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‘Jewish plots and money’: In Pakistan, Israel is now an even more explosive political issue

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In Pakistan, talk of Israel and ‘Jewish money’ is rocking politics (again)

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Pakistan successfully test fires surface-to-surface missile

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Pakistan orders off death row man acquitted of beheading U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl

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Pakistan Government Appeals Against Acquittal of Men Convicted of Beheading US Journalist Pearl

A policeman walks past the Supreme Court building in Islamabad, Pakistan October 31, 2018. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood/File Photo Pakistan’s government on Friday appealed to the Supreme Court to review its decision to free an Islamist convicted of kidnapping and beheading US journalist Daniel Pearl, a day after the United States expressed “deep concerns” over the ruling. A […]

Pakistan Supreme Court Frees Islamist Accused Of Beheading Journalist Daniel Pearl

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) – Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the release of an Islamist convicted of beheading U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl, a decision that has left his family in “complete shock,” lawyers said. Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who was the main suspect in the 2002 kidnapping and murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Pearl, […]

Pakistan film that received death threats for ‘blasphemy’ is tipped for Oscars 2021

A film that set off a storm of controversy in Pakistan has been made the country’s official entry to the Oscars this year, despite objections from religious and political groups that led to boycott calls and death threats for its producer. The drama entitled Zindagi Tamasha  (Circus of Life), which premiered at the Busan International […]

Jewish Harvard professor dies while climbing in Pakistan’s mountains

A prominent Jewish doctor in Boston died this week while attempting a challenging ascent in the mountains of Pakistan. Alex Goldfarb, an immigrant from the former Soviet Union, was an experienced climber as well as a beloved nephrologist who taught at Harvard Medical School, authored medical texts and traveled to New York last year to […]

Bhutto and the Bomb-Fundamentalism in Pakistan

Bhutto fell victim to a delusion, common to all tin pot dictators; he started taking his own bombast seriously and made a critical mistake. He called a conference of all the nuclear physicists of the country and demanded that they produce a workable nuclear device in the next four to five years. The nuclear scientists […]

Pakistan plunged into darkness by overnight blackout

Much of Pakistan was plunged into darkness on Saturday night after a power outage struck the country. The entire city of Islamabad, Pakistan’s capital, lost power in the blackout, according to Geo News. Omar Ayub Khan, Pakistan’s Energy Minister tweeted that the outage occurred after the frequency in the national power distribution system (NTDC) suddenly […]

National Power Blackout Plunges Pakistan Into Darkness, Air Force Reportedly on Red Alert

Home » Asia, Disasters » National Power Blackout Plunges Pakistan Into Darkness, Air Force Reportedly on Red Alert     According to reporters on social media, NTDC transmission lines have apparently tripped. While the authorities are trying to establish the cause of the outage, Pakistanis rushed to social media providing conspiracy theories as an explanation. […]

Massive power grid failure plunges Pakistan into darkness

Pakistan’s national power grid has failed, leaving almost the entire country in the dark. With officials blaming a mysterious “plunge in the frequency,” conspiracy theories quickly proliferated. “A countrywide blackout has been caused by a sudden plunge in the frequency in the power transmission system,” Pakistani power minister Omar Ayub Khan wrote on Twitter, shortly […]

Pakistan’s Hazaras Wait for Imran Khan Amidst Coffins of Their Loved Ones

By Saad Hasan – TRT WORLD The murder spree has gone on for years. People belonging to Pakistan’s ethnic Hazara minority have been attacked in their homes, in shops, in mosques, at the doctor’s clinic, inside a snooker club and picked out from among other passengers on busses, forced to line up and summarily executed. […]

Islamic State Gunmen Kill Eleven Coal Miners in Pakistan

Gunmen from the Islamic State terror group opened fire on a group of Hazara coal miners in southwestern Pakistan Sunday, killing eleven. The militants blindfolded the miners and tied their hands behind their backs before shooting them, police video revealed. The attack took place near the Machh coal field in Balochistan province, some 30 miles […]

High court rules Pakistan’s ‘two-finger’ virginity test for rape victims unconstitutional

A Pakistani judge has ruled that ‘virginity tests’ performed on women who are victims of sexual assault are unconstitutional, describing the archaic examinations as discriminatory and inhumane. The Lahore High Court announced on Monday that Pakistan’s infamous “two-finger test,” which is not required under law but is sometimes used by authorities investigating rape cases, had […]

