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

UN Security Council to vote on Jaish-e-Muhammad chief sanctions

Security Council to decide whether to designate Masood Azhar as 'terrorist' following suicide bombing in Kashmir.

UN Security Council to vote on Jaish-e-Muhammad chief sanctions

Pakistan

Pakistan arrests scores in fresh crackdown on armed groups

Ministry of Interior says 44 members of banned organisations arrested, including relatives of JeM chief Masood Azhar.

Pakistan arrests scores in fresh crackdown on armed groups

Pakistan

Pakistan to freeze assets of UN-sanctioned armed groups

New regulation formalises process for seizure of assets of any armed group or individual, including Jaish-e-Muhammad.

Pakistan to freeze assets of UN-sanctioned armed groups

Kashmir

In Pakistan-administered Kashmir, a shrinking pro-freedom space

Politics in 'Azad Jammu and Kashmir' dominated by Pakistani national parties as pro-freedom voices struggle to be heard.

In Pakistan-administered Kashmir, a shrinking pro-freedom space

Kashmir

Explainer: Who are Kashmir's armed groups?

Al Jazeera explains the major groups that are involved in the armed movement for Kashmiri self-determination.

Explainer: Who are Kashmir's armed groups?

War & Conflict

Timeline: India-Pakistan relations

A timeline of the rocky relationship between the two nuclear-armed South Asian neighbours.

Timeline: India-Pakistan relations

Pakistan

At raid site, no casualties and a mysterious school

Indian bombing inside Pakistani territory appears to have struck a mostly uninhabited forest and a farmer's wheat field.

At raid site, no casualties and a mysterious school

Asia

Pakistan shoots down two Indian fighter jets: Military

Pakistan military claims that they shot down two Indian aircraft inside Pakistani airspace and captured two pilots.

Pakistan shoots down two Indian fighter jets: Military

Asia

Pakistan says 'will respond' to Indian air raids on its territory

India claims to have destroyed a 'Jaish-e-Mohammed camp' while Pakistan says munitions struck uninhabited countryside.

Pakistan says 'will respond' to Indian air raids on its territory

Asia

India bombs targets inside Pakistan

India foreign secretary says jets hit Jaish-e-Mohammed camp in Pakistan, but Islamabad denies casualties in air raids.

India bombs targets inside Pakistan

Kashmir

Fear, anxiety in Pakistan-administered Kashmir as tension peaks

Residents along the Line of Control caught in the web of fever-pitch tensions between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan.

Fear, anxiety in Pakistan-administered Kashmir as tension peaks

Asia

Pakistan honours Saudi crown prince with highest civilian award

President Arif Alvi awards Mohammed bin Salman the Nishan-e-Pakistan a day after $20bn investment deals were signed.

Pakistan honours Saudi crown prince with highest civilian award