Kashmir

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  • Kashmir 2018-11-15 10:58

    200 militants killed in Kashmir this year

    TEHRAN _ Security situation in Indian controlled Kashmir continues to be volatile with increase in armed fights between Indian security forces and militants.

  • The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah 2018-11-06 07:47

    ‘Mainstream space shrinking in Kashmir’

    TEHRAN -The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah says people in the trouble-torn valley are losing their appetite for the mainstream parties as political space has “shrunk” for them due to the worsening security situation.

  • Kashmir 2018-10-28 17:22

    Kashmir Black Day observed in Tehran

    TEHRAN - In observance of the Black Day, talks and seminars were held in Tehran as well as other big cities in Iran on Saturday in support for the cause of people of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K).

  • “Break silence on Kashmir”: Separatists  2018-10-21 16:28

    “Break silence on Kashmir”: Separatists 

    Separatist leadership in Kashmir have urged world bodies to break their “silence”—condemning the civilian killings in Kashmir region, said a report in Greater Kashmir.

  • Kashmir 2018-10-14 09:03

    Kashmir shuts down after militant’s killing

    Indian-controlled-Kashmir observed a complete shutdown on Friday and Saturday, after PhD scholar-turned-militant Mannan Wani and his associate were killed in an encounter in north Kashmir’s Handwara. The call for shutdown had been given by the separatist leadership.

  • Rohingya 2018/10/10

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Global media and Muslims: Selective coverage, selective outrage

    TEHRAN -“If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not die? William Shakespeare’s lines in The Merchant of Venice hold true today.

  • Kashmir 2018-10-06 22:30

    ‘300 militants active in Kashmir’

    TEHRAN - Around 300 militants are presently active in the troubled Kashmir valley and more than 250 militants are ready to infiltrate across the Line of Control at different launch pads in Pakistan, according to a senior Indian army official.

  • India-India 2018-10-03 18:06

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Indian govt ‘red-flags’ visit of Iranian clerics to Kashmir: Report

    TEHRAN - In a startling development, the government of India is reportedly monitoring the speeches delivered by religious leaders at mosques and congregations in Kashmir.

  • kashmir 2018-10-01 21:15

    Ceasefire violations in Kashmir on rise

    TEHRAN - At least 109 people, including 56 security personnel, were killed in 2,855 incidents of cross-border firing and ceasefire violations by Pakistani forces along the border in Jammu and Kashmir between January 2016 and July this year, an Right to Information (RTI) response has revealed.

  • Pakistan-India 2018-09-29 22:10

    War with India is not an option; only solution is dialogue: Pakistan’s FM

    TEHRAN - Following the war of words between India and Pakistan last week, the prospects of peace and reconciliation between the two estranged South Asian neighbors have again dimmed.

  • Shia Muslims of Kashmir 2018-09-25 12:47

    By Sarbaz Roohulla Rezvi

    Five episodes from the Shia Muslims of Kashmir

    Episode 1; 1988 TEHRAN - We all rushed into the house of Sheikh Sahib. Elders with women and children. A big house that had access to different alleys from the back door to exist if Sunni mob was going to enter the house and we were able to escape.

  • India-Pakistan 2018-09-23 10:06

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Major blow to peace efforts: India cancels FM-level talks with Pakistan

    TEHRAN - The recent peace overtures between New Delhi and Islamabad, since the formation of new Pakistani government led by Imran Khan, had briefly rekindled hopes of peace and reconciliation between the two estranged neighbors. But the thaw didn’t last too long. The hopes have been dashed again.

  • Muhrram 2018/09/17

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Karbala to Kashmir: Brief history of ‘Azadari’

    TEHRAN - It’s that time of year again when the campaigners of truth and justice, cutting across ethno-sectarian and ideological lines, rally to pay homage to the ‘master of the martyrs’, a 7th century revolutionary historical figure who redefined the ideas of resistance and resilience on the desert plains of Karbala (Iraq) 1400 years ago.

  • Muharram 2018-09-17 21:48

    Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Ban on Muharram procession in Kashmir mockery of religious freedom

    TEHRAN - Muharram is the month of bereavement and remembrance. Every year, around this time, massive processions are taken out across the world to pay glowing tribute to the martyrs of Karbala. Reciting soul-stirring elegies and hymns, mourners wear black dresses and beat their chests in a spirit of devotion. They carry replicas of Imam Husain’s mausoleum in Karbala and parade the streets.

  • Syed Mohammad Anis Kazmi 2018-09-16 00:16

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘Islamic revolution in Iran paved new course for Muharram commemorations in Kashmir’

    We are again in the month of Muharram, the month in which blood triumphed over sword and truth prevailed over falsehood. In this month, the campaigners of truth and justice across the world reaffirm their pledge to the principles exemplified by Imam Hussain (as) and his companions in the desert plains of Karbala 1400 years ago.

  • Kashmir 2018-09-13 10:59

    New UNHRC head calls for action on Kashmir report

    TEHRAN - In her first address to the United Nations Human Rights Council, the new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet urged India and Pakistan to take meaningful action on addressing issues highlighted in the UN report on human rights violations in Kashmir.

  • Kashmir 2018-09-06 00:38

    Number of militants in Kashmir crosses 300

    TEHRAN - For the first time in over a decade, the number of militants in volatile Kashmir valley has crossed 300, triggering alarm among security and intelligence agencies, according to a report in The Tribune.

  • India-Pakistan 2018-09-02 10:37

    Despite recent peace overtures, India, Pakistan trade barbs over Kashmir at UN

    TEHRAN - Despite recent peace overtures and rekindled hopes, the fragile relationship between India and Pakistan, the two South Asian estranged neighbors, was again on display at the United Nations this week. The representatives of the two countries traded barbs over Kashmir during the world body’s session on the ‘merits of mediation’.