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Beacon of hope

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Despite Islam’s lofty ideals, in many Muslim societies, including Pakistan, we often fail to see these beliefs put into practice. Perhaps that is why, by divine design, certain religious acts and commemorations are ordained to remind us to practise what we preach.

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The making of the Kargil disaster

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Journalist Nasim Zehra’s recently published book, From Kargil To The Coup: Events That Shook Pakistan, provides the first meticulous documentation of the events that surrounded the controversial Kargil incursion in 1999 which almost brought Pakistan and India to the brink of war.

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No Plan B: New US demands on Iran 'set stage for war'

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

A US air force plane was waiting for Mike Pompeo while he was taking the oath as the country's new secretary of state in late April in Washington, DC. Promising to get the state department's "swagger" back, Pompeo wasted no time after being sworn in, setting off on a whirlwind tour of the Middle East to Israel, Saudi Arabia and Jordan.

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The horrific rape and murder of 8-year-old Asifa

Sunday, May 6, 2018

The ordeal that the 8-year-old girl endured at the hands of Hindu fascists is so horrific that it sends shivers down one’s spine simply narrating it. The expression “Hindu fascists” is deliberately used because the repeated gang rape and brutal murder of the 8-year-old child was preplanned and motivated by the Hindus’ extreme hatred of Muslims.

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Palestinians face explosive bullets, dangerous gas bombs

Thursday, May 3, 2018

When he was hit by a bullet fired by Israeli forces during demonstrations in Gaza on April 6, Mohammed al-Zaieem lost so much blood, and his left leg was so deformed, he feared he wouldn't survive.

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Tales of pain: Kashmir and its storytellers

Monday, February 5, 2018

Mohammad Zahid in his collection of poems ‘The Pheromone Trail’ (2013) offers a brilliant insight into his world. Being a Kashmiri brought up amidst the region’s political strife and unending violence. his verses reflect his experiences and the torment of his soul.

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