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Obfuscating report on Agonies of Shia-Hazra community by NHCR – Aamir Hussaini

Pakistan acquires powerful missile tracking system from China: report

Sharifs’ trial: JIT report may be treated as evidence

Can Pakistan and Russia eliminate ISIS?

China’s Silk Road fires up Iran’s rail revolution

Killing Iran nuclear deal will lead to war, Merkel warns Netanyahu

26 killed in Kabul as IS suicide bomber targets Nauroz celebrations

Report finds French arms sales to Saudi and UAE could breach international law

What goals driving Bin Salman’s US visit?

Islam poised to overtake established Christianity in UK, reports Guardian By

Rao Anwar arrested from Supreme Court's premises

Khadim Rizvi on the dock: Is Pakistan getting hard on religious powers?

Bodies of 39 Indian workers kidnapped by Daesh found in Iraq

Senate rejects bill to end US aid for Saudi war in Yemen

A criminal silence : The misery of Pakistani prisoners in Saudia

US policy shift: From threatening to appeasing Pakistan

Trump asks Saudi crown prince to share kingdom's wealth by buying more American weapons

Afghan Special Forces Slaughter Farmers in Chaotic Errant Attack

Morsi is not an ordinary prisoner, British MP warns Egypt

The Russian tilt: Can Pakistan bring Russia back to the seat of Super power?

The Afghan endgame: Did Pakistan clear the way for US and Taliban secrete talks?

Why did Pakistani woman meet Indian cricketer Shami in Dubai?

The real rulers of Pakistan

Saudi Arabia beheads Indonesian migrant worker

Document: US paying militants to capture territory in N Syria

US Senate to vote on ending Washington’s role in Saudi war on Yemen

Iranian FM Javed Zarif’s interview by Hamid Mir highlighted economic opportunities that must be capitalised

False case registered against innocent Shia Muslims at ASWJ’s behest

Anti-Terrorism Court orders arrest of TLP chief Khadim Rizvi, others in Faizabad sit-in case

Ghouta civilians say militants used them as Human Shields

Pleasing US: Muhammad Bin Salman's so called moderation drive

Iranian official urges dialogue between Yemen factions

The Bajwa Doctrine: from chauvinism to realism

Behind Faizabad Dharna: ISI spills the beans

Hundreds of Israeli Forces Deployed in Iraq

Iraqi forces capture senior Daesh leader near Mosul

Putin Furious After Britain Says He Ordered Attack

India forces continue to use inflammable chemical in IOK

Surgical strike again: Is India really carry out a surgical strike on Pakistan?

Republican senator expects Trump to pull out of Iran deal

Has Pakistan completely eliminated Haqqani network?

Positive overtures: Did Ghani realize importance of Pakistan?

Yemeni snipers carryout successful operations in the kingdom's soil

Pakistan doing bare minimum to contain Taliban: US official

Bin Laden Corpse Pictures Are Fake, Says Navy SEAL

Growing Chinese influence in Pakistan irks United States

At daggers drawn: Is Pakistan going to close diplomatic mission in India?

Diplomatic standoff: Envoy ‘won’t return to India till ties improve’

Britain, France, Germany propose new sanctions on Iran: Report

Belgium regains control of Saudi-run Mosque over fears of promoting extremism

Abid Boxer: The Hanging sword on Shahbaz Sharif

Sunni party leader urges Pakistan government to accept Iranian offer

Real aliens have been discovered in Peru+Video

UAE-Saudi disagreement in Geneva puts Yemen’s unity at risk

Bahrainis demand withdrawal of Saudi-led occupation troops

French judge issues arrest warrant for daughter of Saudi king

Why Zardari dumped Raza Rabbani

Full-scale genocide in Myanmar; 10,000 Rohingya Muslims were killed in a month

Raiwind Attack: A grim reminder to Tableeghi Jamat

Saudi crown prince hiding mother from King Salman for 2 years: Report

Does Riyadh hold a nuclear weapon?

Raheel Sharif lands in Lahore after Saudi prayer leader's visit

Daesh, LeJ terrorists to be tried in military court for bombing at Qalandar shrine

Trump caught between Saudi Nuclear ambitions, Israeli Opposition

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE directed 1996 foiled coup against Qatar

SC indicts Tallal Chaudhary for contempt of court over anti-judiciary speeches

Tillerson’s firing shows US will take harder line toward Iran nuclear deal: Analyst

IMN says Nigeria will keep Zakzaky detained until he dies

Biting the masters: Why did TTP attack Tableeghi Markaz?

Britain expels 23 Russian diplomats over alleged chemical attack on ex-spy, Cuts diplomatic ties

Raiwind Blast: Two dead multiple wounded

Iran Foils Suicide Bombings With Pakistan’s Assistance: FM Discloses

How PML-N lost the Senate?: An Inside story

Inside Zareef's visit: Would Pakistan Join Chahbahar port?

Toothless HRW and sheer violation of human rights abuse in Saudia

Looting the Pakistan: The Pakistanis who have offshore properties worth millions

Palestinians boycott US forum as Arabs meet Israelis

Saudi cabinet approves atomic policy ahead of bin Salman’s US visit

Head of US Central Command signals support for Iran nuclear deal

British scientist Stephen Hawking dies at age 76

Trump: The US has foolishly wasted $7 Trillion in the Middle East

Nine times Nawaz Sharif was too cute

Yemeni Army Destroys 300 Saudi Tanks, Military Equipment, Fires 20 Missiles in 2 Months

Islamic Jihad Military wing warns Israeli regime of attack against resistance

Trump-Netanyahu-House of Saud triangle a threat to world peace: MWM chief

'Punish a Muslim' Game Spreads Across U.K. in Letters

Iran and Pakistan bonhomie: A joint message for India and Israel

Saudi Arabia leads flood of arms imports to Middle East: Study

Washington will act unilaterally on Syria: US envoy to UN

UN expert says Myanmar's crackdown on Rohingya bears 'hallmarks of genocide'

Kathmandu airport crash: 49 dead as US-Bangla plane veers off runway

Former under-19 Shia hockey player taken into custody by Rangers

Trump invites Qatar to Camp David Summit

Netanyahu: Gulf states consider Israel an ally

Opposition candidate Sadiq Sanjrani sworn in as new Senate chairman

Who was a shoe attacker? Nawaz Sharif in the eye of storm

Saudi reforms: blessing for Pakistan?

