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Why are Russia and Iran avoiding a war with Israel?

Dismayed Fazal-ur-Rehman: NA passes bill approving FATA's merger with K-P

‘More than 3,000 Hazaras killed since Sept 11, 2011’

Alaska jail sued for feeding Muslims pork, starving them in Ramadan

Tel Aviv will be bombarded if Israeli aggression on Gaza continues: Islamic Jihad

Ex-ISI Chief's revelations: How Musharraf played double game on Kargil

Pakistan's threat to annihilate Israel and secrete plan to destroy Pakistan's nukes: An Inside Story

Can Pakistan really unearth Israel in 12 minutes: Facts and Figures

Bashing military: Would Nawaz Sharif's election campaign work?

Sunni-Shia unity witnessed at MWM’s Iftar party in Lahore

Pakistan Can Destroy Israel In less than 12 Minutes: General Zubair Mahmood Hayat

Fasting in Ramazan is dangerous for all of us: Danish Minister

Arms smuggling to Yemen Houthis by Pak firm not proved

Empty Chairs: The dark days for PML-N

Clash of interests: Why Imran Khan would be in hot waters?

Venezuela kicks out top ranking US officials

Saudi royal urges coup to depose King Salman, protect kingdom from harm

US seeking regime change with 12 demands on Iran, experts say

100 Day plan: Is Imran Khan sure to win the next election?

Sunni party chief lambastes banned Deobandi parties alliance under Sami-ul-Haq

A laughing Stock: Why UN should be abolished?

Muslims forced to drink alcohol and eat pork in Chinese detention camps, claims former inmate

Is a drone attack possible on Football World Cup?

Desperate Nawaz Sharif on suicide mission

PTM denial and TTP support: What is the Inside story?

Iran denies accusations of aiding Taliban in Afghanistan

‘Ramadan of Aleppo more beautiful’ event revitalizes old city

Palestinians in Jerusalem reject Ramadan meals provided by UAE

Deadly heatwave: At least 65 dead from heatstroke in Karachi

The spineless Arab world

How did Imam Khamenei predict the failure of JCPOA?

Are religious parties going to reign in Pakistan in 2018 polls?

Shia Friday prayer leader asks PML-N to desist from anti-Army Narrative

Parting ways with Govt: Opportunist Fazal-Ur-Rehman jumps out of sinking PML-N ship

Dirty politics: Is Nawaz putting country's security in danger?

Iran rejects report about proposal for new agreement with major powers

UK royal wedding just another public deception: Academic

Turkish intelligence receives information about an attempt to assassinate Erdogan

The New ‘Axis of Evil’ Forms Up Against Iran

Is Nawaz Sharif campaigning for his downfall?

Trump’s sanctions on Iran threaten plans for Chabahar port

The Last gamble: What is Nawaz Sharif's long term game?

China Lands Nuclear Bombers on Disputed Islands in warning to US

Abbas Town bombing, Nishtar Park carnage cases to be tried by military courts

Quetta Operations: Pakistan COAS takes the fight of Hazaras

Netanyahu dines with Emiratis as Palestinians boycott their iftars

Russia unveils world’s first floating nuclear power station

EU Blocks US Sanctions Against Iran

EU too weak to challenge US hegemony: Prof. Entessar

Who are the People of Ali?

Pakistan raises issue of Israeli terrorism in Gaza at UN General Assembly

Afghan cricket stadium attack leaves 8 dead, 45 wounded

Sabika Sheikh profile: Pakistani student who got killed in Texas school shooting

Rohingya rape victims: A time of retrospection for Muslims

Nawaz Sharif's self centered approach: Is PML-S in the offing?

Avenfield Case: Is Adiala Jail ready to receive Nawaz Sharif?

