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BOOK REVIEW: The Call for Transnational Jihad

By Malik Siraj Akbar The American government and the public had very limited understanding of Islamist extremist groups and their global jihadist ambitions…

Sardar Khair Bakhsh Marri

Sardar Khair Bakhsh Marri

By Ashraf Jehangir Qazi Khair Bakhsh Marri is no more. He was my brother-in-law. I did not always share his political views. But…

Pakistan: The “Last Chance” for Girls’ Education

Pakistan: The “Last Chance” for Girls’ Education

By Malik Siraj Akbar  A religious extremist group that is determined to prevent girls from going to schoolin Pakistan’s Balochistan province left a bizarre…

Abduction of Activist Zahid Baloch Highlights Balochistan Plight

Abduction of Activist Zahid Baloch Highlights Balochistan Plight

Pakistani activist and Baloch nationalist Zahid Baloch was abducted earlier this year and his whereabouts remain unknown. The BBC’s Shahzeb Jillani, who interviewed…

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From Dawn  QUETTA: Amidst grief and sorrow, the elderly Baloch nationalist ideologue, Nawab Khair Bakhsh Marri was laid to rest in Quetta on Thursday. Nawab Marri’s funeral prayer…

The Baloch Hal News KARACHI: The veteran Baloch nationalist leader Nawab Khair Baksh Marri passed away on Tuesday. He was 86. Mr. Marri was considered as the greatest inspiration…

By Malik Siraj Akbar  A religious extremist group that is determined to prevent girls from going to schoolin Pakistan’s Balochistan province left a bizarre warning on Tuesday outside a…

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The War Against Girls’ Education in Pakistan

The War Against Girls’ Education in Pakistan

By Malik Siraj Akbar Throughout the years of turmoil and instability in Pakistan, the education sector has remained a central target of all parties engaged in…

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An Outside Insider

An Outside Insider

By Naeema Saeed Pakistani news channels are working 24/7. They are reporting on all the issues in which public is interested and in their hassle, they overlook the…

I Wish to See a Secular Balochistan

I Wish to See a Secular Balochistan

Interviewed by Roshan Ghimire Fate may have moved Malik Siraj Akbar from the bucolic terrain of Balochistan to the beltways of Washington D.C, but Akbar’s fight for Balochistan continues even though…

“I Have Lost My Health, Not My Courage”

“I Have Lost My Health, Not My Courage”

By Yousaf Ajab Baloch In Baloch society where women rarely play a role in public life, Farzana Majeed has bucked the trend. She has emerged as a symbol…