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Shoe thrown at Ahsan Iqbal during speech

Zardari defends government for sending Pakistani troops to Saudi Arabia

Pakistan could evict, rather than kill, militants: US official

Act now or face action in 90 days: FATF

At least 23 killed in multiple suicide bombings, attacks in Afghanistan

Pakistan: The royal playground for the Arabs

Can talks in Oman end the war in Yemen?

‘Don’t kill terrorists in Pakistan; get them into Afghanistan’

Saudi Arabia now opens doors of military jobs to women

Amnesty International demands Saudi Arabia to halt execution of 14 Shia activists

Israel suffers major setback in Syria

Another threat of surgical operations: Is India challenging China in the backdrop?

A weak denial: Is Pakistan hiding facts behind sending troops to Saudia?

Saudi regime faces certain defeat in Yemen

TAPI ceremony brings Pakistan and India closer despite LoC violations

Saudi enslavement of Pakistan

White Helmets Ready for False-Flag Chemical Attack in Syria

Did Nawaz seek Modi's help to rescue him?

Saudi Arabia using Israeli language against Iran, Senator Aitzaz says

Peshawar Zalmi take on Multan Sultans in PSL 2018 opening fixture

Democracy was harmed for saving a person: Imran Khan

Nawaz Sharif seeks confrontation in judiciary, Parliament: Bilawal

ECP dismisses PML-N plea, declares its Senate candidates Independent

48 million Americans suffer from hunger

South Africa to cut diplomatic ties with Israel

Is Shahbaz Sharif stabbing Nawaz in the back?

Ghouta residents ‘wait for death’ amid holocaust

Pakistan adopts latest IAEA’s protocols on nuclear trade

Pakistan Deploys 1,000 Troops to Saudi Arabia amid Yemen War: Reasons, Consequences

Religious scholars to assist IHC in election act case

Nawaz Sharif: A Victim of his own Dirty schemes and Avarice

Supreme Court bars disqualified Nawaz Sharif from heading PML-N

Nawaz Sharif disqualified from party leadership

Iran and Qatar launch joint chamber of commerce

Hindu temple opens in Abu Dhabi .. Why the UAE seeks to appease Hindus?

Sharif family is a master of lies, deceit and hypocrisy, says Bilawal Bhutto

Syria blames West support for terrorists in a letter to UN

US motion to put Pakistan on terror financing watchlist differed

Senator fears Pakistani troops could get pulled into Yemen conflict

Russia will continue to boost Pakistan’s counterterrorism capacity, says FM Lavrov

Why US not trustworthy ally for Turkey

We can’t fight war of others on our soil, says Khawaja Asif

Constitution more supreme to parliament, remarks CJP

China woos Baloch militants to secure CPEC projects

PSL 3 trophy unveiling ceremony held in Dubai

Pakistani troops in the kingdom: A sudden and unexplained missive

Imran Khan suggests direct Senate elections to avoid horse-trading

Does parliament need judges’ say to legislate, asks PM

Pakistan, Azerbaijan enjoy cordial relations: Afzal

Why does Maryam relate all thief references with Nawaz, wonders Aitzaz Ahsan

Interior ministry refuses to put Sharif family’s names on ECL

PSL 2018: All you need to know about leagues, players

Photo of four women playing board game at Khana-e-Kaaba goes viral

Details of troops' deployment in Saudi Arabia can't be revealed: Senate told

Australia, US, India and Japan in talks to counter China’s spreading influence

Khawaja Asif leaves for Russia on 4-day visit

The tourist, found her way in Mashhad

French Noha at Imam Khoi Culture Center on Shahadat of Lady Fatima (S.A)

Pakistan looks to China, Saudi Arabia for succour

Iraqi court sentences Turkish woman to death for joining Islamic State

Impending crisis stopped PM from banning JuD, FIF

Yemen war: Trial time for Saudi Arabia?

US Muslims raise funds to assist Florida terrorist attack victims, Families

People to take revenge of my disqualification in 2018 polls: Nawaz

Imran’s third wedding news confirmed, Pictures released

Sharifs assets worth Rs58m 18 years back, court told

Who will keep Asma’s flame burning?

