FATA

News and reports from the tribal areas of Pakistan

9 militants, 4 security personnel killed in Waziristan

A search operation was carried out in the town located on the border of restive South and North Waziristan

Five ‘militants’ killed in clash with security forces in North Waziristan

Three security personnel also sustained injuries during the clash, and were rushed to the nearby hospital.

Army chief spends first Ramazan with soldiers in Khyber

General Raheel Sharif spent the entire day on Friday with troops and tribal people in Khyber Agency.

Afridi plays exhibition match for IDPs in Bannu

Shahid Khan Afridi lead 'Afridi 11' to victory against 'TDP 11' in an exhibition match organised by the Pakistan Army at the Bakakhel camp in Bannu for the affectees of the North Waziristan operation.
Zaman Mehsud

Tribal journalist Zaman Mehsud killed in Tank

TTP Commander Qari Saifullah claimed credit for killing Zaman Mehsud, saying Zaman was not giving coverage to Taliban news. Saifullah threatened to kill more journalists.

Minorities receive domicile rights in FATA

In a historic move, Governor Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan KP signed a summary in this regard on Saturday.

Local Government elections in FATA, Sherpao demands

Sherpao reiterated his complaint against the federal government of not giving Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa its share of net hydel profits made this year or the previous year.

Two among protesting IDPs killed in firing by forces in Bakakhel

Eight other were injured when the protesting IDPs were not allowed to go outside the camp and troops opened fire to disperse the protesters.

Seven Frontier Corps soldiers killed in South Waziristan border attack

"The terrorists opened heavy fire from across the Pak-Afghan border on a frontier corps checkpost early on Tuesday," the ISPR said.

Schools closed, FATA teachers go on strike for upgradation

Tribal teachers were performing duties in remote and risky areas, but the high ups of the education department were taking no interest in solving their problems.
Tirah

Beautiful Tirah valley needs attention of authorities

The beauty queen of Khyber Agency “Tirah Valley” of brave Pashtuns has been badly affected during a long time terrorism and extremism in recent past.

Security on high alert at Pak Afghan border, Torkham

Extra Khasadar force personnel have been deployed near Pak Afghan border, who have been patrolling twenty four hours near the Torkham border.

Suicide attack kills 11 including senior journalist, 36 injured in Khyber Agency

Senior Jounalist Mehboob Shah Afridi, ALO Nawab Shah and 9 other were killed as the a Khasadar security forces check post was hit by a suicide blast in Jamrud near Karkhano Market Peshawar.

Zarb-e-Azb, a comprehensive operation in North Waziristan

A comprehensive operation was launched officially in N. Waziristan to eliminate Taliban and foreign militants. More than 100 militants were reported killed.

Merge FATA with KP, FATA grand alliance demands, rally at D-chowk

An rally attended by representatives of nine major political parties of the country at Islamabad and demanded of the government to repeal the black law of FCR, and allow the people of the tribal areas to decide their future by themselves.

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