Saudi Arabia KSA Archive

The role of Saudi Arabia in the religious extremism -by Arshad Mahmood:
WikiLeaks unmasks who are our real puppet-masters?: Related articles: US embassy cables: Pakistani army chief hints at unseating Zardari Wikileaks on General Kayani and his ‘democratic’ puppets General Kayani allowed US special forces to secretly operate in Pakistan U.S. diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks make perfectly
WikiLeaks: Whither Muslim brotherood? – by Omar R Quraishi: Related articles: King Abdullah, the great-grandson of Abu Jahl – by Omar Khattab A Lesson in media manipulation – by Eqbal Alavi Saudi Arabia without King Abdullah – by Hassan Hanizadeh The role of Saudi Arabia in the religious
King Abdullah, the great-grandson of Abu Jahl – by Omar Khattab: Wikileaks have made it clear what the world already knew: That King Abdullah, the notorious womanizer-cum-custodian of the Ka’aba carries on the work of King Fahad the boozer who, in turn, continued the task which was initiated by the
Saudi Arabia without King Abdullah – by Hassan Hanizadeh: Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz’s deteriorating health conditions and his possible death raises questions about the fate of Saudi Arabia after the 86-year-old king’s demise. Given the uncertain future ahead of 84-year-old Saudi Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul
Media-military-militant Alliance – by Shiraz Paracha: On the eve of NATO summit in Lisbon, the state-funded BBC World Service and the Pakistan military, apparently, provided a PR opportunity for the NATO Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, where he claimed in an interview with the BBC
Some common fallacies often shared by Taliban apologists and (fake) liberals: Related posts: Intellectual dishonesty in misrepresenting Shia massacres in Pakistan Unloading the entire blame of sectarian terrorism on Saudi Arabia and Iran is unfair – by Adnan Farooq LUBP archive on Shia genocide in Pakistan Here is a list
Ameer-ul-Mominin Ali: The first fighter against Islamism – by Shaheryar Ali: “The Qur’an is a book, covered, between two flaps, and it does not speak. It should therefore necessarily have an interpreter. Men alone can be such interpreters…..” (Imam Ali in Nehj ul Balaga)     On the grounds of
Rewarding hate – by Nadeem F. Paracha: The more mischievous among us even prayed to the Almighty to let the Saudis fall in love with this eminent ‘Islamic scholar’ and fund his outlandish theories, leaving television viewers ever so grateful for keeping him there. But, alas,
Friedman and Pakistan-bashing- by Yasser Latif Hamdani: Oscar Wilde once described patriotism as “the virtue of the vicious”. In the many articles published in this newspaper, I have tried to steer clear of the vicious kind of narrow chest-thumping patriotism, preferring Benjamin Franklin’s version instead —
Analysis of relief and donations related to Pakistan floods 2010 – by Anas Abbas: Donations and contributions so far: World Bank: popularly known as the Israeli sponsored conspiracy in Pakistan said it had set up an aid fund at Pakistan’s request with initial pledges of $80 million. United States of America: Remember (According
Mosque at Ground Zero: Saudi wins America loses- by Imtiaz Baloch: The New York City Landmarks Commission unanimously allowed for the demolition of the Italianate building of 1857, near where the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers stood, and paves the way for the construction of the Cordoba House, a Mosque
Unloading the entire blame of sectarian terrorism on Saudi Arabia and Iran is unfair – by Adnan Farooq: Source: View Point Related posts: Intellectual dishonesty in misrepresenting Shia massacres in Pakistan Some common fallacies often shared by Taliban apologists and (fake) liberals Iranian- Saudi war spills over to Pakistan: Unloading the entire blame on a foreign pedestal