China tries to brainwash Muslims in internment camps

Cuban airliner with 113 on board crashes after takeoff from Havana

At least 8 students killed as gunman opens fire at Texas school, US media reports

Gunman storms into Trump golf course ranting about president before exchanging fire with police

Cat is out of Bag: US comes out to Nawaz Sharif's rescue

Defence Attache Col Joseph Hall will face trial in the US, FO claims

Where is Mohammad bin Salman? Media speculates about possible death of Saudi Crown Prince

Who pushed Nawaz Sharif into this mess? An Inside story

Shrouding mystery: Why is international world interested in volume 10?

Conditions for talks: What is Zardari's new game plan against PML-N?

Nawaz Sharif's rhetoric: Is Nawaz deliberately pushing PML-N to the end?

'One Belt-One Road' may be Iran, China gateway to becoming soft-power giants

Why Arab Muslim states are silent on Gaza Massacre?

The Holy Month of Ramadan: The Month of Glory, Forbearance, Patience and Brotherhood

Selective Outrage on Gaza exposes Salafi Supremacists of the Muslim World

Fallout of Nawaz Sharif’s statement

Saudi crown prince goes into hiding since last month's attack on royal palace

'Monday massacre a day of shame for Muslims'

US, Israel flags burned at pro-Palestine rally in Pakistan

Saudi referee handed lifetime ban for match-fixing

A sigh of relief for Hazaras: LeJ Balochistan chief along two fellows killed.,

Pak-Afghan thaw: Can China bring neighbors close?

Ramazan moon sighted, holy month to begin from Tomorrow

Massacre of Palestinians: Is two state solution over forever?

Pakistan, Turkey to raise voice against Israeli atrocities at world forums

How will Europe act towards Palestine now?

Spilling the beans: Nawaz Sharif to unveil names behind 2014 Sit ins?

Nawaz Sharif on a suicide mission?

Mysterious departure: Why Pakistan allowed killer US diplomat to fly away?

US closely monitoring Iranian forces in Persian Gulf: Navy chief

North Korea threatens to cancel Trump meeting

Turkey asks Israeli envoy to leave country

Tribal elders, political leaders in Bajaur back security forces against PTM

South Africa withdraws its ambassador to Israel “with immediate effect”

Arabic press review: Tunisian union may block US ships to protest embassy move

Would opening of embassy in Jerusalem give new impetus to Al-Qaeda?

MH370 Captain Crashed Plane in Murder-suicide: Experts

The last selfie: How technology has become a menace for millennials

Refusal to retract remarks: Is Nawaz Sharif looking for Martial Law?

World's criminal silence: Another blood bath Gaza

Succumbed to US pressure: Killer US diplomat allowed to leave

28 Palestinians martyred in clashes ahead of US Jerusalem embassy opening

Nawaz's new Narrative: Is it an attempt to appease India?

Nawaz's comments in 'best interest' of Pakistan, says Maryam

Germany


Saudi royal urges coup to depose King Salman, protect kingdom from harm

1397/3/1 | 08:18
An exiled Saudi prince has called for a coup by his influential uncles to depose King Salman and prevent the current ruling structure led by his son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, from doing more damage to the kingdom. Prince Khaled bin Farhan, who has been awarded asylum in Germany, made the call on Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz and Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz in comments to the Middle East Eye news portal published on Monday. He asked the duo to use the influence they wield with their fellow royals as well as with the military to bring about ...

Osama bin Laden's bodyguard found living in Germany on Welfare

1397/2/16 | 08:18
  A former bodyguard of mass killer Osama bin Laden is being supported to live free in Germany at a cost to taxpayers of over £1,000 per month. Although classified as dangerous and forced to report to police every day, authorities claim Sami A. cannot be sent back to his Tunisian homeland because the risk of torture would be too high. He has already had his asylum application rejected by Germany and handed a deportation order. But the 42-year-old, who travelled to Afghanistan in the late 1990s to become a bodyguard for the architect ...

