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Via Jihad Watch: A recent bill in Pakistan sought to ban child marriage, but it miserably failed — after a prominent religious body declared the legislation “un-Islamic.” The UN also recently voiced alarm at the growing number of forced child … Continue reading
The Watcher’s Council It’s time to present this weeks’ statuette of shame, The Golden Weasel!! Every Tuesday, the Council nominates some of the slimiest, most despicable characters in public life for some deed of evil, cowardice or corruption they’ve performed. … Continue reading
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen disguised as police guards attacked a terminal at Pakistan’s busiest airport Sunday night with machine guns and a rocket launcher, killing at least 13 people as explosions echoed into the night, officials said. A separate … Continue reading
By: Brent Parrish At first blush it would appear a very wonderful thing has occurred. The only American POW in Afghanistan, Sgt. Bowe Bergdhal, was freed from captivity and released to elements of the U.S. Special Forces yesterday at an … Continue reading
(Channel 4 News)—A major earthquake hits a remote part of western Pakistan, killing at least 182 people and prompts a new island to rise from the sea just off the country’s southern coast.
Christians across Pakistan on Monday (September 23) protested a day after suicide blasts killed 78 people at a church in the north western city of Peshawar. A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up outside a 130-year-old Anglican church in … Continue reading
The brave teenage girl shot in the head by the Taliban defied her attackers today by returning to school. Malala Yousafzai, 15, was gunned down last year on a bus for standing up to extremists by campaigning for women’s rights. … Continue reading