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Indian forces continue cowardly attacks on civilians along LOC

News Analysis | India has continued its aggressive attitude at the Line of Control (LOC). In the latest incident, Indian forces attacked a van carrying...

US recognition that aid suspension to Pakistan will not Pay off

News Analysis | On February 8, the US State Department informed Congress that the Trump administration’s decision to suspend its security assistance to Pakistan had...

Five attacks in the last year that shook Kabul to its...

Ezzatullah Mehrdad | As deportations of Afghan assylum seekers from the West continue apace, the South Asian country's capital Kabul is fast turning into a death...

IS operating in Kabul under noses of US forces

AFP | Middle-class Afghans turned jihadists have assisted the Islamic State group's expansion from its stronghold in Afghanistan's restive east to Kabul, analysts say, helping...

Russian air strikes kill 18 civilians in Syria

AFP | At least 23 civilians were killed Wednesday in the Syrian opposition stronghold of Eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, most of them in Russian air...

Saudi air raid kills 68 civilians in one day in Yemen:...

AFP | Sixty-eight Yemeni civilians were killed in two separate air raids by the Saudi-led Arab coalition in one day, the UN humanitarian Coordinator in...

Multiple blasts at Shia cultural centre in Kabul kill 40

AFP | At least 40 people were killed and dozens more wounded in multiple blasts at a Shiite cultural centre in Kabul on Thursday, officials...

Yazidi fighters execute 52 civilians in Iraq: Human Rights Watch

AFP | Fighters from Iraq's Yazidi community, brutally targeted by the Islamic State group, executed 52 civilians in apparent revenge killings after capturing territory from...

Can community building help end extremist violence in Pakistan?

Saud Bin Ahsen | During the last fifteen years Pakistan has been a victim of instability, insecurity and political violence due to its role as...

Saudi backed Yemen market airstrike kills 14 civilians

 AFP with additional input from News Desk | Saudi-led air strikes killed 14 civilians in a village market near Yemen's battleground third city Taez as...

Major Hercharn Singh’s wedding, COAS and civilians extended warm wishes

News Desk | Major Hercharn Singh, the first Sikh officer to be commissioned in the Pakistan Army tied the knot on Sunday at the Gurdwara...

US airstrikes are killing more civilians than terrorists

Steven Feldstein | When President Donald Trump took office in January, it was unclear whether the bombast from his campaign would translate into an aggressive new...

Indian shelling on the ‘Working Boundary’ is an act of war

News Analysis | Amid rising tensions between arch-rivals India and Pakistan, six Pakistani citizens succumbed to injuries and attained martyrdom due to heavy Indian shelling...

Af-Pak border heating up: Who is to be blamed?

On Friday, the Afghan forces fired upon troops of the Frontier Corps (FC) who were providing security to the census team on the Chaman...

Humanitarian crisis in Syria expected to worsen in 2017: War Child...

The world held its breath as a ceasefire to evacuate rebel fighters and civilians from war-torn Aleppo briefly raised hopes for an end to...

Aleppo is devastated, but the internet is keeping alive some strong...

In the midst of a bloodbath, people in Aleppo continue to have access to the Internet. Despite the airstrikes, despite the monumental infrastructural damage,...

Syrian Government Moves Closer to Completely Controlling Aleppo

BEIRUT, Lebanon — The siege in Aleppo is almost over. Advances by Syrian government forces and their allies have squeezed the fighters and civilians...

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News Desk | On Friday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved the decision to send Pakistani troops to Saudi Arabia under a longstanding defense cooperation between...

PadMan’s director upset that Pakistan not showing movie

PadMan director Balki says he is planning a special screening of a movie for Pakistani human rights activist Malala Yousafzai. He says that the...

Emma Watson welcomes new guidelines to tackle harassment

News Desk | On Wednesday, Feminist and Hollywood actress Emma Watson stood in support of the new guidelines developed to tackle harassment and bullying in...

Is PTI facing an existential crisis?

News Desk | Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Fauzia Kasuri claims that her party, PTI, is facing an existential threat. She said this while addressing...

Government sets in motion PIA privatization process

News Desk | The government of Pakistan has decided to start the long-awaited privatization of the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airline (PIA). Prime Minister...

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