Iran’s FM urges Muslim Unity in support of Palestine

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, said that supporting the Palestinian cause is one of the principle policies of the country, official IRNA news agency reported. “Unfortunately, counter measures to the (Palestinian) resistance movement take place from the Muslim world today,” Zarif said in a meeting with a visiting delegation of the Islamic […]

Palestine Liberation Organization announces to suspend its recognition of Israel

Jerusalem: Palestine Liberation Organization has announced to suspend its recognition of Israel until it recognizes a state of Palestine based on pre-1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital. According to Palestine’s official news agency, Central Council after two-day meeting in Ramallah said PLO and Palestinian Authority will also end security coordination and suspend economic […]

Pakistan wants normalization of relations with India: FM

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan wants normalization of its relationship with India. Talking to media in Multan on Sunday, he said there is progress in lifting the air restriction on flights between both of countries. He said Pakistan and Gulf countries are enjoying the best relationship. He said that Pakistan highlighted […]

CNN fires analyst Marc Lamont Hill after UN speech on Israel

NEW YORK –  CNN on Thursday parted ways with contributor Marc Lamont Hill after a speech the college professor made on Israel and Palestine at the United Nations. A CNN spokesperson confirmed Hill is no longer under contract. The network did not give a reason, but the move comes amid objections to Hill’s speech by […]

Qureshi for protection of rights of Muslims being tortured in India

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has called upon Indian government to protect the rights of Indian Muslims who are being subjected to torture by Hindu majority in the country. Talking to media persons after offering Eid prayer in Multan, he said called for halt to these brutalities unleashed against the Indian Muslims. There are as […]

OIC reaffirms its support for Kashmiris in their legitimate right to self-determination

MAKKAH – The 14th session of the OIC Summit in Makkah has reiterated the conference’s principled support for the legitimate right to self-determination of the people of Jammu and Kashmir in accordance with UN resolutions. Referring to the UN Kashmir report of 2018, the Final Communique of the Conference called for expedited establishment of a […]

Business community back COAS stance over Indian aggression : Mian Zahid Hussain

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance (AKIA), Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister, Mian Zahid Hussain on Wednesday said COAS Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa has responded to Indian according to the aspirations of the masses. Masses need not to worry as the […]

Eid-ul-Fitr in Pakistan being observed today

Eidul Fitr will be observed across the country tomorrow with religious zeal and fervor. Moon for Shawwal-ul-Mukarram has been sighted and Eid-ul-Fitr will be observed tomorrow. This was announced by Chairman Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb ur Rehman in Karachi today. Big Eid congregations will be held at open places, mosques and Eidgahs in all […]

World community ‘deaf and dumb’ to the occupation of Kashmir, says Mark Siegel

KARACHI – Some 13 million Muslims in the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) have been living under harsh occupation conditions, but the international community, including the Muslim countries, seems to have turned its back on the issue. This was stated by Mark Siegel, the world-renowned American journalist, and lobbyist, in an exclusive interview given to Pakistan-based […]

Trump cuts $25m in aid for Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals

Washington: U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered that $25 million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals be directed elsewhere as part of a review of aid, a State Department official said on Saturday. Trump called for a review of U.S. assistance to the Palestinians earlier this year to ensure that the […]