Monday, October 20, 2014


Latest Pakistan News

Iran Summons Pakistani Envoy Over Deaths

Tehran summoned the Pakistani ambassador to demand that Islamabad stop "terrorists and rebels" from crossing into Iran's border province of Sistan-Baluchistan. More

Iran Says Militants Entering From Pakistan

An Iranian military official says Tehran has proof that militants are entering Iran from Pakistan to carry out attacks. More

Iran, Pakistan Troops Die In Shootout

Two Iranian border guards and a Pakistani paramilitary officer have been reported killed in a shooting incident. More

Pakistani Clerics Condemn IS Actions

A group of leading clerics in Pakistan has condemned the Islamic State (IS) group amid concern that it could find recruits among Islamist militants in the country. More

Sentence Upheld For Christian 'Blasphemy' Convict In Pakistan

A court in eastern Pakistan has upheld the death sentence of a Christian women convicted of blasphemy four years ago. More

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Features & Commentary

Militants In Afghanistan, Pakistan Claiming Allegiance To IS

Is the Islamic State extremist group expanding to Afghanistan and Pakistan? The possibility is growing as some militants in the region are pledging allegiance to the organization's leadership.
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About RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal

www.mashaalradio.com/

Radio Mashaal was launched in January 2010 in order to counter a growing number of Islamic extremist radio stations in Pakistan's Northwest Frontier Province (now Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas along the border with Afghanistan.
 

"Gandhara" - New Website


An ancient region comprising parts of today's Afghanistan and Pakistan inspires the "Gandhara" page, which provides foreign-policy audiences with reporting, analysis, and commentary direct from Radio Mashaal's local correspondents in Afghanistan and Pakistan with the aim of promoting peace. Go to "Gandhara"