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News & Analysis

No Iftar Parties in 5-Star Hotels for Pakistani elite? What a Pity!

Zia Sarhadi

Ramadan 08, 14412020-05-01

The pandemic has put paid to the lavish iftar parties of the Pakistani elite. While they do not fast, they must participate in iftar parties. This year, they have been deprived of this exercise in gluttony!

News & Analysis

Saudis Stab Pakistan in the Back over Kashmir

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Rajab 06, 14412020-03-01

Pakistan’s kow-towing to the Saudis is becoming increasingly untenable. The Saudis have just stabbed Pakistan in the back over Kashmir, that is the most important issue for Pakistan, in fact for its very survival. It is time for Islamabad to rethink its policy vis-à-vis the Saudis.

Background

The Pakistani Elite’s Qarooni Mindset

Waseem Shehzad

Rajab 06, 14412020-03-01

The world’s value system has become so distorted that almost all people think acquiring wealth is the road to happiness. This has created a mad scramble to accumulate wealth without worrying about the means. The Pakistani elite seem to be the worst in this regard.

Daily News Analysis

Taliban agree to seven day "reduction in violence" in Afghanistan

Zia Sarhadi

Jumada' al-Akhirah 24, 14412020-02-18

Daily News Analysis

President Erdogan's visit to boost trade, cultural and political ties with Pakistan

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Akhirah 21, 14412020-02-15

There is great potential to boost Pakistan-Turkey trade. The two-day visit of Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdogan to Pakistan will help boost trade and other relations. Islamic Iran, too, must be brought into the equation.

Daily News Analysis

February 5: Kashmir Solidarity Day being observed globally

A Correspondent in Toronto

Jumada' al-Akhirah 11, 14412020-02-05

February 5 has for decades been observed as Kashmir Solidarity Day. This year, it assumed added significance because of India's total lockdown in Indian Occupied Kashmir since August 5, 2019. Tens of thousands of Kashmiri youth have been arrested and imprisoned in unknown locations. There are grave fears for their safety and security.

Daily News Analysis

Muslim governments sideline the treacherous Saudi regime

Crescent International

Rabi' al-Thani 25, 14412019-12-22

Daily News Analysis

Imran Khan’s peace mission to Tehran, Riyadh

Crescent International

Safar 14, 14412019-10-13

News & Analysis

Why Pakistan should not Recognize Israel

Waseem Shehzad

Safar 02, 14412019-10-01

Pakistan will gain nothing by recognizing Zionist Israel despite the clamor in some quarters that it will benefit the country. Islamabad would lose the moral and legal argument about Indian occupation of Kashmir.

Daily News Analysis

Pakistan’s Response to Indian War-mongering

Crescent International

Muharram 04, 14412019-09-03

Opinion

Pakistan’s Options in Jammu and Kashmir

Zafar Bangash

Muharram 02, 14412019-09-01

Pakistan must begin to think outside the box to find a solution to the long-festering problem of Jammu and Kashmir. Repeating old slogans or applying the same old policies that did not yield results in the past will not do.

News & Analysis

The Morning of 9/11

Zafar Bangash

Muharram 02, 14412019-09-01

On the morning of 911, General Mahmud Ahmed, then serving as Director of ISI, was in Washington DC. We talked to him to find out what really transpired that morning.

Special Reports

Pakistan at 72: Challenges and Prospects

Waseem Shehzad

Dhu al-Qa'dah 29, 14402019-08-01

Pakistan turns 72 this month. We examine how it has fared during this time and whether it has realized its true potential. If not, who is responsible for this situation.

Editorials

Pakistan in the IMF Debt Trap

Editor

Ramadan 27, 14402019-06-01

Pakistan debt continues to climb and going to the IMF for another bailout package is not a good omen for the future.

News & Analysis

The Other Silk Road

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Ramadan 27, 14402019-06-01

China’s Belt and Road initiative is not the only game in town. There is a road and rail link planned between Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey that would have much positive impact on the development of the region.

Editorials

Kashmir: The Real Cause of Conflict

Editor

Rajab 25, 14402019-04-01

Last month, India and Pakistan came to the brink of full-blown war. At the root lies the unresolved issue of Kashmir. Unless this long-festering problem is resolved according to the wishes of the people of Kashmir, the risk of war remains.

News & Analysis

Pakistan must Resist Demands from “Friends”

Salina Khan

Rajab 25, 14402019-04-01

Serious efforts are underway to push Pakistan to recognize the Zionist state of Israel. This is a trap Pakistan must resist

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