German bill seeks to prevent weapons exports to Saudi Arabia, UAE over Yemen conflict

1397/2/9 | 08:18
  Germany’s democratic socialist political party Die Linke has proposed a draft bill aimed at banning weapons exports to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for their role in the three-year-old Yemen war, which has claimed the lives of thousands of civilians in the impoverished Arab country. The bill seeks to prevent weapons exports and all other related goods and services to the two countries over their human rights abuses in Yemen. The proposed law, if approved, would not only stop future transactions from being made but ...

A German newspaper announced the possibility of a chemical attacks in Europe executed by ISIS terrorists.

1397/1/30 | 08:18
  The German newspaper De Velt, wrote on the basis of reports published by German security and intelligence agencies that "The Extremists" are capable of planing and executing toxic gas attacks in Europe. According to the reports, European ISIS supporters can carry out small chemical attacks on trains, subways, or planes. A foreign intelligence agency has warned European security officials that ISIS is provoking its supporters to carry out such terrorist attacks, in particular, attacks on hydrogen sulfide or chlorine gas, which, when ...

Merkel: Germany will not participate in any possible military action against Syria

1397/1/23 | 08:18
  German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday the country will not take part in any possible military action against Syria. In a joint news conference with the Danish prime minister, Lars Lucha Rasmussen, Angela Merkel declared that German forces will not attack the Syrian Army or other government forces.”But we see, and support this, that everything is being done to send a signal that this use of chemical weapons is not acceptable,” she added. The German Chancellor believes it is “obvious” that the Syrian government has ...

Other countries have pulled back from the war in Yemen; why hasn’t Britain?

1397/1/15 | 08:18
  As the church bells rang in the New Year of 2018, Norway announced that it would be cutting arms sales to any country fighting in Yemen. A couple of weeks later, Germany said the same thing. The Netherlands and Sweden have also pulled out. Very early on in hostilities, Pakistan decided, based on a parliamentary vote, not to support its closest historical ally, Saudi Arabia, in continuing the war. Qatar has also withdrawn, albeit as part of the maelstrom of diplomacy that currently characterises Gulf geopolitics. With all of this disinterest ...

German FM to Israel: Your actions won't go unnoticed by EU

1396/11/12 | 08:18
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has issued a warning to Israel over the EU's rising "frustration" with the Tel Aviv regime's policies toward the future of a so-called two-state solution. Speaking at a conference in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, Gabriel noted that several members of the Israeli cabinet were “explicitly against the two-state solution.” He added that such a solution “has always been the foundation of our engagement for Israeli-Palestinian peace and for the large amount of funding” from Germany and the EU. "We need to ...

Germany stops arms sales to Saudi Arabia

1396/11/2 | 08:18
  Germany has stopped selling weapons to Saudi Arabia and almost all of its allies waging war on Yemen, in a decision likely to have both an impact on the Riyadh regime and a domino effect on other Western and non-Western countries exporting arms to Saudi Arabia.   German government spokesman Steffen Seibert said on Friday that the Federal Security Council was no longer issuing export licenses that “are not in accordance with the conclusion of the exploratory talks,” Germany’s official DPA news agency reported.   The ...

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

1396/10/30 | 08:18
Anyone who is aware of Iran and Iranian society knows that the Iranian system is very strong, and it won't be affected by any measures.   The Asia Times wrote about the support of Western countries on Iran’s protest that: The West is talking about the protesters, but, is not talking about the reaction of the Iranian government towards this protest. We should all see that if such incident took place in France or Germany, how would have police of these countries reacted.   During the visit of the Iranian cities, I came to know that ...

Germany consider wives, children of ISIS terrorists as security threats

1396/9/14 | 08:18
  The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency has expressed concern about the threat posed by their wives and children of ISIS terrorists returning to the country from Syria and Iraq.   “There are children who have been brainwashed and highly radicalized at ‘schools’ in ISIS-held areas. It’s a problem for us because many of these kids and teenagers can sometimes be dangerous,” Hans-Georg Maassen warned Sunday in an interview with the Deutsche Presse Agentur (dpa) news agency, as cited by Süddeutsche Zeitung.   Massen ...

