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The Army isn’t wearing Trousers – A postscript!

Syed Haider Raza Mehdi | As anticipated, the earlier article referred above "The Army isnt wearing Trousers" has stirred up quite a storm showering me...

MQM fails to agree on candidates for Senate elections

News Analysis | The dispute between Muttahida Qaumi Movement- Pakistan (MQM-P) members has failed to resolve even after three days. The MQM-P has failed to...

Is India’s Talaq bill really for Indian Muslim women?

Aateka Khan | December 28, 2017 was an ominous day in the legislative history of India. It is the foreboding day that the Muslim Women...

ISIS claims Egypt church attack that killed 9

AFP | A gunman opened fire on a church south of Cairo on Friday, killing at least nine people in the latest apparent jihadist attack...

China, Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to battle terror together

 AFP | Ministers from Afghanistan, Pakistan and China met in Beijing on Tuesday where they agreed to work together to tackle the threat of terrorism...

Social venture helps Hazara women of Pakistan

AFP | Working at "Hazara", a restaurant in the Pakistani city of Quetta, is a potentially deadly political act: all of the greasy spoon's employees...

Shehbaz reviews shutdown order of cement factories at Katas Raj temple

News Analysis | Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday, 2nd December, reconsidered the measures taken for restoration of the Katas Raj Temple, it’s dried...

Pope arrives in Bangladesh after controversial Myanmar visit

AFP Pope Francis on Thursday arrived in Bangladesh, where hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya refugees have sought sanctuary after fleeing a crackdown in neighbouring...

Twitter’s top trend in Pakistan: Happy Diwali

News Desk| On Thursday, Happy Diwali became the top trend on the social mediascape of Pakistan. A large number of people took to Twitter to...

Is Pakistan as extremist as portrayed by western media?

Afrah Jamal | ‘Finding a Safe Place for Pakistani Christians’ by Marijana PETIR, Member of the European Parliament – finds systemic persecution in Pakistan’s backyard,...

Rohingya is a humanitarian issue not a Muslim one!

M K Bhadrakumar | The Trump administration is shifting gear on Myanmar. After positioning itself on the “right side of history”, Washington is making the...

Rohingya Plight: Feeding Instability across Muslim World & jeopardizing China’s One...

James M. Dorsey | The plight of Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya minority is becoming the Muslim world’s latest rallying call emulating the emotional appeal of the...

Halimah Yacob to be the First Muslim Malay President for Singapore

News Analysis | Amid widespread criticism, Halima Yacob has been formally elected as the eighth and the first Muslim female President for the city-state of...

Jihadi vows of support for Rohingya add to problems of Pakistan...

James M. Dorsey | A call for action to help Rohingya Muslims by prominent US Treasury-designated Pakistani militant Masood Azhar puts both Pakistan and China on the...

Identity Crisis: Who is Pakistani and who isn’t?

Nauman Sadiq | #PakistanTurns70 There are two contrasting styles of debating an issue: those who prefer normative arguments, and those who choose a descriptive line of...

Safeguarding Islam and Minorities: Rulers finally acting?

Imtiaz Gul | Something unprecedented happened in Pakistan this Holi. Cutting across religious barriers, the prime minister delivered a ground-breaking speech to the Hindu minority....

India’s ‘Enemy Property Law’: Muslims Targeted in Pursuit of ‘Larger Public...

By Rina Chandran | MUMBAI - A controversial bill that amends a five-decade-old law to deny Indian families of those who moved to China and...

Trump’s revised travel ban: What will be the court’s next ruling?

Prof. Steven Mulroy President Trump’s new executive order on immigration addresses some of the legal problems found by courts in the Jan. 27 original order...

Misery of the cotton pickers of Sindh demands Bilawal Bhutto’s attention

Sahib Khan Some months ago, people from Bheel community from Khairpur district staged sit-in protest outside Hyderabad Press Club (HPC). They were protesting against a...

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