Feature Stories

Mumbai Tragedy: It’s Time To Stop The Blame Game

By Sameera Aziz (Saudi Gazette) NO one can deny the barbarism of the act of terror in Mumbai. My heart and prayers go out to all those who lost their loved ones and those who sustained injuries. However, this heartless act of terror raises other issues which need to be handled with caution. It is, for example, painful for Pakistanis ...

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Pak PM’s Words Twisted, Claim Community Leaders

By Sameera Aziz (Saudi Gazette) JEDDAH – Political supporters of Pakistan in the Kingdom are doubtful about statements in the media saying that Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asked Pakistani Premier Yousuf Raza Gilani to send the Director General of the Inter-Services Intelligence Lt. Gen. Shuja Pasha to India in order to exchange information in the aftermath of terror attacks ...

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An Impolite Act With A Moral

By Sameera Aziz (Saudi Gazette) AT times, some deeds are literally wrong, yet they gain much favor. The unscripted moment at the valedictory visit of President Bush to Iraq falls into this category. An Iraqi journalist hurled his shoes at the president and denounced him on live television as a ‘dog’ who delivered death and sorrow to Iraq during the ...

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It’s Just Not Cricket – Expats

By Sameera Aziz (Saudi Gazette) JEDDAH – With the Indian government canceling its cricket tour to Pakistan in the wake of terrorist attacks in Mumbai, cricket loving expatriates from India and Pakistan have expressed their displeasure over the decision. “This is going to destroy the beauty of the game. We are very sorry to hear the decision,” said Hassan Kabir, ...

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