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Political parties hold massive peace march in Swabi

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A Pakhtun peace march was held by political parties in Swabi district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa over the rise in terrorism incidents in the province.

Won’t let Swat spiral back to terrorism, cry protesters

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Thousands of people in Swat have taken to the streets in protest at rising incidents of attacks, demanding the government take meaningful steps to prevent the scenic tourist valley from falling prey to violence again.

Violence rises in Swat Valley again

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Hundreds protest in Swat valley against the rise of violent militancy in the city after a school bus driver was killed and a female student injured on Monday.

No threat of Taliban reemergence, or resurfacing of Abdul Aziz: Rana Sanaullah

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"Nothing is happening at Lal Masjid. Nothing ever happened at Lal Masjid". Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah responds to the reemergence of Taliban in Swat and Maulana Abdul Aziz in Lal Masjid
Rights Watch | 17th August 2022

Rights Watch | 17th August 2022

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Pakistan’s Global Hunger Index ranking low Welthungerhilfe and Concern Worldwide have listed Pakistan amongst the top 25 countries facing food insecurity, however noting some improvement...

Residents in Swat hold protests against Taliban resurgence

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Residents and civil society representatives have held demonstrations in Kabal and Khaza Khela areas to voice their concern at a possible reemergence of Taliban militants in Swat.

Kalam Valley tourists in a fix sans internet

The Kalam Valley may fade into obscurity as the lack of internet access in the region turns away the tourists that drive its economy.

Hadiqa Bashir: Swat girl set to shine on int’l horizon

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September 27th, 2020; By Ahmad Saeed; LAHORE; 18 yr old Hadiqa Bashir has been fighting for girls' rights in the sensitive area of Swat, where she has faced tremendous pressure from radical elements, but still carries on with her work. Because of her work, she has been nominated in the UN 17 Young Leaders for SDGs for the class of 2020.

KP FLOODING: ‘The rains have spared no one’

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September 6th, 2020; By Umar Bacha; SHANGLA: Several areas of northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including, Shangla, Swat, Kohistan, Chitral, Batgram, Torghar, and Buner have seen a lot of damage from heavy rains and urban flooding since last week. According to the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), 50 people have died so far as a result of the flooding.