FATA

News and reports from the tribal areas of Pakistan

Aman Lashkar

Two militants killed in clash with ‘peace lashkar’ in Khyber Agency

Members of the pro-government tribal militia "Aman Lashkar" in Landi Kotal responded with heavy firing to the attack and killed at least two suspected militants.
Kasrat Rai

World famous Peace Walker walks for Fata-KP merger

World famous peace walker Kharal Kasrat Rai believes that with merging FATA in KP would remove the sense of deprivation of the tribesmen and would get their all rights.
Shahid Shinwari

President of Fata Olympic Association accused of misuse of the forum

It was strange that the football games were initiated under the name of FATA Football Super League but not a single match was played in throughout the tribal belt,
Drone

US Drone fires four missiles at house killing four in Kurram

A United States Drone hit a house and killed at least five people in Kurram Agency’s bordering area of Afghanistan. The Drone fired four missiles continuously.
Islam Gul

Tribal journalist from Khyber Agency goes missing

Islam Gul had gone to Islamabad previous day for his work and then he was missing. No contact had been made with him as his cell phone numbers were found off, he added.
Afghan Truck

One killed two hurt in road mishap in Landi Kotal

The truck loaded with repatriated family was on its way to Torkham border when the truck hit a hilly point of the roadside and turned over while negotiating a deadly curve.

Five apprehend in search operation in Landi Kotal

Wednesday-Thursday middle night, undisclosed hurled two grenades in the cantonment however no causality occurred as the device landed in the deserted area.
FATA Rally

Anti-FCR ‘Fata Reforms Movement launched’ demanding merger with KP

Political leaders and other activists demand government Fata's earlier merger into KP before October 9, otherwise they will arrange massive sit-in in Islamabad against FCR.
PEACE CUP 2017

North Waziristan hosts Peace Cup 2017 cricket match; PAK XI vs UK Media XI

In collaboration with PCB and Peshawar Zalmi, Pakistan army held the match at Miranshah on special instructions of COAS Gen Javed Qamar Bajwa who dubbed it as a gift Fata.
Drone

US drone strike kills three militants in Kurram Agency

The strike hit a compound with two missiles in the Ghuzgori village of Kurram Agency. Sources said that the target was Mulvi Mohib's home where three militants were killed.
Muhammad Ibrahim

Deciding the fate of Fata, the best option?

Merge Fata, Create a separate province, make a Gilgit Baltistan alike Fata Council and conduct a referendum in Fata are the possible four option for deciding the fate of tribal people.
Ayoub Khan

How much Pashtuns are responsible for their plight

This article reviews the current situation of Pashtuns of both countries Pakistan and Afghanistan and the nature and structures of Pashtun society.