Sunnis are assured of Imam Mahdi’s reappearance: Sunni cleric

Bahraini Regime Committed Some 1,000 Human Rights Abuses in 1 Month: Report

Iran plane crash: All 66 people on board dead, says airline

Martyrdom of Hazrat Fatima (S.A)

The Story of Hazrat Fatima (sa), daughter of the Holy Prophet (pbuh)

US meddles in foreign nations elections for 'democracy': Ex CIA director

Zardari retracts statement calling Rao Anwar ‘brave kid’

PM sanctioned troop deployment to Saudi Arabia for ‘advisory purpose’

Shoaib Akhtar appointed PCB brand ambassador

‘Bajwa Doctrine’ working well against American blackmail

No militant camps exist on Pakistani soil: COAS

DRINKING HOT TEA CAN INCREASE RISK OF ESOPHAGEAL CANCER

Cannot wait to lift PSL trophy in Karachi: Sammy

Are Young People Abandoning Facebook or Not?

What’s behind Iranian President’s India visit?

Abbasi decides to abolish Gilgit-Baltistan Council

Why Asif Zardari defended Rao Anwar?

Zainab’s murderer sentenced to death by hanging on four counts

The View of Islam on the People and the Government

Senate summons defence minister over sending troops to Saudi Arabia

Abbasi gives go-ahead to PIA, PSM privatisation

US security services express fear of Pakistan’s nuclear program

Myanmar ready to take back Rohingya refugees

Why Shia-Sunni Unity Is Necessary & Important? Ayatollah Khamenei's Opinion

Farooq Sattar backs down; withdraws from selection of Senate candidates

PML-N instigated me to speak against army, offered Senate ticket in return: Ayesha Gulalai

Kuwaiti Emir hails Iran’s role in war on ISIS terror group

Supreme Court issues contempt notice to Rao Anwar

US, UK joint efforts to put Pakistan on terror watchlist

Florida school terrorist supports Trump, white supremacy, hates Muslims

Hasan Ali doubtful for initial PSL matches, Umaid Asif joins as cover

PRESS TV | Takfiri groups, a creation of West to divide Muslims: Iran president

Supporting terrorists, main objective of US-led coalition: Syria

Europe


Europe’s Muslim population projected to reach 76 million by 2050

1396/9/12 | 10:26
  Europe’s Muslim population will multiply and reach over 76 million by 2050 from the current 25 million. A revealing survey by Pew Research Center, ‘Europe’s Growing Muslim Population’, looks at the future of the 25.8 million Muslims currently residing in European countries. Citing a comprehensive swath of data, it is an attempt to see how the size of Europe’s Muslim population may change in the coming decades, depending on levels of migration. All three scenarios – zero, moderate and high – considered by researchers produced ...

Iran warns it would increase missile range if threatened by Europe

1396/9/5 | 10:26
The deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned Europe that if it threatens Tehran, the Guards will increase the range of missiles to above 2,000 kilometres. France has called for an “uncompromising” dialogue with Iran about its ballistic missile programme and a possible negotiation over the issue separate from Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.   “If we have kept the range of our missiles to 2,000 kilometres, it’s not due to lack of technology. … We are following a strategic doctrine,” Brigadier General ...

Kuwait is not concerned about Israeli lobbying in Europe

1396/8/8 | 10:26
  Kuwait is apparently not concerned about Israeli efforts to undermine its application for Schengen Area visa-free travel for Kuwaiti citizens, AlKhaleejonline.com reported.    Local sources said that the nature of Kuwaiti-EU relations means that Israel is unlikely to affect the issue. They added that Kuwait is “respected and appreciated” in Europe.       Israel’s efforts came after the Speaker of the Kuwaiti Parliament, Marzouq Al-Ghanim, asked the head of the Israeli delegation at the Inter-Parliamentary ...

Mysterious spike in radioactive particles across Europe baffles scientists

1396/7/20 | 10:26
  Radiation monitors have detected radioactive particles in the air across Europe, although the source remains a mystery.   Germany’s Office for Radiation Protection reported increased radioactivity in parts of Central and Western Europe over the last week. The heightened levels were detected at several trace measuring stations in Europe, and at six locations in Germany.     The particles are ruthenium-106, an isotope used in cancer radiation therapy for eye tumors and at times in radioisotope thermoelectric generators ...

