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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

Pakistan's army chief wants a negotiated end to Islamabad rally - @AP

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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

Pakistani cleric tells protesters camped outside parliament not to allow anyone in or out of assembly - @Reuters

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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

Pakistan anti-government protesters reach parliament in Islamabad in bid to force PM to resign, @Reuters witness reports

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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

Pakistan opposition head Imran Khan says he has given PM Nawaz Sharif until Wednesday evening to resign - @dawn_com

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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

Pakistan anti-government protest led by crane, which is removing shipping containers stacked 2-stories high; positioned there earlier to block access to 'Red Zone' - @timcraigpost

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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

Photo: Thousands of anti-government protesters are nearing Pakistan parliament - @timcraigpost

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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

Update: Pakistan opposition party activists have used a crane to remove the containers blocking their path to Islamabad's 'Red Zone' and live TV footage shows them on the move - @AFP

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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

TV footage of the rallies in Islamabad show anti-government protesters reportedly entering the 'Red Zone' with ease despite troops - @dawn_com

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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

Photo: Anti-government protestors move toward the 'Red Zone' in Islamabad, Pakistan, in a bid to push containers guarding the area out of the way - @dawn_com

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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

2 Pakistani security officials say a total of 700 troops have been deployed to guard the 'Red Zone' in Islamabad - @AP

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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

Update: Pakistan deploys soldiers to protect the seat of the country's government in Islamabad ahead of planned march by thousands of anti-government protesters; 1st military deployment in the capital under civilian leadership - @AP

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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

Pakistan's Interior Minister says soldiers will guard the country's parliament and the capital's so-called 'Red Zone' ahead of a planned mass anti-government rally - @AP

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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

Pakistan cleric Tahirul Qadri says his supporters will march on parliament at same time as opposition leader - @Reuters

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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

Pakistan arrests 147 in Punjab towns as protests in capital Islamabad continue - @Reuters

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India

India cancels talks with Pakistan over tea invitation to Kashmiri separatists - @WashingtonPost

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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

Pakistan's opposition leader Imran Khan says he will lead demonstrations on Tuesday in Islamabad's central 'red zone' - @Reuters

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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

Photo: Opposition crowds gather in Pakistan's capital to demonstrate against PM Nawaz Sharif - @ShireenMazari1

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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

20,000 anti-government protesters flooded the center of Pakistan's capital; vow to stay on streets until PM Nawaz Sharif resigns - @ibnlive

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al-Qaida

Al-Qaida posts message telling family of American hostage Warren Weinstein to press for exchange of prisoners held by US - @Reuters

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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

Photo: Pakistani opposition politician Imran Khan urges Tehreek-e-Insaf supporters in Gujranwala to remain calm after clashes - @PTIofficial

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