Killing of Shias: FIR should be registered against Saudi embassy and the ISI: By Omar Khattab On 17 July a convoy of Shias was attacked by the Taliban who used rockets and automatic weapons and cut down killing 18 including women and children. The most significant part of the attack is not
The Hell of Ideologies- by Aamir Husaini: A thought provoking piece by Aamir Husaini from the only Pakistani liberal Urdu daily newspaper Daily Aajkal on the states pursuing ideologies, turning the world to a burning hell for those who they consider an obstacle in their way(aliarqam)
Selective Mourning – by Bahadar Ali Khan: Victims of apathy, can be the only name given to the current situation of circumstances that have plagued current day Pakistani masses. A highly condemnable and tragic bombing of Data Sb. shrine has jolted the entire Pakistani public. Data
Financing Jihad via Petrodollars – by Farooq Sulehria: According to several estimates, Islamic organisations, many of which are linked to armed groups, can draw from a pool of money ranging from $5 billion to $16 billion, the Saudi government alone donates $10 billion via the ministry of
A critical article on Aal-e-Saud and Wahhabis – by Aamir Mughal: ‘A picture speaks a thousand words’: Sons of late King Faisal [great great great maternal grandson of mutawwa Sheikh Mohammad Bin Abd Al Wahab] Turki Al Faisal and Saud Al Faisal with neo-con ex-US Vice President Dick Cheney Sheikh
Sinful Saudi citizens on MTV – BBC Report: ایم ٹی وی پر’گناہ گار‘ سعودی سعودی عرب میں پولیس ان تین سعودی نوجوانوں سے تفتیش کر رہی ہے جنہوں نے ایک ٹیلی ویژن شو میں مملکت کے قوانین پر تنقید کی تھی۔ پروگرام میں ایک سعودی خاتون لباس
Nawaz Sharif’s letter to King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia – by Hakim Hazik: تحریر: حکیم حاذق خط بنام برادر عبداللہ خادمِ حرمین شریفین، جلالۃ الملک،عزت مآب، برادرِ محترم جناب ملک عبداللہ صاحب اپنے عاصی و گنہ گار بھائی کی طرف سے سلامِ عقیدت قبول کیجیے۔ میں اور آپ کی بھابی یہاں خیریت
Back to square one – by Faizi Mughal: A political system usually has two choices, one option leads towards autocracy and other towards, rule by the people that is democracy. There could be no other third option. The entire civilized world believes that democracy is the best
Dargah-e-Jati Umrah – by Hakim Hazik: درگاہِ جاتی عمرہ ملفوظاتِ شریفِ مکہ از: حکیم حاذق تعاون بشکریہ، ذوالنّون مصری [ترجمانِ خصوصی، مسلم لیگ نون] لاہور کی خاکِ پاک عرشِ منور کے برابر ہے۔ بیسیوں بزرگانِ عالیشان اس خاک میں آسودہ ہیں۔ حضرت شریف الاشراف، گیسو
Punjab khappay? – by Nadeem Paracha: According to many emails that I received after posting a blog in the wake of the terrible bomb attacks in Lahore last week, I was ‘spreading politics of ethnicity.’ I don’t know exactly what made these folks think this way,
Dr Farhat Hashmi: Cultivating Al Qaeda in Muslim women: Biography Dr Farhat Hashmi, daughter of the (late) scholar Abdur Rehman Hashmi, is a mother of four, and comes from the Indo-pak subcontinent. She received her Ph.D. in Hadith Sciences from the University of Glasgow, Scotland. Al-Huda International Welfare
How Saudi Arabia has corrupted Yemen to spread Wahabism: Religious schools under scrutiny in Yemen Wednesday, 03 Mar, 2010 TARIM: Malaysian student Mohamed Fatri Ben Kazrah flew half way round the world to fulfill his dream of studying Islam and Arabic at a Yemeni religious school. Ben Kazrah
Manmohan Singh in Saudi Arabia: A lesson and a few reminders — by Syed Talat Hussain: The Saudis, in their national interest, can get into a tighter hug with Pakistan’ archenemy without fearing as much as a raised eyebrow in Islamabad, because Saudi Arabia is a giver and Pakistan is a taker Imagine Israeli Prime
Wahhabism and women: Saudi woman jailed for being without male guardian RIYADH: A Saudi woman is to be lashed 300 times and jailed for 18 months for filing complaints against court officials and appearing in court without a male guardian, a human
