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North West Frontier Province

UN To Move Some Staff Out Of Pakistan For Safety

AP | RASOOL DAWAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MIR ALI, Pakistan — Pakistani intelligence officials say a U.S. missile strike has killed three people near the Afghan border. The two official...

Pakistan Courthouse Bombing Kills 16 In Peshawar

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A blast early Friday killed two police offers a day after a suicide bomber killed 19 people outside a courthouse in northwe...

IDP Resettlement A Crucial Step To Keeping Extremism At Bay

Hisham Wyne | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hisham Wyne

It was the historic lack of government involvement and social alienation that allowed Islamic militants gain a foothold in the North-Western regions in the first place.

Pakistan's Homeless Displaced By Fighting "Totally Ignored"

Nosheen Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nosheen Abbas

They can't even provide us a tent, how will they make our houses? What are we expected to go back to?

Amidst Conflict, Pakistanis Persevere

Susan Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Susan Davis

The impoverished North-West Frontier Province lays claim to devastating maternal and child mortality rates, and scant education for girls. But courageous women here are increasingly agents of change.

Pakistanis Debate Their Future On Facebook

Sanjeev Bery | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sanjeev Bery

As the Pakistani military rains fire down upon villagers and Taliban alike, Pakistanis and members of the diaspora are engaged in numerous online debates about the future of their country.

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...