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Why is the Sharif family being allowed to skip accountability proceedings?

The secret behind Tunisians and Moroccans eating donkey meat

Syrian activist and daughter ‘assassinated’ in Turkey

Is Ch.Nisar still cosying up banned terrorist outfits ?

How Kim has Cornered the US

Taking the bull by horns: Pakistan refuses to fight so-called US war on terror

Uniting the adversaries : What if Saudia and Iran join CPEC?

German company bans gun sales to ‘corrupt’ Israel

Iran successfully test-fires new ballistic missile

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi: Not so Sovereign

Britain to stop military cooperation with Burma army

From terrorism to politics: Can Tehreek-e-Labaik and Milli Muslim league become a political threat for Political parties?

US Might Not Even be Able to Shoot Down North Korean Rockets

Muharram Security Challenge: How to foil Takfiri’s nefarious designs?

Pakistan-Turkey-Iran against military solution to Afghanistan

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

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Sadr’s announcement on Hezbollah-IS deal

1396/6/11 | 23:26
Iraqi Shia cleric and militancy leader Muqtada al-Sadr has urged the Iraqi government to ensure protection for its borders with Syria after a controversial deal between Islamic State militants and Lebanese militia Hezbollah helped the group redeploy there.   “The Iraqi government is required to secure the borders with Syrian al-Boukamal region,” Sadr tweeted on Thursday. “We are fully prepared to cooperate with it (the government)”. A deal between Hezbollah and Islamic State fighters, approved by the Syrian government, has gone ...

Saudi Arabia’s top court upholds 14 Shias’ death penalty

1396/5/6 | 23:26
Saudi Arabia's Supreme Court has upheld the death sentences handed down to 14 Shia nationals amid the Riyadh regime’s heavy-handed crackdown on pro-democracy activists from the minority population, a report says. The Saudi Okaz newspaper reported on Thursday that the 14 men were among 24 people convicted last year of carrying out attacks on police stations in the town of Awamiyah and the city of Seihat, both situated in the Qatif region of the Shia-dominated Eastern Province. Nine other members of the so-called "Awamiyah Cell" were also ...

Hazara's again: Four Hazaras shot dead near Mastung as gunmen open fire on vehicle

1396/4/28 | 23:26
At least four people belonging to the ethnic Hazara Shia communitywere shot dead when unidentified gunmen opened fire on their vehicle near Balochistan's Mastung area today, police sources said. A woman is among the slain victims. According to police sources, the incident was an act of targeted killing. The assailants escaped unhurt after carrying out the attack. Police and other Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) personnel reached the site and started an investigation into the incident. Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti strongly condemned ...

The Islamic radios and televisions union a step towards unity among Shia and Sunni

1396/4/11 | 23:26
Senior advisor to Iran’s leader, Dr. Ali Velayati says the fact that Shia and Sunni are promoting Islam within the framework of a media gathering by using different TV and Radio tools has a positive outcome and leads to the unity among Shia and Sunni.   Velayati hailed the seminar of the Islamic Radios and TV Unions and said every year, more members are added to the media groups attending the seminar. The advisor noted that the number of media groups now stands at more than 200. The senior advisor to Iran’s leader said Daesh has been ...

Sectarian strife: Who is attempting to turn Pakistan into another Syria?

1396/4/10 | 23:26
  There can be no two opinions that Pakistan is currently facing immense challenges both at internal and external fronts requiring complete national unity and solidarity to address them and foil designs of our enemies.   It is, however, regrettable that some elements are fully exploiting the uncertain political situation and are knowingly or unknowingly strengthening enemy hands by further polarising the society on sectarian lines.   Unscrupulous elements are misusing the social media and indulging in propaganda campaign ...

Conspiracy against Shias: Who helped Lashkar.e.Jhangvi terrorists to jail break?

1396/3/30 | 23:26
  Two ‘hardcore’ militants belonging to anti-Shia outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) escaped Central Jail in Karachi and initial investigation suggests the prisoners fled with the assistance of the jail authorities.      Twelve jail officials have been suspended for ‘negligence’ after the jailbreak, but we are not yet told who assisted the escapees and what their motive was. The investigative report further says the plan to carry out the jailbreak was hatched days ago since it was a well chalked out strategy.     The ...

Shias of Kashmir: Socio-political dilemmas

1396/3/25 | 23:26
  Come Muharram, the month of mourning, Kashmir’s Shia-dominated areas come alive with black banners, and now increasingly, with portraits of religio-political revolutionary leaders from Iran and beyond.   The banners of modern day Shia icons from Iran to Lebanon in Kashmir illustrate how the Shia resurgence has spilled over borders, into places like Kashmir with small Shia populations with their own troubled history.   This new assertiveness from a community which till recently would observe Taqyah (1), or dissimulation, ...

