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Sajid Javid: son of Muslim bus driver appointed UK minister

Sajid Javid: son of Muslim bus driver appointed UK minister

ISLAMABAD: The son of a Pakistani immigrant has become the first Asian minister in the British Cabinet after being made Secretary of State for Culture, Media, Sports and Equalities following… Read more »

Tens of thousands of Palestinians without water for over a month

Tens of thousands of Palestinians without water for over a month

Some 55,000 Palestinians in the Shuafat refugee camp and the neighbourhoods of Ras El-Khaimah, Ras Shehadeh, Al-Awqaf and Daheyet As-Salam in East Jerusalem have had no water for over a… Read more »

Turkey’s Erdogan Wins Big, Thinks Bigger

Turkey’s Erdogan Wins Big, Thinks Bigger

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) drubbed its secular rivals in local elections over the weekend, vindicating him from charges of corruption and giving him a… Read more »

Syria: Two More of Assad’s Cousins Reportedly Killed by Rebels

Syria: Two More of Assad’s Cousins Reportedly Killed by Rebels

Two cousins of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad were killed in a town near Turkey, sources told Al Arabiya News Channel on Monday. The killing of Ali and Kifah al-Assad pushed… Read more »

Islamic Sharia Law to be integrated into UK law for first time

Islamic Sharia Law to be integrated into UK law for first time

Islamic law is set to be effectively enshrined in the British legal system for the first time in a controversial move that will allow solicitors to draw up ‘sharia-compliant’ wills…. Read more »

Missing MH370 came down in Indian Ocean: Malaysian PM

Missing MH370 came down in Indian Ocean: Malaysian PM

KUALA LUMPUR: The missing Malaysia Airlines jet came down in the Indian Ocean, Prime Minister Najib Razak said Monday, as the airline reportedly told relatives it had been lost and… Read more »

One more Thar child dies taking the toll to 193 in 3 months

One more Thar child dies taking the toll to 193 in 3 months

THARPARKAR: The spate of children’s death could not completely stop as one more child suffering from malnutrition died at Mithi Civil Hosptal, taking the death toll to 193 during a… Read more »

Egypt court sentences 529 Brotherhood members to death

Egypt court sentences 529 Brotherhood members to death

A court in Egypt has sentenced to death 528 supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. They were convicted of charges including murdering a policeman and attacks on people and… Read more »

Pakistan Day’s honorific ceremony held after eight years

Pakistan Day’s honorific ceremony held after eight years

A glorious ceremony to mark the Pakistan Day was held at the President House Islamabad on Sunday morning. President Mamnoon Hussain, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, chiefs of armed forces, chairman… Read more »

Baghdad is world’s worst city to live in, survey says

Baghdad is world’s worst city to live in, survey says

Would you want to move to Baghdad? As recently as the 1970s, Iraq’s capital was lauded as exemplary in the Arab world. It was modern, diverse and fast-paced. But now,… Read more »