Pakistan debt continues to climb and going to the IMF for another bailout package is not a good omen for the future.
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.
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.
Serious efforts are underway to push Pakistan to recognize the Zionist state of Israel. This is a trap Pakistan must resist
There is a vicious campaign underway instigated by the enemies of Islam and Muslim unity to create divisions between Pakistan and Iran and get them entangled in conflict. Pakistanis must resist this plot.
At 1.2 billion people, India is one of the most densely populated countries in the world, second only to China. But India suffers from some very serious problems of which the alarming rise in Hindu fascism is the most troubling.
Shunned by the rest of the world in the wake of the Jamal Khashoggi murder, Muhammad bin Salman was embraced and feted by the Pakistanis. This may turn out to be a costly mistake for Pakistan.
Indian attack on Pakistan could easily escalate into a full-scale war between two nuclear armed rivals blowing up the entire region. It is imperative that the UN takes its responsibility seriously and prevent a catastrophe from occurring before the war erupts.
Used to terrorizing Kashmiris seeking independence from India’s brutal occupation, Delhi thought it could force Britain also to adopt a similar policy. The All Parties Parliamentary Group on Kashmir in the British Parliament will hold Kashmir Solidarity Day in the British Parliament today.
Justice is a fundamental precept in every society. Regrettably, Pakistan’s judicial system, inherited from British colonialism, is broken and does not deliver justice to the people as is evident from the 1.9 million cases pending before courts.
Following a recent visit to Pakistan, the ICIT director shares his observations about a country striving for change but remains mired in old habits.
Those baying for a poor Pakistani Christian woman’s blood accusing her of blasphemy seem to have totally ignored the noble Messenger’s (pbuh) own conduct in such cases.
There are various groups in Pakistan that try to use the blasphemy law in the country to advance their own political agenda disregarding the noble Messenger’s (pbuh) quality as a ‘mercy to all the worlds’.
The new government in Pakistan needs to pay attention to the needs of overseas Pakistanis if it wants their help in a meaningful way.
With a new government in power, Pakistan has an opportunity to make a clean break from the US and forge a new destiny in Eurasia.
Imran Khan may have won the elections but the mess his predecessors have left behind will take a long time to clean up. This will not be easy while people’s patience is likely to wear thin soon amid heightened expectations.
Imran Khan’s victory in Pakistan’s general elections in July has broken the monopoly of the Sharif-Zardari mafia families raising great hopes among the people.
With the federal government as well as two of the four provinces—Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab—under his belt, Imran Khan, leader of the Pakistan Tehrik-e Insaf (PTI) party is a greatly satisfied person. His 22-year-long struggle for change from the two mafia families—the Zardari-Bhutto combine and the Sharifs (no sharifs, those crooks)—has finally borne fruit.
Initial results of the July 25 elections show that Pakistan Tehrik-e Insaf (PTI) led by cricket-hero-turned-politician seems to have swept the polls.
That democracy is a fraud is now well established. In Pakistan’s case, it is also a big time money game.