Tag archive for ‘Syria’
By pak_adnews On Thursday, May 25th, 2017

The Truth behind DAISH: Distressed Women Easy Prey for Radicalization

By Syed Saqib Ali Shah A Belgian woman who joined DAISH in June 2014 and moved to Syria after being jilted by her partner has warned other women about making the same mistake. Laura Passoni returned disillusioned More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Why Russia — a country with less money than Canada and fewer people than Nigeria — runs the world now

By Tristin Hopper Russia makes less money per year than Canada. For 2016, its $1.3 trillion GDP was roughly on par with Australia, a country with one-sixth the population and less than half the square footage. The More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, January 6th, 2017

Russia Looks for an Exit in Syria

Forecast Despite the shared cause of supporting Damascus, Moscow and Tehran will continue to differ in their commitment to the conflict. As Russia concocts an exit strategy, its relations with Iran will steadily More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, September 1st, 2016

China foreign policy: Throwing out the rule book

Beijing is breaking old taboos, building a military base and intervening in hotspots overseas Soldiers of the People’s Liberation Army marching in formation. For the first time China is to authorise its soldiers More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, August 26th, 2016

China and India to oust Russia from Syria?

Bashar al-Assad’s Syria is not isolated anymore. Russia, China and India have supported the Syrian president in many ways, and it is clear that Syria is close to the end of the war, while the powers that More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, January 8th, 2016

World powers moving towards alliance with Taliban in the battle against ISIS

By Kim Sengupta The Russians want them on their side; so do the Chinese and the Iranians. The Taliban, whom the Americans and British have spent 15 years trying to defeat, are now increasingly in demand as valued More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, January 4th, 2016

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 Monday, January 4th, 2016

Saudi Arabia feels force of Shia anger

Protesters denounce the execution of Nimr al-Nimr outside the Saudi embassy in Tehran on Sunday By Simeon Kerr in Dubai and Heba Saleh in Cairo Saudi Arabia’s shock decision to execute the dissident Shia cleric More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, December 31st, 2015

ISIS members arrested in Pakistan Sialkot region

By Farhan Bokhari  and Victor Mallet Pakistan has arrested eight alleged members of Isis near Sialkot in Punjab province, in the latest move by a south Asian government to counter the widening influence of the More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

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...