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Shafaqna Exclusive: What is inside the classified Volume 10 of the JIT report?

Hindu nationalism risks pushing India into war with China

Trump ends CIA arms support for anti-Assad Syria rebels: Who believes?

How Raheel Sharif’s appointment will push Pakistan into another war?

Shutting Iranian cultural mission: Did Saudia threatened Kuwait by Qatar like consequences?

Houthi forces kill 3 soldiers inside Saudi Arabia

US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria kills 12 civilians per day

Plan of the United Arab Emirates to divide Yemen

JIT law firm is ‘one man show’

Cost benefit analysis: Why India cannot wage a war with China?

Stranded at border: Why Pakistan always neglected Shia pilgrims?

Hanging fate: What is better choice for PM, NAB or Court’s verdict?

Ayatollah Sistani: silent force behind ISIS defeat

NA-260 polls: How terrorists became blatant stakeholders in the constituency?

Mirzakhani, Iranian mathematician, was terrorized biologically in US; Russian intelligence services reveal

US speeds up military aid to PKK/PYD

US military, intelligence bodies harbor terrorists in region: Iranian lawmakers

Russia concerned of ISIS members being transported by unidentified helicopters to Afghanistan

ISIS, Al-Nusra, Al-Qaeda Get Their Money and Ideology From America’s Allies

SHAFAQNA | 8 British Muslims kick off Hajj journey on bikes

Spanish football federation chief arrested in fraud probe

SUCH TV | Russian airstrike obliterates Daesh ammo truck in southern Raqqa

China ‘Ready’ for Long-Term War With India

Intelligence Reports Suggest IS Leader Al-Baghdadi is Still Alive

Hazara's again: Four Hazaras shot dead near Mastung as gunmen open fire on vehicle

Confession of Saudia Iqama: Is Nawaz Sharif has been screwed?

Leaked documents reveal Saudia and Emirati crown princes support for Al-Qaeda and ISIS in Yemen

An inside informer to JIT: Who betrayed Sharif family?

Arrival of Qatar Foreign Minister: Is there give and take on Panama case?

Why West created ISIS?

Ruthless Saudi crackdown continues in Shiite regions with US green light

MEHR NEWS | Iran may opt to drop N-deal in face of major violation by US

ALMANAR | Saudi Arabia’s Rule: Grandson’s Era, Hatred Era

IQNA | Egyptian Qari Says Mostly Inspired by Minshawi

PRESS TV | US adding new sanctions against Iran over missile program

LUBP | Mr Sharif please don’t resign

Party rifts: Why is Ch Nisar angry over PM?

Pakistan’s journey to terrorism: From Madrassahs to high grade universities

Using the analogy of Gullen for Imran Khan: Is PML-N portraying PM as Erdogan?

End of Panamagate: All stage set to disqualify PM

Israel’s diplomatic expansion in the face of Arab retraction

Iran’s Zarif hopes Yemen war does not lead to Iran, Saudi conflict

Iran warns US of 'big risk' if it blacklists IRGC

At daggers drawn: Chinese cross border rocket attack kills 158 Indian soldiers

Takfiris fight each other as Assad ouster fades away

Trump Puts US Centcome in Al-Udeid on Auction to Blackmail S. Arabia, UAE

Saudi Arabia’s march towards civil war

What is the the Int'l Plot against Syria Using Refugee Issue?

Prof. Stephen Hawking Says Alien Life is Real, Warns Humans Not to Make Contact

A wind of change: Pakistan towards a corruption free state

Where the law prevails: Iranian president’s brother arrested on financial crime charges

US divorce to Pakistan: Would Russia take the revenge?

JIT Report: Top 10 legal minds on what next

Explosion hits Peshawar's Hayatabad, 2 FC men martyred several injured

Washington Post: US intelligence confirms UAE planned Qatar fake news hack

Saudi Arabia recognized death of 155 of its soldiers and commanders in Yemen

Ex-Saudi Crown Prince's Absence in Funeral Prayer for Uncle Proves Rumors about House Arrest

A message by Iran : Our forces can combat US troops 

Saudi breeds ‘fodder for terrorism’, says former British ambassador

Qatari camels die of thirst after farmers kicked out by Saudi Arabia as diplomatic rift deepens

Should Pakistan allow Jhadav’s mother to Pakistan?

