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

Pakistani police detain Hindu school principal over 'blasphemy'

Police take Hindu man into 'protective custody' after far-right groups attack temple and homes from minority community.

Pakistani police detain Hindu school principal over 'blasphemy'

Kashmir

Pakistan arrests protesters after pro-independence Kashmir rally

At least 22 arrested after demonstrators clashed with police near Tatrinote village in Pakistan-administered Kashmir.

Pakistan arrests protesters after pro-independence Kashmir rally

Kashmir

PM Imran Khan leads Kashmir solidarity rallies in Pakistan

Pakistan's prime minister pledges to raise allegations of rights violations in Kashmir at UN at a rally in Islamabad.

PM Imran Khan leads Kashmir solidarity rallies in Pakistan

Pakistan

'Silenced': Pakistan's journalists decry new era of censorship

Journalists tell Al Jazeera coverage of opposition leaders and civil society dissenters 'banned' by government and army.

'Silenced': Pakistan's journalists decry new era of censorship

Pakistan

Pakistan's Khan calls for international intervention over Kashmir

PM says Pakistan will challenge Indian move to change India-administered Kashmir's status at UN Security Council.

Pakistan's Khan calls for international intervention over Kashmir

Kashmir

Pakistan parliament to convene over Kashmir crisis

Prime Minister Khan due to address session in the capital, as military leadership also meets to discuss Indian move.

Pakistan parliament to convene over Kashmir crisis

Kashmir

Pakistan summons Indian envoy on Kashmir, reaches out to allies

'Pakistan will exercise all possible options to counter the illegal steps,' foreign office says.

Pakistan summons Indian envoy on Kashmir, reaches out to allies

Asia

Pakistan opposition holds 'black day' protests against PM Khan

A year after 2018 elections, thousands of opposition supporters hold rallies across Pakistan against the government.

Pakistan opposition holds 'black day' protests against PM Khan

Asia

Q&A: Was Pakistan PM Imran Khan's visit to the US a success?

Analysts in Washington, Islamabad and New Delhi assess Pakistani PM Imran Khan's visit to the United States.

Q&A: Was Pakistan PM Imran Khan's visit to the US a success?

Pakistan

Pakistan's Khan to meet Trump with Afghan peace on agenda

Pakistani and US leaders to discuss peace in Afghanistan, defence, energy and trade ties in talks at the White House.

Pakistan's Khan to meet Trump with Afghan peace on agenda

Asia

Several killed in twin attacks in Pakistan's Dera Ismail Khan

Gunmen first attack police post and suicide bomber later detonates explosives in northwestern town of Dera Ismail Khan.

Several killed in twin attacks in Pakistan's Dera Ismail Khan

Pakistan

Historic election held in Pakistan's former tribal districts

Millions were expected to vote in elections for the first time since Pakistani constitution was extended to region.

Historic election held in Pakistan's former tribal districts