Middle East

The conference of shame and disgrace

Muslim countries participation in Riyadh’s meeting is contrary to Islamic values

Another gamble: Abbas to propose large-scale land swap with Israel

Denouncing Terror – Islam promotes the good and forbids the bad EDITORIAL

Shafaqna Interviews Brother Ali-Reza Goudarzi on the Architecture of the Holy Shrines

Bahraini forces attack a number of anti regime protesters

Murderers of Muslim Ummah: $380 billion to spill the blood of Muslims

A dangerous move: US’s Iranophobia for Saudi dollars

At least 22 killed, over 59 injured in suicide attack at Manchester concert

PM Nawaz condemns Manchester blast, calls for concerted efforts against terrorism

Rouhani’s re-election: The challenges ahead

War on extremism: The state, Maulana Abdul Aziz and Masood Azhar

A day dream: Can Trump Isolate Iran?

Indian army awards officer who tied Kashmiri man to jeep as human shield

Widow of 9/11 victim to Trump: Saudis should be held accountable for ‘role in murdering 3,000’

Why Muslims need to take part in their own affairs?

Conference on Takfirism to be held in Denmark

Ayatollah Bashir al-Najafi: “Clerics responsible to inform societies”

Imran slams Nawaz for being silent spectator at Saudi summit

The end of Trump

Moving Security Council after ICJ: Do India enjoy an upper hand in Yadav’s case?

Pakistanis ashamed at how PM Nawaz was treated in Saudi Arabia: Imran Khan

US Senator censures $110Bn arms sale to Saudis, citing atrocities in Yemen

US airstrike on Syrian Army proves Washington’s fake claims about war on terrorism

Syrian conflict:  Saudia diplomacy to foil peace talks

Rising threat: ‘Extremist outfits radicalising educated women in Karachi’

MWM Conference demands Pakistan’s withdraw from Saudi Military Alliance

Reasons why Arab NATO is doomed to failure

Iranian FM responds to Trump's anti-Tehran remarks

Robert Fisk from Independent: “Donald Trump’s speech to the Muslim world was filled with hypocrisy and condescension”

Trump’s Pro Saudi stance is a tragic continuation of US foreign policy of being aligned with the creators of Al Qaeda

I did not fast in my early years of adulthood, is it Wajib for me to compensate for those days and pay Kaffarah?

Writing a faith out of death’s throes – Shia Islam shall be silent no more …

Report documents evidence of attacks on Rohingya

Iran offers peace after bellicose Saudi threats

A nefarious agenda: How Saudia fooled Muslim Ummah for vest interests

Detaining Pakistani diplomats: Afghanistan’s quest for escalation with Pakistan

An unsolved mystery:  Why Govt is hesitant to arrest Lal mosque cleric?

Why Britain’s support for Bahrain king is unwavering?

US Senator censures $110Bn arms sale to Saudis, citing atrocities in Yemen

Trump visits Riyadh: Democracy, Human Rights out of; arms deal, Iranophobia top on agenda

JUI-F’s dirty politics on FATA reforms

ایران کے صدارتی انتخاب: ڈاکٹر حسن روحانی ایک بار پھر کامیاب

Hassan Rouhani wins another term as president of Iran

No iota of Shame: Saudia disgraces Trump by inviting a wanted President for war crimes

Rouhani leads Iran presidential race, expected to win

Appeasing a fanatic: Saudia’s penchant for anti-Muslim Trump

Grave mistake: India’s self imposed regional isolation

Yemenis fire ballistic missile at Riyadh ahead of Trump visit: Report

Polls close, vote counting underway in Iran

Saudi Arabia boosts US Treasury holdings ahead of Trump visit

Some signs of the time of re-appearance of Imam Mahdi (AJ)

Grand Shia scholar: Clerics adhere to Ahlul Bayt doctrine to serve society

Saudi Arabia’s ideology of exclusion and genocide

Blackwater returns to Iraq under new name

Saudi cleric calls on FIFA to ban sign of cross, Twitter fires back

No iota of Shame: Saudia disgraces Trump by inviting a wanted President for war crimes

Mahmoud Abbas on 3-day visit to India

Dawn leaks II: A new controversy

Verdict on Kulbhoshan and US’s influence on ICJ

Saudi ambassador to Cairo affirms Saudi efforts to disrupt US-Iran ties

Iranians to vote in pres. election in 102 countries: Foreign Ministry

Zionist ‘Axis of Evil’ against Iran

Why ICJ rushed to suspend execution of Indian spy?

