OIC moot: No, Pakistani flag was not removed and Pakistan, Turkey & Qatar did not boycott

Social media is abuzz with the recently held Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) Foreign Minister moot. Participation of Indian foreign minister led to Pakistani foreign minister skipping the moot which has paved way for all sorts of rumors. In this post, we are debunking the fake news being spread on the social networking websites including WhatsApp. Lie number 1: Pakistan's flag was removed from the OIC Above and several other tweets suggest that Pakistan's flag was rem

No, Pakistani defence minister did not say Pak could not respond to India due to dark

Indian media has been reporting that Pakistan Defence Minister Pervez Khattak yesterday in his press conference stated that Pakistan could not responding to Indian airstrike because it was dark. How true is this claim? Pervez Khattak did mention the inability of forces because it was dark but it was in a whole different context. His exact statement (translated from Urdu): "The attack occurred in the morning and Indian forces came 4-5 kilometers inside Pakistan and fired bomb.

Did CIA issue Certificate of Appreciation to PMLN's Musadik Malik?

Since last couple of days there have been reports doing rounds on the internet and the WhatsApp that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's spokesperson and Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) stalwart Dr. Musadiq Malik was issued a certificate of appreciation by the United States of America's Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) for his services to the agency. Publications like the Express Tribune, the Daily Pakistan and the Times of Islamabad also attributed to a lady that the senato

Hamid Mir played a fake video of Donald Trump on his show | FactNama

Senior journalist and host of current affairs show Capital Talk, Hamid Mir aired a fake clip of Donald Trump and Pope Francis. Hamid Mir not only aired the clip but also called Pope Francis as Pope John Paul. Watch the video: #HamidMir #DonaldTrump #PopeFrancis #FakeVideo #Fakenews #factcheck #Pakistan

Is the US going to announce further actions against Pakistan in next 24-48 hours? | FactNama

Pakistani and Indian media both reported that White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders in her press briefing announced that further actions against Pakistan will be announced in 24-48 days. Links of some of the news: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1599348/1-white-house-announce-specific-actions-pakistan-within-days/ http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/pakistan-says-us-accusations-have-undermined-trust/story-tNWBD4GoZT8Y94lIkimoqK.html https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/263913-

Did Nawaz Sharif kiss the hand of Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman? | FactNama

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's leader Imran Ismail shared a photo of ex-PM Nawaz Sharif kissing the hand of Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman. But the photo shared by Imran Ismail was photoshopped. The original photo was first shared by Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz on her Twitter on April 13, 2016. Original photo shows Nawaz Sharif kissing the hand of his mother. Imran Ismail has since deleted his tweet. #fakenews #factcheck #MaryamNawaz #NawazSharif #SaudiCrownPrinc

Did Saudi King really deny an asylum to ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif? | FactNama

An alleged letter from the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Foreign Affairs addressed to ex-Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif surfaced on social media suggesting that Mr. Sharif had applied for an asylum with the Kingdom. Here is the letter: The letter is fake. Examination of the letter reveals that the letter is written on behalf of the late King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz. King Abdullah died on January 23, 2015 while the letter above is dated November 25, 2017. FAKE. #FakeNews