ISIS takes Santa Claus hostage!

1396/9/8 | 08:18
  In images released by ISIS supporters, the extremists posed a serious threat to Christmas markets in Britain, France and Germany.   On one of the posters, there is a picture of Santa Claus on a background of London Streets kneeling in front of an ISIS member with his hands tied.   ISIS supporters posted said images in Messaging apps in English, French and German. on the pictures there is also a message “Soon on your vacation,” which apparently suggests London should wait for a terrorist attack on the holiday season. ...

German security firms encouraging refugees to become prostitutes at shelters

1396/8/4 | 08:18
  German security companies are reportedly encouraging refugees to become prostitutes at shelters.Social workers working at these Berlin firms told German broadcaster ZDF.   They revealed that the "pimp network" at refugee shelters in Berlin was also targeting minors, Daily Sabah reported.   Guards at these security companies would reportedly make the first contact with their targets, who are mostly male asylum seekers.   A 20-year-old rejected asylum seeker confessed to German media that he was approached by a German ...

Trump’s Iran plans pushing EU toward Russia, China: Germany

1396/7/21 | 08:18
US President Donald Trump’s reported plans to “decertify” the 2015 Iran nuclear deal is alienating Washington’s European allies, pushing them towards Russia and China, says German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel. The comments came amid speculation that Trump was going to unveil a broad strategy on confronting Iran on Friday, in part by refusing to certify Tehran's commitment to the nuclear deal with the P5+1 group of nations—the US, the UK, France, China, Russia and Germany. Under the deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of ...

Mysterious spike in radioactive particles across Europe baffles scientists

1396/7/20 | 08:18
  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 ...

German FM urges US to engage in nuclear dialogue with Iran

1396/7/10 | 08:18
  German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has called on the United States to engage in dialogue with Iran over its nuclear program amid growing concerns about the future of the nuclear agreement Iran clinched with the P5+1 group of countries more than two years ago. In a statement on Sunday, Gabriel welcomed US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's announcement that Washington was in direct contact with North Korea and was “probing” whether the government in Pyongyang was open to talks about its nuclear weapons program. Amid an escalating ...

Merkel’s victory: The rise of Extremism in the world

1396/7/6 | 08:18
    Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives beat their rivals on Sunday to win her a fourth term in an election that will brought a far-right party into Germany's parliament for the first time in more than half a century.     After shock election results last year, from Britain's vote to leave the European Union to the election of President Donald Trump, many look to Merkel to rally a bruised liberal Western order tasking her with leading a post-Brexit Europe.     Where Emmanuel Macron’s twin decisive ...

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

1396/6/31 | 08:18
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has warned that any US move to scrap Iran's nuclear deal would discourage other countries from going to the negotiating table to discuss their nuclear activities. A collapse of the accord, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), would send a “terrible signal” for other diplomatic efforts, Gabriel said on the sidelines of a UN meeting in New York on Thursday. “What should motivate countries like North Korea or others to enter into negotiations in the future when the one example ...

Germany halts major arms supplies to Turkey as tensions heighten

1396/6/21 | 08:18
Germany has stopped all major weapons exports to Turkey over the country’s worsening human rights situation amid heightened tensions between the two NATO allies. “We have put on hold all big requests (for arms exports) that Turkey has sent to us, and these are really not a few,” German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Monday after his ministry announced that another German couple have been detained in Turkey over alleged political charges.        Gabriel noted that Berlin was generally obliged to send arms to its NATO partner, ...

Hundreds form Sharia Police set to patrol the streets of Germany

1396/4/20 | 08:18
  A hundred Islamists are now openly enforcing Sharia law on the streets of Berlin, according to local police who are investigating a recent string of violent assaults in the German capital.         Hahaha!!!!!!!!! It has begun! From disciplined soldiers paroling the streets, imposing law and order now we get to Germanystan! Allahu Akbar on the streets… sad but so funny! You can’t help but laugh at our own demise here in Europe.   And this is of course just the beginning as millions of migrants continue ...

