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Pakistan highlighted the struggle of peoples in occupied Palestine and Kashmir for their right of self-determination at an event organized by Russia, South Africa...
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Does recognising Israel mean giving up on Kashmir?

Despite the second wave of the corona pandemic, recognition of Israel is one of the hot topics in Pakistani politics nowadays. The news became...
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'The foreign ministers of Israel and Pakistan met publicly for the first time on Thursday, a diplomatic breakthrough brokered by Turkey that appeared to...
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In a recent tweet, veteran Journalist Kamran Khan called for rethinking Pakistan’s policy towards Israel.“Pakistan must also revisit its Israel policy. Message for we...
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday became the first top American diplomat to visit a West Bank Jewish settlement and the disputed...
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A Palestinian detained by Israel for his alleged membership in a militant group has ended his hunger strike after over 100 days, his wife...
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Sudan and Israel agreed Friday to normalise relations, in a US-brokered deal to end decades of hostility that was widely welcomed but stirred Palestinian...
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Israel bombed Gaza on Wednesday after militants fired rockets through the night, overshadowing the signing of landmark normalisation deals with the United Arab Emirates...
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