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Hand in the hand of snake: Pak-Saudi ties moving from personal to strategic domain

Transgenders school in Faisalabad provides free education, technical training

Yemeni forces kill 123, capture 160 Saudi-led coalition mercenaries

Pakistanis among thousands killed in Saudi-imposed war on Yemen

Who has a better chance in polls?

Saudi World Cup team´s plane suffers mystery engine fire

Nadra's data breach: A well conceived plan for Pre-poll rigging

No end of honor killing : Another Teen girl shot dead for ‘honour’

Iran president rules out military approach to Yemen crisis

A surprise visit: Netanyahu meets Jordan's King Abdullah II

UK PM, Bin Salman Discuss Confronting Iran

Punjab CM Askari takes notice, demands report on bus hostess murder case

ECP should cancel registration of Rah-i-Haq Party – by Aamir Hussaini

UN Rejects Plan for Immediate Ceasefire in Yemen Port

31 killed in Nigeria suicide blasts

Reham claims PTI scared of her book's contents

Kabul library bus drives Afghan children to read

World Cup 2018: Mexico upset defending champs Germany 1-0

Has PTI closed her doors for Ch.Nisar Ali Khan?

Are Iran and Israel heading toward open warfare?

India should seriously consider 'limited war' with Pakistan: BJP leader

The end of Fazlullah

Did someone attempt to poison Kusloom Nawaz?

Messi misses penalty as Iceland hold out for draw

At least 26 dead in Afghanistan suicide attack during Eid ceasefire

Mullah Fazlullah: Ruthless TTP chief who green-lighted 2014 Peshawar carnage

Ronaldo hat-trick earns Portugal draw with Spain in thriller

Pakistan celebrates Eid with religious zeal and fervour

“Saudi Arabia must not purchase Russian S-400”; Washington threatens its ally with sanctions

State terrorism: India'Rising Kashmir editor-in-chief Shujaat Bukhari gunned down

Dynasties, old and new: How Imran Khan disappointed his workers?

UN on Kashmir: Would mere statement enough to stop Genocide of Kashmiris?

Shellshocked Spain face Portugal in early World Cup treat

Battling depression in educational institutes

Saudi-led warships doomed to destruction: Yemen’s Navy

Kulsoom Nawaz in Critical condition after Cardiac arrest: Maryam asks for prayers

Soccer diplomacy: Is Putin looking for a thaw between Iran and Saudi Arabia?

US drone strike reportedly kills senior TTP chief Mullah Fazlullah in Afghanistan

Fortifying speculations of death: Saudi crown prince absent from King Salman meeting with 24 princes

MWM Chief hosts Iftar party in honour of ambassadors of Muslim countries

UN agency hopes to win reprieve for Afghan refugees

'Man buries deceased father in brand-new BMW in Nigeria'

Eid-ul-Fitar likely on Saturday in Pakistan

Musharraf barred from contesting election

A book against Imran Khan: Is it a last weapon against PTI chief?

NA-247: A dictator, a mayor, an activist – who deserves Karachi’s hot seat?

Five Pakistani students graduate from South Asian University in New Delhi

Yemeni troops repel Saudi attack on Hudaydah port

Saudi Arabia ruined Morocco's World Cup bid, Moroccans say

Pakistan team seals series against Scottish kids

Complicity in War Crimes: UK Facilitating Suspicious Arms Flow to Saudi Arabia

Trump: Our rocket strike against Syria last year was a warning to China!

Did Nawaz deliberately asked Khawaja Haris to quit?

The withdrawal of UN and Red Cross forces from Hodiedah port in Yemen

Can election commission stop JuD offshoots to contest elections?

A Test of nerves for Afghanistan in debut against India

COMSATS Rector’s Research Paper Found Plagiarized Yet Again

Why Shouldn't Shiite leaders be a part of MMA?

Afghanistan peace: US gun on Pakistan shoulder

Trump, Kim end summit, but was the deal clearly worded?

