The Associated Press Updated 1:41 pm CST, Thursday, February 28, 2019 FILE - This image taken from video released by Pakistan's military, shows what they claim to be an Indian pilot who was captured after his plane was shot down by Pakistan's Air Force in the country's part of Kashmir. This week’s standoff between India and Pakistan is their latest in a long dispute over the divided Himalayan region of Kashmir, dating back to their independence in 1947. (Pakistan military via AP, File) less FILE - This image taken from video released by Pakistan's military, shows what they claim to be an Indian pilot who was captured after his plane was shot down by Pakistan's Air Force in the country's part of ... more Photo: Pakistan Military, AP Photo: Pakistan Military, AP Image 1 of / 18 Caption … [Read more...] about Rival Pakistan-India standoff latest in long Kashmir dispute
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By Andrew Korybko Published: February 28, 2019 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email The movie abruptly transformed into real life after New Delhi forgot that military stunts have real world consequences. In the early hours of February 26, 2019, India thought that it pulled off an infowar coup by pretending to have carried out a ‘surgical strike’ against 200 to 300 Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) fighters in Pakistan. However, this vote-grabbing stunt by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi completely backfired on him after Pakistan turned this latest Bollywood flick into a reality by defending its airspace and downing two Indian MiG planes that violated the Line of Control (LoC). The movie that came to life The hottest Bollywood flick in the world right now is ‘Surgical Strike 2.0’, which is a big-budget and high-stakes sequel to its predecessor that India claims to have carried out in 2016, that too with no evidence either. The author wrote about this in his … [Read more...] about Lights, camera, action: India’s ‘Surgical Strike 2.0’ crashes at Pakistan’s ‘box office’
By Imad Zafar Published: February 26, 2019 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email Pakistan denies India’s claims and has stated that there were no casualties or damage caused and that India’s mission had failed because PAF had intervened and foiled the attack. Today, Indian fighter jets violated the Line of Control (LoC) and entered the Pakistani air space, albeit for a few minutes. This incident has further raised the tension between both the countries in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack. Both countries are showing their citizens different pictures of the air attack and overall the situation seems confusing. Indian Air Force violated Line of Control. Pakistan Air Force immediately scrambled. Indian aircrafts gone back. Details to follow. — Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) February 25, 2019 The Indian side maintains that it successfully destroyed the training camps of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) during the operation. According to the Indian Foreign Secretary … [Read more...] about #BalakotAttack: Should Pakistan strike back?
Emily Schmall, Associated Press Updated 8:47 am PST, Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is hugged by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, back to camera, as he receives him at the airport in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Feb.19, 2019. Prince Mohammed arrived in India after visiting Pakistan, which New Delhi blames for a suicide bombing attack last week that killed at least 40 Indian soldiers in disputed Kashmir. less Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is hugged by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, back to camera, as he receives him at the airport in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Feb.19, 2019. Prince Mohammed ... more Photo: Manish Swarup, AP Photo: Manish Swarup, AP Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 Saudi Arabia's Crown … [Read more...] about Saudi Crown Prince arrives in India amid row with Pakistan
By Adam Garrie Published: February 19, 2019 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email Members of Iranian revolutionary guards corps (IRGC) attend the funeral of fellow guards, who were killed in a suicide attack, in southeastern city of Isfahan on February 16, 2019. PHOTO: AFP Hours before a plane carrying Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince and de-facto ruler Mohammad bin Salman (MBS), along with a Saudi delegation of 200 men, landed in Islamabad, Iran formally summoned Pakistan’s ambassador in Tehran. According to Iran, the summoning of Pakistan’s ambassador had nothing to do with MBS’ visit to Pakistan, during which Imran Khan’s PTI government looks to secure lucrative investment deals with the cash-rich Kingdom. Instead, Iran claims that the summoning was due to a suicide terror attack in the south-eastern Iranian hinterlands between the cities of Zahedan and Khash, which took the lives of around 30 elite Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) members, while … [Read more...] about Influenced by India, is Iran projecting its anti-Saudi frustrations onto Pakistan?