Iran, China sign 25-year cooperation agreement

TEHRAN: China and Iran signed a 25-year cooperation agreement to strengthen their long-standing economic and political alliance. “Relations between the two countries have now reached the level of strategic partnership and China seeks to comprehensively improve relations with Iran,” Chinese

Ceasefire agreement

In a significant development, Pakistan and India have agreed to strictly observe ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC). The rare move is a thaw in relations between the two countries which have plunged in recent years due to the

US welcomes India-Pakistan ceasefire agreement

NEW YORK: The United States welcomed a joint statement from India and Pakistan that they have agreed to maintain a ceasefire along the disputed border in Kashmir. “This is a positive step towards greater peace and stability in South Asia,

Israel, UAE sign mutual visa exemption deal

DUBAI: United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel have signed four agreements during the first high-level visit from the Gulf state to Tel Aviv since the two countries establish official ties last month. Emirati Finance Minister Obaid Humaid al-Tayer and several

Eight nations sign Artemis agreements for moon exploration

WASHINGTON: Eight countries have signed an international pact for moon exploration called the Artemis Accords, NASA announced. The accords, named after NASA’s Artemis moon program, seek to build on existing international space law by establishing “safety zones” that would surround

US-Taliban sign peace deal

The US and the Afghan Taliban have finally signed a historic peace agreement that could pave the way for ending the nearly two-decade-long war in the country and the gradual withdrawal of thousands of foreign troops. The scenes in the

Pakistan welcomes signing of US-Taliban peace agreement

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has welcomed the signing of a peace agreement between the United States  and Afghan Taliban in Doha, witnessed by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi who was present on the occasion. Talking to media persons after the signing ceremony,

Brexit confirmed

After nearly three years of political divisions and bitter disputes, which saw two prime ministers being pushed from office and a divisive general election last month, the UK is finally expected to quit the European Union on January 31. UK

UK policymakers finally approve historic Brexit agreement

LONDON: Britain’s parliament finally approved Brexit deal on Thursday, making it the first country to leave the European Union by the end of this month, putting an end to years of arguments that overthrew two governments and divided a nation.

Pakistan rejects India’s demand not to charge Sikh pilgrims

ISLAMABAD: India has demanded not to charge any service fees to the Sikh pilgrims, while Pakistan has given a clear reply that the fee would be mandatory for pilgrims. Both the states reached at the decision during the third round