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Malik Ayub Sumbal is Senior Broadcaster, Political Commentator, and Media Consultant. Malik has been associated with world-leading media outlets and news channels. He has more than 18 years of experience while working on key editorial positions. Malik was President at the Consortium for Press Freedom (CPF), a leading organization working for the Press Freedom and Free Speech around the world.

Iran and Gulf States to form Naval Alliance for Regional Stability

Iran’s navy commander Shahram Irani announced that Iran, along with Saudi Arabia and three other Gulf states, plans to form a naval alliance. The alliance aims to promote regional security and cooperation, and Iran has been working on improving its strained ties with Gulf Arab states. The US has an aggressive foreign policy in the …

US faces setback as Iran and Saudi Arabia restore ties

In a surprising turn of events, Saudi Arabia and Iran have agreed to reopen their embassies making a major setback to the US divide-and-rule policy for the Middle East. This marks a significant move in relations between the two regional rivals, which suspended diplomatic ties in 2016 after a series of conflicts. The deal was …

The Ukraine War One Year On—The Price Paid by a Proxy

On February 24, Ukraine and the world marked one year since the start of the Russia-Ukraine war, which has remained inconclusive so far. Even though President Zelensky made an impassionate speech commemorating the martyrs and the spirit of his countrymen, it is accepted the world over that Russia is not going to give up its …

Joe Biden’s Nuclear War Warning the Latest Propaganda Against Russia

Since the beginning of the Russian military action in Ukraine in February 2022, the United States and Europe are being exposed on a daily basis for their blatant propaganda tactics. The most recent of these is the Russian nuclear attack bluff which not even those with the wildest imagination can buy into. But before coming to …

Punjab’s Arazi Record Centers (ARCs) – Another Saga of Corruption

The World Bank-funded project has increased corruption instead of liberating citizens from the Patwari system. The Punjab Land Records Management and Information Systems Project was a revolutionary and ambitious project launched in 2012 with support from the World Bank. With the primary objective of computerizing the Punjab land records, it promised to bring the opaque, …

Long Live the King, but ‘Who Elected Him?’

In an event that made headlines across British media, King Charles III was heckled along with Camilla, Queen Consort, on Friday the 16th, while the two were touring Welsh in the run-up to Charles’s accession to the British throne. In fact, this was only the latest in a series of anti-monarchy events that have taken …

Nancy Pelosi’s dive into South Caucasus Diplomacy risks regional instability

US Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi visited Armenia on Friday, September 17, along with a Congressional delegation, at a time when the region is experiencing a churn of power dynamics and international alliances. Pelosi became the latest addition to the cauldron when she openly and directly blamed Azerbaijan for the recent clashes …

European Moves to Undermine Russia in the South Caucasus

Europe’s expanding interests in the South Caucasus while meddling in the relations between two former Soviet Union countries has Moscow justifiably perturbed as the new so-called “Peace Agreement” being pushed by Brussels is intended to undermine the 2020 Russia-brokered peace deal between Armenia and Azerbaijan. As Europe’s energy crisis becomes increasingly severe with the approaching …

Another Blow to the World’s Poor

‘We will fly our own private jets, but will deprive others even from their own private cars.’ This is the gist of a recent joint declaration made by a few of the world’s richest billionaires, who have earned the greater part of their wealth by polluting the earth with their huge carbon-emitting business and other …

Imran Niazi – The Revolutionary or a Fallen Pawn?

Imran Niazi, the former son-in-law of Sir James Michael Goldsmith and former Prime Minister of Pakistan, who is trying to bring about a revolution in Pakistan while his own two sons are being raised in the UK. If Mr. Niazi is to be believed, he is fighting against the corrupt elites of the country who have …