Posts tagged as: South Waziristan

PTI’s peace-march only for media projection: Fazlur Rehman

Jamiat Ulama-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Ameer Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Monday said that some people were desirous of media projection under the guise of patriotism. He said, “The people of Pakistan think of me as a representative of Islam and Pakistan, while they label Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan as an agent of the Jews and […]

Imran Khan slams Fazlur Rehman for creating hurdles in peace-march

Slamming Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has said they created hurdles for his peace march but ultimately failed to do so. Addressing a press conference, the cricketer-turned-politician expressed content over his party’s peace rally which tried to march into Waziristan to protest against US drone strikes. He said that turning back from […]

Imran Khan terms mission accomplished despite rally falls short of destination

Although the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) peach march failed to enter South Waziristan, Imran Khan claimed accomplishment of his mission while addressing a rally against US drone attacks in Tank. After the security forces denied permission to Imran Khan’s peace-rally, he addressed the participants in Tank. Khan and his followers had bypassed road blocks to reach […]

Punjabi Taliban warn Imran Khan for severe consequences

As the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) really begins its journey towards South Waziristan, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan’s (TTP) Punjab faction has said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf peace-rally is forcing them to take strict actions. A statement issued by the TTP Punjab warned the participants of the peace-march to not endorse the rally, adding that they will have […]

PTI’s peace-rally starts its journey towards South Waziristan

A caravan comprises hundreds of vehicles departed from Islamabad under the leadership of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan in the anti-drone march rallying toward South Waziristan. While speaking to the media on his departure, the cricketer-turned-politician said the people of South Waziristan would provide security to the peace-march. He observed, “I am leading the […]

TTP denies offering security to Westernized Imran Khan’s rally

Terming PTI Chairman Imran Khan a westernized and secular man, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) denied offering security to a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) peace-march to South Waziristan. TTP spokesman Ihsanullah Ihsan issued a statement saying that the TTP was an ideological organization based on fundamentals of Islam and performed all activities in accordance with the teachings […]

Imran Khan invites people to join his peace-march

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday said that neither army nor the Taliban are against his Waziristan March but the government is opposing it, inviting the people to join his peace-march. Addressing a press conference, the cricketer-turned-politician said people from abroad were coming to take part in the rally. Reiterating his claim that […]

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA cautions Imran Khan about peace-march

With every passing day, the scheduled peace-march of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) towards South Waziristan faces growing concerns and security threats. Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Barrister Masood Kousar warned the PTI about peace-rally, saying that Imran Khan lives in dreams. Speaking to a private TV channel, he said army had restored peace in South Waziristan with […]

Imran Khan vows to lead South Waziristan peace-march

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said that he would lead a rally against US drone attacks towards South Waziristan despite a denial from the local administration. While speaking to a private TV channel, the cricketer-turned-politician said that tribal people will not only be alongside the state but will also provide solution to militancy […]

Administration refuses Imran Khan for Waziristan rally

Citing security reasons, the administration of South Waziristan Agency has refused to permit the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to lead a peace-march in Kotkai area of the conflict-hit region. Quoting an official said, “Neither the condition in Waziristan is favourable nor the political administration has the capacity to provide security to about 100,000 participants of […]

Government opposing peace-march to South Waziristan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has claimed that the government was opposing peace-march to South Waziristan, adding that people who do not want peace-march towards the war-torn area are against peace rally. While addressing a press conference along with western delegates, the cricketer-turned-politician claimed nobody including Taliban opposed his party’s peace-march except the rulers. […]

Militants killed nine soldiers in South Waziristan

In yet another severe cross border assault, Taliban insurgents on Wednesday attacked a Pakistani military post near the Afghan border, killing at least nine soldiers. Although the military killed ten insurgents in retaliation, it was a reminder of a threat posed by assailants. According to the reports, over twenty Taliban insurgents have attacked security check […]


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