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Pakistan Refugees

Hundreds Of Thousands Of Desperate Pakistanis Flee Tribal Region

The Huffington Post | Amanda Golden | Posted 06.24.2014 | World

Hundreds of thousands of Pakistanis fled the tribal region of North Waziristan last week after the army launched airstrikes against militants in the r...

Portraits Of Afghan Children Living In Pakistan

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.28.2014 | World

ISLAMABAD (AP) — For more than three decades, Pakistan has been home to one of the world's largest refugee communities: hundreds of thousands of Afg...

The Forgotten Afghans of Pakistan

Saad Khan | Posted 04.24.2012 | World
Saad Khan

Afghan refugees have become an excellent bargaining chip for Pakistan.

Pakistan: Refugee Crisis Looms As Military Battles Insurgents

wsj.com | By ZAHID HUSSAIN in ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN, and REHMAT MEHSUD in PESHAWAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Thousands of refugees fled fighting between Pakistani soldiers and Taliban militants in South Waziristan Tuesday, raising fears of a humanitarian cris...

Mona Sarika | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mona Sarika

Due to repeated instances of plagiarism and misattribution, both on HuffPost and elsewhere, Mona Sarika's work has been removed and will no longer app...

Pakistani Public Turns Against Taliban (VIDEO)

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Charles M. Sennott With Photos By Seamus Murphy | GlobalPost It was out of the refugee camps in Pakistan's northwest frontier province that the ...

Pakistan Taliban Attacks Prevent Return Of Landowners

The New York Times | Jane Perlez and Pir Zubair Shah | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Even as hundreds of thousands of people stream back to the Swat Valley after months of fighting, one important group is conspic...

Zebunisa Jillani: 'Princess Of Swat' Returns

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Nasir Khan and Ayesha Nasir | Global Post ISLAMABAD -- When Zebunisa Jillani visits the camps established for Swat refugees in Islamabad, her f...

Displaced Pakistanis Return Home As Army Continues Offensive Against Taliban

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Pakistan army has begun allowing some of the 2 million people displaced by the violence in Swat Valley to return home, the BBC reports. The first...

Pakistan's New Refugees: Can the West Finally Win Charlie Wilson's War?

Rob Asghar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rob Asghar

The flood of millions of Afghan refugees into Pakistan after the Cold War led to an explosion of extremism, while American leaders were too busy celebrating the Cold War victory.

In Waiting To Strike Taliban, Pakistan Committed Strategic Blunder

Ahsan Butt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ahsan Butt

When the Taliban overstepped their bounds, both literally and metaphorically, it led to greater public support for aggressive action, and gave the civilian leadership badly needed political cover to order the latest military operation against the militants.

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.

Pakistani Youth Pitch-In To Help Refugees

Nosheen Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nosheen Abbas

"I really wouldn't give the government any money for the displaced people from the north....you just don't know where it goes" says Muneeba a young so...

Pakistan's Refugee Crisis

Queen Noor of Jordan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Queen Noor of Jordan

Yesterday in Cairo, President Obama eloquently underscored the importance of human security. A major challenge to the world's capacity to care for its citizens is taking place right now in Pakistan.

Pakistan Refugee Hosts Stretched To The Limit (IMAGES)

World Vision | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
World Vision

* Scroll down for photos By Chris Webster ISLAMABAD -- Poor communities in Pakistan's northwest are hosting up to two million people uprooted by re...

Pakistan Malaria Emergency Imminent: UN

Huffington Post Contributor | Dan Carucci | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Dan Carucci I Huffington Post Contributor On top of dealing with drones, a Taliban insurgency, and a government crackdown on that insurgency, the mor...

Pakistan Refugees: UN Seeks $543M To Help Nearly 2M People

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANAI BABA ZIARAT, Pakistan — A Pakistani flag now flies over army troops dug in on a strategic ridge that until two days ago was held by the Ta...

US To Give Pakistan $110M In Humanitarian Aid

Reuters | Arshad Mohammed | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- The United States said on Tuesday it would give Pakistan $110 million to help the estimated two million people who have fled f...

Swat Valley Could Be Worst Refugee Crisis Since Rwanda, UN Warns

The Guardian | Declan Walsh in Islamabad | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The human exodus from the war-torn Swat valley in northern Pakistan is turning into the world's most dramatic displacement crisis since the Rwandan ge...

Jamaat-ud-Dawa: Banned Group Helping Pakistani Refugees

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MARDAN, Pakistan — Members of a charity banned for its alleged links to the Mumbai terror attack have resurfaced in northwestern Pakistan under ...

Pakistani Refugees Reach 1.3 Million In Northwest

AP | NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MARDAN, Pakistan — Helicopters dropped Pakistani commandos into a Taliban stronghold in the Swat Valley on Tuesday, pressing ahead with an offen...

Pakistan Refugees Number In The Hundreds Of Thousands

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MARDAN, Pakistan — Pakistan's army vowed Friday to eliminate militants from a northwestern valley but warned that its under-equipped troops face...