Syrian refugee: ‘Europeans are using our name to make money’

1396/6/21 | 10:26
Fatima’s husband and two of her brothers were killed by fighters in Syria. Fearing for her children’s lives, she escaped her homeland and embarked on an arduous journey to Morocco where the family posed as Moroccans and were able to cross into Europe. “Arriving in France was like the end of a bad dream, it was a new start for us.” Less than six months later, Fatima and her children are now begging on the streets. I first met Fatima (not her real name) at a slip road in the Saint-Denis suburb of Paris, home to the famous Stade de France. ...

Saudi Arabia defends decision to execute 14 Saudi Shiites

1396/5/19 | 10:26
  Saudi Arabia is defending its decision to execute 14 minority Shiites — whose verdicts sparked criticism in the United States and Europe — declaring in a rare public statement that their trials were conducted fairly.     The men were arrested for their involvement in demonstrations in 2011 and 2012 during the Arab Spring revolts and were later sentenced to death in a secretive counterterrorism court, according to human rights activists and the men’s relatives, who also say that some of the men were tortured and forced ...

Supreme Leader important statements about U.S recent attack on Syria

1396/1/23 | 10:26
  The attack on Syria is a strategic error; as Europe is now facing the threat of Takfiri movements, the US will not stay away from this threat as well.     Some analysts believe that “the Americans recent actions, Syria missile strike, could happen in other parts of the world”.   The crime, rape, violations and abuses are expected from Americans and they have done such actions in different part of the word. The problem is where will they dare to do so? he said.     “The Islamic Republic has shown ...

Secrete preparation: UK prepares for possible war in Europe

1395/11/3 | 10:26
  Tanks have been sent through the Channel Tunnel in a secret midnight training operation to prepare for war in Europe.     Five vehicles in total were loaded onto trains, sent through, and then returned to the UK overnight on Wednesday. Five different types of vehicle were sent in order to ensure that a range of armor could be transported.     It is expected that rail will be the primary means that UK armor will be relocated to Germany in the event of NATO’s rapid reaction force being deployed for combat.     In ...

Forced conversions in India: A test case for Muslim World

1395/11/1 | 10:26
  Hundreds of Muslim girls are being forced into converting to Hinduism in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, according to media reports.    Khushingar in UP is reporting an alarming number of cases where Muslim girls are being abducted and forced to convert to Hinduism by the BJP MP Yogi Adityanath’s Hindu Yuva Vahini.     A country that self-avowedly subscribes to the principles of a particular brand of secularism in which the state does not keep out of matters of faith but rather treats all faiths equally has failed ...

Positive overtures or diplomatic move: Pakistan to attend moot in India

1395/8/7 | 10:26
 Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has confirmed that Pakistan will be attending the upcoming Heart of Asia conference scheduled to be held in India. Aziz on Monday confirmed Pakistan's participation during a press conference here, Dawn online reported. The Heart of Asia conference will be held during the first week of December in Amritsar, India. "We have started an effective campaign for the cause of self-determination of Kashmiri people," said the foreign affairs adviser. By attending the conference, a positive message ...

Bitten by own snakes: Who attacked Istanbul ISIS or PKK?

1395/4/9 | 10:26
 A gun and bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk airport has killed 41 people, at least 13 of them foreigners, and injured more than 230, officials say.Three attackers arrived in a taxi and began firing at the terminal entrance late on Tuesday. They blew themselves up after police fired back. PM Binali Yildirim said early signs pointed to so-called Islamic State but no-one has so far admitted the attack.Recent bombings have been linked to either IS or Kurdish separatists. Experts said that the Muslim country, a member of Nato and a nation that ...

The crumbling Europe: The repercussions of Britain’s decision to leave EU

1395/4/6 | 10:26
   Britain has voted to leave the European Union in a referendum, with the result throwing into question the fate of the 28-nation bloc and Prime Minister David Cameron announcing that he will step down by October. The official results were announced on Friday with the Leave campaign receiving 52 percent in Thursday's historic referendum. Cameron, who had backed the campaign to remain in the EU, said the British people made "a very clear decision to take a different path. A local result is going to have a global impact, and unravelling ...

