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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

Imran Khan’s Pakistan stands up to US like a sovereign nation: Analyst

Regional intelligence services behind Chabahar terror attack

2nd Speakers' Conference releases final statement

Controversy erupts over information portfolio; Chaudhry offers to step down in Rashid's favour

6 injured in blast at Milad gathering in Karachi's Gulistan-i-Jauhar area

Pakistan Army to Acquire FD-2000 Air Defense System With 125KM Range: Report

Can the Israeli regime attack Lebanon ?!

Bahria Town in Trouble? Employees, Residents & Customers protest

Shia Muslims lament inaction against terrorists for Parachinar blast

US Centcom Chief accuses Pakistan of using Taliban as a hedge against India

Top general warns of another 9/11 if US pulls out of Afghanistan

NAB should stay the way it is: Nawaz

China mission launches to far side of Moon

US sanctions against Iranian nation 'clear example of economic terrorism'

Backdoor diplomacy: Saad spills the beans on PML-N strategy to ‘go soft’ on PTI

President House opens door to public

‘Trade potential between Pakistan, India can be engine for prosperity’

Iran to give crushing response to perpetrators of Chabahar terrorist attack

US report highlights murky world of ‘contractors’ in Pakistan

Society’s mindset needs to be changed to combat harassment: Mazari

SC gives Wapda 15 to prepare new PC-1

Imran wants peace in Kabul without fighting others’ war

Govt wants SBP to consult Centre on exchange rate

Can Russia put an end to western hegemony?

Military-Media: Collaboration to counter propaganda?

Trump’s letter to PM Khan: A long-overdue realization

Biography of Shaikh Saduq

US new sanctions to impact Iranian nation: Dorsey

Constitutional rights to be extended to people of Gilgit-Baltistan

Tel Aviv’s ‘northern shield’ operation’s objective in Lebanon border

Hindu Yuva Vahini Announces Rs 1 Cr Reward For Beheading Congress MLA Navjot Singh Sidhu

Funeral ceremony held for two martyrs of Chabahar terror attack

New Zealand beat Pakistan by 123 runs in third Test, clinch series 2-1

From worse to worst: Another scam of Nawaz Sharif revealed

US government, record-holder of defeat against Iran

'Do not want Pakistan treated like a hired gun': PM Khan on US ties

US fails to condemn Hamas at UN General Assembly

Saudi warplanes launch 28 airstrikes on Yemen, kill 3 amid Sweden peace talks

Pakistan army wants US to leave Afghanistan

ISPR DG warns PTM not to cross limits

Chabahar rocked by Bomb attack: 3 killed

PTI minister Azam Swati resigns 'to uphold moral authority'

Is Trump’s letter a failure of his “New South Asia” policy?

Another Karkare? Slain Policeman was investigating Hindu lynchings of Muslims

Gullu Butt hugs Tahirul Qadri: Irony of the day

I paved way for a ‘Dentist’ President: Zardari’s comments spark uproar

Pakistan must ‘save’ CPEC before its too late

Turkey files arrest warrants for Saudi crown prince allies over Khashoggi murder

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Fifa threatens to ban PFF if SC-ordered elections held

1397/9/14 | 04:20
  Fifa has threatened to suspend the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) if the Supreme Court (SC) orders of fresh elections are carried out. The SC ordered fresh elections for PFF last month with a Returning Officer to be in charge of the process. While the elections will take place according to the order, Fifa is adamant that Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat should be allowed to complete its tenure without any “third party” interference. However the matter is getting murkier, as, in this case, the third party is the country’s Apex ...

PM Imran invites FIFA president to visit Pakistan, says Kaleemullah

1397/9/10 | 04:20
Pakistan star football player Kaleemullah Khan said that Prime Minister Imran Khan has invited FIFA President Gianni Infantino to visit Pakistan. On his official Facebook page, Kaleemullah wrote: “Prime Minister Imran Khan has invited FIFA President Gianni Infantino to visit Pakistan in an effort to revive football & sports activities in Pakistan.” Expressing happiness over the development, fans appreciated the move as one wrote: “Football developing….that’s all we want.”     ...

