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The gunmen shot dead a security guard at the entrance to the five-star Pearl Continental Hotel before entering.

A suicide blast at one of Pakistan's oldest and most popular Sufi shrines killed at least ten people and wounded 24 in the eastern city of Lahore.

Islamic State claims deadly Pakistan fruit market bombing

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Islamic State claims deadly Pakistan fruit market bombing

Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide blast in Pakistan's Quetta city on Friday that killed 20 people and left 48 more injured.

Suicide blast rips through Pakistan Shia neighbourhood, killing scores

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Suicide blast rips through Pakistan Shia neighbourhood, killing scores

At least 20 people were killed and 48 wounded Friday by a powerful suicide blast apparently targeting the Shia Hazara ethnic minority at a ...

Pakistan hangs child killer whose crimes sparked major riots

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Pakistan hangs child killer whose crimes sparked major riots

The 24-year-old Imran Ali was put to death on Wednesday for the rape and murder of a six-year-old girl as well as five other murders.

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Death toll from Pakistan rally blast increases to 130

The death toll from Friday's attack on a rally in Pakistan increased to 130, reports confirmed.

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US offers $5mn reward for Pakistan Taliban leader

The US State Department placed a $5 million reward for help locating the leader of the Pakistani Taliban on Thursday

Gemma Fox

Don't be deceived, the Islamic State group is losing

Comment: IS thrives on our fear, writes Gemma Fox. But it is being systematically weakened, and does not have the power it claims.

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Islamic State-claimed bomb kills 70 at Pakistani shrine

The Islamic State group claimed attack is the deadliest to hit Pakistan so far this year, with at least 70 people dead while 250 were ...

Pakistan's anti-extremism strategy: A 'conveyor belt of killing'

Waqas Mirza

Pakistan's anti-extremism strategy: A 'conveyor belt of killing'

Comment: Pakistan's newfound status as the third most prolific executioner in the world is an integral part of its "counter-terror" strategy, ...

Farhad Mirza

Pakistan's War on Terror: At the expense of liberty

Pakistan may have been commended for its ongoing fight against terrorism, but to what extent have these so-called gains been made, asks Farhad ...

Joseph Samaha's reflections on nationalism, the left and Islam

Nicolas Dot-Pouillard

Joseph Samaha's reflections on nationalism, the left and Islam

A rare interview has been unearthed from the archives, nine years after the intellectual's death. We bring it to you in full.

Pakistan Taliban commander vows more <em>school</em> attacks in video

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Pakistan Taliban commander vows more school attacks in video

A senior Pakistani Taliban commander released video footage on Friday of fighters he said carried out Wednesday's deadly assault on a ...

Seven media workers killed in Kabul suicide <em>attack</em>

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Seven media workers killed in Kabul suicide attack

Seven media workers were killed on Wednesday evening after a suicide car bomber rammed his vehicle into a bus carrying Tolo TV staff in the ...

Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia most 'prolific' executioners

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia most 'prolific' executioners

A review by Amnesty International of the use of the death penalty lists China, Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and the US as the 'top five' users of ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Girls in 70 countries face violence over education

A report by a UN body highlights recent cases of attacks against girls accessing education in seventy countries, underscoring the fragile nature of achievements in increasing the accessibility, acceptability and quality of education for all.

Vijay Prashad

Good Islamists, bad Islamists and the playthings of power

Comment: The Islamic State group has arrived in Pakistan with the announcement of its ‘Province of Khorasan’. But it is unlikely Pakistan will ...

Vijay Prashad

Policy shaped by power in world burdened by grief

Sadness and pain from Peshawar to Paris should not blind us to the clichéd responses of those in power. More airstrikes in Syria and ...

Naveed Ahmad

Pakistan united in pain on anniversary of division

The murder of more than 100 children and their teachers exposes the murderous narrative of the criminal attackers.

Pakistan <em>school</em> massacre leaves 141 dead

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Pakistan school massacre leaves 141 dead

Taliban gunmen attack army-run school in Peshawar, killing at least 141 dead, including 132 children in Pakistan's ...

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