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Is Abbas ready to end his punishment of Gaza?

Kuwait ready to commence Yemen peace talks

Donald Trump : A president or a goon?

Abbasi shakes UN by bold address: Pakistan won't be a 'scapegoat' in Afghan war

Show of poor diplomacy: A wrong message to US

Collapse of Iran deal would send a 'terrible signal': Germany

Egypt’s Sisi urges Palestinians to unite, co-exist with Israelis

UAE and Saudi Arabia to normalize their secret relations with Israel

Dodging accountability courts: Did establishment give a safe passage to Nawaz Sharif?

Netanyahu Says Trump Promised to ‘Fix’ Iran Deal

Free Balochistan: An insider to heavily funded Indian campaign against Pakistan

95,000 patients waiting for unknown fate from the continued closure of Sanaa airport

Brutal lynching: Can Pakistan courts provide Justice to Mashal Khan?

Hamza bin Laden: the heir to al Qaeda?

Why has a UK team genetically edited human embryos?

How Russia came to Pakistan’s help?

Defying Courts: What is next for Nawaz Sharif?

Such TV | Rouhani censures Trump’s anti-Iran rhetoric

President Trump calls for a holocaust on the floor of the United Nations

Iran infiltrated US military, obtained proof of ISIS collusion

Saudi plan to ‘accept Israel as a brotherly state’

United States supplying weapons worth $2.2B to Syrian terrorists organization

LUBP | How dishonest “Social Justice Warriors” work to curb the religious freedoms of targeted groups

“Go Nawaz Go” Makes it to Speed Test Server!

UAE ambassador to Ankara threatens Turkey to close down its embassy

Saudi Arabia's king-in-waiting cements grip on power with charm and crackdowns

US paradoxes and Pakistan’s war against terrorism

Free Balochistan: A joint venture of RAW and CIA to burry CPEC

Confidential U.N. report accuses Saudi coalition of killing hundreds of Yemeni kids

Pakistani teenager develops anti-BlueWhale app

UAE’s ambassador to the U.S considers Saudi Arabia responsible for the ruining of the UAE’s good name

Rabbani seeks official response on anti-Pakistan posters in Switzerland

Nawaz Sharif must not appear before NAB court: Maryam

Trump says if threatened, US will 'totally destroy' North Korea

EXCLUSIVE – Interview with Dr. S.M. Kazem Mesbah Mousavi, Imam Ali Centre Canada

More than 800 Shia pilgrims have to stay at Taftan border for a week

Five eminent Shia scholars banned from entering Gilgit under unjust policy of balance

57 accused charge-sheeted in Mashal Khan lynching case

Nisar lashes out at Khaqan Abbasi, Asif for statements on ‘internal matters’

Pakistan team kicks off training, ahead of Sri Lanka series in UAE

Bank of China permitted to start operations in Pakistan

Pakistan protests with Switzerland over ‘Free Balochistan’ posters

Nawaz Sharif, children fail to appear in court; summons reissued

US paradoxes and Pakistan’s war against terrorism

Saudi plan to ‘accept Israel as a brotherly state’

Was NA-120 election rigged?

UAE ambassador to Ankara threatens Turkey to close down its embassy

Saudi Arabia's king-in-waiting cements grip on power with charm and crackdowns

Confidential U.N. report accuses Saudi coalition of killing hundreds of Yemeni kids

Pakistani teenager develops anti-BlueWhale app

US’ Black Hawk Down in Yemen

Outrage in Egypt over Israeli Flag in educational book

Russo-Saudi closeness: What are two sides’ goals?

Arrest warrants: Should Imran Khan present himself before ECP?

Is Establishment pulling NAB’s strings?

How CIA and Raw are funding Pakistani separatists: An Inside story

An old desire: Is Gov trying to place ISI under civilian control?

Certain Western states still back terror groups in Syria: Assad

Iran, Pakistan army chiefs urge Muslim world action to end Rohingya plight

Iraq vice president: Baghdad won't tolerate creation of ‘second Israel’

Myanmar says US official barred from Rohingya conflict zone

Iraq’s Nujaba Movement condemns terrorist attacks in Nasiriyah

Unofficial results show PML-N’s Kulsoom set to win NA-120 by-election

Is China using North Korea to break US's Super power's myth?

US Plan for New Afghan Force Poses Threat to Civilians

UK arms sales benefiting most from Middle East wars

UAE: Saudi Arabia was going to launch military attack on Qatar

US policy shift: Would Pakistan turn into another Iran for US?

Has Trump become a leader of Arab nationalism?

Is Gwadar a toll plaza?

Would a defeat in NA-120 would end PML-N's politics from Punjab?

Rohingyas of Karachi struggle to deal with identity crisis

Guilt of war crimes: Suicide among US war veterans highest in west

Saudi Crown Prince Calls Off Visit to Paris for Fear of Popular Uprising

Iqna | Georgian Muslim Cleric Urges Boycotting Myanmar to End Massacre of Rohingya

Mehr News | ‘Saudi Arabia, Taliban like brothers’

Such TV | JUIF rejects hiring educated imams in KP mosques

Why US is not happy with Deir Ez-Zor’s recapture from ISIS?

The United States and Russia rejected the request of Israel to keep Iran far from the Syrian border

Netanyahu is the Israeli Trump

Paradiagm shift: Pakistan’s big ‘No” to US aid

Did PML-N verbal attacks on Judiciary affected the Panama review appeal?

Saudi Arabia, Sudan banned from Labour party conference

Kulbhoshan Yadav’s case: Why ICJ will not give decision in favor of Pakistan?

Why emergence of Hafiz Saeed linked-MML in Pakistani politics is almost inevitable

UNICEF says 240,000 Rohingya kids in dangerous situation

We will sink Japan and turn US to 'ashes and darkness', says North Korea

Pakistan Still Hasn’t Received Trump’s Demand List

Saudi security: detained preachers are members of spying cell

Russia urges Syria not to retaliate against Israel airstrike

Controversial Saudi Prince detained

Facts hidden by the UAE about its military aircraft crashed in Yemen and the fate of its crew

‘Blue Whale’ taking a bite out of K-P

Who is pressurising NAB to file appeal in Hudaibiya case?

China Backs UN Call for Justice in Yemen; US, Saudis Object to Move

Deepening rift: Would PML-N meet the same fate of MQM?

A dangerous tactics: Why Daesh is targeting IT experts from Pakistan universities?

Ansarullah missiles can reach anywhere in UAE: Houthi

Iran a partner in Syrian victory: Assad's letter to Ayatollah Khamenei

MEHR | Saudi Arabia, Israel paving way for US military presence on China border

Europe


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

1396/6/21 | 18:59
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 | 18:59
  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 | 18:59
  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 | 18:59
  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 | 18:59
  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 | 18:59
 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 | 18:59
 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 | 18:59
   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 | 18:59
 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 | 18:59
 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 | 18:59
 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 | 18:59
 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 | 18:59
 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 | 18:59
 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 | 18:59
 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 | 18:59
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 | 18:59
  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 | 18:59
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 | 18:59
 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 | 18:59
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 | 18:59
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 | 18:59
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 | 18:59
 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 | 18:59
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 | 18:59
 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 | 18:59
 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 | 18:59
 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 | 18:59
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 | 18:59
 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 | 18:59
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 ...