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Abid Boxer: A hanging sword on Shahbaz Sharif

The caretaker federal government told the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday that notorious 'encounter specialist' Abid Boxer has been in the custody of Pakistani authorities since February this year. Earlier this year, reports surfaced that Boxer ─ a former police officer wanted in over a dozen cases of murder, attempted murder, land-grabbing and others in Punjab ─ had been arrested in February in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in connection with a fraud case and brought back to Pakistan with the help of Interpol. In March, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and Punjab Police, however, ...
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Dawn's CEO Hameed Haroon admits Dawn leaks issue was an international agenda

Hameed Haroon of Dawn gets an epic shaming by Stephen Sackur of HardTalk BBC. When he is put on the spot for making the job of the armed forces of Pakistan controversial ...
  1 days ago

Pakistani police open criminal cases against 17,000 members of ex-premier's party

  Pakistani police have opened criminal cases against nearly 17,000 members of the former ruling party of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, the Pakistan Muslim ...
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Silence on recent bloodbath shows that 'mainstreaming' of radicalised outfits is a doomed plan

If there were any doubts that Pakistan still remains vulnerable to terrorism, the past week has put an end to them. Three separate attacks in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan ...
  3 days ago

Political campaign under threat: Who is the next target of terrorists?

National Coun­ter Terrorism Authority (Nacta) chief Dr Suleman Ahmad on Saturday informed the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) that there were serious security threats ...
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Refurbished face of Pakistan’s far right

The year 2017 saw the rise of renewed and revitalised far-right political parties in Pakistan. The ultra-conservative made news headlines after a far-right candidate garnered 7,000 votes in a by-election in Lahore, raising alarm in political circles across the country. Pakistan Today spoke to representatives of the three parties that have stood out; the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) led by firebrand cleric Khadim Hussain Rizvi, the Milli Muslim League (MML), which is the political face of Hafiz Saeed’s Jamaatud Dawa and the Ahl-e-Sunnat-Wal-Jamaat (ASWJ) led by hardliner Sunni cleric ...
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Iran, Pakistan to jointly produce defense equipment: Top general

Iran’s top military commander has emphasized the importance of enhancing defense relations with Pakistan, saying the two neighbors are seeking to jointly manufacture defense equipment. Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad ...
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Could Sharif buy flats fairly in early 90s?

The net profits admitted in the JIT report and taxes deposited into the national kitty by the Sharif family businesses in early nineties raise a serious question about the basic ground taken by the accountability court in its July 6 verdict that Nawaz Sharif couldn’t ...
  24 hours ago

Sleeping with extremists: ASWJ announces support to ex-PM Abbasi for July 25 elections

  Islamabad chapter of the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) has announced to support former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in the general elections, scheduled for July 25. Abbasi is contesting for a National Assembly seat ...
  21 hours ago

Why is Qadri boycotting 2018 elections – Ideology or ground reality?

Ever since its inception in 1947, Pakistan has suffered a great deal at the hands of the flawed electoral system, which allow few families to make their way to parliament and deprive the mass majority of their fundamental rights.   This group of elites is the actual beneficiary of the system and hence protects the system from any possible transformation or reforms. This symbiosis of the elites and the electoral system is the most damaging relation of concern. Adding to the root causes, despite being naturally enriched with enormous resources, Pakistan remained unsuccessful to capitalize ...
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Yemeni forces fire drone, hit Aramco refinery in Saudi capital

Yemeni army, backed by fighters from allied Popular Committees, has attacked a refinery of the Saudi oil company Aramco in the capital Riyadh using a new drone unveiled on Wednesday, with the kingdom confirming a fire at the plant. "Our drone air forces have targeted ...
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Egypt gives Hamas ultimatum to stop flying kites into Israel

Egyptian Authorities have given Hamas an ultimatum to stop Gazans flying kites and balloons into Israel, Israeli news website Ynet News reported, Tuesday. “Egypt has warned Hamas to curtail the launching of incendiary balloons and kites into Israeli territory within ...
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35k families displaced by Saudi attacks on Hudaydah: UN

