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Saudis Transfer $2 Billion to Prop Up Yemeni Allies’ Currency

Putin calls on Israel to end occupation of Arab lands, proclaims solidarity with Palestine

Season of peace talks: Is the Super power begging for dialogues with Taliban?

Indian clandestine support for Korean nukes

US and Pakistan clash at UN over Afghanistan

Did Netanyahu offer friendship to Pakistan?

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Another demand for Sharia: The political motives behind Pir Sialv's demand

North Korean logistical delegation arrives in Seoul

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Iranian youth are fully supportive of their political system: Asia Times

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A Jewish plot: Pushing India against China, Pakistan and Iran

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Saudis wasting billions by buying outdated weapons from US: Analyst

HRW urges UN sanctions on Saudi crown prince over Yemen war

Another minor raped: Why is Pakistan hesitant to hang rapists?

Modi and Netanyahu may get along great, but there are serious limitations to India-Israel relations

Season of protests: Is another national debacle in the offing?

Pakistan attaches importance to significant role of Iran in regional developments: Speaker

Hidden Israeli-Iranian war in Syria

Is Jordan breaking alliance with Saudi Arabia, West?

Russia weights behind Pakistan:  The end of US hegemony in South Asia?

Damage control: Has Trump conceded his defeat against Pakistan?

North, South Korea to march under 'unified flag' at Winter Olympics

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Netanyahu: $500mn Israel-India arms deal 'back on track'

Saudi politicization of holy places is unislamic, we will continue to oppose

Israel prepares for air bridge to India over Saudi Arabia

Don’t forget old friends to make new one

Ulema decree against terrorism: Would religious card prove a true success against terrorism?

New network should be created to confront US-Israel alliance: Raza Rabbani

America seeks to use Taiwan against China: Today Online

Pakistan’s ruthless response to US: Why is India worried?

Shafaqna Exclusive: Is Govt hiding arrest of Zainab’s murderer for political purpose?

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

Hamas blames Israeli regime for assassination attempt on its commander

US attacking North Korea would be like trying to get rid of Allah: Retired South Korean General

Egypt is not an honest broker for Palestinian reconciliation

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Surrendering of TTP terrorist: Is Pakistan gradually winning war against terrorism?

Inciting Pakistan: Is India inviting conventional war with Pakistan?

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Syria militants in US seeking CIA dollars to ‘confront Iran’s influence’

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

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Yemeni snipers kill three Saudi troopers in retaliatory attacks

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Saudi Arabia seeks arrest of citizens on wanted list who are abroad

US deploying 1,000 troops to Afghanistan

Israel Keeps Bombing Syria and Nobody Is Doing Anything About It

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Netanyahu in India: A dangerous alliance against Pakistan

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Interference of Saudi Intelligence services in Tehran’s deep operations

Hariri lauds Hezbollah, wants ‘best of relations’ with Iran

16 US troops and officers killed in Afghanistan

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Security agencies issue threat alert due plots of Daesh and Taliban factions

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Is Balochistan a next ground of proxy war between Saudia and Iran?

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Even Saudi allies are questioning its Mideast power plays

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After Yemen’s defensive threat, Saudi buys Israel’s Iron dome

CIA Chief secretly visits India and Afghanistan to make new plots

LHC orders police to arrest culprit behind Zainab's rape and murder within 36 hours

Yemen announces production of new air defense missiles

Secret military cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Israel – Middle East Monitor

Will Pakistan be in trouble if US demands early repayment of debts?

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

1396/4/10 | 03:14
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 | 03:14
  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 | 03:14
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 | 03:14
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 | 03:14
 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 | 03:14
 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 | 03:14
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 | 03:14
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 | 03:14
 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 | 03:14
 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 | 03:14
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 ...