Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities represented a “dangerous escalation not only toward the Kingdom but also the entire world.” The Crown More »

Makkah Governor to announce moderation award on Wednesday

Makkah Governor to announce moderation award on Wednesday

:: Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid Al-Faisal will announce the winners of the 2019 moderation award at a press conference at King Abdul Aziz University on Wednesday. The award, in its third year, More »

Saudi Arabia wants global community to confront Aramco attackers

Saudi Arabia wants global community to confront Aramco attackers

:: The Cabinet on Tuesday strongly condemned the attacks on two Saudi Aramco facilities in Abqaiq and Khurais and reaffirmed the Kingdom’s ability to effectively deal with such attacks and their impact. More »

UAE’s FM Anwar Gargash says Aramco attacks are dangerous escalation

UAE’s FM Anwar Gargash says Aramco attacks are dangerous escalation

:: UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Tuesday that the Aramco attacks are a dangerous escalation. Justifying the terrorist attacks on the two oil facilities as a More »

India arrests senior Kashmir leader under controversial law

India arrests senior Kashmir leader under controversial law

:: A Parliament member who is a senior pro-India politician in Indian-controlled Kashmir was arrested Monday under a controversial law that allows authorities to imprison someone for up to two years without More »

 

Tag Archives: Islamabad

Pakistan slams India over Kashmir remarks

:: Pakistan fired back Wednesday at New Delhi’s “jingoistic rhetoric” after India’s foreign minister vowed to retake Islamabad’s portion of the disputed Kashmir region as tensions flare between the nuclear-armed rivals. The neighbors have been locked in an escalating war

Afghan leaders begin peace summit in Pakistan

Ashraf Ghani

:: Dozens of Afghan political leaders are holding a peace conference in neighboring Pakistan to pave the way for further Afghan-to-Afghan dialogue. The three-day conference comes ahead of President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to Pakistan next week. Ghani, his political opponents

Trump writes to Imran Khan, seeks Pakistan’s help in Afghanistan

:: Pakistan’s foreign ministry said Monday that US President Donald Trump has written a letter to prime minister Imran Khan seeking Islamabad’s support in securing a “negotiated settlement” to the war in Afghanistan. The development comes as Washington steps up

Pakistan’s new president Arif Alvi sworn in

:: Pakistan’s new President Arif Alvi was sworn in at a ceremony in Islamabad on Sunday, concluding the country’s peaceful transfer of power to its new government after a turbulent election campaign. His appointment further cements the ruling party’s power

Saudi media minister in talks with Pakistan PM

:: Saudi Arabia’s Media Minister Dr. Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad held talks with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday as part of an official visit to the country. Following a welcome at Khan’s office, the two men discussed Saudi-Pakistani

Imran Khan’s party begins coalition talks as rivals plan protests

:: Imran Khan’s party said it has begun talks with independents and small parties to form a coalition government after a resounding triumph in Pakistan’s general election, as rival parties planned protests over alleged vote rigging. Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party

Pakistan’s Imran Khan inches toward election victory as opponents cry foul

:: Pakistani authorities said on Thursday full results of a general election would be delayed as cricket hero-turned-politician Imran Khan led in a partial count that opponents said was rigged. The party of Khan’s jailed chief rival, ousted Prime Minister

Pakistan’s interior minister Ahsan Iqbal wounded in a gun attacked

:: Pakistan’s interior minister Ahsan Iqbal survived an assassination attempt on Sunday, officials said, an incident likely to heighten political tensions ahead of general elections expected in late July. “Ahsan Iqbal was targeted and shot in the arm,” Asim Khan,

Pakistani police book US Embassy officer for ‘interference’

:: Islamabad police have charged a US Embassy security officer for trying to stop the arrest of an American diplomat whose car had injured a bike rider on Sunday. A Toyota Jeep driven by diplomat Chad Rex Ausburn hit motorcyclist

Pakistani Pashtun rights group attracts 8,000 to rally despite state pressure

:: A Pakistani ethnic rights group drew over 8,000 people to a rally in Lahore on Sunday, despite pressure from security officials to call off the event focusing on human rights violations in areas bordering Afghanistan. The leader of the

Pakistan court bans ex-PM Sharif from elections for life

:: Pakistan’s Supreme Court has barred former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from running in elections for life, ruling on a petition asking the tribunal whether the disqualified premier could ever run again. The court says that under the country’s constitution,

Emirates flight stairway collapses at Islamabad airport, 5 injured

:: An Emirates flight stairway collapsed at Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Islamabad on Tuesday, causing five injuries according to the Tribune. According to airport officials, the plane was departing to Dubai when the incident happened. Rescue officials said that

Shifting alliances as Pakistan manages relationship with US

:: As Pakistan navigates its troubled relationship with the United States and scrambles to avoid being blacklisted for doing too little, too late to stop terror funding, regional alliances are shifting and analysts ponder whether a cozier relationship with countries

Pakistan’s Imran Khan ties knot to ‘spiritual adviser’ in third marriage

:: Pakistani cricketer-turned-politican Imran Khan has tied the knot for the third time, his party said on Sunday, confirming his marriage to a woman local media call a “faith healer”. Khan, who captained the Pakistan team when it won the

First the World, now Pakistan: Imran Khan seeks election glory

Imran Khan

:: Clad in a tracksuit and ankle weights, Imran Khan lounges in a plush chair and announces this is his political moment: the World Cup cricket champion believes power in Pakistan is his for the taking. After years in the

Book says Pakistan clerics issue fatwa against ‘un-Islamic’ suicide bombings

:: More than 1,800 Pakistani Muslim clerics have issued an Islamic directive, or fatwa, forbidding suicide bombings, a book due to be unveiled by the government on Tuesday says. Suicide attacks are frequently condemned as fanatical and immoral, especially when

Pakistan summons US ambassador over ‘lies and deceit’ Trump tweet

:: Pakistan has summoned the US ambassador, an embassy spokesman said Tuesday, a rare public rebuke after Donald Trump lashed out at Islamabad with threats to cut aid over “lies” about militancy. Ambassador David Hale was asked to go to

Family of detained Indian ‘spy’ to visit him in Pakistan

:: The wife and mother of an Indian naval officer facing the death penalty for espionage in Pakistan will arrive for a rare meeting with him in the country’s capital, despite lingering tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbors, a foreign

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