CIA Agent Confesses On Deathbed: ‘We Blew Up WTC7 On 9/11’

Dump the Trump: Anti-Trump protests held across US demanding impeachement

Trying to protect Saudi Arabia,UK refuses to publish report on ‘funding of extremism’

Is Ch.Nisar happy over PM’s indictment?

A secrete story of success: How Pakistan helped Iraq in defeating ISIS?

ABNA | Three Shia martyred in attack by Saudi forces in Qatif / PHOTOS

TASNIM | Saudi Hypocrisy Targeting Qatar Nothing but Insanity: US Analyst

SHABESTAN | Ten days of blessings is a golden chance to explain Islamic joy based on Rizvi culture

IQNA | US Supreme Court Asked to Overturn Muslim Ban Ruling

PRESS TV | Iran blasts Israel’s closure of al-Aqsa Mosque

Al-Qaeda-Linked Filmmaker's Work on CNN Syria Documentary Unmentioned by Network

Tillerson's failed attempt: Did Saudia demand a regime change in Qatar?

Cholera outbreak in Yemen poses risk to Hajj pilgrims: WHO

A crooked PM: Another corruption scandal embroils Netanyahu

Trump’s son-in-law tried to get $500mn loan from Qatar

Hard days ahead: Can Pakistan survive without US aid?

Accountability for all : Are the Judges and General next after politicians?

Trump declares ‘Zionist Holy war’ on Iran

A tainted PM: Hanging sword of disqualification on Sharif’s family

Seizure of assets: Is Countdown beginning for Imran Khan?

Why Iran’s supreme leader clubbed Kashmir with Yemen, and not with Palestine

IQNA | Riyadh Regime Seeking to Silence Shia Dissent with Execution

MEHR NEWS | Saudis fail to issue anti-Iran statement at OIC

SUCH TV | Reko Diq case: Pakistan rejects $11.5b damages claim

Secrete eyes: 25,000 Chinese Spies Embedded in U.S.

Why the International community takes no responsibility toward Yemen?!!

British Jews urge London Mayor to get Hizbullah banned

Shrugging off resignation: Is Zardari’s show once again on to save Nawaz Sharif?

PM trapped: What is that evidence that alone can send Nawaz Sharif packing?

Shafaqna Special: Indo-Israel secrete venture to fund for separate Balochistan?

Pentagon Can Keep Secret Chemical Weapons Tests on US Troops

Bin Salman’s difficult journey to Saudi throne

Erdogan will be arrested in Sweden over genocide and crimes against humanity

150 Saudi intelligence officers joined Daesh in Mosul battle: Report

Amnesty: Saudi Arabia silence Shia dissent with execution

Did Saudia use biological weapons that unleashed cholera in Yemen?

Saudia's economic death: 670,000 expats to leave Saudi Arabia in 3 years

US Forces Could Have Killed Kim Jong-un on July 4 But Didn’t Take the Shot

UK Profiting From Yemeni Civilians Suffering: HRW

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LUBP | Christian, Sunni and Shia activists unite to stage principled protests countrywide to demand #Justice4Parachinar

1396/4/10 | 17:52
As Christian, Sunni and Shia activists unite to stage principled protests countrywide to demand #Justice4Parachinar, the Deobandi wing of the military establishment is up to its usual slimy tactics. This section of the establishment wants to push Shias out of the mainstream and declare them as traitors to the country. This part of the establishment is represented in the media by Saleem Safi, Hamid Mir, Tahir Ashrafi (clergy) Chaudhry Nisar (government) It also includes, amongst others, Col. Umar who is a key facilitator of the multiple bomb ...

Chronology of shame: Acquittal of Joseph Colony culprits

1395/11/14 | 17:52
  An antiterrorism court acquitted for lack of evidence 115 suspects involved in torching of more than 100 houses of Christians at Joseph Colony in the Badami Bagh area following an alleged blasphemy incident in 2013.   One can imagine the impact of Saturday’s verdict on minority communities in Pakistan.    One of their own was handed down the harshest sentence on an allegation made by a single individual, but the police could not gather enough incriminating evidence, nor the lawyers build a prosecutable case, against a mob that ...

A dangerous bill: Cyber policing and religious victimization

1395/7/12 | 17:52
A 16-year old Christian boy faces the death penalty after he was accused of  insulting Islam in a Facebook post.Also, it isn’t even certain whether the boy even posted the image, was tagged in the post or he simply liked the post. But it really does not matter under Pakistan’s cruel blasphemy laws: Christians and other minorities are often targeted and wrongly accused of blaspheming Muhammad and/or Islam, and given death sentences upon Muslim witnesses’ testimony. In September, the Punjab government served a prosecution notice under the ...

