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General Qamar Javed Bajwa: Pakistan’s Democratic General
November 15, 2022

General Qamar Javed Bajwa: Pakistan’s Democratic General

By Umair Jamal
Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff sought to ensure that the military confined itself to the role defined for it under the constitution.

Pakistan’s ex-PM Khan in Stable Condition After Shooting
November 04, 2022

Pakistan’s ex-PM Khan in Stable Condition After Shooting

By Munir Ahmed and Riazat Butt
One of Khan's supporters was killed and 13 others, including two lawmakers, were wounded in the attack.
Pakistan’s Chief Problem
November 01, 2022

Pakistan’s Chief Problem

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The entirety of Pakistan’s politics, including its conflicts and paradoxes, is wrapped up in the question of who the next chief of army staff will be.

Pakistan’s Imran Khan, Supporters Start March to Islamabad
October 28, 2022

Pakistan’s Imran Khan, Supporters Start March to Islamabad

By Babar Dogar
The former prime minister is ramping up the pressure on the government that replaced him, demanding early elections.

Pakistan’s Election Commission Disqualifies Ex-PM Imran Khan
October 21, 2022

Pakistan’s Election Commission Disqualifies Ex-PM Imran Khan

By Munir Ahmed
Khan will lose his National Assembly seat and has been disallowed from holding public office for five years.

Imran Khan Sweeps By-Elections in Pakistan
October 18, 2022

Imran Khan Sweeps By-Elections in Pakistan

By Umair Jamal
But Khan is on a road to nowhere as his push for early general elections is unlikely to materialize and winning power remains a distant dream.

Why Is Imran Khan Politicking While Floods Devastate Pakistan?
September 08, 2022

Why Is Imran Khan Politicking While Floods Devastate Pakistan?

By Umair Jamal
The former PM does not want to weaken the momentum his campaign has built up against his political foes.
Rallies Show Pakistan’s ex-Prime Minister Khan Remains Political Force
September 07, 2022

Rallies Show Pakistan’s ex-Prime Minister Khan Remains Political Force

By Munir Ahmed
"I will soon give you a call for a march on Islamabad," Khan told a cheering crowd this week in Peshawar, then asked: "Are you ready for it?"

Imran Khan Pushing Hard for Early Elections
August 29, 2022

Imran Khan Pushing Hard for Early Elections

By Umair Jamal
Pakistan’s former PM is confident that free and fair polls would bring him back to power.

Is This the End for Pakistan’s Sharif Political Dynasty?
August 27, 2022

Is This the End for Pakistan’s Sharif Political Dynasty?

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The Sharif family’s political fate hinges on whether they can overcome a split between backers of brothers Nawaz and Shehbaz – and convince supporters their alignment with the military is not a betrayal.

Pakistan Court Summons Ex-PM Khan in Contempt Case Next Week
August 24, 2022

Pakistan Court Summons Ex-PM Khan in Contempt Case Next Week

By Munir Ahmed
A conviction against Khan, who is to appear before the Islamabad High Court on August 31, would mean disqualification from politics for life.
Is Pakistan the Next Sri Lanka?
July 23, 2022

Is Pakistan the Next Sri Lanka?

By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
Pakistan’s own economic crisis has sparked worried comparisons to the disaster unfolding in nearby Sri Lanka.

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