Dozens dead as Israel, Hamas escalate aerial bombardments

JERUSALEM: Hostilities escalated between Israel and Hamas, raising the death toll in two days to 32 Palestinians and three people in Israel, with Israel carrying out multiple air strikes in Gaza and the militant group firing rockets at Tel Aviv.

Pillion riding banned in Karachi, Islamabad on New Year’s Eve

KARACHI: The Sindh Home Department on Monday midnight will implement imposition of Section 144 in Karachi to prevent any untoward incident or raucous behaviour on New Year’s Eve. According to a notification issued by the department, Section 144 will be