A quantum of solace: A welcoming step by Lahore High Court

1395/3/10 | 17:52
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday restored Section 7 of the Christian Divorce Act 1869 earlier omitted through an ordinance promulgated by then military ruler General Ziaul Haq in 1981. Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah declared Federal Law and Clause Ordinance 1981 as null and void which had omitted Section 7 from the Christian Divorce Act. With restoration of this section, Christian couples can divorce or file for separation in accordance with British customs and traditions. Previously, as per section 10 of the 1981 ordinance, Christian couples ...

The first drops of rain: KPK female police officer to prove agents of Change

1395/1/23 | 17:52
 Police in Khyber Agency have for the first time in the country’s history recruited three Christian women to work alongside their Muslim male colleagues. The three were among a group of 15 female Christian applicants for the job, despite the fact that the posts were open to all religions. Officials said no Muslim women applied due to local traditions in the conservative tribal society. “Their basic job is to carry out body searches of women passing through the Torkham border crossing,” Khalid Khan, a senior official in the Khyber tribal ...

Aasia Bibi plight: Is she the victim of Justice System?

1394/7/25 | 17:52
 Aasia Bibi, a Christian woman on death row for blasphemy has been put in isolation over fears of attacks by vigilantes enraged over a high-profile ruling in another blasphemy case that moderates said struck a blow against religious extremism.Prison officials and rights activists said this week that they were concerned for Asia Bibi’s life due to the security threat and her worsening health. The mother-of-five, whose plight has prompted prayers from the Vatican, has been on death row since she was convicted in 2010 of committing blasphemy during ...

Election exclusion: Punjab Govt corners minorities in LG polls

1394/7/18 | 17:52
Religious representatives of three major minorities including Christians and Sikh have unanimously demanded the immediate repeal of the Punjab Local Government (Amended) Ordinance 2015, as it does not allow them to elect their own representatives at the lowest tier of democratic system. The representatives of the minorities held a joint press conference headed by the head of Catholic Church in Punjab Archbishop Sebastian Francis Shaw, Amarnath Randhawa, Sardar Bushan Singh and others at Lahore Press Club on Monday in which they announced not to ...

Asia Bibi's execution: Why there is need to review Blasphemy law

1394/5/2 | 17:52
Court on Wednesday stayed the execution of Aasia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death for alleged blasphemy.A three-member bench of the Supreme Court granted leave to appeal to Aasia Bibi and stated that it is essential to examine her case for administration of justice. Further, the apex court suspended the decision of Lahore High Court (LHC) which had upheld her death sentence. An objection was raised by the SC over the 11-day- delay in filing the appeal. However, it said that this objection would be taken up in the next hearing of the case.The ...

Misusing Blasphemy laws: Bloodbath averted in Makki village

1394/4/14 | 17:52
 Sheikhupura police officials Thursday rescued a Christian couple from the clutches of an angry mob that was attempting to lynch them in Punjab’s Makki village. The couple – a labourer and his wife – was beaten up after local clerics accused them of committing blasphemy. The clerics were responding to accusations by others in the village that the couple's sleeping mat carried an advertisement with Arabic inscriptions from the Quran. They were said to have blasphemed simply by sleeping on a mat thus decorated. Local clerics in the Makki ...

Derecognizing madrassas: Pakistan should learn something from India

1394/4/14 | 17:52
 In a latest move, the BJP government in Maharashtra on Thursday decided to derecognize madrassa which give students education only on religion without imparting formal education like teaching English, Maths and Science subjects. The registered madrassa not teaching primary subjects will be classified by the state government as "non-schools" and children studying in them will be considered "out of school" students. The move has raised the hackles of Muslim leaders as well as the opposition parties in the state. If a Hindu or Christian child ...

Autopsy of Justice

1394/3/5 | 17:52
SHAFAQNA PAKISTAN (Shia News Agency)- Fear gripped a Christian locality in Lahore for a second day on Monday, a day after a charged mob of hundreds attempted to attack a church and looted houses over the alleged desecration of the Holy Quran by a member of the locality, reported Tribune. Humayon, the accused, was allegedly seen burning pages of the Holy Quran after which he was handed over to the police.This is not first time, earlier Christian colony has been burnt in Lahore while few years back a complete Christian colony was burnt down on blasphemy ...