Saturday, August 18, 2018

Pakistani citizens on death row abroad

By Zainab Z. Malik The protections available to overseas Pakistanis in host countries depend largely on the efforts of Pakistan's foreign service. This is especially true for Pakistani nationals from impoverished backgrounds who are forced...

National, international bashing Pakistan Army

By Atta Rasool Malik There is an Arabian proverb that states that "a man's greatness can be measured by the quality of his enemies." The Urdu poet Nida Fazli (1938-2016) simplified it further: "He has...

ZAB is still ruling the hearts of people

By Bashir Riaz On March 18, 1978 the Chief Justice of Lahore High Court Molvi Mushtaq Hussain gave the Prime Minister of Pakistan Mr. Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto a death sentence in a false murder case....

70 years: Role of Pakistani political parties mafia…

By Zahid Zaidi 70 years of Pakistan. We are struggling to find out more about our targets and goals. We are struggling to find our way what we need for better and tolerance secure Pakistan....

Brazen Pak support for Taliban creating immense hatred

By Afrasiab Khattak In recent times Pakistani political and military leadership has come around to the position where it is publicly accepting the fact that General Zia's policy of supporting private Jihadist networks in 1980s...

Why Hazaras ask – are we Pakistanis?

By Manzoor Ahmed Hazarvi In May this year, the Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, posed a fundamental question to the government of Pakistan--Are the Hazaras not Pakistani citizens? This question has profound...

Important developments in Pakistan’s situation

By Afrasiab Khattak Important developments during last week (public explanation by the Chief Justice about recent court orders and the COAS's Senate briefing) seem to have somewhat helped in defusing the crippling tension that had...

How an Iftar party led to killing of Mullah Fazlullah

By Baker Atyani Fazal Hayat, more commonly known as Mullah Fazlullah, the fugitive leader of the outlawed militant group Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), was killed on June 13 by an American drone strike. Arab News can...

Consequences of delaying Fata reforms

By Ghulam Qadir Khan Historically, Fata has always been at the periphery of empires. Even when it was considered a kingmaker, it preferred getting booty in return. The area was referred to as Yaghistan (no-man's...

Balochistan’s cry for justice

By Masood Hameed Baloch A new book is out on Balochistan. It has been written by Kaiser Bengali, titled A Cry for Justice: Empirical Insights from Balochistan. The book painstakingly sheds extensive lights on some...