Pakistan to form new team of lawyers on Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Sartaj

Key points of the judgment by International Court of Justice

U.S. New “Plan B” for Syria: Military Escalation

ICJ stays execution of Indian spy Jadhav pending final decision

Anti Russia hysteria makes the US mainstream press side with ISIS

A country ‘on its knees’: Cholera takes hold in war-weary Yemen

Top Shia leader ready for talks with Shia parties

Saudi Arabia rushing to normalize relations, amid Israeli silence

Why India has become an irrelevant power in South Asia?

Is US pressurizing Pakistan to release Kulbhoshan Yadav?

Trump administration renews Iran sanctions waivers

Saudi Regime lays siege on historical Shiite city, several killed

The other picture: Why did Nawaz Invite Jindal to Pakistan?

Perfect Footwear for Traveling That You Can Not Afford to Miss Upon

Famous Zoos In Pakistan

5 Beauty Tips to Try This Summer Season, Especially During Travelling

Is Saudi Arabia Waging a Holy Crusade Against Iran?

What is the most important task we have in this world?

Iran’s Supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei vows to enhance missile capability

Israeli minister says Assad should be killed

US trying to save Zionist-Wahhabi Axis in Middle East: Analyst

Innocent killings: Is Gawadar still at risk?

Labour govt. will ‘immediately recognize a state of Palestine’

Stability of Pakistan and Imam Mahdi Conference’ in Karachi on May 21

Trump to Saudia: A new hope for ISIS

Prolonging hunger strike: Would UN feel any shame?

Special Dua by Imam Sadeq (AS) to be recited at the time of the occultation of Imam Mahdi (AJ)

State of emergency over Cholera Outbreak In Sanaa, Yemen

Pakistan, Bangladesh ties need be strengthened: Info Minister

Obama officials, led by Kerry, team up to defend Iran deal from Trump

Yemen popular forces capture military base in Saudi Arabia

Cutting the Knot: Why Pakistan should divorce to Washington?

Cyber Crime law: Pakistan’s freedom of speech under threat

Nearly 30 million children across Arab world live in poverty: UNICEF

The sudden death of Mishaal bin Abdulaziz complicates the process of coup in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Shia town under 'siege' for sixth day

Middle East


Another gamble: Abbas to propose large-scale land swap with Israel

1396/3/2 | 15:15
  A Palestinian official says President Mahmoud Abbas will propose exchanging 6.5 percent of the Palestinian territory to Israel, more than triple the amount put forward in a previous land-swap initiative.   The official close to the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) told Middle East Eye on Sunday that Abbas would make the proposal during US President Donald Trump's forthcoming visit to the West Bank.   “The Palestinian side will be presenting a new vision which is quite detached from that of the majority of the ...

Trump visits Riyadh: Democracy, Human Rights out of; arms deal, Iranophobia top on agenda

1396/2/30 | 15:15
Donald Trump as his first foreign trip is set to visit Saudi Arabia, a country that extremist branch of Islam Wahhabism is its official religion.     Once anti-Muslim rhetoric permeating his election time campaign, Donald Trump as his first foreign trip is set to visit Saudi Arabia, a country that extremist branch of Islam Wahhabism is its official religion, in a bid to finalize $100 billion Arms deal with the Kingdom. Abandoning some of the harsh anti-Muslim rhetoric of his presidential campaign, according to a draft of the speech obtained ...

