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.
Chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province Mahmood Khan announced some hours ago today (Saturday) that the provincial assembly will soon stand dissolved. Talking at a press conference in Peshawar, Mahmood Khan said that it was his “last address” as the KP assembly would be dissolved later. The chief minister stated that he was absolutely […] The post Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly To Be Dissolved Today: CM Mahmood Khan appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
A Hindu temple dated to the 7th Century AD at Kafirkot in Dera Ismail Khan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province is said to be the oldest Hindu temple in South Asia. Director of KP government’s archeology department Abdul Samad, who has a PhD in the origin and emergence of Hinduism in early AD, says […] The post Oldest Hindu Temple Located In Dera Ismail Khan appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.