London Sees Sharp Increase in Rapes, Murders, Robberies and Knife Crimes

US Continues Afghanistan Escalation, With Little Public Debate

How Pakistan can shape Afghan's Taliban behavior?


Power, wealth monopoly immersing Saudi Arabia in poverty

1396/12/6 | 01:03
  Despite the fact that Saudi Arabia is the world’s largest oil producer with daily production of over 10 million barrels, many people in the Persian Gulf Arab state are living in poverty. Huge military purchases, including a $110 billion arms deal with the US, ambitious projects like Crown Prince bin Salman’s high-tech city dubbed Neom, struggling to promote Saudi Arabia as a strong and wealthy monarchy, and lavish trips of thr Royal family members are hiding genuine conditions of life of the Saudi people. In fact, such a de luxe ...

One-third of Israelis live in poverty, reveals new report

1396/9/22 | 01:03
  About one-third of Israeli citizens live below the official poverty line, the Latet organisation’s Alternative Poverty Report revealed on Monday, Arabs48.com said yesterday. Those caught in the poverty trap include around one million children.   According to the report, 2.5m Israelis are classed as poor; that’s 29.1 per cent of the population. The figure is made up of 1.46m adults and 1.06m children; one in every three children is poor.   Latet, which runs the largest food distribution network for the poor in Israel, ...

Poverty leads Yemen boy to commit suicide

1396/6/9 | 01:03
A 12-year-old Yemeni boy has hung himself because his family couldn’t afford new clothes for Eid, the New Arab reported.   Ammar Mohamed Ali was found dead on the roof of his family home in the city of Ta’iz. Sadiq Abdullah Al-Qubati, a neighbour told the news site that Ali was heartbroken that Eid was on its way and that he didn’t have new clothes or an animal to sacrifice. The war in Yemen had left Ammar’s father in a difficult financial condition leaving him unable to purchase new clothes for his children.     Impoverished ...

Acute poverty: Pakistan’s increasing inegalitarianism rings alarm bells

1395/6/17 | 01:03
Four out of 10 Pakistanis are living in acute poverty with the population of Balochistan faring the worst among the provinces, according to Pakistan’s first-ever official report on multidimensional poverty. Pakistan has set zero poverty goal much before the year 2030, as the reduction of multidimensional poverty is one of the core objectives of Pakistan’s Vision 2025,” Federal Minister for Planning Development and Reforms said this while launching the first ever official report on multidimensional poverty. At the provincial level, it is not ...

The living dead: Pakistan’s one third population below poverty line

1395/1/23 | 01:03
 The government has readjusted the country’s poverty line to bring the headcount in line with prevailing socioeconomic conditions and has officially recognised that three out of every ten citizens are poor – a ratio that was earlier just one out of ten. In absolute terms, 59 million are now being recognised as poor against the earlier figure of 20 million. Ministers of planning and finance on Thursday unveiled a new methodology in the presence of international development partners to calculate the percentage of people living below the ...

Measuring poverty: What panacea Govt has to end slaying poverty?

1394/12/25 | 01:03
 In a bid to present a more realistic figure, the government has decided to change the methodology of measuring poverty, which is likely to increase the percentage of people living below the poverty line from the current estimate of 8% to as high as 30% of the total population. The government on Friday discussed the possibility of including non-food items like availability of education and health facilities in its calculations while working out the new poverty level in the country. The Ministry of Finance and the Planning Commission have decided ...

Poor quality of life : South Asia's quest for weapons leave masses hugry

1394/11/10 | 01:03
Despite relatively good economic growth backed by economic reforms, liberalisation of financial institutions and the globalisation of trade and commerce, the South Asia has not used the generated resources to alleviate widespread poverty and hunger and improve the deficient health and education services. Where positive employment generation, better food security and a remarkable success in women’s advancement follow a higher macro economic growth, concerns about the quality and nature of work, unequal access to food and persisting social and ...

Poverty ridden farmers: Pakistan agriculture sector need to revamp

1394/9/2 | 01:03
The global economic recession has badly affected Pakistan’s economy and increased poverty levels. As such practical measures and steps from the government are sorely needed. Poverty in Pakistan is due to failed economic, political, social and legal processes and the institutions’ inability to achieve objectives. The pattern of poverty in the country is complex varying between the agricultural and non-farm sectors, between provinces and within provinces, and between ethnic and tribal groups. The agricultural sector is the largest employer in ...

WB report on Pakistan poverty: Is it a statistic manipulation?

1394/8/7 | 01:03
 Pakistan has made an impressive progress in reducing absolute poverty and improving shared prosperity, but despite the progress, an estimated 23 million people, 13% of the population, live on an amount between $1.25 and $1.50 per day, World Bank (WB) reported.Reviewing the country’s performance, WB said in its recent report that the proportion of the population below the national poverty rate has fallen from 34.7% in Financial Year 2002 (FY02) to an estimated 12.4% in FY11. But, future efforts are needed to improve poverty monitoring and ...