By Sumera Khan
ISLAMABAD: “For me,Mustafa is everywhere,he never left us. Our 7-year-old daughter Rameen is proud of her father’s martyrdom,” says Sadia Mustafa,widow of Major Mustafa Sabir,who embraced martyrdom last week during clashes with militants in the Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency among other 23 military personnel. Rameen talks . . . →Read More:The ongoing struggle in Tirah Valley
by Jahanzaib Haque
You’re rich,you’re privileged and high on democracy in an ultra-poor,ultra-conservative society!
Are you ready to vote in the urban badlands of ol’Pakistan?
. . . →Read More:Run forest Run. VOTE!
Hi. I’m Mariane Pearl,” she says,introducing herself to a room full of journalists from the world over attending a Reuters training course in Barcelona.
At the course,I’m representing Pakistan – a country where her husband,Wall Street Journal journalist Daniel Pearl,was abducted and beheaded by terrorists. Where a pregnant Mariane spent the . . . →Read More:Mighty heart representing Pakistan
Over 90 of us perished on January 10,2013.
I don’t mean Pakistanis,I mean Shias.
As much as it pains me to identify myself as something before a Pakistani,this state seems to have left us little choice.
. . . →Read More:Let them slaughter us
By Kamran Yousaf
One of the 10 terrorists involved in Saturday night’s brazen attack on Peshawar airport had Western-style “tattoos” on his body,raising questions about the identities of those behind the assault.
. . . →Read More:Tattoo on dead militant raises questions
Islamophobia is mounting in the developed world,with a big contributing factor being ignorance. Without understanding the true religion,the West has wrongly formed an ignorant opinion of Islam,associated with terrorists who have no right to be called Muslims.
. . . →Read More:Ignorance and Islamophobia
July 12th:According to ‘some’ international news agencies:500 villages torched,thousands killed by Buddhist mobs and the Burmese army.
July 16th:The photos,all the evidence is out!
July 17th:Somehow all of that makes Pakistanis are unpatriotic for not staying in the country.
July 19th:Google images prove the photos were a . . . →Read More:Dealing with Burma:Reality versus Rumor
By Nida Afaque
The long and short of the war in Afghanistan was to eliminate terrorists and reinstall social equality for the locals so that women can have a greater say,children can acquire education and the young Afghans can find a stable source of income. The decade long war has ripped Afghanistan limb from limb; . . . →Read More:ZoneAsia-Pk:Divorcing the Taliban