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Offshore wealth of Pakistani citizens

News Analysis | The United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities have confirmed the details of 53 individuals who have invested in real estate along with copies...

UAE condemns state sponsored terrorism after Modi’s visit

News Analysis | India’s Prime Minister Modi visited United Arab Emirates (UAE) on February 10, 2018 and after delegation-level talks between PM Modi and Crown...

Dubai’s state-owned DP World looks to take over companies to push...

James M Dorsey | The $6.85 billion acquisition in 2006 of Peninsular & Oriental (P&O) Steam Navigation Company, a storied British shipping and logistics company,...

India blind cricketers to play in UAE amid tensions with Pakistan

AFP | The Indian blind cricket team left for the United Arab Emirates Saturday to take part in the World Cup after failing to secure...

Saudi boosts citizen benefits as taxes bite

AFP | Saudi Arabia announced Saturday it had boosted stipends and benefits for citizens to cushion the impact of economic reforms including the kingdom's first...

‘Parchi’ set to be the first Pakistani hit of 2018

News Desk | Pakistani film ‘Parchi' featuring the gorgeous Hareem Farooq and Ali Rehman in leading roles is expected to release in cinemas on January...

Salman Khan thanks UAE government for filming Tiger Zinda Hai: Movie...

News Desk | Salman Khan says, he felt an extreme pleasure in filming for his upcoming movie 'Tiger Zinda Hai' in Abu Dhabi, UAE. He...

Mahira Khan and Saba Qamar win at Masala Awards in Dubai

News Analysis | Pakistani actresses Mahira Khan and Saba Qamar were lauded for their efforts at Masala Awards held in Dubai, UAE by Masala Magazine. The...

Is Middle East witnessing an end of civil wars and sectarian...

James M. Dorsey | Optimists see hopeful signs that the Middle East may be exiting from a dark tunnel of violence, civil war, sectarian strife, and...

Over 7,000 Pakistanis jailed abroad are without government support

GVS Special Report | On the 8th Session of the National Assembly Secretariat in 2014 during the “QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWERS AND THEIR REPLIES”, the...

Saudi Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s achilles heel

James M. Dorsey | Emboldened by perceived White House support, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman appears to have stepped up his risky, so far...

Saudi-UAE promote tribes against Qatari Emir

James M Dorsey | Nearly six months into the Gulf crisis, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates are attempting to mobilize tribal opposition as...

Qatar claims Saudi involvement in Lebanon similar to Gulf Crisis

AFP | Qatar's foreign minister on Friday compared Saudi Arabia's political maneuvers in Lebanon to its boycott of his country and accused Riyadh of a...

“Arab Media War at the heart of Saudi Purges?”

James M. Dorsey | Long-standing Saudi efforts to dominate the pan-Arab media landscape appear to have moved into high gear with Crown Prince Mohammed bin...

International cricket back with a bang: Pakistan welcomes West Indies

Reuters | Pakistan will host West Indies in a three-match Twenty20 series in March and the Caribbean side will be playing in the South Asian...

Can football help end Gulf crisis?

James M. Dorsey | A target of massive Saudi investment, the Maldives severed diplomatic relations with Qatar hours after a Saudi-UAE-led alliance of largely financially...

Nawaz & lieutenants discuss ‘future’; Where: London?

News Analysis | Senior leadership of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) including Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has arrived in London for an important meeting....

Will ultra-conservatives accept the change in Saudi politics?

James M. Dorsey | Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s recent disavowal of the kingdom’s founding religious ideology had a master’s voice quality to it. His words...

What makes Singapore stronger than Qatar & UAE?

James M. Dorsey | The Gulf crisis that pits a United Arab Emirates-Saudi-led alliance against Qatar has emerged about more than a regional spat. It...

Will Nawaz’s ‘Positive’ meeting with Saudi-Royals bear any fruit?

News analysis| Ousted and indicted ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif held a meeting with the influential and prominent personalities of the Royal family in Kingdom of...

Does the growth in FDI depict the true picture of Pakistan’s...

News Analysis | In contradiction to the current debate bashing Pakistan economy for its poor performance, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) released its report on Wednesday....

How to Improve Pak-UAE ties across the board

News Analysis | During a visit to the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI), the United Arab Emirates Ambassador Hamad Obaid Alzaabi has said...

Is PML-N government mishandling the CPEC project?

 Waris Husain | Through this piece, I would like to draw the attention of all concerned, particularly the members of parliament and all the political...

Gulf states enhancing ties with Israel after USA fails to end...

 James M. Dorsey | A cornerstone of the Trump administration’s approach to Israeli-Palestinian peace, involving a restructuring of relations between erstwhile Middle Eastern foes appears...

Saudi Arabia Eases restrictions on messaging apps, but WhatsApp and Viber...

Afef Abrougui |  After more than four years of heavy censorship, Saudi Arabia has eased restrictions on the use of internet-based call and messaging (VoIP) applications. In...

Iran checkmates ‘Israel & the US’ in the Middle East

M K Bhadrakumar | The announcement in Tehran on Saturday regarding the successful test of a ballistic missile with a range of 2000 kilometers and capable of...

The Gulf crisis: Fighting it out down and dirty

James M. Dorsey | In the three-month old Gulf crisis, nothing is too expensive or too down and dirty when it comes to buying influence,...

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...

100 days of Qatar crisis

Ambreen Shabbir | The Qatar-blockade, the diplomatic crisis of 2017 that jiggled the world in different ways, approached its 100 days. There has been no...

Riyadh slams Doha, suspends talks after signs of breakthrough

News Analysis | Saudi Arabia has cut off talks with Qatar on Saturday accusing the tiny Gulf country of "distorting facts" regarding the telephonic conversation...

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Do We need to Worry about Pakistan’s Planned Troop Deployment in...

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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