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Promoting Pakistan’s identity

The 9/11 incident not only drastically changed the United States forever but Muslims around the world were impacted as racism and discrimination intensified. This led to a tough situation for Muslims as they now had to not only defend themselves

‘Ertugrul’ actor Dogan Alp arrives in Pakistan

ISTANBUL: Turkish star Cavit Çetin Güner who essayed the role of ‘Dogan Alp’ in ‘Ertugrul’ has arrive in Pakistan. Through his Instagram story, it has been revealed that the actor will touch down in Islamabad. Güner shared the exciting news

Japan sends destroyer to Middle East in wake of US-Iran conflicts

TOKYO: Japan sent a naval destroyer to the Middle East in a rare move on Sunday to ensure the safety of its ships in the wake of conflicts between Iran and the US. For an information-collection mission in the Gulf

Palestinians protest against Trump’s Middle-East proposal

JERUSALEM: On Wednesday, Palestinians demonstrated against the controversial peace agreement of President Donald Trump, which provides Israel a green light to annex key parts of the occupied West Bank. The demonstrations, including isolated conflicts, highlighted the depth of anger with

Pakistan backs Palestinian state with Jerusalem as capital

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Wednesday released a statement on the announcement of the peace plan for the Middle East by the United States known as the ‘Deal of the Century’. The Foreign Office said that Pakistan has consistently supported

Trump reveals new plan for Middle East, hails ‘big step for peace’

WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump revealed long-awaited details of a US plan on Tuesday to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian dispute, cautioning that it may serve the last chance at statehood for the Palestinians. Donald Trump in a White House news

PM directs Qureshi to visit US, Iran, Saudi Arabia to defuse tensions

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said he has directed Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi to visit Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the United States over the escalating tensions in the Middle East. In a statement on micro-blogging site Twitter,

Pakistan won’t be part of any regional conflict: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday called for immediate measures for de-escalation in the Middle East saying Pakistan will not be part of any conflict in the region. The prime minister expressed deep concern over the evolving situation in

NATO to hold urgent meeting over Middle East situation

BRUSSELS: NATO ambassadors will gather on Monday in Brussels for an urgent meeting supervised by the head of the military alliance over the situation in the Middle East after a US drone attack. The meeting will take place in Brussels,

Turkish troops in Libya

Ever since the downfall of longtime dictator Muammer Qadhafi in 2011, Libya has been in complete turmoil, anarchy and on the verge of being declared a failed state. Turkey has now announced that it will send troops in the conflict-ridden

Assuaging Saudi concerns

Prime Minister Imran Khan’s major successes have come on the diplomatic front. After strengthening relations with Saudi Arabia, UAE and Iran, the prime minister will be embarking on his maiden official visit to the Gulf state of Bahrain. PM Imran

Prime Minister Imran Khan to visit Saudia Arabia tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will depart for a brief visit to Saudia Arabia tomorrow on Tuesday. The prime minister is expected to meet King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman. He is likely to