Hassan Abbas

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Name: Hassan Abbas
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Vigilante justice: Mob gives ‘target killers’ a taste of their own medicine

Reside­nts claim the suspec­ts had come to attack a shopke­eper in the area.The suspects opened fire on Shakeel Haider, a resident of the area. STOCK IMAGEKARACHI:In yet another incident of vigilante justice in the city, residents of Ancholi, Federal ... [Published The Express Tribune - 13 hours ago]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Taliban revival

Dr Abbas presen­ted histor­y of Pashtu­ns, Pakist­an's politi­cal develo­pments, Taliba­nisati­on's politi­cal econom­yThe writer is an independent journalist, who graduated from the University of Iowa. She is now studying Political Science at the University ... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Govt considering transportation of urea through PR or NLC

ISLAMABAD: Government wanted to explore the options for transportation of urea from Karachi and Gwadar Port either through Pakistan Railway (PR) or National Logistic Cell (NLC).Secretary Ministry of Industry and Production (MoIP) on Thursday said matter ... [Published Daily Times - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 2 reports

Germany extends SBTP for five more years

KarachiKarachi The German government has extended the Safe Blood Transfusion Programme (SBTP) for another five years to enhance voluntarily blood donations in Pakistan.On Saturday, SBTP National Coordinator Prof Dr Hassan Abbas Zaheer said the programme ... [Published The News International - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

'Gullucracy'

October 10, 2014The term has been coined by some Pakistanis in the wake of video clips and images showing one Gullu Butt of Lahore, handlebar-moustache man, baton-wielding and smashing vehicles. This term is likely to make its way to the Oxford Dictionary, ... [Published Business Recorder - Oct 10 2014]
Entities: Police, Pakistan, Reformism
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistani Taliban likely to send more fighters Iraq and Syria

Pakistani Taliban militants offered help to radical Muslim groups fighting in Iraq and Syria, according to a statement marking the Muslim holy festival of Eid al-Adha on October 4. Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah addressed the fighters in the Middle East ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Q&A with Hassan Abbas: ‘The Taliban Revival’

The peaceful transfer of power in Afghanistan continues hope that the nation will build on its fragile democracy and enable its people to live in a more stable and prosperous environment. However, the threat from Taliban extremists remains strong and ... [Published VOA News - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Defendants acquitted in Maadi riots case

The Maadi Misdemeanor Court accepted an appeal submitted by 12 defendants against their three-year prison sentence in the Maadi riots case, acquitting them of charges.The court also reduced the sentence against Tarek Mohamed al-Sayed, Alaa Abdel Azim ... [Published Egypt Independent - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Future of Democracy in Pakistan and Afghanistan

The current political crises in Pakistan and Afghanistan have raised important questions about the viability of democracy in both countries. Has democracy failed Pakistan and Afghanistan? Or have Pakistanis and Afghans failed their democracy?The Middle ... [Published Middle East Institute - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

COVER STORY: The Taliban Revival by Hassan Abbas

IT has been almost 13 years since the first missiles landed on Afghanistan as a vengeful US sought to wreak terrible retribution upon the Taliban, blaming them in part for the 9/11 attacks in New York.Less than two years later, the pattern was repeated ... [Published DAWN Group - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 3 reports

Pakistan MPs Back PM Sharif as Protest Leaders Agree to Open Dialogue

Members of Pakistan’s Parliament, representing several different political parties that don’t always see eye to eye, came together to express support for embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a joint session convened on Tuesday. The session, which ... [Published TIME.com - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Jun 09 2014 - Updated Jun 09 2014 - 3 reports

The Attack on Karachi Airport Shows That Nowhere in Pakistan is Safe

Insurgent violence exploded in Karachi again on Sunday. Armed militants rocked Pakistan’s largest city in an attack that was as gruesome as it was symbolic as terrorists proved their ability to penetrate deep into the country’s commercial nerve center, ... [Published TIME.com - Jun 09 2014]
Entities: Karachi, Pakistan, Attack

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Vigilante justice: Mob gives ‘target killers’ a... [Published The Express Tribune - 13 hours ago]
The Taliban revival [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 17 2014]
Govt considering transportation of urea through... [Published Daily Times - Oct 16 2014]
Germany extends SBTP for five more years [Published The News International - Oct 12 2014]
Germany extends SBTP for five years [Published Daily Times - Oct 12 2014]
'Gullucracy' [Published Business Recorder - Oct 10 2014]
Pakistani Taliban likely to send more fighters ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Oct 06 2014]
Q&A with Hassan Abbas: ‘The Taliban Revival’ [Published VOA News - Oct 06 2014]
Intercoil International to double mattress prod... [Published Curiosity Middle East - Oct 01 2014]
Exactly how big is jihadist threat? [Published CNN - Sep 29 2014]
Defendants acquitted in Maadi riots case [Published Egypt Independent - Sep 29 2014]
Intercoil International to double mattress prod... [Published Zawya.com - Sep 25 2014]
Alan Henning: British Muslim leaders unite to c... [Published The Independent - Sep 17 2014]
The Future of Democracy in Pakistan and Afghani... [Published Middle East Institute - Sep 15 2014]
PR No. 54 PRESS RELEASE Islamabad; September 15... [Published Press Information Department Pakistan - Sep 15 2014]
COVER STORY: The Taliban Revival by Hassan Abbas [Published DAWN Group - Sep 15 2014]
Pakistan MPs Back PM Sharif as Protest Leaders ... [Published TIME.com - Sep 03 2014]
Pakistan MPs Back PM Sharif as Protest Leaders ... [Published The China Blog - Sep 03 2014]
Pakistan MPs Back PM Sharif as Protest Leaders ... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Sep 03 2014]
Can Pakistan Tackle The Taliban? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 26 2014]
Fleeing Iraqis join large tide of displaced people [Published Texarkana Gazette - Jun 21 2014]
Taliban On A Tear [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 10 2014]
The Attack on Karachi Airport Shows That Nowher... [Published TIME.com - Jun 09 2014]
The Attack on Karachi Airport Shows That Nowher... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jun 09 2014]
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Pakistan MPs Back PM Sharif as Protest Leaders ... [Published TIME.com - Sep 03 2014]
Members of Pakistan’s Parliament, representing several different political parties that don’t always see eye to eye, came together to express support for embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a joint session convened on Tuesday. The session, which ...
Pakistan MPs Back PM Sharif as Protest Leaders ... [Published The China Blog - Sep 03 2014]
Members of Pakistan’s Parliament, representing several different political parties that don’t always see eye to eye, came together to express support for embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a joint session convened on Tuesday. The session, which ...
Pakistan MPs Back PM Sharif as Protest Leaders ... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Sep 03 2014]
Members of Pakistan’s Parliament, representing several different political parties that don’t always see eye to eye, came together to express support for embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a joint session convened on Tuesday. The session, which ...
Can Pakistan Tackle The Taliban? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 26 2014]
Last week, the Pakistani military launched a major operation to clear Taliban extremists from the lawless region of North Waziristan, after five years of prodding from the United States. Shuja Nawaz  expects  it to fail: Pakistan still lacks any national ...
Taliban On A Tear [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 10 2014]
#Pakistan update 2: Death toll is 38 in Sunday’s attack on Karachi Airport by Taliban. http://t.co/9tihLcEXgH pic.twitter.com/Qd03yK0Exc — Jim Roberts (@nycjim) June 10, 2014 Its Pakistan-based militants  have launched  two attacks on Karachi’s ...
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