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

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

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

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

Hidden Israeli-Iranian war in Syria

Is Jordan breaking alliance with Saudi Arabia, West?

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

Damage control: Has Trump conceded his defeat against Pakistan?

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

US 'arrant erring' on al-Quds futile: Ayatollah Khamenei

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

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

Israel prepares for air bridge to India over Saudi Arabia

Don’t forget old friends to make new one

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

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

America seeks to use Taiwan against China: Today Online

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

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

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

Hamas blames Israeli regime for assassination attempt on its commander

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

Egypt is not an honest broker for Palestinian reconciliation

Pakistan and Iran consult each other on many issues, says former diplomat

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

Inciting Pakistan: Is India inviting conventional war with Pakistan?

The secret behind Sharif's electoral success and popularity

Tel Aviv ‘disappointed’ by India’s rejection of Al-Quds as Israeli capital: Netanyahu

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

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

Rape, murder of 7-year-old Pakistani girl seem work of serial killer: Officials

Yemeni snipers kill three Saudi troopers in retaliatory attacks

Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution

US to sell 17 Black Hawk aircrafts to Saudi Arabia

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

US deploying 1,000 troops to Afghanistan

Israel Keeps Bombing Syria and Nobody Is Doing Anything About It

Fire-breathing rhetoric: Pakistani guns on China’s shoulder

Meeting with Trump: Did Imran Khan give US a hidden signal for future role?

Netanyahu in India: A dangerous alliance against Pakistan

Pakistan can’t be forced to compromise on national interests: US historian

Netanyahu Visits India: Muslims Burn Israeli Effigies in Protest

US-led coalition intends to create large new border force in Syria: Report

Interference of Saudi Intelligence services in Tehran’s deep operations

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

16 US troops and officers killed in Afghanistan

A hidden cost: Pakistan’s Psychological cost of war

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

Can Pakistan’s judicial system punish killers of Innocent Zainab?

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

ABN| Mass 'Free Zakzaky' protest in Istanbul, Turkey

Trump Gives World Four Months to Change Iran Nuclear Deal

Anti-Trump demonstrators march in Swiss capital

All parties must continue to implement JCPOA: Warns China's FM

Yemen's Displaced Families Escape Death from Saudi War to Makeshift Camps

Amnesty International urges probe after Myanmar’s Army admits its troops killed Muslims

Kasur Tragedy: Is Pakistani nation completely dead?

Trump Says He ‘Probably’ Has Good Relationship With Kim Jong Un

Pentagon Investigates Video of US Soldier Shooting Afghan Civilian

Abandoning the secular dream

Agony of Hazaras: A story of denied Justice

A soft tone: Did US repent on her policy to alienate Pakistan?

Even Saudi allies are questioning its Mideast power plays

Pakistan handed humiliated defeat by New Zealand

Trump paid porn star $130,000 to stay silent over alleged affair: Report

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

CIA Chief secretly visits India and Afghanistan to make new plots

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

Yemen announces production of new air defense missiles

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

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

War of words: Pakistan accuses US for spreading terrorism in Pakistan

Myanmar admits massacre of Rohingya Muslims

‘Congress must take Trump’s finger off nuke button’

Diphtheria claims 48 lives in Yemen within 60 days: WHO

Leaked tapes reveal Egypt’s support for Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Unending bloodshed in Kashmir: Why is not India on watch list?

New Saudi tax makes life of Pakistani expatriates miserable

HRW: Saudi Arabia bans prominent cleric’s family from travel

Qadri’s challenge: Is PML-N inviting the chaos?

Inside Bahraini regime death chambers

Is US helpless in Afghanistan without Pakistan’s help?

Protests hit Tunisia for 3rd night as PM warns of clampdown

New Yemeni missile system used to target Saudi-led warplanes: Report

Pakistan reportedly mulls toll tax hike on NATO containers amid Trump rift

Trump Team Debates Limited Strikes on North Korea

Justice for Zainab: Riots erupt in Kasur after 7-year-old's alleged rape, murder

Will Trump Use “Human Rights” to Kill the Iran Nukes Deal?

US Considers Other Measures Against Pakistan as Blowback Looms

Kashmir and Palestine are punchbags for their occupiers

Abuse of power, the most serious type of corruption in Saudi Arabia

Would  Quint confession about Jhadav give Pakistan an upper hand in ICJ?

Why doesn’t Pakistan condemn killings of civilian Yemenis?

Hafiz Saeed Incited UK Muslims to Militancy, Says BBC report

Israeli regime can’t help terrorists in Syria with attacks: Damascus

Nigerian forces attack protesters demanding release of prominent Shia cleric

Birth of an Insurgency: The US-Israeli “Secret Deal” to Manipulate Protests in Iran

Four including police personnel killed in blast near Balochistan Assembly

Egypt denies ‘tacit’ acceptance of US Jerusalem move

Yemeni forces recapture strategic area from Saudi-led coalition

poverty


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

1396/9/22 | 08:32
  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 | 08:32
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 | 08:32
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 | 08:32
 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 | 08:32
 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 | 08:32
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 | 08:32
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 | 08:32
 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 ...