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2017-03-28 | Women's Rights

Tribal women seek political, social rights in FATA

The Qabailee Khor forum, a group of more than 25 tribal women, is advocating for women's participation in the political process.

Women's Rights 2017-03-28

Tribal women seek political, social rights in FATA

The Qabailee Khor forum, a group of more than 25 tribal women, is advocating for women's participation in the political process.

2017-03-27 | Terrorism

Mahan Air: the airline facilitating Iran-backed conflicts in the Middle East

The privately-owned carrier has been accused of transporting weapons and fighters to conflict zones throughout the region, experts say.

Terrorism 2017-03-27

Mahan Air: the airline facilitating Iran-backed conflicts in the Middle East

The privately-owned carrier has been accused of transporting weapons and fighters to conflict zones throughout the region, experts say.

2017-03-24 | Society

Pakistan warns against extortion in the name of charity

Militant groups and the criminally inclined are duping citizens into donating to fraudulent charities.

Society 2017-03-24

Pakistan warns against extortion in the name of charity

Militant groups and the criminally inclined are duping citizens into donating to fraudulent charities.

2017-03-23 | Diplomacy

Re-opening of Afghan-Pakistan border welcomed by officials, citizens

Observers hope that the re-opening leads the way to better relations between the neighbours.

Diplomacy 2017-03-23

Re-opening of Afghan-Pakistan border welcomed by officials, citizens

Observers hope that the re-opening leads the way to better relations between the neighbours.

2017-03-22 | Women's Rights

Syrian mothers tell of resilience amid conflict

On the eve of Mother's Day, Al-Mashareq spoke to three women who are demonstrating resilience amid adversity in very different ways.

Women's Rights 2017-03-22

Syrian mothers tell of resilience amid conflict

On the eve of Mother's Day, Al-Mashareq spoke to three women who are demonstrating resilience amid adversity in very different ways.

2017-03-22 | Women's Rights

Iraqi women activists rebuild their country

The Iraqi Women Network has been working to help communities affected by 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' violence to move forward.

Women's Rights 2017-03-22

Iraqi women activists rebuild their country

The Iraqi Women Network has been working to help communities affected by 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' violence to move forward.

2017-03-21 | Security

KP police chief Durrani leaves behind legacy of accomplishments

His province-wide counter-terrorism strategy, introduced in early 2014, is widely acclaimed for driving down terrorism.

Security 2017-03-21

KP police chief Durrani leaves behind legacy of accomplishments

His province-wide counter-terrorism strategy, introduced in early 2014, is widely acclaimed for driving down terrorism.

2017-03-20

Safari Train service reflects hard-won gains against terrorism

For many years the train was either completely unavailable or very limited due to the shadow of terrorism along the route. Now things are different.

2017-03-20

Safari Train service reflects hard-won gains against terrorism

For many years the train was either completely unavailable or very limited due to the shadow of terrorism along the route. Now things are different.

2017-03-17 | Terrorism

Multi-layered security keeps protecting Islamabad from terrorism

The Pakistani capital has used a number of measures to stay free of terrorist attacks since April 2014.

Terrorism 2017-03-17

Multi-layered security keeps protecting Islamabad from terrorism

The Pakistani capital has used a number of measures to stay free of terrorist attacks since April 2014.

2017-03-16 | Analysis

Use of Pakistani brigade reveals Iran’s sectarian tactics in regional conflict

The Zeinabiyoun Brigade is comprised of Pakistani Shias recruited by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to fight for its interests in Syria.

Analysis 2017-03-16

Use of Pakistani brigade reveals Iran’s sectarian tactics in regional conflict

The Zeinabiyoun Brigade is comprised of Pakistani Shias recruited by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to fight for its interests in Syria.

2017-03-15 | Terrorism

Authorities in Balochistan warn of increased use of child suicide bombers

More children are being kidnapped and turned into suicide bombers because militant groups have sustained heavy losses, officials and analysts say.

Terrorism 2017-03-15

Authorities in Balochistan warn of increased use of child suicide bombers

More children are being kidnapped and turned into suicide bombers because militant groups have sustained heavy losses, officials and analysts say.

2017-03-14 | Politics

Pakistani census expected to impact politics, power

The first census in 19 years will be the basis for political and funding adjustments and comes one year before parliamentary elections.

Politics 2017-03-14

Pakistani census expected to impact politics, power

The first census in 19 years will be the basis for political and funding adjustments and comes one year before parliamentary elections.

2017-03-13 | Youth

Pakistani youth organisation spreads message of peace

The Youth Anti Terrorism Organisation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is striving to fight extremism and radicalism through a community of 'Peace Ambassadors'.

Youth 2017-03-13

Pakistani youth organisation spreads message of peace

The Youth Anti Terrorism Organisation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is striving to fight extremism and radicalism through a community of 'Peace Ambassadors'.

2017-03-10 | Terrorism

Pakistan Army renews call for citizen co-operation against terrorism

Residents of Sindh, Punjab and Balochistan can call 1135, while residents of KP and FATA can call 1125 to help prevent terrorist attacks.

Terrorism 2017-03-10

Pakistan Army renews call for citizen co-operation against terrorism

Residents of Sindh, Punjab and Balochistan can call 1135, while residents of KP and FATA can call 1125 to help prevent terrorist attacks.

2017-03-09 | Economy

Pakistan reconstructs North Waziristan, now 'free' of militancy

Operation Zarb-e-Azb has established durable peace in the area and now the government is focusing on improving education and the economy, observers say.

Economy 2017-03-09

Pakistan reconstructs North Waziristan, now 'free' of militancy

Operation Zarb-e-Azb has established durable peace in the area and now the government is focusing on improving education and the economy, observers say.

2017-03-08 | Security

New KP Police Act expected to improve law and order

Under the new law, police will be more independent and free from political interference, authorities say.

Security 2017-03-08

New KP Police Act expected to improve law and order

Under the new law, police will be more independent and free from political interference, authorities say.

2017-03-07 | Politics

FATA welcomes political, judicial reforms

The Pakistani cabinet approved recommendations to merge FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Politics 2017-03-07

FATA welcomes political, judicial reforms

The Pakistani cabinet approved recommendations to merge FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

2017-03-06 | Terrorism

Pakistan celebrates return of cricket amid tight security

Pakistani police, army and Rangers ensured the peaceful conclusion of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in Lahore.

Terrorism 2017-03-06

Pakistan celebrates return of cricket amid tight security

Pakistani police, army and Rangers ensured the peaceful conclusion of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in Lahore.

2017-03-03 | Media

Press initiative helps Pakistani journalists deal with terrorist threats

The nature of journalists' work puts them in extreme danger, something that Pakistani press clubs are working to prevent.

Media 2017-03-03

Press initiative helps Pakistani journalists deal with terrorist threats

The nature of journalists' work puts them in extreme danger, something that Pakistani press clubs are working to prevent.

2017-03-02 | Terrorism

Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad sees early positive results

Hundreds of operations have already been launched since the beginning of the campaign on February 22 in response to wave of militant attacks.

Terrorism 2017-03-02

Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad sees early positive results

Hundreds of operations have already been launched since the beginning of the campaign on February 22 in response to wave of militant attacks.

2017-03-01 | Economy

ECO countries vow to defeat militancy, stimulate economic growth

The main challenges the ten Economic Co-operation Organisation (ECO) countries face are extremism, terrorism and drug trafficking, officials say.

Economy 2017-03-01

ECO countries vow to defeat militancy, stimulate economic growth

The main challenges the ten Economic Co-operation Organisation (ECO) countries face are extremism, terrorism and drug trafficking, officials say.

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