FATA

News and reports from the tribal areas of Pakistan

Bomb defused, 32 persons arrested in Mohmand Agency

The Frontier Corps (FC) officials said they took action on a tip off in Michini area on Friday and recovered 330 rifles, 11 repeaters, five hand grenades, 160 pistols and SMGs.

Jobs of govt employees in NGO’s revealed in S. Waziristan

Dozens of government employees receive salaries from both government and the NGO's operating in South Waziristan, Tank and D. I. Khan.

15 TTP Islami’s Taliban men surrender in Kurram Agency

Fifteen Taliban militants belong to TTP-I Fazal Saeed group surrendered to the security forces in Sadda, Kurram Agency.

Tribesmen refuse to pay fine under FCR in Mohmand Agency

Tribesmen of the Burhankhel and Qasimkhel tribes have refused to pay fine and rejected the punishment imposed by the local administration under FCR, in Mohmand Agency.

Visiting S. Waziristan, Rs 300 millions packages, 400 levies jobs announced by governor KP

Governor Mehtab, who is on a two-day visit to South Waziristan Agency, has said that repatriation of the temporarily displaced persons (TDPs) of FATA will be completed by mid 2016.

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.

Two tribal elders jailed for quarreling with officials in S. Waziristan

Malik Mir Aslam & Malik Zada of the Tojikhel tribe got furious after their names were missing in the visitor's list for a meeting with high officials
Taj Muhammad

Reforms were aimed to bring development to FATA; business tycoon senator Taj Muhammad Afridi

"We would strongly recommend to government to allocate funds for the mega projects in FATA to produce electricity which could overcome the power crisis in Pakistan."
Fata Youth

Youth, women led Signature drive for Fata-KP merger kicks off in Landi Kotal, Peshawar

A large number of members of the civil society, political workers, and journalists are participating in the drive initiated by Fata Youth Jirga across Pakistan.

Kashmir solidarity day observed across Khyber Agency

Showing solidarity with Kashmiri people and condemning the occupation of India on Kashmir, 5th February was observed across Khyber Agency on Friday.

North Waziristan Air strikes on social media

Journalists and common users on social media expressed their reaction on the fresh military air strikes in North Waziristan. Many people called it targeted operation and appreciated.

FDA awards certificates, tool kits to BARA IDPs

FATA secretariat, FDA organized a vocational & skill development training with the assistance of UNDP for Internally Displaced People (IDPs).

Suicide attack on militant commander kills two in Landikotal

Target of the attacker was, Bilal a key commander of pro-government militant group Tawhidul Islam who was present at the Hujra but was luckily survived, No group of militants have claimed the responsibility of the attack.
Torkham Truckers Strike

Transport suspended on Torkham border due to truckers strike

Both the neighboring countries had billions rupees trade that had provided jobs to thousands of peoples on the both sides of the border but ironically
Pakistan gate Torkham

Trade activities picking up at Torkham border

Trade except imports and exports have begun picking up momentum at Torkham due to a steady increase in the number of Afghan nationals coming to Pakistan.

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