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The FATA conundrum

Merwah Qureshi | FATA is the region of Pakistan bordering Afghanistan from the north and the west, Baluchistan from the south and KP from the...

FATA merger: Jamaat-e-Islami gives Government deadline

News Analysis | The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) and the parliamentarians from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have on Sunday warned of staging sit-in in the federal...

Twitter roasts Farooq Sattar

Farooq Sattar's Thursday evening press conference has caused quite a stir. The melodramatic show which was reminiscent of Altaf Hussain's antics, albeit not as...

MQM & PSP: A one night stand

Farah Adeed | MQM is a controversial political party. But two things remained persistent and strong despite its crooked behavior, its leadership and its hold...

MQM-PSP Merger: Will it last and what does it mean for...

News Analysis | The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) and Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) have announced their eventual merger and decided to continue their struggle for...

Why is Maulana Fazlur Rehman obstructing FATA-KPK merger?

News Analysis | Maulana Fazlur Rehman — who is widely blamed for stalling measures aimed at mainstreaming the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) — told...

Will FATA finally merge in KPK?

News Desk | Hundreds of people from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) rallied in Islamabad Monday calling on the government to abolish colonial-era British...

Are MQM factions thinking of uniting against PPP for 2018 elections?

Muhajir Qaumi Movement (MQM) – Haqqiqi chief Afaq Ahmed has hinted at a reconciliation between his faction, MQM-Pakistan, and Pakistan Sarzameen Party (PSP). Mr. Ahmed,...

What kind of politics is being played to stop FATA being...

Haris Khurshid | Pakistan’s Tribal areas remained in the global media headlines soon after the initiation of War on Terror in Afghanistan post 9/11 attacks....

Army will support mainstreaming of FATA, says Gen Bajwa

Chief of Army Staff Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa, during his visit to South Waziristan Agency on Sunday, said that military will continue its support...

Should FATA merge with KP or become an independent province?

The committee created by PM Nawaz Sharif in Nov 2015, headed by trusted lieutenant, Sartaj Aziz, after several months of work was clear that...

Merger of FATA: to be or not to be?

Abdul Rahim | The debate over Federally Administered Tribal Area’s (FATA) reforms and what these should consist of and more importantly its merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

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