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‘No one will be allowed to turn Kashmir into another Palestine’

Iranian Parliament speaker congratulates new Pakistani counterpart

Nasir Jamshed handed 10-year ban in PSL2 spot-fixing case

Prosecutor in Chilean sex abuse scandal targets bishops

Why Shehbaz may not serve as the opposition leader?

Prime Minister Imran Khan: PTI chairman sworn in as 22nd premier of Pakistan

Allah his witness: ‘Ruthless accountability on the way’

How China is backing Turkey against US bullying ?

Usman Buzdar: The new CM of Punjab

UAE hits out at Qatar’s pledge to invest in Turkey

PTI wins its first round

Non-bailable arrest warrants issued for Zardari in money laundering case

People of Baltistan, Ismailis dismayed by retired general’s malicious allegations

Imran Khan elected 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

FO rejects charges Pakistanis aided Taliban in Ghazni

Chinese bombers likely training for US strikes: Pentagon

Frenemies for life: The downward trajectory of US–Pakistan relations

21st prime minister of Pakistan to be elected today

India flood toll jumps to 106, nearly 150,000 homeless: officials

UN experts call for release of top Bahraini campaigner Nabeel Rajab

Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away

Saudi neighbours accuse Riyadh of politicising Hajj pilgrimage

Pak-origin Mehreen Faruqi becomes Australia's first female Muslim senator

Pervaiz Elahi elected Punjab Assembly speaker

PTI plans to implement MTI Act across country

Imran Khan: Pakistan’s Jack Kennedy

Not allowed to offer prayer in mosque: Nawaz

Khan's chrisma: Modi softens rhetoric, calls for embracing Kashmiris

Radioactive sheep said to prove Israel illegally tested nuclear weapons

Saudi authorities arrest Sheikh Nasser Al-Omar in Mecca

48 killed in bomb explosion in Shia neighborhood of Afghan capital

Challenges in revamping the education system

Pakistan thrashed 3-0 by Vietnam on international return

Lira crisis and ‘collateral currency damage’ to other countries

PTI's Asad Qaiser sworn in as NA speaker amid opposition ruckus

In partnership of Russia, China and Pakistan, India can be the biggest loser: Global Times

Third Saudi contact with Imran in a week : Is Saudia afraid of Pakistan's tilt towards Iran?

Tightening the noose: Would Zardari meet the same fate of Nawaz Sharif?

Anti-terror financing compliance review of Pakistan to conclude tomorrow

Saudi dissident preacher dies ‘after torture’ in regime prison: Report

Russian foreign minister says dollar's days numbered as global currency

US and Taliban again bypass Pakistan for their talks in Doha

Pakistan's Imran Khan voices support for Erdogan, people of Turkey

Imran borrows waistcoat from NA employee for card picture

Pakistan-Iran relations may be strengthened thru film industry cooperation

What does the future hold for Muslim Uighurs of China?

Suspense over the name of CM Punjab continues

Iran to celebrate Pakistan's independence day for 10 days : Supreme Leader

Pakistan celebrates 71st Independence Day

Coordinated’ Pakistan ready for Asian Games challenge

Cajoling Khan: 'Will always be at forefront to help Pakistan', king Salman tells Imran

'No war, no negotiations with the US,' says Iran's supreme leader

Pieces of US-made bomb found at site of Saudi raid on Yemeni school bus: Report

German minister: US cannot tell us with whom we can do business

US further sidelines Pakistan in Afghanistan peace efforts

Yemen war challenges Saudi moral authority

The inside story of Imran's meeting with Atif Khan, KP CM-designate

How will the PML-N cope with life on the opposition benches?

329 MNAs take oath as 15th National Assembly is born

Announcement of federal cabinet delayed again as talks between Bushra Maneka, matka remain inconclusive

Zilhaj moon sighted, Eidul Azha on August 22

EU calls on Saudis to clarify women rights activists' detentions

Pakistanis shocked over Foreign Office uncalled for support to Saudi Kingdom against Canada

Why Takht-e-Lahore fell

Would PTI frame a Russia focused foreign policy?

An overt message to US : Pakistan's Military officers to get training in Russia

What should be new govt’s priorities in Middle East?

PTI 'Chaiwala' MNA-elect turns out to be millionaire

US senators 'concerned' over possible IMF loan to Pakistan

Iran slams US for 'bullying' Turkey

Israeli minister urges assassination of Hamas leaders

Turkey’s lira crisis: How bad can it get?

‘Sharif in no mood to mend fences’

Saudi Arabia and Iran woo incoming Pakistani prime minister

Sit-in by Muslims against Chinese govt’s plan to demolish mosque

In comes Imran: can a bowler bat?

US cuts military training programmes with Pakistan as Trump cracks down

Shahzaib Hasan’s ban extended to four years

HEC Suspends 400+ MPhil and PhD Programs in Pakistan

Maulana Fazlur Rehman’s address causes outrage in Pakistan

Who controlled RTS, how it collapsed and who benefitted?

FM: Iran wants to restore relations with Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain

Pakistan to pursue economic ties with Iran despite US sanctions

Afghan-trained high profile terrorist commander involved in school attacks

UAE aircraft took part in Israeli air raids on Gaza, journalist claims

Is Mehmood Khan’s nomination as CM a first sign of Imran’s compromise?