Shia youth of Parachinar becomes honorary member of German Parliament

1396/3/13 | 23:26
Syed Kashif Kazmi, 21, hailing from Parachinar was made honorary member of German Parliament for his enhanced political awareness and consciousness. He is a Pakistani Shia Muslim. Mr. Kazmi is representing the ministries of economy and energy at the German Parliament. He has met German Chancellor Angela Merkel, German President and other high officials. He is also a member of the Social Democratic Party that is second largest party of Germany. It is relevant to add here that Saudi-financed takfiri Deobandi clerics and their supporters had been ...

Banned outfits in Pakistan operate openly on Facebook

1396/3/9 | 23:26
They exist in plain sight, just one search and one click away from any of Pakistan’s 25 million Facebook users. An investigation carried out by Dawn across the month of April 2017 has revealed that 41 of Pakistan’s 64 banned outfits are present on Facebook in the form of hundreds of pages, groups and individual user profiles. Their network, both interconnected and public, is a mix of Sunni and Shia sectarian or terror outfits, global terror organisations operating in Pakistan, and separatists in Balochistan and Sindh. For the purpose of ...

Top Shia leader ready for talks with Shia parties

1396/2/28 | 23:26
Chief of Shia Ulema Council Allama Sajid Naqvi has said that he is ready for talks with those Shia parties who have positive approach because he attaches importance to unity of Shia Muslims. “I have never expelled any person from party nor forced anybody to leave. Had those who quit returned, he would have not disappointed them,” he said addressing a meeting of his SUC Punjab branch. He said that unity of Muslims and unity of Shia Muslims are his priorities. He said that Shia Muslims of Pakistan were more aware and conscious religiously ...

Khurram Zaki: An emblem of resistance against Takfirism

1396/2/18 | 23:26
Shia Muslims of Pakistan miss great and brave son of Shia Islam Khurram Zaki on the first anniversary of his martyrdom. Khurram Zaki embraced martyrdom last year while running a campaign against the takfirism of banned terrorist outfits particularly proscribed ASWJ and its ringleaders. On his first martyrdom anniversary, a mourning congregation is being held today in Karachi to pay homage to this great martyr and loyal son of Shia Islam who demonstrated steadfastness against the enemies of Islam and humanity. He was a civil society activist ...

Why is Pakistan’s political, military and judicial leadership mute on the systematic elimination of Shias?

1396/1/16 | 23:26
    On Thursday, this week, 24 innocent Shias were killed, and more than 100 others injured, as a car bomb ripped through an Imambargah in Parachinar. Jamat-ul-Ahrar claimed responsibility for this dastardly attack.      This is nothing out of the extraordinary; earlier in the year, on January 21st, more than 20 Shias were killed in a bomb blast in Parachinar.     The suicide attack at Sehwan Sharif in February, the one at Noorani Shah in November of last year, and the ones in Shikarpur and Quetta before that, ...

Another blood bath: Unleashed Shia Genocide in Pakistan

1396/1/12 | 23:26
    A blast outside an imambargah at a market in Parachinar killed at least 22 people and wounded 60 others, hospital on Friday, The Shia Post reports.“We have 22 dead bodies here at the hospital and 57 injured, including women and children,” said Moeen Begum, a surgeon at the hospital.     Ikramullah Khan, the local political agent, confirmed the death toll of the blast that took place this morning in the crowded Noor market.A parliamentarian from Parachinar, Sajid Hussain, told Reuters it was a suicide attack and ...

How Saudia is killing Shiite youth in the name of terrorism?

1396/1/11 | 23:26
    Saudi security forces killed two men who opened fire on police during a raid on a farm in eastern Saudi Arabia used by alleged militants to plot and prepare for attacks, the interior ministry said on Wednesday.   It was alleged that The Mokhtar Brigades, a little known Shi'ite Muslim militant group based in neighbouring Bahrain, identified the two men as Meqdad al-Nimr and Mohammed al-Nimr, describing them as "martyrs".   SPA said security forces came under fire while conducting a search in a farm outside ...

ASWJ’s avowal to mend its ways – for real or deception?

1395/11/21 | 23:26
    Worried over the ongoing crackdown on terrorism and also encouraged by its recent electoral achievements, banned sectarian outfit Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat has decided to transform itself into a national political party, distancing itself from its anti-Shia rhetoric of the past and focusing on parliamentary politics, The News has learnt.     The central leaders of the ASWJ, which earlier operated as the Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan and the Millat-e-Islamia Pakistan before it was banned under those names too, have been working ...

Unbridled atrocities: Media blackout Bahraini crimes against Shiite majority

1395/11/9 | 23:26
    Police in Bahrain carried out a dawn raid on Thursday against supporters of a Shia cleric on trial in the Sunni-ruled kingdom during which one man was shot and wounded, witnesses said.     Protesters have been staging sit-ins since authorities revoked Sheikh Isa Qassim’s citizenship in June.     Bahrain has been rocked by unrest since security forces crushed Shia-led protests demanding a constitutional monarchy and an elected prime minister in 2011.   The head of the Shia opposition, Sheikh Ali Salman, ...

Unfair executions: How Bahraini monarch trying to deter Shia by rampant executions?

