COVID-19 was a chance for wealthy Gulf states to show the compassion to already-exploited migrant workers they can afford, and the gratitude that they owe. Instead, millions have been left hungry, sick and abused
Pakistan, officially known as the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is the world’s sixth-most populous country with a population over 210,000,000 people. Pakistan is a regional and middle power, with the sixth-largest standing armed forces in the world. Pakistan is both a close ally of Western powers like the U.S. and U.K. while its main rival is neighboring India. India and Pakistan have a long-standing dispute over Kashmir - a disputed border region both countries claim. Pakistan is also a nuclear power.
Opinion Israel’s Fauda vs Turkey’s Ertugrul: In India, the Battle Between Two Hit TV Series Is More Than a Culture War
Boosted by binge viewing during India’s coronavirus lockdown, two international TV series have won fanatic fans. Behind the small screen is a geopolitical drama starring Modi and Erdogan, Hindu nationalists and minority Muslims, with supporting roles for Pakistan, Kashmir and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
A century after the great Indus Valley civilization, its unique script and the 'godless' city of Mohenjo Daro were discovered, mysteries endure, but some insights have been gained
Ahmadis, like Israel and Jews, are designated 'enemies of Islam,' and hence of Pakistan, accused of working in tandem to provoke crises across the Muslim world. Their latest plot? COVID-19
Three soldiers and a police official were injured in the fighting, police said
There may be pragmatic reasons for Bangladesh to consider ties with Israel. But having fought our own liberation war against a cruel occupier, we cling to one overriding moral imperative: Palestinian freedom
Israel offered to recognize newly-founded Bangladesh in 1972. Despite similar independence struggles, the logic of a strategic relationship, and the lack of direct hostilities, they still have no economic, defense or diplomatic ties. It's time for change
The dead commander, Riyaz Naikoo, was the chief of operations of the disputed region's largest indigenous rebel group: Hizbul Mujahideen
The clouds of war were gathering fast before the coronavirus crisis began. Will the pandemic postpone conflict between the two nuclear-powered arch-rivals, centered on the flashpoint territory of Kashmir – or make it more likely?
Pakistan denies giving material support to militants in Kashmir but says it provides moral and diplomatic backing for the self-determination of Kashmiri people
Iran banned congregational prayer. Saudi Arabia closed the Ka’aba to pilgrims. Imran Khan allowed a quarter of a million Muslims to gather - and returning home, they've spread the coronavirus from Kyrgyzstan to Gaza
The South Asian nation bordering China and Iran, both of which have been hit hard by the virus, reported its first two cases on Wednesday
Hug or collision course? India and the U.S. have pivoted towards each other significantly, not least to confront China. Can the two leaders' apparent rapport resolve differences over Iran, Pakistan, trade and migration?
Two police personnel are among those killed in the blast; attacker wanted to target rally of religious group but blew himself up when police stopped him
The Pakistani politician expressed concerns about a recent new law in India that makes immigration easier for non-Muslim immigrants from neighbouring Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh
Pakistan constantly touts its neutrality in the Iran - Saudi Arabia proxy wars. The reality, especially after the drone strike on Soleimani, is quite different
Ignore the alarmist propaganda: The new Citizenship Act doesn't mean Modi is creating a 'Hindu Pakistan.' And India isn't now governed by Nazi-era Nuremberg laws
Pakistan's former military ruler Gen. Pervez Musharraf was sentenced to death in a treason case related to the state of emergency he imposed in 2007 while in power
The adaptation of the thriller, which follows a counterterrorism unit operating in the West Bank, is expected to be released in 2020
Opinion Pakistan's Provocateurs Bring the Kashmir Conflict to Europe's Streets, and Radicalize Europe's Muslims
Pakistan is deliberately encouraging anti-Hindu, anti-Indian incitement and thuggish protests, fueling tension between diaspora communities. Who will stop their intimidation and violence, before it's too late?
Saudi minister denies that Riyadh is behind Friday's strike on Iranian-owned oil tanker in the Red Sea
Two years after the Open Society Foundation was kicked out, Imran Khan now needs Soros to get Pakistan's terror-incubating religious madrassas under control – but the Islamists are fighting back, and all eyes are on the army
U.S. president makes comment during bilateral meeting with Pakistani prime minister at UNGA, after reporter suggests he should receive the honors if he mediates between India and Pakistan over Kashmir
Opinion Trump and Modi Celebrate U.S.- India Ties, but From Iran to Russian Missiles, Explosive Differences Remain
Despite the synchronized energy of the Houston mega-event and its 50,000 attendees, the issues on which Trump and Modi disagree - trade, Iran, the Taliban and Russian missile systems - aren't minor details at all
India is undergoing tremendous upheaval today, says political scientist Ayelet Harel-Shalev. Along with the rising nationalism and intercommunal friction, the specter looms of a confrontation with Pakistan and its ally China
The recurrent debate about Israel in Pakistan reflects the former’s improved international standing. The Muslim giant could become the next success in Israel’s growing acceptance around the world
While Israel is selling arms to India, and with Pakistan keen to draw parallels between events in Kashmir and the occupied territories, Islamabad will not be in any rush to recognize the Jewish state
Muslim-majority Kashmir has long been a flashpoint between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan. Both countries rule parts of Kashmir while claiming it in full
Arab regimes once wielded their collective strategic leverage as gatekeepers to Israel’s Mideast integration. Now they’re defeatists, offering Netanyahu normalization for free - but there’s an explosive backlash brewing
Prime Minister Imran Khan and his military backers are giving unprecedented freedom to a highly-censored media to talk about establishing relations with Israel. 14 years to the day since the countries' only public bilateral meeting, are conditions now ripe for a formal move?