Pakistan thrashes Scotland in first T20

The spy pigeons: Is India making it a laughing stock?

Azerbaijan envoy praises Pakistan Armys role for regional peace

Iran, China use their currencies for joint trade exchange

Will Pakistan's daughter Khadija Siddiqi ever find justice

What is up the sleeve of military establishment? – by Peja Mistry

A PTI candidate who defeated Nawaz on PPP ticket

Imran Khan: From political pariah to a potential PM

Can Scotland topple the No.1 T20 team?

Tit for Tat: Can PTI use Ch. Nisar against Nawaz in response to Reham Khan's book?

PIEAS Tops Pakistani Universities in QS Rankings 2019

India’s Nayara Energy to cut Iran oil imports

No lesson from Iran: Finally the North Korea lost to US

Ridiculous allegation: Netanyahu claimed to help the lack of water in Iran

On June 6, 1963, at least 116 Shia Muslims were massacred

Would Ch.Nisar dent PML-N as independent candidate?

SC suspends tax deductions on prepaid cellphone top-up cards

Gwadar-Chabahar connectivity to deepen economic ties

Mammoth Challenge: Can Pakistan avoid its name from FATF?

Why Khawaja Haris refused to defend Nawaz Sharif?

Cat is out of the bag: How PTM fooled people to gain political mileage?

Fox News calls Donald Trump a ‘dictator’

Qatar on Saudi war threat: World not living in law of the jungle era

Closure of mosques in Austria may lead to ‘war between cross & crescent’ – Erdogan

AL QUDS DAY 2018: THOUSANDS RALLY THROUGH LONDON IN SUPPORT OF PALESTINE + PHOTOS

Israel agents trained India commandos leading Sikh temple raid

‘UAE buying Jerusalem properties on behalf of Israel’

No party ticket: Would PML-N abandon Ch.Nisar?

A road to defeat: Did Imran Khan commit a historic blunder?

Nawaz behind bars: PML-N in further disarray

Has Jahangir Tareen parted ways with Imran Khan?

‘UN deal with Myanmar could return Rohingya Muslims to killing fields’

‘US used 9/11 attacks to target Muslims’

Horrific moment IDF gas canister hits Palestinian in the face

US Professor: Mohammed Bin Salman is world’s richest Zionist

Politics in the mess: Who will be next Prime Minister of Pakistan?

Hamas Deputy Chief thanks Pakistani nation over support to Palestine

A thickening plot: Would sending Nawaz behind bars benefit PML-N in elections?

Would Pakistan jump into stalled Afghan peace process again?

Austria could expel up to 60 Turkish-funded imams

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Qatar replacing UAE as hawala trade hub for Iran

1397/2/4 | 10:33
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 | 10:33
  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 | 10:33
  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 | 10:33
  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 | 10:33
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 | 10:33
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 | 10:33
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 | 10:33
  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 ...

Half of UAE’s residents in debt

1396/7/30 | 10:33
  The increase of the value added tax in the UAE, effective next year, is expected to intensify the suffering of UAE residents, the majority of whom already live under debt.   Moreover, the VAT is also expected to hit some trade activity, such as the diamond industry and the construction industry, as it will raise the cost of services and goods for the residents. According to a study by Amazon’s PayFort, recently published on personal debt in Arab countries, almost 50 per cent of the UAE’s residents are drowning in a sea of debt.   The ...

Fall in oil price pushes Abu Dhabi to sell bonds valued at $10bn

1396/7/20 | 10:33
  The government of Abu Dhabi announced on Tuesday that it has sold bonds worth $10 billion in what was the second such move in the UAE since oil prices started to fall in 2014.   According to a statement by the Department of Finance of the oil-rich emirate, the bonds were offered in three groups for a period of 10 to 30 years. The interest rates attached to the bonds range from 2.5 per cent to 4 per cent. The sale attracted investors regionally and globally, with more than 500 applications received, valued in excess of $30 billion.   Abu ...