Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

Nigeria’s Christians are relentlessly under attack

8 June 2022 6:49 pm

Dozens of Christian worshippers, including several children, were killed in a gun raid on a church in Nigeria’s Owo town…

Why terror groups are targeting Chinese nationals in Pakistan

1 May 2022 4:00 pm

A female suicide bomber killed three Chinese teachers and a local driver at Karachi University in Pakistan this week. The…

What next for Imran Khan, Pakistan's ousted leader?

12 April 2022 9:20 pm

On Sunday, Imran Khan became the first prime minister in Pakistan’s history to be ousted by a no-confidence vote. Followers…

Is this the end of Imran Khan?

1 April 2022 11:05 pm

Imran Khan’s innings as the Pakistani Prime Minister may be coming to an end. The Muttahida Qaumi Movement, one of…

Pakistan's Christians are living in terror

2 February 2022 12:40 am

A Christian priest was shot dead by gunmen in Pakistan’s Peshawar town on Sunday. Pastor William Siraj was gunned down…

Islamonomics: how Erdogan crashed the Turkish economy

9 December 2021 6:30 pm

The Turkish lira sank to an all-time low against the dollar last week. The lira shed 30 per cent of…

The Council of Europe was right to pull its hijab campaign

5 November 2021 10:25 pm

This week, the Council of Europe was forced to pull an advertising campaign promoting the hijab following a backlash from…

Pakistan is relishing its role as kingmaker in Afghanistan

4 September 2021 11:08 pm

The details of engagements involving the head of MI6 are, unsurprisingly, usually kept secret. But not so Richard Moore’s meeting with the…

Pakistan’s masochistic support for the Taliban

24 August 2021 10:10 pm

Taliban flags are already flying in Islamabad. Among those hoisting the white flag of the group is the women’s madrassa…

The Taliban’s win will unleash the next wave of global jihad

18 August 2021 9:03 am

The Taliban retaking Kabul has been inevitable for almost the entirety of the 20 year war, and certainly since Barack…

Pakistan's profane blasphemy laws

11 August 2021 11:21 am

An eight-year-old Hindu boy is currently in custody in the southern Punjab. He is the youngest person in Pakistan to…

China is the latest victim of Pakistan's Islamist problem

20 July 2021 12:05 am

Nine Chinese engineers were killed in an explosion near Pakistan’s Dasu hydroelectric dam last Wednesday. The government initially said that their…

Nigeria’s abduction epidemic and the silence of the west

7 July 2021 5:20 am

Every day, more and more children are going missing in Nigeria. At least 140 schoolchildren were kidnapped in Nigeria’s northwestern Kaduna city yesterday.…

Austria's 'Islam map' is dangerous

3 June 2021 7:35 pm

Austria’s government has unveiled a map detailing the locations of mosques and other Muslim associations all over the country. The…

Boko Haram’s demise will only strengthen Isis in Africa

26 May 2021 1:21 am

Multiple reports have confirmed that the Boko Haram chief Abubakar Shekau is dead. Shekau’s demise came after Boko Haram last…

Imran Khan’s dangerous bid to export Pakistan’s blasphemy laws

29 April 2021 4:00 pm

Imran Khan appears to want to impose Islamic blasphemy laws across the world. ‘I want the Muslim countries to devise…

How terror took over the African continent

27 April 2021 5:28 am

Eight law enforcement officials, including three policemen and five members of a local anti-jihadist force, were killed in a jihadist…

India’s selective Covid crackdown

20 April 2021 11:47 pm

India’s Covid crisis is raging out of control. Over the past two months, the country has witnessed a staggering ten-fold increase in infections.…

Imran Khan’s cowardly response to Pakistan's rape crisis

8 April 2021 9:28 pm

Pakistan’s prime minister Imran Khan has once again blamed women for an appalling rise in rape cases. Khan used a televised question…

Bangladesh could pay for failing to crack down on its Islamist threat

31 March 2021 12:15 am

Bangladesh turned 50 last week and the country has much to celebrate. Having inherited a dismal GDP growth rate of…

Are Switzerland and France really ‘Islamophobic’?

11 March 2021 5:30 pm

Is Switzerland ‘Islamophobic’? Critics of the country’s decision to outlaw face coverings think so. The ‘Burqa ban’, which passed into law this week…

Indonesia’s mandatory hijab ban is a triumph for women

12 February 2021 7:16 pm

Last week, Indonesia banned schools across the country from forcing girls to wear the hijab, after the parents of a…

When will Pakistan take a stand against terror?

3 February 2021 2:03 am

Last week, Pakistan’s Supreme Court ordered the release of UK born Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh who was accused of kidnapping…

Are we witnessing the birth of an African Islamic State?

15 January 2021 2:24 am

On Monday, 13 soldiers were killedby the Islamic State in northeastern Nigeria. A week ago, just after midnight on Friday…

Could Saudia Arabia and Pakistan soon recognise Israel?

26 November 2020 2:39 am

Mohammed bin Salman and Benjamin Netanyahu’s meeting – albeit deniedby Riyadh – shows it is surely only a matter of time before…