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Now, Taliban captures Mingora in Swat

Rawalpindi, May 5 (ANI): Defying the Swat peace accord and calls for truce, the Taliban have now established its control over the largest city of the Swat Valley, Mingora. “The city is in complete control of the Taliban, who say ... Read More »

Taliban using Swat emerald money to fund terrorism

Peshawar, May 4 (ANI): The money earned from mining and selling gemstones in Swat and Shangla district of Pakistan is used by the Taliban for terrorism, according to local entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs in a Gem Bazaar, organised by the Pakistan Gems ... Read More »

Media warned against ‘anti-Taliban coverage’ in Swat

Peshawar, Apr.29 (ANI):  The Swat chapter of the Taliban has warned the media not to promote ‘anti-Taliban coverage’. Pamphlets warning media houses were found scattered at the office premises of several TV channels and newspapers reporting on developments in the ... Read More »

TSNM chief Sufi Muhammad missing since Apr. 25

Peshawar, Apr 28 (ANI): The exact whereabouts of Tehrik-i-Nifaz-i-Shariat Muhammadi chief Sufi Muhammad, who negotiated the Swat deal with NWFP Government, is not known and is reportedly missing since April 25. The government as well as followers of his defunct ... Read More »

NWFP Governor briefs foreign diplomats on Swat deal

Islamabad, Apr 22 (ANI): NWFP Governor Owais Ghani has briefed foreign diplomats at the Foreign Office on the deal with militants in Swat. “The problem [afflicting the region] lies in Afghanistan and unless you settle the issue there, it will ... Read More »

Swat Taliban extends operation, occupies Buner

Lahore, Apr 22 (ANI): Buner, the neighbouring district of Swat, has fallen into the hands of the Taliban with militants belonging to the organisation patrolling markets, villages and towns in the district. Led by Fateh Mohammad, the militants were asking ... Read More »