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Pakistani Court Convicts 31 Men of Lynching Student Falsely Accused of Blasphemy

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On Wednesday, a Pakistani court sentenced one man to death and handed prison terms to 30 others who were involved in the mob killing of a university student wrongfully accused of blasphemy last year. The anti-terrorism court in Haripur also announced Wednesday that 26 other suspects were acquitted and three more suspects are still on the loose. One recently arrested suspect has not yet faced trial.... 

Pakistani Air Force ordered to shoot down US drones

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Pakistan’s Air Force (PAF) commander has reportedly ordered to take down drones violating the country’s sovereignty, including that of the US. Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman also recalled a historic breach of trust incident over a batch of US-made F-16’s which Pakistan paid for, but never received. The jabs against America, a key ally, came Thursday in a speech Aman delivered at a ceremony... 

150+ people burn to death after oil tanker flips & explodes in Pakistan

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At least 157 people burned to death after an oil tanker overturned, spilling its payload onto a highway in the Pakistani city of Bahawalpur, according to authorities. Various estimates place the number of people injured between 130 and 200. The injured have been taken to two local hospitals, Rescue 1122 Director General Dr. Rizwan Naseer told Geo TV Pakistan. Army helicopters were deployed to take... 

Pakistani prosecutor tells Christians to Convert to Islam or face murder conviction

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At least 42 Christians accused of murder in Pakistan were reportedly told they’d be acquitted if they embraced Islam. The accused face the charges after the lynching of two men following twin suicide blasts at churches during Sunday mass. Prosecutor Syed Anees Shah initially denied telling the accused he could guarantee their acquittal if they converted. However, he later admitted he did, when told... 

19yo girl sentenced to death in Pakistan for being raped at gunpoint

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A 19-year-old woman who accused her cousin of raping her at gunpoint in Pakistan was sentenced to death by stoning after a tribal council ruled she had seduced him. A 19-year-old woman has been sentenced to death in Pakistan after she accused her cousin of raping her at gunpoint. The woman said she was asleep at her family home in Rajanpur, in the country’s central Punjab province, when the attack... 

Pakistani Internet Celebrity Qandeel Baloch Strangled to Death by Brother in Honor Killing

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An internet celebrity who pushed the boundaries of what is considered acceptable behavior for women in Pakistan was strangled by her brother in a suspected “honor killing,” the police said Saturday. Officials said Qandeel Baloch, a 26-year-old who was described as the country’s Kim Kardashian, died at her parents’ house in the central city of Multan. They said they would know after an autopsy... 

Pakistani shopkeeper killed dozens with 'revenge' sweets

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Pakistani policemen escort Tariq Mehmood (2nd right), his younger brother Khalid Mehmood (2nd left) and an employee (centre) at a court in Pakistan’s Punjab province. A Pakistani sweetshop owner has confessed to fatally poisoning at least 30 people by lacing his goods with pesticide in an attempt to take revenge on his older brother, police told AFP Friday. Khalid Mehmood confessed in a court... 

US Admits Total Defeat In Afghanistan As Russian Victory In Syria Terrifies West

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An internal strategic report prepared by the Ministry of Defense (MoD) circulating in the Kremlin within the last hour states that the historic peace talks begun earlier today in the Pakistani capital city of Islamabad between the United States, China, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Taliban signals that for the first time the American’s have acknowledged their total defeat in the Afghan War—and who... 

Thousands stranded in Pakistan landslides

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Thousands of tourists have been stranded due to landslides caused by unseasonably heavy rain and snow in mountainous northeastern Pakistan. At least 3,000 tourists, mostly Pakistanis, were stranded in the towns of Naran and Kaghan on Monday, said Abdullah Khan, a National Highway Authority official, adding that long lines of cars were on roads blocked by piles of snow. “We have been working all... 

Pakistan floods leave 109 dead

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Flash floods, triggered by monsoon rainfall, have killed more than 100 people across Pakistan over the past weeks. Pakistan’s National Disaster Management Authority announced on Sunday that 109 people have died and some 700,000 others have been affected due to heavy flooding. It added that military engineers had been deployed to the affected areas in the mountainous north to repair roads and... 

Saudi Arabia to purchase nuclear arms from Pakistan

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Saudi Arabia’s nuclear medium-range ballistic DF-3A missiles in a military parade. Saudi Arabia has made a “strategic decision” to purchase “off-the-shelf” nuclear weapons from Pakistan, a US official says. “There has been a long-standing agreement in place with the Pakistanis and the House of Saud has now made the strategic decision to move forward,” British newspaper Sunday... 

Thousands of Muslims worldwide approve Charlie Hebdo tragedy, shouting: "We are Kouachi"

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It is said that an image is worth 1000 words. This image proves beyond any doubt that Muslims are 100% incompatible with the European culture and immigration should be stopped immediately. “We are not Charlie, we are Kouachi,” screamed the protesters in reference to the two brothers and approving their barbaric terrorist act. Thousands of people across the Muslim world protested against the French... 

Monster floods kill over 400 in India, Pakistan

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The heaviest rainfall in 50 years has resulted in more than 400 deaths in the Kashmir region with thousands still trapped on rooftops as residents in both India and Pakistan are criticizing their governments for not doing enough to help them. In India, at least 217 people were reported to have died by Tuesday, with another 47,000 evacuated from their homes. The city of Siringar was still submerged,... 

Indian politician calls for Indian Muslims to join Pakistani Army

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Firebrand Indian politician Asaduddin Owaisi has called upon Indian Muslims to join Pakistani forces in case India attacks the country, a poster making rounds on social media claims. The Hindi poster that has Owaisi’s picture reads, “Hindus should not consider Indian Muslims separated from their fellow Muslims of Pakistan. If India dares to attack Pakistan, 250 million Indian Muslims... 

New island emerges from the sea near Pakistan after massive earthquake

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Hundreds of people were killed, and countless injured after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Pakistan on Tuesday. Aftershocks were felt all throughout the middle east, and the surface of the earth has been changed forever. A new island rose from the seabed just off the coast of Pakistan. According to DIG Gwadar Moazzam Jah, the island’s altitude is 20 to 40 feet and width around 100 feet. Talking... 
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