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Pakistani Militants

Until My Life is Written By God: One Man's Fight for Press Freedom in Pakistan

Rebecca Novick | Posted 08.23.2014 | World
Rebecca Novick

Peshawar, in the North-Western Khyber region on the edge of the country's tribal areas, has been dubbed the "terror capital" of Pakistan for good reason.

A Fresh Start For U.S.-Pakistani Relations?

Ronak D. Desai | Posted 12.23.2013 | World
Ronak D. Desai

As President Obama and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif meet in Washington today, American officials have struck a positive tone ahead of their talks.

Pakistani Militants Behead Anti-Taliban Militiamen

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 09.10.2013 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Militants beheaded three members of an anti-Taliban militia in northwestern Pakistan and kidnapped three others, a government of...

Killing Shiites

Shahid Mahmood | Posted 03.25.2013 | Religion
Shahid Mahmood

Only when a person believes in the plurality of life will it become normal to condemn violence. Still, Sunni clerics routinely condemn minority groups, like Shiites, who think differently.

Militant Commander Wounded By Suicide Bomber

AP | ISHTIAQ MAHSUD | Posted 11.29.2012 | World

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan -- A suicide bomber on Thursday attacked a prominent Pakistani militant commander in the country's northwest who is believe...

Dozens Of Militants Attack Pakistani Village

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2012 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, July 12 (Reuters) - Dozens of militants from Afghanistan crossed the border into Pakistan and attacked a village on Thursday, Pa...

British Red Cross Worker Kidnapped In Pakistan

AP | By ABDUL SATTAR and MUNIR AHMED | Posted 03.05.2012 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan -- Armed men kidnapped a British Red Cross worker from the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on Thursday, police and the Red Cros...

14 Militants, 9 Pakistani Soldiers Dead Near Afghan Border

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 12.17.2011 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Paramilitary forces raided a militant hideout in Pakistan's rugged tribal region near the Afghan border Monday, sparking fi...

De-radicalizing The Pakistani Taliban

Shehzad H. Qazi | Posted 12.04.2011 | Religion
Shehzad H. Qazi

Putting captured militants through systemized de-radicalization and rehabilitation programs is a necessary tactic in the counterinsurgency in Pakistan.

U.S. Officials: Pakistanis Tipped Off Militants Again, Gave Terror Suspects Time To Flee

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 08.18.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say Pakistan has apparently tipped off militants at two more bomb-building factories in its tribal areas, giving the...

NATO Oil Tankers Attacked By Suspect Pakistani Militants

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Assailants launched two separate attacks on tankers carrying fuel for foreign troops in Afghanistan on Friday, showing the...

India: Pakistan Spy Agency Executed Mumbai Attacks

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — India has accused Pakistan's powerful spy agency of planning and executing the 2008 Mumbai attacks, in the strongest and most specif...

Pakistani Forces Kill 35 Militants In Khyber Raids

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Government forces destroyed four militant bases and killed 40 insurgents Tuesday in a new offensive near Pakistan's famed K...

Pakistan: Commando-Style Assaults Show Militants Know Sophisticated Tactics

AP | ROHAN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Two commando-style assaults in Pakistan in the past two weeks show militants can now pierce the iron-fortified gates, concrete barri...

Pakistan Group Linked To Mumbai Attacks Holds "Open House"

csmonitor.com | Arthur Bright | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

With India accusing Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) of last week's deadly attacks on Mumbai, the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), an organization that the US and India say...

Open Trade Within Closed Civil Society?

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

A trade route may alleviate concerns for now; but it will take more than a reopened trade route to erase decades of continued manipulation by India and Pakistan over Kashmiri civil society.