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Pakistan appoints Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar as next ISI chief

Pakistan appoints Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar as next ISI chief

Rawalpindi: Pakistan has promoted Lieutenant General Rizwan Akhtar as the next chief of Director General Inter Service Intelligence (ISI). Considered close to Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Raheel Sharif, Lt… Read more »

Ashraf Ghani named Afghanistan’s president-elect after deal to share power

Ashraf Ghani named Afghanistan’s president-elect after deal to share power

Former finance minister Ashraf Ghani has been named Afghanistan’s president-elect after he signed a deal to share power with his opponent – ending months of turmoil which has destabilized the… Read more »

Saudi set for the inauguration of world’s biggest flag on the tallest flagpole

Saudi set for the inauguration of world’s biggest flag on the tallest flagpole

The pre-launch preparations for the world’s tallest flagpole were conducted for the second time on Friday, Jeddah Mayor Dr. Hani Abu Ras wrote on his Twitter page. The flagpole, which… Read more »

China’s “war on terror” is really a war on Islam

China’s “war on terror” is really a war on Islam

The month of Ramadan should have been a time of fasting, charity and prayer in China’s Muslim west. But here, in many of the towns and villages of southern Xinjiang,… Read more »

Kashmir demands Independent referendum on future

Kashmir demands Independent referendum on future

SRINAGAR: Kashmiri leaders have seized on Scotland’s referendum on independence to demand that India follow through on a promise to grant a similar vote in the disputed Himalayan region. Scotland was… Read more »

Kashmir belongs to Pakistan, will take back every inch of it: Bilawal Bhutto

Kashmir belongs to Pakistan, will take back every inch of it: Bilawal Bhutto

Islamabad: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the ‘Gen-Next’ politician of Pakistan, has said that his Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) would get back entire Kashmir from India. Bilawal, in his 20s, was addressing the… Read more »

Saudi Arabia may allow movie theatres

Saudi Arabia may allow movie theatres

Some Saudis said it is time to allow movie theatres in the kingdom as the move will create a positive atmosphere for the youth. Movie theatres in Saudi Arabia will… Read more »

Iran: Happy video dancers sentenced to 91 lashes and jail

Iran: Happy video dancers sentenced to 91 lashes and jail

Six Iranians arrested for appearing in a video dancing to Pharrell Williams’ song Happy have been sentenced to up to one year in prison and 91 lashes, their lawyer says…. Read more »

Indian Muslims will live for India, die for India: Modi

Indian Muslims will live for India, die for India: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has finally granted his first ever international interview in office to CNN International’s show Fareed Zakaria GPS since assuming office. “Indian Muslims will live for India… Read more »

Kashmir Flood: Yasin Malik distributes relief goods among flood victims

Kashmir Flood: Yasin Malik distributes relief goods among flood victims

The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik has been on forefront in carrying out relief operations in flood hit Lal Chowk area. He was in… Read more »