Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Latest Pakistan News

Pakistani Taliban Spokesman Fired

The Pakistani Taliban have announced the dismissal of the militant group's spokesman Shahidullah Shahid. More

Pakistan Pulls TV Channel Off Air

Pakistan's media regulation authority says it has taken a television news channel off the air for 15 days for "maligning" the country's judiciary. More

Iran Summons Pakistani Envoy

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

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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


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"