If you’re in Pakistan this weekend, you shouldn’t rely on your cell phone. The BBC reports:

On Friday, mobile phone services were temporarily blocked in parts of the capital Islamabad, the southern port city of Karachi, and in Quetta in the south-east.

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The authorities said that more areas would be cut off over the weekend – the climax of the holy month of Muharram for Shias.

Read more at The American Interest. By Walter Russell Mead.

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