Syrian ceasefire: US again comes to rescue defeating Takfiris

1396/4/19 | 08:18
  A ceasefire brokered by the US, Russia and Jordan went into effect Sunday in southwest Syria as part of an agreement hailed as a precursor to greater cooperation between Russia and the US over the war-ravaged country.   The plan was announced Friday at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, after a meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin.     The ceasefire covers three southwestern regions. The fear is that this represents nothing more than an individual deal for that portion ...

Saudi Arabia can’t be modified without a broad-based movement

1396/3/14 | 08:18
A Saudi prince said: "Saudi Arabia will not be modified without a popular movement."   Following the escalation of popular discontent with the ruling Al Saud, a Saudi prince said: “Saudi Arabia will not be modified without a popular movement which motivate people to enjoy freedom, dignity and justice.” Khalid bin Farhan Al Saud, who defected from Saudi royal family and lives in Germany, once again called the people of his country to hold rally in protest against Saudi officials and to restore their legitimate rights from the rulers ...

Germany’s Merkel tells Saudis to stop war on Yemen as arms sales go on

1396/2/11 | 08:18
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on Riyadh to halt its military aggression against Yemen, despite Berlin continuing its arms sales to the kingdom. "We believe in the UN-led process of diplomatic resolution…We do not think that there can be a military solution to this conflict," said Merkel during a visit to the Saudi port city of Jeddah on Sunday. She added that measures must be taken to reverse the "extremely bad humanitarian situation" in Yemen. This as an agreement was signed for Saudi troops to receive training from German ...

Why Pakistan should be concerned about US-Iran strenuous ties?

1395/11/19 | 08:18
    When the 2015 nuclear deal was reached between Iran and the five permanent members of the Security Council, plus Germany, there was a feeling of relief in most of the international community; conflict had been averted and diplomacy had won the day.      Of course, there were critics of the deal, most prominently members of the far right in the US, as well as the powers that be in Tel Aviv and the Gulf sheikhdoms.     Today, as conflict rages in the Middle East — fuelled both by the attempts at regime ...

West’s bigoted voices: Who is to be blamed for religious radicalization?

1395/10/2 | 08:18
  While it is too early to say with surety whether the incident in Berlin on Tuesday was an attack or accident, but it would surely further strengthen the voices of bigotry in the west.     Twelve people have died so far and 48 injured due to a truck hurtling through a busy market. The loss of innocent lives is tremendously unfortunate, and no one should have to endure such a loss, especially when their loved ones had gone out to enjoy their traditional festivities.   Views in Europe and America against Muslims refugees are already ...

Alarming situation: Why Muslim refugees are rapidly converting into Christianity?

1395/9/21 | 08:18
    Across Germany small numbers of Muslim refugees are being baptized. But the reasons for why they change their faith are complicated.   Thousands of Muslim migrants are converting to Christianity after they arrive in Europe, raising concerns they are being carried out in a cynical attempt to gain asylum.   Muslim refugees have recently been taking the same step throughout Germany, where nearly 900,000 asylum seekers arrived in 2015. Church leaders have confirmed a notable, though not huge, trend upward, but have not ...

Germany to ban Hijab: West launches war against Islamic Culture:

1395/9/18 | 08:18
  German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that the full veil is not suitable and should be banned wherever possible, it doesn’t belong here. Merkel said she would support a nationwide prohibition on Islamic veils covering the face. The German interior minister and one of Ms Merkel’s closest allies in the CDU, proposed a partial burqa ban in August and called the veils contrary to integration.   Support for bans on full-face veils has been growing across Europe since France became the first country to implement such a law in ...

Heinous crimes:  Would the world accept Pakistani migrants?

