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Belgium knock listless Pakistan out of World Cup

TALIBAN ATTACK ON INTELLIGENCE TEAM NEAR KABUL KILLS AT LEAST 12

AGREEMENT ON PRISONERS SWAP REACHED AT YEMEN TALKS IN SWEDEN

Market watch: Stocks continue to bleed as index drops 545 points

Govt has no right to remain in power if it can't bring back stashed wealth: Fawad

US BLACKLISTS PAKISTAN FOR SUPPRESSION OF RIGHTS OF RELIGIOUS MINORITIES

LEBANESE ISF FOILED MAJOR TERROR ATTACK THRU OPERATION LETHAL CHEESE

IRAQ CELEBRATES NATIONAL HOLIDAY TO MARK FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF DAESH DEFEAT

IRAQ TO SEND DELEGATION TO US TO SEEK SANCTIONS WAIVER FOR IRAN GAS IMPORT

ALLAMA JAVAD NAQVI CONCERNED OVER ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCE OF SHIA MUSLIMS

A doctor of dubious distinctions

NAB goes after Marriyum Aurangzeb: What is the future of PML-N?

Why is the Afghan war unwinnable?

MWM announces support f for PTI candidate in Punjab by-election

5th Gen. War: How Pakistani media played in the hands of enemy?

Nikki Haley’s swansong at the UN was an embarrassment

Pellet Horror In Kashmir

Dr Shireen Mazari criticises HEC for ‘harassing’ foreign degree holders

Three people killed, 12 wounded in France attack

US action may hurt Pak economy

Lack of religious freedom alleged: Pakistan placed on US black list

Democracy, constitution & rule of law: Essentials to take Pakistan forward

Tit for Tat: Canadian ex-diplomat detained in China amid spat over Huawei executive’s detention

Time magazine names Khashoggi 'person of the year'

IS presence in Afghanistan a 'constant threat to Pakistan'

Who is Umm-ul-Baneen?

Govt releases 41pc less funds for development projects

Recent ballistic missile test significant for Iran: Gen. Hajizadeh

US, allies seeking to undermine Iran, Russia

Leader: Outgrowth of Revolution leading to enemy’s defeat

Islam, Humanity and Human Values

Pakistan must not recognize Israel, PLF letter to President and Prime Minister

Hamza Shahbaz's name placed on ECL

Helena Saeed: The first female AIG Police

A formal Arab-USA alliance brewing against Iran

Kashmir boy who acted in Bollywood movie martyred

Is there really a ban on Overseas Pakistanis to bring mobile phone?

Saad Rafique, brother Salman taken into NAB custody in Paragon Housing scam case

100 days not enough to judge performance: Aitzaz Ahsan

PTI to rely on Ordinances: Why is Opposition not happy?

Two Russian nuclear-capable bombers in Venezuela for joint exercises

Peshawar girl to represent country in US Open U-15 squash

PPP questions govt claim of seizing ‘ill-gotten’ £400m abroad

Iran High Council of Human Rights condemns crackdown on French people

THE deadlock appears closer to being broken

Balochistan cabinet shocked by CPEC presentation

EU's Mogherini says promised SPV to Iran to be in place in coming weeks

Weakening external sector: World Bank cancels $250m emergency relief loan

Decision to assassinate Arafat approved by Saudis: Former senior advisor

Persian Gulf kingdom sought to buy Israeli Hermes attack drones: Report

India shifted BLA commander to Afghanistan, claims Dr Jumma Marri

Indian troops martyred 95,238 Kashmiris in IoK since January 1989

India end Australia Test drought in nail-biter

“PM Khan tried to get me killed”: Serious accusation or a hilarious joke?

NO PLACE IN ISRAEL SAFE FROM HIZBULLAH MISSILES: NAIM QASSEM

Is Punjab Government giving special treatment to Shahbaz Sharif?