Croatian president can’t wait for final

1397/4/23 | 04:20
  Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said on Friday she could not wait for the World Cup final against France, as officials worked overtime to meet the huge demands from fans needing passports. Zlatko Dalic’s side reached Sunday’s final after beating England 2-1 in extra-time in Moscow on Wednesday, sparking wild scenes of excitement both in the Luzhniki Stadium and in Croatia. “I feel extremely excited, I don’t know how I will wait until Sunday,” said Grabar-Kitarovic, who is going to attend the game. “Regardless ...

Saudi referee handed lifetime ban for match-fixing

1397/2/27 | 04:20
  The Saudi Arabia Football Federation (SAFF) has called on the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to withdraw Fahad al-Mirdasi from next month’s World Cup in Russia after the referee was handed a lifetime ban for a match-fixing attempt. The Riyadh-based federation has asked the world’s soccer governing body to slap the measure against the 32-year-old after having confessed to offering to fix King's Cup final between Saudi Premier League football clubs al-Ittihad and al-Faisaly on May 12. According to the SAFF, ...

Egypt likely to be removed from the 2018 World Cup

1396/8/6 | 04:20
  The head of the World Federation of Football Federation (FIFA), Gianni Infantino, stated that he could reconsider the presence of the Egyptian national team in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia due to the statement by the foreign minister of this country.   Infantino said the speech of the Egyptian Foreign Minister was a clear disrespect to FIFA and its members, and a clear intervention by a political officer in football. The head of the international football federation said that the FIFA should hold a meeting and examine the interventions ...

Syria holds Iran to 2-2 draw in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification match

1396/6/15 | 04:20
The Iranian men's national team has been held to a draw against Syria but succeeded to remain top of its group in the third round of the 2018 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup qualification tournament. On Tuesday evening, Team Melli started its Group A match at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium in a fine manner, and attacking 31-year-old professional footballer Ashkan Dejagah made an early attempt to run at the Syrian goal; however, the temptation to play the ball in haste forced him to give ball away. In ...

FIFA refuses to punish Saudi players over London attacks snub

1396/3/20 | 04:20
FIFA has refused to punish the Saudi Arabia men’s national football team after they snubbed a minute’s silence in memory of the London terrorist attack victims before a World Cup qualifier against Australia. Eight people – including two Australian nationals – were killed and more than 50 injured when a group of three terrorists drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and then began stabbing revelers in London’s busy Borough Market area on June 3, before being shot dead by police marksmen. On Thursday, Australia met Saudi Arabia ...

Saudi cleric calls on FIFA to ban sign of cross, Twitter fires back

1396/2/29 | 04:20
A hardline Saudi cleric has called on football’s governing body, FIFA, to prohibit players from making the sign of the cross in celebration on the field. As expected, not only have his calls fallen on deaf ears, but he has also been lambasted online. Mohammed Alarefe boasts 17.5 million Twitter followers, which, though impressive, is unlikely to hold any sway with FIFA’s elite. “I’ve seen video clips of athletes, soccer players running, shooting and when they win they make the symbol of the cross on their chests and my question is do ...

Corruption in Pakistan: From politics to sports

1394/3/28 | 04:20
SHAFAQNA PAKISTAN (Shia News Agency)-Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) president Faisal Saleh Hayat has been dismissed for incompetence and fund embezzlement after an extraordinary meeting of the federation, local media reported. Only 18 of the 26 members of the PFF were present at the meeting in Islamabad on Tuesday where Hayat was also suspended from the PFF and secretary Ahmad Yar Khan Lodhi kicked out of the body, a local newspaper reported. Despite the dismissal, Hayat, 62, who sits on FIFA’s strategic committee, is still eligible to stand ...

Scandalized FIFA

1394/3/9 | 04:20
SHAFAQNA PAKISTAN (Shia News Agency)- Soccer is the most popular sport in the world, with 240 million people regularly playing the game, according to a FIFA estimate. Even in the United States, traditionally considered indifferent to soccer, interest is growing. More Americans watched last year's U.S.-Portugal World Cup game than watched the 2014 NBA Finals or baseball's 2013 World Series. However the recent corruption scandal has rattled the soccer fans. It has seen two of its vice presidents amongst seven FIFA officials being arrested by the ...