Categories

A sample text widget

Etiam pulvinar consectetur dolor sed malesuada. Ut convallis euismod dolor nec pretium. Nunc ut tristique massa.

Nam sodales mi vitae dolor ullamcorper et vulputate enim accumsan. Morbi orci magna, tincidunt vitae molestie nec, molestie at mi. Nulla nulla lorem, suscipit in posuere in, interdum non magna.

2 Teenage Sisters Murdered for Dancing

Two teenage sisters have been shot dead in Pakistan – because they danced in the rain.

Police suspect that the murders were ordered by the sisters’ stepbrother to restore the family’s “honor”

Noor Basra, 15, and Noor Sheza, 16, were killed after a clip of the cavorting caused outrage in their ultra-conservative town.

Their

More…

New Pakistani Leader Vows End to U.S. Drone Attacks

ISLAMABAD—Pakistan’s parliament elected Nawaz Sharif as prime minister on Wednesday, marking a historic transfer of power in a country that has undergone three military coups.

Nawaz Sharif

Now Sharif faces the monumental task of leading the country of 180 million people out of its sea of problems, including widespread power outages and militant attacks.

More…

First Pakistan Drone Strike Since Election Kills Taliban No. 2

A U.S. drone strike killed the number two of the Pakistani Taliban in the North Waziristan region on Wednesday, three security officials said, in what would be a major blow in the fight against militancy.

The drone strike killed seven people, Pakistani security officials said, including Taliban deputy commander Wali-ur-Rehman, in the first such

More…

India Delivers Stern Nuclear Warning to Pakistan

nuke

“India will not be the first to use nuclear weapons, but if it is attacked with such weapons, it would engage in nuclear retaliation which will be massive and designed to inflict unacceptable damage on its adversary. The label on a nuclear weapon used for attacking India, strategic or tactical, is irrelevant from the Indian

More…

Pakistan Successfully Test Fires Nuclear Capable Missile

Pakistan today successfully test-fired nuclear-capable Hatf-IV ballistic missile with a range of 900 km that can hit targets in India.

Pakistani HATF-IV Missile

Officials said the launch of the Hatf-IV, also known as the Shaheen-1, would strengthen the country’s deterrence capabilities “manifold”.

The launch of was described by the military as successful.

“The missile

More…

CIA: Back Room Drone Strike Deals with Pakistan

X47B Drone

In a secret deal, Pakistan allowed American drone strikes on its soil on the condition that the unmanned aircraft would stay away from its nuclear facilities and the mountain camps where Kashmiri militants were trained for attacks in India, according to a media report.

Under secret negotiations between Pakistani intelligence agency ISI and America’s

More…

Iranian News: 3500 People Killed in Pakistan by U.S. Drones Since 2004

drone strike

The United States has carried out more than 360 assassination drone attacks in Pakistan since 2004, killing nearly 3,500 people, a report says.

According to the London-based Bureau of Investigative Journalism, an independent organization, the US administration has used 363 of its assassination drones to hit targets in Pakistan since 2004, with 311 of

More…

Pakistan Orders Closing of Youtube….Again

Youtube-closed

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Saturday ordered the closure of YouTube once again due to failure of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority to remove the un-Islamic material from the YouTube.

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Saturday had directed Internet service providers and information technology (IT) companies to immediately reopen YouTube, a video sharing website, across Pakistan.

More…

Secret CIA Security Force (GRS) Emerges After Incidents in Libya and Pakistan

The rapid collapse of a U.S. diplomatic compound in Libya exposed the vulnerabilities of State Department facilities overseas. But the CIA’s ability to fend off a second attack that same night provided a glimpse of a key element in the agency’s defensive arsenal: a secret security force created after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

Two

More…

British Lord: Drop a Neutron Bomb On the Afghan-Pakistan Border

neutron bomb

A former Labor defense minister has suggested threatening to drop a neutron bomb on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in order to crack down on terrorism by creating a impassible barrier between the two countries.

Speaking in the House of Lords on Thursday, Lord Gilbert said Britain could use the radiation warheads “to create cordons sanitaire

More…

FLASHBACK: 69 Children Droned to Death in One Day

predator-drone-firing-missile

LONDON: It is one of the worst incidents of the entire drone campaign, yet one of the least reported. A CIA strike on a Madrassa or religious school in 2006 killed up to 69 children, among 80 civilians.

Predator Drone Firing Hell-fire Missile

The attack was on a religious seminary in Chenegai, in Bajaur

More…

U.S. Embassy in Islamabad Under Siege

islamabad_us_embassy

Location of U.S. Embassy in Islamabad Pakistan

Demonstrators who gathered outside the US embassy in Islamabad to protest against an amateur video mocking Islam have begun to disperse peacefully.

The Pakistani authorities had earlier called on the army as police struggled to contain the crowd of thousands with tear gas and live rounds.

Some

More…

Brutality Against Children and Disabled in Pakistan

no-blasphemy

The tortured body of an 11 year old Christian boy has been found in a town in Punjab, Pakistan, days after a young Christian girl was arrested on blasphemy charges.

Detectives in Faisalabad, around 60 miles from Lahore, said they were investigating whether accusations of blasphemy had also been made against the boy.

Human

More…

U.N. Demands Video of Drone Strikes

drone strike

 

The US must open itself to an independent investigation into its use of drone strikes or the United Nations will be forced to step in, Ben Emmerson QC said yesterday.

His comments came as Pakistani officials said that a US drone strike had killed at least four militants after targeting their vehicles

More…

Drone Strikes Jeopardizing Democracy in Pakistan

In an interview with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, one of Islamabad’s most senior diplomats says that ongoing CIA drone strikes in Pakistan’s tribal areas are weakening democracy, and risk pushing people towards, not away from, extremist groups.

Wajid Shamsul Hasan says the use of drones by the US is weakening democracy

More…

4 Women Condemned to Death for Singing, Dancing at Wedding

This is the unedited video that was used as the evidence to condemn these women to death.   Pakistan’s Supreme Court has sent a fact-finding mission to a remote northern area to establish if four women have been killed, following reports that they had been sentenced to death by a local tribal council or

More…

Pakistan Warns: Instant Retaliation to any Border Aggression

The head of Pakistan’s military has ordered his country’s forces to respond instantly to any future aggression along the border with Afghanistan without waiting for instructions from high command.

Pakistan Afghanistan Border

Pakistani military sources confirmed to VOA Friday that General Ashfaq Kayani has told his soldiers to fully retaliate “irrespective of the cost

More…

Pakistan Unites Over Threat of US Military Action

ISLAMABAD — U.S. accusations that Pakistan is supporting Afghan insurgents have triggered a nationalist backlash and whipped up media fears of an American invasion, drowning out any discussion over the army’s long use of jihadi groups as deadly proxies in the region.

In the process, Adm. Mike Mullen’s allegations that Pakistan’s spy agency is effectively

More…

C.I.A. Drone Kills Al Qaeda’s Number 2 Man

A drone operated by the Central Intelligence Agency killed Al Qaeda’s second-ranking figure in the mountains of Pakistan on Monday, American and Pakistani officials said Saturday, further damaging a terrorism network that appears significantly weakened since the death of Osama bin Ladenin

More…

CIA Assets Arrested in Pakistan

The Pakistani Intelligence Service (ISI) detained several people on Wednesday, June 15, 2011, who cooperated with the CIA leading to the capture of Osama bin Laden. The officials do not know the exact number of informants arrested.

The informants are possibly Pakistani residents who were providing crucial ground information to the CIA that ultimately aided

More…

sharethis_button(); }?>