Pakistan

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Pakistan’s first human milk bank temporarily shuts down after facing religious backlash

Pakistan’s first human milk bank in Karachi suspended operations after religious scholars deemed it haram. The Health Ministry is seeking further guidance from the Council of Islamic Ideology.

By ARSHAD MEHMOUD/THE MEDIA LINE
25/06/2024

Pakistani mob lynch tourist over allegations he desecrated Islamic holy texts

Mohammad Ismail was abducted from a police station where he was being held after accusations were made that he'd burned pages of the Quran.

Pakistan to implement national firewall, cracking down on online dissent

The process will jeopardize the foundational principles of democracy and freedom of expression, experts say.

By ARSHAD MEHMOOD/THE MEDIA LINE
16/06/2024

Pakistan army promotes first Christian woman to brigadier general

A Christian woman was promoted to brigadier general, Pakistan's army confirmed. Although minorities have equal rights under Pakistan’s constitution, Christians in Pakistan have often faced targeting.

By ARSHAD MEHMOOD/THE MEDIA LINE
03/06/2024

‘Solid Indications’ of TTP involvement: Pakistan arrests 11 suspects in bus attack

On March 26, five Chinese engineers and a Pakistani driver were killed when an attacker drove an explosive-laden vehicle into their convoy near Besham City in northwest Pakistan.

By ARSHAD MEHMOUD/THE MEDIA LINE
28/05/2024

World leaders, terrorist orgs. express condolences over Raisi's death

Pakistan will observe a day of mourning and fly the flag at half-mast as a mark of respect for the Iranian President and his companions who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday.

20/05/2024
 A view of the wreckage of Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi's helicopter at the crash site

Iran’s Raisi joins long list of political leaders involved in mysterious crashes

It isn't expected that presidents should go missing or be involved in crashes. However, historically, a number of important political and military leaders have met their end in crashes.

Iranian oil smuggling into Pakistan exposes official terrorist-ties

Approximately 90,000 liters of Iranian oil are being smuggled daily into Pakistan. This rampant smuggling has led to a staggering loss of at least $816 million for the national treasury.

By ARSHAD MEHMOUD/THE MEDIA LINE
17/05/2024

Raisi's forgotten trip to Islamabad, and the strategic implication for the US and Israel

Notably, it was the first official Iranian visit to Pakistan since the two Islamic powers exchanged threats and terrorist groups directed attacks on each other’s territory.

By IDO GADI RAZ
12/05/2024
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