Brussels blast aftermath: European Muslims in double whammy?

1395/1/7 | 10:26
 Two of the suicide bombers who carried out attacks in Brussels on Tuesday have been named as brothers Khalid and Brahim el-Bakraoui, Belgian nationals. The federal prosecutor said Brahim was part of the attack at Zaventem airport that killed 11 people. Khalid struck at Maelbeek metro, where 20 people died. Two other attackers at the airport have not yet been identified. One of them died, another is on the run. Prosecutors say Brahim left a note in which he wrote of his desperation. Belgium is observing three days of national mourning. The ...

Brussels bombing: Europe pay price of greater racial profiling and discrimination

1395/1/4 | 10:26
 Bombs exploded at the Brussels airport and one of the city’s metro stations on Tuesday, killing 34 people and wounding dozens, as a European capital was again locked down amid heightened security threats. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attacks. The blasts, at least one of them blamed on a suicide bomber, left behind a chaotic scene of splattered blood in the departure lounge as windows were blown out, ceilings collapsed and travelers streamed out of the smoky building. About an hour later, another bomb exploded on ...

The host fatigue: Simmering Afghan refugees crisis trouble Pakistan

1394/12/12 | 10:26
 A senior UN official has urged Pakistan to resolve the status of more than 2.5 million Afghan refugees living in Pakistan whose registration cards have expired or who remain unregistered. While Europe has grappled with the exodus of people from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, Pakistan hosts the world's largest long-term refugee population, according to the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), most of whom are Afghans who have fled more than three decades of war. In December, registration cards providing temporary legal ...

Undeniable evidences: West encourages Terrorism and Extremism

1394/10/22 | 10:26
 Muammar Gaddafi warned Tony Blair in two fraught phone conversations in 2011 that his removal from the Libyan leadership would open a space for al-Qaida to seize control of the country and even launch an invasion of Europe. The transcripts of the conversations have been published with Blair’s agreement by the UK foreign affairs select committee, which is conducting an inquiry into the western air campaign that led to the ousting and killing of Gaddafi in October 2011.In the two calls the former British prime minister pleaded with Gaddafi ...

Charlie Hebdo attack one year one: When the West’s freedom of speech learned a lesson

1394/10/20 | 10:26
 On Wednesday 7 January 2015 two masked gunmen opened fire in the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, killing 12 and bringing terror deep into the heart of Europe. Their massacre of the magazine’s editor Stephane Charbonnier, along with four cartoonists, three editorial staff, a bodyguard and a guest was widely seen as an attack on the freedom of speech. It is thought that controversial caricatures of the prophet Mohamed pbuh published in the magazine were the motivation for gunmen’s deadly actions. The weekly that was ...

Social media double standards:  Is the blood of Muslims inferior than Westerns?

1394/9/13 | 10:26
 Facebook has faced criticism for creating a tool to overlay the colours of the French flag — and only the French flag — on one's profile picture after last week's attacks in Paris. Some users pointed out that previous deadly ISIS attacks on civilians in Beirut and Baghdad didn't prompt similar tools to overlay the flags of those countries on their selfies. "Certainly the criticis communication at the University of Toronto.  "The number of people that pointed out this discrepancy, that it was about a Eurocentric, or more broadly, ...

Deportation of Pakistani migrants: Does a green passport carry no value?

1394/9/5 | 10:26
 Europe plans to accelerate the deportation of tens of thousands of illegal Pakistani migrants in a bid to free up space and resources for refugees with more legitimate asylum requests, a senior diplomat said Monday. Dimitris Avramopoulos, the European commissioner for migration, home affairs and citizenship, delivered the message during a visit to Pakistan’s capital in response to the ongoing refugee crisis. Although Syrians and Afghans make up the bulk of the most recent arrivals, Pakistanis also have been seeking asylum in Europe. They ...

