The Washington Post: Pakistan Taliban claim killing secular politician, 20 others

Pakistani residents bury a blast victim, killed in a suicide bombing at an election rally, during their funeral in Peshawar on July 11, 2018. (AFP)
Updated 11 July 2018
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The Washington Post: Pakistan Taliban claim killing secular politician, 20 others

July 11: The Washington Post states that the Pakistani Taliban have claimed responsibility for an overnight bombing at an election rally that killed a secular politician and 20 others in the country’s northwestern. Mohammad Khurasani, a spokesman for the Pakistani Taliban, says in a statement Wednesday they targeted Awami National Party’s rally, killing Haroon Ahmed Bilour, a candidate for a seat in the provincial legislature in Peshawar.

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The Wall Street Journal: Pakistan Turns to Gulf Countries to Keep Economy Afloat

Updated 23 January 2019
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The Wall Street Journal: Pakistan Turns to Gulf Countries to Keep Economy Afloat

January 22 – The Wall Street Journal report by Saeed Shah states that Prime Minister Imran Khan has opened a new chapter in Pakistan’s long history of using its strategic position to win foreign support – this time turning to Arab Gulf Nations to help keep the economy afloat.

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