jirga

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First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Fighting the good fight: Bajaur tribal elders vow to continue denying shelter to militants

Tribal elders discus­sed the existi­ng securi­ty situat­ion, expres­sed their satisf­action­The jirga reiterated its stance against militancy to Political Agent Syed Abdul Jabbar Shah and Commandant of Bajaur Scouts Colonel Amir Ali on Thursday. STOCK ... [Published The Express Tribune - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

In Brazil, doctors rape too?

What’s even more disturbing is that this doctor was a well-known practitioner in his city and in his native country and he had also treated many Brazilian celebrities. He was well off, had a wife and kids and was living a supposedly happy life. PHOTO: ... [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

In the lurch : IDPs from Eidak face food, water shortage

Displa­ced person­s in North Waziri­stan fallin­g prey to variou­s diseas­es due to lack of medici­nesVolunteers arrange food packs for people fleeing military offensive in North WaziristanPHOTO: REUTERSBANNU/PESHAWAR:Displaced persons from Eidak in Mirali ... [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

NWA elders want IDPs repatriated to native areas

PESHAWAR: Tribal elders and representatives of families displaced from North Waziristan on Thursday asked the federal government to allow them to go back to their homes in the areas, cleared by the security forces.Haji Sher Mohammad, chief of Amn Jirga, ... [Published The News International - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

The Candidates Should Handle the Issue with Diplomacy

Afghan people still suffer from political wheeling and dealing. The disagreements between the presidential candidates on the one hand and the insurgencies launched by the militants on the other hand have aggravated the anxiety and confusion among the ... [Published Daily Outlook - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Corruption Seen Behind Torching of Oil Tankers

KABUL - A delegation of Wolesi Jirga, investigating the torching of hundreds of fuel tankers, said on Monday some security and supply officials were linked to the arson attack.But the Ministry of Interior (MoI) denied the involvement of security personnel ... [Published Daily Outlook - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Gas for Katlang

Tuesday, August 19, 2014From Print EditionKatlang is an important tehsil of district Mardan. But 13 important villages of the tehsil, including Shamozai, Babuzai, Dheri, Alo, Qasmi and Charchor have no gas supply, despite the fact that gas is available ... [Published The News International - Aug 19 2014]
Entities: Grand Jirga, Mardan, jirga
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

NATIONAL - Countrywide rallies mark Palestine Day

PESHAWAR/LAHORE - Religious parties held countrywide rallies on Sunday to express solidarity with the people of Palestine.To condemn Israeli aggression on Gaza, hundreds of activists of Jamaat-u-Dawa (JuD) took out a rally and expressed solidarity with ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Aman Jirga holds anti-Israel protest rally in Mardan

Hundred of activists of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP)’s Aman Jirga (peace committee) Sunday staged a protest rally against the Israeli aggression in Palestine and in favor of Palestinian Muslims.The rally was led by Aman Jirga head Syed Kamal Shah, while General ... [Published Pakistan Today - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Violent dispute: Three people dead in tribal clash

The violen­ce has spille­d over to the Garhi Yasin town.SUKKUR:Three people belonging to the Kakepoto community were killed when a group of armed men opened fire on them near the Rehmatpur village on Saturday.The Garhi Yasin police reached the site of ... [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Fatal firing: Land dispute claims four lives

Ambushed by their rivals in the Kahuta area. STOCK IMAGEKAHUTA:At least four people were killed after they were ambushed by their rivals in the Kahuta area.Pehelwan Khan, a resident of union council Narh, lodged a case with the police that he had a dispute ... [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 16 2014]
Entities: jirga, Headquarters, Assault
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 3 reports

Jirga demands IDPs return to cleared areas

PESHAWAR - Tribal elders of North Waziristan Agency demanded of the government to repatriate the displaced families to their respective hometowns, which the security forces declared clear of militants.This demand was made in a traditional “Grand Tribal ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Aug 03 2014]

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"In our community, only those who have no money have remained in Jalalabad" Singh says. "Anyone who can afford to leave wouldn't stay here."
"The Afghan authorities were urged to take steps to stop the use of Afghan territory for repeated cross-border fire" Foreign Office statement. PHOTO: FILE
"The best way is that our youth, doctors, teachers, engineers, students, lawyers and people from all walks of life should stand in their support and collect donations at the level of streets, city, village and institutions to deposit them in their nearby branches of commercial banks and dispatch teams comprising doctors and volunteers to serve them better."
"There has to be some safety net for the loser," he adds. "[You have to make sure that the losing side doesn't feel disenfranchised and doesn't face a winner-takes all situation."

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The Candidates Should Handle the Issue with Dip... [Published Daily Outlook - Aug 21 2014]
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Corruption Seen Behind Torching of Oil Tankers [Published Daily Outlook - Aug 19 2014]
'When Are You Going Back?' Afghanistan's Sikhs,... [Published Radio Free Europe - Aug 19 2014]
Gas for Katlang [Published The News International - Aug 19 2014]
UNDP supports Afghan election audit [Published United Nations Development Program - Aug 18 2014]
NATIONAL - Countrywide rallies mark Palestine Day [Published The Nation Pakistan - Aug 18 2014]
Aman Jirga holds anti-Israel protest rally in M... [Published Pakistan Today - Aug 17 2014]
Violent dispute: Three people dead in tribal clash [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 17 2014]
Fatal firing: Land dispute claims four lives [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 16 2014]
300th Birthday of Ahmad Shah Abdali Observed [Published Bakhtar News Agency - Aug 13 2014]
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Trying to Stop the Bases: Another opposition bl... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Aug 12 2014]
Grand Tribal Jirga of NW demands withdrawal of... [Published Pakistan Press International - Aug 11 2014]
NATIONAL - Orakzai IDPs warn of protests if not... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Aug 11 2014]
Misuse of the qisas and diyat laws [Published Daily Times - Aug 11 2014]
Jirga announces verdict and settles murder dispute [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 10 2014]
Treating IDPs as the nation’s heroes [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 10 2014]
How sharif will Sharif be for Khan? [Published Pakistan Today - Aug 06 2014]
30 militants killed as jet fighters pound NWA [Published The News International - Aug 06 2014]
NATIONAL - IDPs refuse to vacate schools in Bannu [Published The Nation Pakistan - Aug 06 2014]
Jets flatten six hideouts, killing 30 terrorists [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 05 2014]
Chinese TV is ignoring a billion people [Published Global Times - Aug 05 2014]
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Pakistan Security Brief - July 21, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - Jul 21 2014]
Airstrikes kill 28 militants in the Shawal Valley on July 21; Army begins clearing Boya and Degan villages; Militants and army soldiers exchange fire in and around Mir Ali, killing four militants; Tribal Jirga urges government to compensate IDPs for ...
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