1395/7/11 | 08:18
 A father has been shot dead by police in a Germany migrant camp after trying to stab a man accused of raping his eight-year-old daughter. Police were in the process of arresting the 27-year-old suspect when the girl's enraged father allegedly came running at him with a knife shouting: "You will not survive this".Eyewitnesses say the man was then shot at more than once by officers and he died in hospital a short while later, where he was identified as the girl's 29-year-old father, from Iraq. In another incident Four Pakistani teenagers ...

Mass Exodus:  Pakistan no more a desired country to live

1395/6/16 | 08:18
Thus far, this year has seen a hike in the number of Pakistanis filing applications for asylum in Germany, England and the U.S. Figures released by the three countries discernibly reveals that more than 10,000 Pakistan had sought asylum in three mentioned countries. In line with the data released; largest number of Pakistanis seeking asylum poured into Germany. German interior ministry stated that 9,185 Pakistanis had filed applications seeking asylum from January 2016 to July 2016. Pakistanis made eight largest group of asylum seekers in Germany. ...

 Stronger mettle: Commendable steadfastness of Merkel on refugees

1395/5/11 | 08:18
Angela Merkel has delivered a staunch defence of her open-door policy towards refugees, insisting she feels no guilt over a series of violent attacks in Germany and was right to allow hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees to arrive last summer. “A rejection of the humanitarian stance we took could have led to even worse consequences,” the German chancellor said, adding that the assailants “wanted to undermine our sense of community, our openness and our willingness to help people in need. We firmly reject this.” Three of the ...

Munich shooting: Was it an act of terrorism?

1395/5/4 | 08:18
The teenager who shot and killed nine people in the Munich massacre used Facebook to lure his victims to a McDonald’s, police said yesterday. Ali David Sonboly, 18, launched his killing spree in the Bavarian city in an apparent revenge attack for being bullied. It is now thought he targeted youngsters of “Turkish and Arab” origin, having claimed those groups had picked on him in school. Sonboly, who killed himself at the end of the attack, had set up a fake Facebook account using the identity of a pretty teenage girl. What little is known ...

Munich Mall shooting leaves 9 dead

1395/5/2 | 08:18
At least nine people were killed and 21 others hurt in a shooting rampage at a busy shopping district in Munich, Germany, police said. Police searched for attackers, thinking there might be three, and found a man who'd killed himself on a side street near Olympia shopping mall, police Chief Hubertus Andrae said. The pistol-wielding attacker, identified by Munich Police Chief Hubertus Andrae as a dual national, was later found dead of a suspected self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head. Police, citing eyewitness accounts, had initially said they ...

Rising Xenophobia: Syrian migrants fell insecure in Merkel’s country

1395/4/12 | 08:18
 Up to 40,000 Christian and other non-Muslim refugees, currently residing in migrant centers in Germany, are being discriminated against and harassed by other asylum seekers, and even guards because of their religion, human rights groups have said. The groups, who presented the results of the survey at a press conference, said they interviewed at least 231 Christian migrants, who had mostly arrived from Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. Of them, at least 88 percent said they were harassed by Muslim migrants due to their religion, according to ...

Victim of own actions: West’s Xenophobia and populist politics worsening refugee’s crisis

1395/3/11 | 08:18
Germany has announced new legal measures requiring migrants and refugees to integrate into society in return for being allowed to live and work in the country. Under the coalition government’s measures, announced on Thursday morning, asylum seekers face cuts to support if they reject mandatory integration measures such as language classes or lessons in German laws or cultural basics. According to the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, the aim of Germany’s first ever integration law is to make it easier for asylum seekers to gain access to the ...

The refugees saga: EU’s Half hearted efforts fuel crisis

1394/11/22 | 08:18
 Turkey and Germany have agreed on a set of measures to deal with the Syrian refugee crisis, including a joint diplomatic initiative aiming to halt attacks against Aleppo, Syria's largest city. Officials from the two countries announced on Monday in Ankara that they would also push to curb what they called illegal migration.German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was in the Turkish capital for talks on how to reduce the influx of refugees into Europe, said after discussions with Ahmet Davutoglu, Turkey's prime minister, that she was "not just ...

