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Pakistan’s new army chief: Nuclear ties with Saudis, US exit from Afghanistan, Riyadh’s anti-Iran drive

Gen. Raheel Sharif, 57, who comes from a distinguished Punjabi military family, started work as new chief of Pakistan’s armed forces chief this weekend with three formidable tasks on his plate, spin-offs from fast-moving events involving the United States, Iran … Continue reading

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Taleban claims attack on Pakistani church; death toll hits 75

A pair of suicide bombers detonated their explosives outside a historic church in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing 75 78 people in the deadliest-ever attack on the country’s Christian minority, officials said. A wing of the Pakistani Taleban claimed responsibility for … Continue reading

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India, Pakistan exchange more gunfire, ceasefire under strain

India and Pakistan exchanged more gunfire across the disputed border in Kashmir on Sunday, Indian border guards said, as a 10-year ceasefire frays over accusations of killings of soldiers deployed on the frontline. One Indian border guard was wounded after Pakistan Rangers opened fire … Continue reading

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First U.S. drone strike under new Pakistan prime minister kills seven

A U.S. drone strike killed seven people and wounded three in northwest Pakistan late on Friday, security officials said, in the first such attack since the swearing-in of Nawaz Sharif as prime minister this week. In his inaugural address to … Continue reading

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US ultimatum averted Iranian-Pakistani warships’ drill in Port Sudan

Iranian and Pakistani warships had planned their first ever rendezvous to take place in Port Sudan Friday, Nov. 30. It was rumored in Khartoum that the Pakistani Shashmir had docked Thursday carrying nuclear arms or nuclear-related equipment ready to meet two Iranian … Continue reading

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Violent protests against video rock Pakistan

At least 20 reported killed as demonstrators clash with police, while nation holds “Love the Prophet Day” marches. From YouTube: Friday’s demonstrations came after the Department of State spent $70,000 on an Urdu-language advertisement to say the US government had … Continue reading

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Saudis are buying nuclear-capable missiles from China

DEBKAfile’s military sources report that Saudi Arabia has set its feet on the path to a nuclear weapon capability and is negotiating in Beijng the purchase of Chinese nuclear-capable Dong-Fen 21 ((NATO-codenamed CSS-5) ballistic missile. China, which has agreed to … Continue reading

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According to Pravda, We Are “On the brink of Third World War – 2012”

2012 onwards, the world is on the brink of Third World War. All sane and peace loving men would pray and strive that it is averted. For the horoscope of the times point towards a global catastrophe in the making. … Continue reading

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Pakistanis Rally Against US Intervention

Several thousand Pakistanis poured onto the streets of Islamabad on Monday, chanting “death to America” and demanding holy war at a rally whipped up by right-wing, religious organizations. It was the latest show of support for Defense of Pakistan, a … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the Syrian Resolution Veto

Here are the speeches after the Syrian Resolution veto in the United Nations from “the other side”. I know that we are not told what is happening behind the wizard’s curtain but the argument for the sovereignty of a country … Continue reading

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