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Shamim Shahid

Shamim Shahid
Shahmim Shahid is Peshawar-based senior political and security analyst. He can be reached at shamimpeshawar@gmail.com
NA approves bill to extend SC, PHC's jurisdiction to FATA

KP-Fata merger: Center to amend constitution to increase seats for KP assembly

PESHAWAR—Upon merger of the Federally Administrative Tribal Areas (FATA), strength of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly from 124 could be increased to 147 as Constitutional Amendment...

Un-ceremonial departure of KP govt

PESHAWAR: Amidst Imran Khan’s eyeing on winning coming general elections and getting occupation of top executive slot of the country, his Pakistan Tehrik Insaf...
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Old wine in new bottle—monolosing power through loyal, obedient

In the wake of ongoing artificial political polarization, fueling hostilities and pumping of horse trading, one could easily understand future strategies of effective forces...
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Making PTM ineffective

No doubt that armed forces, especially its affiliated spy agencies have been pushed into trouble by increasing popularity of Pakhtoon Tahafaz Movement (PTM), indigenously...
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Durand Line fencing & Afghan govt opposition

Afghan government initiated talks and contacts with tribal communities to help in opposition to unilateral decision of Pakistan of its fencing

PTI, JI ends coalition in KP

PESHAWAR—Pakistan Tehrik Insaaf and Jamaat Islami announced an end to its around five year long coalition partnership Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly through mutual understanding on...

Violent acts in Kabul an attempt to sabotage Pak-Afghan negotiation process: Afghan consular general

PESHAWAR—Afghanistan Consul General in Peshawar Dr. Muhammad Moeen Marastyal while expressing concern over recently held violent acts in Kabul, Qandahar and Helmand, has termed...

PTI lost majority in KP

Ruling party requires at least 63/124 for formation of government in the province. PTI’s strength was 60 and its coalition JI comprises 7 members. And now in the light of Imran Khan’s decision, coalition government strength reduced to 47.
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PTM vs PTM – a move like of Bengal whereas the rulers made unsuccessful...

Pakistan Zindabad (long live Pakistan) is now followed by Pakistan Tahafuz Movement (PTM) just to resist and flush away the growing influence of indigenously...
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PTM- a move of Pakhtoon renaissance

Despite hectic efforts on the part of government functionaries, the indigenously organized Pakhtoon Tahafuz Tehrik (PTM) succeeded in demonstrating a well attended power show...
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