Tag archive for ‘Middle East’
By pak_adnews On Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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Corridors of Peace & Development in Asia – New Horizons

By Tariq Rizwan China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is likely to usher a new era of development and prosperity in Asia by connecting South Asia, Eurasia and the Middle East through Gwadar Deep Sea Port. It More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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Geopolitical Calendar: Week of Jan. 2, 2017

EUROPE Jan. 1: Malta will assume the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union. Jan. 1: New U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will begin his tenure. Jan. 4: Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
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Kuwait follows Saudi Arabia on diplomatic ties with Iran

Supporters of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr protest against the execution of Shiite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr in Saudi Arabia during a demonstration in Baghdad on Monday By Lucy Westcott Kuwait has become the latest More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, January 4th, 2016
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Rivalry of Saudi Iran threatens to expand in the region

On Sunday, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned that “divine vengeance will befall Saudi politicians” for “the unjustly spilled blood” of prominent Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr, More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015
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Annual Forecast 2016

Annual Forecast 2016 With old geopolitical realities resurfacing across Eurasia and commodity prices stuck in a slump, 2016 is shaping up to be an unsettling year for much of the world. A logical place to More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015
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Third Time’s a Charm; Will Saudi’s Newest Coalition Work?

Thirty-four states join Sunni anti-ISIS alliance The Islamic State has criticized a formation of 34 Sunni Muslim nations as “morons and fools” after Saudi Arabia announced it would form a grand coalition to More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015
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Western troops can’t stop ISIS. And Saudi Arabia’s won’t stop ISIS

By  Shikha Dalmia Some problems don’t get solved because those who have the will don’t have the way — and those who have the way don’t have the will. Defeating ISIS is just such a problem. The More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015
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Why Saudi Arabia’s anti-terror coalition won’t work

Saudi Crown Prince and Defence Minister Mohammed bin Salman announced the formation of the coalition of 34 Muslim nations on Dec. 15 By Salman Rafi      The formation of the Saudi Arabia-led “anti-terror” More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, December 10th, 2015
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Afghanistan security ‘undermined by efforts to crush Pakistani militants’

By Jon Boone Efforts to crush Pakistani militants have further undermined security in Afghanistan as growing numbers of terrorists have entered the country, the Afghan president said on Wednesday at a major regional More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
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Terrorist Attacks are Strategic – The Response Should Be, Too

By David Miliband The wave of horrific attacks in Paris, Beirut, and Sinai have defined an important part of the international agenda for the next year. Western societies must face fundamental questions: Is it possible More...