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[5 Aug 2011 | 17 Comments | ]
Rebuilding the Caliphate, One Letter at a Time

Between June 3 and June 26, one woman sent Newsline four distinct letters promoting the idea of the revival of an Islamic caliphate as the solution to Pakistan’s problems.

News & Politics »

[5 Aug 2011 | 16 Comments | ]
Hizb ut-Tahrir in Pakistan

Unlike usual revolutionary movements, HuT aims to bring change through the military because it is well aware that the military is the strongest institution in Pakistan.

Society »

[5 Aug 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Two Fragrant Launches on Karachi’s Retail Scene

Scentsation has a new location in Karachi, while Dunhill’s new fragrance for men, Dunhill Custom, hit the local market.

News & Politics, Opinion, Viewpoint »

[5 Aug 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Rupert Murdoch and the Future of News International

More newspapers will likely be released from the mogul’s grip, while his television stations remain. Whatever goes, though, will be greeted with the slogan: “Good riddance!”

Business »

[4 Aug 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Xbox Games, 24 and Thor: Why We Need to Counterbalance Pakistan’s Image

Why the co-owner of t-shirt brand Uth Oye! feels that “we haven’t done a good enough job of promoting a feasible image of ourselves as a country.”

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[4 Aug 2011 | Comments Off | ]
This is Saudi Arabia: Shaping Change through Art

Young Saudi artists are challenging the sexist norms that define their homeland using the medium they know best.

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[3 Aug 2011 | Comments Off | ]
How the Pakistan Government is Fuelling a Paranoid ‘America Complex.’

Petty actions by Islamabad show nothing more or less than a government that is willing to sacrifice long-term stability to score short-term points.

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[3 Aug 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Newsline’s Cover for August 2011

In this month’s cover story, you’ll find a dramatic and thoughtful look at the violence that is ripping Karachi asunder.