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Is it true that non-Muslims are given more US visas than Muslims in muslim majority countries?

The Different Sides 🇵🇰 by Peter Sentenello At 10:15 in the above YouTube video, a local resident in Islamabad, Pakistan is saying that the rate of Pakistani Christians obtaining US visas is higher ...
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Did Pakistan shoot down an Indian Su-30 in 2019?

As of 2021 Radio Pakistan still claimed that in the 2019 shootout with India they shot down two IAF aircraft, a MiG-21 and a SU-30 PAF had shot down two Indian fighter jets namely MiG-21 and Su-30 ...
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Did Pakistan make a broader request than what the US has granted in the $450 million F-16 package?

Some US sources cited in Pakistani media claim Pakistan might have requested/wanted more that it got in the recent $450 million package Daniel Markey, a senior adviser on South Asia to the Washington-...
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Was one-third of Pakistan flooded in August 2022?

An Aug. 30, 2022 NBC article says: A third of Pakistan is underwater as deadly floods leave desperate residents facing 'doomsday' The article later attributes the one third claim to a tweet from ...
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Did the Pakistan intelligence director take part in prayers led by a Taliban leader?

According to a 21st August 2021 article by (the not so reliable) republicworld, Pakistan's ISI Chief Faiz Hameed Spotted Offering Prayers With Taliban's Mullah Baradar [...] Recently, visuals of ISI ...
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Was the Chinese ship Da Cui Yun carrying materials for building WMD?

Chinese ship carrying suspected cargo to Pakistan allowed to leave, equipment held back DRDO confirms Chinese ship India stopped was carrying nuclear-capable equipment to Pakistan The above article ...
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Did Pakistan supply any military aid to Azerbaijan during the second Karabakh war?

Pakistani troops fighting in Azerbaijan against Armenia, says report Pakistani troops fighting in Azerbaijan against Armenia, says report According to the above links, Pakistan sent soldiers to fight ...
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Is Iraq buying JF-17 Block-3 aircraft from Pakistan/China?

Is Iraq buying JF-17 aircraft? Iraq orders 12 JF-17 fighter jets from Pakistan In recent developments, Iraq has decided to purchase 12 JF-17 Thunder Block III fighter jets from Pakistan. According ...
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Is Argentina buying JF-17 Block-3 aircraft from Pakistan/China?

Is Argentina buying JF-17 aircraft? Governo argentino reserva US$ 664 milhões para compra de caças JF-17 Thunder em 2022 According to the Aviacionline website, the draft budget for the fiscal year ...
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Have 200+ Pakistani military personnel been killed in the past 6 months by "insurgents crossing the border"?

In an Aug 12 story, AP reported the claims of some Pakistani officials that Pakistan has its own concerns, accusing Afghanistan of harboring militants opposed to the Islamabad government. Pakistani ...
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Do "all" present-day Subcontinental Muslims have a "Hindu" ancestry?

Indian Muslims have Hindu ancestry: Subramanian Swamy RSS may remind Muslims of their Hindu ancestry I think by "Hindu" the interviewee referred to religion, not the gene. I think, he tried ...
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Did Mohammad Ali Jinnah in 1945 say, “Muslims who are opposing Pakistan will spend the rest of their lives proving loyalty to India”?

Check this link Did Mohammad Ali Jinnah in 1945 say, “Muslims who are opposing Pakistan will spend the rest of their lives proving loyalty to India”?
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Did India plan to get Pakistan's nuclear facility destroyed by Israel in the mid-'80s?

A 2010 article by Shahid R. Siddiqi in Dawn (a major Pakistani English newspaper) states: After successfully destroying the Iraqi nuclear reactor in 1981, Israelis planned a similar attack on ...
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Did Pakistan lose each and every war it fought with India from 1947 to 1999?

The speaker in this video says that: The Pakistani army has lost every war it's fought with India from the original war in 1947 until the latest war in 1999 ... This is a recurring narrative that ...
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Was Kulbhushan Jadhav an Indian spy working for RAW?

On 3 March 2016, Pakistani security forces arrested an Indian person from Pakistan's restive Baluchistan province. They also recovered an ID and a passport from him. The ID said he was a "serving ...
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Did Pakistan ask China to invade India and vice versa in 1962 and in 1999?

I was watching this widely seen (Urdu) video, Pakistani journalist Imran Khan claims: In 1962: China invited Pakistan to invade India (as China attacked India). The USA assured Pakistan that they ...
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Was the 1971 Pakistani surrender in Bangladesh the first public surrender in history?

