Author: Mukhtiar Ali

The beginning of the “Third World War”? May be!!!

The Islamic State has used chemical weapons, including chlorine and sulfur mustard agents, at least 52 times on the battlefield in Syria and Iraq since it swept to power in 2014, according to a new independent analysis. More than one-third of those chemical attacks have come in and around Mosul, the Islamic State stronghold in northern Iraq, according to the assessment by the IHS Conflict Monitor, a London-based intelligence collection and analysis service. The IHS conclusions, which are based on local news reports, social media and Islamic State propaganda, mark the broadest compilation of chemical attacks in the conflict....

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Will NAB be able to “NAB” the powerful this time?

Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, and her husband Capt. (rtd) Safdar appeared in the accountability court on Monday. Nawaz and Capt. Safdar arrived in Pakistan this morning. In London, Maryam in a press conference had said that “this is not a trial but revenge” and that she is coming to Pakistan to “test the justice system of Pakistan”. Capt. Safdar, after landing at Islamabad International Airport told reporters that they arrived in Pakistan to appear in front of the court today,  as per the advice of their lawyers. He was taken into custody by NAB...

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Mosul Destructed in the Name of “Counter-terrorism”

After more than eight months, the termination of the armed conflict of Mosul was declared on July 10th. “Liberation” is a misleading notion, because the hostilities have not stopped, the human suffering has not stopped. There are still victims in the city every day on both sides. Many refugees have no home to go back to and are suffering from severe mental health problems, especially the children. Everyone wants to celebrate this but the following facts might force you to think otherwise. You might get bored while reading this but must read this in order to know the “Crimes...

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