in...

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