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News Pakistan » Religion: Pakistan Plans to Reform Nation's Religious Seminaries

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/pakistan-plans-to-reform-nation-religious-seminaries/4258297.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

In an effort to control militancy and the alleged abuse of madrassas (religious seminaries) by some militant groups operating in the country, Pakistan’s government recently announced plans to bring all madrassas under the formal education structure of ...

News Pakistan » Religion: How Israel and Pakistan Can Avoid a Nuclear Showdown

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/israel-pakistan-avoid-nuclear-showdown-003700058.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

In particular, Pakistan seems to presume the worst about Israel ... engage with Israel”, but they refrain from doing so because of the fear of political and religious backlash. The Significance of Israel-Indian Military Cooperation From a military ...

News Pakistan » Religion: All but Forgotten: Choudhary Rahmat Ali, the Inventor and First Champion of Pakistan

News channel or source: https://thewire.in/225526/choudhary-rahmat-ali-the-inventor-of-pakistan/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

It embodies their demand for the recognition of their national status, as distinct from the other inhabitants of India, by the grant to Pakistan of a separate Federal Constitution on religious, social and historical grounds.’ Rahmat Ali signed off in the ...

News Pakistan » Religion: Pakistan Serial Killer Sentenced to Death for Murder and Rape of Girl, 7

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/17/world/asia/pakistan-zainab-amin-imran-ali.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — An antiterrorism court in Pakistan on Saturday ... he used to recite Naat, a form of religious poetry, at religious functions. During the trial, held at a prison in Lahore, the provincial capital, 56 witnesses testified.

News Pakistan » Religion: Witnesses in Sacramento terror case testify from Pakistan in rare late-night court session

News channel or source: http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/article200969324.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Hayat returned to Pakistan around 2003 and got married in the winter of ... She acknowledged that her father ran a madrasa, or religious school, in Rawalpindi “for approximately 18-19 years,” but said his students “absolutely did not go” to ...

News Pakistan » Religion: In Pakistan, Valentine's Day Brings Out Roses And Culture Wars

News channel or source: http://wuwm.com/post/pakistan-valentines-day-brings-out-roses-and-culture-wars
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

"It raises many questions." Valentine's Day is an annual culture war in Pakistan. It's a cause célèbre for religious conservatives, a chance to assert themselves in a crowded political scene, while claiming the mantle of guardians of Pakistan's Islamic ...

News Pakistan » Religion: Pakistan to send transgenders as Haj volunteers

News channel or source: http://www.abplive.in/world-news/pakistan-to-send-transgenders-as-haj-volunteers-653208
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Islamabad: For the first time in the history of Pakistan, transgenders will be part of a team ... After that, the PBSA sends a list of successful candidates to the Federal Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony for a final approval," Husain ...

News Pakistan » Religion: BREAKING: Pakistan Christian ‘Blasphemy’ Man Released After 20 Months Imprisonment

News channel or source: http://www.bosnewslife.com/38410-breaking-pakistan-christian-blasphemy-man-released-after-20-months-imprisonment
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian man who spent 20 months ... Though the Christian submitted a criminal complaint, police declined to detain the attackers "due to their religious bias," Saif said. BosNewsLife wasn't able to reach police ...

News Pakistan » Religion: U.S. hits Pakistan on ‘severe’ religious freedom violations amid worsening relations

News channel or source: https://thinkprogress.org/pakistan-trump-religion-tweets-114576ce32ee/
Publication date: onday 01 January 2018

In the latest indicator of souring U.S.-Pakistan relations, the State Department this week placed Pakistan on a special watch list over its religious freedom violations, an aggressive move likely to worsen dialogue between the two allies. In a press ...