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Peshawar Hotel Attack: A Bomb With Rippling Effects

Refugees International | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Refugees International

The bombing of the Pearl Continental hotel may have an impact far beyond the huge crater in the hotel's parking lot - as it could compromise the assistance on which millions of displaced Pakistanis depend.

Peshawar's Reaction: Personal Accounts of the Bombing at the Pearl Continental Hotel in Pakistan

Nosheen Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nosheen Abbas

"People are very very worried in Peshawar, you never know when a bomb could go off... No one goes out to busy places out of fear."

PC Hotel Blast: Pakistani Officials Say Attack Is Revenge For Anti-Taliban Offensive

DAWN.COM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PESHAWAR: At least seven people were killed and 34 others wounded in a huge bomb blast at the five-star Pearl Continental hotel in Peshawar Tuesday, o...

Pearl Continental Hotel Bombing VIDEO

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Gunmen stormed the Pearl Continental Hotel in Pakistan today and detonated a "huge bomb." The AP has video from the scene below. Reports indicated se...

World In Photos: Peshawar Bombing

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

At least 11 people were killed and 46 injured Tuesday in a huge bomb blast at the five-star Pearl Continental hotel in the northwestern Pakistani city...

Pearl Continental Attacked In Peshawar

Rani Singh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rani Singh

There has just been an attack on the Pearl Continental Hotel in Pakistan. The Marriott-owned building was chosen most likely as part of revenge attack...

Pakistan Taliban Exploit Class Rifts To Gain Power

New York Times | JANE PERLEZ and PIR ZUBAIR SHAH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- The Taliban have advanced deeper into Pakistan by engineering a class revolt that exploits profound fissures between a small gro...

Pakistani Villagers Form Armed Patrols To Take On Taliban

Christian Science Monitor | Ayesha Nasir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Peshawar, Pakistan - In the town of Budaber, six miles from Peshawar's city center, Daud Khan makes sure his Kalashnikov is loaded before stepping int...

Pakistan President Emerging As Divisive Figure | By MATTHEW ROSENBERG and ZAHID HUSSAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When Asif Ali Zardari won the presidency last year, he vowed to unite this fractious country after nearly a decade of military rule. Instead, Mr. Zard...

Pakistan: Swat Valley Locals Relieved With Sharia Peace

The Times Of India | Nandita Sengupta | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

There was general merriment on the streets of Mingora, the valley's most important town, say activists based in Peshawar and Mingora. Not everybody su...

Pakistan: Black Market For US Military Equipment, Information Thrives | Shahan Mufti | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Throughout the ages, this ancient Silk Road town near the border of Afghanistan has been the place where the black market thrive...

Alamzeb Khan, Pakistan Nationalist Politician, Assassinated In Peshawar

GroundReport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Published by, the global citizen media platform covering world news from the ground up. by Shah Zaman Khan PESHAWAR-- Pakistan Na...

Pakistan's Tribal Areas 'Radicalized As Never Before'

The New York Review of Books | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The relative calm in Iraq in recent months, combined with the drama of the US elections, has managed to distract attention from the catastrophe that i...

Explosion In Pakistan (SLIDESHOW, VIDEO) (Caution: Graphic Images)

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Suspected car bombings killed at least 20 people in Peshawar, Pakistan today. Read more here. Caution: Graphic images UPDATE: Some video from Al Ja...

Bombs Rip Through Pakistani Market

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

At least 20 people have been killed and 70 injured in a suspected car bombing in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar, police say. The blast ...

Shotguns and Munaqababes along the Arabian Sea

Mark Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Levine

In the U.S., and even in Pakistan, the North-West Frontier Province is known almost exclusively as a haven for terrorists, ultratraditionalists, and drug and arms smugglers.