A war that remains unreported: The Saudi Arabian war against the Houthis of Yemen: Here is an extensive archive on a war that remains either unreported or misreported in Pakistani and Western media. Ironically, it is a war in which four different players, namely Saudi Arabia, Ali Abdullah Saleh, Al Qaeda and the
We are selling ‘mother earth’ to Arab sheikhs: A strategic blunder Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s revelation that the plan to give arable land on lease is still intact should ring alarm bells. It seems that despite argument to the contrary, the foreign minister is committed
Saudi Shias call for secession: AWWAMIYA: The street graffiti is so brazenly political in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province that it hardly seems like Saudi Arabia at all, Reuters reports. ‘Down with the government’, ‘Death to the traitors’ read the messages on the walls of
In defense of our Salafi (Ahl-e-Hadith) brothers and sisters: Related post: Ahl-e-Hadith Muslims reject Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) Compiled by: Abdul Nishpauri Oft misunderstood, feared from and stereotyped, Salafis (Ahl-e-Hadith) need to be better understood as a peaceful religious group who must not be stereotyped as a part and parcel
‘Nawaz bound not to contest polls until December 2010’:‘Musharraf will not be tried’: * Saudi king urged Nawaz to abide by deal * By-elections delay sought to accommodate Nawaz, not due to security concerns JEDDAH: The government has decided not to take any action against former president Pervez Musharraf and has forwarded
Al Qaeda leader’s sons sent to Saudi Arabia: Will the hypocrites of Jamaat Islami and PML-N protest against the handing over of their jihadi brothers to their Saudi Mai Baap? Al Qaeda leader’s sons sent to S. Arabia By Mateen Haider Tuesday, 29 Sep, 2009 (Dawn) ISLAMABAD:
The Saudi Factor, Nawaz Sharif and Musharraf’s trial: Analyses by Asadullah Ghalib and Tanvir Qaiser Shahid
Documentary evidence: King Abdullah and Nawaz Sharif’s NRO: By: Ahmer Asif During Sharif (Butt) Brothers public meetings one slogan is often very popular i.e. DAIKHO DAIKHO KAUN AAYA SHAER AAYA SHAER AAYA !!! (Watch out who’s come Lion’s come Lion’s come !!) I wonder what was wrong
King Abdullah says that any step against Musharraf could affect Pak-Saudi ties: It is interesting to see that Musharraf’s meetings with Saudi king have been distorted and misrepresented by a member of the usual pro-Nawaz, pro-Taliban propaganda cell, i.e. Saleh Zaafir (of The News). It may be noted that Saleh Zaafir,
One Saudi phone call will silence Musharraf trial seekers: Saudis come to Musharraf’s rescue * King Abdullah calls on Pakistani leadership to abide by agreement* Any step against former president could affect Pak-Saudi ties, political stability in Pakistan Daily Times Monitor LAHORE: The Saudi authorities have formally sent
A new Musharraf-Nawaz deal sponsored by Saudi Arabia: Musharraf reaches Riyadh as royal guest Daily Times Monitor LAHORE: Former president General (r) Pervez Musharraf arrived in Riyadh on Monday, where he will meet Saudi King Abdullah, a private TV channel reported. Musharraf’s legal adviser Chaudhry Fawad said
A proposal Saudis can’t refuse: Conservative Saudis are increasingly availing misyar, a no-strings marriage of convenience focused primarily on sexual relations, said a report in the UK daily Guardian.Misyar allows couples to live separately but come together for sexual relations and for women who
How Saudi Arabia has stayed immune from terrorist attacks all this while?: An expat’s question By Muhammad Ali Pakistan’s dictators have never been as brutal as those in other parts of the world – File photo. MUNA Khan, a former Dawn hand, now abroad and working for a news agency, emailed