The rise in Islamophobia: From clash of civilization to clash of ideologies

1394/11/21 | 08:18
  Anti-immigration rallies held in the Netherlands, France, Germany, Ireland, Poland, Denmark and other countries; protesters clash with police, counter-protesters. Riot police clashed with demonstrators in Amsterdam as supporters of the anti-Islam group PEGIDA tried to hold their first protest meeting in the Dutch capital. Only about 200 PEGIDA supporters were present, outnumbered by police and left-wing demonstrators who shouted, "Refugees are welcome, fascists are not!" Dutch riot police detained several people as officers on horseback ...

ISIS Attack on Istanbul: The Snake bites the master

1394/10/25 | 08:18
 It was a strike at the heart of Turkey's culture and its multibillion-dollar tourist industry. The suicide bombing on Sultanahmet Square on Tuesday killed 10 people -- all of them Germans, the German Foreign Ministry confirmed Wednesday.It was the deadliest attack on Germans abroad in more than 13 years. And Turkey's Prime Minister promised a determined effort to repel the threat. "We will continue our fight against terrorism with the same resolve and will never take a step back," Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said, according to Turkey's ...

Cunning Angela Merkel: Germany to deport most refugees under new deportation laws

1394/10/24 | 08:18
 Germany has announced plans to relax its restrictions on deporting foreign criminals after an unprecedented wave of mob sex assaults in Cologne and other cities on New Year's Eve. Germany's Justice Ministry announced Tuesday that new laws had been drafted to allow it to more easily deport migrants found guilty of crimes causing death or serious injury, sexual or physical assaults, or resisting police officers. Previously, migrants to Germany could be deported only if they were found guilty of crimes punishable by a sentence of one year or ...

Cologne incident: Did Merkel Govt plan attack against refugees?

1394/10/22 | 08:18
 A group of migrants has been attacked by a mob in Cologne, Germany, amid continuing tensions over the assaults on New Year's Eve. Police said six people from Pakistan were set upon by a gang numbering around 20 on Sunday, leading to two of them needing hospital treatment. In a separate incident, a Syrian man was injured after he was attacked by five people. Investigators are looking into whether the attacks were racially motivated and if there was any link to the string of sex assaults and muggings in the city on New Year's Eve, which have ...

Germany calls spade a spade: Saudia is the axis of evil

1394/9/17 | 08:18
 The German vice-chancellor has publicly accused Saudi Arabia of financing Islamic extremism in the West and warned that it must stop. Sigmar Gabriel said that the Saudi regime is funding extremist mosques and communities that pose a danger to public security. “We have to make clear to the Saudis that the time of looking away is over,” Mr Gabriel told Bild am Sonntag newspaper in an interview. “Wahhabi mosques all over the world are financed by Saudi Arabia. Many Islamists who are a threat to public safety come from these communities ...

Refugees influx: Is Turkey playing politics on refuges issue?

1394/7/28 | 08:18
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 ...

Again in power: Would Tsipras be balancing force between the people and the creditors?

1394/7/2 | 08:18
 After his surprisingly solid election victory over the weekend, returning Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has been appointing his government.Because of the scale of his win, he was able to lead his left-wing Syriza party back into a coalition with the Independent Greeks, or ANEL, a small party, rather than any of the country's centrist or centre-left blocs.Among the new ministers Tsipras has appointed is Dimitris Kammenos, a politician for the Independent Greeks. He is now the deputy minister for infrastructure, transport, and networks.Unlike ...

Overt Bigotry: A shocking image exposes West’s humanism claims

1394/6/24 | 08:18
The Hungarian camerawoman who was caught tripping up a desperate refugee father carrying his child has been caught on a second video - kicking a fleeing girl. Petra Laszlo is now set to face a criminal investigation over her shocking assaults, which she carried out while filming Syrian refugees as they fled across a field on the Hungarian-Serbian border.Laszlo has also been fired from her job at Hungarian news site N1TV, which is run by the anti-immigration far-right Jobbik party. The initial footage which emerged last night showed her deliberately ...

