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

Mike Pompeo: US diplomats 'treated badly' in Pakistan

The remarks from US secretary of state come as relations between the two erstwhile allies have continued to deteriorate.

Mike Pompeo: US diplomats 'treated badly' in Pakistan

Asia

Pakistan parliament passes landmark tribal areas reform

Constitutional amendment will lead to merger of northwestern tribal areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Pakistan parliament passes landmark tribal areas reform

Pakistan

At least 60 dead as Pakistan's Karachi sizzles in heatwave

Death toll expected to climb, officials say, as heatwave coincides with Ramadan and electricity cuts.

At least 60 dead as Pakistan's Karachi sizzles in heatwave

Pakistan

Pakistan's ex-PM Nawaz Sharif slammed for Mumbai attack comments

Former prime minister faces criticism for saying non-state actors from Pakistan were behind 2008 attacks in Indian city.

Pakistan's ex-PM Nawaz Sharif slammed for Mumbai attack comments

Asia

Thousands rally in Pakistan's Karachi for Pashtun rights

At the rally held by a rights group, thousands of protesters called for an end to abuses by the country's military.

Thousands rally in Pakistan's Karachi for Pashtun rights

Pakistan

Pakistan passes landmark transgender rights law

Activists laud move by Pakistan's parliament as new law accords transgender citizens right to self-identify.

Pakistan passes landmark transgender rights law

Asia

Shooter of Pakistan's Ahsan Iqbal linked to Tehreek-e-Labbaik

Suspect arrested for assassination attempt on Pakistan's interior minister says he belongs to far-right religious group.

Shooter of Pakistan's Ahsan Iqbal linked to Tehreek-e-Labbaik

Asia

Pakistan Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal shot at election rally

Ahsan Iqbal 'out of danger' after being shot in the shoulder at political gathering in Narowal district, officials say.

Pakistan Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal shot at election rally

Pakistan

No prisoner swap for bin Laden hunt doctor, says Pakistan

Foreign ministry rules out possibility of deal with US after speculation following Shakil Afridi's prison transfer.

No prisoner swap for bin Laden hunt doctor, says Pakistan

Pakistan

Pakistan: Hazara Shia Muslims end protest in Quetta over killings

Hazara Shia Muslims end protest over targeted killings in Pakistani city of Quetta, activists say.

Pakistan: Hazara Shia Muslims end protest in Quetta over killings

Pakistan

Pakistan's minorities in crosshairs of latest violence in Quetta

Shia Hazaras and Christians have fallen victim to targeted killings and bombings in the city of Quetta.

Pakistan's minorities in crosshairs of latest violence in Quetta

Pakistan

Pakistan foreign minister disqualified from parliament

Islamabad High Court dismisses Khwaja Muhammad Asif for making omissions on a parliamentary wealth declaration.

Pakistan foreign minister disqualified from parliament