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Sarmad Iqbal is a Pakistani writer, blogger and student who has a penchant for reading, writing, learning languages, and studying cultures, religions and geo-political affairs. His articles have been published in Pakistan's The Nation newspaper, Dunya Blogs, ARY Blogs, Parhlo, the Times of Israel and the Jerusalem Post, in the Armenian Weekly and also in American Comeback magazine. He can be reached on Twitter: @sarmadiqbal7.

ARTICLES BY: Sarmad Iqbal


September 7, 2017 2:11 pm
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Common Words Between Hebrew and Urdu

Shalom chaverim sheli ("Hello my friends"): I was so happy with the overwhelmingly positive response that my previous article, “A Pakistani Lover of Hebrew,” garnered. I want to express my...

August 6, 2017 10:38 pm
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A Pakistani Lover of Hebrew

Despite the fact that my country -- Pakistan -- doesn’t have any diplomatic relations with Israel, and despite the ubiquitous antisemitism in Pakistan, I have...

Features

Feeding Body and Soul: Terror Victims Get Servings of Food (and Hope)

JNS.org - Try spending $60,000 for chicken, $31,000 for wine, $15,800 for eggs, and...

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay

JNS.org - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

World

Pompeo Becomes US Secretary of State as Iran, North Korea Issues Await

The US Senate confirmed Mike Pompeo as President Donald Trump's secretary of state on Thursday, putting the former CIA director in a pivotal role to handle US foreign policy challenges such as...

Israel

Nine Teenagers Dead, One Missing in Southern Israel Flash Flood

At least nine teenage seminary students died after they were swept away by a flash flood in the Negev Desert in southern Israel on Thursday, an ambulance service said. Military helicopters and search...

Middle East

Israeli UN Envoy Exposes Iranian Military Base Near Syrian Capital

In an address to the Security Council on Thursday, Israeli UN envoy Danny Danon revealed new information about Iran’s military activities in Syria. Presenting an aerial image of what he called...

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