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Modi reveals changed stance after three-hour visit to Palestine

News Analysis | On February 10, Prime Minister Modi made a three-hour visit to Ramallah, Palestine, from Amman, Jordan and said “India hopes to see...

World Economic Forum is more than a rich man’s club

Ikram Sehgal | Named for the Alpine resort town in which the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting is held, the prevailing misconception is that...

Gujarat Elections 2017: BJP wins but loses in public eye

News Analysis | The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will retain power in Gujarat for a sixth straight term, after it just about edged past the...

Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh killed by rebels

Reuters The radio station of Yemen's Houthi-controlled interior ministry said on Monday the militia's former war ally, ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh, had been killed though...

57% of Americans think US should mind its own business on...

Jacob G. Hornberger | One of the burning issues of our time is the role of the U.S. government in foreign affairs: Should the United...

Will US succeed in creating rifts between Iran & Iraq?

M K Bhadrakumar| The US project to create a rift between Iraq and Iran backfired just a couple of days of its launch from Riyadh...

How tiny Qatar’s wealth saved it from starvation ?

James M Dorsey | Food security has taken on a new dimension almost five months into the Gulf crisis that pits a UAE-Saudi alliance against...

Is Kurdistan a US-Israeli conspiracy to balkanize Middle East?

M K Bhadrakumar | The result of the Kurdish independence referendum in northern Iraq will be known in the next 48 hours or so, but no surprises...

The graveyard of Indian tanks: the battles in the Sialkot sector...

Saleem Akhtar Malik | In this sector Pakistan’s 15 Division, consisting of four infantry brigades (24,101,104, and 115) and 6 Armoured Division, faced Indian I...

Unlike Trump, JFK didn’t bend the knee to US Establishment

Jacob G. Hornberger | Like President Trump, President Kennedy was subjected to the same type of pressure by the Pentagon and the CIA to engage in...

Should FATA merge with KP or become an independent province?

The committee created by PM Nawaz Sharif in Nov 2015, headed by trusted lieutenant, Sartaj Aziz, after several months of work was clear that...

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Banned Valentine’s Day reflects Saudi Crown Prince’s limitations on controlling global...

James M Dorsey | Valentine’s Day in Riyadh and Islamabad as well as parts of Indonesia and Malaysia puts into sharp relief Saudi Arabia’s ability...

US Secret Service denies fighting Chinese officials over nuclear football in...

AFP | The US Secret Service denied Monday reports that one of its agents and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly wrestled with Chinese...

Cholistan Jeep Rally: Magsi takes the trophy again

News Desk | Nadir Magsi, Pakistan Peoples’ Party member for Sindh Provincial Assembly, won the Cholistan Desert Rally in the prepared category for the second...

PTI minister defends his party’s performance in KP

News Desk | Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader and Minister of Education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Muhammad Atif Khan, defended his party against the allegations of...

Will Jennfier Aniston and Brad Pitt reunite after their divorces?

News Desk | Jennifer Aniston has issued a statement addressing reports she is interacting with her ex-husband Brad Pitt as a shoulder to lean on...

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