MYANMAR BECOMES HELL FOR KACHIN CHRISTIANS AFTER ROHINGYA MUSLIMS

DAESH TERRORISTS' RUSSIAN WIDOWS SEEK RETURN TO THEIR COUNTRY

SAUDI FM REJECTS TURKISH DEMAND FOR KHASHOGGI MURDER SUSPECTS’ EXTRADITION

NEW ME SECURITY PACT FOR US ALLIED ARAB REGIMES BEING WORKED OUT

After Trump's letter to Imran, US tirade against Pakistan continues

HOUTHI ANSARULLAH OPEN FOR MORE TALK IF SWEDEN PROCESS YIELDS: SALAM

PAKISTAN FOREIGN MINISTER FORESEES RESTORATION OF US AID

KP CM SEEKS REPORT ON TALIBAN EXTORTION COMPLAINTS

MBS: My strange experience of teaching the Saudi crown prince

PM Imran to review ministries’ performance every three months

PGCC should take Kuwait approach, avoid nonsense: Spox

Asian Classic Power-Lifting: Baig ends Pakistan’s medal wait after 15 years

Allocation of idle LNG capacity to private sector can save $100m

PML-N’s last ditch efforts to save its Quaid

Malaysian PM Mahathir defends PM Khan’s statement on ‘U-turn’

Exposure to air pollution can raise risk of miscarriage, study warns

Imran ‘India’s best bet’ after Pervez Musharraf: ex-Indian spy chief

We lost Test series against New Zealand due to our own mistakes, says Sarfraz

Saudi Arabia rules out extraditing Khashoggi case suspects

US needs ‘puppet’ like Saudi Arabia to achieve global domination: Analyst

Hezbollah: No spot in Israel safe from our missiles

Do not recommend leaving Afghanistan, says US military chief

Speaker Asad Qaisar meets Iranian President, counterpart in Tehran

US accuses Huawei CFO of Iran sanctions cover-up

Atletico, Sevilla go joint top with Barca

Sheikh Rasheed stirs controversy over information portfolio

Now, visa-free travel to this North American country

The deal behind the doors: PML-N looks ready to show flexibility on PAC chairman issue

Larijani: US creating terrorist groups

Punjab Will Have Uniform Syllabus By March 2020

Govt framing national tariff policy to boost exports

Two Iranians nominated for best Asian futsal coach

Over 1,700 arrested in latest 'yellow vest' protests in France

Iran, Russia stress support for private sectors in sanctions era

NAB is an autonomous body: Javed Iqbal

Pakistan may soon clear K-Electric’s sale

PM Imran, President Alvi due in Karachi today

Qatari emir, sultan of Oman not to join PGCC summit in Saudi Arabia

Not a nepotism: Fawad’s brother appointed as Punjab AAG

Who misfed PM Imran Khan?

The Wooing of Jared Kushner: How the Saudis Got a Friend in the White House

Super-Calm Asad Shafiq Equals a Unique Record For Pakistan

Paris in pictures: Burned cars and graffiti littered monuments

Israel authorized sale of spyware to Saudis: Report

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NEW ME SECURITY PACT FOR US ALLIED ARAB REGIMES BEING WORKED OUT

1397/9/19 | 21:40
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al Jubeir said that Arab countries (allies of the US) are in talks with the Trump administration of United States for a new security agreement to protect the Middle East from “external aggression.” “The aim is to achieve security arrangements in the Middle East that can protect the region from external aggression... and strengthen relations between the United States and the countries of the region,” Jubeir said. The Saudi minister was talking at a news conference at the end of a Gulf Cooperation ...

US needs ‘puppet’ like Saudi Arabia to achieve global domination: Analyst

1397/9/19 | 21:40
  Saudi Arabia has is a regional "puppet" of the United States, an American analyst says, arguing that Washington needs Riyadh as part of its grand plan for global domination. Keith Preston, director of Attackthesystem.com, made the remarks while discussing Washington’s continued support for the ongoing Saudi war against Yemen despite international outrage. Timothy Lenderking, the deputy assistant secretary for Persian Gulf affairs in the Near East Bureau of the US Department of State, told a security forum in the United Arab ...

