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

Afghan cross-border attack injures two Pakistani soldiers in SW

Afghan cross-border attack took place near South Waziristan. “Pakistani troops responded and targeted positions from where fire was coming,” ISPR.

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.

Survey started to identify destruction to local’s houses in Khyber Agency

The political administration has started a survey in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency to identify houses, destroyed during operations against terrorists.

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.

‘Zarb-e-Azb helped decrease polio cases in FATA’

In less than a year, polio cases in FATA have dropped to just seven in 2015 from 179 during the same period in 2014, showing tremendous progress in eradication of the crippling disease in the area.

Drone kills at least 4 suspected militants in South Waziristan

US drone fired two missiles at a suspected militant hideout killing four in Shawal area of South Waziristan on Sunday.

Minorities receive domicile rights in FATA

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

Passing out ceremony for Levies men held in Mirali

The ceremony was held in Mirali, ISPR said in a statement, adding that the 10-week training had started on Feb 2.

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.
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.