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The rise of ISIS in Syria and Iraq is being closely watched by policy-makers across the Middle East. Here in the Gulf region political and religious leaders have at some times been muted in their response to the militant threat. But, recently criticism is building against the group. ISIS is also proving itself something that often uneasy bedfellows in the region can bond over. CTW commentator and regular contributor Abdulkhaleq Abdulla discusses the rise of ISIS and how the group is being viewed.
Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif is pushing back against the throngs of angry protesters demanding he step down.
Sharif rallied his supporters in parliament earlier on Tuesday, a likely sign he doesn't plan to leave office anytime soon.
But the protesters seem just as determined to force the Prime Minister out as he is to remain in power.
One of the protest leaders calling for his resignation is the cleric Tahir ul-Qadri. He's calling for a revolution in Pakistan.