US new sanctions to impact Iranian nation: Dorsey

1397/9/16 | 21:40
James M. Dorsey, a senior fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University, says the new US sanctions will affect the lives of the Iranian people. Dorsey also says, “Iran would retain the moral high ground by remaining committed to the JCPOA.” Following is the text of the interview: The US has returned all sanctions against Iran. Do you think that the sanctions will meet the US national interest in the long term? The proof will be in the pudding. In the short term ...

Protests as Saudi crown prince visits Tunisia

1397/9/7 | 21:40
  Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held talks in Tunisia on Tuesday as hundreds of protesters rallied against his visit, urging justice over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and condemning the Yemen war. Saudi Arabia’s de facto leader, who flew in from Cairo, met with Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi before they dined together with Prime Minister Youssef Chahed. Upon receiving him, Essebsi said the Saudi royal was “not merely a guest of Tunisia, he is at home here”, stressing the importance of their countries’ ...

The Khashoggi crisis: (Re)Shaping US politics and relations with Saudi Arabia

1397/9/1 | 21:40
  The killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have gotten more than they bargained for. The killing has sparked multiple battles that are likely in coming months to shape relationships ranging from that between the United States and Saudi Arabia to those between US President Donald J, Trump, his Republican party, the US Congress, and the country’s intelligence community. The fallout of the killing could also shape Mr. Trump’s ability to pursue his policy goals in the Middle East, including forcing Iran to its knees and imposing ...

King: Saudi Arabia supports political solutions in Yemen, Syria

1397/8/29 | 21:40
  Saudi King Salman Bin Abdulaziz said yesterday that his country supports political solutions to the conflicts in Yemen and Syria. In an address to the kingdom’s Shura Council, King Salman refrained from talking about the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last month. However, he said that new directives have been given to Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman to “focus on developing human capabilities and prepare the new generation for future jobs”. “The kingdom will continue ...

When Netanyahu defends Bin Salman…

1397/8/15 | 21:40
  Benjamin Netanyahu has made no secret of his concern over the fate of Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman in the wake of the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October.   According to the Washington Post, the Israeli Prime Minister intervened with the US administration in order to relieve some of the pressure on the prince. Netanyahu also stated publically in Budapest that the US must maintain the stability of Saudi Arabia under the [de facto] leadership of Bin Salman. Of course, Netanyahu’s ...

Saudi prince: Coup against King Salman ‘imminent’

1397/8/12 | 21:40
  Saudi dissident Prince Khalid Bin Farhan Al Saud says he expects a coup to be orchestrated against King Salman and his heir, Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. “The coming period will witness a coup against the king and the crown prince,” he said while commenting on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi’s killer is known and all that is happening now are attempts to postpone a direct accusation of those who had issued the orders to have him killed, which Khalid said could be none other than Mohammed Bin Salman. According ...

Please wait your turn, everyone will get one

1397/8/7 | 21:40
    Last Friday the Arab world spoke Hebrew, as three Arab countries raised the Israeli flag. These flags were raised in Qatar as it hosted the Israeli gymnastics team, in the UAE where the Israeli judo team competed and in Oman, where Sultan Qaboos hosted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife. It was as if the Arab leaders were competing for Israel’s compassion and satisfaction, so much so that I could almost hear Netanyahu saying: “Please wait your turn, Arabs. Everyone will get one”.   These countries ...

‘The look in his eyes,’ Twitter erupts in uproar after Saudi royals meet slain journalist’s son

1397/8/2 | 21:40
  The Saudi government on Tuesday invited the son of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi to the Royal Palace in Riyadh to offer condolences. Salah, Khashoggi’s son, met with King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. Another family member of the journalist, Sahel, was also present. The crown prince is widely believed to be behind the directives to assassinate Jamal Khashoggi, although such charges have been denied by Saudi Arabia. Social media erupted in an uproar after the images were shared by the country. “Salah, Jamal ...