News Insights: July 19, 2021


Here is the summary of news across the globe

South Asia

On Sunday, Sher Bahadur Deuba, Nepal’s new Prime Minister, received a vote of confidence in parliament, just days after the Supreme Court reinstalled the legislature that had been dissolved in May. The 75-year-old, who has already served in the position four times. According to parliament speaker Agni Sapkota, Deuba received 165 votes, above the needed 136, with 83 votes against him.
Meanwhile, Pakistan’s Pm Imran Khan felicitates Nepali Pm Sher Bahadur Deuba on winning vote of confidence in parliament. PM KHAN vows to further strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.

Afghanistan Peace talks

On Sunday, the Afghan government and Taliban delegations issued a joint statement stating that they will meet again and that they have given orders to speed up their peace talks. “The two parties promised to continue conversations at a high level until a settlement is found,” stated the two delegations of negotiators, who have been in Doha since Saturday. Meanwhile, both sides are engaged in fights across the country.

Middle East

On Sunday, Israeli police and Palestinians clashed at Al Aqsa mosque over Jewish visitors to the compound, which is revered in Judaism as the location of two destroyed Biblical temples. There were no major injuries recorded in what police described as early-day stone-throwing by several Palestinian youths, who were eventually dispersed. Meanwhile, Israeli forces entered the Al-Aqsa mosque and violated the sanctity of the mosque. Pakistan strongly condemned the illegal action of occupying forces.

There is little reason for Palestinians who lost loved ones in the Gaza Hamas battle with Israel two months ago to rejoice over the forthcoming Muslim holiday of Eid Al-Adha. The Feast of Sacrifice celebrates the prophet Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son to prove his devotion to God for the believers. The sacrifice upholds the spirit of following Gods commandments and also depicts the importance of sacrificial spirit in day to day life activities


Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says U.S. Mission in Afghanistan is not logical completion but a failure only. Similarly, Russian foreign ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova notes that over the 20 years of U.S. Presence in Afghanistan it had never reported about its actions in that country to the United Nations Security Council despite various requests by body.


Pakistan’s Pm Imran Khan says Indian Failed efforts to change demography of the Occupied Kashmir Territory is a war crime under Geneva conventions. He cautions that the Indian government under the influence of RSS is following Hindu supremacist policy. Meanwhile, Kashmiri across the world are observing accession to Pakistan day today with firm determination to continue their struggle for liberation from Indian shackles.


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