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 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

Pakistan

As MBS arrives, Pakistan seals Saudi ties with $20bn in deals

Saudi crown prince welcomed by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on first stop of three-country Asian tour.

As MBS arrives, Pakistan seals Saudi ties with $20bn in deals

Pakistan

Saudi Crown Prince MBS to visit Pakistan for investment deals

Originally scheduled for Saturday, Prince Mohammed's arrival in Islamabad has been delayed by a day.

Saudi Crown Prince MBS to visit Pakistan for investment deals

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?

Asia

Pakistan releases leading Pashtun activist a day after arrest

Gulalai Ismail of Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement freed after 24-hour detention, while 17 others remain under arrest.

Pakistan releases leading Pashtun activist a day after arrest

Pakistan

Darra Adam Khel: Pakistan's dying gun bazaar

Tribal areas will have laws extended to them for the first time, but lack of clarity around process has many worried.

Darra Adam Khel: Pakistan's dying gun bazaar

Pakistan

Pashtun rights activist Alamzeb Mehsud arrested in Pakistan

Court orders Mehsud be kept in police custody for four days for rioting and inciting hatred at a Karachi rally.

Pashtun rights activist Alamzeb Mehsud arrested in Pakistan

Asia

US envoy due in Islamabad as Afghan peace talks falter

Zalmay Khalilzad likely to meet Pakistani officials as Afghan Taliban threaten to quit talks to end the 17-year war.

US envoy due in Islamabad as Afghan peace talks falter

Pakistan

British Airways to resume flights to Pakistan after a decade

UK airline cites improving security situation, a decade after it suspended flights following an attack in Islamabad.

British Airways to resume flights to Pakistan after a decade

Pakistan

In Pakistan, wounds of Peshawar school attack reopen each winter

More than 148 people, most of them children, were killed making it the second deadliest attack in Pakistan.

In Pakistan, wounds of Peshawar school attack reopen each winter

Pakistan

Pakistan and India break ground on visa-free Kartarpur corridor

Amid tense bilateral ties, South Asian neighbours agree to provide a visa-free corridor for Sikh pilgrims.

Pakistan and India break ground on visa-free Kartarpur corridor

Asia

Pakistan: Deadly blast hits market in Orakzai district

At least 26 killed and 55 wounded in blast that hit a busy market in a remote town in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Pakistan: Deadly blast hits market in Orakzai district