Author Archives: The Pashtun Times

22 injured in London Underground bomb attack


LONDON: At least 22 people were injured after a bomb detonated on a packed London Underground train on Friday, setting off a “wall of fire” that burned commuters in Britain’s fifth terror attack in six months. Witnesses saw passengers with facial burns and hair coming off at the Parsons Green station in west London after the explosion on the train ...

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Afghan Taliban to support Pakistan against foreign invasion: Sami-ul-Haq


KABUL: A prominent Pakistani politician and religious figure Maulana Sami-ul-Haq has claimed the Afghan Taliban will support Pakistan in the event the country is invaded by the foreigners. The Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam leader in a statement has said the Afghan Taliban leaders have declared their support to Islamabad during a gathering chaired by Mufti Mehmood Zakri. The statement was released from ...

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فاٹا کے حوالے سے قوم پرست جماعتوں کا موقف / ایمل خٹک

ایمل خٹک

بعض سیاسی راھنماوں کی جانب سے اگر یہ بات کہی جائے یا ثابت کرنے کی کوشش کی جائے کہ قبائلی علاقوں کی حیثت متنازعہ ہے تو پھر بھی کوئی تُک بنتی ہے مگریہ دلیل کہ فاٹا آزاد ہے ایک مضحکہ خیز بیان ہے ۔ حقیقت یہ ہے کہ ۱۹۴۷ سے قبائلی  علاقوں میں عملا پاکستان کی عملداری ہے چاہے وہ ...

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ANP hopes for United Pashtun future


ISLAMABAD: The multiparty conference held on Thursday to demand the swift merger of Fata with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa not only exposed the lack of coherence among stakeholders, but also saw some of the key players announcing their intention to block the mainstreaming of the tribal areas. Organised by the Awami National Party (ANP) to discuss the early merger of Fata with ...

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Ghani chairs high level defense meeting to discuss latest security upheavals


KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday chaired a high level defense meeting to discuss the latest security upheavals in the capital and other provinces of the country. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, said the meeting of the armed forces commander chief chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani focused on security situation of Kabul, Faryab, Jawzjan, Baghlan, Nuristan, ...

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B-52s again bombing targets in Afghanistan


KABUL: American B-52 bombers have been flying continuous missions over Afghanistan for months to counter threats from Taliban and ISIS-linked terrorists, a report said on Thursday. “The flights have been part of an existing surge in air support as the service says it is still looking at how best to contribute to President Donald Trump’s new US strategy,” The War Zone reported. Over the past ...

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Strikers sign Afghan spinner for BBL

Rashid Khan

The Adelaide Strikers have signed 18-year-old spinner Rashid Khan, who will be the first Afghan to play in the Big Bash League. An 18-year-old legspinner will become the first Afghan to play in Australia’s Big Bash League. Rashid Khan has been lured by the Adelaide Strikers after being among the most-successful bowlers in this year’s Indian Premier League. “It is ...

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Opposition rejects move to extend IHC jurisdiction to Fata

ANP Mardan01

ISLAMABAD: Opposed to the government decision to extend jurisdiction of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) to the Federally Adminis­tered Tribal Areas (Fata), the country’s major opposition parties believe that the move is another ploy to delay the long overdue reforms in the region. The opposition suspects that the government is now backtracking from its earlier agreed plan of merging Fata ...

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فاٹا کو صوبے میں ضم کرنے کے سوا دوسرا کوئی آپشن نہیں، اسفندیار ولی خان


اسلام آباد ( پ ر ) عوامی نیشنل پارٹی کے سربراہ اسفندیار ولی خان نے فاٹا کو صوبے میں فوری انضمام کا مطالبہ کرتے ہوئے کہا کہ حکومت اس حوالے سے فوری اقدامات اٹھائے۔اور فاٹا کے صوبہ خیبر پختونخوا میں انضمام کے لیے جو انتظامی، مالی اور قانونی اقدامات اٹھانا ضروری ہیں حکومت ان پر فوری عمل درآمد کرے اور ...

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Internationale Frankfurter Konferenz der Sindhis, Balochen, Kashmiri und Pashtunen


Frankfurter Konferenz der Sindhis, Balochen, Kashmiri und Pashtunen, den unterdrückten säkularen Nationen in der aufgezwungenen Föderation des künstlichen und unhistorischen Staates Pakistan unter der Ägide eines extremen aggressiven Islams: Erste Allianzbildung nach Jahrzehnten separaten Unabhängigkeitsstrebens und Kämpfe Die  Unabhängigkeitspartei des Sindh: Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz ( JSMM ), war Organisator der Internationalen Konferenz im Presseclub in Frankfurt. Eingeladen waren die ...

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