Labour govt. will ‘immediately recognize a state of Palestine’

1396/2/27 | 15:15
Britain's opposition Labour Party has announced in its General Election manifesto that a Labour government will “immediately recognize” a state of Palestine if the party wins the June 8 vote. Revealed by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday in Bradford, the manifesto called for an end to Israel’s blockade and occupation of Palestine as well as construction of illegal settlements on the occupied Palestinian lands. “Labour is committed to a comprehensive peace in the Middle East based on a two-state solution – a secure Israel alongside ...

Palestinian mass hunger strike takes dramatic turn

1396/2/24 | 15:15
    More Palestinian prisoners are joining the mass hunger strike which entered its 26th day Friday, with the campaign assuming global proportions amid worsening health conditions of hundreds of strikers languishing in Israeli jails.   Sawt al-Asra (Voice of Prisoners) radio cited anonymous sources as saying that nearly 100 Palestinian inmates from different political factions have decided to join the hunger strike.     The radio estimated that nearly 1,800 prisoners are currently participating in the strike. ...

ISIS executes 47 inmates with different nationalities in Kirkuk’s Hawija

1396/2/20 | 15:15
ISIS forces kill another group of 47 prisoners in Kirkuk by methods that are described inhumane but are not explained yet.   Local sources in Iraq report that ISIS forces killed 47 prisoners in Hawija. The number includes 12 of their own members executed for multiple reasons. The main reason for killing their comrades was fleeting the wars. The execution is reported to have been filmed, but nothing has been published yet. There is no information about the method of execution either. Hawija is a city in Kirkuk province in northern Iraq. ...

Syria says up to 5,000 Chinese Uighurs fighting in militant groups

1396/2/18 | 15:15
Up to 5,000 ethnic Uighurs from China's violence-prone far western region of Xinjiang are fighting in various militant groups in Syria, the Syrian ambassador to China said on Monday, adding that Beijing should be extremely concerned about it. China is worried that Uighurs, a mostly Muslim people who speak a Turkic language, have gone to Syria and Iraq to fight for militants there, having traveled illegally via Southeast Asia and Turkey. Daesh claimed responsibility for the killing of a Chinese hostage in 2015, highlighting China's concern about ...

Israeli activists call for investigation into Israel providing South Sudan with weapons

1396/2/16 | 15:15
A group of 54 Israelis petitioned the High Court of Justice yesterday to force the disclosure of the names of Israeli companies involved in selling arms to South Sudan and to issue a precautionary order obliging State Prosecutor Shai Nitzan and Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit to investigate Israelis suspected of selling weapons to South Sudan, committing war crimes and crimes against humanity and violating international laws. According to Haaretz, the petition also calls on the Israeli authorities to work transparently and to tighten control ...

Does Hamas now indirectly recognise Israel?

1396/2/15 | 15:15
In what informed analysts have deemed as a move that was a long time coming, Hamas unveiled its new and improved charter at an event on Monday in the Qatari capital of Doha. According to Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal, the group’s new charter will amend the previous document that has remained unchanged for almost three decades, and will set the Islamist movement on a trajectory that places it in alignment with other Palestinian factions on the question of establishing a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders. However, the amendments are not without ...

Sudan as a scapegoat for Saudi-Emirati economic whims in Yemen

1396/2/14 | 15:15
Yemen is and always has been the graveyard of foreign invaders. In the ongoing US-Saudi aggression, those cheep immoral bunch of mercenaries fighting on behalf of the Saudi and Emirati including Sudan-rapist criminals have their share slaughtered in Yemen battles of the west coasts and other internal battle fronts. Saudi aggression warplanes have targetted those mercenaries ruthlessly, in what could be seen as the divine providence chasing such bloody criminals targetted by their own Coalition of aggression in a video footage that has been ...

Dividing the Ummah: Saudi prince rules out rapprochement with Iran

1396/2/13 | 15:15
A powerful Saudi royal said on Tuesday that there could be no rapprochement between his country and Iran, which he said wanted to dominate the Muslim world. In a television interview, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman also said that his kingdom could withstand a long war in Yemen, where Saudi Arabia fights in support of pro-government forces against Iran-backed rebels. “How can we get along with a regime which has an extremist ideology... and a profound wish to dominate the Muslim world and spread the Shiite faith?” Prince Mohammed ...