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Khyber Agency people told to surrender arms to security forces

Date: 14 May, 2017

    Khyber Agency people told to surrender arms to security forces
Security forces have asked the elders of Malagori area of Khyber Agency on Sunday to surrender their heavy arms within four days
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8 militants of Jamaatul Ahrar surrender in Mohmand Agency

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    8 militants of Jamaatul Ahrar surrender in Mohmand Agency
Eight militants affiliated with Jamaatul Ahrar, a splinter group of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), have laid down their arms and surrendered to the security forces in Mohmand Agency.
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Tori tribe refuses to surrender arms

Date: 08 Jan, 2017

    Tori tribe refuses to surrender arms
The Tori tribesmen have refused to surrender arms to the government and announced to constitute a committee for negotiation with the government and the security forces. A jirga of the...
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Three TTP militants surrender to government

Date: 20 Feb, 2016

    Three TTP militants surrender to government
Three militants belonging to the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have surrendered to the government in FR Lakki Marwat on Saturday, official sources said. According to political authorities, the militants...
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25 militants surrender in DI Khan

Date: 23 Jan, 2016

    25 militants surrender in DI Khan
Twenty-five militants have surrendered to the security forces in Dera Ismail Khan.
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79 militants surrender in NWA: ISPR

Date: 15 Jan, 2016

    79 militants surrender in NWA: ISPR
Seventy-nine militants belonging to a banned organisation have surrendered to the security forces in North Waziristan Agency.
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Fata Reforms

  • Future of FATA reforms in wake of Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification

    The reforms process in FATA was initiated two years back on the direction of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Recently the former cabinet of Nawaz Sharif had also approved the recommendations of FATA Reforms Committee.

    However, the cabinet was also dissolved with the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif by the Supreme Court of Pakistan in Panama Papers case of 28 July, 2017. The reforms process earlier faced hindrances due to opposition by certain political parties. The disqualification of Nawaz Sharif and dissolution of the federal cabinet has served as a fresh blow to the already fragile reforms process.

  • FATA reforms bill suspended over the question of merger and Riwaj Act

    The FATA reforms process is again facing suspension since May this year mainly due to differences among the FATA parliamentarians over the mode of reforms in the tribal areas. Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Member National Assembly from South Waziristan Agency Muhammad Jamaluddin says the parliamentarians are having different opinion on the question of merger with Khyber […]

  • The pros and cons of extending superior courts to FATA

    The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have been kept away from the country’s judicial system under Article 247 of the Constitution of Pakistan and all kinds of disputes are resolved under the centuries-old tribal system. The ongoing reforms process not only aims at bringing the tribal region into the national mainstream, but also bringing FATA […]


  • Families suffer from lack of internet and mobile services in areas of return

    Following repatriation to natives towns, the returned families especially youth have been facing immense problems due to unavailability of internet and 3G services in tribal agencies. Though tribes seem satisfied with pace of reconstruction and rehabilitation process but what concern them is the non-availability of cellular phones, internet services that concern the tribal people especially […]

  • Post-repatriation opportunities and challenges of Technical education in FATA

    The government has allocated Rs 600 million to promote technical education and enroll maximum students at technical educational institutions in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). The amount is said to be spent on construction of new technical institutes, make the closed institute functional and equip them with modern facilities. This was revealed by Fata Development […]

  • BISP to be extended to North and South Waziristan soon

    The government of Pakistan launched BISP in 2008 to provide financial assistance to destitute families. So far, around 5.4 women have been benefited from this program by getting Rs4500 every three months. Like other parts of the country, this program has also been extended to Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). This women centric program has […]

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