Japan Lifts Nuclear Sanctions on Iran

Japan on Friday lifted sanctions on Iran, falling in line with major world powers after the United Nations atomic energy agency confirmed last weekend...

India to deepen ties with Syria

India hopes to widen engagement with battle-torn Syria in key areas of counter-terrorism, including a strong intelligence sharing mechanism, to counter the threat posed...

Chinese President calls for East Jerusalem as Palestine’s capital

On Thursday, China's President Xi Jingping called for a Palestinian state within the pre-1967 borders with east Jerusalem as its capital. "China supports the peaceful...

Anti-Saudi protest held in Sydney

The execution of Nimr al-Nimr by the Saudi regime set a trigger that forever changed Saudi-Iranian relations. Although the Shi'ite cleric was not Iranian,...

Australian politician detained in Los Angeles airport

A Pakistani-born member of an Australian State government was set and aside and questioned by US immigration officials asking how she was issued an...

Pakistani boy cuts off own hand after blasphemy mistake: police

A 15-year-old Pakistani boy cut off his own hand believing he had committed blasphemy, only to be celebrated by his parents and neighbours for...

Update from terrorist attack in Jakarta, Indonesia

With Al-Masdar being one of the first media outlets to report on the terrorist attack in Indonesia, further information has come out. It is known...

Saudi FM welcomed to Islamabad with protests

Yesterday, the Saudi Foreign Minister, Adel bin Ahmed al Jubeir, arrived in Islamabad to brief Pakistan’s civil and military leadership about the purpose of...

Protests in Karachi against Nimr execution

Yesterday dozens of Liberal activists have rallied in front of the Saudi Consulate in Karachi Pakistan, to denounce the execution of prominent Shi'ite cleric,...

Breaking: Explosions in Indonesia

(Graphic Images) The British Broadcasting Company have just reported that a number of explosions have been set off in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta. An explosion...