Saeed Shah

Saeed Shah

Reporter for The Wall Street Journal. Former Londoner. RTs are not an endorsement, all opinions my own.

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Arcuri said that when they got together they would both act out passages from Shakespeare. Quoting a scene in Twelfth Night, she said: “He was hilarious because he would read it. ‘Will you hoist sail sir?’ “

Activist Working Against Enforced Disappearances Goes Missing Himself in #Pakistan  via @nayadaurpk 

Police register ‘sedition’ case against protesting Sindh University students | The Express Tribune

Rajapaksa brothers return to top of Sri Lankan government after campaigning on promises of economic revival and better security

After Gotabaya #Rajapaksa  was elected President this weekend, his brother Mahinda sworn in today as Prime Minister, completing the family’s takeover of government in Sri Lanka. They campaigned on promises of economic revival and better security

@dhume ⁩: “The biggest beneficiary of this backsliding is China

Dar-Ul-Aman Official Says Orphan Girls Being ‘Misused’ To Fulfill Demands Of Govt Ministers via @nayadaurpk 

Court orders probe of transport project undertaken by Imran Khan's provincial govt: "to investigate the nexus between Pervez Khattak, the incumbent defence minister, Azam Khan, currently the principal secretary to the prime minister, amongst others"


Pakistani Taliban militants dominate a third of Karachi's area, we map it out @WSJ 

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“This government wants a selected judiciary, a selected media and a selected opposition,” said @BBhuttoZardari ⁩

#Saudi Arabia and the U.A.E. have offered #Pakistan  over $30 billion in loans and investment, as Prime Minister Imran Khan benefits from regional rivalries, postponing an #IMF  rescue package. #Qatar  could join the splurge. via

Pakistan’s July 2018 election: European Union chief election observer, Michael Gahler, presenting final report, says: “we cannot speak of a level playing field for sure”.

VITAL READING from jon_boone: Nawaz Sharif was ousted for trying to correct an "out of control" army

#Kashmir  is being handed over by India to Daesh,” said a person associated with a Pakistani militant group, using the Arabic name for Islamic State. “The youth are now not looking to the Pakistani militant groups. They are looking to al Qaeda and Daesh.”