Pakistan to sticks to take back citizens deported from Europe

1394/9/2 | 10:26
Islamabad: Pakistan will stick to an agreement to take back citizens who are deported from mainland Europe, a top EU official said on Monday, days after a Pakistani minister said it was suspending a deal under which thousands per year are repatriated.European Union nations signed the accord with Islamabad in 2009 allowing them to repatriate illegal Pakistani immigrants and other nationalities that transited through Pakistan on their way to Europe.Last week, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar said airlines returning deportees without Pakistani permission ...

Is suspending agreements and slapping on extra provisos solution of the problem?

1394/8/29 | 10:26
  Pakistan on Tuesday instructed its diplomatic missions in European capitals to demand evidence of a potential crime when host countries sought to deport illegal immigrants being held on terror charges to Pakistan.The move came days after Islamabad said it had suspended its agreement on the readmission of illegal immigrants with European Union countries, except Britain, because of its “blatant misuse”.During a meeting on Tuesday, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan directed Pakistani diplomatic missions in Europe to demand proof ...

Paris mayhem: A fresh wave of xenophobic and anti-Muslim sentiments engulfs Europe

1394/8/27 | 10:26
Pakistan fears that the working conditions for its nationals living abroad could become starker and harsher in the aftermath of the execution-style killings of 132 Parisians by Islamic State terrorists. The Paris massacre has already triggered a xenophobic and anti-Muslim sentiment in Europe with far-right groups stepping up their campaigns against the influx of refugees from Muslim countries. According to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), more than 750,000 migrants are estimated to have arrived in Europe by sea so far this year. ...

Pakistan-Belarus accord: Is it a window of opportunity to access European market?

1394/8/22 | 10:26
 Pakistan and Belarus signed 18 accords of economic and humanitarian cooperation on Tuesday. The two countries have inked seven agreements, six memoranda of understanding and three protocols to agreements in addition to two more programmes on roadmaps to economic and humanitarian assistance. Belarus Prime Minister Andrey Kobyakov is in Pakistan on a three-day visit – the first by any PM from the east European country. PM Nawaz Sharif welcomed the Belarusian premier and his delegation, and said such visits would augment their ties in the ...

Refugees influx: Is Turkey playing politics on refuges issue?

1394/7/28 | 10:26
EU leaders met in Brussels on Thursday to discuss plans to help deal with the ongoing influx of refugees from the Middle East, urging Turkey in particular to play a larger role in solving the crisis.Last week, leaders proposed a plan to help ease the burden many European countries are facing. The plan would focus on giving Turkey more aid to assist refugees within its borders, in the hope that this would discourage them from attempting to flee to Europe.In a speech before the Bundestag earlier Thursday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Turkey ...

Pledging peacekeepers: Is US serious to bring peace across the world?

1394/7/11 | 10:26
U.S. President Barack Obama announced on Monday more than 50 countries have pledged some 40,000 peacekeepers for possible deployment on United Nations missions, as well as helicopters, medical units and training and equipment to deal with roadside bombs.Obama chaired a summit of world leaders at the United Nations to garner commitments to boost the capacity and capabilities of U.N. peacekeeping and to allow the world body to deploy forces more rapidly if a new operation is created."Our goal should be to make every new peace operation more efficient ...

Are Muslims threat to Europe?

1394/7/10 | 10:26
The EU Commission warned on Thursday (1 October) that the “age-old monster” of anti-Semitism and Islamophobia are on the rise in Europe amid the refugee crisis and vowed to fight them, albeit with a limited legal arsenal.Frans Timmermans, Commission Vice President responsible for rule of law, said that because of the influx of migrants, it is “no surprise” that there are fears of terrorism and fear of the new in European societies.He added that it is the responsibility of the politicians is to “put that into perspective,” and stop singling ...

Angel Angela Merkel: Germany opens up arms for Syrian refugees

1394/6/20 | 10:26
 Applause, cheers and excited shouts of familial recognition filled the brisk afternoon air outside the Hauptbahnhof train station today as thousands of mostly Syrian refugees finished — what for many — will be the final leg of their perilous 2,100 mile journey to seek asylum in Germany. Expectant family members who have already found asylum in Germany crowded with reporters and craned their necks to look for arriving loved ones. Such happy sightings were announced to all with a sharp shout, followed by a strong embrace and kisses across ...

