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Can Islamabad protests lead into Military take over?

  Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Monday announced an extension granted by the Islamabad High Court (IHC) in the deadline for religious parties to end their sit-in at Islamabad's Faizabad Interchange.   Daily life in the capital has been disrupted for nearly two weeks by protesters belonging to religious parties — including the Tehreek-i-Khatm-i-Nabuwwat, Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLY) and the Sunni Tehreek Pakistan (ST) — who are calling for the sacking of Law Minister Zahid Hamid and strict action against those behind the amendment to the Khatm-i-Nabuwwat oath in ...
  9 hours ago

Afghanistan opium cultivation: A bigger threat than ISIS to Pakistan and Iran

  A report by the United Nation’s Office on Drug Crime (UNODC) has found that the area used to cultivate opium in Afghanistan has increased by 63 percent since ...
  7 hours ago

Is Shahbaz Sharif deliberately weakening PML-N?

 The alleged internal rift in the PML-N may be to blame for the chaotic situation caused by protests in Islamabad, as Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, long before ...
  2 days ago

Free Balochistan posters: A new game plan against CPEC

  Transport for London (TfL) has removed posters with the messages “Free Balochistan: save the Baloch people” from London buses. It is the second time in as many ...
  3 days ago

Pakistan, US trade blame over cross-border terrorism

  Top Pakistani and US military commanders blamed each other on Thursday for not doing enough to stop cross-border terrorism. The two-day visit of United States ...
  4 days ago

Why Nawaz Sharif is hesitant to remove Ishaq Dar?

   Amid reports of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar’s resignation circulating in the federal capital, credible PML-N sources have denied that party’s financial guru is quitting.   Sources confided to Geo News that Dar still is the finance minister and there are several options available to him. There’s no resignation at this stage, they added.   Earlier, media has reported Ishaq Dar has resigned from the ministry and a committee has been constituted to look after economic affairs of the country.   The PML-N government was under pressure from the opposition parties ...
  9 hours ago

Imran Khan paves way for father of Deobandi Taliban to his new Pakistan

  Politics is in fact art of possibilities for all political parties across Pakistan where liberal Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and the pro-Taliban Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Sami (JUI-S) have agreed to formulate a “joint strategy” for the next general elections.    It ...
  4 hours ago

Rana Sanaullah blames Intelligence Agencies for Shirazi kidnapping

  Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah has said that no law enforcement agency working under Punjab government was involved in kidnapping of MWM leader Nasir Shirazi.     Speaking at Tonight with Fareeha Idrees on Abb Takk TV channel, Rana Sanaullah said ...
  4 hours ago

Interior Minister gets 48 hours to evict defiant Islamabad protesters

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Monday renewed hopes for a successful negotiation with protesters camped out at Faizabad Interchange after pleading Islamabad High Court (IHC) for more time to implement the court orders.  Talking to press after court proceedings, ...
  1 days ago

While Saudi Arabia discusses Iran and Hezbollah in Cairo, its plans for Lebanon are backfiring

  Saudi Arabia has called a meeting of Arab foreign ministers in Cairo to discuss “Iran’s disruptive politics” in the region. This comes after the rather flimsy resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who announced that he was stepping down when he was in Riyadh, not Beirut.   What’s more, Yemeni officials have told Associated Press that Saudi Arabia has blocked Yemen’s President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi, his sons, ministers and military officials, from going home for months now. Enmity between Hadi and the United Arab Emirates has been widely reported; the restrictions ...
  7 hours ago

Russia eyes active role in Afghanistan, breaking with three-decade restraint

  In past few years and as a result of growth of a variety of takfiri and terrorist groups, on top of them ISIS, in West Asia region, Afghanistan has witnessed penetration of some of these groups to its territories.     There are predictions that these ...
  5 hours ago

Saudi: Palestinian Abbas must endorse US’ plan or leave

  Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohamed Bin Salman has told Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas that he has to back Donald Trump’s Israeli-Palestinian peace deal or resign. According to Israeli sources Abbas was offered an ultimatum after he was summoned to Riyadh ...
  2 days ago

Saudi Arabia’s empty trumpeting for war against Iran

  In the past few years and mainly after the changes the West Asia witnessed, the competition between Iran and Saudi Arabia as two influential heavyweights of the region and the Muslim world has resulted in a cold war between the two countries, which every day gained ...
  2 days ago

