At least 8 Iran guards dead in clash with Jaish al-adl terrorists on Pakistan border
1396/2/7 | 21:53
At least eight Iranian border guards were killed in clashes with armed rebels Wednesday on the frontier with Pakistan, Iranian state television IRIB said on its website.
It said the clashes broke out in the Mirjaveh region of Sistan-Baluchistan province, without giving details.
Four border guards were killed in July 2016 in the border region with Pakistan.
Iranian media reports that the Jaish al-Adl militant group, accused by Tehran of links to Al Qaeda, carries out regular attacks in Sistan-Baluchistan. ...
India blocks social media in occupied Kashmir
1396/2/6 | 21:53
State authorities in the Indian-occupied Kashmir on Wednesday ordered internet service providers to block social media services including Facebook, Twitter, and WhatsApp.
In an issued statement, the local government said the services were "being misused by anti-national and anti-social elements" and should be blocked for one month or until further notice "in the interest of maintenance of public order".
Separately, a group of Kashmiri cricketers was detained on Wednesday after a viral video clip showed them donning Pakistan cricket jerseys ...
Five Takfiri terrorists from LeJ killed in hours-long Karachi shootout with Rangers
1396/2/5 | 21:53
Five terrorists, including a woman, were killed and four paramilitary personnel injured in an hours-long exchange of fire between Rangers and outlaws holed up inside a residential building in Karachi late Monday, sources said.
The operation was launched against the members of banned outfits, who were believed to be present in the building. According to Rangers, an arrested militant had pointed to the building where his accomplices were present.
The miscreants attacked paramilitary personnel with hand grenades and opened fire on them as soon ...
North Korea says ready to strike US aircraft carrier
1396/2/4 | 21:53
North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a US aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, as two Japanese navy ships joined a US carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific.
US President Donald Trump ordered the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group to sail to waters off the Korean peninsula in response to rising tension over the North's nuclear and missile tests, and its threats to attack the United States and its Asian allies.
The United States has not specified where the carrier strike group is as it approaches the area. ...
Mob attacks man in Chitral accused of making 'blasphemous remarks'
1396/2/1 | 21:53
A mob attacked a man and beat him brutally inside a mosque in Chitral after he was accused of uttering blasphemous remarks following Friday prayers.
The man, who is yet to be identified, is alleged to have pushed the imam of the mosque to allow him to speak after jummah prayers, a local present at the site told DawnNews. Eyewitnesses claim the man then uttered 'blasphemous remarks' amidst the prayer gathering.
As worshippers started beating the man, the mosque's imam, fearing for the man's life, handed him over to the police.
Iran bans live election debates
1396/2/1 | 21:53
Iran's interior ministry said Thursday there would be no live debates in the run-up to next month's presidential election.
"Based on a decision by the Election Campaign Monitoring Commission, the election debates of the candidates will be broadcast pre-recorded," said ministry spokesman Seyed Salman Samani.
The commission also released guidelines for the debates, telling candidates they are not allowed to "blacken the image of the country... or the actions of the executive, administrative, legislative or judicial bodies".
Live debates have ...
Two Wahabi clerics under investigation over lynching of student
1396/1/30 | 21:53
A hate speech investigation was initiated against two Wahabi clerics yesterday for their involvement in the disruption of the funeral of Mashal Khan, the university student (Sunni Muslim by sect) who was lynched to death over allegations he committed blasphemy.
The Wahabi clerics are accused of attempting to disrupt the funeral of Sunni Muslim student Mashal Khan, who was beaten to death by fellow students after a dormitory debate was followed by accusations of blasphemy being spread across a university campus in the northern city of Mardan.
North Korea readies for war? Is Kim Jong mulling nuclear option?
1396/1/29 | 21:53
North Koreaт leader Kim Jong-un ordered 25 percent of Pyongyang residents to leave the city immediately.
In accordance with the order, 600,000 people should be urgently evacuated. Experts note that the evacuation will most likely be conducted due to extremely strained tensions in relations with the United States of America.
Reportedly, Pyongyang's bomb shelters will not be able to accommodate the entire population of the North Korean capital. Therefore, 600,000 people - mostly individuals ...
Suspect confesses he acted upon university admin’s directions against Mashal
1396/1/28 | 21:53
A prime suspect identified as Wajahat has admitted to his role in the lynching of Mashal Khan, the student who was brutally murdered by charged mob in Abdul Wali Khan University last week.
According to police sources, Wajahat in his statement said he was told by the administration of the university to level blasphemy allegations and act against Mashal Khan.
Wajahat said he was called to the chancellor’s office on April 13 where 15-20 people were present. He added that despite officials from the university administration, lecturers Ziaullah ...
Sindh Police attack on Shias commemorating birthday of Imam Ali (A.S), ledge F.I.R
1396/1/27 | 21:53
Biased police of Shahdadkot tortured Shia Muslims for celebrating the birth anniversary of Hazrat Ali (AS), the first infallible Imam of Shia Islam and fourth guided-Caliph of Sunni Muslim history.
Simultaneously, the police accorded official protocol to banned Deobandi terrorist outfit ASWJ’s ringleader Aurangzeb Farooqi who made provocative hate-speech at a takfiri programme there.
The drunkard SHO of Shahdadkot police attacked the Shia Muslims when they brought out traditional procession that was 50th consecutive annual ...