Would the Alyan Kurd’s death change anything for Syrian Refugees?

1394/6/15 | 10:26
The gut-wrenching photographs of the three-year-old Alyan Kurdi’s body being carried from the beach by a Turkish police officer has become the symbol of Europe’s failure to confront and manage the refugee crisis unfolding on its back door. Not since the shadows of World War II has there been such an enormous movement of people into Europe.While experts point to the fact that the majority of refugees prefer to remain within their country with a view to returning when the calamities end, this is no longer an option for Syrians. Syria offers ...

Internal factors of Religious extremism: Shiite Muslims are not tyrants: Ghulam Hur Shabbiri

1394/6/14 | 10:26
 Ghulam Hur Shabbiri is a renowned religious scholar equally popular in Pakistan and Europe. He belongs to the alumni of “ Jauza Ilmia” of Qum, Iran. After enlightening the Muslims of USA for ten years he became associated with Islamic centers of United Kingdom. In his interview with Shafaqna he vividly explained the state of Shiite Muslims in Pakistan and increasing fanaticism among Muslim world. Apart from this he also discussed the important aspects of life of Charismatic leader martyred Arif Husseni. Allama Hur Shabbiri in his exclusive ...

Drowned kid sparks outcry: Would the world realize the apathy of Syrian people?

1394/6/13 | 10:26
 At least 12 Syrians trying to reach Greece have drowned off Turkey after the boats they were travelling in sank. An image of one of the victims - a kid  lying face down on the beach - has sparked an international outcry over the human cost of the crisis.The picture, released by a Turkish news agency, is trending worldwide on Twitter under the #KiyiyaVuranInsanlik ("humanity washed ashore") hashtag. Thousands of migrants have died this year trying to reach Europe by sea. Another image shows a sombre Turkish rescue worker carrying the child ...

Devastating August: $5 trillion off the global economy

1394/6/4 | 10:26
 Panic selling led to a major drop in the benchmark index of the Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) on Monday. The KSE-100 Index went down 3.97%, or 1,370 points, to reach 33,149.6 points at 1:03pm on the week’s first day of trading. It had declined by as much as 1,492 points, but gained more than 100 points afterwards. The drop in the benchmark index since the beginning of trading at 9:30am is equal to the week-on-week decrease in the KSE-100 Index recorded at the end of August 21.The KSE-100 Index is heading south in line with nearly all global ...

Greece crisis: Unless the European Central Bank props up people will continue to suffer

1394/4/27 | 10:26
Greece’s Parliament passed austerity measures needed to secure a fresh bailout, but a rebellion within the ruling Syriza party is testing whether Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras can hold his government together as he seeks to complete the deal. The measures, which include steep spending cuts and tax increases, were approved early Thursday by 229 lawmakers in the country’s 300-seat Parliament, many of them opposition lawmakers. Among the 149 lawmakers in Mr. Tsipras’s left-wing Syriza party, 32 voted against the deal—including former finance ...

Greece defaults: Europe plunges into new crisis

1394/4/13 | 10:26
 In a dramatic but widely expected step, Greece formally defaulted on a $1.7 billion payment to the International Monetary Fund. Greece became the first developed country to default to the IMF, an organization of 188 nations that tries to keep the world economy stable. Greece will now be cut off from access to IMF resources until the payment is made. Greece asked for a two-year bailout from Europe, its third in six years. The bankrupt country is reported to be asking for 29 billion euros ($32 billion). However after the tough conditions of ...

Learning from China

1394/2/30 | 10:26
SHAFAQNA PAKISTAN (Shia News Agency)-Four years ago, China added 1.64 Gigawatts of electricity to its national grid through alternative means. In the previous year, China took one more significant leap forward and added 64 Gigawatts from alternative sources to its national grid.Europe is planning solar parks producing Gigawatts of electricity in Saharan Africa and electricity from this site will be dispatched to Europe through carbon fiber super conductors made with nanotechnology. This conduction will be in direct current (DC) form as DC is more ...