Date archive forJuly, 2014
By pak_adnews On Friday, July 25th, 2014
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A moment of reckoning for the Muslim world

Muslims around the world will be celebrating Eid al-Fitr in a few days. After a full month of fasting, prayers and self-discipline, this is a time of joy and celebration. This is also a time of reflection and contemplation. More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, July 24th, 2014
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Air Algérie flight AH5017 wreckage found in Mali

The wreckage of Air Algérie flight AH5017 from Burkina Faso to Algeria has been discovered in Tilemsi, Mali, with 116 people on board. The French media is quoting Zoheir Houaoui of Air Algérie saying the plane More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, July 24th, 2014
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Israel Hits UN School, 15 Dead

Shells from Israeli tanks hit a UN school compound on Thursday in the Gaza Strip, leaving at least 15 dead and dozens more wounded. According to reports, pools of blood could be seen in the school courtyard along More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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Parliament speakers gather in Tehran in response to Gaza tragedy

The purpose behind the conference is to bring the world’s attention to the crimes being committed in Gaza and help bring an end to the tragedy. Parliament speakers gather in Tehran in response to Gaza tragedy  More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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Kalu : The Nigerian millionaire who wants to negotiate with Boko Haram

When Orji Uzor Kalu, jet-setting Nigerian businessman and controversial politician is in Abuja, he usually spends most of his time at his sprawling mansion, which is located a few minutes’ drive away from the More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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Netanyahu’s ‘Telegenically Dead’ Comment Is Grotesque but Not Original

Benjamin Netanyahu, yesterday, on CNN, addressing worldwide sympathy for the civilian victims of Israeli violence in Gaza: They want to pile up as many civilian dead as they can. They use telegenically dead Palestinians More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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The Dogs of War

Not all the news in bad. There has not been a flash point in the East or South China Sea over Beijing’s quest for energy security. Pakistan’s armed forces are engaged in a campaign to reclaim national authority More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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Press Briefing on Afghanistan

James F. Dobbins Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan  Kabul, Afghanistan July 22, 2014 Press Briefing on Afghanistan.  More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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Gaza Under Israel’s Onslaught

On Monday, the Israeli military fired artillery rounds at Al Aqsa hospital in Deir al-Balah, central Gaza, claiming to target a cache of anti-tank missiles. Dr. Khalil Khattab, a surgeon, was operating on a patient More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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Where have you read this before? LWJ to Amir Mir Articles

Today, The News, one of Pakistan’s largest newspapers, published this report by Amir Mir on Sanafi al Nasr noting the death of six al Qaeda operatives. An excerpt of the article, titled “Six top al-Qaeda More...