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Mansoor Jafar
Mansoor Jafar

Mansoor Jafar is Editor of Al Arabiya Urdu based in Islamabad. He can be reached via Twitter: @mansoorjafar

COLUMNISTS
Mansoor Jafar
Mansoor Jafar

Mansoor Jafar is Editor of Al Arabiya Urdu based in Islamabad. He can be reached via Twitter: @mansoorjafar

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Curbing power theft through edicts: Clerics criticize Pakistani government move

Monday, 08 October 2018

The newly elected government in Pakistan has invited ire from religious quarters for a peculiar ...

Pakistan Senator: Demands on Hajj, Umra absurd, politically motivated

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

The demand made by Iranian leadership and other countries for taking the Hajj and Umrah services ...

Pakistan carries on with petty politics, while mothers give birth on roads

Friday, 20 October 2017

Three incidents of childbirths on roads outside two public hospitals where the mothers were denied ...

Pakistan court mars Maryam Nawaz Sharif’s dream of becoming de jure premier

Saturday, 29 July 2017

Islamabad – In the wake of his disqualification as prime minister and member of parliament by ...

Is India becoming the next U.S. outpost?

Monday, 04 August 2014

When Israel was attacking unarmed Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, killing thousands of innocent men, ...

Are India and Pakistan close to a new peace initiative?

Monday, 28 July 2014

Pakistan and India are likely to have a chance to make some progress toward improving bitter ...

Pakistan’s Tahirul Qadri: The rise and fall of a revolutionary man

Saturday, 26 July 2014

The Canada-returned fiery speaking scholar, Dr. Tahirul Qadri, has been creating ripples in ...

How the Muslim world can learn from the BRICS

Monday, 21 July 2014

The news of five countries of the world creating an international bank created quite a stir ...

Pakistan’s zombie-like response to the Gaza killings

Monday, 14 July 2014

While Israeli jets pounded Gaza with sophisticated bombs over the last two weeks, indiscriminately ...

In Afghanistan, danger of another ‘Caliph’ looms large

Monday, 07 July 2014

After an aborted foreign invasion by the then USSR and later, destructive attacks on Afghanistan by ...

Is India on the cusp of sparking an arms race?

Monday, 30 June 2014

Taking a big leap in modernizing the Indian defense industry and domestic arms production, the new ...

Pakistan witnesses a day-long ‘revolution’ drama

Monday, 23 June 2014

Pakistanis remained glued to their TV for nine hours on Monday to watch a dramatic situation as ...

Pakistan’s Taliban clean up: The good, the bad and the ugly

Monday, 16 June 2014

After resisting Washington’s demands for at least seven to eight years, the Pakistani army ...

Is media freedom under serious threat in Pakistan?

Monday, 09 June 2014

One of Pakistan’s most viewed TV channels, Geo News, was finally shut down on June 6, after a ...

India’s irony of an education minister with no degree

Monday, 02 June 2014

Perhaps it is not only the legislators in Pakistan who lie to the election commission about their ...

Pakistan and India – age old enemies in uncertain times

Monday, 26 May 2014

In a sudden development, Pakistani Premier Nawaz Sharif dashed to New Delhi with a delegation on ...

The rise of Modi’s ‘Muscular Nationalism’ in India

Monday, 19 May 2014

India is going to see a Hindu extremist leader and sworn enemy of Muslims and Pakistan taking an ...

Pakistan, Iran narrowly salvage friendship

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit to Iran has produced positive results for both ...

Is Pakistan heading for another military take over?

Monday, 05 May 2014

In the third week of political turmoil following an assassination on a senior journalist in Pakistan ...

Pakistan’s media scandal, the military and a botched assassination

Monday, 28 April 2014

A mysterious looking assassination attempt on a senior but often controversial TV anchor, Hamid Mir, ...

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