Terrorism

  Fresh 72-hour truce begins in Gaza

GAZA CITY: A fresh 72-hour ceasefire between Israel and Hamas came into effect in Gaza on Monday, paving the way for talks in Egypt aimed at a durable end to a month-long conflict that has wreaked devastating bloodshed. The agreement, which began at ...

  Dozens of inmates flee after Haiti jailbreak

PORT-AU-PRINCE: A jailbreak Sunday at a high-security prison near Haiti´s capital left dozens of inmates on the loose, police authorities said. The escape came after a mutiny erupted in the jail, a spokesman for Haiti´s national police said. "It was ...

  Amnesty slams US over civilian deaths in Afghanistan

KABUL: The families of thousands of civilians killed by American forces in Afghanistan have been left without justice or compensation, an Amnesty International report said Monday, in a damning indictment of the US military as it withdraws. The report...

  US evacuates some consulate staff from Iraqi city of Arbil

WASHINGTON: The United States evacuated some staff members from the Iraqi Kurdish city of Arbil, the State Department said Sunday, out of "an abundance of caution" amid an offensive by militants. The notice announcing "the departure of some staff fro...

  Broad agenda as Kerry arrives in Australia for talks

SYDNEY: United States Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Sydney Monday for annual talks with close ally Australia, which an official said will range from the crisis in Iraq to security issues in Asia. The centrepiece of the Australia-United Sta...

  Two dacoits killed in alleged encounter with police

KARACHI: Two dacoits were killed in an alleged encounter with police in Steel Town area of Karachi, media reported. The third accused managed to flee. SSP Malir said police recovered two snatched motorcycles and arms from the possession of the dacoit...

  Woman killed, 4 injured by unprovoked Indian firing in Charwa sector

SIALKOT: Indian troops’ unprovoked firing and shelling in blatant violation of ceasefire killed a woman and injured four civilians in Sialkot Charwa sector, media reported Monday morning. Sources said Pakistan Rangers’ retaliatory firing silenced the...

  Several injured in Chaman blast

CHAMAN: A blast occurred in Qandhari Bazar area of Chaman Monday morning and reports suggested that several persons were injured in the explosion, media reported. According to the sources, a powerful explosion occurred in Qandhari Bazar area today mo...

  To observe Yaum-e-Palestine on August 17: Pervez Rasheed

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Pervez Rasheed Sunday announced that Pakistan would observe Yaum-e-Palestine on August 17 to show solidarity with the people of Gaza enduring the atrocities of Israel. Addressing ‘Labaik Q...

  Ahsan apologetic over barricades, blames protesters

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning and central leader of ruling Pakistan Muslim League-N, Ahsan Iqbal Sunday apologized to the nation for barricades causing inconvenience to the citizens. In a statement issued here, he, however, said the govern...

  Sirajul Haq urges PM to convene moot on Gaza

ISLAMABAD: Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), Sirajul Haq Sunday said the people of Palestine laid down their lives for upholding the religion of Islam and regretted the ‘graveyard-like silence’ in the Muslim world over the issue of Gaza. “Fire sparked by e...

  US planes, drones conduct more airstrikes in Iraq

WASHINGTON: US forces Saturday launched more airstrikes in northern Iraq to defend attacks on civilians, the Pentagon said, on the second day of its military campaign. President Barack Obama had announced this week he had authorized US air strikes in...

  Kabul attack on NATO convoy kills 4 civilians: official

KABUL: A suicide attacker targeting a NATO convoy in Kabul on Sunday killed four civilians and wounded at least seven others, officials said, the latest blast in the capital as politicians wrangle over disputed election results. The NATO force made n...

  Israeli fresh strikes kill 10 more Palestinians

GAZA CITY: Palestinian negotiators have warned they will leave Cairo on Sunday if their Israeli counterparts do not show up for truce talks, after Israel pummelled Gaza with fresh air strikes that killed at least 10 Palestinians. Negotiations for a c...

  Govt chalks out strategy to detain Qadri: Raheeq

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) President Raheeq Abbasi has expressed concerns that the government had chalked a plan to detain Tahirul Qadri and it could conduct raid at Tehreek-e-Minhajul Quran (TMQ) secretariat at anytime today (Sunday), medi...

  Islamabad: red zone, diplomatic enclave sealed off

ISLAMABAD: The red zone and diplomatic enclave in the federal capital have been sealed off for national parade and Independence Day, media reported. Sources informed media that containers and barbed wires have been dropped at red zone and diplomatic ...

  Altaf urges govt. to avoid violent crackdown on PAT workers

LONDON: Muttahida Qaumi Movemnet (MQM) Quaid Altaf Hussain Sunday urged upon the government to refrain from resorting to violent means to crush Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) observing Yaum-e-Shuhada, media reported. Talking to media, Alltaf Hussain ad...

  Qadri booked in murder case

LAHORE: The city police Sunday registered a murder case of the policeman against Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr. Tahirul Qadri, taking the total cases thus far registered against him to 4, media reported. Sources said that the case has been re...

  Political turmoil for letting Musharraf runaway: Raja

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Chairman, Raja Zafrul Huque Sunday said that the political turmoil in the country has been orchestrated to pressurize let Musharraf escape from the country, media reported. Talking to media here, Raja ...

  Two more cases lodged against Qadri

LAHORE: Lahore police have registered two more cases against Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahirul Qadri and party office-bearers and workers, media reported. Both the cases have been registered at Faisal town police station on the complaint of ...


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Feature / Analysis

  • The Reason Why Israel Killed so Many Pregnant Women in Gaza

    After five weeks of Israeli bombing and invasion the United Nations re...

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  • While Israel Kill Gaza's Children, Media Shield The Truth About Hamas

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  • The cave dwellers of Bamiyan

    The sandstone cliffs of Afghanistan's Bamiyan province are most famous...

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  • Why America's war in Afghanistan is no victory

    Afghanistan is the only country in the world where American soldiers a...

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Opinion

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    Love is a serious problem in our world. There is too much of it. So I ...

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  • The Anniversary of Rabaa and Sisi's Genocide

    General Sisi’s military coup claimed that it was put in effect to answ...

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  • National Unity Committee Update

    The National Unity Committee, a joint commission appointed by both pre...

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  • In Afghan election dispute, enter the DC lobbyists

    Afghanistan presidential hopeful Ashraf Ghani is spending nearly $150,...

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