Tahirul Qadri’s entry in political arena

By: Asif Haroon Raja; Sudden arrival of Chairman Minhajul Quran, Dr Tahirul Qadri in Pakistan and holding a mammoth public meeting at Minar-e-Pakistan on 23 December has puzzled the thinking minds and... Read more »

2012: Another hard year for American Muslims

By Abdus Sattar Ghazalli;  A woman tells police she shoved a man to his death off a New York subway platform into the path of a train because she hates Muslims and... Read more »

PPP should not be Bhutto Family Ownership

By Saeed Qureshi;  The formal induction of Bilawal Bhutto Zardari into Pakistan’s murky political turf took place on the somber occasion of 5th death anniversary (27 December 2012) of his mother, former... Read more »

Investigating Acts of Terror: Adopting Unbiased Approach

By Ram Puniyani: Hidden in the back pages of some major dailies, there was news that the third Samjhauta bomber was held in MP (16, Dec 2012). National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested... Read more »

Sunni Islam and Shia Islam

By Saeed Qureshi: Muslims as religious entity have never been united, nor can there possibly be one brand of Islam ever. The irreconcilable conflict between Sunnis and Shias is a pernicious spillover... Read more »

Pakistan needs electoral reform prior to election

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan Upon arrival in Pakistan and while talking to the media Dr. Allama Tahir ul Qadri said that he would answer to all those questions and clarify those... Read more »

Malala- Not the broker, but the breaker of silence

By: Baseer Naweed When I was leaving Pakistan for Hong Kong, after a long trip to different countries, I received some shocking news at Karachi International Airport. Mr. Solangi, the Director General... Read more »

Pakistan Army – Myths & Facts

The army should not indulge in politics. Definitely not. The army should not be buying off politicians. No question about it. Every citizen ofPakistan, whether an army general or a civilian minister,... Read more »

Kalabagh Dam — decision in a vacuum

The Lahore High Court (LHC) judgment directing the federal government to take meaningful steps for the construction of the controversial Kalabagh Dam (KBD) has opened another Pandora’s box at a time when... Read more »

America’s Failed Palestinian Policy

MORE than 160 Palestinians and 5 Israelis are dead, and as the smoke clears over Gaza, the Israelis will not be more secure and Palestinians’ hopes for self-determination remain dashed. It is... Read more »

World has put up with Zionist apartheid for too long

Israel’s holocaust of innocents in Gaza has not sated the blood lust of its Zionist rulers, with the death toll rising to over 110 and the injured numbering more than a thousand... Read more »

Obama: “The Best is yet to Come.” Really?

November 14, 2012. When President Obama tried to get a real Middle East peace process going by calling on Israel to halt its illegal settlement activity and his “Yes, we can” became... Read more »

Obama’s speech

When Asif Ali Zardari visited Quaid’s tomb after he was elected as the President of Pakistan, he wrote some interesting comments on the visitor’s book. The comments were so inspiring that the... Read more »

Obama’s Thumping Victory for the Second Term

President Obama has made history by winning the second term as the Afro-American president. His re-election as the president of the United States offers an eloquent and incontrovertible testimony to the magnificent... Read more »

Religious and Politics

RELIGIOUS extremism has come under discussion in numerous forums as incidents of violence and terrorism have increased in recent years reflecting negatively on what many claim to be Pakistan’s Islamic identity. This... Read more »

The Power of Jonas Salk And William Shatner: A Pakistani View Of Jews

An opinion piece in the Malaysia Chronicle by Dr. Farrukh Saleem, a freelance journalist from Islamabad, Pakistan, caught our eye because of its ominous headline: “Why are Jews So Powerful?” But far... Read more »

Pakistani youth take spouse visa route to success

Source: Dawn, 27 Sep, 2012  Young, old, fat, short, tall, fair, dark, smart, intelligent, caring – it doesn’t matter for young Pakistani men seeking prospective brides as a shortcut exit overseas. The... Read more »

Death and Destruction Stalk Karachi

In Karachi, during the past few months, the factories are being targeted by arsonists and criminal gangs. Who are these arsonists? The government does not know. The law enforcement agencies are not... Read more »