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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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Saudi authorities arrest Sheikh Nasser Al-Omar in Mecca

1397/5/25 | 20:45
    The Saudi authorities have arrested renowned cleric, Sheikh Nasser Al-Omar, in Mecca, the Prisoners of Conscience Twitter account said yesterday. “We confirm the news of the arrest of Shaikh Nasser Al-Omar, a former professor at the Faculty of Fundamentals of Religion at Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, and the suspension of his Twitter account,” the group posted yesterday. The Saudi authorities called Sheikh Al-Omar in September last year for investigation and asked him not to interfere in or discuss at political ...

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

1397/5/24 | 20:45
A political dissident and Muslim preacher in Saudi Arabia has reportedly died as a result of torture while in regime custody as a crackdown led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against Muslim preachers and intellectuals widens in the conservative oil-rich kingdom. The rights group Prisoners of Consciousness, which is an independent non-governmental organization advocating human rights in Saudi Arabia, announced in a post on its official Twitter page on Tuesday that Sheikh Suleiman al-Doweesh had lost his life due to severe torture he was ...

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

1397/5/22 | 20:45
The Saudi-led coalition has likely used a US-made bomb in its deadly airstrike on a bus carrying Yemeni schoolchildren, a local journalist reports, amid growing international criticisms of Washington’s lucrative arms sales to the Riyadh regime and its allies. Photos shared by journalist Nasser Arrabyee show pieces of a Raytheon Mark 82 general-purpose free-fall bomb apparently recovered from the scene, RT reported Monday. Arrabyee tweeted the shocking photos on Saturday, two days after Saudi-led warplanes targeted the Yemeni school bus in ...

EU calls on Saudis to clarify women rights activists' detentions

1397/5/21 | 20:45
The EU has called on Saudi Arabia to clarify on the circumstances concerning the detentions of women rights activists. "The EU has been engaging constructively with the Saudi authorities seeking clarification on the circumstances surrounding the arrests of women human rights defenders in Saudi Arabia, notably with regard to the specific accusations brought against them," said EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini's stockwoman on Saturday. "We have been emphasizing the relevance of the role of human rights defenders and civil society groups ...

Amnesty staffer falls prey to Saudi-related spyware made by Israel

1397/5/11 | 20:45
Amnesty International says one of its employees was targeted with Israeli-made surveillance software using Saudi protest bait, in what is believed to be part of a deliberate attempt to spy on the rights group. In a 20-page report released on Wednesday, Amnesty said one of its staff members in early June received a suspicious WhatsApp message in Arabic, containing details about an alleged protest outside the Saudi embassy in Washington, D.C., followed by a link to a website. "Can you please cover [the protest] for your brothers detained in Saudi ...

Riyadh backpedaling on Israel after Arab anger?

1397/5/9 | 20:45
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has voiced support for Palestinians after reports that Riyadh had given its green light to a contentious US "deal of the century" on the future of the occupied territories.  "We will not abandon you ... We accept what you accept and we reject what you reject," King Salman told Palestinian Authority chairman President Abbas in a recent meeting, reports said on Sunday. Salman's pledge came after an Israeli daily reported in June that Saudi Arabia, along with the UAE, Egypt and Jordan, had assured the US of their ...

Despite normalization .. Tel Aviv seeks to disrupt the steps of Riyadh to possess a nuclear weapon

1397/5/5 | 20:45
On two contradictory lines the Saudi authorities are moving in relations with the West and normalization with the Zionist occupation. At a time when Riyadh is strengthening its ties with Tel Aviv, the latter is trying to stop Riyadh’s nuclear ambitions. Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz stressed that he is confident that the United States will not ease non-proliferation standards in any nuclear deal with the Saudi authorities . Steinitz and after meeting with officials from the administration of US President Donald Trump, the Zionist minister ...

Saudi Arabia hires UK-based The Independent to launch Persian news site

1397/4/30 | 20:45
  Saudi Arabia has hired the UK-based Independent media corporation to launch a slew of news websites in Persian and other languages. Under the deal, the British outfit would create up to four websites for the Saudi Research and Marketing Group (SRMG), which is tied to the Saudi royal family and often promotes the regime's agenda. Despite ownership by the SRMG, the news outlets -- Independent Arabia, Independent Urdu, Independent Turkish, and Independent Persian -- would be owned and operated by SRMG and would follow the editorial standards ...

Emirati prince hiding in Qatar accuses UAE rulers of blackmail and corruption

1397/4/25 | 20:45
  An Emirati prince has sought asylum in Qatar after fleeing his country over claims that his life was in danger because of a dispute with the UAE's rulers. According to the New York Times on Sunday, Sheikh Rashid bin Hamad al-Sharqi, 31, is the second son of the emir of Fujairah and arrived in Doha on May 16. Sheikh Rashid accuses Emirati leaders of blackmail and corruption, but does not seem to have evidence to support his claims. Reports of the prince's defection to Qatar began to circulate in May. He also noted that tensions were ...

Two killed in attack on security checkpoint in Saudi Arabia's Qassim: Interior ministry

1397/4/18 | 20:45
A Bangladeshi resident and a member of Saudi Arabia's security forces have been killed in an attack on a security checkpoint in the town of Buraydah in the Qassim province, north of the capital Riyadh. "A security checkpoint on the Buraydah-Tarfiyah road in Qassim region came under fire from three terrorists riding in a vehicle on Sunday afternoon," said a statement released by the kingdom's interior ministry on Sunday.   "Two of the terrorists were killed and a third was wounded and transferred to hospital," it added. “Three terrorists ...