Welcoming Syrian Refugees: Is this a marriage of prudence and humanitarian idealism?

1394/6/23 | 08:18
Around 40,000 refugees are expected to arrive in Germany in the next few days, doubling the number who entered the country last weekend. The travellers are expected to enter the country at southern Munich, where 7,200 refugees arrived today, after travelling over the Austrian border.German defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen told Der Spiegel that 4,000 soldiers will be available to help with the latest unprecedented influx of Syrian refugees."They will provide a helping hand, for example to set up a refugee camp, to help with organisation, ...

Flag at UN General Assembly: A moral victory of Palestinians

1394/6/23 | 08:18
The United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a resolution Thursday allowing the Palestinians and the Holy See to raise their flags at UN headquarters ─ a symbolic step pursued by the Palestinians in their quest for an independent state. Israel strongly objected to the proposal and joined seven other countries, including the United States, in voting "no"; 119 nations voted "yes" and 45 abstained. Canada, Australia and several small island states also voted "no". Europe was divided with France, Italy, Spain, Sweden and Poland among ...

Angel Angela Merkel: Germany opens up arms for Syrian refugees

1394/6/20 | 08:18
 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 ...

Hollow condemnation:  Libya on cross-roads

1394/6/1 | 08:18
  The Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States strongly condemn the ongoing barbaric acts by ISIL-affiliated terrorists in the Libyan city of Sirte. We are deeply concerned about reports that these fighters have shelled densely populated parts of the city and committed indiscriminate acts of violence to terrorize the Libyan population. We call on all parties in Libya aspiring to a peaceful and unified nation to join efforts to combat the threat posed by transnational terrorist groups exploiting ...

Last nail in the coffin: Would the bailout package work for Greece?

1394/5/28 | 08:18
 Germany on Wednesday will hammer the final nail into Greece’s coffin when it votes to back a €86 billion (Dh350.69 billion) bailout for Athens, reported Gulf news. The vote is all but assured, with Chancellor Angela Merkel herself making sure the hammer falls, despite vocal concerns from her own party. The concern is this bailout, much like the past two, will not work. Why should it? Every effort is being made to prevent Greece from defaulting on its monstrous €340 billion debt involving some new austerity measure designed to stifle ...

Veiled threat to Iran: US should rein in Israel

1394/5/21 | 08:18
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon issued a veiled threat against Iranian nuclear experts saying the Jewish state had a right to defend itself and that he was not “responsible for their lives”. In an interview to German weekly Der Spiegel due to appear on Saturday, Yaalon said: “Iran’s nuclear ambitions must be stopped in one way or another. “We would like this to be done through accords or sanctions,” he said. “But finally, Israel must be in a position to defend itself.” Asked specifically about targeting Iranian experts or ...

Divided through language: Pakistan need to stop class division on language basis

1394/4/31 | 08:18
Pakistan has many social problems however one of the main problems that it is facing is the class division and language barrier, where the main focus is on learning English and the ones who know this language are at better advantage of getting jobs and admission in universities. Majority of the people who have their education in Urdu are left unemployed even if their knowledge and understanding is more than anyone. People in our country need to understand that the word ‘education’ does not mean knowing English; it has much more to it. Learning ...

Pakistan's enthusiasm over US-Iran nuclear deal

1394/4/29 | 08:18
The nuclear deal signed between Iran and P5+1 (The US, the UK, France, Russia, China and Germany) on Tuesday (July 14, 2015) promises to lift all the economic and financial sanctions against Tehran after the deal is duly reviewed by the US Congress in two months’ time. This welcome development is likely to open up attractive economic prospects for Pakistan along with new challenges. Meanwhile Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF) on Wednesday welcomed nuclear deal between Iran and western power, terming it a good omen for world. ...