Report: 1000 Girls Forcibly Converted to Islam in Pakistan Each Year

Some 1,000 girls are forced to convert to Islam in Pakistan each year, according to a report Monday from the Associated Press (AP). The forced conversions often take place as a prelude to non-consensual marriages and frequently involve underage girls, AP stated, a practice that has only increased during the long months of coronavirus lockdowns. […]

Pakistan recognizing Israel is dirty politics. But it’s legitimate

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Pakistan Court Acquits Christian Sentenced to Life in Prison for Blasphemy

Photo Credit: Jamal Panhwar/Pixabay (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that the Lahore High Court has acquitted Imran Ghafur Masih, a Christian sentenced to life in prison under Pakistan’s blasphemy laws. According to Imran’s family, they have moved into hiding following the acquittal due to potential threats from extremists. On Dec. […]

China’s Army Joins Pakistan for Military Exercises with Warplanes, Troops

China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) dispatched fighter jets and soldiers to a Pakistani airbase near the Indian border on Monday for a bilateral drill aimed at preparing both China and Pakistan’s militaries for “actual combat,” the Hindustan Times reported on Tuesday. “The Chinese air force’s troops set off on December 7 for the Pakistani Air Force’s […]

7 COVID-19 Patients In Pakistan Die After Oxygen Supply Runs Out

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Seven patients being treated for the coronavirus died after one of the largest hospitals in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar ran out of oxygen supplies, officials said Sunday. Farhad Khan, a spokesman at Khyber Teaching Hospital, said the patients died Saturday night when the vendor who supplies the hospital with […]

First ‘Church’ for ‘Transgenders’ Opens in Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan — The first “church” for transgenders has opened in Pakistan in order to provide a place of belonging for those whose lifestyles are not affirmed in biblically orthodox church settings. The Church of Pakistan will not support the gathering, citing that there are “theological issues” with transgenderism. The “First Church for Eunuchs” is led […]

The Muslim world’s changing dynamics: Pakistan struggles to retain its footing

 Increasing strains between Pakistan and its traditional Arab allies, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, is about more than Gulf states opportunistically targeting India’s far more lucrative market. At the heart of the tensions, that potentially complicate Pakistan’s economic recovery, is also India’s ability to enhance Gulf states’ capacity to hedge their bets amid […]

Will Joe Biden Push Iran and Pakistan Closer Together?

Political ties between Iran and Pakistan are warm, but their relationship has grossly underperformed in the economic and security domains. by Rupert Stone Shortly after Joe Biden’s win in the U.S. presidential election, Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif traveled to Islamabad for two days of talks. Political ties between Iran and Pakistan are warm, but their […]

Pakistan Denies Rumors That It Will Normalize Ties With Israel

Illustrative. Photo: Reuters / Danish Ismail. Pakistan reiterated again on Tuesday that it would not normalize relations with Israel, following fresh rumors that the Muslim-majority country might do so. The rumors began following Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s secretive trip on Sunday to Saudi Arabia, where he was said to have met with Crown Prince […]

Pakistan minister deletes tweet containing Macron Nazi jibe

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Expansion of trade ties with Pakistan a priority

November 20, 2020 – 17:22 By Mahnaz Abdi TEHRAN- Pakistan has a relatively large consumer market with a population of over 200 million. According to the World Trade Organization, imports constitute over 66 percent of Pakistan’s trade. Expansion of trade with Pakistan, and boosting exports to this neighbor is one of Iran’s priorities. In a […]

How Saudi Arabia is pressuring Pakistan to recognize Israel

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India, Pakistan clash over Kashmir, leaving at least 13 dead

India and Pakistan traded blows on Friday in clashes that left more than 13 dead and dozens wounded on both sides of the disputed Kashmir frontier, officials said. The village of Tehjian in the Neelum valley was shelled in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir and dozens of homes were set ablaze. Artillery and machine gun clashes were reported […]

Mother and Son Killed in Incident of Religious Hatred in Pakistan

Photo Credit: Qasim Rehmani/Pixabay Pakistan (International Christian Concern) – According to local reports, two Christians, a mother and son, were killed in an incident of religious hatred in a village located in the Gujranwala district of Pakistan. On Monday, Nov. 9, Yasmeen Masih and her son, Usman, were shot dead by Hassan Shakoor, their Muslim […]

Amid cartoon dust-up, Pakistan calls on Facebook to ban Islamophobia as it did Holocaust denial

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