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Federally Administered Tribal Areas

Pakistani Woman Announces Historic Candidacy

AP | ANWARULLAH KHAN and SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 06.01.2013 | World

KHAR, Pakistan — A 40-year-old Pakistani housewife has made history by becoming the first woman to run for parliament from the country's deeply ...

An American Muslim Man's Case for VAWA (Violence Against Women Act)

Haris Tarin | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics
Haris Tarin

We know that there are instances of domestic violence in all communities and none of us are immune. Sadly, I hear numerous stories of domestic abuse from counselors, therapists and Imams, who spend their time dealing with these issues.

Pakistani Taliban Divided And Broke

AP | By KATHY GANNON | Posted 12.04.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD -- Battered by Pakistani military operations and U.S. drone strikes, the once-formidable Pakistani Taliban has splintered into more than 100...

View from Pakistan: Today's Blast

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

Pakistani children may be enjoying the break, but most of them know exactly why they can't go to school. I sit stiff as one boy looks up from his video game to tell me the school buses might not be safe right now.

Helicopter Gunship Kills 10 Militants In Pakistan

AP | HABIB KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A police official says gunmen have killed a Pakistani working as the director of public relations at the Iranian Consulate ...

One Year of the Zardari Presidency

Farahnaz Ispahani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Farahnaz Ispahani

A year after the election of Asif Ali Zardari, Pakistan's march toward democracy continues, and the decision to elect President Zardari is proving to have been the correct one.

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...