Cosying up Imran Khan: Saudi-backed IsDB ready to help Imran-led govt with $4 billion loan

Pakistan sides with Saudi Arabia in diplomatic spat with Canada

Serious war crimes: Saudi-led air strike on bus kills 50 including 29 children

Partition could have been averted by making Jinnah the PM of undivided India: Dalai Lama

PTI's Sonia Ali loses Punjab Assembly seat to PML-N candidate by 17 votes in PP-123 recount

Pakistani student bagged Bronze medal at International Chemistry Olympiad

Pakistan rejects US statement against CPEC and China

Video exposed Sex relations between Saudi Royal family and Israeli officers

Daesh remains key concern in Russian security dialogue with Pakistan

US courts India while ditches Pakistan

Multiple diplomatic spats raise questions about Saudi concept of sovereignty

Punjab CM: Imran keeping cards close to his chest

Yemeni forces target Saudi Arabia's Jizan Industrial City with ballistic missile

Israeli minister says Iran should 'disappear' from world

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Doubts if Saudis can replace lost Iranian barrels

1397/4/19 | 20:45
  Indications are growing that show the US cannot rely on Saudi Arabia for too long to make up for the missing Iranian oil supplies once American sanctions are re-imposed against the country. Reuters in a report quoted estimates by the International Energy Agency (IEA) as showing that Saudi Arabia would have to pump an extra volume of at least 1 million barrels per day (bpd). The report added that the kingdom had sufficient spare capacity to fill the gap created as a lack of supplies from Iran. However, it warned that this would leave ...

Iran launches secondary currency market

1397/4/14 | 20:45
  Iran’s top banker says a secondary currency market meant to ease tensions around the prices of the US dollar has started to work. Valiollah Seif, the governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), said the second currency market would enable “minor importers” to buy their required dollars from exporters of certain non-oil products. Seif emphasized that the price of the dollar would be set according to the supply and demand balance in the market. He added that the CBI would allow 20 percent of dollars provided from exports of certain ...

Qatar replacing UAE as hawala trade hub for Iran

1397/2/4 | 20:45
Iran will use Qatar to facilitate payment orders in foreign currencies, phasing out such operations in Dubai where restrictions imposed by the UAE government are making financial transactions difficult. “Several Iranian banks have opened accounts with Qatar National Bank, through which the transactions of payment orders in foreign currencies will be carried out,” Fars news agency reported Tuesday, citing what it described as a senior official at the Central Bank of Iran. “Due to the difficulties that have arisen with Dubai for foreign ...

‘Trump unaware of economic ties China can have with Iran, Russia’

1397/2/1 | 20:45
  US President Donald Trump is oblivious to the fact that China can have “alternative economic” ties with Iran and Russia, says a political analyst. Scott Bennett made the remarks in an interview with Press TV when asked about a trade war with China initiated by the Trump administration and the repercussions it might have. “China, of course, will increasingly set up economic relationships with Russia and Iran, similar to the Iranian-Chinese nuclear discussions that are going on,” Bennett said. “So there are alternative economic ...

Saudi private sector warns of bankruptcy due to increased taxes

1396/12/7 | 20:45
  Fees charged to foreign workers in Saudi Arabia could have serious repercussions and lead to some going bankrupt, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry said in a complaint filed at the Ministry of Labour.   In a letter to the Minister of Labour and Social Development, Ali Bin Nasser Afis, the Chamber of Commerce said it had received many complaints from businessmen and companies saying the application of levies on foreign workers will have a serious impact on the private sector in general, especially Small and Medium Enterprises.   A ...

Iran and Qatar launch joint chamber of commerce

1396/12/2 | 20:45
  Iran and Qatar joint chamber of commerce launched in Iran's Chamber by holding founding board meeting. Director General for Arab-African states in international department of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mine and Agriculture Shahram Khasipour said on Sunday that Iran and Qatar joint chamber of commerce launched in Iran’s Chamber by holding founding board meeting. He said that trade exchanges volume between the two countries in the past nine months exceeded 200 million dollars. Although this figure shows increase in comparison ...

3 officials of Swiss-French firm accused of financing Daesh in Syria

1396/9/13 | 20:45
Three top managers of the Swiss-French industrial company LafargeHolcim have been accused of indirectly financing the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group through the company’s activities in war-ravaged Syria, judicial sources say.   The trio, arrested in Paris on Wednesday, was charged on Friday with paying the terror outfit and other foreign-backed militant groups through a middleman in an attempt to allow the company's plant in Jalabiyah in northern Syria to continue to operate, said a Paris judicial source, speaking on condition of anonymity.   The ...

Report: 64,000 Saudis joined labour market within two months

1396/9/10 | 20:45
The Saudi Ministry of Labour said more than 64,000 Saudi men and women joined the labour market during the months of September and October, 2017.   The ministry said in a statement on Wednesday that the number of Saudis in the labour market amounted to 1.949 million Saudis by the end of October compared with 1.844 million in September.   According to the ministry, 33,000 Saudi women and 31,000 Saudi men joined the labour market during the aforementioned period.   The Kingdom aims through its National Transformation plan, ...

Report: Saudi Arabia deficit reaches $32.4bn

1396/8/30 | 20:45
Saudi Arabia’s budget deficit has reached $32.4 billion in the first nine months of the current year, a new report released by the Kingdom’s finance ministry revealed.   According to the report, since the beginning of 2017, financial revenues have increased by 23 per cent to reach 450.1 billion riyals ($120 billion) compared to the same period of the previous year, while expenditure increased by 0.4 per cent to reach 571.6 billion riyals ($152.4 billion).   According to the ministry’s figures, the deficit fell by 40 per cent ...

Leak: UAE planned financial war against Qatar

1396/8/21 | 20:45
  The United Arab Emirates planned to wage a financial war against fellow GCC member state Qatar by targeting the country’s currency “using bonds and derivatives manipulation”, the Intercept reported yesterday.   The site said the warfare plan was obtained from the task folder in the email account of the UAE Ambassador to the United States, Yousef Al Otaiba.   According to the Intercept, the plan was devised by Luxembourg’s private Banque Havilland which is owned by the family of controversial British financier David ...