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ہلاک ہونے والوں میں سے قاتل کون تھا؟

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ہلاک ہونے والوں میں سے قاتل کون تھا؟ ریاض سہیل بی بی سی اردو ڈاٹ کام، کراچی کراچی کے بارے میں حکومت کی جانب سے کئی فیصلے ہوئے جن میں سے کسی پر بھی عملدرآمد ہوتا نظر نہیں آتا۔ کراچی میں پر تشدد واقعات، ہنگامہ آرائی اور خوف و ہراس میں غروب ہونے والا سورج منگل کو اسی ماحول میں طلوع ہوا۔ صبح کو تمام تعلیمی ادارے، کاروباری مراکز بند رہے اور سڑکوں پر پبلک ٹرانسپورٹ کے ساتھ نجی گاڑیاں بھی نہ ہونے کے برابر رہیں۔ ماہ رمضان کی آمد…read more

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KILL KHALID

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I have nearly read this book and this book is a very interesting account on Hamas and its history. A must read for anyone who wants to know about Hamas. The Martyr Who Did Not Die By REVIEW BY GREG MYRE Sunday, March 8, 2009 KILL KHALID The Failed Mossad Assassination of Khalid Mishal and the Rise of Hamas By Paul McGeough New Press. 477 pp. $26.95 Actuarial tables are not kind to the leaders of Hamas. The Israeli security forces reserve a special fury for the radical Islamic group,…read more

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Dubai police '99% sure' Mossad was behind death of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh

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• Israeli ambassador told to explain use of fake passports • Relations with Tel Aviv in ‘deep freeze’, warn British officials Julian Borger and Mark Tran guardian.co.uk, Thursday 18 February 2010 13.05 GMT The father of Palestinian militant Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, who was killed recently, holds up a photograph of his son. Dubai police say they are virtually certain Mossad was behind the murder. Photograph: Hatem Moussa/AP Dubai police said today they were virtually certain Mossad was behind the assassination of a Hamas commander, as the incident threatened to turn into…read more

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مقتولین سے ان کی پہچان تو نہ چھینو…قلم کمان …حامد میر

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مقتولین سے ان کی پہچان تو نہ چھینو…قلم کمان …حامد میر یہ ہمارے بزرگوں نے کتنے ارمانوں کے ساتھ برصغیر میں مسلمانوں کی ایک آزاد ریاست کے خواب کا نام پاکستان رکھا تھا۔ شاعر مشرق علامہ اقبال نے کس اعتماد و یقین کے ساتھ اس خواب کی تعبیر ڈھونڈنے کیلئے محمد علی جناح  کا انتخاب کیا۔ نہ تو اقبال کی نظروں نے سنّی بن کر جناح کو دیکھا اور نہ ہی جناح  نے شیعہ بن کر پاکستان کیلئے جدوجہد کی بلکہ یہ بزرگ اول و آخر صرف اور…read more

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US soldier 'waterboards' daughter

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A US soldier has been charged with assault after allegedly waterboarding his four-year-old daughter, police in the state of Washington have said. Sgt Joshua Tabor dunked the girl’s head in a sink full of water for not reciting the alphabet, police in the town of Yelm said. Waterboarding is an interrogation technique that simulates drowning and has been banned as torture by the US. Sgt Tabor is a helicopter repairer who served in Iraq from 2007-08. Yelm police chief Todd Stancil said Sgt Tabor was arrested on 31 January. Officers…read more

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Share the Qur’an for 45 Million Dollars?

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Editor’s Desk – Letter to the Editor Written by Administrator FRIDAY, 08 JANUARY 2010 12:34 Recently the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)  announced their Share the Quran campaign in Washington, D.C. The plan is to give a copy of the Quran to every government leader in America and one million to average Americans over the next ten years at a cost of $45 each. Thus spending $45 million. While Dawah is the most worthy cause a muslim can engage in, we are also warned not to be wasteful as in ayah…read more

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AMERICA'S ONCE-SECRET WAR IN PAKISTAN BUSTS OPEN

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Pakistan Blast Kills U.S. Troops, Children, Say Local Officials (AP/Huffington Post) — SHAHI KOTO, Pakistan — A roadside bomb killed three U.S. soldiers and partly destroyed a girls’ school in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday in an attack that drew attention to a little-publicized American military training mission in the al-Qaida and Taliban heartland. They were the first known U.S. military fatalities in Pakistan’s lawless tribal regions near the Afghan border and a major victory for militants who have been hit hard by a surge of U.S. missile strikes and a…read more

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