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Netanyahu Secretly Met UAE FM in New York

Ties with Qatar: Saudi Arabia demands dismissal of more than 50,000 Sudanese workers

Wind of true change: The changing political scenario of Pakistan

Can Russia help Pakistan to control militancy in Balochistan?

US allegations: Why Pakistan cannot contain extremist groups to raise funds?

New sanctions: US’s nefarious design to install Washington friendly govt in Tehran

ABNA | Houthi: Yemen ready to participate in any confrontation with the Zionist Israel

SUCH TV | PM Nawaz should decide to step down by tonight: Khursheed Shah

Bahraini inmates seeking medical attention punished with torture, solitary confinement

Obama official: Israel intelligence supports Iran deal

As 75 percent of Americans fear ‘Major war’ under Trump

China moved huge military hardware into Tibet after Sikkim standoff: Report

Botched US Drone Strike Kills 15 Afghan Police

Macron, Netanyahu and Holocaust

MEHR NEWS | Saudi bombing of Yemen’s hospitals ‘war crime’

Saudia’s next battle ground: Turning Qatar into another Yemen

Brutal executions as a political tool against Shittes in Saudi Arabia

The sealed fate of Nawaz Sharif: Would SC send PM behind prison?

Saudi security system overhauled on overnight royal decrees

Pakistan’s former chief of army staff: Iran is the only country that has challenged U.S.

Indian Scientists Discover Supercluster of Galaxies

Israeli General: We Won’t Let Iran Win the Syrian War

Turkey state news agency leaks secret locations of US, French troops in Syria

Shiites subjected to strains, abuses in Azerbaijan

Chutzpah: India wants to fight ISIS in Iraq

Shafaqna Exclusive: What is inside the classified Volume 10 of the JIT report?

Hindu nationalism risks pushing India into war with China

Trump ends CIA arms support for anti-Assad Syria rebels: Who believes?

How Raheel Sharif’s appointment will push Pakistan into another war?

Shutting Iranian cultural mission: Did Saudia threatened Kuwait by Qatar like consequences?

Houthi forces kill 3 soldiers inside Saudi Arabia

US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria kills 12 civilians per day

Plan of the United Arab Emirates to divide Yemen

JIT law firm is ‘one man show’

Cost benefit analysis: Why India cannot wage a war with China?

Stranded at border: Why Pakistan always neglected Shia pilgrims?

Hanging fate: What is better choice for PM, NAB or Court’s verdict?

Ayatollah Sistani: silent force behind ISIS defeat

NA-260 polls: How terrorists became blatant stakeholders in the constituency?

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US speeds up military aid to PKK/PYD

US military, intelligence bodies harbor terrorists in region: Iranian lawmakers

Russia concerned of ISIS members being transported by unidentified helicopters to Afghanistan

ISIS, Al-Nusra, Al-Qaeda Get Their Money and Ideology From America’s Allies

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Spanish football federation chief arrested in fraud probe

SUCH TV | Russian airstrike obliterates Daesh ammo truck in southern Raqqa

China ‘Ready’ for Long-Term War With India

Intelligence Reports Suggest IS Leader Al-Baghdadi is Still Alive

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

Confession of Saudia Iqama: Is Nawaz Sharif has been screwed?

Leaked documents reveal Saudia and Emirati crown princes support for Al-Qaeda and ISIS in Yemen

An inside informer to JIT: Who betrayed Sharif family?

Arrival of Qatar Foreign Minister: Is there give and take on Panama case?

Why West created ISIS?

Ruthless Saudi crackdown continues in Shiite regions with US green light

MEHR NEWS | Iran may opt to drop N-deal in face of major violation by US

ALMANAR | Saudi Arabia’s Rule: Grandson’s Era, Hatred Era

IQNA | Egyptian Qari Says Mostly Inspired by Minshawi

PRESS TV | US adding new sanctions against Iran over missile program

LUBP | Mr Sharif please don’t resign

Party rifts: Why is Ch Nisar angry over PM?

Pakistan’s journey to terrorism: From Madrassahs to high grade universities

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End of Panamagate: All stage set to disqualify PM

Israel’s diplomatic expansion in the face of Arab retraction

Iran’s Zarif hopes Yemen war does not lead to Iran, Saudi conflict

Iran warns US of 'big risk' if it blacklists IRGC

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Takfiris fight each other as Assad ouster fades away

Trump Puts US Centcome in Al-Udeid on Auction to Blackmail S. Arabia, UAE

Saudi Arabia’s march towards civil war

What is the the Int'l Plot against Syria Using Refugee Issue?

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A wind of change: Pakistan towards a corruption free state

Where the law prevails: Iranian president’s brother arrested on financial crime charges

US divorce to Pakistan: Would Russia take the revenge?

JIT Report: Top 10 legal minds on what next

Explosion hits Peshawar's Hayatabad, 2 FC men martyred several injured

Washington Post: US intelligence confirms UAE planned Qatar fake news hack

Saudi Arabia recognized death of 155 of its soldiers and commanders in Yemen

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A message by Iran : Our forces can combat US troops 

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Qatari camels die of thirst after farmers kicked out by Saudi Arabia as diplomatic rift deepens

Should Pakistan allow Jhadav’s mother to Pakistan?

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Dump the Trump: Anti-Trump protests held across US demanding impeachement

Trying to protect Saudi Arabia,UK refuses to publish report on ‘funding of extremism’

Is Ch.Nisar happy over PM’s indictment?

A secrete story of success: How Pakistan helped Iraq in defeating ISIS?

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PRESS TV | Iran blasts Israel’s closure of al-Aqsa Mosque

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

1396/4/28 | 19:42
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 | 19:42
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 | 19:42
  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 | 19:42
  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 | 19:42
  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 | 19:42
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 | 19:42
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 | 19:42
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 | 19:42
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 | 19:42
    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 | 19:42
    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 | 19:42
    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 | 19:42
    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 | 19:42
    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 | 19:42
  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 | 19:42
  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 | 19:42
  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 | 19:42
    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 | 19:42
  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 | 19:42
  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 | 19:42
 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 | 19:42
 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 | 19:42
 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 ...