A suicide bomber killed at least 100 people inside a mosque in Peshawar on January 30. Soon after the attack, the TTP announced that its breakaway faction, Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA), which has links with al-Qaeda, especially its slain leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, had led the attack. Writing in the Long War Journal American, counter-terrorism expert Bill Roggio, […] The post Pakistan’s Counterterrorism Policy Is Simply Not Working. It Needs A Major Rethink appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
Another first information report (FIR) has been filed against Awami Muslim League (AML) chief and former interior minister Sheikh Rasheed at a police station in Karachi for using ‘immoral’ language against Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto. As per sources, a Karachi police team, comprising SHO and SDP, has reached Islamabad to arrest the […] The post Third FIR: Sheikh Rasheed Booked Over ‘Immoral’ Comments Against Bilawal appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) senior leader Asad Umer has said that PTI Chairman Imran Khan will not attend the federal government’s All Parties Conference (APC) scheduled to be held in Islamabad on February 7. While talking to journalists outside the Lahore High Court, he said that Khan will not attend the APC. “Our leaders are being […] The post Imran Khan Will Not Attend All Parties Conference, Says Asad Umer appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.