Saudi Arabia's ground and air attacks on Yemen's Hudaydah have displaced some 35,000 families so far, says the UN. “As of 13 July, approximately 35,000 displaced households have been verified, and 20,000 of them have received RRM assistance,” said the UN Office for ...
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Europe's choice over Iran: uphold values or lose credibility

In a memo published in Euronews under title 'Europe's choice over Iran: uphold its values or surrender credibility', Seadat said the Iran deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is an strategic agreement intended to establish peace in the Middle East and at international level. In order to save the deal, Europe and other parties to the deal should take timely and united actions, the Iranian ambassador said, adding the fruition of years of intense multilateral diplomacy is now on critical life support and without effective and timely intervention, the JCPOA will simply ...
  1 months ago

Human trafficking, the most recent American reports against Iran

We reject this spiteful, biased, and political report that, using unreliable sources and information, has made groundless and unrealistic accusations of human trafficking against some countries, including the Islamic Republic of Iran,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram ...
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Iran to kick off new centrifuge production Wed. in Natanz

Ali Akbar Salehi, the Head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization, said on Tuesday that Iran will start manufacturing new centrifuges in Natanz on 6 June, following the Leader's directives. “We cannot abide by the JCPOA and at the same time bear the brunt of US sanctions,” ...
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IRNA : The future of Chabahar Port

India is central to this port project as it remains keen on opening a trade route to Afghanistan and Central Asia, as part of an agreement signed between India and Iran in May 2016. India is to equip and operate two berths in Chabahar Port Phase-I with a capital investment ...
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Beheading increases 70% in Saudi Arabia

Happilac Paints Launches Wipeout Illiteracy Campaign for the Underprivileged

One person displaced in every two seconds in 2017: UNHCR

A surprise visit: Netanyahu meets Jordan's King Abdullah II

Kabul library bus drives Afghan children to read

Battling depression in educational institutes

What is up the sleeve of military establishment? – by Peja Mistry

Dear “anti establishment” Patwaris, mran Khan’s Jalsa in Lahore was massive

India to buy Israeli anti-tank missiles

Emirati prince approaches rival Qataris, seeks political asylum: Report

US closely monitoring Iranian forces in Persian Gulf: Navy chief

Ex-CIA chief blasts Trump as hypocrite

'World War 3' Google Searches Spike After Syria Strike

US Choppers Caught Evacuating ISIS Terrorists according to Syrian news agency

Philippines may become ISIS' next caliphate

Israeli prime minister Netanyahu rushed to hospital

US charges 9 Iranians of hacking universities, businesses

China’s Silk Road fires up Iran’s rail revolution

Saudi Arabia beheads Indonesian migrant worker

Israel owns and operates foreign policy of US: Journalist

‘US to open talks with Saudis on lucrative nuclear deal’

Israeli Police to Recommend Indicting Netanyahu

' Bahraini Royal visits Israel, Due in knesset

Hezbollah vows to defend Lebanon’s oil, gas against Israel

UK goes crazy, says Russia is planning mass murder

Peace proposal by US, Saudi Arabia ‘not even worth the ink’: Syria

UAE paid US firm to spread negative information about Qatar – NBC News

North Korean logistical delegation arrives in Seoul

US new strategy seeks to create complex situation for Iran: Defense minister

US ‘policy of Armageddon’ means nuclear attack even against non-nuclear states

Anti-Trump demonstrators march in Swiss capital

Yemen's Displaced Families Escape Death from Saudi War to Makeshift Camps

Protests hit Tunisia for 3rd night as PM warns of clampdown

Israeli regime can’t help terrorists in Syria with attacks: Damascus

Audio leaked of Netanyahu’s son bragging about dad’s shady gas deal outside strip club

Israel PM wants UNRWA closed amid US aid cut threat

US freezes $125 million in funding to Palestinian refugees: Report

North Korea agrees to high-level talks: South

The unwanted confession of Reuters to the connection of riots in Iran with the Zionist regime

Trump boasts of bigger 'nuclear button' than Kim Jong-un's

Nearly two dozen civilians killed in new Saudi airstrikes in Yemen

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