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.

Pakistan Taliban

Exclusive: Pakistani Taliban down but not out, says ex-spokesman

Ehsanullah Ehsan speaks out for the first time after escaping from Pakistani military custody in January.

Exclusive: Pakistani Taliban down but not out, says ex-spokesman

Coronavirus pandemic

Pakistan daily wagers struggle to survive in coronavirus lockdown

Daily wage workers and poor face hunger as authorities in Pakistan impose lockdown to check the spread of COVID-19.

Pakistan daily wagers struggle to survive in coronavirus lockdown

Coronavirus pandemic

Pakistani doctors decry lack of supplies as lockdown looms

Doctors raise alert over personal protection equipment shortage, as Taftan quarantine camp remains at centre of spread.

Pakistani doctors decry lack of supplies as lockdown looms

Coronavirus pandemic

Pakistan's spike in coronavirus cases raises quarantine concerns

Some of those quarantined after returning from Iran question lack of doctors, hygiene issues at camp.

Pakistan's spike in coronavirus cases raises quarantine concerns

Pakistan

Pakistan calls on Kabul to abide by Taliban prisoner swap deal

Pakistani foreign minister calls on both sides in the conflict to show restraint and come to the negotiating table.

Pakistan calls on Kabul to abide by Taliban prisoner swap deal

Pakistan

Pakistan warns US of 'spoilers' on US-Taliban deal in Afghanistan

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi says Washington must be wary of actors keen on derailing the Afghan peace process.

Pakistan warns US of 'spoilers' on US-Taliban deal in Afghanistan

Pakistan

Pakistan's Imran Khan holds talks with Qatari emir in Doha

Islamabad and Doha sign pact on trade and tourism after Khan met with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

Pakistan's Imran Khan holds talks with Qatari emir in Doha

Kashmir

A constant fear of death in Pakistan-administered Kashmir

Residents of villages near the Line of Control say they are worried for their lives due to India-Pakistan tension.

A constant fear of death in Pakistan-administered Kashmir

Kashmir

Pakistan-administered Kashmir's PM calls for 'military' action

In an exclusive interview with Al Jazeera, Raja Farooq Haider says Pakistan needs to take 'daring steps' against India.

Pakistan-administered Kashmir's PM calls for 'military' action

Pakistan

Sentenced to death for blasphemy: Surviving Pakistan's death row

The story of a man who spent 19 years awaiting execution reveals the power of a false blasphemy claim to destroy a life.

Sentenced to death for blasphemy: Surviving Pakistan's death row

Pakistan

Pakistan confirms escape of ex-Pakistan Taliban spokesman

Interior Minister Ijaz Shah's comments on Monday were the first official acknowledgement of Ehsanullah Ehsan's escape.

Pakistan confirms escape of ex-Pakistan Taliban spokesman

Asia

Pakistan policeman killed in attack targeting polio campaign

At least one policeman killed, two others wounded in the attack that targeted a polio campaign in Dera Ismail Khan.

Pakistan policeman killed in attack targeting polio campaign