Posts Tagged ‘Pakistan’

‘Pakistan has far better minds than India’: Pak government minister’s peculiar pitch to Netflix unleashes slew of criticism

In a tweet congratulating a Pakistani TV channel for airing a drama he enjoyed, Fawad Chaudhry called on the streaming giants to invest in the Islamic republic. “I yet again ask @amazon and @Netflix invest in Pak drama n film #Pakistan has far better minds than India our music is far superior, you guys wont […]

India is not a ‘theocratic’ state like Pakistan & America, defense minister claims

Speaking in Delhi on Wednesday, Singh argued that India could not be described as theocratic because it has never had an official religion. He accused neighboring Pakistan of being a “theocracy” because it “declared that their state has a religion,” noting that India has always remained secular. Even America is a theocratic country. India is […]

Pakistan’s ex-president Musharraf appeals to Supreme Court over special tribunal’s guilty verdict in treason case

In his legal filing to the Supreme Court, Musharraf argued that his absence from the special tribunal was due to health reasons and that he had been granted permission to travel abroad to receive medical assistance. He is currently undergoing treatment in Dubai. He also denied running from the law and insisted that the prosecution […]

Pakistan soil will not be used for war says foreign minister Qureshi during Iran visit

Sputnik – Following a spike in tensions between Iran and the United States after the killing of Tehran’s top military commander Qasem Soleimani in a Baghdad drone strike and retaliation by Iran, targeting a US base in Iraq, Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi is meeting Iranian and Saudi leaders on a peace initiative. Pakistan’s […]

Thick red line: India and Pakistan may have no peace in 2020, just the seeds of hope

India, shaking off its ‘soft state’ image, sent war planes inside Pakistan to bomb what it alleged were jihadi training camps from which the Pulwama terror attack on February 14, 2019 – which killed 44 Indian soldiers – had been launched. Delhi followed this up by removing Kashmir’s special status and integrating the state fully […]

Two pilots killed as air force trainer jet crashes in Pakistan (PHOTO, VIDEO)

The FT-7 aircraft, a trainer variant of the Chinese-built Chengdu J-7 fighter jet, went down on Tuesday after taking off from the M.M. Alam airbase in Punjab province, local media reported citing a Pakistan Air Force spokesperson. Think your friends would be interested? Share this story! Both pilots, squadron leader Haris bin Khalid and flying […]

Not his ‘vision’ for Pakistan: Imran Khan condemns violence at Sikh shrine

Writing on Twitter, Khan said the incident outside the Gurdwara Janam Asthan in Nankana Sahib was “condemnable” and “goes against [his] vision”. He said Islamabad had “zero tolerance” for such actions, and that perpetrators of religion-fueled violence would not receive sympathy from the police or judiciary. In contrast, Modi’s RSS vision supports minorities oppression & […]

Indian Sikhs protest at Pakistan’s diplomatic mission over hateful altercation in front of major Sikh site

The temple, also known as Gurdwara Nankana Sahib (named after the city in Pakistan’s Punjab province), is a cherished treasure built on the site where the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev, was believed to be born. On Friday the location was surrounded by dozens of angry Muslim protesters, who were filmed chanting anti-Sikh slogans. […]

‘Mix of anomalies and contradictions’: Pakistan’s ex-leader Musharraf blasts his death sentence in court petition

An 86-page petition, filed to Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday by Musharraf’s legal team, states that the verdict against the former president “contained a mix of anomalies and contradictory statements,” as quoted by local media. The document also says the court “rapidly and hurriedly wrapped up the trial which was far from conclusion,” and […]

‘Impressive display of firepower’? WATCH Pakistan Navy fire volley of missiles in Arabian Sea drills (VIDEO)

The drills involved at least one Navy destroyer, as well as helicopters, submarines and fast attack missile boats – yet from a video and press release by the Pakistani military it remains unclear how many of each. A range of anti-ship and land-attack missiles were fired from “surface, subsurface and air platforms,” in addition to […]

