Kashmir is a disputed territory located between India and Pakistan.
The mountainous region has long been a source of conflict between the two countries, even before they won independence from British rule in 1947. Kashmir has an estimated 16 million inhabitants. Recent DW content with "Kashmir" as a keyword will appear on this page.
Iran has warned it would target militant hideouts inside Pakistan if Islamabad doesn't act against Sunni jihadists. Pakistan's other two neighbors - Afghanistan and India - also accuse Islamabad of backing terrorists.
The Indian government was forced to postpone by-elections in Kashmir due to violent protests. Clashes between protesters and security forces have continued for months, with experts pointing to a new resistance movement.