Terrorism

  US halts shipments from Afghanistan through Pakistan

WASHINGTON: The US military on Tuesday suspended shipments of equipment out of Afghanistan through Pakistan, citing protests that posed a threat to the safety of truck drivers, officials said. The move came after club-wielding activists in nort...

  Defense chief could sign Afghan pact instead of Karzai: Kerry

BRUSSELS: US Secretary of State John Kerry suggested on Tuesday that Afghanistan's defense minister or government, instead of a reluctant President Hamid Karzai, could sign a security pact enabling some US troops to stay in the country after 2014....

  Five Lyari gang war accused killed in exchange of fire

KARACHI: Five gang war accused were killed in exchange of fire with security personnel in different areas of Lyari, media reported.   Police said the accused were killed in Saifi Lane, Gabol park and other areas. Arms were also recovered from thei...

  Funeral prayers of MWM leader Deedar Jalbani, guard offered

KARACHI: The funeral prayers of Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen (MWM) leader Allama Deedar Ali Jalbani, and his security guard have been offered at Numaish Chowrangi on Wednesday, media reported.   A spokesman for the MWM had earlier announced that t...

  Parts of Karachi tense, transport less than usual

KARACHI: Following yesterday’s renewed violence and firing, killing 12 persons including the Shia Aalim and members of Tableeghi Jamaat, parts of the city remained tense on Wednesday morning, media reported.   Transport in the affected areas runn...

  Parts of Karachi tense, transport less than usual

KARACHI: Following yesterday’s renewed violence and firing, killing 12 persons including the Shia Aalim and members of Tableeghi Jamaat, parts of the city remained tense on Wednesday morning, media reported.   Transport in the affected areas runn...

  Police produce IJT members before courts, 8 released on bail

LAHORE: Police on Tuesday presented over 20 activists of the Islami Jamiat Tulaba in local courts where hearing into miscellaneous cases were held against the members of the student wing of the Jamaat-e-Islami.   Eight of the IJT members were re...

  MWM announces three-day mourning

KARACHI: Majlis e Wahdat e Muslimeen has announced three days mourning and protest day on Wednesday to condemn the assassination of Allama Deedar Jalbani and his guard in a terrorist attack in Karachi.   Majlis e Wahdat e Muslimeen leader Allama ...

  PTI, JI to hold sit-in at Hayatabad toll plaza

PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) have decided to end their sit in at the Peshawar Motorway toll plaza.   The decision was taken at a meeting attended by the PTI and the JI leaders. The meeting decide that the ...

  2 foreign nationals among 3 Tabligeehi Jamaat workers killed in Karachi

KARACHI: At least three people including two foreign nationals were gunned down in North Nazimabad area of the city, media reported Tuesday.   According to reports, all the deceased were affiliated with the Tableeghi Jamaat while two of them were...

  15 IJT activists sent on 14 day judicial remand

LAHORE: A Model Town Court Tuesday sent 15 Islami Jamiat Talba (IJT) activists involved in two murder attempt cases to jail on a 14 day judicial remand while another involved in a dacoity case was handed over to police on a two days physical reman...

  Karachi situation: KU, NED postpone exams

KARACHI: After University of Karachi, NED engineering university has also postponed its exams scheduled for today (Wednesday), media reported.   According to a communiqué issued from the office of Deputy Registrar NED, all the papers scheduled f...

  Altaf says JI has links with Taliban, Al-Qaeda

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain Tuesday alleged that the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has connections with the Taliban and Al-Qaeda.   Addressing the MQM General Body workers meeting via telephone from London, Altaf Hussain s...

  Altaf Hussain’s speech has nothing to do with reality: Liaqat Baloch

LAHORE: Responding to Altaf Hussain’s criticism, Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Secretary General Liaqat Baloch said that the Islami Jamiat-e-Tulaba and the JI were peaceful religious parties and all the allegations against them were baseless.   He said t...

  4 more dead in continuing violence in Karachi

KARACHI: In yet another incident of firing in the city, four people have been killed and one injured in Sakhi Hassan area of North Nazimabad, media reported Tuesday.   According to police sources, unidentified armed men opened fire on a Hilux ne...

  Gruesome violence leaves 12 dead on Karachi streets

KARACHI: Twelve people lost their lives and several others were injured, as the provincial capital witnessed gruesome incidents of violence one after another on Tuesday.   Starting from the last incident that occurred Tuesday night, four people ...

  Four Lyari gang war accused killed in exchange of fire

KARACHI: Four gang war accused were killed in exchange of fire with security personnel in Lyari, media reported.   Police said the accused were killed in Saifi Lane area. Arms were also recovered from their possession.   A Rangers’ personnel was ...

  Karachi: Gunmen kill MWM leader, guard on University Road

KARACHI: Unknown gunmen opened fire on a car at University Road Tuesday afternoon and killed Allama Deedar Jalbani, Deputy General Secretary of Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen and his bodyguard, media reported.   The incident occurred near NED Univer...

  Assault on office, other attacks kill 24 in Iraq

BAGHDAD: Insurgents assaulted a mayor´s office in a Sunni town just north of Baghdad Tuesday, one of several attacks across Iraq that killed 24 people, officials said.   The attack in Tarmiyah, a former insurgent stronghold about 50 kilometers (...

  US ricin letters suspect pleads not guilty

MISSISSIPPI: A man charged with sending poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama and other officials has pleaded not guilty to charges that he tried to recruit someone to send another ricin-tainted letter.   James Everett Dutschke was sche...


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Feature / Analysis

  • Conflict, Violence Harsh on Afghan, Pakistani Women

    ISLAMABAD: Prolonged conflicts in Pakistan and Afghanistan have had a ...

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  • Feature: Afghan women still suffer from discrimination and poverty

    MAZAR-E-SHARIF, Afghanistan: Although women's rights have seen conside...

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  • Afghanistan: Building a Vision Of Hope and Change

    Afghanistan is creating a positive future for itself. Sixty per cent o...

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  • Analysts See Promising Trends From Afghan Election

    WASHINGTON: While uncertainty remains over the outcome of the Afghan e...

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Opinion

  • Detention of Taliban commander by UAE disrupts Afghan peace talks

    KABUL: A former Taliban commander involved in peace negotiations with ...

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  • In Afghanistan, childhood is often a full-time job

    It's estimated that at least a quarter of Afghan children work, despit...

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  • America’s Last Task in Kabul

    WASHINGTON: Until now, fighting the Afghan war has been an American pr...

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  • ‘The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014’ by Carlotta Gall

    In 2012, I rode in a white Toyota Corolla past upscale villas and cafe...

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