Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Latest Pakistan News

Police officials stand beside a mangled auto-rickshaw at the site of a suicide bomb attack in Peshawar.

Suicide Attack Kills 4 In Pakistan

Police say a suicide car bombing apparently targeting a senior police officer in northwest Pakistan has killed four people and wounded 13. The officer escaped unhurt. More

The army launched an offensive in June aimed at clearing North Waziristan of the Pakistani Taliban and other militant groups, using air strikes, artillery, mortars, and ground troops.

Pakistani Army: 20 Militants Killed

Pakistan's army says it has killed 23 militants in air strikes in the country's northwest. More

Pakistan Appoints New ISI Chief

Pakistan has appointed a new head for its most powerful intelligence agency. More

Pakistan Army Clashes With Militants

Pakistani military officials say that at least three militants and a soldier have been killed during an exchange of fire in the restive tribal region along the Afghan border. More

Pakistani PM Cases Dismissed

A Pakistani court has dismissed two long-standing corruption cases against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family. More

More Pakistan News

Features & Commentary

Interview: Malala Day Celebrates Children's Education

Radio Free Afghanistan marks the July 14 celebration of 17-year-old Malala Yousafzai and her life mission with an interview with this tireless champion of girls' education.
More Articles

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"