Asad Hashim

Asad Hashim

Asad Hashim is an online correspondent with Al Jazeera English based in Islamabad. He has covered stories in South Asia and the Middle East, and reports on extremism, security, politics and human rights, primarily focusing on Pakistan.

Asia

Pakistan court grants bail to far-right TLP leaders

Two leaders of far-right party, who led protests against acquittal of a Christian woman, released by Lahore High Court.

Pakistan court grants bail to far-right TLP leaders

Pakistan

Deadly bomb attack targets policemen in Pakistan's Quetta

Several wounded as bomb targets police vehicles outside a mosque in the third attack in Balochistan in three days.

Deadly bomb attack targets policemen in Pakistan's Quetta

Pakistan

Pakistan finalises $6bn IMF bailout package

Pakistan will receive funds over 39 months, as structural reform planned to stabilise deficits and reorient economy.

Pakistan finalises $6bn IMF bailout package

Pakistan

Pakistan military says five killed in hotel attack in Gwadar

Three attackers storm Pearl Continental Hotel in port city, planting bombs and disabling cameras before being killed.

Pakistan military says five killed in hotel attack in Gwadar

Pakistan

Gunmen attack hotel in Pakistan's Gwadar, kill five people

Pakistan's military says three attackers storm Pearl Continental Hotel in port city, killing at least five people.

Gunmen attack hotel in Pakistan's Gwadar, kill five people

Pakistan

Pakistan: Five dead as Baloch separatist gunmen attack coal mine

Two miners, two security personnel and a driver were among the dead after attackers stormed a coal mine in Harnai.

Pakistan: Five dead as Baloch separatist gunmen attack coal mine

Pakistan

Pakistan: Blast near major Sufi shrine in Lahore kills 10

Explosion outside the Data Darbar shrine kills at least 10 people and wounds many more, officials say.

Pakistan: Blast near major Sufi shrine in Lahore kills 10

Asia

Aasia Bibi: Christian acquitted of blasphemy leaves Pakistan

Held in protective custody since her acquittal after eight years on death row, Bibi leaves citing threats to her life.

Aasia Bibi: Christian acquitted of blasphemy leaves Pakistan

Asia

'India shelling' kills two in Pakistan-administered Kashmir

Pakistan's army says at least 16 civilians have been killed by Indian gunfire across Line of Control this year.

'India shelling' kills two in Pakistan-administered Kashmir

Kashmir

Profile: What is Jaish-e-Muhammad?

Pakistan-based armed group headed by Masood Azhar has been implicated in a series of suicide attacks in Kashmir.

Profile: What is Jaish-e-Muhammad?

Human Rights

Pakistan military warns Pashtun rights group its 'time is up'

Army says Pashtun Tahafuz Movement is funded by India's Research and Analysis Wing and the Afghan intelligence agency.

Pakistan military warns Pashtun rights group its 'time is up'

Asia

Gunmen kill polio vaccinator in southwestern Pakistan

Attack on vaccination team raises toll in similar attacks since 2012 to at least 95, according to an Al Jazeera tally.

Gunmen kill polio vaccinator in southwestern Pakistan