1395/10/27 | 23:26
  Bahrain on Sunday executed three Shia men alleged for killing three policemen, in a move likely to further raise tensions between the country’s Shia majority and its Sunni rulers.     The executions came a day after demonstrations broke out across Shia villages following rumours that the authorities were going to carry out the death sentences.     The Emirati officer was part of a Saudi-led Gulf force which rolled into Bahrain in March 2011 to help security forces put down a month of protests led by the country’s ...

Targeting Shias: An international ethnic cleansing campaign of Shias in the world

1395/10/26 | 23:26
  In a latest attack against ethnic minorities, some armed men killed nine Shia Hazara miners in the northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan last Friday.     The incident forced around 2000 Shias to stage a protest in western Afghanistan against the growing sectarian attacks by the group for better protection by the government.       Afghanistan saw a wave of such attacks on the Shia community last year, almost all claimed by the IS.   In October 2016, some 14 Shias were killed in a powerful blast at a ...

Can Masroor Jhangiv really distance himself from Anti-Shia campaign?

1395/10/3 | 23:26
  Masroor Nawaz Jhangvi, whose father Haq Nawaz Jhangvi was one of Pakistan’s most infamous sectarian figures, said he has become more moderate and distanced himself from his previous anti-Shia rhetoric after winning a regional assembly seat.     Responsibility has fallen on my shoulders, now I am representative of all the people of Jhang,” Jhangvi told Reuters in an interview last week during an hours-long tour of his home town.  “I consider everybody to be human, and I want peace in Jhang and in Punjab,” Jhangvi added, when ...

State sponsored terrorism: Double victimization of Shia community in Pakistan

1395/9/24 | 23:26
    Counter Terrorism Department of Police have arrested a Shia leader in Bhakkar district of Punjab province in an unjustifiable raid by the biased officials who are diverting National Action Plan’s focus on banned terrorist outfits.     Mureed Abbas is an office bearer of Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen who the cops of the CTD Police arrested in Bhakkar. There was no charge against Mureed Abbas.   Shia Muslims have fallen victims to the takfiri terrorism being practiced by proscribed Deobandi ASWJ, banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi ...

Stranded at border: Did Govt deliberately abandon Shiite pilgrims?

1395/8/2 | 23:26
  Up to 700 Pakistani pilgrims, including a large number of women and children, are currently stranded in Iran after a travel agent failed to procure visas for the onward leg of their journey which would have taken them to Iraq. Pilgrims, intending to travel to Karbala in Iraq to observe Ashura, had booked with the Karachi-based travel company Karavan of Pride. The travel agency, located in Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of Karachi, had offered pilgrims a budget package to visit the holy sites in Iran and Iraq that would enable them to undertake ...

A dangerous trend: The massacre of Afghan Shias on the rise

1395/7/24 | 23:26
  At least 32 Shia have been Martyred in two separate attacks on the commemoration of Ashura ceremonies in Afghanistan. At least 14 Shias have been killed in a powerful blast at a mosque in northern Afghanistan, the second deadly attack on the minority in as many days during the major festival of Ashura.“The explosion happened at the gate of the Shia mosque in the centre of Balkh district (in Balkh province),” the provincial governor’s spokesman Munir Ahmad Farhad said on Wednesday, adding that 14 people were killed and 28 injured while ...

Attack on Shiite holy Shrine: How ISIS playing a sectarian card in Iraq

1395/4/20 | 23:26
 Islamic State suicide bombers reportedly disguised as local militia tried to storm one of Iraq’s main Shia shrines in the most serious attack on a holy site since the destruction of another such shrine a decade ago sparked the country’s sectarian war. The bombers, aided by gunmen, fought through a marketplace in Balad to the Sayyid Muhammad bin Ali al-Hadi mausoleum where they blew themselves up near its main gates. Iraqi officials claim the Thursday night attack was the most brazen attempt yet by Isis to reignite sectarian chaos. At ...

Pakistan Hazaras: The walking dead

1394/4/18 | 23:26
 In latest incident of Hazara's prosecution two brothers belonging to the Shia Hazara community and a policeman were gunned down few days ago.“Four members of a family belonging to the Shia Hazara community and other people were standing outside the passport office when they came under attack.Since 2008, Pakistan’s Shia Muslim community has been the target of an unprecedented escalation in sectarian violence as Sunni militants have killed thousands of Shia across the country. The Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ), group has claimed responsibility ...

Curbing Hate Speech: Still long way to go

1394/4/15 | 23:26
 An anti-terrorism court on Friday sentenced a prayer leader to 10 years and four months imprisonment after he was convicted of making hate speeches after Fajr prayers.Judge Khalid Arshad also fined Abdul Ghani Rs750,000.Prosecution said Ghani had delivered provocative speeches following Fajr prayers at a mosque in Qayampur.Qayampur police had registered an FIR against him and arrested him. After examining the evidence and hearing the witnesses, the judge sentenced Ghani to 10 years and four months in jail. Previous year a prayer leader of ...