Ismail Sheikh


Afzal Kohistani and the deathless video jirga

Are parallel justice systems in Pakistan so powerful that they can challenge and thwart the writ of the State?

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Great eggspectation?

Can PM Imran Khan save the economy with chickens and eggs?

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Pakistan Army’s highest rescue at Latok-1’s North Ridge, the climber’s kryptonite

Latok-1 is probably one of the hardest 7,000m peaks to summit and has always attracted top mountaineers from all around the world. But it is the Latok-1’s unconquered North Ridge which is considered a Holy Grail among climbers. Jim Donini, Michael Kennedy, Jeff Lowe and George Lowe were the first ones to attempt to climb…

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The boy on the ambulance: ‘Bilour lives, Bilour still lives’

It’s 10:45pm on July 10, 2018 and the stage is set at Yakatoot Rahimabad for ANP leader Haroon Bilour to address a corner meeting. A black SUV arrives. He’s here, dressed in a light shalwar kameez and the red hat that is the party symbol. Haroon is here to campaign for his party, something they…

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US issues travel advisory for Pakistan over drug-resistant Typhoid outbreak

The XDR strain of Salmonella Typhi is resistant to most antibiotics used to treat typhoid fever

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Why was Shah Hussain acquitted in Khadija stabbing case?

  Pakistanis have reacted badly to the acquittal of law student Shah Hussain convicted for stabbing his class fellow, Khadija Siddiqi. He was serving a five-year sentence when the news came from the Lahore High Court on Monday. Talking to SAMAA Digital, Khadija’s lawyer Hassaan Niazi said that the court probably released Hussain as his…

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