In 1971 India invaded east Pakistan, which ended in the "public surrender" of the Pakistani military on the 16th of December, and modern day Bangladesh is the result. Many of the articles and videos ...
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Did India shoot down any Pakistani F-16 on 27th February 2019?

According to DG ISPR of the Military of Pakistan, Gen. Asif Gafoor, on 27th February 2019, Pakistan Air Force's jets engaged IAF's jets and "shot down two IAF jets". On the same day, India claimed ...
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Was the debris of a missile presented by India authentic?

In February 2019, Indian officials presented the alleged wreckage of an AIM-120C5 AMRAAM missile as evidence that Pakistan used an F-16 in the shooting down of IAF jets (as only an F-16 could fire ...
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Did Pakistan ever request China to market JF-17s to Bangladesh?

Pakistan requests JF-17 sale to Bangladesh BDMiIitary.com learnt that the Pakistani authorities have requested their Chinese partners to sell JF-17 Thunder light combat aircraft to the Bangladesh ...
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Did the Bush Administration threaten in 2006 to bomb Pakistan 'back to the stone age'?

Bush threatened to bomb Pakistan, says Musharraf (The Guardian, 22 Sep 2006) "The intelligence director told me that (Mr. Armitage) said, 'Be prepared to be bombed. Be prepared to go back to the ...
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Did India conduct a fake military strike across the Western border in 2016?

On 29 September 2016 Indian government claimed that they conducted a 'Surgical Strike' (military operation) across the Western border with Pakistan. Pakistan military rejected the claim ...
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Did Pakistan military and allies rape 200-400 thousand women during the 1971 war?

A 2016 article from the Indian Express, When raped women and war babies paid the price of a new nation, refers to the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 and states: An official estimate of 200,000 to 400,...
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Is Pakistan Military behind the deposition of former PM Nawaz Sharif?

When Pakistan's former PM Nawaz Sharif was declared incompetent to carry on as a PM because of telling lies and doing corruptions, he indirectly accused Pakistan Military and Judiciary's nexus behind ...
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Does India finance terrorists in Pakistan?

On February 2014, India's 5th national security advisor Ajit Doval was seen giving away speech in Sastra University saying that: ... India needs to go into the 'offensive-defensive' mode when ...
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Was the deposed Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif working for India? [closed]

The former PM of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, who was banned from Politics for life by the Supreme Court of Pakistan is widely alleged as a guy who was working to uphold Indian interest in Pakistan. “...
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Did Pakistan supply an F-16 fighter jet to China for reverse engineering?

According to Bharat Karnad, in an opinion published in the Hindustan Times in 2017: PAF long ago passed on an F-16 to China for its aircraft designers to study and to reverse engineer many of its ...
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Were there Christians trapped in the burning a Mardan church?

This was shared on my Facebook feed claiming that Christians were trapped in the church. Pakistan: Muslims burned Church While Christians were trapped inside - Hundreds of Muslims celebrate the ...
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Is Pakistan or China funding and assisting terrorist insurgents in Afghanistan?

According to Amrullah Saleh, Afghan State Minister for Security Reforms: we are fighting a terrorist group sponsored and assisted by a nuclear state sitting next to us Afghanistan has borders with ...
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Did Ratan Tata rebuff an Indian minister asking him to meet with Pakistani businessmen?

Ratan Tata is an Indian businessman, and the former chairman of the Tata Group. A viral post on Facebook applauds him for refusing to meet with two Pakistani industrialists wanting to do business with ...
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Can a car run on water? As per this experiment [duplicate]

The Agha Waqar's car that ran on water was a great news for a long time. Where a Pakistan based inventor invented a car that got all the power from water. He was using a water kit to get the energy. ...
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Do Punjab Board of Pakistan textbooks contain hate speech against non muslims?

For example as claimed here, A study by the National Commission for Justice and Peace (NCJP) on all ages of state textbooks in Punjab revealed that the instances of hate-speech and indoctrination ...
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Can the Taliban detect drone targets with a camcorder?

The New York Times today published an article in which senior Taliban commander Wali ur-Rehman claims the Taliban now uses camcorders to scan cars and other potential drone targets. Mr. Rehman ...
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Was Pakistani President, General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, assassinated?

There is a general conception in Pakistan that late General Zia was eliminated by Americans in a mysterious plane crash in August 17, 1988: The plane went down and then up and eventually hit the ...
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