MERH | Study indicates discrimination against Shias in Bahrain

TEHRAN, Nov. 20 (MNA) –A recent report recounting the findings of a study conducted by GIDHR shows that Bahraini monarchy is exercising religious discrimination against the Shia majority of the tiny island. While 75% of Bahrain’s population is made up of Shia Muslims, Bahraini monarchy prevents the Muslims to get religious education offered by Shia clerics, recounts the recent report published by [Persian] Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (GIDHR). The released paper highlights that while the Shias constitute the demographic majority in the Arab country, exercising Shia rituals ...
  1 days ago

ABNA | Syrian civilian killed, material damaged in terrorist rocket attacks in Damascus

A Syrian civilian was killed and material damage was caused on Monday due to the armed groups’ rocket attacks on Damascus in a new violation of the de-escalation zones agreement in Eastern Ghouta.  A source at Damascus Police Command said that the armed ...
  1 days ago

LUBP | How dishonest “Social Justice Warriors” work to curb the religious freedoms of targeted groups

As Bohra Shia Muslims congregate to welcome Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin’s visit to Pakistan, we must both extend our support as well as appreciate the security concerns of Pakistan’s Bohra community. Bohra Shias are a peaceful Muslim community – not ONE of whose ...
  2 months ago

Mehr News | ‘Saudi Arabia, Taliban like brothers’

Taliban spokesman Zabihollah Mojahed said Saudi Arabia was like a brother to the Taliban militants. In an Interview with the International Desk of Mehr News Agency (MNA), Mojahed shared his views on political issues in Afghanistan as well as position of the Taliban ...
  2 months ago

Iran: Saudi-drafted Arab League statement full of lies, worthless

Security council appointed panel says no missiles sent to Houthis, refuting Saudi Arabia claim

Senior Iranian official warns Macron against meddling in Iran’s internal affairs

West Eyes Nuclear Deal-Style Missile Pact with Iran

US president takes issue with ‘naïve’ Times op-ed on Xi-Trump ties

Turkish President slams Saudi Crown prince over ’Moderate Islam’

Trump’s tweets, thin skin may cause nuclear war: Analyst

Yemenis to give 'unprecedented' response to Saudi possible attack on Hudaydah

Report: Daesh leader may be in eastern Syrian border city of Boukamal

Hariri must return to Lebanon for official resignation: Tillerson

Thousands of ISIS Fighters Returning To UK Given Luxury Housing & Rehab

Huge investment by a Kuwaiti company in Israeli gas fields

Egyptian cleric says men allowed to marry their illegitimate daughters

Israel, US call on EU to declare Hezbollah a terrorist organisation

US launches worldwide nuclear war drill with bombers, missiles

Tillerson: Assad Can Have No Role in Syria’s Future

Nuclear war, biological weapons, climate change existential threats to US: Ex-CIA chief

Democratic mega donor launches Trump impeachment campaign

Repeated nuclear tests at North Korean peak can cause mount to collapse: Report

North Korea threatens to launch ‘unimaginable’ strike on US

Paktia police chief among 32 killed in attacks on Afghan police centre

ABNA | 4.5 Million Yemen school kids face uncertain future amid Saudi-led aggression

SHAFAQNA | Media Blackout in Yemen – Journalist Support Committee denounces

IQNA | Plight of Myanmar Muslims Proof of West’s Double-Standards

Somalia's 'deadliest attack ever' kills 276, injures 300

Over 90% of Syrian territory free from Daesh: Russian daily

Trump’s Iran plans pushing EU toward Russia, China: Germany

MEHR | Trump to announce new Iran strategy Friday

IRNA | Speaker of Pakistan Balochistan Assembly underlines development of ties with Iran

IQNA | UN Report Details Brutal Myanmar Attempt to Drive Out Rohingya Muslims

ABNA | Saudi Arabia's next revolution: female taxi drivers

China scrambles fighter jets to deter US missile frigate

Hezbollah chief says US helps Daesh, does not allow it to be eliminated

Russian strongman pours tea for Saudi king

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia risks poverty and civilian casualties’

US, foreign powers after creation of new Israel: Leader

Turkey’s Erdogan links fate of detained US pastor to wanted cleric Gulen

Mattis Escapes Rocket Attack in Afghanistan

Barzani sends his family and relatives to the UAE to save them from possible danger

German company bans gun sales to ‘corrupt’ Israel

Such TV | Rouhani censures Trump’s anti-Iran rhetoric

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