Parachinar

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  • Ishtiyaq Hussain Toori 2018-04-22 09:27

    By Ishtiyaq Hussain Toori

    Shias of Parachinar – victims of Takfiri terrorism and govt apathy

    Nestled high in a remote, mountainous region of Pakistan, not many people would have heard of Parachinar – described widely as the ‘heaven on earth’ for its scenic landscape. During the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan in 1970s, it was used by Americans and Saudis as training ground for militias fighting the Soviets. The same militias later gave birth to the Taliban.

  • pakistan 2017-01-21 20:56

    Iran condemns terrorist blast in Pakistan’s Parachinar

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi condemned on Saturday a terrorist blast in Parachinar, a city in northwestern Pakistan.