US approves new military training deal with Pakistan as it seeks to bolster its weakening foothold

In 2018, US President Donald Trump signaled his decision, blindsiding the State Department, in a tweet squarely blaming Pakistan for failing to crackdown on terrorist groups in their country and providing “nothing but lies and deceit.” That decision was rolled back by the end of the year – as Pakistan’s strengthening relations with Russia and […]

India & Pakistan trade accusations following deadly clash in Kashmir that killed 4

   The latest border skirmish between the forces of two nuclear-armed nations in the disputed Kashmir region claimed at least four lives, the arch-rivals confirmed trying to shift the blame for ceasefire violation on each other. The clash that occurred late on Wednesday was acknowledged by both Islamabad and New Delhi, but their accounts and […]

Pakistan: A “Sorry Dominion” and a “Resilient People”?

In June 2019 BBC published M. Ilyas Khan’s story “Uncovering Pakistan’s secret human rights abuses” as part of the ongoing global endeavour to disseminate a narrative which has continuously served the strategic and political goals of the globalist deep state vis-à-vis Pakistan’s balkanization/annihilation.  At the time, like quite a few other events impactful enough to […]

The Indo-‘Israeli’ Trans-Arabian Corridor Will Push Russia Closer to Pakistan — Uprootedpalestinians’s Blog

By Andrew Korybko Global Research, December 19, 2019 India’s participation in “Israel’s” Trans-Arabian Corridor for connecting the Eastern Mediterranean and Afro-Asian (“Indian”) Ocean will render New Delhi’s North-South Transport Corridor (NSTC) with Iran, Azerbaijan, and Russia economically redundant, consequently pushing Russia closer to Pakistan as Moscow seeks to ensure the viability of its southern connectivity […]

Pakistan seeks removal of judge who said Musharraf should ‘hang in the streets’ if he dies before death sentence

   The Pakistan government said on Thursday it was seeking to disbar the leader of a three-judge panel which ruled that the corpse of ex-military ruler Pervez Musharraf should hang for three days if the general dies before his execution. The special court sentenced Musharraf, 76, to death on Tuesday after finding him guilty of […]

Pakistan’s former military ruler Musharraf sentenced to death for high treason

   A Pakistani court has handed a death sentence to former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf on treason charges for suspending the country’s constitution 12 years ago. The 76-year-old ex-strongman is now living in exile in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.). The special court in Islamabad announced the verdict on December 17 with […]

Pakistan Army expresses anguish over death sentence handed down to former president Musharraf

“[The] Armed Forces of Pakistan expect that justice will be dispensed in line with [the] Constitution of [the] Islamic Republic of Pakistan,” the statement added. Musharraf was apparently denied his fundamental rights in the legal process, which led to Tuesday’s verdict in the case against him of high treason, a statement released by ISPR, the […]

Iran naval chief visits Pakistan, discusses naval collaboration

IRNA — Commander Islamic Republic of Iran Navy, Rear Admiral Dr Hossein Khanzadi on Monday met his Pakistani counterpart Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi and discussed naval collaboration between the two states, a military statement said. Director General Public Relations – Pakistan Navy, Rear Admiral Arshid Javed in a statement said during the meeting at Pakistan […]

Avalanche following heavy snowfall kills 3 shepherds in Pakistan

   Three people were killed when they were hit by an avalanche in Phander valley of Ghizer district. According to police, Mirza Nazir Shahbaz and Mirza Hassan, all residents of Dalomal Phander, were at Chishi Nullah to bring their yaks on Wednesday when the avalanche hit them. The local volunteers and police personnel rushed to […]

Pakistan president lauds Ayatollah Khamenei for strong support on Kashmir issue

Tehran Times – Pakistani President Arif Alvi said on Friday that Islamabad is grateful for Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei for his strong support for the just struggle of the people of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. During a meeting with Mehdi Honardoost, the outgoing Iranian ambassador to Pakistan, Alvi said that Pakistan […]

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